Smoky Mountain Military and Relic Show Arrives August 24th

Artillery demonstrations,  civil war reenactments, antique weaponry, and more–the Smoky Mountain Military and Relic show rides into Pigeon Forge on August 23rd and 24th. Part of the month-long Celebrate Freedom event which honors servicemen and women, the Smoky Mountain Military and Relic is hosted at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center and promises to transport you into the past. For serious collectors, the event is the perfect place to find items for your...

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August’s Celebrate Freedom Honors Servicemen and Women With Discounts, Special Events

To honor those who served our country, Pigeon Forge will host “Celebrate Freedom,” a month-long event featuring discounts for servicepeople. During the month of August, the whole city contributes, offering discounts for shopping, attractions, lodging, and more. The only requirement for servicemen and women is proof of service. At Smoky Mountain Resorts, for instance, we offer offer a 25% discount at any of our Pigeon Forge hotels. Celebrate Freedom month also consists of...

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Singing News/Solid Gospel Searching For New Southern Gospel Artists

Coming to Pigeon Forge this June is the Singing News/Solid Gospel Talent Search, an exciting competition seeking the best aspiring singers in southern gospel. The field of talent has been narrowed down to only ten contestants, and they’ll be showcasing their talent in front of a you, the judge, for a chance to perform live with Gold City, win a recording session in Nashville,  and secure a spot in “Singing News Magazine.” On Friday night, the event will...

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Fireflies To Light Up Gatlinburg This June

One of the Smoky Mountains’  most popular summertime attractions is coming to Gatlinburg this June: the synchronization of the fireflies. This rare activity happens in only a few places around the world, and it just so happens that the Great Smoky Mountains–particularly the Elkmont area–is one such place. Synchronous fireflies, or “Photinus carolinus,” are a small subset of many species of firefly in the national park. Their unique synchronized...

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Bloomin’ Barbecue and Bluegrass

Bloomin’ Barbecue and Bluegrass On May 17 and 18 Sevierville will host their 9th  Annual Bloomin’ BBQ and Bluegrass festival, a two-day event filled with finger-lickin’ good barbecue, bluegrass music for all ages, crafts and more. A Tennessee State Championship, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, Bloomin’ Barbecue and Bluegrass is much more than your average barbecue event; teams from across the state crowd the booths along historic...

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Snap a Selfie This March and Win Big

Beginning on March 22nd, Smoky Mountain Resorts is excited to announce the Smoky Mountain Resorts Selfie Contest. The Oxford Dictionary chose “selfie” as the 2013 word of the year, and for good reason. Taking a selfie has become the most popular form of picture taking and sharing on the internet, namely on applications like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. With that in mind, this March Smoky Mountain Resorts will challenge our guests to take the most creative...

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