5 Ways to Celebrate National Dessert Day at The Island

Well, it’s National Dessert Day, and we can’t think of a better excuse to come to The Island to enjoy all the sweet treats available throughout our property. From cakes to candies and homemade fudge, we’ve got just about anything to satisfy your sweet tooth and help you celebrate this “holiday”!

So how exactly would we suggest you celebrate? Here are just a few of the different desserts around The Island for you to enjoy:

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake: It’s Paula Deen’s most famous treat! Classic Ooey Gooey Butter Cake can be found at the end of your meal at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen! Don’t want to eat a full dinner? Just head on over to Paula Deen’s The Bag Lady by the Island Show Fountains to pick up a piece of cake to-go!


Homemade Fudge: The Fudgery at The Island in Pigeon Forge isn’t just a run of the mill fudge shop. You’ll get to hear employees sing show tunes during while they make some of the best fudge in Pigeon Forge!

Spaghetti Ice: Spaghetti? Ice? Yep, you heard us right! German eatery, Poynor’s Pommes Frites serves up the most delicious ice cream dish, made to look like a plate of spaghetti served with chocolate “meatballs” and raspberry “spaghetti sauce”!


 Cinnabon: For breakfast, dessert or a mid-day treat, these gooey cinnamon rolls are served hot and fresh from Cinnabon at The Island in Pigeon Forge! You can choose from Minibons, classics and even Caramel Pecanbons!

 Nostalgic treats: Emery’s 5 & 10 carries some of the most nostalgic candies and treats you may remember from your childhood. Moonpies, licorice, orange slices, and more line the shelves of this five and dime. Pick up a quick treat or bring home a bag of candy to spark memories with your grandparents.

These are just a small sampling of the sweet treats and desserts you’ll find here at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Whether you’re on a Pigeon Forge vacation or visiting us for the day with friends and family, The Island is the perfect stop to enjoy some of the best food East Tennessee has to offer!

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