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4 New Things to Do in Pigeon Forge in 2024

There are so many things to look forward to as we enter into the new year! There will be lots of new fun coming to Pigeon Forge this year. There are quite a few exciting attractions that will be opening in 2024, giving you the chance to try something new and refresh your list of activities for your next vacation! Here are 5 new things to do in Pigeon Forge that are coming in 2024.

1. Crayola Experience

assorted Crayola crayonsOne of the exciting new things to do in Pigeon Forge coming later this year is Crayola Experience. This unique attraction is scheduled to open in fall 2024. Crayola Experience is a 30,000-square-foot indoor family attraction that includes more than 20 hands-on activities. There is also a retail store with the world’s largest selection of Crayola products available for purchase. This new attraction is sure to add an extra splash of color to Pigeon Forge when it opens this fall.

2. The Dolly Parton Experience at Dollywood

If you’re a fan of Dolly Parton, you’ll love the new things to do in Pigeon Forge at Dollywood’s Dolly Parton Experience. This brand-new experience at Dollywood is set to open in May 2024. The Dolly Parton Experience allows guests to journey alongside the famous music legend as she makes her way from her small home in East Tennessee to stages around the world. You can explore a number of exhibits that span her iconic career. Discover Dolly’s biggest inspirations and how she achieved her dreams.

3. NERF Action Xperience

NERF gun and foam bulletsAre you looking for new things to do in Pigeon Forge that the whole family can enjoy? The NERF Action Xperience is scheduled to open in fall 2024. This 29,000-square-foot indoor play center has everything you need for an exciting NERF adventure. Adults and children alike will have lots of fun with obstacle courses, blaster battles, sports challenges, and more. You can even shop a huge selection of NERF products at the retail store so you can bring the fun back home with you.

4. Dig’n Zone Theme Park

Have you or your kids ever dreamed of operating real construction equipment? If so, you’ll be thrilled to know that one of the new things to do in Pigeon Forge coming later this year is Dig’n Zone Theme Park. This is the world’s largest construction-based theme park, offering more than 25 attractions spread across 27 acres. Both children and adults can spend a full day exploring various attractions and rides, featuring construction equipment such as excavators, forklifts, loaders, and much more. Dig’n Zone is set to open in March 2024.

Where to Stay in Pigeon Forge in 2024

There’s so much to see and do in Pigeon Forge this year! Make sure you stay near all the excitement so you won’t miss a thing! The Inn on the River has been voted the #1 hotel in Pigeon Forge and is located just a short distance from all the new things to do in town. The whole family can enjoy our top-notch hotel amenities, including a free hot breakfast bar, indoor heated pool with family-sized hot tub, outdoor grills and picnic tables, the Kid Zone, and much more. Take a look at our comfortable and affordable hotel rooms in Pigeon Forge to find the perfect place to stay with your kids or grandkids for your 2024 vacation!