Pigeon Forge Fall Events 2014

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pigeon forge fall eventsFall is the favorite season for numerous people who visit or live in Pigeon Forge, and it’s easy to see why once you experience it! The numerous Pigeon Forge fall events combined with the natural beauty of the fall foliage colors and warm, southern hospitality come together to create a season like no other. To help you enjoy fall in Pigeon Forge, we’ve put together a list below of the most popular 2014 fall events in Pigeon Forge, TN leading up to the Winterfest Kickoff in November.

2014 Pigeon Forge Fall Events

pigeon forge fall eventsFall events in Pigeon Forge are subject to change, so be sure to check with the official website, phone number, etc to confirm event details before making your plans. Also, events may be added or removed throughout the season so check back before visiting Pigeon Forge to see what will be happening during your stay.

Pigeon Forge Events in September 2014

September 19
Bobby Bare, John Anderson, and Darryl Worley
Location: Country Tonite Theatre
Phone: 1-800-792-4308
Website: www.firstclassconcerts.com
September 27
Old Mill Heritage Day
The 11th Annual Old Mill Heritage Day at The Old Mill Square will be filled with music, food, games, demonstrations, crafts, storytelling and best of all – tradition. Throughout the day you will be able to see firsthand what a “day in the life” of a Smoky Mountain pioneer was like. Craftsmen will be on hand with demonstrations such as making lye soap, sorghum and apple butter along with cast iron cooking over open fires. Take a free guided tour of our 184 year old Historic Old Mill and see how antique engines and farm tractors were used.
Location: Old Mill Square
Website: http://oldmillheritageday.com/

Pigeon Forge Events in October 2014

Sep 22 – Nov 1
National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration 2014
Few places combine the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of fall like Dollywood during their Fall Harvest Festival. Numerous craftsman are located throughout the park creating unique, handmade goods. The sound of gospel and bluegrass fill the stages. The surrounding foliage turns to a beautiful display of red, yellow, and gold. It truly makes for a perfect place to experience fall in the Smoky Mountains!
Location: Dollywood
Phone: 1-800-DOLLYWOOD
Website: http://www.dollywood.com/themepark/festivals/National-Southern-Gospel-Harvest-Celebration.aspx
October 3 – 31
Ripley’s Fright Nights
During the weekends in October, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure turns into Ripley’s Fright Nights beginning at 6:13pm. During these special times, the fright factor is cranked up with special shows guaranteed to frighten just about anyone! Children under the age of 6 are not permitted.
Location: Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
Phone: 865-430-9991
Website: http://www.ripleys.com/gatlinburg/fright-nights/
October 9 – 26
Gatlinburg Fall Craftsmen’s Fair
The Fall Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair features numerous artists, craftsmen, musicians, and more displaying their talent and offering products for purchase throughout most of October at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. If you love skillfully handmade products, then definitely check out the Gatlinburg Fall Craftsmen’s Fair when you visit in October!
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Phone: 865-436-7479
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Fall Colors in the Smokies
The surrounding area of Pigeon Forge offers hundreds of square miles of incredible fall foliage that typically peaks in mid-to-late October. The beautiful reds, yellows, oranges, etc paint the mountains in a visual display of natural beauty that is one of the most amazing views found anywhere.
Location: Smoky Mountains
2014 Smoky Mountain Fall Colors Report and Forecast
October 17 & 18
Don Williams in Concert
Location: Country Tonite Theatre
Phone: 1-800-792-4308
Website: www.firstclassconcerts.com

Pigeon Forge Events in November 2014

Nov 8 – Jan 3
Smoky Mountain Christmas
Location: Dollywood
Phone: 1-800-DOLLYWOOD
Website: http://www.dollywood.com/themepark/festivals/Smoky-Mountain-Christmas.aspx
November 7
Con Hunley and Jimmy Fortune in Concert
Location: Country Tonite Theatre
Phone: 1-800-792-4308
Website: www.firstclassconcerts.com
Nov 11 – Feb 27
Pigeon Forge Winterfest
Winterfest 2014 kicks off in Pigeon Forge on November 11 with festivities beginning at 5pm at Patriot Park. The festivities normally include a kids’ play area, food vendors, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and musical entertainment. The traditional lighting of more than five million lights on the Winterfest displays will top off the evening.
Location: Patriot Park
November 26-30

Thanksgiving Weekend / Black Friday Shopping
Description: Thanksgiving weekend is typically a popular time for people to visit Pigeon Forge due to the extended weekend and Black Friday shopping.

Pigeon Forge Events in December 2014

Dec 19-Jan 5

Christmas Break
Description: The week around Christmas and New Year’s is a popular time for people to visit Pigeon Forge due to schools having winter breaks, Winter Extreme taking place in Gatlinburg, year-end shopping deals, etc.

Final Thoughts about Pigeon Forge Fall Events 2014

In addition to all of the “official” events taking place, also be sure to simply take a drive up to the mountains and see the scenery. The view of the Smokies is incredible during the fall and is definitely something to witness!

If you know of other fall events in Pigeon Forge that should be added to the list, be sure to let us know!


  1. CA Norryce says

    This will be our 19th straight year visiting Pigeon Forge during Winterfest Kickoff and our 4th (haven’t missed one yet) Veterans Appreciation parade , come Nov.11, 2014. We get to see all the beautiful tree scenery and all the fantastic Christmas displays in one vacation trip. It is simply beautiful. We love it !!!!

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