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April 14, 2021

The Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run For 2021

Beginning tomorrow and going on until April 17th (though our Rod Run weekends typically see eventgoers enjoy the event through Sunday as well) is the annual […]
March 11, 2021

Dollywood Grand Opening For 2021

Dollywood has sent out announcements and emails that it will be opening to their 2021 season on March 13th as well on information on their Spring […]
March 3, 2021

Shinerunners UTV Rentals

Rent a UTV and discover the Smokies in a brand new way! What could be more fun than exploring the beautiful Smoky Mountains in your UTV […]
February 17, 2021

Dollywood Opening Announcements

Dollywood has updated their website with information on opening for 2021. We thought we should let the website speak for itself with these snapshots from www.dollywood.com.
January 30, 2021

Ripley’s Sips & Sharks

Here’s something new that would inspire some of the adults-who-are-kids-at-heart-but-like-something-harder-to-drink to get out of the house and come to the Aquarium: Ripley’s Sips and Sharks. From […]
January 5, 2021

New Species Of Bee Discovered In The National Park

“It sure doesn’t have a catchy name, but the Epeolus inornatus is a big catch for Dr. Will Kuhn; the Director of Science and Research at […]
December 2, 2020

Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade 2020

Announcement from Gatlinburg regarding the Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade for 2020 (no, it’s not a cancellation!): “On December 4, the 45th Annual Fantasy of Lights […]
November 7, 2020

Smoky Mountain Winterfest Lights 2020

During the Winterfest Season Between November and February, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Provide Trolley Tours of the Smoky Mountain Christmas Lighting Displays. The city of Gatlinburg […]
August 9, 2020

Upcoming Special Events in the Smokies

It’s hard to put any kind of conventional start to a special events blog without an acknowledgement of the new normal as the US continues to […]