7 Best Places to Go Holiday Shopping in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
There’s nothing better than walking around some unique shops after a delicious meal at No Way Jose’s Cantina! Especially with the holidays coming up, there are plenty of places to explore and find special gifts for every person on your Christmas list. Here are a few of the best places to go holiday shopping in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge:
1. The Incredible Christmas Place
One of the most unique places to shop in Pigeon Forge is The Incredible Christmas Place. You will love their large selection of holiday-themed decor, lights, gifts, and ornaments, many of which can be personalized! Even if you just browse for a while, it’s easy to get in the festive spirit when you visit this store.
2. Three Bears General Store
Three Bears General Store is located on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge near our Mexican restaurant! This 40,000-square-foot shopping paradise has anything and everything for adults and children, so there’s no doubt you could find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. They carry popular brands such as Pandora, Kavu, Simply Southern, and Tervis, just to name a few!
3. Mountain Mile Mall
The Mountain Mile Mall in Pigeon Forge is a great area for holiday shopping! You’ll find a candy store, a boutique, a knife store, a general store, a toy shop, and more! The Pepper Palace and Savannah Bee Company are two more unique stores you will definitely want to check out!
4. Nantahala Outdoor Center
If you need a gift for an outdoor adventure enthusiast in your life, Gatlinburg’s Nantahala Outdoor Center is the place to visit! From hiking gear to camping accessories and local souvenirs, NOC is the ultimate destination to browse all things outdoors. In addition to shopping, the kids will have plenty of fun on the 25-foot climbing wall, crawling through a “bear cave”, or just relaxing by the massive fireplace.
5. Santa’s Claus-et
There is another Christmas-themed store in the area you should stop by! Santa’s Claus-et features a large selection of old-fashioned toys, games, holiday decorations, books, food items, and the list goes on. Whether you enjoy collecting gnome, cardinal, gingerbread, or Santa-themed items, they probably have something you’ve never seen before.
6. Black Bear Crafts
Black Bear Crafts is another stop along the Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts Community that you will want to visit. Each item they sell is handcrafted and one-of-a-kind, from ceramic pieces to wood crafts. This shop is beautifully decorated, and there’s something beautiful to see everywhere you look!
7. The Village Shops
A fantastic place to go shopping within walking distance of our downtown Gatlinburg restaurant is The Village Shops. Besides a Celtic-themed store and a shop solely dedicated to socks, you will find several specialty food and spice shops, shoe and jewelry stores, a Christian gift shop, local candles and soaps, and much more!
Now that you know some of the top places to go shopping in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, take a look at a few ways to celebrate Christmas in the Smoky Mountains!