Get ready to experience the traditions of the south with Old Mill Heritage Day! This is an exciting day filled with music, food and games for all ages, as well as demonstrations, crafts and storytelling! Bring the entire family out to see for yourself what it was like to be a Smoky Mountain pioneer back in the days and to celebrate southern tradition. Here is everything that you need to know about attending Old Mill Heritage Day:
Dates, Times and Admission Information
The 17th Annual Old Mill Heritage Day takes place on Saturday, September 23, 2017, and runs from 10 AM to 6 PM. Admission to the event is free! The only thing that we recommend you bring is chairs or blankets to enjoy the live entertainment.
Location of the Event
The Old Mill Heritage Day event is located at the Old Mill area in Pigeon Forge. Simply travel down the Parkway to Traffic Light #7 where you will find Old Mill Avenue and plenty of free parking!
What to Expect
Old Mill Heritage Day is a full day celebration of Smoky Mountain culture and tradition filled with food, music and fun! Enjoy awesome live entertainment with world-class bluegrass music, folk songs, cloggers and twirlers. You can even get into the action by participating in square dancing and line dancing! If you have younger kids in your family, they will love exploring the petting zoo and a special arts and crafts tent just for children. There will be craft people at the event offering a variety of demonstrations, including iron cooking over open fires and making apple butter. You can even take a free guided tour of a 187 year old Historic Old Mill and see how antique engines and farm tractors were used. Other fun events include pumpkin painting, bingo, a farmer’s market and much more!
For more information about the event, visit their official website: http://oldmillheritageday.com/
About the Old Mill Area
After attending the Old Mill Heritage Day, be sure to talk a stroll through the Old Mill area to visit a unique variety of shops and restaurants. The Old Mill Restaurant is legendary in the Smoky Mountains and is known for their classic southern breakfast, lunch and dinner meals. You can also dine at the Pottery House Cafe and Grill to enjoy sandwiches, salads and soups. Once you have satisfied your appetite, check out fun shops such as the Old Mill General Store, Pigeon River Pottery and the Farmhouse Kitchen!
Where to Stay
If you are looking for the best accommodations near the Old Mill Heritage Day, stay in the affordable cabins from Amazing Views Cabin Rentals! Our cabins are situated in beautiful locations among the Smoky Mountains but still just minutes from the many sights and attractions of Pigeon Forge. While staying with us, enjoy wonderful amenities such as full kitchens, hot tubs, game rooms and more!
Check out all of our cabins in Pigeon Forge today to stay near the Old Mill Heritage Day event. We look forward to seeing you in September at Amazing Views Cabin Rentals!