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Smoky Mountain Calendar of Events

Search our exclusive Smoky Mountains calendar of events to find all of the events, craft shows, and seasonal festivals in the Smokies which interest you and your family the most. The Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville calendar of events informs our users of exactly what is going on, when it takes place and where it's happening during their Smoky Mountain vacation.

Jun 02
Through
Aug 25
Gatlinburg Square and Round Dance Convention

Gatlinburg

Come up the Mountain and be a part of our inaugural Live Music Summer Series that begins on June 2nd and runs every Saturday through August 25th. We will be featuring extraordinary local talent and our artists will bring you: soul, neo-soul, jazz, country, classic rock, and today’s hits! This will be happening at our restaurant Seasons of Ober on the mainstage from 6-8pm. Drive up Ski Mountain Road or take our scenic aerial tram up the mountain, grab a bite to eat and sit back and get your fill of great music!

This fabulous date night opportunity is a great chance for our locals in Sevier County to take advantage of their FREE tram privileges. Just show a driver’s license or proof of residency to take in the views of the The Smoky Mountains at no cost!

Jun 16
Through
Aug 05
Dollywood Summer Celebration

Pigeon Forge

Bring your family for a fun-filled day at Dollywood's Summer Celebration!

During this new event Dollywood's operating hours will be 10 AM to 10 PM daily.

Families can enjoy an array of shows and more throughout the summer.

Jun 16
Through
Aug 15
Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts Crafts Show

Gatlinburg

Hop on the "Parkway Free Trolley" in Downtown Gatlinburg for the Summer! These specially marked trolley's operate from 10 AM to 10 PM. All Gatlinburg Trolleys are Handicap Accessible.

Jun 20
Through
Jun 24
Teammate Basketball National Championship

Pigeon Forge

Our goal is to create the most memorable national tournament experience for your organization and we know that time off the court is extremely important to your parents and fans. That's what makes this tournament so special, it's an opportunity for your players and families to vacation together in one of the country's most popular destinations, all while gaining the incredible experience of growing as a team and improving as a player at the Teammate Basketball National Championship! Your organization won't find a more affordable national tournament that offers what our championship offers, we guarantee it!

Jun 22
Through
Aug 11
Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales

Gatlinburg

Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance event featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying characters from time periods as far back as 1800.

Jun 23
Jimmy Fortune and T. Graham Brown in Concert

Pigeon Forge

Tickets on sale now! Jimmy Fortune and T. Graham Brown in concert at Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge. Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8:00 pm.

Jun 26
Through
Jun 29
Rising Star Talent

Pigeon Forge

Important: To attend a 2018 National Competition, you must first qualify at one of our Regional Competitions. Please be sure to review all Rules & Regulations prior to registration.

Dancers and vocalists can show off their unique skills at the Rising Star Talent Competition. In 2018 Pigeon Forge is hosting the national competition, which features all of the regional winners as they compete to take home the top honors.

Last year more than 150,000 performers competed for over $150,000 in prizes. Performers of all ages will compete at various level. During the 4-day national competition dancers, singers and acrobats of all ages will give their best on stage in hopes of taking home a Gold, High Gold, Platinum or Elite Platinum award.

Event Contact Information

Rising Star (614) 855-7720

www.risingstartalent.com

Jun 30
June Jam Cruise In

Sevierville

$10+ donation puts you in drawings for cash, Free Beverage w/meal, discounts on mdse. 4PM to 8 PM, 50/50, Drawings & Prizes by 8 PM . Summer is in full swing.

Jul 03
Through
Jul 04
Gatlinburg - First Independence Day Parade in the Nation

Gatlinburg

Be apart of the First Independence Day Parade in the Nation! The parade kicks off at midnight on Thursday, July 3, 2018!!

Jul 03
Through
Jul 07
Star Systems (Nationals)

Sevierville

Our national dance competitions are a thing to behold! Whether you are a competitor or watching others compete, Star Systems dance competitions are the place to be to see some of the best talent in the country. Below are the current locations and dates of our upcoming talent competitions. The 2018 dance season will be a great one, and we look forward to seeing returning faces from our regional contests. Be sure to register for the appropriate national dance competition below! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Star Systems. Check out our Rules page for specific details, deadlines, and other important information about Nationals.

Jul 04
4th of July Gatlinburg Fireworks

Location: Gatlinburg Parkway

Jul 14
Murder at Sea

Pigeon Forge

Join us for a phenomenal night onboard the RMS Titanic where you'll be treated to a wonderful dinner, great music, and an auction featuring some exceptional items... but be forewarned, not every guest will make it out alive, and if you do, you're sleuthing skills will certainly be put to the challenge. The question is, are you TRULY up for an adventure?

This event is a benefit for Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic.

Please dress appropriately for formal night on a cruise.

Jul 21
Neal McCoy in Concert

Pigeon Forge

Tickets on sale now! Neal McCoy in concert at Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 8:00 pm.

Sep 21
The Oak Ridge Boys In Concert

Pigeon Forge

Tickets on sale now!

**Two Shows**The Oak Ridge Boys in concert at Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge.

Friday, September 21,2018 at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

Oct 05
Through
Oct 07
Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Festival

Sevierville

Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers FestivalThe Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Association is planning its 8th Annual Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Festival (Show & Competition) October 6-7,2018. This year’s festival will be held at a new location: the Sevier County Senior Center, 1220 W Main Street, Sevierville, Tennessee. The Festival will offer an expanded venue with a large show/competition/vender area, demonstrators, food court, silent auction and more. The show is open to the public. Admission to the Center and Festival is only $1.00 for adults, 12 and under enter free. Last years festival had 157 entries from 11 states. We are looking forward to increasing the number of participants and vendors at this year’s festival, so come join us! For detail information about the festival including classes of competition, carving categories, competition rules, etc contact Steve Baker at knotinwood@gmail.com or Richard Phillips at rdpgjp@comcast.net.

Oct 19
Restless Heart and Shenandoah in Concert

Pigeon Forge

Tickets on sale now! ** TWO SHOWS**

Restless Heart and Shenandoah in concert at Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge.

Friday, October 19, 2018, 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm.

Oct 27
Rocky Top Chocolate Wine Trail

Pigeon Forge

Halloween shouldn't only mean candy for the kids!

Enjoy a glass of wine (your choice of two offerings) paired with handcrafted desserts at each of the three locations. Take home a commemorate taster glass and souvenir wine glass when you visit the three participating locations.

Nov 07
Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff

Location: Downtown Gatlinburg

Nov 16
Gene Watson in Concert

Pigeon Forge

Tickets on sale now!

Gene Watson in concert at Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge. Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00 pm.

Dec 07
Gatlinburg Christmas Parade

Location: Downtown Gatlinburg along the Parkway