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December 24, 2020

Are you visiting the Smokies the ring in the New Year? If you plan to be in town for the festivities, Cherokee Lodge wants you to know about the best New Year’s Eve events going on. From adults-only to family-friendly, we have all the information you need. Here are the top 5 New Year’s Eve events in Pigeon Forge:

1. New Year’s Eve on the Island

Ring in the new year at the Island in Pigeon Forge at their New Year’s Eve bash with a fireworks show, a ball drop and more. Just minutes from our lodge, this is one of the most anticipated New Year’s Eve events in Pigeon Forge. Once the night begins, guests can enjoy free live music, an incredible fountain show, and delicious eats and drinks. There will also be VIP packages for guests to purchase to make the night extra special.

2. Country Tonite’s New Year’s Eve Show

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Country Tonite hosts an amazing New Year’s Eve performance every year! Guests can enjoy the Country Tonite Christmas Show one last time, in addition to receiving complimentary gifts and surprises to set the mood for an awesome celebration. Once the clock strikes midnight and the new year officially begins, balloons will fall from the theater ceiling as guests and cast members alike mingle and celebrate together.

3. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show

The annual Ball Drop and Fireworks Show is in downtown Gatlinburg, just a short drive from our lodge. There will be musical entertainment and party favors for everyone to enjoy. Leading up to the big show, guest performers will entertain the crowd with a Las Vegas inspired stage show. The ball will drop from the top of the Gatlinburg Space Needle before an awesome fireworks show is set into action!

4. Hard Rock Cafe’s New Years Eve Bash

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Spend your New Years Eve partying until 1 a.m. at the Hard Rock Cafe’s New Years Eve Bash! When you purchase a ticket to this event, you’ll be provided with a complimentary beverage and party favors. Enjoy live music, delicious food and drink, a champagne toast and more! Ring in your new year in style when you spend it at the Hard Rock Cafe.

5. Winterfest in the Smokies

If you’re not feeling a huge party this upcoming New Year’s Eve, take a drive down the Parkway to take in the Winterfest lights and grab a bite to eat! Many restaurants in the area offer New Year’s Eve specials, such as The Melting Pot. After you’ve seen all the lights and enjoyed your meal, begin your new year with your closest friends and family back at our lodge.

If you’re ready to end this year with a bang, our condos in Pigeon Forge are the perfect place to stay! Check out our condos and starting planning your New Years getaway to the Smokies today! We look forward to seeing you!