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What’s New In Pigeon Forge for 2022

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 2022 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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The Yard Milkshake Bar

Pigeon Forge, TN

The newest addition to The Yard Milkshake Bar franchise has landed in Lumberjack Square. Stop by to check out one of their unique, mouth-watering combinations.

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Sky Pirates Of Mermaid Bay

The Sky Pirates of Mermaid Bay is an epic miniature golf adventure that take you through a world under the sea.

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407: Gateway to Adventure

Sevierville, TN

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.

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Trotter’s BBQ

Sevierville, TN

Sevierville is getting a new restaurant concept: Trotter’s Whole Hog BBQ. The restaurant will have a casual, inviting atmosphere with 20 beers on tap, indoor and outdoor seating, and live music.

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Sanctuary Treehouse Resort

Sevierville, TN

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.

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Andy’s Frozen Custard

852 Dolly Parton Pkwy, Sevierville, TN

Andy's Frozen Custard has always been fanatical about custard, and has served it with pride since March 19, 1986. For more than 35 years, only the freshest ingredients have been used for a frozen custard experience you can't get anywhere else.

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Smoky Mountains Creperie

Gatlinburg, TN

Smoky Mountains Creperie serves a wide variety of sweet and savory freshly made crepes.

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Alpine Axe House

Gatlinburg, TN

The Alpine Axe House is a new axe throwing experience in the heart of Gatlinburg.

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The Edge Water Coaster at Soaky Mountain

Sevierville, TN

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.

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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.

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Flyride at Beyond the Lens

Pigeon Forge, TN

FlyRide gives you an immersive feeling of flight as you soar above 22 national landmarks. It is an amazing sensory experience with full motion seats that dip, turn and soar. You will feel wind, mist and other amazing effects.

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Buc-ee’s

Sevierville, TN

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.

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Pinchy’s Lobster & Beer Co.

Sevierville, TN

Pinchy's Lobster & Beer Garden will open in downtown Sevierville in fall of 2022. Lobster, Raw Bar, Beer Garden & Music in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

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Tulip Tower at Gatlinburg Skylift

Gatlinburg, TN

The Tulip Tower is a story-themed steel structure with 4 viewing platforms. Enjoy crossing the two rope bridges connecting both ends of the tower, a treat for all ages! The Tulip Tower is currently only available for daytime use.

Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
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Barrelworx

Gatlinburg, TN

Barrelworx specializes in hand crafted, barrel pieces. From whiskey displays, to pool cue racks, the craftsmanship involved in their products are truly the highest quality.

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Allegory Hotel

Gatlinburg

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.

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Delta Hotel by Marriott

Gatlinburg, TN

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.

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Cambria Hotel Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg, TN

The 140 room Cambria Hotel is expected to open in 2022. It will feature a rooftop bar and restaurant.

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Smoky Hollow Outdoor Resort

Sevierville, TN

Smoky Hollow Outdoor Resort provides luxury glamping treehouses, sioux-style tipis, conestoga covered wagons and tiny cabins for a premium glamping experience.

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Peaceful Side Social

Townsend, TN

Peaceful Side Social Brewery + Craft Kitchen is Townsend's newest restaurant and taproom featuring a chef driven menu, served fast-casual style. Enjoy the views from inside or on the patio or play corn hole on the lawn.

Peaceful Side Social Brewery + Craft Kitchen
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SkyLand Ranch

Sevierville, TN

SkyLand Ranch will combine all your favorite things about the Smoky Mountains into one exciting entertainment venue. Visitors will be able to enjoy rides, shops, treats, live entertainment and more at SkyLand Ranch.

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The Tennessee Grind Coffee & Tea

1436 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN

The Tennessee Grind is a new coffee shop offering locally roasted coffee, freshly baked pastries, and more.

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Coal Miner’s Daughter Mercantile

Pigeon Forge, TN

A collection of boutiques, artisans, craftsman's and more located in the center of Pigeon Forge.

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Jolene’s on Bruce Street

Sevierville, TN

Western. Leather. Turquoise. Dolly. Jolene's on Bruce Street is a boutique shop full of free spirited apparel, comfy tees and fabrics, jewelry and lots of Dolly Parton.

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Beyond 436

Sevierville, TN

Enter Beyond 436 and indulge in a shopping experience like no other. Sip a complimentary glass of wine or cold beverage while you shop unique styles for women, men and home that have been hand selected by owner and designer Mary Ellen Rader.

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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.

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Tulsi Indian Cuisine

Pigeon Forge, TN

Tulsi Indian Cuisine is renowned for the lip smacking food of Northern India. Every dish in our menu is of the finest taste and is served to diners after a fine work that the chef puts in.

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DreamCatcher Hotel

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.

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Guy Fieri’s Downtown Flavortown

Pigeon Forge, TN

Guy Fieri and FACE Amusement present Guy Fieri's Downtown Flavortown to the Tower Shops at the Mountain Mile. Downtown Flavortown features a 300+ seat restaurant with Fieri's famous culinary combinations, a 14-lane Duck Pin bowling alley, a 10,000 square foot arcade, a full-service Tiki bar, and so much more.

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Azul Cantina

Azul Cantina wis set to open in 2022 in the Tower Shops at the Mountain Mile. Azul Cantina will be Pigeon Forge's first rooftop bar and will offer plenty of delicious options on their Mexican Cantina menu and great drinks with an excellent view of Pigeon Forge.

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Renaissance Inn and Suites

Pigeon Forge, TN

Ground was broken for the new Renaissance Inn and Suites in December of 2020. The hotel is located adjacent to the LeConte Center and Ripken Experience. It has 132 rooms, full kitchens, complimentary breakfast, a dog park and more.

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Roll On In

Sevierville, TN

Roll On In- Hibachi, Burritos and Bowls merges classic Asian dishes with a tex-mex twist. Enjoy popular menu items like burritos, bowls, wonton tacos, sushi donuts and more.

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Camp Margaritaville RV Resort

Pigeon Forge, TN

At the new Camp Margaritaville Pigeon Forge guests will enjoy three distinctly different ways to kick back and relax: RV sites, The Lodge and cozy vacation cabins. Visitors will also have access to a camp store, restaurant and bar, pickleball courts, putting green, pool, kiddie play area and water slide.

Camp Margaritaville RV Resort
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Gatlinburg SkyTrail

Gatlinburg, TN

This interactive hiking trail (located behind the SkyBridge) is the first of its kind in downtown Gatlinburg. The trail is accessible only by the Gatlinburg SkyLift and included in your admission to the park.

Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
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Cream & Sugar Sweet Shoppe

Pigeon Forge, TN

Cream & Sugar Sweet Shoppe is now open in the Tower Shops at the Mountain Mile in Pigeon Forge. It has ice cream, treats, homemade sweets and more for visitors to enjoy on their trip.

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Mountain Mile General Store

Pigeon Forge, TN

The Mountain Mile General store is located at the Tower Shops at the Mountain Mile in Pigeon Forge. It has a variety of things for purchase, including home decor, apparel and more.

The Mountain Mile & Tower Shops
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Chicken Guy!

Gatlinburg, TN

Chicken Guy! offers all-natural chicken tenders, skewers, sandwiches and salads, plus a variety of over 20 house-made sauces to choose from. Visitor favorites at the existing locations including the Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ sandwich and the Triple Double Mint.

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