Our 3 Favorite Things To Do Over Thanksgiving In Pigeon Forge

It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Every year, tons of families choose to celebrate Thanksgiving in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains and it's no secret why. Holidays are all about relaxing and spending quality time with family. A mountain cabin getaway sets the perfect stage for relaxation, having fun and enjoying amazing food with your loved ones.

With that in mind, today we want to share with you our three favorite Pigeon Forge activities you can take advantage of this Thanksgiving:

Take In A Dinner Show

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is a time to eat great delicious food that you wouldn’t normally have day in and day out, but have you ever had a great dinner with a fantastic show before? Pigeon Forge is known for dinner shows and it’s one of the most amazing things to do in the Smoky Mountains. 

Enjoy a fantastic Southern meal and spend time with your family at a great show that is open on Thanksgiving evening:

  • Dolly Parton's Stampede at 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:30 PM

  • Dolly's Smoky Mountain Adventure 6:00 PM

  • Hatfield & McCoy 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM, & 8:00 PM

Check Out The Local Tourist Attractions

Tens of thousands of visitors flock to Pigeon Forge every year. We’re known for having tons of great events your entire family will enjoy when you visit us on your mountain cabin getaway. Here are some of the great local attractions that are open on Thanksgiving Day:

  • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies – 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

  • Wonderworks 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

  • Hollywood Wax Museum 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM

  • The Titanic Museum 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thanksgiving Fireworks Show

One of the most exciting Thanksgiving events in Pigeon Forge is the fireworks show at the Titanic Museum. The show commemorates the lives of all those who perished in the sinking of the Titanic. You won't want to miss this show, so be sure to get there before 7PM to get settled in. This is one of the largest annual fireworks display on the Pigeon Forge Parkway.

Something For Everyone

While these happen to be our favorite things to do in Pigeon Forge over Thanksgiving, the truth is there are many more amazing things to see, do and explore while you are on your vacation getaway. We promise your mountain cabin vacation will be one you and your family fondly talk about for years to come.