Events and Seasons

Explore the Island's seasonal offerings and special events

Jars and Jams Concert Series

Rock out with Ole Smoky Moonshine


Create a masterpiece

Tree Lighting with Paula Deen

Celebrate the Christmas season

New Year's Eve Celebration

Ring in the New Year

Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Island in Pigeon Forge is hosting its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with special guests, Paula Deen and country recording duo, The Young Fables. This year’s event will feature a free concert from Maryville-natives, The Young Fables, an a capella performance from Greyscale and an improv rap comedy feature from The Free Daps, who regularly perform at premier entertainment destinations such as Disney and Universal. End the night with an appearance from Paula Deen & the Deen Family as we light our 40-foot walk-through Christmas Tree. All event festivities and parking are free for guests.