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Two Big Pigeon Forge Car Shows in September

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Pigeon Forge hosts numerous car shows throughout the year, but two of the biggest arrive in September! These car shows typically happen on consecutive weekends, so it’s possible to experience both of them during a single visit to Pigeon Forge. Below, we highlight details about each show including dates, locations, and more.

Shades of the Past

shades of the past
The first car show to roll into Pigeon Forge in September is the classic Shades of the Past. 2019 is the 37th year for this extremely popular car show. It takes place September 6th-7th at Dollywood’s Splash Country. Shades of the Past features hot rods, classics, and customs manufactured through 1972, so if you are a fan of beautiful, classic cars then this is a show you do not want to miss! Visit their website below to view information for participants, spectators, vendors, parking, and more.

Shades of the Past
September 6-7, 2019
Dollywood’s Splash Country
2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Official Website:

Fall Rod Run

pigeon forge rod run
The massive Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run thunders into town the following weekend as it takes place September 12-14, 2019. This popular show features hot rods of just about every make, model, and year. The event is hosted at The LeConte Center, located about half of a mile away from The Ramsey Hotel & Convention Center. Spectator parking for the show is free, but admission is $12 per day. This is a fantastic show that features some of the most impressive cars in the country as well as numerous vendors offering a variety of products. If you love hot rods, this is a bucket list event!

Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run
September 12-14, 2019
LeConte Center
2986 Teaster Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Official Website:

Book Your Pigeon Forge Car Show Hotel Room

These major car shows attract thousands of fans each year, so we highly recommend reserving your room as soon as possible. The Ramsey Hotel and Convention Center is conveniently located close to both of these popular car shows, making it easy to attend either one of them. Click here to see our location, amenities, and more!