One of the most exciting nights of the year is New Year’s Eve, and no one does it better than Pigeon Forge! You can just feel the energy in the town as everyone prepares to celebrate the countdown to midnight and the arrival of a new year! Whether you are coming to Pigeon Forge with your family or celebrating as a couple, there are tons of great things to do on New Year’s Eve! Check out these top 4 fun things to do on New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge TN:
1. New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Island
Enjoy a dazzling fireworks show at midnight while attending the FREE New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Island! There is plenty of complimentary parking available at The Island, which is located in the heart of Pigeon Forge at 131 Island Drive. Although the celebration officially kicks off at 10 p.m., come out to The Island early to enjoy a beautiful fountain show, shop at more than 60 specialty stores and dine at one of 18 unique restaurants! There are also rides and attractions for the entire family to enjoy, including the 200 foot Smoky Mountain Wheel, the 7D Dark Ride Adventure and the Island Mirror Maze.
2. New Year’s Eve Show at the Smoky Mountain Opry
For another fun thing to do on New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge, TN, check out the New Year’s Eve Show at the Smoky Mountain Opry! The evening starts with the award winning “Christmas at The Smoky Mountain Opry” show, featuring singers, dancers, ice skaters, magicians and more! After the performance, watch the ball drop live in New York City’s Times Square from big screens inside the theater. At the stroke of midnight, experience the region’s largest midnight balloon drop! The after party continues in the theater where you can dance with the live show band on the Opry stage and greet the cast of the Smoky Mountain Opry show.
3. Noon Year’s Eve at the Titanic
If you have young children in your family and looking for something different to do on New Year’s Eve, check out Noon Year’s Eve at the Titanic in Pigeon Forge! This is a fun way for your kids to ring in the new year and includes a visit from the Titanic’s own Alice in Wonderland and Mad Hatter characters, as well as a tour of the museum. This midday bash also includes a countdown to noon with an exciting Noon Year Balloon Drop! Call 800-381-7670 to book your spot at the Noon Year’s Eve at the Titanic or to reserve Titanic Museum attraction tickets.
Where to Stay
Make an entire vacation out of your New Year’s Eve activities in Pigeon Forge with a stay at Eagles Ridge! Our charming cabin community is located only about one mile from the Pigeon Forge Parkway and is tucked away in a beautiful setting among the Smoky Mountains. While staying with us, enjoy fantastic amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, bubbling hot tubs, fireplaces and more!
Check out all of our cabins in the Smoky Mountains today to spend New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge TN! We look forward to seeing you soon at Eagles Ridge!