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Pigeon Forge Offers the Right Balance of Competition and Fun

Mar 21, 2023

It all starts with location. Pigeon Forge is tucked in at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Beautiful scenery is the perfect backdrop for any event, and the Smokies provide amazing views for every season.

After a day at your event, it’s great to relax and have some fun. Pigeon Forge is filled with attractions, theaters, restaurants and more that offer a variety of ways to have fun and connect outside of your meeting.

Dollywood Theme Park features more than 50 rides and attractions, world-class entertainment, many fabulous festivals, and can serve as a great performance venue for school bands or choirs. You can study history, physics, zoology, and geography among other subjects as you explore the park. Just a hop, skip and jump away, The Island in Pigeon Forge is a walkable destination that offers over 70 shops, restaurants, rides, and experiences. Pigeon Forge also features a variety of other attractions and activities, including The Titanic Museum Attraction, Pink Jeep Tours, water parks, mountain coasters, a variety of theaters and shows, miniature golf, indoor snow tubing, and more.

Many attractions offer curriculums, including topics such as physics, zoology, geography and history, that can be incorporated into a classroom setting prior to or after your visit. Of course, you can always explore one of America’s largest classrooms – Great Smoky Mountains Nation Park – aided by lesson plans available at

A wide variety of theaters offer performance opportunities for bands, show choirs, dance and choral groups, as well as backstage and educational tours. Take a workshop on singing, comedy, dancing and more at Country Tonite Theatre, or gather in a dedicated meeting space at Dolly Parton’s Stampede. For a unique and up-close look at history, head to Alcatraz East Crime Museum and Titanic Museum Attraction, or get a hands-on educational experience at WonderWorks.

Pigeon Forge also recognizes that options are important. Venues and meeting spaces can accommodate everything from a dozen to 12,000 people. Many hotel properties and other businesses offer a range of spaces and amenities. For larger groups, The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge provides 100,500 square feet of column-free space, combined with multipurpose rooms that can be used for meetings, workshops and other needs.

The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge is a stunning facility designed to meet the needs of events of more than 1,5000 attendees. This facility has been awarded a Reader’s Choice Award, Rising Destination for Meetings Award and Top New Meeting Site Award by Convention South magazine.

The best news, every venue is equipped to fulfill your needs to guarantee a successful gathering. That is because Pigeon Forge offers unforgettable southern hospitality to every group. The staffs at the city’s different facilities know all too well how to take care of their groups and go above and beyond to ensure your event is a success.

Pigeon Forge also offers professional planning assistance to ensure the positive outcome that you desire. To help answer any questions or assist you to find the facility that will meet your needs, contact their sales team at 865-429-7432 or [email protected].


Jennifer Smith, Sales Manager
Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism, LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge
[email protected], 865-429-7432

Jennifer Smith is a veteran tourism sales and marketing executive whose primarily responsibilities include inviting event owners to host events at the LeConte Center or other venues in Pigeon Forge.