• Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge 2018

    A whole month of military discounts begins next week in Pigeon Forge! Starting on August 1st and running all month, nearby Pigeon Forge (about 30 minutes driving distance from Deer Ridge) will be having a month-long salute for active and veteran members of the military, as well as rescue and law enforcement officers, with military discounts available at over 30 stores, restaurants, attractions and more.

    While Deer Ridge isn’t technically part of the Celebrate Freedom festivities, we would like to encourage any interested current or veteran members of the military and their families to come stay with us at Deer Ridge. We offer a military discount that we are proud to say is the BEST military discount in our area – 27% off our nightly rates with proof of military ID. We’d also like to emphasize that we don’t have this special going on for one month only – at Deer Ridge, our military discounts are year-round.

    You must call to reserve Gatlinburg’s Best Military Discount. Call us toll free at 877-333-7743.

    What do we have for Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge? Let’s take a look:

    * Alamo Steakhouse – 15% off lunch (11am-3pm).
    * Bennetts BBQ – 20% off breakfast (8am-11am).
    * Big Daddy’s Pizzeria – 15% off all day (11am-close).
    * Corky’s Ribs & BBQ – $5 off $25 or more purchase. Not valid with any other offers.
    * Country Tonite Theatre – Half price tickets to Country Tonite show. Valid for all adults in party. *Not valid for special concerts.
    * Frizzle Chicken Pancake Coop – 10% off total check.
    * Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud – $5.00 off adult dinner tickets.
    * Huck Finn’s Catfish – Complimentary order of fried pickles appetizer.
    * Mad Dog Creamery – 15% off all day.
    * Magic Beyond Belief – $5.00 off adult dinner tickets.
    * Mama’s Farmhouse – 15% off dinner (3pm-close).
    * Marco’s Pizza – 20% off regular menu price (not valid for delivery orders).
    * Ole Smoky Moonshine – 15% off all purchases.
    * Puzzled on the Island – 20% off all regular priced items. Unlimited with Military, Fire, Police or EMS ID.
    * Reagan’s House of Pancakes – 20% off.
    * Shoney’s – 15% off all food and beverages.
    * Smoky Mountain Gourmet Popcorn – 15% discount; may not be combined with other discount bands or coupons.
    * Smoky Mountain Opry – $5.00 off adult ticket price.
    * Titanic Museum Attraction – Complimentary admission for all veterans, active duty military, emergency response personnel, law enforcement, and firefighters. Guest must show valid agency ID to qualify. All others in party, regular admission rates apply. Reservations are recommended. 1-800-381-7670, mention: ‘Celebrate Freedom 2018.’ Complimentary admission valid August 1-31, 2018 with agency ID only.
    * TGI Friday’s – $5 off $25 or more purchase. Not valid with any other offers.
    * The Grand Majestic Theater – Buy one show or dinner show get one free with proper ID.
    * The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel – $7 Wheel admission per person for military member and
    immediate family (spouse and children living in household).

  • New Years Eve at Deer Ridge

    Deer Ridge Mountain Resort celebrates New Year’s Eve in style. We offer our guests complimentary food, a band, and a toast to welcome in the new year. Enjoy the Smoky Mountain area during the day and then you can return to your Smoky Mountain home at Deer Ridge for a safe and fun family celebration.

    Our private lounge hours for the end of this Holiday Season are:

    We will be open Dec.23rd from 4:00 – 9:00pm.
    We will be open the 26th to the 30th from 4:00 – 9:00 pm.
    And on New Year’s Eve, 4:00 to Midnight, cash bar for drinks only, no food will be served in the lounge.

    Cash bar for drinks only. There will be complimentary food from 9:00PM to midnight.

    Come ring in the New Year at the top of the world with Deer Ridge!

