What’s New In Pigeon Forge for 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 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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Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Adventure

Watch the lumberjack adventure, and then compete in your own! Compete in the High Woodsman Challenge or Loggersports, where you can try some of the challenges the lumberjacks compete in during the show: the Boom Run and Log Roll. Winter Spe... [+ More]cial: $14.95 or $12.95 when packaged with the show. [- Less]

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Alcatraz East: Ted Bundy Exhibit

Now through April 2019, catch the Ted Bundy exhibit at Alcatraz East. New items will be put on display, including the Volkswagen Beetle already on view, letters, cards, photos and a radio given to Bundy by his mother. The exhibit aims to sh... [+ More]ed light on the private side of the killer. The artifacts will only be available for a limited time. [- Less]

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Chesapeake’s

Copper Cellar Restaurants will open a new Chesapeake's location in Gatlinburg at 437 Parkway. The restaurant will open in late spring or early summer, and will be the third Chesapeake's location. It will offer fresh seafood that is flown in... [+ More] daily, as well as local, handcrafted microbrews. [- Less]

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Pink Adventure Tours

Coming April 2019

Opening in April of 2019, Pink Adventure Tours will be bringing pink Jeep Wranglers to the Smoky Mountains for guided and narrated tours. Tickets will be up for sale on March 20, and rides will offer extra passenger room, canopy tops and of... [+ More]f-road capabilities. Plus you can enter to win a tour package for 6! [- Less]

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August Moon Drive-In

August Moon Drive-In is a fully immersive indoor drive-in movie experience. Experience a drive-in with a modern twist. The dome will include over 40 classic cars, dozens of full size trees, grass, gravel pathways, a panoramic starry sky ove... [+ More]rhead, fireflies and a stunning sailor's moon glowing orange and red. It features the largest non-imax movie screen in North America, and will open in 2019. [- Less]

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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... [+ More] Gaucho Urbano will highlight fresh, authentic ingredients prepared with care. [- Less]

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National Enquirer Live

Construction has begun on The National Enquirer Museum right across from the Titanic Museum. The 18,000 square foot building would have visitors "entering through a camera lens", and features what looks like another building that's fallen o... [+ More]n top of it. Among 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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Ole Red Gatlinburg

Ole Red Gatlinburg is 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 ... [+ More]feature a few Nashville 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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Dave and Buster’s

Coming May 2019

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, every... [+ More]one will have fun. A new location will be opening in Sevierville, behind Olive Garden. [- Less]

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The Mountain Mile

With expected completion of the first phase by May 2019, 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... [+ More] region. With over 1 mile of road frontage and 174+ acres in total, this will be a project of national significance. Construction has now begun on the Mountain Monster, featuring three rides from a 200-foot tower. [- Less]

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The Resort at Governor’s Crossing Expansion

Sevierville condominium complex The Resort at Governor’s Crossing is adding a building with 67 condos, ranging from studio to 3 bedroom, to its existing 165 units. The new condos will come in various sizes & layouts, but all will be f... [+ More]ully equipped. Some can even hold up to 18 guests. The building is expected to be open in April 2019, with units for sale in May. [- Less]

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Rocky Top Mountain Coaster

Rocky Top Mountain Coaster is the largest coaster of its kind on the east coast. It will utilize four lifts, four 360 degree turns, tunnels and other exciting passageways. Construction is almost complete and the business is now hiring for a... [+ More]ll positions. [- Less]

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Camps Chicken

Camps Chicken opened in Sevierville in December 2018. Enjoy roasted corn and chicken from a real BBQ pit that is smothered in a secret, special sauce. Camps chicken is centered around bringing the community together and strives to deliver p... [+ More]assion, consistency and mouthwatering flavor with every serving. [- Less]

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Mountain Monster

The Mountain Monster will feature three rides from a 200-foot tower overlooking the Smoky Mountains. The Mountain Monster will be designed, built and operated by Stan Checketts, a nationally renowned attractions inventor. The Mountain Monst... [+ More]er will be centered in The Tower Shops at Mountain Mile, a multi-purpose retail and family entertainment development located on Teaster Lane in the heart of Pigeon Forge shopping and dining. The property borders The Island and Cal Ripken Baseball, and the owners are currently recruiting and negotiating with dining and retail concepts that are new to the market. [- Less]

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Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant

Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant is a Tennessee chain of restaurants known for its BBQ. It will open across the parkway from The Inn at Christmas Place in August or September of 2019. Visitors will be able to enjoy a full menu of BBQ, sides, bur... [+ More]gers and breakfast, as well as live music performances. [- Less]

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Under Canvas Smoky Mountains

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 natio... [+ More]nal park. Discover the breathtaking Southern Appalachian wilderness with luxury Gatlinburg lodging in the Smoky Mountains. [- Less]

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Crust and Crumb

Crust and Crumb will open their Sevierville location on December 19th. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, a pick-me-up or a treat. All natural Boar's Head products, a coffee bar, and fresh baked goods will be available every day.

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SkyBridge at Gatlinburg SkyLift

Are you ready? Gatlinburg SkyLift presents SkyBridge. At 680 feet, it's the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, right here in Gatlinburg! SkyBridge has plans to open by by the spring of 2019. "If there's one photo you'll ... [+ More]want to share with family and friends after your trip to Gatlinburg, it will be of the SkyBridge." [- Less]

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Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

After nearly a decade of rave reviews in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, A Dolly Parton Company, is slated to open in Pigeon Forge in late spring 2019. The dinner show will be the stage for Crimson and Sapphire p... [+ More]irates to battle on deck, in the water and in the sky above their full-sized pirate ships in a 15-foot-deep indoor lagoon. [- Less]

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Gatlinburg Pinball Museum

The history of a museum meets the fun of an arcade at the new Gatlinburg Pinball Museum, featuring the largest collection of pinballs & retro games in the Smoky Mountains. The museum's goal is to give guests a fun, informative experience by... [+ More] sharing their love and passion for pinball. Admission for an all day pass to view and play our entire pinball collection is $15 for adults and $12 for children age 10 & under. [- Less]

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Flying Theater Experience

The Island will soon hold a flying theater attraction that will allow riders to soar over landmarks from all around the USA. The ride will be created by Dynamic Attraction and will be a unique version of Disney World's Soarin'. It is set to... [+ More] open in early 2020. [- Less]

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Buttonwillow Civil War Theater

Buttonwillow Civil War Theater will tells a fictional story about two siblings from East Tennessee during Civil War times. One sibling is pro-Union, while the other is pro-Confederate, and the show is based on real history. There will be ar... [+ More]ound 500 shows each year. [- Less]

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Graze Burgers

Now open in Sevierville – all natural, grass fed beef burgers at Graze! Located on Bruce Street. Check the website for an updated menu.

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