Are you heading to Pigeon Forge this weekend (April 20-21, 2018)? If so you can expect very heavy traffic and delays because of the Pigeon Forge Rod Run. The event runs from today (Thursday, April 19, 2018) through Saturday, April 21, 2018. The Pigeon Forge Police say to expect problems getting around and through the city during Rod Run. Heavy traffic is expected on Wears Valley Road from Townsend to Pigeon Forge, the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, the Spur from Gatlinburg to Pigeon Forge and Dollywood Lane.