August 2015 Outdoor Activities and Indoor Fun
Dollywood’s Great American Summer Celebration: It’s another year for an exciting summer festival at Dollywood that celebrates American families, food and love of fun! The park will be open everyday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. so that you and your family can make the most of summertime in the Smokies! Enjoy Dolly’s Nights of Many Colors fireworks show every night at 9:30 p.m.
Free Parkway Trolley: Hop on specially marked trolleys for a free ride in Gatlinburg! From 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, you can get on and off the special trolley between traffic lights #1-#10 as often as you’d like.
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Gatlinburg Farmers Market: Shop for healthy choices during the local farmers market just up the road from Carr’s in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community at the Covered Bridge on Glades Road. Open every Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Noon through October 17. A lot of organic produce, homemade treats and gifts all in a friendly, sociable atmosphere with occasional music provided by local performers. Visit online at www.gatlinburgfarmersmarket.com for vendor and product information.
Tennessee Smokies Baseball: TN Smokies vs. Birmingham Barons. For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300.
Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday: Sevier County TN is the place to be for big savings and no sales tax on back-to-school shopping. Shop for school supplies, clothing and electronics tax free at Tanger Outlet Mall in Sevierville or Pigeon River Crossing in Pigeon Forge.
Tennessee Smokies Baseball: TN Smokies vs. Jackson Generals. Friday Night Fireworks! For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300.
Back-to-School Pie Eating Contest: Support local schools by donating $10 in school supplies at The Track Family Fun Park & Aracde in Pigeon Forge between 10 a.m.-Close and receive a complimentary around of mini-golf. Donors present at 2 p.m. have an opportunity to enter the Pie (whipped cream) Contest to win prize packages! http://www.pigeonforgetrack.com/minigolf.aspx
Tennessee Smokies Baseball: TN Smokies vs. Montgomery Biscuits. Friday Night Fireworks! For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300.
Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival: Celebrating the area’s Appalachian musical roots, Gatlinburg hosts the 3rd Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival. Live entertainment and a whole lotta fun take place over five days at venues throughout Gatlinburg including Sugarlands Shine Back Porch Stage and Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler. Visitwww.smswf.com for a complete schedule of event times and locations.
National Senior Citizen’s Day Celebration: The Track Family Fun Park & Arcade in Pigeon Forge invites Senior Citizen’s to indulge their inner kid with free fun between 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, August 21 OR 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 22. Present ID for a FREE 1-hour armband for rounds of mini-golf or rides on our blaster boats, bumper cars and go-karts. No purchase necessary to play on your Day! 1-hour armband for $13.50 available to accompanying family members. * Limit one free arm band per Senior. Limit 1 discounted armband purchase per family member. Armband does not include the Bungee Jump or SkyFlyer. http://www.pigeonforgetrack.com
Tennessee Smokies Baseball: TN Smokies vs. Jackson Generals. Friday Night Fireworks! For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300