Southern Gospel music has long been a draw for tourists to Pigeon Forge and the surrounding area as the very roots of the genre are deeply embedded in the Great Smoky Mountains. At any given time of year one can find southern gospel performances at the many venues in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville. The fact that the City of Pigeon Forge has contracted the National Quartet Convention to be held in the brand new LeConte Convention Center should make the over 30,000 expected attendees very happy as well as those of you reading this today! SeePigeonForge.com has put
On Wednesday, Dolly Parton announced to the world plans that have her theme park, Dollywood, would be receiving $300 million dollars in upgrades and expansions in the next 10 years. Included in these plans are two new additions to the park which are the family friendly rollercoaster, Firechaser Express and a 100 acre themed resort in 2015 called the DreamMore Resort. More details can be found in their press release which can be found below.