August is approaching, which means summer is coming to an end. Here are 5 reasons to visit Pigeon Forge in August. Don’t let the summer pass you by. Pack your bags and head here NOW!
1. There’s Lots of Water to Play In!
There’s no shortage of splashing in Pigeon Forge. From Dollywood’s Splash Country to outdoor pools and slides like Country Cascades Waterpark Resort or Willow Brook Lodge’s new kid-friendly features, there are plenty of places to get wet and cool off.
2. We Have Snow in the Summer
It might be hot outside, but it’s cool inside Pigeon Forge Snow! This indoor snow tubing facility is the only one of its kind in the country, and stays a comfortable 60-70 degrees year round. For the younger ones not ready to conquer the tubing hill, they offer a huge Snow Play area to build snowmen and more.
3. Dollywood Knows How to Throw a Party
Dollywood is featuring some high-energy shows, like PaintJam and iLuminate, and some refreshing treats during their Summer Celebration. There’s also a nightly fireworks show at the closing of the park around 9:30 p.m.! Summer Celebration lasts through August 5th.
4. Sounds Throughout the Town
There’s never a lack of live music in Pigeon Forge. From The Island’s Ole Smoky stage, to the Pottery House Café pavilion, to the many award-winning theaters, you can find anything from big name performers like Everclear to local favorites like Jim Smith. Also check out Hard Rock Café’s calendar for their free music nights.
5. The Jacks are Back!
The lumberjacks are back in a new and exciting way! Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud is a competition of lumberjack skills between the Dawsons and the McGraws set in a climate controlled outdoor arena. Make sure to catch one of their daily shows!
Don’t let summer slip away! Come see us in Pigeon Forge NOW!