March Events in Pigeon Forge

Ripken Experience OpeningThe Ripken Experience

The time has finally come to yell “Play ball!” The Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge will have its ribbon cutting ceremony on March 9, followed by tournament play on March 12. If you are in town, stop by and check out the new facility. The view can’t be beat!

22nd Annual A Mountain Quiltfest

The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge will host A Mountain Quiltfest March 15-19. Quilters of all levels and interests can come take classes with some of the country’s most experienced quilting instructors. Even if you decide not to sign up for classes, you can come get an appreciation for the art at the Quilt Show. There is no charge to attend the Quilt Show and it runs the duration of the event. Don’t forget to check out the vendors that will be there, too, with anything from patterns to sewing machines.

Irish Month at the Titanic

During the entire month of March, the Titanic Museum Attraction transforms its exhibits to celebrate the Irish culture. Check out the Irish music, singing, dancing, and folklore, and learn all about the Irish Month at Titanic country where this magnificent ship was constructed.

North American Country Music Association International (NACMAI)

NACMAI will take place during Annual Country Music Week (March 7-12) at the Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge. Come enjoy a range of talents in country, gospel, and bluegrass music.

Admission is free for weekday shows! Call Country Tonite Theatre at 865-453-2003 for ticket information for the Hall of Fame Show Saturday night and Award Show Sunday.

Dollywood

The award-winning theme park will reopen on March 19 with a new addition, the Lightning Rod. The Lightning Rod is the fastest wooden coaster in the world as it reaches speeds up to 73 miles per hour! Beginning March 19th, Festival of the Nations will be happening within the theme park. You will be able to enjoy music, entertainment, and food from places all over the world like Africa, Ecuador, and Germany all right here in the Smokies.