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The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge with springtime flowers

Big Changes Coming to the Old Mill Square Pigeon Forge

The Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge is undergoing a remodel and expansion, and you don’t want to miss it! They’re not getting rid of any of your favorite recipes or closing down for any of the remodel, so don’t worry! The Old Mill Square is currently under construction, and here’s what they have planned to add throughout 2015:

What’s Changing at the Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge?

  1. Expansion of the Farmhouse KitchenThe Old Mill Restaurant in Pigeon Forge

What used to be known as the Toy Bin will now be taken over by the Farmhouse Kitchen to make room for all of the changes happening at the Old Mill Square.

  1. Adding a Take-Out Cooler

They will be adding a take-out cooler which is an excellent addition for locals and visitors. Soon, you will be able to purchase the Pottery House Cafe and Grille’s famous Pimento Cheese and Chicken Salad as well as a variety of other cheeses and homemade bakery items.

  1. Cooking Demonstrations

There will be cooking demonstrations happening at a new area added to the Farmhouse Kitchen. There will be demonstrations happening throughout the day, so be sure to stop in and take a look. Later in the year, there will be fresh fruit preserves being made for the new Heritage Collection–they’ll be made right in the demonstration kitchen. They’ll even be offering samples, so you can taste some of the delicious treats available.

  1. The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge with white flowers on the bankCooking Classes

Not much information has been released about The Old Mill’s upcoming cooking classes, but we do know that they’re planning on starting them sometime in 2015! Keep checking back and we will keep you posted on what the classes will be all about!

What’s the Same at the Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge?

When you visit the Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge, you’ll still enjoy the same experiences you’ve had for years. The only thing changing is that this year, they’re enhancing those experiences with their remodel. So, don’t worry, you can still get the same country cookin’ even throughout the remodel! Here’s what hasn’t changed:

  1. Hours of OperationThe Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grille in the spring with red and yellow tulips

While the remodel is taking place, everything will stay open at the Pigeon Forge Old Mill Square. You may notice a few slight messes as they’re getting things completely ready, but hopefully by the next time you visit, they’ll be all cleaned up and remodeled! The restaurants and shops are open 7 days a week, but you’ll want to visit their website (https://www.old-mill.com/) for their most up to date hours of operation.

So make sure you stop by all of these places to shop at the Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge while they’re continuing work on the Farmhouse Kitchen:

  • Old Mill General Store
  • Old Mill Candy Kitchen
  • Pigeon River Pottery
  • Old Mill Creamery
  • Sassafras

Click here to learn more about each of the places to shop at the Old Mill Square Pigeon Forge.

  1. View of Pigeon River Pottery at the Old Mill Square Pigeon ForgeSignature Products for Sale

The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge has always kept items stocked for sale, so they don’t plan on removing any of their items. You’ll just find an expansion of their signature stone-ground grains, baking mixes, pancake mixes and other special kitchen treats. They will still have their specialty foods and homemade goodies as well as cookware, tableware and decor. They will still be offering samples of soups, cornbread and more!

  1. The Old Mill Restaurant Pigeon Forge MenuView of the Old Mill Restaurant across the pond in Pigeon Forge

During their expansion, the Old Mill restaurant and the Pottery House Cafe will both be open with their regular menus. They won’t be taking any of your country favorites off of their menus, so still stop in and enjoy a delicious meal!

Menu for The Old Mill Restaurant: https://www.old-mill.com/the-old-mill-restaurant/

Menu for The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe: https://www.old-mill.com/pottery-house-cafe-grill/

With all of the exciting changes happening, are you ready to make a visit to see the Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge?

While you’re planning your vacation, make sure you check out all of the other great things to do in Pigeon Forge. There’s so many great attractions around the Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge, you’re sure to find plenty of things to fill up your vacation days!


  • Avatar for Nancy InTn
    Nancy InTn

    Paula Deen’s sounds too expensive especially when there are no ‘to go’ boxes. I won’t be visiting. 🙁

    September 30, 2015 at 10:39 pm

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