What’s New In Pigeon Forge for 2018 – 2019

Colorful characters and top talent. Kick back and let Pigeon Forge entertain you! Here’s just a sample of some of the things that are NEW in Pigeon Forge attractions in 2018 (and coming in 2019!) 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.


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Dave and Buster’s

Dave and Buster's combines the latest and greatest games, ultimate sports-viewing, extraordinary food and remarkable drinks in a fun atmosphere. With activities including virtual reality, dance dance revolution, bowling and billiards, everyone will have fun. A new location will be opening in Sevierv... [+ More]ille, behind Olive Garden. [- Less]

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Dolly Parton’s Pirates Voyage

After nearly a decade of success in Myrtle Beach, Dolly Parton’s Pirates Voyage dinner attraction is slated to open in the Spring in Pigeon Forge. Slated for completion in spring of 2019, the 21,000 square foot arena will be adjacent to The Island. It will include full sized pirate ships and an in... [+ More]door lagoon. [- Less]

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Pirates Revenge Dinner & Show

From the group that brought you Comedy Barn, Hatfield & McCoy Family Feud, & Smoky Mountain Opry, Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Productions is excited to announce plans for Pirates Revenge Dinner & Show, coming spring 2019. As of now, plans involve using the building currently occupied by... [+ More] Smoky Mountain Opry, and moving the Opry to a different location in the future. [- Less]

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Alcatraz East: The 2nd Amendment

Beginning on October 5, Alcatraz East Crime Museum will open a year long exhibit on the history of the right to bear arms. The exhibit will give visitors the opportunity to learn about laws that shaped the second amendment and see some rare firearms on display. The National Rifle Association Museums... [+ More] have generously loaned the special firearms in this exhibit. [- Less]

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Breathe Wellbeing Spa & Salon

A unique new day spa in Pigeon Forge. Breathe Wellbeing delivers you a convenient, calm, and relaxing space for you and your body to refocus, relax, and rejuvenate. Offering massage and salt room therapy, bodywraps, microdermabrasion, cold light therapy, facials, waxing, a hair salon, and more.

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Graze Burgers

All natural, grass fed beef burgers are coming soon to Sevierville. Check the website for more information about the opening. Graze Burgers is now accepting applications to join the team.

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Brick & Spoon

Named one of the top 10 breakfasts in the US by Travel + Leisure, Brick & Spoon serves a complete, high quality southern experience for anyone who loves accessible, upscale breakfast, brunch, or lunch. "Whether you want a meal and music, or just a place to enjoy a cup of coffee, you’ll find wh... [+ More]at you’re looking for here at Brick & Spoon." [- Less]

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Five Oaks Farm Kitchen

You'll find smiles as warm as a sunrise and service as sweet as honey at Five Oaks Farm Kitchen. Their delicious menu is filled with griddle cakes, casseroles, fresh greens, hearty soups, fried chicken, and so much more. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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Smoky’s Pancake Cabin

Enjoy a breakfast at Smoky's Pancake Cabin on the parkway. Their unique array of made-from-scratch family recipes are all the rage in the area; you're sure to find the perfect combo. Not a pancake fan? Try their omelets, waffles, egg platters, or biscuits & gravy.

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Cookie Dough Monster

Serving edible cookie dough, gourmet grilled cheese, burgers, and all kinds of delicious menu items made from scratch. Available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Delivery available in the Pigeon Forge area.

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Gaucho Urbano Brazilian Steakhouse

Gaucho Urbano, a traditional Brazilian steakhouse, is celebrating an “Urban Cowboy” approach to churrasco-style dining. Inspired by provincial dishes, yet rich in the cultural and culinary influences that make Brazil unique, the menu at Gaucho Urbano will highlight fresh, authentic ingredients p... [+ More]repared with care. [- Less]

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Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Adventure

Scheduled to open in early May at Walden’s Landing, Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud will be the first permanent outdoor lumberjack show venue in the state of Tennessee. The high energy show will feature lumberjacks from all over the nation competing in challenging events, and the area will also inc... [+ More]lude a multi-level lumberjack-themed adventure park for guests to enjoy. [- Less]

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SkyBridge at Gatlinburg SkyLift

Are you ready? Gatlinburg SkyLift presents SkyBridge: the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, right here in Gatlinburg! SkyBridge has plans to open by fall of 2018.

