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Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup Cancelled

Announced Wednesday, July 12th, 2020: The annual Pigeon Forge Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and social distancing concerns. Spring Rod Run Scheduling History  In response to the cancellation a spokesperson stated, “Due to the health and safety concerns with the COVID-19 virus situation, we have decided to

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Things To Do This July 4th Holiday in the Smokies

Tennessee Smokies Fireworks Show Date: July 3rd, 2020 Location: Smokies Stadium Cost: Tickets are $7.50 for viewing of both baseball games. The Smokies are proud to host the East Tennessee High School Baseball League Senior Game and All-Star Game on Friday, July 3rd at Smokies Stadium. The fireworks, provided by Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc will take

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Tower Shops at The Mountain Mile Update

The Mountain Mile is home to brand new 180,000 square foot multi- purpose retail and entertainment development. The Tower Shops are quickly filling with new businesses coming to the Smoky Mountains! The complex features Pigeon Forge’s new thrilling attraction, the Mountain Monster. This 200 foot thrill ride contains 4 rides in one and serves as a

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Vehicle-Free Wednesdays in Cades Cove

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced the implementation of vehicle-free access on Cades Cove Loop Road every Wednesday, from June 17 through September 30. In an effort to improve visitor experiences and lessen times of traffic congestion, the park will study these effects through the summer.   History of Vehicle Free Access   Vehicle-free time

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Dollywood Announces Park Reopening | Latest Info

Announced Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020: Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country have officially announced their reopening date for Wednesday, June 17th. Exclusive Opening days for season passholders will be Monday June 15th & Tuesday June 16th. Dolly Parton gave hopeful words in an interview saying,”When the times right and we’re all confident that you and our team at

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Alcatraz East is Now Open for All Crime Lovers!

Alcatraz East Crime Museum is now reopened! The Museum which focuses on legendary crimes and cases is taking new safety measures to help keep visitors safe and healthy. To help “police” these new safety rules, the museum is introducing their mascot, “Doc” (Department of Corrections). Guests will see various signage and friendly safety reminders from Doc throughout the

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Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run Cancelled

Announced Wednesday, May 27th, 2020: The annual Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines. Spring Rod Run Scheduling History  The original Spring Rod Run was set for April 16th- 18th, 2020. Due to Tennessee state governor’s safer at home order and CDC guidelines, the event was postponed

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Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Pigeon Forge

Memorial Day is the kick off to the summer season! While the year has been much different than we’re used to, businesses in the area are opening up just in time for the travel season! Pigeon Forge restaurants, hotels, stores, and attractions are welcoming visitors back to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains and all the

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GSMNP Announces Phase 2 Reopening of Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has announced the start of phase 2 for reopening the park to visitors. In taking additional steps forward to reopen, National Park officials opened Clingmans Dome Road on May 19th. New plans to reopen more trails on Saturday May 23rd were also announced. In accordance with the CDC, guidelines

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Pigeon Forge Arcades, Mini Golf and Other Small Attractions Now Open

As of July 1st: Businesses in the Great Smoky Mountain region are open. Face masks may be required at specific retailers. We recommend contacting the business directly for any questions regarding safety measures and updates. Following extensive guidelines from the CDC and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our visitors

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Give Mom the Best Mother’s Day Gift, a FREE Pigeon Forge Vacation!

Give mom the best Mother’s Day gift of all – a getaway to The Smoky Mountains!  Visit our Facebook page to Enter to “WIN” a weekend trip giveaway for mom or to enjoy with the family!  Either way we know you’ll have the best time and get to enjoy of the best stay, dining, and

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The Island Has Opened The Wheel and Rides Along with Shops & Restaurants!

As of July 1st: Businesses in the Great Smoky Mountain region are open. Face masks may be required at specific retailers. We recommend contacting the business directly for any questions regarding safety measures and updates. The Island in Pigeon Forge has opened all rides including the popular Great Smoky Mountain Wheel! The Island has also opened

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