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Deer Ridge Discount Programs

Friday, January 16th, 2015


In addition to the specials we offer throughout the year, we also have year-round discounts that we make available for past guests, groups, veterans and more. If you haven’t seen our Discounts page, we’ll show you the details right here:

Past Guest Discount Program
Deer Ridge Mountain Resort unveils its past guest recognition program. All Deer Ridge past guests will receive an additional 5% discount off any promotion, discount, package or deal that we offer**.

Deer Ridge realizes that our business success is dependent upon our past guests returning for future stays and recommending Deer Ridge to their friends and relatives.

**Past Guest discount cannot used in conjunction with our Military Discount, Golf Packages and Members Only Club.

Value Card Discount Program
In Deer Ridge Mountain Resort’s effort to recognize and thank our country’s fire fighters, police officers, teachers and small business owners, Deer Ridge Mountain Resort has created a Value Card Program that will offer discounts valid year-round.

Fire chiefs, police captains, school principals or small business owners are invited to call our Value Card coordinator at 865-436-2325 or email us at reserve@deerridge.com. Click here for details. This offer cannot be combined with other offers or package deals.

Members Only Club
The Deer Ridge Mountain Resort “Members Only Club” is an exclusive group of past guests who have agreed to pay a one-time membership fee and purchase their vacation time in advance in increments of two, three or four weeks at huge savings. Vacation days can be used a minimum 2 nights at a time. VIP benefits are extended to our Members that are not offered to the general public. Click here for details.

Group Discount Program
(Choosing 4 or more condos or cabins)
Deer Ridge specializes in hosting Family Reunions, Golf Groups, Church Groups, Class Reunions, Car and Motor Cycle Clubs, Couple Retreats, Corporate Meetings and Retreats, and Adventure Escapes. Our group sales staff can assist you in planning your event and can recommend caterers, group discount tickets to local attractions, meeting and gathering space, and event souvenirs. Group leaders should ask about our “Best Deal Dates”. “Best Deal Dates” are times of the year when our Group Sales Department can offer your group the largest discounts.

Group inquires and request for quotes should be directed to our Group Sales Manager at 877-333-7743 or email groupsales@deerridge.com or reserve@deerridge.com.
Click here for details.

Future Booking Incentive
Deer Ridge introduces an incentive program that rewards guests who book a future stay prior to departure. This new program will ensure that you will stay in the condo or cabin of your choice, will reduce your deposit requirement to hold your condo of cabin, and you will receive an in-house credit (amount based on length of stay) and will be allowed early check-in and late departure. See our front desk or click here for details.

Deer Ridge New Years Eve Party!

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Ring in the New Year with your family and friends at Deer Ridge Mountain Resort. All registered guests are invited to gather for fun, food and beverages, prizes and entertainment from 9:00PM to midnight. We’ll listen to a popular Smoky Mountain bluegrass band, munch on snacks, and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight to welcome in 2015. Best of all, you’ll have just a short walk back to your condo when it’s over – no driving necessary!

www.deerridge.com.

Happy Veteran’s Day 2014

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Veteran’s Day is an important day to us here at Deer Ridge. Many of our staff have family or other significant connections who have served and sacrificed for our country by joining the armed forces, and it means as much for us to be able to celebrate the freedom they won us as it does you.

Deer Ridge therefore strives to make sure our military men and women are appreciated back home by offering the BEST military discount in East Tennessee – 27% off all our condos and cabins. No “ifs”, “ands” or “buts”, we just need to see your military ID to confirm and you and your guests are set to go!

See more on our military special at www.deerridge.com.

It’s Not Too Early To Think About Winterfest!

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Winterfest is a season of the Smoky Mountains that is, for all practical purposes, split into two sections – the Holiday season, and the “quiet” season.

The former is quite obvious – from early November to New Years day, the Smoky Mountains are in full swing celebration mode to bring families closer to the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years spirits (along with everything in between). We have several parades, one for each city in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Dollywood transforms their entire park into a literal Winter wonderland, million-dollar lighting displays are put up throughout the cities, community choral events, holiday theater performances, and so many more special events, it would take years of repeated visits to see them all!

The latter refers to the after-holiday season that begins after the festivities. Naturally, after two months of solid special event planning, the area goes on an unofficial break period until March. Dollywood and the major special events go on hiatus, many of the arts and crafts and several other mainstream businesses around close for the season, and we see a marked reduction in traffic.

