Youth Group Activities in Pigeon Forge
Educational opportunities are endless in Pigeon Forge! From special tour packages to educational activities to performance areas for bands and choirs, explore youth group activities in Pigeon Forge that are offered at a number of attractions and theaters.
Students can spend a day covering fun learning opportunities at many museum attractions. Experience history with a focus on exploration and eduction, all in one stop! Many attractions also offer entertaining curriculums that can be worked into a classroom setting prior to our after a visit. And don’t forget to explore one of America’s largest classrooms, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Lesson plans are available HERE.
Students can also take advantage of performance opportunities at several Pigeon Forge theaters and outdoor venues.
Trip planning ideas for school groups can be found in some of our recent media mentions and blogs on MyPigeonForge.com:
- Teach & Travel: Pigeon Forge Offers the Right Balance of Competition and Fun
- Museums perfect for all ages
- Virtual Ways to experience Pigeon Forge virtually at home
- Historical Marker Driving Tour
Attractions/Things to Do
A unique look at history, this museum is filled with artifacts and information about some of America’s most notorious criminals, along with the crime fighters and the methods used to bring them to justice.
COMEDY BARN and HATFIELD & MCCOY DINNER SHOW
These two theaters offer performance opportunities for bands, show choirs, dance and choral groups, as well as backstage and educational tours.
Performing student groups can enjoy a special tour package and have the opportunity to be the opening act for the Country Tonite show. Choose from backstage tours, Q&A sessions with the cast and specialized workshops on singing, comedy, dancing and more, all designed for individual student groups.
From indoor and outdoor mini golf courses to mini bowling and escape rooms, groups of 15 or more are sure to enjoy this action-packed attraction. Make sure to stop in the candy store for a sweet treat or grab a cup of soft serve ice cream.
DOLLY PARTON’S STAMPEDE DINNER ATTRACTION and PIRATES VOYAGE DINNER & SHOW
Each theater offers special gatherings, dedicated dinner shows and themed meeting spaces, as well as performance areas for school choral groups and bands.
Explore Dollywood’s 150-acre classroom filled with Adventures in Education! History, physics, zoology and geography are just a few of the subjects students can explore. Students receive a free lunch with the purchase of a valid student ticket when visiting the park Monday through Friday, plus teachers receive a free season pass voucher with every 15 paid admissions. Dollywood is a great performance venue for school bands or choirs.
MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS SPRING PARADE
This springtime tradition in Pigeon Forge offers marching bands the perfect opportunity to perform in front of more than 50,000 people, while taking part in a parade like no other.
Come see an authentic lumberjack competition featuring 13 lumberjack events including axe throwing, chopping, sawing, speed climbing, and log rolling in a 350-seat outdoor amphitheater.
Pigeon Forge Snow, the first indoor snow facility of its kind in the U.S., uses state-of-the-art snow-making technology to transform the 35,000-sq.-ft. indoor facility into a winter wonderland, complete with 15 lanes of snow tubing. For guests’ comfort, the indoor climate will remain between 60 and 70 degrees 365 days a year.
In addition to the 200-foot-tall Great Smoky Mountains Wheel, The Island in Pigeon Forge is a great performance area for bands and choral groups.
The school program at TITANIC Museum Attraction allows students to learn more about the ill-fated ocean liner. Audio tours and hands-on experiences provide a sense of what it was like to be on board the TITANIC.
Spend spring break learning about the great outdoors at this free, award-winning event. Daily seminars, hands-on activities and hikes are just a few of the highlights of this event.
This upside-down building is filled with hands-on activities and experiences that are fun and educational. Space shuttle, ropes course, roller coaster adventure and much more await inside this topsy-turvy world.
Performance venues are available at a number of Pigeon Forge theaters and outdoor venues. Call (800) 285-7557 for a complete list, as opportunities are subject to change.