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What's New In Pigeon Forge!

What's New in Pigeon ForgeColorful characters and top talent. Kick back and let Pigeon Forge entertain you! Here’s just a sampling of some of the NEW stops you’ll find along the Pigeon Forge Parkway and beyond! Pigeon Forge has vibrant energy amid an illuminated landscape. It is a top destination for families, because it is jam packed with things that children and teens enjoy. Dads, papaws, moms, and grannies love the atmosphere of Pigeon Forge. Get out and about on a Pigeon Forge evening! Discover a huge selection of family shows featuring world-class talent recruited from all over the world. Thrills and shows are eye-popping and fun for every age group. Chain saw performances? Yes! Farm-fresh dining options? Everywhere! Local hand-crafted candy artisans preparing your rocky road fudge, cherry cordials, and pecan turtles? Yum! Laser Tag, Magic Show, and Zipline? check-check-check! Your vacation things-to-do list is filling up fast. Why not check off an item from your own personal bucket list? Pigeon Forge is a bright and energetic zone nestled at the base of the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Families appreciate the variety of activities and breathtaking four-season scenery. What a perfect destination for every member of your family and every age group. Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg are always offering fun and exciting new attractions for visitors. This is the place to find out information about coming attractions! Here's a list of what's NEW for vacationers in the Smoky Mountains:  


See the Light at Thomas Kinkade Art of the South Galleries

Acclaimed artist Thomas Kinkade had a unique ability to capture light in his painting. See and purchase his work at this new gallery in the Walden Landing shopping center. 2530 Parkway, Pigeon Forge!

Take a ride with Segway Rentals and Sales of Pigeon Forge

Next time you’re in the Smokies, see everything up close and in person by cruising along on Segway! These cool, stand-up scooters make traveling down the Parkway or Pigeon Forge greenway easy and fun. 3337 Old Mill Street, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!

Growth Continues at the Island in Pigeon Forge

There are lots of new shops and restaurants at the Island! Ole Smoky Pigeon Forge just opened on The Island.
New restaurants that are now open are Margaritaville, Mellow Mushroom and Timberwood Grill. Margaritaville Island Hotel is also now open.Taste this old tradition with true Tennessee style at the new Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery at the Island in Pigeon Forge. Pick up a jar or two of white lightening or some Ole Smoky Moonshine Cheeries for the holidays. Your family will get along like a house on fire.

Dollywood’s Dream More Resort

This brand-new, 300-room resort is slated to start welcoming guests in summer 2015 at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge. This hotel is a product of Dolly Parton’s vivid imagination and will feature amenities fit for the Queen of Country music like an indoor and outdoor pool complex, a spa and a full-service farmhouse-style restaurant that features a wraparound veranda with views of the pool and surrounding mountains.

Take a trip down the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

Feel the adrenaline pulse through your veins as you race down this new Gatlinburg attraction. Climb into the driver’s seat and conquer the curves and turns of this unique coaster experience! 306 Parkway in Gatlinburg.

Tie the knot at Sugar Hollow Wedding Chapel

A Smoky Mountain wedding is a romantic way to celebrate your love and start a new life together. This charming wedding chapel is now booking weddings for this winter and beyond. 1344 E. Parkway in Gatlinburg.

Experience the sounds of Patsy Cline

Dolly Parton will always be the First Lady of Pigeon Forge, but we have to admit that Patsy Cline comes in at a close second, especially since she’s take over the Parkway with this must-see tribute show. 175 E. Wears Valley Road, Pigeon Forge.

Fill up at Crockett's Breakfast Camp

Exploring the wild frontier in the Great Smoky Mountains can certainly work up an appetite; start your day with a hearty meal at this new Gatlinburg eatery. This breakfast-only spot offers hearty helpings of favorites like pancakes and more. 1103 Parkway, Gatlinburg.

Taste a Smoky Mountain tradition at Ole Smoky Pigeon Forge

Moonshine is an Appalachian tradition that dates back beyond Prohibition. Taste this old tradition with true Tennessee style at the new Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery at the Island in Pigeon Forge. Pick up a jar of white lightening and forget all your troubles… 131 The Island Drive, Pigeon Forge.

Chow down at Southern Wings and Grill

The Gatlinburg Parkway just got even yummier; this all-American eatery features the best in burgers and wings – all served with a bit of Southern flair. 349 E. Parkway, Gatlinburg.

Get cooking with Paula Deen

The first lady of Southern cuisine has opened up a new shop in Gatlinburg! This shop is stocked with everything you need to prepare some of the South’s finest; from cookware to cookbooks and all kinds of kitchen accessories! 903 Parkway, Gatlinburg.

