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Taste of Summer!

July 22, 2020

Refuel and recharge with delicious summer treats at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Here are a few suggested summer treats for your visit to Pigeon Forge!

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COVID-19 UPDATE

July 10, 2020

Following the Safer at Home order, The Island offers its Reopening Strategy

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“Where Fun Comes Full Circle” Independence Day at The Island

July 1, 2020

Episode 2 of "Where Fun Comes Full Circle"

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New Facebook Live Series

June 16, 2020

New Facebook Live series shows The Island like you’ve never seen it before. On June 16, The Island in Pigeon Forge, TN, will launch a new Facebook Live series. “Where Fun Comes Full Circle” is a new Facebook Live series featuring all your favorite parts of The Island. It will also include a few new […]

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Start Planning Your Island Day at The Island in Pigeon Forge

June 4, 2020

Plan Your Island Day Surrounded by Pigeon Forge’s attractions, The Island is a destination that has long appealed to locals and visitors alike! With so much to do, The Island has made it easy for you to make the most out of your trip. Before you make the journey to Pigeon Forge, plan your Island […]

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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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New Exhibit: Alcatraz East Crime Museum

August 6, 2019

Hailing at the entrance to The Island in Pigeon Forge, Alcatraz East Crime Museum boasts interactive exhibits and original artifacts from events throughout the history of crime in the United States. The museum has something for all ages, spanning from educational exhibits about our justice system and forensics to historical accounts of infamous criminals. The […]

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5 Reasons to Visit The Island This Fall

August 5, 2019

Changing leaves, cooler weather, seasonal traditions and pumpkin EVERYTHING. If you’re anything like us, you live for fall, and September 22nd officially marks the first day of one of our favorite seasons. Whether it’s to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or to take a trip to Pigeon Forge, fall is the perfect time […]

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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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JUST ANNOUNCED: Top 10 Amusement Parks in the US

July 30, 2019

For the second year in a row, The Island in Pigeon Forge has been ranked as the 6th Best Amusement Park in the US and the 9th Best Amusement Park in the World according to TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor’s list is determined by an algorithm based on quantity and quality of reviews as well as members’ rating. […]

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