June 2016 Things to Do throughout Sevier County
There’s nothing like summertime in the Smokies! The National Park is a literal playground for lover’s of nature seeking to soak up all the scenery and each city throughout Sevier County has a calendar of events that will have you playing indoors and out. Plan to spend a little time enjoying some of these local happenings June 2016:
1-4: Tennessee Smokies Baseball – TN Smokies vs Jackson Generals at Smokies Stadium in Kodak TN. See the full 2016 season schedule at smokiesbaseball.com
1-7: Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring: It’s a Spring Thing! – As part of Smoky Mountain Springfest, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have packed April with special events and activities for the whole family! For more information on Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Spring: It’s a Spring Thing, visit online at http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=133
– 5K run or walk to end cancer takes place at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge from 9-11 p.m. For complete details and to register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/PigeonForge/RunningCancerOutofTown5K
3-5: Pontiacs in Pigeon Forge Classic Car Show – The 16th annual car show comes to the Music Road Resort Convention Center for three days of Pontiac appreciation. Event includes registrant cookout, car show, Saturday Nite Cruise, and awards ceremony. Get all the details at http://www.pontiacsinpigeonforge.com
4: Relay for Life Sevier County – This annual fundraising and awareness event is held at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge from 2 p.m.-12 a.m. See the day’s schedule at http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY16MS?pg=entry&fr_id=74372
4, 11, 18, 25: Gatlinburg Farmers Market – Shop our local farmer’s market for locally grown fruit and veggies, and locally made good stuff in the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community at the Covered Bridge on Glades Road. Open every Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Noon now through October 8. Visit online at www.gatlinburgfarmersmarket.com for vendor and product information.
7-30: Titanic First Public Display of Bandmaster Wallace Hartley’s RMS Titanic Violin – See the most prized RMS Titanic artifact ever recovered. View all Titanic events. http://www.titanicpigeonforge.com/titanic-events
11-12: MAGMA Gaming Event – MAGMA (Mountain Animation, Gaming, and Media Alliance) is returning to Pigeon Forge for their annual convention with a primary focus is gaming and multi-media, but will have gaming tournaments, exhibitors, artists, and industry guests as well as plenty of other interactive entertainment. Smoky Mountain Convention Center. You’ll find all the convention details online at http://www.magmacon.org/
10-14: Tennessee Smokies Baseball – TN Smokies vs Chattanooga Lookouts at Smokies Stadium in Kodak TN. See the full 2016 season schedule at smokiesbaseball.com
10-July 30: Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales – This summer-long street festival brings great entertainment in the form of music, song and storytelling to downtown Gatlinburg. Performers arrive on the streets at 6 p.m. nightly through July 30.
12-August 14: Free Parkway Trolley – Nine weeks of free trolley rides! Get on and off the open air trolley as often as you’d like along the Parkway between lights #1-#10. Trolley runs from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. every day. These dates are anticipated and subject to change.
11-August 7: Dollywood’s Great American Summer Celebration – Dollywood welcomes families for a fun-filled summer featuring long play days 10 a.m.-10 p.m., fireworks and tons of fun! Dollywood.com.
23-27: Tennessee Smokies Baseball – TN Smokies vs Pensacola Blue Wahoos at Smokies Stadium in Kodak TN. See the full 2016 season schedule at smokiesbaseball.com
25: T.G. Sheppard & T. Graham Brown – Celebrity Concert Series presented by First Class Concerts at Country Tonite Theatre. Purchase your tickets online at firstclassconcerts.com
25: June Jam Cruise In – The Diner in Sevierville welcomes you to the annual June Jam for music, merchandise discounts, free beverage with meal, prize drawings and trophies for best of show. http://www.thediner.biz/
27-30: Rising Star National Talent Competition – Regional dance and vocal competition winners with gather at LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge for the National Competition. http://www.risingstartalent.com
Looking for a vacation cabin for June 2016?
View this romantic 1-bedroom mountaintop cabin located between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. In addition to a mountain view, this cabin has a king bed, 1.5 baths, LazyBoy recliner couch, Satellite TV, video arcade game, rockers on the front porch and hot tub in a screened in area on the deck. Includes a Gateway to Fun Pass. Nice!