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 2023 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.
Eagle Mountain Sanctuary Expansion
Eagle Mountain Sanctuary is home to the country's largest presentation of non-releasable bald eagles. The 30,000 square foot aviary is a product of the American Eagle Foundation's partnership with Dollywood in 1990. The foundation is now building new enclosures for even more birds of prey over 55 acres of land.
2655 Teaster Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Azul Cantina is Pigeon Forge's first high-end Mexican cantina and grill.Azul Cantina
Mountain Of Entertainment Presents: Array
2135 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
A new high energy variety show is coming to the Pigeon Forge parkway. Array features world-class singers, incredible aerialists, specialty acts, and hilarious comedy.
Pizza Rio Wine + Bar
140 Showplace Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Pizza Rio offers a modern and cozy atmosphere with a Brazilian style of serving. The unique restaurant works with fresh ingredients, hand crafted cocktails, and a signature wine list.Pizza Rio Wine + Bar
Museum Honors 135 Children Aboard the TITANIC
2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
This year, the TITANIC Museum Attraction honors the 135 children aboard the RMS Titanic with new displays, artifacts and stories aimed at shining a light on their legacies.TITANIC Museum Attraction
Speedwerkz Exotic Car Experience
467 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Speedwerkz is home to a collection of exotic cars, a racing simulator, and more.
266 Collier Dr, Sevierville, TN
Sevier Air has a new laser tag arena for up to 26 players.
Dutch Bros Coffee
197 Forks of the River Parkway, Sevierville, TN
Dutch Bros Coffee is coming to Sevierville.
1503 Parkway, Sevierville, TN
Collier Family Restaurants is bringing a new Italian restaurant to Sevierville this fall.
Xperia Ocean Journey
Tanger Outlets, Sevierville, TN
Sevierville is getting a revolutionary new way to experience the wonders of the ocean via an immersive digital cinematic voyage.
The Forgotten Forest
Fantasy meets reality in this new rental/residential community in the foothills of Sevier County.
Mountain Wildlife Museum
2530 Parkway Suite 4, Pigeon Forge TN
Explore Smoky Mountain wildlife at Pigeon Forge's newest museum attraction. This premiere taxidermy museum provides a memorable indoor wildlife experience for all ages.Mountain Wildlife Museum
Tiger Mom Boba Bar
750 Winfield Dunn ParkwaySuite 140, Sevierville, TN
Tiger Mom Boba Bar is a brand new boba tea shop in Sevierville next to Publix and Five Below. They specialize in boba tea, lollipop waffles, build-your-own drinks, and signature desert drinks.
Wilderness At The Smokies Expansion
1424 Old Knoxville Hwy, Sevierville, TN 37876
Wilderness At The Smokies has announced an expansion for the water park's 15th anniversary in 2023. The 40,000 square foot expansion will include a 3-story water coaster, a new lazy river, a rooftop pool and bar and grill.
929 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
A new rooftop bar from the Ephant Group is coming to Gatlinburg.
The Lodges at Reedmont
A new cabin community is coming to Sevierville, just blocks away from the convention center. Construction begins in January 2023.
Downtown Sevierville, TN
The historic Pines Theater, established in 1944, has reopened with a modern twist on its own entertainment roots and reopening in late 2022. The Pines is a downtown entertainment venue with duckpin bowling, games, a bar and a full service restaurant. The unique atmosphere makes for a great place for gaming, lounging, friendly competition, and a fun night out with friends and family.
Pinchy’s Lobster & Beer Co.
Crustacean Nation! Pinchy's Lobster & Beer Garden is a lobster and raw bar that opened in downtown Sevierville in fall of 2022. They offer New England-style seafood and southern hospitality. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the beer garden, where outdoor seating and heated fire pits are available year round.
576 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Anakeesta has begun an expansion that will double the park's size. The first phase, Astra Lumina, is now open. The expansion will continue through 2024 and will include a European-themed village, a birdhouse-inspired play zone, an interactive waterfall & cave system, a French-inspired bakery, and much more.Anakeesta
The Hippie BBQ & Grill
611 Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862
This new Sevierville BBQ restaurant is a 1970s themed, family-oriented sports bar specializing in BBQ, burgers and wings.
