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 (and coming for 2020!) 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.
Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is bringing his restaurant Chicken Guy! to Gatlinburg Tennessee. Chicken Guy! offers all-natural chicken tenders, skewers, sandwiches and salads, plus a variety of over 20 house-made sauces to choose from. Visitor f... [+ More]avorites at the existing locations including the Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ sandwich and the Triple Double Mint. An opening date for this location has not been announced yet. [- Less]
Junction 35 Spirits
Junction 35 Spirits will bring a distillery atmosphere & full service restaurant, complete with custom craft cocktails. It will showcase the hard working men of the railroad and the beautiful designs of existing train stations.
The Silver Bow Show
The Silver Bow Show is a new live music and comedy production coming to Pigeon Forge. A 5 piece band and four vocalists take you on a journey through genres and decades of music, with appearances from Lucky, the resident handyman and comedi... [+ More]an, and Tara Swift, a crossbow shooter that has amazed people nationwide. [- Less]
Pigeon Forge Chairlift
Pigeon Forge's first chairlift will open in 2020. This attraction will follow the Gatlinburg Skylift, Ober Char Lift and Anakeesta, all located in Gatlinburg, by being the first of its kind in Pigeon Forge. More information will be provided... [+ More] as it becomes available to us. [- Less]
The Rock'n Rooster is an event space for concerts, weddings, celebrations and more. It has a farmhouse feel perfect for your special event. The venue can seat 150 chairs, or 100 tables and chairs. It has a bar, private dressing rooms and pr... [+ More]ivate entry, a built in sound system and more. The grand opening of Rock'n Rooster will be on November 6, 2019. [- Less]
An all-day breakfast restaurant is coming to downtown Gatlinburg in early 2020. Ruby Sunshine offers New Orleans-style twists on Southern Brunch classics. It will be located at 105 Reagan Drive and will feature benedicts, pancakes, French T... [+ More]oast, cocktails and more. Ruby Sunshine strives to use local and fresh ingredients and prepares food in a scratch kitchen. [- Less]
Copper Cellar Restaurants will open a new Chesapeake's location in Gatlinburg at 437 Parkway. The restaurant will be the third location to offer fresh seafood flown in daily, as well as local, handcrafted microbrews.
Beyond the Lens! Family Fun
This 18,000 square foot building across from the Titanic Museum will have visitors "entering through a camera lens", and features what looks like another building that's fallen on top of it. Located at 2115 Parkway, Pigeon Forge. Call (865)... [+ More] 366-1609 for more information. [- Less]
Buzzed Bull Creamery
Buzzed Bull Creamery uses liquid nitrogen to create extra smooth ice creams and milk shakes. It's a one-of-a-kind experience with handcrafted treats that are fully customizable. Non-alcoholic and boozy options are available, making it fun f... [+ More]or all ages. Current locations have over 30 flavors available. Buzzed Bull Creamery will open a location in Pigeon Forge by the end of 2019. [- Less]
Little Bear Winery
Sugarlands Cellars will soon open Little Bear Winery in downtown Gatlinburg. It will offer a new variety of wines to the area. A sneak peak of the selection includes: sweet watermelon, black forest, two berries, southern muscadine, blueberr... [+ More]y twist and blackbeary beach. They plan to offer wines that are vibrant, fun and delicious. [- Less]
Currahee Vineyards is a family owned business bringing hand-crafted Georgia wines to the Smoky Mountains. The new tasting room will open at The Tower Shops at the Mountain Mile.
Coming Fall 2019
Cream & Sugar Sweet Shoppe
Cream & Sugar will open at The Mountain Mile and Tower Shops in Pigeon Forge in the Fall of 2019. It will feature handscooped and rolled ice cream, milkshakes and homemade candy from skilled candy makers. Sweet lovers will enjoy the "vintag... [+ More]e and upscale experience" that Cream & Sugar Sweet Shoppe will bring to the Smoky Mountains. [- Less]
Smoky Mountain Decor
Smoky Mountain Decor is a home decor artist & craft market located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Shop for quilts, curtains, night lights and more at our shop on Teaster Lane.
Soaky Mountain Waterpark
Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks will break ground on a new 50-acre outdoor waterpark in Sevierville in on August 6, 2019 The waterpark will feature a 35,000 square foot wave pool with waves up to 6 feet high, a wave river and a themed kid... [+ More]s' play area with slides. There will also be a kids activity pool, an obstacle course, poolside cabanas, a double FlowRider to try out surfing, and four large slide complexes. It is estimated that the park will be open from mid-May through August, with additional days during September, [- Less]
MonsterMash Burgers is now open in Sevierville. The restaurant is be monster themed, family oriented and offers unique house ground burgers and dogs.
