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Breaking News: 2020 Spring Rod Run Canceled

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The 2020 Spring Rod Run in Pigeon Forge was originally scheduled to take place on April 16-18. The Rod Run was rescheduled to June 11-13 due to COVID-19 concerns. The event has now been canceled. The Fall Rod Run is still scheduled to take place on September 17-19 at the LeConte Center.

“Public safety is the foundation of any event, but certainly during these unprecedented times surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. We are grateful to the Rod Run event owners who share our city’s commitment to the safety and wellbeing of all involved,” states Pigeon Forge City Manager, Earlene Teaster.

“This is a difficult but necessary decision given our current circumstances,” Byron Cooper, Rod Run event head, says. “We can now turn our focus to planning a great fall event in September.”

The owner and founder of The Smoky Mountain Life, Kim Hunt, is a lifelong resident of southeast Tennessee and lover of all things Smoky Mountains. 

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