  • Veteran’s Day Celebration in Downtown Gatlinburg

    Gatlinburg is celebrating Veteran’s Day with a proper tribute at Ripley’s Aquarium in the Smokies:

    From their website:

    Gatlinburg is formally honoring the valiant men and women who have served and are currently serving our country during this year’s Veterans Day Celebration on November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the Plaza at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Day National Committee recognizes the ceremony, now in its 18th year, as an official Regional Site for the Observance of Veterans Day. The event is free to the public and will feature Major General Terry M. “Max” Haston as a keynote speaker.

    The event will feature musical entertainment by the Gatlinburg-Pittman High School Band and distinguished vocalists Lakieta Bagwell-Graves, who will perform the National Anthem. Likewise, special presentations will be made by the Gatlinburg Boy Scout Troop 111, Girl Scout Troop 20648, and Wings to Soar, which will commemorate the occasion with a demonstration of an American Bald Eagle. Gatlinburg Police Department Captain Jim Maples, a Vietnam veteran, will also present the POW-MIA Table/Invocation. This year the Master of Ceremonies will be WVLT anchor Alan Williams.”

    You can read the full press release at https://www.gatlinburg.com/event/veterans-day-celebration/.

  • Celebrate Freedom With Deer Ridge!

    Starting on August 1st and running all month, nearby Pigeon Forge (about 30 minutes driving distance from Deer Ridge) will be having a month-long salute for active and veteran members of the military, as well as rescue and law enforcement officers, with military discounts available at over 100 stores, restaurants, attractions and more.

    While Deer Ridge isn’t technically part of the Celebrate Freedom festivities, we would like to encourage any interested current or veteran members of the military and their families to come stay with us at Deer Ridge. We offer a military discount that we are proud to say is the BEST military discount in our area – 27% off our nightly rates with proof of military ID. We’d also like to emphasize that we don’t have this special going on for one month only – at Deer Ridge, our military discounts are year-round.

    You must call to reserve Gatlinburg’s Best Military Discount. Call us toll free at 877-333-7743.

    What do we have for Celebrate Freedom in Pigeon Forge? Let’s take a look:

    * Ole Smoky Moonshine – 15% off all purchases. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
    * Moon Pie General Store & Book Warehouse – Additional 10% off any merchandise not marked down.
    * The Grand Majestic Theater – Military personnel and one guest each get 50% off dinner show ticket.
    * Old-Fashioned Wood Crafts and Variety Store – 50% off any item in the store.
    * Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud – $10.00 off adult dinner tickets.
    * Magic Beyond Belief – $10.00 off adult dinner tickets.
    * Smoky Mountain Opry – $10.00 off adult dinner tickets.
    * Mel’s Diner – 10% off.
    * Reagan’s House of Pancakes – 25% off entire meal.
    * Shoney’s – 15% off all food and beverages.
    * Elvis and Hollywood Legends Museum – Free admission.
    * The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel – Wheel ticket discount of $7.00.
    * Titanic Museum Attraction – $5.00 off box office rate.
    * Country Tonite Theatre – $15.00 off each adult in your party. Kids 12 and under are free.
    * Alamo Steakhouse – 20% off for active duty or veteran military officers, police officers and firefighters.
    * Bennetts BBQ – 20% off for active duty or veteran military officers, police officers and firefighters.
    * Big Daddy’s Pizzeria – 20% off for active duty or veteran military officers, police officers and firefighters.
    * Firehouse Subs – $2.00 off any medium or large sub sandwich.
    * Mad Dog Creamery – 20% off for active duty or veteran military officers, police officers and firefighters.
    * Mama’s Farmhouse – 20% off for active duty or veteran military officers, police officers and firefighters.
    * Marble Slab Creamery – 15% off.
    * Marco’s Pizza – 25% off regular menu price. Some restrictions apply.
    * Huck Finn’s Catfish – Free order of fried pickles appetizer per table.
    * TopJump Trampoline Park – 25% off to military and their family.
    * Incredible Christmas Place – One free pound of fudge with ID.

    We welcome all Military past and present to experience the Best Views in the Smokies with our Best Military Discount! https://www.deerridge.com.