Micro Wrestling Federation
Pigeon Forge is now home to its very own Microtorium (185 E Wears Valley Rd, Suite 27). The Micro Wrestlers will be performing 5 shows a week from Wednesday through Sunday for an all ages audience. "The Micro Wrestling Federation is a f... [+ More]ull-scale, WWE type event supported by an entire cast under five feet tall. Founded in 2000, the MWF is the longest running organization within the Little Person wrestling industry; no other company has performed in more events since our inception. The Micro Wrestling Federation has been imitated without success as we are the original “MICRO” professional wrestling organization." [- Less]
Coming December 2019
Wildbriar Lodge is a brand new luxury cabin opening in December 2019. This 16 bedroom cabin will sleep 68 people, with individual suites, kitchenettes, private bathrooms, a movie theater room, covered porches, video games, an indoor pool an... [+ More]d more. The Wildbriar Lodge will be conveniently located near Dollywood. [- Less]
The Mountain Mile
The Mountain Mile & Tower Shops will completely reshape the retail, restaurant, lodging, & attraction scene of Pigeon Forge. With over a mile of road frontage and 174+ acres, this will be a project of national significance.
King’s Family Distillery
King's Family Distillery is one of few producers of spirits in the area. The distillery produces vodka, rye whiskey, bourbon, blended whiskey, apple whiskey and ginger vodka. King's Family Distillery offers a "diverse selection of high qual... [+ More]ity liquor that will delight the discerning palate and create exceptional cocktails for varying tastes and preferences. There is a tasting room available to sample products. [- Less]
The Local Attraction Gastropub
Locally owned and operated, The Local Attraction Gastropub on Glades is expected to open in April.
Tennessee Cider Company
Tennessee Cider Company opens in Gatlinburg, TN on May 24th. It will feature a tasting room with a wide variety of flavors to try. The front of the building will have garage doors that open during business hours, creating a unique atmospher... [+ More]e for guests. [- Less]
Gibbys Candy Coop
Gibbys Candy Coop is a family owned sweet shop on the Pigeon Forge Parkway. Visitors can enjoy fudge, caramel apples, ice cream, sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes, chocolate strawberries, truffles and more. There are a variety of chocolat... [+ More]e dipped sweets and treats to choose from as well. [- Less]
Coming in 2020
August Moon Drive-In
August Moon's Drive-In dome will include over 40 classic cars, a panoramic starry sky overhead, & a stunning sailor's moon glowing red. It will feature the largest non-IMAX movie screen in North America.
Dave and Buster’s
With activities including virtual reality, dance dance revolution, bowling and billiards, everyone will have fun at Dave & Busters. A new location will be opening in Sevierville, behind Olive Garden on April 29th.
Ogle Bros. Trading Post
Ogle Bros. Trading Post is a farmers' market-themed retail center that will soon open on the site of the former Damon's Grill.
Funky Budha Sports Bar & Lounge
The newest Pigeon Forge night club is now open on the parkway. This sports bar & lounge features a DJ, live music, delicious drinks, Asian-American cuisine, and a unique atmosphere.
EagleRider Motorcycle Rentals
EagleRider is open for business at 105 Waldens Main Street in Pigeon Forge. Available motorcycle rentals include Harley-Davidson Electra Glide, Street Glide, Heritage Softail, Road King and Road Glide.
Mountain Rifle Coffee Company
Mountain Rifle Coffee Company will be a part of The Tower Shops at The Mountain Mile. They will be serving and selling Black Rifle Coffee Company coffee at this new location.
Blue Mist Mountain Resort
Blue Mist Mountain Resort will include 310 hotel rooms and suites, 200 town homes, and 40 vacation residences. The resort will also be home to a marketplace, wellness retreat, and the nation's first outdoor Nordic Spa.
Sunliner Diner, a 50s themed breakfast diner, will be located at 2302 Parkway. There is currently a Sunliner Diner in Gulf Shores, AL.
Uncle Lem’s Outfitters
Uncle Lem’s Outfitters has opened a 4,580-square-foot Pigeon Forge location at 2450 Parkway which offers guided hiking, fishing, and cycling outdoor adventure trips. Paddleboard, kayak and bicycle rentals are offered too.
Coming In 2020
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 a unique version of Disney World's Soarin'.
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.
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