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Discounts for America’s Heroes

Pigeon Forge teamed up with local businesses and vendors to provide discounts throughout the month of August for emergency responders, firefighters, police, active military, and veterans. We want to thank any members of the armed forces/veterans/first-responders mentioned above who are reading this post. Your service is much appreciated! While there is an entire brochure with all the discounts provided by the City of Pigeon Forge, we wanted to highlight some special deals and deep discounts available to you. We also have listed offers that are available regardless of your position.

The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island

It’s practically a landmark! The iconic Wheel in Pigeon Forge, TN, is 200-feet tall, making it one of the tallest attractions in the Southeast. The gondolas are fully encased and spacious, allowing for up to eight people at a time so you can bring your whole family.

  • America’s Heroes: $12 Wheel admission per person for veteran and active duty military, emergency response personnel, law enforcement, and firefighters and immediate family.
  • Coupon for $2 off the GSM Wheel per ride that’s valid through the rest of 2016. See brochure page for the offer.

Titanic Museum

Also located in Pigeon Forge, this museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the “Unsinkable Ship,” the RMS Titanic. Over 400 artifacts and personal items are on display as well as a replica of the Grand Staircase. If you visit before August 15, you will be able to see the very violin that was played by Bandmaster Wallace Hartley until the ship’s very last moments.

  • America’s Heroes: Free admission for past/present US military, emergency personnel, law enforcement, and firefighters. IDs will be checked at the door. Not valid for family or other members in the group.

Biblical Times Dinner Theater

Named the #1 Christian Show in Pigeon Forge, this production features both a live cast and holographic/3D elements. Choose from one of three stellar shows, all of which have a different menus. The show “Heaven’s Heroes” features heroes from the Bible and some of Tennessee’s recognizable legends who took a stand for God’s Word.

  • America’s Heroes: $15 off the regular adult rate for all veterans and active military, and $3 off regular adult prices for all their family members.
  • $2 off full price regular adult admission which is good for anyone throughout the year. The offer can’t be combined with the Celebrate Freedom promotions. View the brochure page for the offer.

Dickies Retail

Dickies provided millions of uniforms in WWII for America. Now they produce quality workwear and apparel for men, women, and children. The Dickies brand supports the spirit of American workers by being tough and made with quality and pride.

  • America’s Heroes: 20% off everything in the store.

American Jewelry Company

Locally owned for over 35 years, this company offers same-day repairs, 1-hour ring sizing, and a master jeweler on-site. They have a new location on Teaster Lane, just around the bend from The Old Mill.

  • America’s Heroes: 70% off the tagged price.

American Patriot Getaways

Offering cabin rentals in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, American Patriot Getaways has been providing cabin rental experiences since 2000. They offer cabins from 1–13 bedrooms.  They also offer 50% off and discount cabin rentals.

  • America’s Heroes: 25% off August stays (three-night minimum). Use the promo code FREE1.

Cabin Fever Vacations

If you are looking for smoky mountain cabins to rent, they have over 150 different accommodations available, many of which are secluded. You will feel like you’ve landed in the lap of luxury. You can rent a cabin with private swimming pools or even a movie theater room! They also have some pet-friendly options.

  • America’s Heroes: 15% off in addition to any other promotions. Mention the Celebrate Freedom promotion when booking. If you missed this promotion, please keep in mind they offer 10% off your entire stay YEAR ROUND for active military and veterans!
  • We have two coupons available on the website. One is for a free fifth night when you book four nights. The second is 10% off your entire stay (no minimum stay required). View the brochure page to get the offer.

Old Mill Lodging

While offering longer stays, the Old Mill also allows for overnight rentals. Choose from cabins, mountain homes, or condos. They have accommodations available in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Wears Valley. They also offer two-night vacation packages on their website.

  • America’s Heroes: 25% off any 2 or more night stay and breakfast for two at the Old Mill Restaurant.

Reagan’s House of Pancakes

I can’t imagine a better way to start the day than with a buffet. Head over and dig into menu items like pancakes, eggs, french toast, biscuits and gravy, and fruit—all available from the buffet. Kids under four eat FREE with a paying adult!

  • America’s Heroes: 25% off entire meal with valid ID (both locations in Pigeon Forge). No other offers valid.

Emiliano’s Mexican Grill

Fancy some authentic Mexican food in the Smokies? Head to Emiliano’s for lunch or dinner. They offer traditional Mexican dishes as well as vegetarian offerings. Chips and salsa are free with the order of an entree. Besides the food, with 5 HDTVs, it’s a great spot to watch a sporting event.

  • America’s Heroes: 35% off.

To view more discounts running for Celebrate Freedom, you can view the PDF brochure provided by Pigeon Forge. If you aren’t a member of the military, veteran, or a first-responder, that’s okay. There are plenty of deals that you can find on outside of the military discounts. Just look at the bottom of each brochure page. If a coupon is available for a location, it will be right there. We mention any offers for the locations above in this post (although those are subject to change). If you register for an account on the site, you can get coupons too. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Rafting in the Smokies, and Ober Gatlinburg give you coupons in your email just for registering and filling out a little bit of information about yourself and your interests (we need to know what you like so we can send you the right offers!).

Content on this page is subject to change. Please contact the locations mentioned to see if promotions, hours, pricing, etc. are still valid.

About Andrew Parrott

Andrew Parrott is as close to the most interesting man in the world as you can get. As a resident of Tennessee, he knows his stuff when it comes to the Smoky Mountains! When not wrangling wild boars, he enjoys spending time with his family.

7 Responses to “Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge”


    I NEED THIS update for military month for 2018 my grandson and parents just returned from Korea but military schools start back Aug 6th ,,,,please send me more details

    • April Sadowski

      Unfortunately, we don’t administer the list, so we won’t have any information until it’s posted by proper. I would keep monitoring their website and checking their events list for 2018.

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