5 Reasons to Visit Pigeon Forge This Spring

Pigeon Forge is the perfect family destination for your spring vacation.

In addition to being located within a day’s drive from two-thirds of the entire U.S, below are even more great reasons to start planning your trip to Pigeon Forge today.

1.  Family Friendly

Every show, attraction, and restaurant is geared towards creating the perfect atmosphere for families. Need some help planning your trip? Use these family vacation ideas and check out even more things to do with kids in Pigeon Forge during Spring Break.


2.  Budget Friendly

Many area activities are free of charge, like the fountain show at The Island or walks along the Little Pigeon River. Order a copy of the 2019 Pigeon Forge Travel Guide for a host of discounts. Plus, find plenty of other coupons from area businesses to help you save on your spring vacation.


3.  A Countless Number of Things to Do

There’s a reason why Pigeon Forge is known as “the Center of Fun in the Smokies.” There are plenty of fun activities and things to do — for the little ones on up to the thrill seekers in your group — all just awaiting your family to arrive. From dinner and theatre shows to miniature golf, go karts, the season opening of Dollywood and much more!


4.  Great Smoky Mountains National Park

During this time of year, the Smoky Mountains begin to bloom! Spring trips to Pigeon Forge will be filled with yellow, white, violet, and rouge colors. Wildflowers, spectacular views, and more hours of sunshine make it the perfect time of year to explore.


5.  Special Events and Festivals

From parades and car shows to concerts and dinner shows, Pigeon Forge boasts a number of fun-filled events and festivals that take place each Spring. Below are just a few of the events you’ll want to plan for.

Dollywood’s Festival of Nations

Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament

Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run

Music in the Mountains Spring Parade

Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass


Check the events calendar for other great Pigeon Forge spring vacation ideas!

Be sure to pack both short sleeved and long sleeved shirts. On average, the weather during the spring months can vary from as low as 34°F to as high as 77°F within the city. Weather in the Smoky Mountains can be very different. Always make sure you’ve checked what the weather will be like in the mountains before you venture out.


Pigeon Forge by Season

Explore more things to do during each season in Pigeon Forge.