Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday Events
Local Area Events
Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas
Christmas is a magical time at Dollywood. Enjoy Smoky Mountain Christmas, an award-winning festival known for being the best across America. This year, there will be more lights & shows, a themed area and all of the classics that you know and love.Enjoy Glacier Ridge, showcasing a 50 foot video motion Christmas tree that was added in 2019. In addition, classic shows and productions such as It's a Wonderful Life, the Parade of Many Colors and more will return.
Pigeon Forge Winterfest
Draped in more than 5 million holiday lights, Pigeon Forge creates a winter wonderland for locals and guests alike to enjoy during the city's annual Winterfest celebration. The lights of Winterfest shine from early November until February. The best way to take in the beauty and splendor of all the holiday light displays throughout Pigeon Forge is on the Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights, which begins at the north end of the Parkway.
Whether this is your first time to visit Pigeon Forge, or you're making a return trip, Smoky Mountain Winterfest is the perfect occasion to share special memories with family and friends. Reserve your Cabin or RV site today and start making holiday memories.
Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run
Car Show • Swap Meet • Car CorralThe Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run is a spectacular 3-day event for any car enthusiast! This annual car show features a $10,000 cash giveaway, Top 25 Awards, Ultimate 5 Awards and King of the Hill. In addition to a huge swap meet with hundreds of showcars and car corral.
Music in the Mountains Spring Parade
Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and youth mentor Cal Ripken, Jr., namesake of the Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge, will lead the way in the 2022 Music in the Mountains Spring Parade on Friday, April 29. The parade kicks off at 6 p.m. on the Parkway with local and visiting marching bands, cold-air character balloons, local attraction and entertainment representatives and more! Make plans to attend this celebration of the city's rich musical heritage and look for surprise music performances around town.
Grand National F-100 Ford Show
The Grand National F-100 Show is the largest classic Ford pick-up truck event in the world. The event is open to classic Ford trucks, 1996 and older.Truckers will exhibit their trucks both inside and outside the beautiful LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge. The most popular vendors for classic Ford Trucks will have the latest and greatest parts for sale. And the Ford Truck Swap Meet will be outside the convention center with cabs, doors, grills and just about everything a trucker could possibly want.The finale to the Grand National F-100 Show will be an award ceremony to recognize the very finest classic Ford Trucks, which takes place on Saturday afternoon