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Foothills Parkway Extension

Plans to extend Foothills Parkway have been underway for some time. When completed, the Parkway will be a 72 mile long road traversing the western and northern perimeters of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and will extend from Interstate 40 east of Cosby to its western terminus in Chilhowee.... [+ More] Completion is aimed for late 2018. [- Less]

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The Mountain Mile

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. ... [+ More]Construction has now begun on the Mountain Monster, featuring three rides from a 200-foot tower. [- Less]

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New Exhibit at Alcatraz East

"It Happened Here" will bring together objects from the museum's collections to tell Tennessee crime stories. This year is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis and the exhibit will feature items that belonged to assassin James Earl Ray. It will also feat... [+ More]ure crime stories local to Sevier County, such as the Perry Camp Murders, and the story of Kenneth Jones. [- Less]

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Under Canvas Gatlinburg

Under Canvas is the ultimate outdoor "glamping" experience. With convenient access to over 800 sq. miles of pristine mountain views, you will find yourself immersed in the sounds of nature just minutes away from America's most visited national park. Discover the breathtaking Southern Appalachian wil... [+ More]derness with luxury Gatlinburg lodging in the Smoky Mountains. [- Less]

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Yee-Haw Brewing Company

Yee-Haw Brewing Company is now open at the Island in Pigeon Forge! The taproom brings its southern beer, ales and lagers to the Pigeon Forge area in a convenient location. Stop by sometime; you'll find it adjacent to Ole Smoky Distillery.

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Ole Red Gatlinburg

With a planned opening in spring 2019, Ole Red Gatlinburg will be a $9 million, multi-level 16,000-square-foot entertainment venue with a two-story bar and restaurant, retail area, performance space, dance floor and exterior terrace. Its chef-driven, Blake Shelton-inspired menu will feature a few Na... [+ More]shville classics like Hot Chicken & Waffles as well as BBQ, burgers and additional Southern favorites. You can enter for a chance to win an amazing prize package that include attendance to the Grand Opening event. [- Less]

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National Enquirer Attraction

The city planning commission has approved the plans for The National Enquirer Museum to be built right across from the Titanic Museum. The 17,760 square foot building would have visitors "entering through a camera lens", and features what looks like another building that's fallen on top of it. Among... [+ More] the plans for the attraction is an interactive exhibit that will allow visitors to create their own Enquirer-style headlines and share them on social media. [- Less]

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Pigeon Forge Snow

Year-round indoor snow tubing is here! Pigeon Forge Snow is the first indoor snow facility in the entire United States that will offer REAL snow all year long. Come enjoy snowball fights, snow men, snow cones, and most importantly 15 lanes of snow tubing.

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Mountain Monster

KNOX NEWS: The former Belz Mall in Pigeon Forge may soon be home to a 200-foot monster. A first-of-its-kind thrill ride is planned for the vacant mall at 2655 Teaster Lane, centerpiece of a retail and entertainment complex. And the renovated mall itself is the first phase of a major development, cov... [+ More]ering 169 acres, dubbed the Mountain Mile. [- Less]

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River Walk Crossing

The newest shopping center in Pigeon Forge will occupy 14 acres between Teaster Lane and the Little Pigeon River, across Jake Thomas Boulevard from the LeConte Event Center. It will include a Food City as well as another large retail tenant.

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Gatlinburg Brewing Company

The brand new Gatlinburg Brewing Company is a locally owned brewery, in the heart of Gatlinburg, located inside Bub's Burger Barn on Hwy 321. Specializing in craft beer, brewed right on site.

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