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Top 6 Unique Ice Cream Shops in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Ice cream is the perfect sweet treat any time of year, and you’ll have plenty of choice of where to get it when you visit Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg! If you’re looking for a frozen treat that’s unlike anything you’ve ever had before, then we have some great suggestions on where you should go. Here are the top 6 unique ice cream shops in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg:

1. The Yard Milkshake Bar

two gourmet milkshakes with cookies and candy toppingsYou’ve never had a milkshake like this before! The Yard Milkshake Bar is located in Lumberjack Square in Pigeon Forge and was created by husband and wife team Logan and Chelsea Green. You may have seen the entrepreneurial couple make its debut on Shark Tank in 2019! With 20+ locations across the U.S., we’re proud to have one in Pigeon Forge. This ice cream shop is known for its speciality milkshakes and sundaes that have so many delicious ingredients and toppings. We recommend trying The Dolly, which includes all of Dolly’s favorite things! It’s strawberry ice cream with rainbow marshmallow drizzle in a chocolate iced jar, rolled in rainbow sprinkles with pretzels around the rim. Then, it’s topped with rainbow whipped cream, colorful white chocolate butterflies, and more rainbow sprinkles. Other popular milkshakes are The Cereal Killer and Cookie Monster!

2. Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar

For a gourmet ice cream treat in Gatlinburg, stop by the Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar. It’s right next to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, which is fitting, because you won’t believe the size of these milkshakes! It’s one of our favorite places to get ice cream in Gatlinburg. Try their signature shake, Meet Me in the Mountains. It has Smoky Mountain Crunch ice cream in a vanilla frosted, custom-designed Gatlinburg jar with chocolate Teddy Grahams. It’s topped with a Smoky Mountain Rice Krispy Treat, whip icing, cookie dirt, and a Moon Pie. Other popular shakes are S’mores The Merrier, Split Happens, and Have Your Cake & Eat It Too.

3. Buzzed Bull Creamery

liquid nitrogen ice creamWant to spice up your ice cream experience? Head to Buzzed Bull Creamery in Pigeon Forge! Buzzed Bull Creamery harnesses the power of liquid nitrogen to bring you and your family fresh ice cream and milkshakes. The best part is that every shake or ice cream bowl is completely customizable — and you’ll have the option to order it buzzed! We recommend trying the Buzzed Bull, which has caramel, espresso, peanuts, and whipped cream. The suggested buzz is bourbon! Buzzed Bull Creamery also has an Espresso Bar, where you can enjoy specialty latte drinks made the Buzzed Bill Way — alcohol infused!

4. Curl de la Creme

Have you ever seen rolled ice cream? You can find it at Curl de la Creme! This is one of the most unique ice cream shops in Pigeon Forge because it’s the first of its kind in the Smoky Mountain area. Each order starts as liquid cream and is turned into ice cream right before your eyes! You can choose what you want to mix into the ice cream base of your choice, including cookies, fruits, cereal, and nut-based pastes, then choose your toppings! Everything is completely customizable. You can also choose from a cup, waffle bowl, waffle taco, or Krazy Kremewich! The Krazy Kremewich includes 2 mix-ins, 2 Krispy Kreme doughnuts, and unlimited toppings. Curl de la Creme is located at 2656 Parkway, Suite 6, in Pigeon Forge.

5. Glades Soda Fountain

old fashioned banana splitGlades Soda Fountain offers the ultimate blast from the past! Located in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, it’s an old-fashioned soda fountain offering delicious ice cream in Gatlinburg. Visitors can enjoy phosphates and floats, sodas and sundaes, milkshakes and malts, and more. If you’re craving a banana split, this is the place to go! This banana split features a fresh banana and real whipped cream. After your frozen treat, tour the other shops throughout the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community.

6. Scoops Ice Cream Parlor

This unique ice cream shop in Pigeon Forge is considered a hidden gem! If you’re looking for homemade ice cream in a variety of flavors, look no further than this quaint shop. You won’t find flavors quite like these anywhere else in town. What makes it even better is that all their waffle cones are freshly made! Visitors rave about their cinnamon flavored waffle cones that you can pair with the ice cream of your choice. We recommend trying their red velvet ice cream with white chocolate chips — it goes even better in a red velvet waffle cone! Scoops Ice Cream Parlor is located on Teaster Lane in Pigeon Forge.

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