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Nightlife & Entertainment in Pigeon Forge

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Pigeon Forge may be small, but it’s got a huge variety of entertainment to enjoy in the evenings, with lively venues that are full of drinking and dancing until the small hours. Grab your cowboy hat and try one of the bars, clubs, or country themed shows that will get you in the local spirit.


Live music


Tennessee is well-known as the place where many country stars became household names, and Pigeon Forge is a great place to see live music from emerging acts and famous faces.


Smoky Mountain Opry


The huge stage at the Smoky Mountain Opry allows for spectacular live music events, with singers and bands from Tennessee and beyond. In addition to the music, you'll see all kinds of variety acts, from ice dancers to acrobats, all set to a country soundtrack.


2046 Parkway, Pigeon Forge TN 37863. Tel:+1 800 768 1170


Smoky Mountain Opry website
Country Tonite


With an ever changing roster of country acts, the Country Tonite show is an essential part of Pigeon Forge nightlife. From soulful country singers to dancers in cowboy hats and boots, the whole show is dedicated to the art of the country sound. The venue also hosts many big names throughout the year in their own shows, allowing you to enjoy old time favorites and modern acts.


129 Showplace Blvd, Pigeon Forge TN 37863. Tel:+1 800 792 4308


Country Tonite website




There are several cocktail bars in the small town of Pigeon Forge, with a lively atmosphere and long happy hours. Whether it's a quick drink before dinner, or unwinding after a long day, these bars offer a friendly welcome and plenty of delicious drinks.


Dude's Daiquiris


This bold and brightly colored bar has a shaded patio area and live music throughout the week. On a hot day you can enjoy a cool zesty daiquiri in an oversized souvenir cup, and there's cold beer for those who prefer their drinks without fruit.


131 Island Drive, Pigeon Forge TN 37863. Tel:+1 865 286 3800


Dude's Daiquiris website




This fun, themed bar and restaurant is based on the laid back style of Jimmy Buffet's music, and you can enjoy huge frozen margaritas, colorful cocktails with umbrellas, or potent tequila shots. The bar is also home to many live music events, with dancing and a lively atmosphere until late.


130 The Island Drive Suite 6101, Pigeon Forge TN 37863. Tel:+1 865 210 8530


Margaritaville website




For a true Southern night out, a visit to an old-style saloon is essential, and Pigeon Forge has many themed joints with cold beers, colorful characters, and a warm welcome to all.


Iron Boar Saloon


Full of bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts, the Iron Boar Saloon has a classic, all-American style, with neon signs and a full jukebox. The bar serves a wide selection of beer and liquor, as well as hearty burgers and wings to get you fueled up for the night ahead.


104 Walden’s Main Street, Pigeon Forge TN 37863. Tel:+1 865 429 7779


Iron Boar Saloon website




Tennessee has many locally brewed beers, and it's worth visiting one of the pubs to sample some favorites.


Smoky Mountain Brewery


With its own microbrewery on site, the Smoky Mountain Brewery always has several beers on tap, both on-site and locally produced. You can enjoy a selection of samples poured from the tap, or foaming mugs of your favorite brews. This charming spot often has live music, and there's a restaurant serving hearty grub to accompany your drinks.


2530 Parkway, Pigeon Forge TN 37863. Tel:+1 865 868 1400


Smoky Mountain Brewery website