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4 of the Best Things to Do in Pigeon Forge in March

As winter gives way to spring, Pigeon Forge comes alive with a variety of special events and celebrations. Whether you’ll be in town for St. Patrick’s Day, spring break, or just an ordinary day in March, your family will have an amazing time during their getaway in the Smokies. To help you make the most of your vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to all of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge in March.

1. Visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Dolly Parton's Stampede in Pigeon ForgeMarch is the perfect time to visit one of the popular dinner shows in Pigeon Forge! Dolly Parton’s Stampede returns in full force in the month of March. You can be one of the first guests to witness their brand new season! This world-class dinner attraction has something for everyone, from thrilling horse riding stunts, to friendly competition, to stunning musical productions. The best part is that while you watch, you’ll get to enjoy a mouth-watering four-course feast with creamy vegetable soup, a tender whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked pulled pork, and more. Plus, this indoor attraction is enjoyable regardless of the weather!

2. I Will Always Love You Celebration at Dollywood

March is also a special month in Pigeon Forge because it’s when Dollywood opens for the season! When you visit Dollywood in March, you’ll have the opportunity to be one of the first people to explore the theme park during its new season, as well as get to enjoy the I Will Always Love You Celebration. This music festival spreads songs and sunshine throughout the park with larger-than-life performances and interactive elements. There will be live music echoing from every outdoor theater in the park, as well as incredible photo ops and beautiful decorations, like Celebration Sky, a glittering pink display that looks like giant sequins, and a LOVE sign! This is the perfect way to kick off the new Dollywood season in Pigeon Forge

Closeup of the exterior of the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge.3. Irish Month at the Titanic Museum

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the Titanic Museum shines a spotlight on the ship’s Irish heritage during the entire month of March. Built in Belfast in Northern Ireland, the RMS Titanic had 159 Irish passengers and crew members, making the Irish the single largest group of people aboard the ship. When you visit the Titanic Museum this March, you’ll learn all about the ship’s connections to the Emerald Isle and Gaelic traditions. Don’t forget to wear something green!

4. Attend a Car Show

Another one of the best things to do in Pigeon Forge in March is attend a car show! Pigeon Forge is home to so many popular car shows and events throughout the year, and March is just the beginning of it all. In mid-March, you can attend Chevy’s in the Smokies. This show combines the popular Chevelles in the Smokies and Spring Corvette Expo car shows in Pigeon Forge. It features a swap meet celebrating Camaros, Chevelles, C10s, and other Chevrolet vehicles. Another popular March car show is Ponies in the Smokies, which includes 108,000 square feet of indoor vendors and special displays. For more information on Pigeon Forge car shows, check out our blog, “All the Details: Pigeon Forge Car Shows and Rod Runs.”

More Things to Do in Pigeon Forge in March

To keep up with all of the great things to do in Pigeon Forge in March and beyond, check out our Pigeon Forge Events Calendar!