What’s New In Pigeon Forge for 2019 – 2020

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.


#shopping

Now Open!

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]

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Now Open!

Sunliner Diner

Sunliner Diner, a 50s themed breakfast diner, will be located at 2302 Parkway. There is currently a Sunliner Diner in Gulf Shores, AL.

#Dollywood
#lodging

Coming Soon

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]

#shopping

Coming Spring 2020

REI

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 getting outdoors and enjoying the Great Smoky... [+ More] Mountains National Park. The store traditionally features activities including camping, backpacking, biking, hiking and more. [- Less]

#events

Now Open!

Rock’n Rooster

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]

#food
#restaurants

Now Open!

Dulce Nirtogen 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]

Coming Soon

Chicken Guy!

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]

#dining

Now Open!

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.

#attractions

Coming Soon

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]

#restaurants

Coming Soon

Ruby Sunshine

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]

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#museums

Now Open!

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]

#restaurants

Coming Soon

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]

#gatlinburg
#things to do

Coming Soon

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]

#things to do

Coming Soon

Currahee Vineyards

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.

#shopping

Now Open!

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.

#attractions
#things to do

Coming Soon

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]

#attractions
#shopping

Coming Soon

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.

#restaurants
#things to do

Now Open!

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]

#bars
#dining

Now Open!

The Local Attraction Gastropub

Locally owned and operated, The Local Attraction Gastropub on Glades is expected to open in April.

#gatlinburg
#things to do

Now Open!

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]

#restaurants
#things to do

Now Open!

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]

#bars
#dining

Now Open!

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.

#motorcycles
#rentals

Now Open!

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.

#dining
#shopping

Coming Soon

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.

#lodging
#resorts

Coming 2021

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.

#attractions
#shopping

Now Open!

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.

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