This coming weekend is Memorial Day weekend and the Smoky Mountains are pulling out all the stops to give guests and those who live adjacent to our region great reasons to visit us until after May 28th.

In this post, we’ll show you some deals and events going on around us that will definitely be worth considering. Let’s take a look:

* Shopping Deals *

* Lane Bryant – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Buy one, get one 50% off.

* Reebok – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
40% off entire store.
Graphic tees are buy one, get one free.

* Crocs Outlet – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Buy one, get one 60% off for footwear.

* Lenox Factory Outlet – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Take an additional 30% off the entire store!

* Carter’s Babies and Kids – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Entire store 50% off plus $4.97 and up doorbusters.

* Fragrance Outlet – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale – up to 90% off.

* The North Face – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Up to 50% off.

* Tommy Hilfiger – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
40% off all polos and tees.

* Harry & David – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Save 20% on your purchase of $40 or more.

* Under Armour – Five Oaks Tanger Mall
Up to 40% off entire store.

See more Five Oaks sales at

* Accommodation Specials *

* Summit Cabin Rentals
Up to 50% off many cabins on rental program.

* Cosby Creek Cabin Rentals
Pay for 5 nights and get the 6th night free.

* Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
27% off military discount for current and former members of the US armed services.

* Events *

* Dollywood’s Barbeque and Bluegrass
From May 25th to June 10th is the traditional late Spring festivities of Barbeque & Bluegrass at Dollywood! Nothing beats setting up Summer like offering a huge, huge, HUGE, mountain of meats that are served as often as bluegrass acts play throughout – which is “round-the-clock”. Guests can look forward to the best in BBQ chicken, BBQ ribs, beans, salads, and excellent regional acoustic music featuring the following artists:

* Blue Highway
* ClayBank
* Dailey & Vincent
* Dale Ann Bradley
* Darin & Brooke Aldrige
* Darrell Webb Band
* Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
* Fireside Collective
* Flatt Lonesome
* Hank, Pattie and The Current
* High Fidelity
* Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
* Lonesome River Band
* Molly Tuttle
* Mountain Faith
* NewTown
* Nu-Blu
* Phil Leadbetter and The All-Stars of Bluegrass

See more on these events and further information on Dollywood at

* Memorial Weekend Cruise-In
From “Music by Gary’s Sound Machine. $10+ donation puts you in for cash drawings, Free Beverage w/meal, discounts on mdse. Noon to 5 PM, 50/50, Drawings & Prizes by 5 PM”

See more on The Diner at

* Ole Smoky Moonshine Summer of Shine
Ole Smoky Moonshine will be having music performances at their locations in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge starting May 25th. Balsam Range will play on May 25th and Loose Strings will play on May 26th. Both play at the Gatlinburg location.

See more at

And while you’re here, please be sure to show Memorial Day the proper respect it deserves by memorializing those who gave their lives to keep our nation free.

We hope you get to come out to the Smokies and enjoy some time with us this weekend!