Labor Day Weekend in the Tennessee Smokies 2019
Things to Labor Day Weekend in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville
Labor Day is the unofficial end to summer. The holiday, honoring the American labor movement, is a day off work for many in the country. Celebrate with a long weekend of fun or leisurely events and activities in the Tennessee Smokies region.
Labor Day Weekend Events in the Tennessee Smokies
No matter where you visit in the region, be sure to take some time to explore the beautiful vistas and majestic wildlife around Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The long Labor Day weekend can be the perfect time to explore the park’s hiking trails, go camping and much more.
Labor Day weekend can also be a great time for a family outing on the water with whitewater rafting. Take to the rapids on the Little Pigeon River for a thrilling experience. This is a great way to cool down on a hot summer day, while making a memory that will last a lifetime.
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Here are some events and activities happening Labor Day weekend in the towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville.
Labor Day Weekend Events in Gatlinburg
Listen to Live Music
Downtown Gatlinburg will be brimming with live music and entertainment over Labor Day weekend. Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina will have Bill Lee on the rooftop patio for a live set. Ole Red, one of Gatlinburg’s newest venues for live music and delicious food, will feature artists and bands all day long, Friday through Sunday. Enjoy panoramic views and live music at Live Music on the Mountain at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park.
Labor Day Weekend Events in Pigeon Forge
Celebrate America’s Freedom
Throughout the entire month of August, the town of Pigeon Forge will be paying tribute to America’s military and first responders. Active-duty and retired military, as well as police, firefighters, paramedics and more will receive discounts from participating businesses around Pigeon Forge. Just show a valid ID at the Pigeon Forge Welcome Center to start saving with the Celebrate Freedom discounts.
Visit Dollywood’s Splash Country One Last Time
Beat the heat one last time this summer at Dollywood’s Splash Country. The award-winning water park finishes its season on Labor Day weekend. This will be your last chance to race down zipping water slides and make a splash. Dollywood’s Splash Country will be open Saturday, Aug. 31–Monday, Sept. 2.
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Labor Day Weekend Events in Sevierville
Shop at Tanger Outlets
A trip to Sevierville is an opportunity for some retail therapy. During Labor Day weekend, head to the Tanger Outlets for plenty of deals on already low-priced apparel, accessories, housewares and more. The outlets will have a Labor Day sale which is the perfect time for some back-to-school shopping for the kids, as well as picking up a few new items for yourself.
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