What’s New In Pigeon Forge for 2017! Colorful 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! New In Pigeon Forge for 2017! Alcatraz East Crime Museum Explore American History from a different perspective. Five unique galleries burrow deep into the studies of criminal intent, criminal profiles, the penal system, victims, crime prevention, forensic science, law enforcement and the Judiciary Branch of government. The museum is 25,000 square feet spread over 2 floors and includes over 100 interactives. Alcatraz East is scheduled to open in Decemeber 2016! Check out our 5 Must-See Exhibits & Items at the Alcatraz East Smith Creek Moonshine Come enjoy our moonshine tasting bar, mixed moonshine cocktail bar, and retail store with bottled shines, apparel, jams, sauces, dry rubs, and more. Smith Creek Moonshine, located in Tanger Outlets in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is a moonshine-tasting destination and a must-visit for every visitor. Courtyard Marriott This new Courtyard Marriott is an upscale hotel now open in Pigeon Forge! This brand new, centrally-located Courtyard by Marriott Pigeon Forge offers a little something for everyone traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Guests of the Courtyard Pigeon Forge will love the smart, modern décor of our spacious 137 guest rooms, featuring plush bedding and private balconies with river and mountain views. Check out our personal tour of the brand new hotel on Facebook! The Mountain Mile Shopping Center The Mountain Mile & Tower Shops is an unprecedented development project which will completely reshape the retail, restaurant, lodging, and attraction scene of Pigeon Forge and the region. With over 1 mile of road frontage and 174+ acres in total, this will be a project of national significance. It is located along Teaster Lane and Jake Thomas Blvd in the heart of Pigeon Forge, surrounded by the $22.5 million Cal Ripken Experience baseball tournament park, the $42 million Leconte (convention) Center, and “The Island”, a 300,000 sq. ft. hotel/restaurant/retail destination including Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville and Paula Deen’s Kitchen…all just minutes from Dollywood! Publix Supermarket Make stocking up on food for your cabin that much easier. A new Publix Supermarket is now open! TopJump Trampoline Park Want to fly high, flip into an airbag, or dunk like Jordan? Sevier County’s first trampoline park offers a safe and extreme adventure for people of all ages. TopJump features all the traditional trampoline park attractions and has the nation’s first sky-high climbing adventure, Clip ’n Climb. The park also includes a HUGE arcade, Sugar Rush Candy Store, and a place to relax and see the whole park called TopView. Wyile Cider Barn at Foxfire Mountain After two years of hard work and planning, the Foxfire family is excited to finally announce the Grand Opening of the Wyile Cider Barn in August 2016! Treat your taste buds to our delicious, all-natural apple cider that only contains the healthiest and highest quality fruit purees, both in alcoholic and non-alcoholic varieties. Our crisp, matured Irish Dry Cider and sweet Cider are among the first bubbly options that will be available. Sevier Air Trampoline & Ninja Warrior Park A blast of bouncing fun for the whold family! Opening Fall 2016 in Governors Crossing in Sevierville. Governor’s Crossing Stadium 14 Movie Theater The newest movie theater in town! Amenities include Dolby 7.1 audio, luxury seating featuring leather recliners, and large format presentations in the 40,000 watt SXS auditoriums. Bring your friends and family for a movie night to see the best blockbusters out today. Drop Line At Dollywood New in Summer 2017, Drop Line is a 200-foot tall free-fall experience that towers over Timber Canyon and provides an incredible view of the park before its exhilarating finish. The drop tower ride lifts Dollywood guests nearly 20 stories above the Canyon’s pool, before plummeting them back to the ground in a thrilling rush. Whistle Punk Chaser at Dollywood Whistle Punk Chaser, a new junior coaster opening in Summer 2017, throws thrilling twists and turns at Dollywood’s younger loggers, helping prepare them for the day they can join their parents aboard the award-winning Thunderhead wooden coaster. TailSpin Racer at Dollywood’s Splash Country In 2017 experience the wet and wild twists, turns and thrills of Dollywood’s Splash Country’s newest attraction, TailSpin Racer! From its unique spiraling, high-speed AquaTubes to its splashdown finish, it’s an all-out race to see who can get to the end first. Black Fox Lodge Featuring views of the Smoky Mountains and the Little Pigeon River, a bar and restaurant with pizza oven on site, complimentary continental breakfast, large, resort style outdoor pool with slide, and 10 gorgeous suites, the brand new Black Fox Lodge is now open! The Casual Pint The Casual Pint Craft BeerMarket, offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere much like a coffee shop, with a focus on Craft Beer. Our expert “Beer-tenders” can serve up Craft Beer by the pint from our tap wall, by the can or by the bottle to enjoy in our store. For constant updates on what’s new in Pigeon Forge, follow us on Facebook!