Located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is the 14th annual Saddle Up Festival! The festival is a 5 day long celebration of cowboy entertainment that is going on the week of February 19-23. This festival is said to be outstanding cowboy entertainment and activities that glorify western life in American. With such a variety of activities to attend there will be something for everyone to enjoy.
If you choose to only attend the festival for one day you can buy a ticket for that day only, but if you like the activities for everyday you can buy them every morning before the festivities begin. The tickets prices vary depending on activity and day. The price of the ticket includes all of the activities for the day whether that is food, poetry reading or dancing.
On the first day of the festival all of the activities are free, on the second day you can choose to have a romantic steak dinner with two choices of musical entertainment for the price of $54.88. On the third day of the festival there are three different concert to choose from, all for the price of $21.95.
If you choose to do a two day concert pass the price of the ticket will be $60.36. On the fourth day the activities are more adventurous! You can choose to Buckaroo Roundup and a catered lunch for $12.50, the last Saddle Up concert for $21.95, or the cowboy dance for $5.00. On the last day of the festival there will be a breakfast for $5.00 followed by cowboy church which is free. Catering is provided by for all meals by the Chuck Wagon
This festival is widely known because of the Musical performers that attend annually. This year some of the best in western style country will be attending and performing during the week. Long awaited guests cu as Red Seagall and the Boys at the Bunkhouse will be in attendance this year. Texan famous trio Hot Club of Cowtown will be performing at one of the romantic steak dinners on the second day of the festival.
Other well-known performers in attendance are: Andy Nelson, Joyce Woodson, Don Edwards and many more. R.W. Hampton, Stephanie Davis, Saddle Cats, Cowboy Celtic, Kent Rollins, Ray Doyle, and Chuck Pyle. Just to name a few musicians! Other activities for you to enjoy are: cornbread sampler, songwriter’s workshop, cowboy church, western video/photography presentation, cow boy poetry, art exhibit, buckaroo roundup, and cowboy dance.