Save Money with These Top 4 Free Attractions in Pigeon Forge TN

Beautiful photo of The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge.

When spending a vacation in Pigeon Forge, there are plenty of fun attractions that you and your family can enjoy without spending a dime! This is a great way to save on your budget and to have more money to spend on dining out and souvenirs! Here are the top 4 free attractions in Pigeon Forge TN that you should visit during your vacation:

1. The Island Show Fountain

island show fountainWatch an amazing free presentation of water dance and light at The Island Show Fountain, which takes place daily at The Island in Pigeon Forge! This state-of-the-art show features over 89 vertical nozzles that create lively movement to set the show’s pace, while 6 motion-based nozzles create graceful water sprays that swirl around to the music. As if that wasn’t enough, a power geyser shoots bursts of water 60 feet into the air to add extra drama to the show! The Island Show Fountain plays every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., with shows starting at the top of the hour.

2. Incredible Christmas Place

Step into a winter wonderland at the Incredible Christmas Place, the largest Christmas shopping village in the south! While you can purchase virtually any type of holiday product imaginable, you can also just browse the store for hours of entertainment and get into the holiday spirit! You will find all of your favorite brands on the shelves, including Department 56, Lemax and Christopher Radko. You can also make personalized ornaments and explore dozens of designer-themed Christmas trees! The Incredible Christmas Place is open daily throughout the year with the exception of Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

3. Patriot Park

Sign for Patriot ParkAnother one of the great free attractions in Pigeon Forge TN is Patriot Park, where you can enjoy an afternoon picnic or take a stroll to enjoy the gorgeous scenery. There is a pleasant half-mile walking trail that includes the flags of all 50 states and memorials to the veterans of Pigeon Forge. Patriot Park is also home to many activities throughout the year, including the Winterfest lights, 4th of July fireworks and the Patriot Festival. If you are visiting the park from March through October, you can take advantage of the pavilion that is available for free on a first-come, first-serve basis.

4. The Old Mill Square

A trip to the Smokies is never complete without a visit to The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge! This is a fun place to walk around with your family and enjoy a historic trip back in time. While we suggest that you splurge on a hearty Southern meal at The Old Mill Restaurant, it is free to browse all of the wonderful shops throughout the complex! The unique collection of stores includes Pigeon River Pottery, The Old Mill General Store and The Old Mill Farmhouse Kitchen. Don’t forget to take a look at The Old Mill itself, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the most photographed mills in the country!

Check out all of our cabins in the Smoky Mountains today to plan your vacation near these awesome free attractions in Pigeon Forge TN! We hope to see you soon at Eagles Ridge!

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