Pigeon Forge’s Summer Season Heats Up

This summer’s lineup boasts visiting country stars, new live entertainment options, family-friendly events, classes, attractions, and more. PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (May 23, 2023) – Summer is heating up, and so are Pigeon Forge’s seasonal offerings for visitors and residents. Annual traditions like Pigeon Forge’s Patriot Festival and Dollywood’s Summer Celebration, combine with new product to […]

Dollywood Begins Season-long Celebration of Biggest Year in Park History

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (March 15, 2019)—Dollywood’s 34th season—and undoubtedly the park’s biggest ever—opened today with a special preview day for season passholders and a surprise visit from Dolly Parton. In a year that also includes the opening of the largest addition in Dollywood history later this season—the $37 million Wildwood Grove—the award-winning park’s range of […]

The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Poaching: Alcatraz East Temporary Exhibit Opening Soon

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (April 25, 2017) – When a Minnesota-based dentist paid $54,000 to trophy hunt in Zimbabwe in 2015 with a professional guide, he unknowingly was about to kill the beloved and iconic lion Cecil. The images from that hunt went viral and although the dentist’s actions were not deemed illegal, the event sparked […]