Fun Activities and Entertainment. Spectacular Fireworks Displays. Majestic Mountain Views.

Summer is in full swing so make your plans now to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day this 4th of July in Pigeon Forge! You’ll find plenty of amazing July 4th events and things to do in Pigeon Forge and around the Smoky Mountains throughout the weekend.

fireworks display at pigeon forge patriot festival

Spectacular Fireworks Displays

The highlight of the weekend is the Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival that takes place at Patriot Park each year. This 4th of July event is the place to be for a day of live music, food and fun! From an amazing fireworks display to a live music concert featuring popular country singer Marty Stuart, who will be headlining this year’s Patriot Festival.

Summer Days at Dollywood

Park hours have been extended for the summer, so the family can enjoy all the great music, food and attractions that Dollywood has to offer. From great thrill rides like the Wild Eagle and Lightning Rod to incredible nightly fireworks displays synchronized to music and performances by America’s Got Talent finalist iLuminate leading into the weekend, you won’t want to miss this Summer Celebration at Dollywood!

Dolly Parton's Stampede - Dinner and a Show in Pigeon Forge TN

Family Friendly Music, Food & Fun

Pigeon Forge dinner shows are a great way to spend summer evenings with the family. Enjoy hearty home-style meals, family-friendly comedy, thrilling stunts and live music performances at Hatfield & McCoy’sDolly Parton’s StampedePirates Voyage Dinner & Show and much more!

Hiking and Outdoor Activities in Pigeon Forge for the Family

Outdoor Activities and Fun for Everyone

Summer is one of the best times of the year to explore the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains. The weather is ideal for hiking, fishing and many other outdoor activities throughout the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Backyard Barbecues with Amazing Views

A Fourth of July celebration just wouldn’t be the same without a backyard cookout. Cabin rentals in Pigeon Forge offer amazing views of the Great Smoky Mountains so you can relax at the end of a long day. And many come equipped with outdoor grills and most everything you need to complete your summer backyard barbecue.