The Tennessee Appalachians are a wonderful destination for a family vacation year round. Just outside the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, an attraction all its own, there is a lot of entertainment in Pigeon Forge TN that will keep the whole family entertained on your stay here in the mountains. Once an isolated mountain hamlet without major roads, the town became a tourist destination at the beginning of the 20th century with the arrival of the railroad, but still holds much of its historic mountain community lore through different outlets. Don’t miss a chance to come explore this beautiful town with the family!
Entertainment in Pigeon Forge TN
- Smoky Mountain Opry
Known as “America’s Ultimate Variety Show” this is a great place to see some of the area’s most talented singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, jugglers, and aerialists. It is a truly professional show featuring all genres from broadway, smoky mountain opry, and country to pop and comedy. You will never be bored at the Smokey Mountain Opry in Pigeon Forge.
- Biblical Times Dinner Theater
Dinner and a show is a typical night of entertainment in Pigeon Forge TN, and the Biblical Times Dinner Theater is no exception. Come hear a story of faith and miracles and see the production of Moses Mountain of God as told by the Christian explorers Jim and Penny Caldwell. Enter into this rendition of the promised land, accompanied by an epic feast.
- The Old Mill
The Old Mill was built in the 1836 to grind grains and flours for the area, and was a bustling economic center of the Great Smoky Mountains for nearly a century, providing crucial sustenance and commerce opportunities for the residents. It eventually powered the surrounding towns and housed troops during the Civil War as well as the first post office. Visiting the mill today is a trip through the area’s rich history and one of the best places for a delicious meal and to buy wonderful local goods.
Pigeon Forge is home to the world’s largest Titanic museum, which celebrates the sunken ship’s passengers and crew. Come remember the most luxurious liner of its time with monthly events where guests can experience the extravagant culture of the aristocrats of the time, and check out the underwater webcam to learn about the famous dive to the ship’s sunken remains.
This Appalachian theme park not only celebrates the life of the beloved country singer, Dolly Parton, but it is also a wonderful way to experience the area’s culture through its many historically themed rides and shows, as well as its beautiful setting in the mountains. Dollywood is always a blast!
There is no lack of entertainment in Pigeon Forge TN, and these options are just the beginning of all the great things you’ll find when you come enjoy a stay at Mountain Rentals of Gatlinburg. If you’re looking for a rustic trip exploring the mountains with some good old country entertainment thrown in the mix, you can’t get any better than the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and its beautiful surrounding towns.