Pigeon Forge is a city in Sevier County, Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 5,083.
Situated just five miles north of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge is primarily a tourist resort. The city's attractions include Dollywood and numerous outlet malls and music theaters.
Attractions and events in Pigeon Forge include the Dollywood theme park, the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame, the award-winning Country Tonite Theatre, the Miracle Theater, and such seasonal events as Winterfest. These attractions and the natural beauty of the area draw approximately 11 million people per year. The Carbo's Police Museum, which is privately operated and not run by the Pigeon Forge Police Department, has been open since 1976.
Pigeon Forge has become the southeast mecca for car and truck enthusiasts. The calendar of car and truck show events runs from April through September