Details about Pigeon Forge events, including schedules, cost and more!

If you are a children’s entertainer or are thinking about entering the field, you don’t want to miss KIDabra in Pigeon Forge. This weeklong conference is one of the largest kids show gatherings in the nation. Featuring  balloonists, clowns, historians, magicians, inventors, puppeteers and ventriloquists, KIDabra is a real treat for adults and children.

If you’re a cornhole playing pro, you could win big this August! As part of the  Stringtime in the Smokies bluegrass festival, The Old Mill Square will host the 5th Annual Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament in Pigeon Forge. This year’s grand prize is $1,000! Taking place on Saturday August 2 at 11 a.m, the Cornhole Tournament is a can’t miss event for the bean bag champion in your family.

If you love saving money when you shop, you don’t want to miss the 2014 Tennessee Tax Free Weekend! From 12:01 AM on the first Friday in August until midnight on the following Sunday, locals and visitors alike can shop tax free in Tennessee. This means that from August 1-3, you can save the standard Tennessee tax rate of 7% on a wide range of items. We’ve got the scoop on everything you need to know.

There’s nothing like Independence Day in the Great Smoky Mountains! If you’re going to be in the area for America’s Birthday, the Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival is a can’t miss event. The famous country group Lonestar will headline a day full of music, food, and (of course) fireworks. Read on to learn everything you need to know about celebrating July 4th in Pigeon Forge.

Pink margarita with lime on a barThe grand opening of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Pigeon Forge is just around the corner! On June 16, this tropical themed restaurant will welcome the public for a full day of festivities. After the ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Margaritaville will officially be open for business. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this highly anticipated bar and grill.

Country music paraphernalia If you’re a fan of live music, the Country Tonite theater is a can’t-miss stop on your next Smoky Mountain vacation. Named the “Best Show in the Smokies” and the “Best Live Country Show in America”, Country Tonite is a tour de force of music, dancing, and laugh-out-loud comedy. Now in its 19th season, this Pigeon Forge show is more popular than ever.

Country music icons, cowboy hat, cowboy boots, guitarThe nation’s most celebrated country quartet is coming to the Smokies! The legendary Oak Ridge Boys will take the stage at the Country Tonite Theater this summer for two performances filled with gorgeous harmonies, uplifting lyrics, and chart topping hits. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this upcoming show in Pigeon Forge.