What’s New In Pigeon Forge for 2024

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 2024 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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Attractions, Biking, Outdoors

WildSide

1105 Laurel Lick Road, Pigeon Forge, TN

A new adventure park is coming to Pigeon Forge. Launched by the visionaries behind Anakeesta, the park features 900 acres of wilderness, 15 miles of trails, and 1,500 feet of elevation change.

WildSide
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Heirloom Room

333 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN

The Heirloom Room is a creekside restaurant and bar promising an authentic Appalachian dining experience rooted in traditional cooking and inventive mixology.

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Wineries

Old Mountain Wine Company

1133 Parkway Downtown Gatlinburg

Old Mountain Wine Company is Gatlinburg’s only Sip & Sit Winery with an outdoor patio open year-round.

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Wineries

Smokin’ Banjo

631 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN

Smokin' Banjo Wine Company offers fun, vibrant sparkling wines and hard ciders in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg.

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Hotels

Comfort Suites Gatlinburg Downtown-Convention Center

321 Reagan Drive, Gatlinburg, TN, 37738

A new Comfort Suites hotel has opened in Gatlinburg.

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Attractions, Go Karts, Mini Golf

Space Race Adventures

Pigeon Forge, TN

A new mini golf course and go kart attraction is open in Pigeon Forge.

Space Race Adventures
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Attractions, Museums

The Dolly Parton Experience

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd. Pigeon Forge, TN

Dollywood is getting a brand new way for guests to experience the life, career, and inspiration of Dolly Parton.

Attractions

Truth Traveler: Virtual Reality Experience

Pigeon Forge, TN

A new biblical themed virtual reality experience is coming to Pigeon Forge.

Coming Soon

Bars & Breweries

Mountain Brothers Brewing Company

3707 Wears Valley Road, Sevierville, TN

Mountain Brothers Brewing Co. is a new craft brewery coming to Wears Valley.

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Hotels

Embassy Suites by Hilton Gatlinburg Resort

604 Airport Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738

A new Embassy Suites by Hilton has opened on Airport Road in Gatlinburg.

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Sweets

Sugar Baby

727 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

A new sweet shop featuring cotton candy, milkshakes and ice cream is coming to downtown Gatlinburg.

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Drinks, Ice Cream, Sweets

Red’s Soda Fountain & Ice Cream

Sevierville, TN

Red's Soda Fountain & Ice Cream is a 1940's style soda shop coming to downtown Sevierville.

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Restaurants

Wingstop

972 Dolly Parton Pkwy, Sevierville, TN

A new Wingstop has opened on the Sevierville parkway. With more than 2000 Wingstop restaurants across the globe, the popular wing establishment has grown to great heights since its original opening in 1994 in Garland, Texas.

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Shopping

Southern Timeless Candles

Gatlinburg, TN

Southern Timeless Candles brings unique scents that we hope will bring back memories as well as help create new ones.

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Shopping

Target

830 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Sevierville, TN

The Target Corporation is bringing a new 147,000 square foot store to Sevierville.

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Attractions, Zipline

Ober Mountain 4 Lane Zipline

Gatlinburg, TN

Coming this spring, Ober Mountain is introducing a new family friendly zipline adventure featuring four side-by-side ziplines.

Ober Mountain
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Attractions

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.

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Attractions

Kaleidoscope Kavern at Wilderness at the Smokies

Sevierville, TN

Wilderness at the Smokies has a new lazy river tunnel where guests are surrounded by a kaleidoscope light show. The new expansion was created in collaboration with Moment Factory, the company responsible for Astra Lumina at Anakeesta.

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Luxury Camping

Tennessee Tepees

1110 Rocky Creek Way, Pigeon Forge, TN

A luxury tepee village is coming to Parkside Resort in Pigeon Forge.

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Drinks, Wineries

Mill Bridge Hard Cider Company

Mill Bridge Winery, part of the Rocky Top Wine Trail, has transitioned into Mill Bridge Hard Cider Company with an exclusive line of brand new hard ciders.

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Attractions, Mini Golf

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!

Sky Pirates of Mermaid Bay
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Lodging

Ancient Lore Village Treehouses

7107 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN

The whimsical Ancient Lore Village is adding a collection of mystical treehouses to their grounds.

