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May Events

Annual Dolly Homecoming Parade – May 5, 2017. Come watch local entertainers, fantastic floats, military veterans, marching bands, and horses make their way down the Pigeon Forge Parkway behind the grand marshal, Dolly Parton!

Pigeon Forge’s Dollywood Parade usually draws over 50,000 Dolly Parton fans. The parade begins at 6:00 PM and travels from traffic light #6 to traffic light #3. The Dolly Homecoming Parade is a free event, get here early to insure your spot along the parade route and an opportunity to see Dolly Parton in person!

Smoky Mountain Antique Toy and Pedal Car Show held at Country Cascades in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. Featuring antique toys, vintage pedal cars, wagons, ride-on toys and parts. Country Cascades is located just off of the Pigeon Forge Parkway at 204 Sharon Drive behind TGIFridays.

Yellow Mustang Car Show – Ford’s “Pony” car event in Pigeon Forge, TN. Register your yellow Mustang, get merchandise, and get more information at www.yellowmustangregistry.com

Annual Smoky Mountain Banjo Academy. For more info visit Hatfieldmusic.com.

Kerbela Shriners Smoky Mountain Fun Fest Parade. Join in the parade activity as the Shriner’s put on a parade with floats, mini cars and much more along the Pigeon Forge Parkway!

USA Gymnastics Region 8 Xcel Regional Championships
LeConte Center Pigeon Forge.

Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Blast – Gatlinburg celebrates it’s Appalachian culinary past with the Gatlinburg Beans ‘n Cornbread Blast presented by Bush Brothers & Company. This exciting event is also taking place along the area’s Springfest.

Wilderness Wildlife Week Pigeon Forge. Wilderness Wildlife Week at Patriot Park Pigeon Forge offers various exhibits, performances, workshops, classes, walks and talks that are both entertaining and very informative. This year there will also be a Farmers’ Market, Tubing, and White-water Rafting to name a few of the over 100 new programs added this year. Attendants will also have the opportunity to buy official event shirts, visors, travel bags, and recyclable bags. The programs that take place during Wilderness Wildlife Week celebrate the Great Smoky Mountains National park including park features, park wildlife and cultures from the park. This event has music from Appalachia, children’s events, and more! Hiking presentations, workshops and other events will take place throughout the event. The programs begin at 8 a.m. and runs until 7:30 p.m.

Smoky Mountain Classic Chevy Club to be held in the parking lot of the Inn at Christmas Place, Pigeon Forge.

Date Held

Monday, May 1, 2017

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