Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge start celebrating July 4th early and go late into the night with fun and excitement for the whole family. The two cities bring back the charm of years gone by with many small town traditions plus some modern day entertainment.
July 4 Schedule of Events:
- Midnight: Gatlinburg– The Nations First 4th of July Parade
- Noon: Pigeon Forge– 22nd Annual Patriot Celebration begins with a Kid’s Karnival and food vendors will open for the day.
- Noon: Gatlinburg– River Raft Regatta
- 1:30PM: Pigeon Forge– Free entertainment featuring: The Grand Majestic Theater’s Military Tribute, The Soul of Motown, Homer Hart, Daisi Rain, The Pigeon Forge Community Chorus, Chris Janson, and The Lovin Spoonful.
- 8:30PM: Pigeon Forge– Country Music artist John Anderson
- 9:45PM: Pigeon Forge– Fireworks display
- 10PM: Gatlinburg– “Stand Here” Fireworks display
All Pigeon Forge events held at Patriot Park