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The 2014 Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run Event Guide

Are you a fan of loud engines, old cars and endless fun? If so, one of the biggest antique car shows in the country is coming to the Smoky Mountains this spring, and you’re invited! The 2014 Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run has a new location, with more souped up classics than ever.

From April 11-13, car enthusiasts will arrive for the Spring Rod Run events in Pigeon Forge, including a car show, swap meet and much more. Not only will there be a spectacular showcase of muscle and classic cars, those who attend can participate in workshops to share classic car information, and there will also be opportunities to purchase new and used parts for all types of vehicles.

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The entrance fee to the car show is $10 per adult, and there is no charge for children 12 and under.

Those participating in the show can win cash prizes up to $8,000. For those who want to show a car or be involved in the vendor sale, the registration fees are below.

Outside Vendors $155.00

Inside Vendors $155.00

Sales Corral $75.00

Show Cars Outside $30.00

Show Cars (within 30 days of event) Outside $40.00

Show Cars Inside $50.00


This year, the Rod Run events in Pigeon Forge have a new location that allows for more fun, more people and more cars! The events will be held at the LeConte Center, a brand new 232,000 square foot event center in the heart of the city.

Spring Pigeon Forge Rod Run

LeConte Center

2986 Teaster Ln.

Pigeon Forge, TN.

Pigeon Forge Hotel Inn on the River is in the center of the action and within walking distance of restaurants, shops and entertainment. Our hotel is only five minutes from the LeConte Center and the Spring Rod Run, so you won’t miss one second of the exciting events scheduled.

Smoky Mountain vacationers can expect to see a variety of cars cruising down the Parkway. Those who plan to cruise into town to see the cars can find spots along the street, but it’s always best to arrive early because this is one of the biggest events all year long.

To speak to one of our reservationists about planning your stay during the Spring Rod Run event, call Inn on the River at (877) 391-1284. We’ll be happy to answer your questions and help you find a great room for a fun and memorable vacation in the Smokies.