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Crayola Experience

The Crayola Experience is a fun interactive family attraction that families can enjoy no matter the weather outside.  Currently, there are five Crayola Experiences around the United States in Pennsylvania, Florida, Minnesota, Texas, and Arizona. And soon Tennessee will be added to that list as Crayola announced plans to open a new Crayola Experience in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

A 300,000 Square Foot Facility Planned

According to a Press Release from Crayola Experience, the newest Crayola Experience should open in 2024 in Pigeon Forge, and they're planning a massive 300,000 interactive experience with more than 20 hands-on attractions for kids (and kids at heart) to enjoy.

The 30,000-square-foot indoor family entertainment center planned for Pigeon Forge will have more than 20 hands-on attractions and a retail store featuring the world's largest selection of Crayola products and unique souvenirs. Visitors will delight in innovative, never-before-seen attractions, as well as beloved, one-of-a-kind Crayola Experience activities such as naming their own Crayola crayon, starring in their own coloring page, and creating melted wax art.



More Crayola Experiences to Come

The Pigeon Forge location is exciting because it's one of five new Crayola Experience locations that are planned for the future.  Crayola explains:


The Pigeon Forge attraction is the first of five Crayola Experience locations that BrightColors plans to open over the next five years as part of a licensing agreement with Crayola that will double the attraction brand’s presence in the U.S.

If you're planning on heading to the Smoky Mountains in 2024, you'll definitely want to add a stop to the Crayola Experience to your vacation bucket list.

Check out the video below of what a Crayola Experience is like.

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