Pigeon Forge’s newest attraction, FlyRide® officially opens the weekend of July 22, 2022. FlyRide® is a fully immersive experience that allows passengers to have the feeling of flight through effects that includes wind, mist, scents and motion. Passengers will soar above 22 of America’s most awe-inspiring national landmarks giving them a breathtaking flight.
“After great success with our first FlyRide® in Branson, we are excited to bring this attraction to Pigeon Forge,” said Robin Turner of Frontpage Attractions, LLC, parent company of Beyond The Lens and FlyRide®. “Our partnership with SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment and the MacGillivray Freeman Films has allowed us to deliver this world-class attraction to the Smoky Mountains. This is truly the ultimate in Techno-Tainment where guests experience entertainment through technology.” FlyRide® – housed inside a new part of Beyond The Lens! called “Hangar X” – took more than five years to develop, created 30 more jobs in Pigeon Forge, and cost $12 million to complete. The curved screen stands four stories high and features the latest in project technology, creating a 60-foot-wide immersive image.