Events

When you’re planning your vacation, make sure you take a look at our Smoky Mountain events calendar below. There’s fun events happening in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg throughout the year – and there’s many you won’t want to miss!

Each season offers different special events, including concerts, seasonal celebrations, festivals and more. We’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest information, so be sure to keep checking back for more.

Start by browsing through our events below to choose the best things to do during your Pigeon Forge vacation.

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Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

Dec 02, 2022 - Dec 02, 2022
(865) 436-4178
Gatlinburg - Tennessee, 37738
Beginning at 7:30 p.m. from Baskins Creek Bypass and East Parkway, a spectacular parade line-up of balloons, floats decorated by local businesses and community groups, and high school marching bands, spans through downtown before ending at traffic light #10. Spectators are encouraged to arrive early on parade day. Tree Lighting Ceremony: City officials will host a grand illumination ceremony of the Gatlinburg Christmas Tree at 7:25 pm on the Parkway Plaza at Traffic Light #3. Parade Route: The Parade route begins at Baskins Creek By-Pass, travels to Traffic Light #3, turns south onto the Parkway, and ends at Traffic Light #10.
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