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Get Ready for Stringtime in the Smokies & Cornhole Tournament at the Old Mill

If you’re in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on August 5th, head over The Old Mill Square for a day of games, fun, and live music. The annual cornhole tournament in memory of Sergeant Brett Benton begins at 11:00 am and stick around for live bluegrass music beginning at 7:00 pm.

Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament

The Smoky Mountain Cornhole Tournament is divided into professional and amateur divisions. Both divisions consist of teams of two and 1st through 3rd places will win prizes. There will also be prize drawings for the amateur group throughout the tournament. Pre-registration is open until July 20 at a discount rate. After that, registration ends on August 2. Cornhole (aka bean bag toss) is played by throwing bean bags at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. It’s quite the competitive event!

Live Bluegrass Music at Stringtime in the Smokies

Bring your lawn chairs for the live bluegrass music that begins at 7:00 pm at The Old Mill Square. Performers this year include Grassroots Gringos, Richard Bennett, Wyatt Rice and Robinella. The event is free and fun for the entire family. You won’t regret spending time clapping your hands and stomping your feet at Stringtime in the Smokies!

Stringtime in the Smokies & Cornhole TournamentAbout the Old Mill

The Old Mill has been welcoming visitors to Pigeon Forge since 1830. The complex of restaurants and specialty shops is a favorite destination amongst Smoky Mountain tourists. The Old Mill is still in operation today, grinding corn and other grains for use in the Old Mill Restaurant and the Pottery House Cafe and Grille. Those planning a vacation to Pigeon Forge must add a trip to the Old Mill to their itinerary. From the shops to the delectable food, you do not want to miss this Smoky Mountain staple.

Plan Your Pigeon Forge Trip

If you’re considering visiting Pigeon Forge for the annual Stringtime in the Smokies concert and Cornhole Tournament, visit Reserve Pigeon Forge to plan your accommodations, attractions, and more.

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