2014 Labor Day Weekend in the Smoky Mountains

Aug 04, 2014

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Isn’t ironic that we honor American workers’ contributions to the prosperity of our great nation by taking the day off?  We think it’s only appropriate that if you do get to enjoy the holiday outside of the workplace, you be required to celebrate in a big, gregarious way!

If you are planning a long weekend of putting your feet up right at home, we hope you’ll gather with your neighbors and friends, put some burgers on the grill and relish an extra day off work to spend it doing what you love, with those you love.

Holiday Day WeekendHowever, if you are heading to the Smokies, we’ve got great cabin rentals and a family fun roundup of things to do over the holiday weekend.

Local Events

August 28-31:
Celebrate Freedom – The Pigeon Forge Celebrate Freedom Festival invites participating businesses throughout town to offer discounts to active and veteran military personnel, police officers, firefighters and other emergency responders during the month-long celebration of freedom and sacrifice.  Festival ends on Sunday, August 31.

August 28-September 1:
Pigeon River Crossing Sidewalk Sales - Shop until you drop bargain hunting for Pigeon River Crossing Mall on Teaster Lane in Pigeon Forge.

August 29-September 1:
Tanger Outlets BIG Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale – Extra savings and extended shopping hours at Tanger Outlets in Sevierville during this 4-day sale! Visit tangeroutlet.com/sevierville/coupons for the latest discount offers.

August 30:
Gatlinburg Farmer’s Market – Pick up some locally grown sweet corn and ripe, red tomatoes to top off your cookout with some fresh, Tennessee produce.  Open from 8:30-11:30 a.m., you’ll find garden vegetables, homemade breads and treats, and fresh fruit in the Arts and Crafts Community at the Covered Bridge, 849 Glades Road. 

September 1:
Sevier County Fair – Our traditional hometown fair with a midway, carnival rides, games, contests and concerts kicks off at Sevier Co. Fairgrounds in Sevierville.  Visit www.seviercountyfair.org

Outdoor Fun

Pack your fishing pole and throw in a line.  While you’re enjoying a leisure picnic along a pristine mountain stream, why not try your hand a catching a trout or two.  Fishing license is required and you can find additional details about fishing in the Smokies here… Read More

Take a hike… literally!  If you haven’t made the trip to Clingman’s Dome, the highest point in Tennessee, or to beautiful Grotto Falls, this just might be the perfect weekend to go.  Clingman’s Dome offers a 360-degree view, overlooking both Tennessee and North Carolina, and Grotta Falls is the only walk-behind falls in the Park.

Have a picnic in the Park or right on your deck.  Labor Day weekend is all about being outdoors, having fun and eating delicious food!  Choose a cabin perfect for your family or give us a call at 1.855.977.7766 and allow us to make a recommendation.  We look forward to having you ‘put your feet up’ with us this holiday.

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Category: Things to do

Doug Shanks


By Doug Shanks a Smoky Mountain blogger and writes about things to do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, and Sevierville, Tennessee. Area interests include hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, shopping, and family fun.

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