Buc-ee’s Sevierville opening date revealed

The long-awaited Buc-ee’s travel center is part of I-40′s Exit 407: The Gateway to Adventure.
Buc-ee’s Sevierville opening date revealed
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Published: May. 30, 2023 at 12:56 PM EDT|Updated: May. 31, 2023 at 4:49 PM EDT
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SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - We now have a date for when the Sevierville Buc-ee’s will open: June 26, 2023.

The long-awaited travel center is part of I-40′s Exit 407: The Gateway to Adventure. Included in that project is an entertainment and shopping district, a Marriott hotel and a soon-to-be-announced attraction.

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Buc-ee’s made the official announcement Wednesday, after listing it on their website as a tentative date. It’ll mark the opening of the closest Buc-ee’s to Knoxville and the largest travel center in the world.

“Buc-ee’s Sevierville, located at ‘The 407,’ is nestled in the gateway to Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, Gatlinburg, and of course, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park,” said Stan Beard of Buc-ee’s. “We are thrilled to join such a beautiful community that has long-since been a destination for travelers from around the world.”

Buc-ee’s is also planning a grand opening at 11 a.m., with a soft opening at 6 a.m. That grand opening will include a ribbon cutting ceremony.

As for the travel center itself, it’ll include 120 fuel stations, snacks (including brisket and beaver nuggets), award-winning restrooms and a carwash coming soon.

At this time, Buc-ee’s has not released any information about a possible opening event.