COVID- 19 Update

The Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce continues to stay focused on the health and safety of our members and guests, especially in light of recent coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. We are closely following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), local governments, and public health agencies. As of now, any businesses that are open are increasing sanitation efforts to help prevent the spread of illness.

 

Please refer to www.PigeonForgeChamber.com for any additional information and updates that may impact your travels to The Pigeon Forge area. We will be sure to update any information as soon as it is received.  Pigeon Forge and the surrounding areas are navigating these challenging circumstances with everyone’s safety in mind.

For an updated list of all Sevier County openings and limitations, see below.

Essential Businesses and Services Open in Sevier County

 

Closings and Date Changes

  • As of March 24th, Dollywood will postpone opening for it’s 35th season until May. Dollywood’s DreamMore resort and Spa will be closed. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins will operate as normal. For more information click here.
  • Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction will be closed through May 8th. For more information click here. 
  • Dolly Parton’s Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show will be closed through May 8th. For more information click here.
  • The Ripken Experience will be closed through March 31st. For more information click here.
  • The Smoky Mountain Opry, Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud, and Comedy Barn shows will be closed through May 8th.
  • All Ripley’s Attractions will be closed beginning March 18th. For more information click here. 
  • All of The Track Family Fun Parks are closed and will reopen April 2nd. For more information click here.
  • Skylift Park will be closed beginning March 17th until further notice. For more information click here.
  • Sevier Air Trampoline and Ninja Warrior Park is closed until further notice.
  • Country Tonite Theatre will be closed for the remainder of March. For more information click here.
  • The Titanic Museum Attraction is closed and will reopen April 10th. For more information click here. 
  • Anakeesta will be closed until further notice.
  • Lodge Cast Iron Pigeon Forge will be closed until April 2nd.
  • The Escape Game at The Island will closed until further notice.
  • Ober Gatlinburg will Remain closed beginning on Monday March 23rd.
  • Pigeon Forge Snow will be closed until further notice.
  • WonderWorks will be closed until further notice.
  • Alcatraz East Crime Museum will be closed until further notice.
  • TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena will be closed starting Sunday March 22nd and plan to reopen on April 1st.
  • Crave Golf Club will be closed starting Sunday March 22nd and plan to reopen on April 1st.
  • Hard Rock Cafe in Pigeon Forge will be closed until further notice.
  • The Inn on the River is closed and will reopen on May 1st.
  • Beef Jerky Outlet at The Island will be closed until further notice.
  • Build-A- Bear Workshop at The Island will be closed until further notice.
  • Earth Bound Trading Company at The Island will be closed until further notice.
  • Nourish at The Island will be closed until further notice.
  • Byrd’s Cookie Company at The Island will be closed until further notice.
  • Nantahala Outdoor Center will be closed and reopen on Monday March 30th. For more information click here.
  • The Cades Cove, Sugarlands and Oconaluftee Vistors Centers will be closed until further notice. For more information click here.
  • As of March 24th, the Smoky Mountains National Park will be closed until April 6th. This will include all trails and roads inside the National Park.
  • Smokemont, Cades Cove, Elkmont, and Cosby Campgrounds are open for online reservation only. Fees will not be accepted onsite. In addition, all campgrounds, picnic areas and restrooms will also be closed.
  • Sevier Distilling Company is closed until further notice.
  • Pigeon Forge Deli is closed until further notice.
  • Mama’s Farmhouse will be closed until further notice.
  • Beyond the Lens will be closed until further notice.
  • Huck Finn’s Catfish will be closed until further notice.

 

Modified Hours and Practices

  • Tanger Outlets will be modifying all operating hours to 11:00 am- 7:00 pm until further notice.
  • Junction 35 will run on limited hours of Sunday- Thursday from 11:00 am- 8:00 pm and Friday- Saturday from 11:00am- 9:00 pm. Curb- side and take- out orders are encouraged as dine- in seating will be limited.
  • Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant will offer dine- in and take out services with modified days and hours. They will be open Wednesday- Sunday from 11:00am- 2:00 pm & 4:00pm- 7:00pm.
  • Applewood Farmhouse Grill will be offering online ordering for to- go orders from 11:00am- 8:00 pm.
  • Tervis store at The Island will have modified hours of Sunday- Saturday from 11:00am- 6:00 pm.
  • Savannah Bee Company will be closing at 6:00 pm each night.
  • Firehouse Subs is now open 10:30am-9:00pm for take out, online, phone and pickup window. Dine in is not currently available.
  • Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-que will modify hours to 11:00am- 8:00 pm with curb side and take out only.
  • Alamo Steakhouse will modify hours to 11:00am- 8:00 pm with curb side and take out only.
  • Big Daddy’s Pizzeria will modify hours to 11:00am- 8:00 pm with curb side and take out only.
  • Mama’s Chicken Kitchen will modify hours to 11:00am- 8:00 pm with curb side and take out only.
  • Mad Dog’s Creamery and Donuts will modify hours to 11:00am- 8:00 pm with curb side and take out only.
  • J.O.E and Pop’s Sub Shoppe will modify hours to 11:00am- 8:00 pm with curb side and take out only.
  • Marco’s Pizza will operate Sunday- Thursday from 11:00am- 7:00pm and Friday- Saturday 11:00am- 11:00pm for carryout and delivery.

 

Cancelled or Postponed Events

  • The annual Chuck Wagon Cookoff has been cancelled.
  • The annual Spring Corvette Expo will change the event dates to May 29th & 30th, 2020.
  • Horse Power & HotRods will change event dates to May 29th & 30th, 2020.
  • The Spring Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament will change event dates to June 13th & 14th, 2020.
  • Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
  • Pentecostal Fire Youth Conference
  • Irish Month at The Titanic Museum
  • Breakfast or Brunch with The Easter Bunny

Additional resources that are available include:

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html

Centers for Disease Control

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

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