Music, Culture and Family Fun
You have until the end of the day September 22 to pack in all the summer fun you possibly can. After that, the summer of 2015 is over and there is no going back. Make this summer the one you and your family will be talking about for years to come by spending some time in the Great Smoky Mountains. The National Park is just waiting for your end of summer hikes and quiet picnics, and Gatlinburg is ready to entertain. Book your cabin, pack a bag and be on your way!
September Events and Festivals
USSSA Baseball: Tournament baseball from 7 a.m.-Noon at Sevierville City Park
Labor Day Weekend Sale: Tanger Outlets Sevierville during the BIG Labor Day Weekend Sale. Find extra savings in your favorite name brand outlet stores during our 4-day sale! Sevierville Shopping Coupons
Comedy Barn Kickin’ Chicken’ 5K Run and Fun Walk: Run and walk begin at The Comedy Barn on the Pigeon Forge Parkway at 8 a.m. Everyone welcome! There will be winners in all age divisions in addition to silent auction and door prizes. This run benefits Safe Harbor Child Advocay Center.
For more information call (865) 428-5222 or visit online.
Gatlinburg Farmers Market: Offering local choices for healthy mountain living, the Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community at the Covered Bridge on Glades Road. You’ll find fruit, vegetables, homemade treats and handmade goods.
Labor Day: Celebrate your year-long efforts and hard work by kicking back in the Smokies. Happy Labor Day to the American workforce!
Sevier County Fair: You’ll love visiting Sevierville for our traditional hometown fair with a midway, carnival rides, games, contests and concerts at Sevier Co. Fairgrounds.
Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup: This Pigeon Forge car show is held over the course of two days in the parking lot of Dollywood’s Splash Country. Enjoy seeing old classics, shopping the vendor area and meeting up with friends for 2 days of ‘car lover’s fun.’
11- October 29
Dollywood’s Southern Gospel Jubilee and Harvest Celebration: Dollywood Theme Park welcomes the harvest season with traditional crafts and culture, and free Gospel concerts.
Grandparents Day: The Track Family Fun Park in Pigeon Forge invites Grandparent’s to join us to celebrate National Grandparents Day! Grandparents play free when accompanied by paying grandchildren.
Back Porch Concert at Sugarlands Distillery: The Appleseed Collective performs 7-10 p.m.
Back Porch Concert at Sugarlands Distillery: Billy Strings & Don Julin perform 7-10 p.m.
Taste of Autumn: From 5-8 p.m., the Gatlinburg Convention Center hosts are businesses that present their ‘best of the best’ wine, food and desserts for unlimited sampling with comedic entertainment by “Country Cool.” Purchase tickets for $25
Pigeon Forge Rod Run: The Fall Grand Rod Run is held at LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge and will have you in awe of the show cars, hot rods and classic street cars.
Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival: Three days of music from the nation’s best Bluegrass musicians takes place in Kodak TN. Call (865) 397-7942 or visit www.dumplinvalleybluegrass.com for entertainment schedule.
Music in the Middle: Rotary Club Storytelling Festival. 7-9 p.m., Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, Townsend.
Wine on the Lawn: Robert Tino Gallery Sevierville Wine, Food, Music, and Fun featuring the release of the Autumn Path Wine with Sugarland Cellars to benefit Friends of the Smokies. 6-8 p.m. http://www.robertatinogallery.com/
Back Porch Concert at Sugarlands Distillery: Bombadil performs 7-10 p.m.
Back Porch Concert at Sugarlands Distillery: Jeremiah and the Red Eyes perform from 7-10 p.m.
Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee in Concert: First Class Concerts presents this one night show at Country Tonite Theater. Call (865) 453-2003 for tickets.
25 – November 2
Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg: An Ober Gatlinburg festival featuring Bavarian-style food, bier garten, music and live entertainment through early November, with daily shows and multiple shows each Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Blue Ribbon Country Fair: Townsend TN at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Have fun at a traditional country fair!
Annual Old Mill Heritage Day: Experience the past during Heritage Day, a day of family fun at Old Mill Square adjacent to Patriot Park. The entire family will be entertained with free mill tours, music, traditional games, food and kickin’ back. Bring your own chair or blanket!
Annual Fall Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament: A challenging and engaging trout tourment open to all ages features great fun and prizes. Visit http://www.rockytopoutfitter.com/cv for details and registration.
Rotary Club Craft Fair: This annual craft show is a highlight of fall in Pigeon Forge. Open every day and located at Patriot Park, adjacent to Old Mill Square. A donation is your admission!