Feast on fast food favorites

Two of our favorite places for a quick bite have opened new locations in and around Pigeon Forge. Steak N Shake has a new diner at 1535 Parkway in Sevierville; McDonalds has a new mountain outpost at 540 Wears Valley Road in Pigeon Forge.

Sable Theater: Imagination on Sand

This eye-popping show explodes onto the scene with indescribable beauty and energy. An all-star cast + over twenty beautiful horses will delight and amaze your entire family. Behold this magical story told through traces of sand. This is a wildly imaginative theater production.

Old Forge Distillery Comes to the Old Mill Square

For many folks, the Smoky Mountains are synonymous with moonshine! Old Forge Distillery is Pigeon Forge’s latest stop to sample and buy this handmade mountain liquor. In addition to a sampling bar, Old Forge Distillery offers visitors unique gifts and more -- all made with Smoky Mountain spirit. Old Forge Distillery is one of many makers of legal moonshine in the Smokies, including Ole Smoky Moonshine and Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery.

Rocky Top Sports World Opens in Gatlinburg

If you’re into sports, you’re in luck: Rocky Top Sports World is a brand-new, $20-million facility for athletic tournaments and events. The new facility will be a boon to the local economy, attracting tournaments and more!

Tree Tops Ropes Course

New at the Adventure Park property located across from Tanger Outlet Mall and behind The Oak Tree Lodge in Sevierville, TN.  Challenge YOUR Adrenaline at Tree Tops Ropes Course with heart pounding challenges for all ages. Featuring 50 exciting obstacles; including suspended bridges, bonus zip lines, cargo nets, ladders, Tarzan jumps, and many other thrilling elements. Journey on your own, bring a group, or the whole family for an adrenaline filled adventure you won’t forget!

Cyrus Family Theater

No eyebrow-raising gyrations here. Bobby and Teddi, kin to Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus, bring this family friendly show to Pigeon Forge with great classic country hits + a few standards.

Hard Rock Cafe

If you love good music and good eats, the Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge will be a can’t-miss stop on your next Smoky Mountain getaway! This themed restaurant will be open on the Parkway by early summer 2014! Perfect for lunch, dinner and late-night dining, this fun restaurant promises an hard rockin’ good time!


The Island in Pigeon Forge welcomes a new, tropical-themed dining experience sure to please! Margaritaville is slated to open Valentine’s Day weekend and we couldn’t be more excited! The new restaurant will offer patrons a laid back atmosphere described by the lyrics of Jimmy Buffett, with island-inspired casual dining, a bar and live entertainment along with a retail store.

Cal Ripken Experience

Ready for some home run fun? A coming baseball development is about to make Pigeon Forge a winning destination! The Cal Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge will be a seven-field baseball park located just off Teaster Lane. This state-of-the-art baseball center will attract tournaments and more! Follow the PigeonForge.com blog for coming information as opening day inches closer.

Knuckle Busters Speed Shop

The ladies and gents behind Knuckle Busters Speed Shop are doing more than just business as usual: They’re bringing bike culture to Pigeon Forge in a big way. The crew has turned their shop at 3676 Parkway (traffic light #8) into Pigeon Forge’s premier place for bike sales, repairs, and rentals.

Rocky Top Sports World

A whole new world is coming to Gatlinburg in 2014: Rocky Top Sports World, a state of the art athletic center, will open doors and bring in thousands of new faces to the Smoky Mountain area starting with its June 30 opening. The new athletic complex will feature seven tournament-ready outdoor fields with innovative synthetic turf, ample track and field amenities, an 86,000-square-foot indoor facility, 10 full-size basketball courts, 17 volleyball courts, an indoor climbing wall and much more.

The Live Rock n Roll Theater

All live and no lip-synching! You will be amazed at how performers nail the authentic sounds of the Classic Rock and 80's Arena rock era. This is not your typical Smokies theater.

New Stores at Tanger Outlets

New retailers including J.Crew Factory, Gap Outlet, Coach and more have moved in at this can’t-miss shopping paradise. Discover amazing deals as you browse shops from brands including Samsonite, the North Face, Francesca’s Collections, Forever 21, Pandora Jewelry and Toys R’ Us.

Sawyers Farmhouse Breakfast

A heap of griddle cakes or homemade biscuits 'n gravy are a great way to get your day started. Sawyers Farmhouse Breakfast is open for breakfast and lunch and conveniently located on the main Pigeon Forge Parkway.

Quaker Steak & Lube

Quaker Steak & Lube is coming soon to the former Mr. Gatti's location in Sevierville, TN.


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Our stay was just what we needed. As always Pigeon Forge was perfect, with all the outdoor activities like hiking and biking to spending our nights watching the great shows! We always feel like it's home away from home. Wish we could have stayed longer!

Ann Hazelwood - Macon, GA

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