Black Friday deals you don’t want to miss in the Smokies 2019

Black Friday in The Smokies

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Full disclosure here: I’ve never been super into Black Friday shopping. But one year, my sister and I got the bright idea to drive to Tanger Outlets at midnight after Thanksgiving to try it out. Long story short, we came sorely unprepared, got overwhelmed, and went home empty handed. It was Cyber Monday for me from then on.

But if you are the type of person who enjoys the Black Friday madness, the Smokies is a great place to do it, and I’m sure it helps to come prepared with a game plan, unlike me. 

Also read: Black Friday in the Smokies: A survival guide; Memorize these 6 tips from a shoppin’ pro 

Here are some Black Friday deals the area businesses are offering: 

Shopping & Attractions

Tanger Outlets

Tanger is easily the biggest draw in the Smokies area, and the doors now open at 6 pm on Thanksgiving day and stay open all night. Be sure to download their coupon book online before you go. Some notable deals include:

  • 50% off at Chico’s Outlet 
  • 70% off at Coach 
  • 60% off at Columbia 
  • $50 off $149 or more at Kay 
  • 70% off at Michael Kors
  • 40-50% off at Old Navy 
  • 25% off at Pandora
  • 70% off at Vera Bradley
  • 70% off at Kate Spade, free gift with purchase of $150
  • 50-65% off at LOFT Outlet
  • 50% off at adidas
  • 50% off at Torrid
  • 40% off at Alex and Ani
  • 50% off at Tory Burch (Nov. 25- Dec. 2; extra 10% off Thanksgiving night-10 am Friday)
  • And many, many more 

Remember that exclusions may apply. 

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Stages West

Stages West is offering: 

  • Free shipping site-wide
  • All Ariat boots on sale
  • BOGO 50% off on Miss Me jeans

Door busters including:

  • BOGO 50% off leather belts
  • BOGO 50% off socks
  • BOGO 50% off phone cases
  • BOGO 50% off Montana Silver

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The Island

The Island in Pigeon Forge has 40 retail stores and will have normal operating hours for Thursday and Friday. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, Margaritaville and Timberwood Grill will be having special Thanksgiving menus. 

From Nov. 28 – Dec. 1 at Ole Smoky:

  • Buy 6 jars for the price of 4 PLUS a free cooler ($60 savings)
  • Buy 12 jars for the price of 8 PLUS a free rolling cooler ($120 savings)
  • Buy 24 jars for the price of 16 PLUS 2 free rolling coolers, an Ole Smoky towel and a “shining” cookbook ($330 savings)
  • Available while supplies last! Promo coolers may be exchanged for the “Shining” cookbook

This week at Ride Makerz:

  • 30% off store-wide (exclusions may apply)

From Nov. 28 – Dec. 1 at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen:

  • Select shirts as low as $9.99
  • Select decor as low as $7.99

Starting Nov. 29 at The Escape Game:

  • Buy 5 single-game gift cards, get one free

Black Friday deal at Puzzled:

  • Buy 4 puzzles, get the 5th free

The Fudgery:

  • Buy 3 slices, get 1 free


  • Buy 3 T-shirts, get one free

Byrd’s Famous Cookies:

  • 4 bags for $25

Valid Nov. 29 at the Patriot Peddler:

  • 20% off T-Shirts
  • 20% off Heritage Lace
  • 20% off Thinking Putty

Valid Nov. 29 – Dec. 2 at St. Somewhere Spa:

  • Buy $100 in gift cards, receive $25 in bonus bucks to be used starting Jan. 1, 2020
  • Buy $500 in gift cards, receive $175 in bonus bucks to be used starting Jan. 1, 2020

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Smoky Mountain Knife Works

These deals revolve around a tiered system: The more you spend, the more free stuff you get. The sale is already live and ends on Dec. 3. 

