Patriot Festival in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival

One of Pigeon Forge’s most popular Independence Day events is the Patriot Festival.

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Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Patriot Festival

Throughout Pigeon Forge, you’ll find plenty of patriotic activities to do on the Fourth of July. One of Pigeon Forge’s most popular Independence Day events is the Patriot Festival.

About the Patriot Festival

The Patriot Festival in Pigeon Forge is a night of food, fun and music to celebrate America’s birthday. This free, family-friendly festival at Patriot Park features a children’s carnival, food vendors, activities and fireworks.

Festival goers are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs, especially for the firework show at the end of the night.

Patriot Festival Schedule

The festival begins at 2 p.m. when the carnival and food vendors open. Grab a bite to eat and let the kids have some fun. From 4–8:30 p.m., hear live music from a number of bands and performers, including a Veterans Tribute, Pigeon Forge Community Chorus and Free Fallin’, A Tribute to Tom Petty. At 8:30, the Patriot Festival headliner Marty Stuart takes the stage. The evening ends at 9:45 p.m. with a fireworks spectacular.

More Information about Patriot Festival

Patriot Festival is free to attend and open to the public. Event parking and free shuttles are available from the LeConte Center to Patriot Park.

For more information on the Patriot Festival, visit

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