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Your Complete Guide For What to Do In Pigeon Forge In June

Pigeon Forge, TN, is home to some of the most fun and exciting family-friendly attractions in the United States. We have shopping, amusement parks, musical shows, picnic areas, and anything else visitors could ask for an exciting experience. There are so many activities that it can be hard to decide what to do in Pigeon Forge when you visit!

If you’re visiting Pigeon Forge in the summer, your options for fun are endless. With so many incredible choices, we want to help you plan the perfect itinerary! All you have to do is follow our latest summer activity guide on what to do in Pigeon Forge in June and you will be well on your way to enjoying the most memorable vacation imaginable.

What To Do In Pigeon Forge In June

1. Go Swimming At Splash Country

Spending the day splashing around at Dollywood’s Splash Country is one of the best places to go swimming in Pigeon Forge, second to our Pigeon Forge cabins with indoor pools of course.

Little boy at Dollywood's Splash CountryHere, families and guests will have full access to a ton of fun water rides, slides, and a huge wave pool. If that doesn’t excite you, you can always plan to spend your day lounging on the lazy river in your own float as you wind around the entire park as you soak up the sun.

Worried about your cell phone or wallet getting wet? Thanks to Splash Country’s locker rentals, you don’t have to. All you have to do is check your items into the locker and they will stay safe and dry until you are ready to return home.

If you need to refuel, there are also several snack stands located throughout the park where you can grab a quick bite to eat. Don’t forget to wait 30 minutes before you get back into the pool—at least that is what our moms always told us.

Click here to learn more about the rides and amusements at Dollywood’s Splash Country.

Band performing music at Dollywood2. Dance at Dollywood

Dollywood is best known for all of the exciting shows and street performers that call the park home. Whether you want to hear singers belt out some of Dolly Parton’s greatest hits or you want experience some local bluegrass, we promise you will not be disappointed in the entertainment found here.

Outside of the musical entertainers, guests to Dollywood this summer will enjoy strolling through all of the quaint shops located throughout the amusement park. Not your typical souvenir stands, these stores often feature the works of a variety of skilled craftsmen and women who call the area home.

Not to mention, Dollywood also has some of the best food you can find. From Southern staples to huge turkey legs to funnel cakes, you will not leave the park hungry.

3. Meet Celebrities at The Hollywood Wax Museum

Ok, so maybe you won’t be meeting a real-life celebrity, but you will be able to snap a picture or two standing next to your favorite stars when you visit the Hollywood Wax Museum in Pigeon Forge. Current celebrity figures on display at the museum include Bradley Cooper, Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Charlie Chaplin, John Wayne, and dozens more!

When you are done rubbing elbows with your favorite celebrities, you can head over to the attraction’s Castle of Chaos or Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors for even more excitement.

  • Castle of Chaos: An interactive 5D ride that challenges guests to fight their way out of a haunted castle.
  • Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors: Fun for all ages, this maze invites guests to navigate their way through over 200 twists and bends along a mirrored corridor.

You can buy tickets to visit The Hollywood Wax Museum directly on the attraction’s website.

4. Catch a Show at Country Tonite Theatre

Constantly voted the #1 show in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains, the Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge masterfully blends music and comedy to create an entertaining spectacle for all ages. For a preview of what to expect when you visit Country Tonite, watch this video!

5. Enjoy a Picnic at Patriot Park

Located directly next to The Old Mill Square, Patriot Park is a peaceful place where you can enjoy a delicious picnic on a warm sunny day this summer. You can prepare your own meal or pick something up from one of the delicious restaurants located near the park. Either way, we can guarantee that you will not be disappointed in your outdoor eating experience.

After you finish your picnic, you can walk off your meal on the scenic greenway. During your half-mile walk along the paved path, you will find a special memorial to all of the fallen service men and women who dedicated their lives for our country along with flags from all 50 states.

6. Go Shopping at The Island in Pigeon Forge

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge

You can never do too much shopping when you go on vacation, especially when you visit all of the stores at The Island in Pigeon Forge. From clothes to shoes to kitchen accessories and home decor, there is a store for every shopper found here. And with new stores opening all the time, you never know what treasures you may find!

For a list of all of the current shops open at The Island, visit their website.

racing go karts at Xtreme Racing Center in Pigeon Forge7. Race Go-Karts at Xtreme Racing Center in Pigeon Forge

If you like to drive fast and enjoy a little competition among your friends and family, then you are sure to love spending the day at Xtreme Racing Center in Pigeon Forge. Unlike other go kart tracks in the area, these karts can reach speeds up to 45 mph before slowing down.

Don’t worry, mom! Every driver is fitted with their very own helmet and must watch a brief safety video before hopping behind the wheel. This means that guests are able to enjoy a fun and safe go karting experience.

For current prices, visit Xtreme Racing Center’s website.

Learn More About What to Do in Pigeon Forge

These are just some of the fun things to do in Pigeon Forge in June. If you visit during other months of the year, don’t worry! Your options for fun and entertainment will still seem never-ending. When you’re wondering what to do in Pigeon Forge, know that there are plenty of dinner shows, mini golf courses, rides, shops and restaurants for you to choose from no matter what time of year you visit.

To stay up-to-date on what to do in Pigeon Forge in June and the rest of the year, check out our area attractions page. That way you’ll always have an idea of what you can do when you visit Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains!