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Feb 16, 2017, 14:59 ET Pigeon Forge Wins Sixth Emmy Award for "Show & Tell" Commercial

A student's jam-packed account of her family's Pigeon Forge vacation recently won the family-friendly destination its sixth Emmy Award. "Show & Tell" ...


Dec 01, 2016, 01:25 ET Pigeon Forge Encourages Support Of Area Tourism

Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) tourism officials are reinforcing that the city's many attractions, theatres, restaurants and lodging properties are...


May 20, 2016, 01:39 ET Lucky Winners To Get Exclusive Concert from Maddie & Tae in Pigeon Forge

The duo of Maddie & Tae is one of country music's hot new acts, and the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism has booked the two highly declarative...


Jun 10, 2015, 11:55 ET Georgia Student Wins $5,000 for Her School in Pigeon Forge Promotion

Jameia Mitchell, a student at Lindley Middle School in Mableton, Ga., who coordinated an anti-bullying campaign, has won $5,000 for her school and a...


Apr 29, 2015, 04:57 ET Deadline Approaches To Nominate 'Super Student' To Win $5,000 for School, Plus Family Vacation

This Sunday (May 3) is the deadline to nominate students who set good examples so one can win $5,000 for his or her school and a family vacation to...


Aug 18, 2011, 04:30 ET Pigeon Forge Sends 'Family Challenge' Contestant to College as Successful Vacation Promotion Wraps Up

Pigeon Forge has wrapped up its second spring-summer promotion of advocacy for family vacations by securing a path to college for the eldest daughter ...


Apr 28, 2011, 02:43 ET 'Pigeon Forge Family Challenge' Dangles $10,000 Before Fun-Seeking Vacationers in Reality Show-style Competitions

Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is seeking five families who are game for some offbeat and lighthearted competitions in this Great Smoky Mountains resort town....


Sep 30, 2010, 12:50 ET Friends Rally to Win $15,000 in Mortgage Help, Smoky Mountains Vacation for South Carolina Family

A family that never has experienced a traditional vacation has a date circled for a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains because legions of friends...


Apr 08, 2010, 09:05 ET Pigeon Forge Aims to Take Back the Family Vacation

Do you have a friend you'd like to help with $100 in gas money? How about utilities for a year? Or 12 car payments? Or perhaps a year of mortgage...