Ring in the New Year in Pigeon Forge.

Make new family memories this New Year’s Eve in Pigeon Forge by ringing in the New Year with us. Winterfest will still be in full swing with lights ablaze throughout the Pigeon Forge Parkway and fun activities to entertain the entire family. Feel free to stick around for the midnight countdown accompanied by a Pigeon Forge firework display. With numerous hotels, attractions, and theaters celebrating the New Year, you’ll find plenty of special things to do for the whole family.

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New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Island

Start your New Year’s celebration at The Island with live music and lots of activities for kids of all ages, including a unique face painting station. And what’s a New Year’s celebration without a midnight countdown and fireworks? It’s all brought to you free by The Island in Pigeon Forge.


Draped in more than 5 million lights, Pigeon Forge creates a winter wonderland for locals and guests alike during the city’s annual Winterfest celebration. Since the lights shine from mid-November through mid-February, celebrating at Winterfest on New Year’s Eve is the perfect way to ring in the new year.

Restaurants Open for the Holidays

Restaurants Open on New Year’s Eve

Pigeon Forge restaurants are ready to ring in the New Year with you! From the New Year’s Eve Bash at Harpoon Harry’s to the Rockin’ New Year’s Eve at Hard Rock Café, there’s plenty to enjoy during your end-of-year visit. View a full list of restaurants open on New Year’s Eve here.

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Spectacular Holiday Shows

From being served by hardworking elves, to two-stepping to Christmas tunes, to mind-blowing aerial acts and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, these Pigeon Forge holiday shows are sure to please!

Explore more fun family events and things to do in Pigeon Forge this New Year’s!