Pigeon Forge Wins Seventh Emmy Award for “Home Alone” Commercial

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (February 2018) – A dog counting down the days until his family returns from a memory-filled Pigeon Forge vacation recently won the popular destination its seventh Emmy Award. “Home Alone” is the title of the thirty-second TV commercial that took top honors in the Commercial Spot category. After staring longingly at a […]

Dollywood Foundation pledges at least $3 million from My People Fund to the Mountain Tough Recovery Team  

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Friday, May 5, 2017) – The Dollywood Foundation administered the final distribution from the My People Fund on Thursday with recipients noticing an extra surprise when they received the check.

Thanks to fundraising efforts, Dollywood Foundation officials were able to provide a $5,000 check to each family as they work to recover from […]

Outdoor Gravity Park Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (May 2016) — Outdoor Gravity Park received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered […]

Outdoor Gravity Park introduces dry zorbing to Pigeon Forge; New Zealand is only other location for new downhill adventure

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2015) – Outdoor Gravity Park, one of Pigeon Forge’s newest family fun attractions, is adding dry zorbing with a new invention called DRYGO.  There are only two locations in the world with DRYGO, New Zealand and Pigeon Forge. The DRYGO is made up of three plastic spheres, one inside the […]

Pigeon Forge Tourism Director Willingly Gets Soaked for Business Opening

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (May 2015) – Grand openings for businesses sometimes aren’t all that grand, but that wasn’t the case when the Outdoor Gravity Park opened in Pigeon Forge. Yes, there was a ribbon cutting that involved the mayor, but the big event came when the tourism director came roaring down a hill inside an […]

Outdoor Gravity Park on a Roll in Pigeon Forge

 PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (April 9, 2015) – Pigeon Forge’s newest attraction offers two wet and slippery attractions and one dry activity, and it plans to add two more adventures this summer. It is Outdoor Gravity Park, a new business on the former Zorb site that features the New Zealand iconic OGO adventure and the spinning-in-place […]