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The Island’s 2020 New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration

December 22, 2020

The Island in Pigeon Forge will proceed with a midnight fireworks celebration to ring in the New Year on Dec. 31. The outdoor concert has been cancelled.

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The Island New Year’s Eve Celebration BACK – Bigger Than Ever!

November 10, 2020

We are excited to announce that not only will the 2020 New Year’s Eve Celebration take place as originally scheduled, but it will be bigger and better than ever before!

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Chalkfest at The Island in Pigeon Forge

September 23, 2020

See beautiful creations from professional and aspiring artists at Chalkfest 2020 on Saturday, September 26, only at The Island in Pigeon Forge, TN!

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A Tribute to Doc’s Magic Shop

August 19, 2019

When our children learn that the seemingly impossible is actually more possible than we imagine, just think of all the change our world could see! Teaching children to put the power of possibility into their own hands is vital in raising up a generation of dreamers and doers. Magic teaches us that imagination is just […]

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The Emery 5 & 10 Story: A Retail Journey Rich in History and Family Roots

August 1, 2019

Deeply rooted in the history of American retail, Emery’s 5 & 10, which is the country’s second oldest family-owned 5 & 10, serves as a place of nostalgia and experience that modern-day shopping establishments often cannot provide. As the old-fashioned five and ten celebrates its 92nd Anniversary, Ron Emery, current third-generation family owner, looks back […]

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