THINGS TO DO ON THE 4TH OF JULY IN PIGEON FORGE
Fun Activities and Entertainment. Spectacular Firework 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.
See country superstar Josh Turner perform
The Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival is back in 2022 headlined by country superstar Josh Turner! Other musical guests include Liquid Velvet and Swamp River Revival. The city will mark Independence Day with the city’s annual fireworks display at 9:50pm on Monday, July 4. Festival goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Food vendors will be available.
See spectacular firework displays
In addition to the firework displays that take place at the annual Patriot Festival, Dollywood’s Summer Celebration is lighting up the night from June 18 to August 7. This summertime event gives families a unique chance to ride Dollywood’s world-class roller coasters into the night. And you won’t want to miss the Sweet Summer Nights show featuring drones that light up the sky and conclude with an amazing firework show.
Enjoy family-friendly music, food and 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’s, Dolly Parton’s Stampede, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show and much more!
Try an extreme adventure
You’ll find plenty of ways to fill those long summer days with a nearly endless number of attractions and activities to choose from in Pigeon Forge. Hit the rapids on a whitewater rafting adventure down the Big Pigeon River. Or get your adrenaline pumping on one of these thrilling roller coasters. From zipline roller coasters to alpine coasters and array of thrilling roller coaster rides at Dollywood, there’s something for everyone in Pigeon Forge!
Explore the Smokies
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. Check out our list of some of the best things to do during summer in the Smoky Mountains.
Have a summer backyard barbecue
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.