Sky Pirates Of Mermaid Bay
2420 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
The Sky Pirates of Mermaid Bay is an epic miniature golf adventure that will take you through a world under the sea. Prepare for the most immersive mini golf experience the world has ever seen!
Pigeon Forge eBike Rentals
2850 Parkway #17, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Cruise the streets of Pigeon Forge with an eBike rental. Stop by their location at the Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall.
Tennessee Stud Cider
716 Parkway, Suite 1, Gatlinburg, TN
Tennessee Stud hard cider is the most recent expression of creativity from Yee-Haw Brewing. Apple juice is artfully transformed to a delicious, robust cider base that is carefully blended with real fruit purees to achieve that just right balance.
1620 Parkway Sevierville, TN 37862
SkyLand Ranch combines all your favorite things about the Smoky Mountains into one exciting entertainment venue. Visitors can enjoy rides, shops, treats, live entertainment and more at SkyLand Ranch.SkyLand Ranch
Side By Side: Bonnie & Clyde Exhibit at Alcatraz East
2757 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
The infamous fashion-forward anti heroes also known as the King and Queen of the Dirty Thirties struck fear in the hearts of civilians and law enforcement alike, but there's more to their story. Look behind the headlines at Alcatraz East to reveal more to this story than meets the eye.Alcatraz East Crime Museum
Painted Bear Coffee Co
522 Buckhorn Road , Gatlinburg, TN
A quaint mountain coffee shop located in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community. Stop by for a coffee on the porch.
The Davis Hotel Sevierville
212 Court Avenue, Sevierville, TN
The former Rawlings funeral home is being restored back into a unique 6 bedroom boutique hotel that was open in the early 1900s. The hotel is currently projected to open in early 2023.
2141 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
Memories Theatre features some of the world's greatest celebrity impersonators playing tribute to legends of yesterday and today.
The Neighborhood Beer House
1436 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN
A family-friendly, dog-friendly, neighborhood beer garden providing local craft beer, food, and a good time.
101 E Main St. Sevierville, TN 37862
Prohibition style speakeasy inside an old two story bank vault in historic downtown Sevierville.
Iron Forge Brewing Company
371 Lonesome Valley Road Sevierville, TN 37862
Iron Forge Brewing Company is a brewery and tap room set to open January of 2023 in Sevierville, Tennessee.
Pedestrian Bridge at Holiday Inn on the Parkway
The all new pedestrian bridge behind Holiday Inn & Suites Pigeon Forge Convention Center is available for public use. The bridge directly connects the hotel on the parkway to Leconte Center and parking for The Island.Holiday Inn & Suites Pigeon Forge Convention Center
New Exhibit At Alcatraz East
Pigeon Forge, TN
Alcatraz East Crime Museum has a new exhibit on master manipulators that have run rampant throughout the crime world. The exhibit explores different examples of manipulation and the methods these criminals have exploited their victims for personal gain.Alcatraz East Crime Museum
Big Bear Mountain at Dollywood
Set to debut spring 2023, Big Bear Mountain will be the biggest and longest roller coaster at Dollywood. It's said to have more than 20 "butterfly moments" - the most of any family coaster in the country.
Cumberland Jack’s LeConte Kitchen
Cumberland Jack's is coming to Gatlinburg. The new restaurant is owned by the same group as Crockett's Breakfast Camp and Five Oaks Farm Kitchen and will be in the location of the old Texas Roadhouse.
Brassa 51 Peruvian Cuisine
1304 Parkway, Suite 101, Sevierville, TN
Brassa 51, set to open in August 2022, prepares high quality ingredients based on traditional recipes with a fresh twist.