Ancient Lore Village
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Attractions, Mountain Coaster

Hellbender Mountain Coaster

Gatlinburg, TN

Hellbender is a brand new mountain coaster at Anakeesta featuring 3,350 feet of track that will redefine your notion of excitement.

Ober Mountain
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Attractions

BirdVenture at Anakeesta

Gatlinburg, TN

BirdVenture, the newest addition to Anakeesta, is an aviary-inspired adventure zone where guests play and imagine life as a bird in the Smokies. The installation features 3 giant birdhouses with interactive activities and 7 giant serpentine slides. BirdVenture is set to open to the public in late November.

Anakeesta
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Mini Golf, Mountain Coaster

Lost Mine Mountain Coaster & Mini Golf

2509 Teaster Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN

A new mountain coaster and mini golf course is now open on Teaster Lane in Pigeon Forge.

Lost Mine Mountain Coaster & Mini Golf
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Hotels, Resorts & Spas

HeartSong Lodge & Resort

Pigeon Forge, TN

Dollywood's HeartSong Lodge & Resort features 302 rooms. Lodging options include family suites, bunk rooms, themed suites and loft rooms.

Coming 2024
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Attractions, Shopping

The Crayola Experience

2046 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN

The Crayola Experience is slated to open in Pigeon Forge fall 2024. The 30,000 square foot indoor entertainment center will have the world's largest selection of Crayola products, more than 20 hands-on attractions, and lots of unique and creative experiences for families. The attraction will share a location with NERF Action-Xperience in the old Smoky Mountain Opry building.

Coming 2024
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Attractions, Shopping

NERF Action-Xperience

2046 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN

Hasbro has announced a new attraction on the Pigeon Forge parkway. NERF Action-Xperience will feature more than 25,000 square feet of sports challenges, battle zones, an obstacle course, food and beverage area, and a retail store. The attraction will share a location with The Crayola Experience in the old Smoky Mountain Opry building.

Slated for Early 2025

Attractions, Water Parks

Braxton Beaver’s Shipwreck Bay

204 Sharon Dr, Pigeon Forge, TN

Country Cascades Waterpark Resort has announced the addition of a new 16,000 square foot indoor waterpark called Braxton Beaver's Shipwreck Bay. Read more about the expansion in their press release.

Country Cascades
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Restaurants

Cook Out

3984 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN

Cook Out is coming to the Pigeon Forge parkway.

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Sweets

Crumbl

2655 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Crumbl Cookies is coming to The Mountain Mile.

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Drinks

The Fox & The Apple

Foxfire Adventure Park

A new cider company is coming to Foxfire Adventure Park.

Coming Soon

Attractions

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving: New Facility

Pigeon Forge, TN

The longest-running wind tunnel operation in the world is getting a brand new 50,000+ square foot facility on Teaster Lane. Flyaway Indoor Skydiving's new location will offer two separate wind tunnels, onsite lodging for camps and courses, a gym and recovery center, and so much more.

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Attractions, Shows & Theaters

The 407: Gateway to Adventure

Sevierville, TN

A massive new entertainment complex with shopping, dining, lodging, and attractions is coming to Exit 407.

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Hotels

The Scoundrel

Gatlinburg, TN

A new hotel is coming to Gatlinburg across from the convention center. It will include 130 upscale rooms, a rooftop bar and restaurant, and both indoor and outdoor conference space.

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Restaurants

Roma Table

1503 Parkway, Sevierville, TN

Collier Family Restaurants has opened a new Italian restaurant in Sevierville.

Open December 21, 2023
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Water Parks

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.

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Bars & Breweries

Firelight Rooftop

929 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738

A new rooftop bar from the Ephant Group is coming to Gatlinburg.

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Cabin Rentals

The Lodges at Reedmont

Sevierville, TN

A new cabin community is coming to Sevierville, just blocks away from the convention center. Construction begins in January 2023.

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Attractions

Anakeesta Expansion

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
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Hotels

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 2024.

Coming Soon

Bars & Breweries

1919 Society

101 E Main St. Sevierville, TN 37862

Prohibition style speakeasy inside an old two story bank vault in historic downtown Sevierville.

Coming Soon

Hotels

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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Hotels

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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Hotels

Cambria Hotel Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg, TN

The 140 room Cambria Hotel will feature a rooftop bar and restaurant.

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Hotels

DreamCatcher Hotel

Pigeon Forge, TN

The DreamCatcher Hotel will open next 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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