Firework Celebrations 2023

Cap off your July 4th in the Smokies by catching one of the firework displays.

Summertime in the Smokies is like no other. You can spend the day shopping, fishing or exploring all the area has to offer. Cap off your July 4th in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg by catching one of the fireworks displays.


Pigeon Forge will mark Independence Day with the city’s annual fireworks on Tuesday, July 4th, capping the holiday weekend.

Patriot Festival guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Umbrellas, tents, and coolers are not permitted. Food vendors will be available. Free parking is provided at the Teaster Lane Municipal parking lot, and a free shuttle operates every 20 minutes between the lot and festival site.


Join the celebration in downtown Gatlinburg to mark our nation’s “Independence Day” with a spectacular 20-minute firework show starting at 11:00 p.m. from the Gatlinburg Space Needle. Spectators can view the fireworks from any vantage point in Gatlinburg. This event is designated as a Top 20 event by the Southeast Tourism Society.