September 2017 Things to Do throughout Sevier County TN

Summer is NOT over yet! Don’t wish your opportunities to vacation in the Smokies away by calling summer done just because the kids have headed back to school. The last day of summer isn’t until Friday, September 22 and we’re having fun in Smoky Mountains up to the very last minute. You should join us!

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Sevierville Sevier County Fair

Now NINE Days!

1-4: Titanic Movie Costumes Display – View costumes featured in James Cameron’s “Titanic Movie” in honor of the movie’s 20th Anniversary. See all Titanic events.

1-4: Tennessee Smokies Baseball – TN Smokies vs Jackson Generals at Smokies Stadium in Kodak TN play their final 2017 season games.

1-9: Sevier County Fair – Now 9 days! It’s “Rise ‘n Shine” at the Sevier County Fair held in Sevierville TN. The competition is underway for fruits, veggies, baked goods and handmade creations. There will be carnival rides, great food and live entertainment. Talk a walk through Gristmill Alley and check out the Farm Bureau Contest Corral for several contests every night. Visit online and view or download the fair catalog from the right-hand side of the home page.

2: Comedy Barn Kickin’ Chicken’ 5K Run and Fun Walk – 5K Run and Fun Walk supports Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center. Everyone welcome! Winners in all ages divisions, great prizes, silent auction and door prizes too! Your healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to take a vacation too! 8 a.m. start at The Comedy Barn.

2: Dollywood’s Rock the Smokies – Enjoy a rocking worship experience at Dollywood during this one-day Christian rock music festival. Several Christian music performances held throughout the park, with special ticketed concert featuring Casting Crowns and Third Day’s Mac Powell held at the Celebrity Theater. Rock the Smokies concert ticket needed in addition to regular admission rates.

2, 9: 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 at 8:30 a.m.

3, 10, 17, 24: Kid’s Day at Quaker Steak – Every Sunday through January 14, 2018 is Kid’s Day at Quaker Steak & Lube in Sevierville. Ages 10 & under get a Kid’s Lube Cruiser meal for $1.99 when accompanied by an adult diner from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Kids Night at Texas Roadhouse

Kid’s Nights!

4, 11, 18, 25: Kid’s Night at Texas Roadhouse Sevierville – Every Monday from 5-8 p.m. now through December 18, your kids can join in a legendary roundup of fun including Andy Armadillo, face painting and coloring during a variety of theme nights. To top of the fun is an ice cream sundae bar!

5, 12, 19, 26: Kid’s Night at Texas Roadhouse Pigeon Forge – Every Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. now through December 27, your kids can join in a legendary roundup of fun including face painting, arts & crafts, a balloon artist, and eating contest. To top of the fun is $.99 Ranger meals and an ice cream sundae bar!

7-8: Live Music at Ole Smoky Moonshine – Visit Moonshine Holler at The Island in Pigeon Forge for live entertainment by The Soggy Bottom Boys at 7 p.m. on Thursday, and in Gatlinburg for Newtown Live at 8 p.m. on Friday. For future entertainment, see the Ole Smoky Mooonshine events calendar.

8-9: Shades of the Past Street Rod Roundup #35 – Rods, customs and classics return to Dollywood’s Splash Country for two days of oldies fun including the Street Rodder Triple Crown of Rodding. Free parking is provided at the city parking lot at Teaster Lane where you can hop a trolley to the show. Free parking is also provided across from Splash Country on Veterans Blvd. View or download the Shades of the Past car show flyer or visit online at

9, 23: Free Music Nights at Hard Rock Cafe – Head to the Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge for free concerts from 9-11 p.m.

14: 20th Annual Taste of Autumn – Indulge in an evening of signature dish samples from some of the area’s finest restaurants and vendors, live entertainment and a cash bar. This cuisine tour with live entertainment is held in the Mills Conference Center at the Gatlinburg Convention Center from 5-8 p.m. to benefit United Way of Sevier County. Tickets are $30.

Pigeon Forge Car Show

September 14-16

14-16: Pigeon Forge Rod Run – Engines are revving at LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge for the much anticipated Fall Rod Run. During this 3-day car love fest, competition and swap met there will be hot rods on display with big prize giveaways and a Parkway cruise. Arrive early, stay late!

14-16: Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival – Three days and 15 bands bring bluegrass to you in Kodak near Exit 407. See festival schedule and purchase tickets online at

21: Art Crawl at The Commons – “Flavors of the Foothills” 4th Annual Art Crawl in downtown Sevierville featuring amazing food, drink and artisans. Tickets are $40 and include admission, food and drink. All proceeds support downtown Sevierville. Tickets will be on sale beginning early August 2017.

23: Oak Ridge Boys in Concert – Celebrity Concert Series presented by First Class Concerts at Country Tonite Theatre brings Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards winners The Oak Ridge Boys to Pigeon Forge. Purchase your tickets online for the 3 & 8 p.m. shows at

Pigeon Forge Old Mill Heritage Day

14th Annual Old Mill Heritage Day

23: 14th Annual Old Mill Heritage Day – Head to Old Mill Square for full day of free family fun with music and entertainment, food, games, demonstrations and antique Tractors from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Kids can enjoy their own area that’s open until 4 p.m. and features a petting zoo, kid’s music and an arts & crafts tent. Bring your own chairs or blankets!

22-October 29: 8th Annual Oktoberfest – This Ober Gatlinburg festival celebrates time-honored traditions of the original Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany and features Bavarian-style food, bier garten, music and live entertainment. Shows daily with multiple shows Friday-Sunday. View the restaurant’s Oktoberfest menu and show schedules.

24-30: National Quartet Convention – Southern Gospel’s largest annual event, the National Quartet Convention brings the very best Southern Gospel music, singers, and quartets to the Convention Center in Pigeon Forge for 7 days of concerts and celebration. National Quartet Convention consists of Regional Artist Showcases, prayer services and worship for over 40,000 participants and fans.

Sugarlands Mountainfest

Music, Competitions and Brews!

28-October 1: Sugarlands Mountainfest – Sugarlands Distilling Company presents a 4-day festival celebrating the great outdoors! There will be award-winning spirits and brews, road races and fishing tournaments, and more than 30 live concert performances. VIP and general admission tickets available.

29-October 28: Dollywood’s National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration – Kick off the autumn season with this annual fall festival at Dollywood. The celebration includes five weeks of FREE concerts and the All NEW Great Pumpkin Luminights! You’ll get to experience some of the country’s top Gospel singers and musicians, and have an opportunity to watch skilled craftsmen demonstrating time honored talents. This is an educational, entertaining and uplifting festival you’ll want to be a part of. All concerts included with standard admission.

30-October 28: 42nd Annual Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair – A donation to the Rotary Club is your admission to a gathering of crafters from across the country under the big tent at Patriot Park. Open approximately from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (865) 909-3446 to confirm hours.

Plan for Your End of Summer Getaway
Great September Deals and Discounts
Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Wears Valley Cabin Rentals