LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge is now open and has booked an exciting new event: a gymnastics competition. The competition, Make it Count Gymnastics Classic, will take place from February 14-16 and will bring 600-800 gymnasts and their families to the area. As The Mountain Press said in a recent article, “The LeConte Center aims […]
A new show is open in The Bob Nelson Theater: The Big Rock Show, according to a press release. The Big Rock Show features live and loud classic rock from the 80′s. Musicians will recreate hits from bands such as Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, Queen, Guns N’ Roses, Led Zeppelin, Bon Jovi, Journey, Van Halen, […]
The Island in Pigeon Forge had its grand opening on Friday, according to WATE.com. Hundreds showed up to ride the new Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, shop, eat, or play. According to WATE.com: The massive Ferris wheel can hold up to 250 people at a time in air conditioned gondolas. At 200 feet tall, it’s the […]
Did you know that Shaquille O’Neal and his girlfriend, Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander, were partying in Pigeon Forge last week? According to Knoxville.com, they were out celebrating Shaq’s 41st birthday. (Follow that link to see a great photo of Shaq and Alexander at the show.) So what were this golden couple doing in Pigeon Forge? Shaq […]
I LOVE this new video on the Travel Channel website featuring Zorb Pigeon Forge. It shows Kevin, a brave man who has no legs, riding a Zorb down the hill in Pigeon Forge. And it’s great. Seriously, if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to Zorb, this video is for you. And though Kevin is […]
The city of Pigeon Forge had record tourism profits in 2012, according to WATE. From WATE.com: Gross receipts from last year totaled more than $905 million, a gain of nearly $75 million from 2011. … Amusements were up 14 percent, while lodging was up 11 percent.
According to WATE, Pigeon Forge detectives conducted a sting last Thursday that resulted in five Pigeon Forge businesses being cited for selling alcohol to a minor. The stores that were cited are: Exxon Power Pumper, 206 Wears Valley Road Discount Tobacco and Beer, 3152 Parkway Patriot Park Mart, 265 Old Mill Ave. Tienda Latin San […]
According to WATE, the Pigeon Forge police department was given approval on Monday to wear body cameras. Officers will wear cameras on their uniform while out on patrol. They will capture both audio and video. City leaders approved funding for eight new cameras, with each one costing around $900. The department hopes to be wearing […]