Welcome Home Veterans Parade, Pigeon Forge August 26, 2017. Who does not love a parade? And what better reason to have one than to honor our esteemed veterans of military service. Come join the fun for this annual Smoky Mountain event in the shadow of beautiful Mount LeConte.
“The City of Pigeon Forge has a long history of honoring our nations many brave veterans and that will continue on into the future,” says Butch Helton, Special Events Manager for the City of Pigeon Forge.
The salute and tribute to America’s military veterans begins at 9:00 a.m. at traffic light #8 on the Parkway and travels north ending at Jake Thomas Road (traffic light #5.) The parade features marching bands, historic and modern military vehicles, floats from area attractions, beauty queens and more! Mark your calendar and plan on paying your respect to our military at this annual event.
There is plenty of free parking, delicious food and lot’s of fun to be had on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge so plan on spending the whole day! If you have the time go ahead and make it a weekend get away. You will be glad you did.
The HeySmokies film crew captured the essence of last years parade in this fun video!