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Celebrate National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day in Pigeon Forge!

“What is that amazing smell? Mmmm…Chocolate!” Just like Anna and Elsa in Frozen, we at Pigeon Forge TN, Cabins LOVE chocolate. And our time in the Great Smoky Mountains has only strengthened that desire for the sweet, silky, smooth treat. If you’ve ever strolled along the Parkway in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, you’ve no doubt had the rich aroma of chocolate waft your way. From old-fashioned candy to donuts to fudge, the Smokies knows chocolate. So that’s why we’re celebrating National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day (December 16) by letting you know where to get some great chocolate in the Smokies! 

The idea behind the holiday is simple: put chocolate on anything – and enjoy it, of course! Whatever you love to put your chocolate on, be it fruit, pretzels, cake, marshmallows, candy, and more, be sure to indulge a bit on this day! Read on to find great spots for chocolate in Pigeon Forge and the Smokies, and keep scrolling for some ideas for chocolate in your Pigeon Forge, TN cabin! 

Fudge in Pigeon Forge & The Smoky Mountains

The Fudgery
131 The Island Drive, Suite 3106
Pigeon Forge, TN 27863
865.774.7800

Possibly the favorite chocolate option of most in the Smokies, fudge is creamy, rich, and a great vacation indulgence. At The Fudgery, you’ll have tons of options for homemade fudge, along with a little song and dance to put a pep in your step. 

Country Candy Kitchen
3341 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37862
865.453.6006

While you can get fresh-pulled taffy and old-fashioned hard candies here, the real star for National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day is the copper kettle fudge. They also have hand-dipped chocolate candy, fill with everything from jellies to nuts!

Chocolate Monkey
3152 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-453-0099

You’ll find several Chocolate Monkey locations throughout the Smokies, including this sweet spot in Pigeon Forge. Their over-the-top caramel apples are covered in all types of goodies (including chocolate, of course), and they have fudge flavors ranging from mint chocolate, monkey butter, and maple nut to raspberry cheesecake, cookies and cream, and red velvet! Of course there are plenty of other chocolate goodies, too! 

Farmhouse Sweets
3220 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865.366.1283

This classic candy kitchen offers FREE samples – always a win – along with truffles, pralines, fudge (of course!), and chocolate-covered caramels, graham crackers, strawberries, ice cream, and much more! 

Big Rock Candy Kitchen
131 The Island Drive, Suite 4104
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865.366.1701

Barrels and wagons overflow with candy here, including chocolate-covered apples, popcorn, gelato, moonshine chocolates, and more – all made from scratch in the Big Rock Candy Kitchen! 

The Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store | Candy Apple & Chocolate Factory
230 Apple Valley Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
865.453.9319

Watch the sweet treats being made at the Candy Apple & Chocolate Factory in Sevierville, and then head to The Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store to stock up! You can watch the process for peanut brittle, fudge, and all your favorite chocolate goodies! 

Old Mill Candy Kitchen
175 Old Mill Avenue
Pigeon Forge, TN 37868
1.877.653.6455

Besides a nice meal at The Old Mill Restaurant or the Pottery House Café, you can get some sweet treats and chocolates for National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day at the Old Mill Candy Kitchen! Be sure to grab their Bear Paws, which feature made-from-scratch caramel with pecan chunks covered in rich chocolate.

Chocolate – at Pigeon Forge, TN Cabins
While there are obviously tons of great options in town for National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day, you can also try your own treats in your Pigeon Forge, TN cabin! Each of our cabins boasts a fully equipped kitchen, where you’ll have a stovetop, oven, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, and plenty of kitchen tools for making some great chocolate-covered treats. 

Need some ideas? How about…

  • Melt chocolate on the stovetop and cover fresh fruit.
  • Dip marshmallows in chocolate after toasting them over the firepit.
  • Bring a small chocolate fountain (Walmart often has these) and have a chocolate-covered-anything party at the cabin.
  • Bake cookies in the oven before dipping them in melted white chocolate.