  • Free priority shipping on $39 or more
  • Spend $75 and receive a free flag camo cap and cleaning cloth
  • Spend $125 and receive the above gifts plus a Rough Ryder Lockback 
  • Spend $199 and receive the gifts above plus a free Kershaw Tension
  • Spend $299 and receive the gifts above plus a Sog Reactor 

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Now through Nov. 29:  

  • Get $10 off regular weekday tickets

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The Village Shops

The Village Shops has 27 small boutiques and restaurants. Posted sales for now include: 

  • 50% off at Tervis on Black Friday. Tervis will also have extended hours on Friday and will be open from 8 am to 10 pm. 
  • $5 off Zi Olive box sets with coupon code Box5 (in-store and online through Dec. 24)  

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Wilderness at the Smokies

Beginning Nov. 25 through Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, for every $100 purchased, you’ll receive $10 to one bonus gift card. This offer is available online or by phone at (877) 325- 9453.

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Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

This coaster is offering 20% off when you book online with the code Holiday19. 

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Sevier Air Trampoline and Ninja Warrior Park

Sevier Air is offering gift card specials: 

  • Buy $50, get $10 free
  • Buy $100, get $25 free

This offer is available in house or by phone at (865) 518-6452. 

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Family Tree Candle Company (online)

Get $5 off your order on all remaining fall stock online with promo code THESMOKIES.

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Rockin Raceway

Black Friday deal:

  • $50 arcade package for two (a savings of over $50!) 

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Smoky Mountain River Rat

Cyber Monday deal (Valid only on Dec. 2):

  • Buy one 2020 Season Splash pass, get one 50% off  

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Rocky Top Wine Trail

Cyber Monday deal:

  • $10 flat rate shipping (per 12 bottle case) 

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Big Top Arcade

Black Friday deals:

  • Up to 45% off when you shop online  

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Cookie Dough Bliss – Gatlinburg

Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30:

  • All customers receive a FREE scoop of ice cream with a scoop of dough
  • Sevier County locals get 15% off your order

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Board and Brush – Sevierville

Black Friday special:

  • $55 for a full price workshop (Friday only) 

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Smokies Baseball

Black Friday special:

  • Get 4 undated tickets, 1 blanket with handle and $20 of stadium cash ($116 value for $79) 

Black Friday through Cyber Monday, in-store and online:

  • Spent $50 and receive 25% off your order with free shipping with promo code SMOKIES50
  • Spend $100 and receive 30% off your order with free shipping and a $20 gift card with promo code SHOPSMOKIES30
  • Spend $150 and receive 35% off your order with free shipping and a $25 gift card with promo code GOTEEZHOLIDAY

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Old Mill Restaurant, Pigeon Forge TN


The Old Mill

The Old Mill is offering Thanksgiving dinner at both of their restaurants (no reservations accepted), and the shops will be open, but no specific deals have been posted for on-property savings. They do, however, have online deals over the weekend. 

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Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina

This offer is for Black Friday only! 

  • Buy a $50 gift card, get a $10 gift certificate
  • Buy a $100 gift card, get a $20 gift certificate 

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Bullfish Grill

  • Free $15 certificate when you buy $50 in gift cards. These gift certificates are redeemable from Dec. 26 through March 31 and may also be redeemed at Johnny Carino’s, Lakeside Tavern, Liberty Park Grill, Harrison’s, Landshark Bar & Grill, Parkside Grill, Blue Moose Burgers and Wings and Timberwood Grill. 

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Crawdaddy’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar

This offer is for Black Friday only! 

  • Buy a $50 gift card, get a $10 gift certificate
  • Buy a $100 gift card, get a $20 gift certificate

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Bubba Gumps

  • For every $50 gift card purchased, receive a $10 reward card to use in the New Year. 

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Smoky Mountain Brewery

  • Burgers start at only $6 all day on Black Friday (available only at the Pigeon Forge location) 

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Of course, there are chain classics in the general area such as Wal-Mart, Target, Belk, etc. If any of the big games are on your list, especially Wal-Mart, may the force be with you. 

Happy shopping! 


Disclaimer: While we do our best to bring you the most up-to-date information, attractions or prices mentioned in this article may vary by season and are subject to change. Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any mentioned business, and have not been reviewed or endorsed these entities. Contact us at [email protected] for questions or comments.

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