Fin City at Camp Margaritaville
149 Cates Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN
Fin City, the newest addition to Camp Margaritaville RV Resort, is now open. The entertainment center includes a full arcade, duckpin bowling, billiards, foosball, darks, pickleball courts, and a snack shack.Camp Margaritaville RV Resort
Tennessee Bible Museum
135 E Wears Valley Rd. Suite 1, Pigeon Forge
The newly opened Tennessee Bible Museum offers a 7 room guided tour of the bible through the ages. They also have an antiquarian bookstore and gift shop.
8351 TN-73, Townsend, TN
Company Distilling is set along the Little River in Townsend, TN with a greenway running along the front of the 13.5-acre property. The tasting room offers access to cycling, running and nearby mountain biking and hiking trails.
Dig’n Zone Theme Park
1707 Veterans Blvd, Sevierville, TN
All ages will have a blast operating real construction equipment at Dig'n Zone, whose goal is to provide a great entertainment value for families in a safe and fun environment.
The Edge Dueling Water Coaster at Soaky Mountain
This year brings a NEW RIDE called The Edge at Soaky Mountain Waterpark. The coaster’s AquaLucent rings are designed into the tube segments that appear to get closer and closer as riders go down this adrenaline-fueled waterpark ride.Soaky Mountain Waterpark
B.E.A.R. Village Resorts
Pigeon Forge, TN
B.E.A.R Village will be situated on more 49 acres offering 60k+ square feet of adventure. It will include a condo development, timeshare units, a resort hotel, an indoor water park, an aquarium, a family entertainment center, and more.
Country Legends Rediscovered
155 E Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN
Country music has a new home in Pigeon Forge at the Country Legends Rediscovered museum on Wears Valley Road. The museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of country music's greatest legends.
407: Gateway to Adventure
As of May 5, 2022, European theme park company Puy du Fou has partnered with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council to bring a brand new attraction near exit 407. The show is planned to have a Cherokee theme inspired by stories of heroism by Cherokee natives during World War I. The 200 acre development is slated for 2023 and will be located on the southeastern side of exit 407, also the home of the brand new Buc-ee's.
Trotter’s Whole Hog BBQ is now open in historic downtown Sevierville. The casual, inviting atmosphere has 20 beers on tap, indoor and outdoor seating, and live music. The new restaurant was created to define East Tennessee in the world of whole hog barbecue and to establish roots for this cooking style.
Sanctuary Treehouse Resort
The Sanctuary Treehouse Resort will be the first of its’ kind in East Tennessee, offering a unique, interactive lodging experience while providing views of the Smoky Mountains and the two 18-hole golf courses nearby. It will offer all the amenities of modern resorts in treehouse-style accommodations for small groups. A short distance from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the new resort will be anchored on 40 acres.
The Great Escape Room
Pigeon Forge, TN
A new concept in interactive family fun, date nights, celebrations, and corporate outings. The Great Escape Room is a live room escape game based on the popular computer and mobile phone escape games.
The beloved beaver-themed Buc-ee's Family Travel Center is coming to Sevierville. The new Sevier County, Tennessee location will be more than 74,000 square feet, located off Interstate 40 at exit 407.
A new high-end hotel is coming right across from the Gatlinburg Convention Center. This new hotel will be center point of Gatlinburg and is expected to open sometime in 2023.
Delta Hotel by Marriott
Interior design, branding and procurement firm Interior Image Group (IIG) will lead the design and procurement for the new Delta Hotels by Marriott Gatlinburg in Gatlinburg, TN. Located on a steep grade alongside the Cliff Branch River and overlooking Mt. LeConte, the hotel will offer stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains as a year-round destination for guests.
Cambria Hotel Gatlinburg
The 140 room Cambria Hotel will feature a rooftop bar and restaurant.
HeartSong Lodge & Resort
Pigeon Forge, TN
Dollywood's HeartSong Lodge & Resort will open in 2023 and feature 302 rooms. Lodging options will include family suites, bunk rooms, themed suites and loft rooms.
Pigeon Forge, TN
The DreamCatcher Hotel will open in 2023 adjacent to the Tower Shops in Pigeon Forge. The high-end, AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel will have 12,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, a rooftop restaurant and lounge and 200 guest rooms.