Are you ready to celebrate the day when everyone is Irish? Get into the spirit during your Tennessee vacation with the best things to do on St. Patrick's Day in Pigeon Forge. You might not think of Tennessee as a destination for the greenest holiday of the year, but this fun country town knows how to celebrate Irish culture and history.
March 17th is not only the date of St. Patrick's Day, it also marks the beginning of the annual Festival of Nations at Dollywood. Although this three-week event features countries from around the globe with world-class concerts, you can also get a taste of Ireland. Enjoy live shows by JigJam, a quartet from Ireland that plays traditional music in a whole new way.
If you want a taste of Ireland, you can visit the Roaming Gnome Pub in Pigeon Forge for a pint of Guinness and classic Irish dishes like Shepards Pie or Fish N' Chips.
Don't miss the Irish Celebration at the Titanic Museum. Throughout the whole month, you can honor the contributions that the Irish contributed to this historic ship. The museum tells compelling stories including details about the ocean liner's construction in Belfast, Ireland and the 14 Irish passengers who were on board from Mayo County. The Titanic Museum is two minutes away from our hotel just down the road.
This year, March 17th falls on a Saturday, so book a spacious hotel room at Ramada Pigeon Forge for the weekend. You'll love the plush beds, flat-screen TVs, and the high-speed wireless Internet. Are you coming with your kids? Reserve a Family Room a king bed, queen bed, and two comfortable recliners for even more room to relax.