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 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.
Smith & Son Corner Kitchen
Smith & Son Corner Kitchen has an All-American menu complete with apps, salads, pasta, burgers, entrees and more. It is located in Gatlinburg, TN and offers a meal served up with Southern Hospitality and Smoky Mountain flavor. Stop by for l... [+ More]unch, dinner or drinks and appetizers on your next trip. [- Less]
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is located inside of Sevier Air Trampoline and Ninja Warrior Park. It offers frozen yogurt made with fresh fruit and great ingredients, as well as smoothies and shakes.
Pigeon Forge Axe House
The Pigeon Forge Axe House will be a thrilling new adventure for locals and visitors to the Smoky Mountains. Grab a group of friends and partake in some axe throwing right on the Pigeon Forge Parkway.
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]
HappyCamper Resort at Foxfire Mountain
This June Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park will officially open the HappyCamper Resort. Nothing is much more fun than camping or RV'ing out with your family and friends in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. At Foxfire you'll have access to miles... [+ More] of hiking trails, the swinging bridge over the river, waterfalls, and much more of the resort's 150 pristine wilderness acres. In addition you will also have deep discounts on the Park’s zipline and ATV adventures. [- Less]
Bigfoot Philly Cheesesteaks
Bigfoot Philly Cheesesteaks brings the flavors of Philly to East Tennessee. They offer sandwiches stuffed to capacity with delicious steak, veggies and cheese and served on authentic amoroso rolls to give you that classic Philly flavor. The... [+ More]y also have a rotating menu of signature dishes, monstrous sized hoagies, tacos, mac’n’cheese, and pizza & featuring our Bigfoot Italian ice everyday! [- Less]
Cinnaholic is a 100% vegan cinnamon roll shop. A location will open in the Tower Shops in Pigeon Forge. Cinnaholic was featured on ABC's hit show Shark Tank. All products are vegan, dairy & lactose free, egg-free and cholesterol-free. Cinna... [+ More]holic has over 20 frosting flavors and a variety of toppings to make your perfect cinnamon roll. [- Less]
Coming Spring 2020
Bowman’s Hatchet House
Bowman's Hatchet House will open in Pigeon Forge in the spring of 2020. There will be space for group events and walk-in axe throwing. Guests can learn from axe throwing coaches, play games and enjoy anywhere from 1-2 hours of axe throwing ... [+ More]fun. There will also be league play opportunities available. [- Less]
Cruze Farm will open a 3rd location in Sevierville in the Five Oaks development off of the Parkway. It will be adjacent to the Ogle Brothers General Store. The retail shop will carry the same fun flavors of ice cream as the Knoxville locati... [+ More]ons, plus milk and cream available for sale. [- Less]
2020 Dollywood Resort Expansion
Dollywood has plans to build a new resort addition near Splash Country and DreamMore in the near future. The addition will include a 310 room hotel, a 325-seat restaurant and a conference space. An opening date and name will be announced so... [+ More]on. [- Less]
Pigeon Forge Chairlift
Pigeon Forge's first chairlift will open in 2021. More information will be provided as it becomes available to us.
Coming March 2020
Ripley’s Super Fun Zone
Ripley's will open an 80's themed game room attraction in Gatlinburg in March of 2020. The attraction will include laser tag, indoor mini-golf, an arcade shooting gallery, a retail shop and more. It will be located between traffic light 3 a... [+ More]nd 5 at 542 Parkway in Gatlinburg. [- Less]
The Gift Gallery, a handblown glass shop, is opening a location at The Island in Pigeon Forge. This shop has many seasonal locations nationwide, however this will be the first location open year-round. Visitors to Pigeon Forge are welcome t... [+ More]o shop a wide selection of beautiful glass products. [- 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]
Coming Summer 2020
Appalachian Springs Outdoor Resort & Trout Farm
Appalachian Springs Outdoor Resort & Trout Farm will open in Pigeon Forge on Ogle Drive in summer 2020. The outdoor resort hopes to "revitalize connections with family, friends, and nature without sacrificing the comfort or amenities of... [+ More] a memorable getaway." On site you will find trout fishing, swimming, a theater room, fire pits, live music, a camp store, an arcade and games, playgrounds, event space, cultural experiences, guided hikes and a gym. Camping options will include large camper and RV sites, tiny homes and luxury glamping lodges. [- Less]
Sunliner Diner, a 50s themed breakfast diner, will be located at 2302 Parkway. There is currently a Sunliner Diner in Gulf Shores, AL.
Coming Summer 2020
Soaky Mountain Waterpark
Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks began construction on a 50-acre outdoor waterpark in Sevierville 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 kids' pl... [+ More]ay 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]
Coming Spring 2020
A new REI Co-op location will open in the Tower Shops at the Mountain Mile in Pigeon Forge in spring of 2020. The store will bring outdoor gear and equipment to Pigeon Forge and support visitors enjoying the national park.
Little Bear Winery
Little Bear Winery in downtown Gatlinburg offers a new variety of wines to the area. Their selection includes sweet watermelon, black forest, two berries, southern muscadine, blueberry twist and blackbeary beach. Stop by for a free tasting.
Dulce Nitogen Ice Cream & Bubble Tea
Dulce Nitrogen is the first shop in Pigeon Forge to serve Nitrogen ice cream, bubble tea and bubble waffles. Nitrogen ice cream is a mix of fresh cream and mix-ins of your choice, stirred together with liquid nitrogen to create a creamy ice... [+ More] cream while you watch. Bubble tea can be milk based or non milk based and comes with "boba" or black pearls made from tapioca. Bubble waffles are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and make the perfect cone for your nitrogen ice cream. [- Less]
Ogle Bros. General Store
Ogle Bros. Trading Post is a farmers' market-themed retail center that has opened on the site of the former Damon's Grill. They will sell pottery, home decor, candy, food, outdoor apparel, souvenirs, kitchenware, bath & body products an... [+ More]d seasonal items. [- 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]
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]
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.
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.
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]
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]
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.
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.
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