3rd Annual Creekside Gospel Music Convention in November

Creekside Gospel Music Convention Three days of the best in Southern Gospel Music comes to Pigeon Forge this November 3-6. The convention will take place in Sevier County, one of the most beautiful settings that the Smoky Mountains has to offer. Scheduled artists to appear: Ava Kasich Getting her start in the Dallas Ft. Worth area at a young age, Ava Kasich parlayed her lifelong experience into a career as a featured and background vocalist for Wally Flower. She’s worked...

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Gospel Music Expo Brings Talent To Pigeon Forge During NQC

Occurring during the National Quartet Convention, the 2014 Gospel Music Expo hosts industry experts and countless artists who will showcase their talent. September 25th-27th, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., you can peruse the expo, set up with over 200 booths. The Great American Tenor Dan Keeton leads the expo as Master of Ceremonies; and several artists, including favorites such as The Hoggle Family, The Spirituals, and New Harmony, are scheduled to perform their music.  Free...

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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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