Thursday, June 23, 2011

Pigeon Forge - July 4th, 2011 Patriot Festival

Annual Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival

Celebrate our nation’s independence during the 2011 Patriot Festival of Pigeon Forge

The 21st Annual Patriot Festival at Patriot Park in the heart of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Festivities get started at 1:00 p.m. on July 4, 2011. The Patriot Festival is FREE and open to the public. Patriot Park is located on Old Mill Street at traffic light number 7 behind the historic Old Mill. Take advantage of the city parking lot on Teaster Lane with a trolley shuttle going to Patriot Park.Listeners should bring a lawn chair (no umbrellas, please) and prepare to enjoy an outstanding lineup of live musical entertainment.

Musical entertainment will include Restless Heart as the headliner. They will perform from their long list of number one hits including, “When She Cries, “Bluest Eyes in Texas” and “I’ll Still be Loving You.” Randy Montana who just got off tour with Taylor Swift will also be performing along with The Roys a bluegrass band and local favorites Jimbo Whaley & Greenbrier. The Return, a Beatles Tribute Band, will also perform along with patriotic music from the Pigeon Forge Community Choir.

WIVK radio 107.7 will be attending with their beloved mascot "WIVIK the Frog." Throughout East Tennessee, this radio station is commonly known as "WIVK {weh-vik} The Frog Station."

Kids will love the free Kids’ Karnival zone with inflatables and games, and Veterans will appreciate "Veterans Salute." Visitors always enjoy a rich variety of locally prepared foods available by non-profit vending organizations.

The City of Pigeon Forge proudly presents the evening fireworks show as a thank you to our guests and citizens for supporting Pigeon Forge! After the performances, the Pigeon Forge night sky will come to life with a fantastic fireworks display! The fireworks usually start at 9:30 to 9:45 p.m., so keep your eyes on the skies, you won't want to miss this display!

For more information, call the Pigeon Forge Office of Special Events at 865-429-7350  or  865-429-7350