AUG 23rd-24th 2019

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We're invading Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Our main event will be held at The LeConte Convention Center, located at 2986 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863. We will occupy both the interior of The LeConte Center along with the parking lot.

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Margaritaville Restaurant

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Black Fox Lodge


The Black Fox Lodge, built with natural stone and wood beams, is Pigeon Forge’s newest Full-Service hotel, is nestled in the Heart of Pigeon Forge, and at the foothills of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The hotel is only 47 miles from Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport and 7 miles from Gatlinburg, and conveniently located along the Little Pigeon River Greenway, directly across from the LeConte Center and also walking distance or quick trolley ride to many attractions, shopping and dining areas.


Attendees will relax in our comfortable & spacious accommodations featuring 178 hotel rooms & suites, with panoramic river and mountain views! Our Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast Buffet, 24 hour Fitness Center and Complimentary Wi-Fi, are just a few of the favorite amenities of our conference guests.



A photo of The Black Fox Lodge from the exterior.
A photo of the patio at The Black Fox Lodge
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Margaritaville Island Hotel


A perfect blend of mountain latitude and island attitude, the Margaritaville Island Hotel brings a new perspective to the Smoky Mountains experience with its contemporary, mountain-luxe surroundings, high level of service and attention to detail. Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and author Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville Island Hotel is the perfect setting to escape the everyday, discover a new outlook and just chill.


The upgraded guestroom amenities include fireplaces, private balconies and spacious walk-in, dual "rain showers". A distinctive Margaritaville touch, the "Frozen Concoction Maker," is available in every room for creating your own signature drink with the margarita and boat drink recipes provided.

Margaritaville Island Photo.
Margaritaville Island Photo.
Margaritaville Island Photo.

Partner Cabins

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American Patriot Getaways


With over 400 incredible properties, famously great prices and outstanding customer service, American Patriot Getaways is the most trusted resource for Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg cabin rentals.


Fully stocked kitchens, hot tubs, jacuzzi tubs, pool tables, game rooms, theater rooms, incredible mountain views, secluded locations, washer & dryer, the possibilities are endless. Guests may also receive discounted tickets to area attractions.

A beautiful cabin located in The Great Smoky Mountains, available from American Patriot Getaways.
A photo of the patio at The Black Fox Lodge
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The LeConte Center -- Previous Events

In 2017 we had over 7000 Jeep© vehicles in attendance over the course of two days, overrunning The LeConte Center and surrounding area. In 2018, even more vehicles attended and over 10,000 attendees entered The LeConte Center on a single day! When we call it an invasion, we are not kidding. To see more photos of our events, check us out on Facebook.

Overhead view of the 2017 Jeep Club Invasion, The LeConte Center parking lot.
Another overhead view of the parking lot during the 2017 Jeep Club Invasion
The LeConte Center interior, 2017.
Great Smoky Mountain Jeep© Club Invasion

The Jeep© Club Invasion gathers thousands of Jeep© enthusiasts to the beautiful Smoky Mountains every year. Over 16,000 people and 8,000 Jeep© vehicles were in attendance, and we are seeing more interest than ever. Our 7th annual event will be held August 23rd-24th, 2019, at The LeConte Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. We will be featuring over a hundred vendors within and outside of the Center. Additionally, we are holding a variety of events, including a Show and Shine competition for those wishing to impress with their build. We are also a proud sponsor of Smoky Mountain Service Dogs, a charity which provides specially trained service dogs to disabled veterans.

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