The 2011 Tax Free Weekend in Tennessee begins at 12:01 AM on August 5th and ends August 7th at 11:59 PM. If you love to shop, this is a great time to visit Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Tennessee! Great shopping opportunities are within easy reach of cabin rentals in Gatlinburg TN and Pigeon Forge vacation rentals.
According to the Tennessee Department of Revenues, tax-free shopping applies to the following types of merchandise:
- School & art supplies – $100 or less per item
- Clothing – $100 or less per item
- Computers – $1,500 per bundled package
Pigeon Forge Shopping
Pigeon Forge includes some great factory outlet malls located along the Parkway. Grab a Pigeon Forge – Sevierville Shopper’s Guide at practically any welcome center or “brochure board” along the Parkway. The quarterly publication includes a shopper’s route map and some great discounts you may not be able to get elsewhere.
Great places to shop:
- Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall
- Pigeon Forge Belz Outlet Mall
- Tanger Outlet Mall
- Pigeon Forge Factory Outlets – The Red Roof Mall
The great thing about shopping in Gatlinburg is all of the stores are accessible by walking or trolley. There’s a ton of stores along the Parkway in Downtown Gatlinburg. While on the Parkway make sure to stop by the Mountain Mall and Gatlinburg Village Shops. Develop a shopping plan while staying at your Gatlinburg cabin rental.
The Five Oaks Mall, in nearby Sevierville, is also a favorite among shoppers. The mall includes well known clothing stores and much more.
There are plenty of great shopping opportunities near rentals in Pigeon Forge and near Gatlinburg luxury cabin rentals. Enjoy your tax free weekend of shopping in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Tennessee!
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