While it sounds like there isn’t much to do in that part of Winterfest, it’s a unique time for a unique atmosphere in the Smokies. We have several occasions throughout the year reserved for reflection, but this is the time it really comes alive. The cold air, the snow-peaked tops in the distance, and the stillness of the environment really create an air of dignity and a simple beauty you almost can’t get at any other time. It’s a great time to be hiking, planning a honeymoon weekend in Gatlinburg, or even breaking out the snowboard for nearby Ober Gatlinburg’s Winter Sports season as well.

At Deer Ridge, we don’t take a vacation, we work year-round to provide you with yours. Whether you come to the Smokies for a Christmas or Thanksgiving filled outing for the family, a chance to take advantage of the romantic qualities the Smokies offers in February, a weekend to get in the snowboarding and skiing up at Ober, Deer Ridge will accommodate all your wants and needs. We’re just 15-20 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg, 30 minutes from Pigeon Forge, and 10 minutes from the newly opened Rocky Top Sports World.

See our discounts and other things we can offer you at www.deerridge.com.

Celebrate Freedom And More Special Events For August 2014

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Today is the start of August, but don’t get any ideas in your head about the “Summer blues” of going back to school and such – this year the Smokies are packing August with more special events than the month has seen in a long time!

Even today is the start of two of them – the fabled Sales Tax-Free weekend going on until the end of Sunday, August 3rd throughout the entire state of Tennessee, and Celebrate Freedom, of which the entire neighboring city of Pigeon Forge engages in a series of military discounts at businesses and attractions and, later in the month, special events designed to honor current serving and veteran officers of the armed forces.

Here is a list of recommended events going on in August:

8/2/14
Stringtime in the Smokies

8/2/14
Pigeon Forge Midnight 8K Road Race

8/11/14-8/15/14
Kidabra! The International Association of Family & Kid Show Performers Annual Convention

8/21/14-8/24/14
Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival

8/23/14-8/24/14
Smoky Mountain Military and Relic Show

8/23/14
Welcome Home Vietnam Parade

And don’t forget, even if Deer Ridge is not in Pigeon Forge, we offer THE best military discount in all of the Tennessee Smokies! See what we can do for your August getaway at www.deerridge.com.

Deer Ridge Weddings

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Here’s some pictures from a recent wedding done up here at Deer Ridge!

End of Summer Sale!

Monday, July 14th, 2014

August tends to get the short end of the stick every time it appears on the calendar year, being the icon of the “Summer Blues” as the vacation season ends, kids go back to school, and adults get back to work without another vacation opportunity coming up in the near future.

Well, at Deer Ridge, we say August is no excuse to not have the Smoky Mountain vacation you deserve, and to put it into practice, we’re having an End of Summer Sale for those of you who didn’t get to get out here during June or July, or want to end the season with a bang!

From August 10th to August 31st (INCLUDING Labor Day Weekend!) you can stay at our condos and cabins for 2 nights and get the 3rd night FREE. That’s either 33% off a three day weekend, or 50% more vacation time for a two day weekend free. No matter how you do the math, you win!

Reserve this special at www.deerridge.com.

Fourth of July 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Fourth of July is this Friday, and we hope you all get to come out and enjoy it with us in the most patriotic part of East Tennessee!

The parade starts on 12:00AM Thursday night, festivities go on throughout the day afterwards in downtown Gatlinburg, and the fireworks themselves start at about 10:00PM on the night of the Fourth. A whole city-wide party worthy of celebrating American independence! www.gatlinburg.com

Rocky Top Progress – 6/9/14

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Some new pictures of how far the Rocky Top Sports World is coming along!



Once completed, Rocky Top Sports World will provide innumerate entertainment opportunities for visitors to Deer Ridge, and Deer Ridge will provide ample accommodation for visiting sports teams as well as convenience being only 9-10 miles down one highway from the main facility.

See more on what we can offer your vacation or sports team at www.deerridge.com.

TripAdvisor Award 2014

Friday, June 6th, 2014

We received this in the mail just the other day, and we want to thank each and every one of you who left us high marks on TripAdvisor.

We greatly appreciate your patronage to Deer Ridge, and we hope you come back soon so we can repeat the success! www.deerridge.com.