Pigeon Forge 4th of July Fireworks and Patriot Festival
The annual Pigeon Forge 4th of July Fireworks and Patriot Festival seems to get bigger and better each year and the 2016 Pigeon Forge 4th of July Patriot Festival is lined up to be an amazing event! The Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival begins at noon on July 4th as the food vendors and the free “Kid’s Karnival” opens up. Live music takes the stage around 1:30. The Pigeon Forge fireworks begin around 9:30pm and all festivities conclude around 10pm. It is an excellent event that the entire family will enjoy as there is entertainment for people of all ages. If you plan to attend the Fourth of July Patriot Festival in Pigeon Forge during the day, be sure to bring sunscreen as the location is a very open and exposed park that gets plenty of sun! Also, bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating…unless you love to sit in the grass. Umbrellas and popup tents are not allowed.
2016 Pigeon Forge 4th of July Details
The Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival takes place at Patriot Park (map provided below of the exact location) and is free to attend. Free parking is available at the Pigeon Forge Municipal Parking Lot on nearby Teaster Lane (between the LeConte Center and The Island). Free trolley rides will be provided to shuttle people back and forth between the parking lot and Patriot Festival. The only parking that will be available at Patriot Park will be handicap parking.
The Pigeon Forge 4th of July festivities begin at approximately noon on July Fourth and will feature food, music, entertainment, games, and an incredible fireworks display. The 2016 Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival headline performer will be Joe Diffie! He will take the stage at 8pm. Between 1:30pm and 8:00pm, numerous performers will be entertaining throughout the day including Emily Ann Roberts who was a finalist on The Voice last year!
To see the full event flyer, map, directions, list of performers, and more click here.
Map of Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge, TN
Final Thoughts about 2016 4th of July in Pigeon Forge TN
Wherever you decide to celebrate the 4th of July, we join you in honoring our nation and those who fight for it. If you or your family have served in our nation’s military or are currently serving, we give you our most sincere gratitude. Thank you!