Listen To This Article - Click Play
Still trying to make your New Year’s Eve plans when you come to the Smoky Mountains? Are you looking for an exciting and fun way to ring in the New Year? The Island in Pigeon Forge New Year’s Eve will welcome your new year in style! From live performances to incredible fireworks, you’ll have a blast ringing in the new year at The Island. Here’s everything you need to know about New Year’s Eve at The Island in Pigeon Forge:
New Year’s Eve at The Island
On December 31, The Island in Pigeon Forge is throwing a New Year’s Eve celebration. This is a family event, so people of all ages are welcome! You don’t have to pay anything to attend this event, nor do you have to pay for parking. Free parking is available at 2989 Teaster Lane, a park lot known as Mountain Lot with 2,148 spaces.
The Island has partnered with WIVK radio station to broadcast the event. Just tune in on 107.7 FM to listen to a simulcast of the fireworks show.
At the strike of midnight, you will enjoy an incredible fireworks display to ring in the new year. Kids and adults will be amazed by the beautiful fireworks show.
Keeping Everyone Safe
Instead of having the New Year’s Eve event at The Island proper, it has been relocated to the Pigeon Forge Municipal Parking Lot, which is between The Island and the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. It has been moved to accommodate safety protocols. By moving to the parking lot, people will be able to safely social distance while still enjoying this exciting event.
More About The Island in Pigeon Forge
Before the fireworks show at midnight, you should get to The Island in Pigeon Forge early! There are over 40 retail stores you can browse through, from boutiques to a real 5 and dime store. Your kids will love looking at toys, games, and puzzles. There’s a store that’s perfect for everyone in your family to look through. You’ll find snack places and restaurants with a ton of food you’ll want to try. You can get hot dogs from the Yew Haw Snack Shack or ice cream from The Island Creamery. If you get there in time, you can have dinner at Margaritaville or the Mellow Mushroom. Your kids will want to ride The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel and play in the arcade. There are several other rides and games you’ll want to do before you head over to the parking lot to enjoy New Years Eve!
The Island in Pigeon Forge is the perfect place to end this year and ring in the new year! For information about other events happening while you’re in town, take a look at our Pigeon Forge events calendar.