Sure, eating burgers and hotdogs while relaxing in the backyard or at a Gatlinburg cabin rental with your family and friends is a traditional way to spend the Fourth of July. However, why not page homage and respect to the true meaning of the holiday at the Pigeon Forge event known as the Patriot Festival?
The Gatlinburg Farmers Market is a jewel within a gem that is Gatlinburg TN. It sits in the famed tourist destination hotspot that is nestled between Knoxville and Asheville. The Gatlinburg Farmers Market is open for the summer season and can be visited for 3 hours every Saturday morning (8:30 - 11:30). Fresh vegetables and handmade crafts can all be found on location.
This May, from the 25th to the 28th, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is hosting a sidewalk sale at Pigeon River Crossings. This is one of the best Pigeon Forge events for Memorial Day 2012. Shoppers can find great deals on everything from clothing to house wares. Shop this Memorial Day in a friendly atmosphere while also paying respect to this national holiday in Pigeon Forge. For more information on the event, call 1-865-453-7316.
For 14 music-filled days, the Smoky Mountains come alive with Dollywood's Barbeque & Bluegrass Performances. Located in Pigeon Forge, TN, Dollywood Amusement Park will feature over 300 musical performances from bluegrass artists from across the country. From May 26 thru June 10, 2012, the park's admission provides access to this amazing musical event, delicious East Tennessee barbeque, and all the shows, games, and rides Dollywood features.
More than 100 gospel musicians and groups will entertain over five days April 30 through May 5 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at the 8th annual Southern Gospel Music FanFair.
Mark your calendars for “A Night to Remember: An Original Musical Tribute to the Titanic” premiering Saturday, April 14 at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. This exciting premiere marks the 100th anniversary of the evening the ill-fated ship struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.
Dolly Parton's Homecoming Parade makes the perfect centerpiece to a fun and inspiring visit to Pigeon Forge, TN and the Smoky Mountains. Kicking off Pigeon Forge Springfest at 6:00 p.m. on May 11, 2012, the parade is a great excuse to come to eastern Tennessee, but the area offers plenty of beauty and excitement even after the parade ends.
Dollywood is home to the Festival of Nations. Whether you live in Gatlinburg, Tennessee or visit the Smoky Mountains on vacation, make sure that you head to this amusement park owned by county music legend Dolly Parton. The 2012 event boasts culture, art, dance, music and food from countries around the world. This is your chance to see the most popular things from around the world without a costly place ticket around the world.