What’s New In Pigeon Forge 2016 – 2017!

IMG_0154Colorful characters and top talent. Kick back and let Pigeon Forge entertain you! Here’s just a sample 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. 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. 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: 


New In Pigeon Forge…

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show: Diving Hillbillies

As though the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show was not funny enough…Starting March 3rd, 2016 they will be presenting Diving Hillbillies. It will be a splash of fun for the whole family!

Mornings at the Smoky Mountain Opry Theater

Popular Pigeon Forge entertainer Charlie Bob Smith is the star of a new morning show at the 1,400-seat Smoky Mountain Opry Theater. He and comedian Billy Baker, along with a cast of singers, dancers and musicians, will get audiences singing and laughing on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Lumberjack Adventure

Dolly Parton is planning Pigeon Forge’s newest dinner show, “Dolly Parton’s Lumberjack Adventure Dinner & Show.” Expect lots of lumberjack action and good music, too, when it opens in May.

Lightning Rod at Dollywood

The Dollywood theme park is adding Lightning Rod, the world’s fastest wooden roller coaster and the world’s first launching wooden roller coaster. The thrilling $22 million ride is the largest attraction investment in the park’s history. Themed after a tricked-out 1950s-era hot rod, Lightning Rod launches riders from zero to 45 mph to a point 20 stories high. It races down a 165-foot drop and propels guests along its 3,800-foot-long track to a top speed of 73 mph, the fastest speed for a wooden coaster in the world.

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.

Courtyard Marriott

This new Courtyard Marriott is an upscale hotel opening in Pigeon Forge in the Summer 2016.

Publix Supermarket

Make stocking up on food for your cabin that much easier. A new Publix Supermarket opens early 2016.

The New Sevierville Shopping Center

A new Sevierville Shopping Center is open! In addition to the amazing shopping Pigeon Forge already has, new stores such as Hobby Lobby, Ulta, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Petsmart, Staples and Ross will be added to the area.

The Dome and Monster Bus

One of the newest Pigeon Forge attractions is the Smoky Mountain SkyDome and Monster Bus  are now open!

TopJump Trampoline Park

TopJump is coming to the Parkway in Pigeon Forge located near the Dixie Stampede. Mark your calendars; it is coming Spring 2016!

Sugar Rush Candy Store

Are you ready for a sugar rush? We sure are! This location will be located next to TopJump so you can get your sugar fix and then go jump for joy! Coming Spring 2016.

Sevier Air Trampoline Park

A blast of bouncing fun for the whold family! Opening Fall 2015 in Governors Crossing in Sevierville.

New Krispy Kreme Building

New Krispy Kreme opened on the south end of Pigeon Forge just blocks away from the old Krispy Kreme building. This new addition is even bigger and better than before!

America’s Escape Game

America’s Escape Game is coming to Gatlinburg in 2016.