ATLANTA, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spring has sprung, but the folks at Krystal are already dreaming of summer with their latest sweepstakes that will award one lucky family a VIP vacation to Pigeon Forge, TN. The Pigeon Forge Sweepstakes kicks off April 17, 2017 and runs through June 18, 2017. Guests can set their sights on winning something big for the family or for you and three of your closest friends, who are like family, with this sweepstakes from Krystal and the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism.

«We are honored to partner with the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism to offer this amazing vacation package that’s perfect for summer- or any time of year,» said Heather Schlesinger, Director of Calendar Programs & Promotions for Krystal. «In addition to the grand prize, we have some other tasty winnings for our fans, featuring our Country-Fried menu that we’re welcoming back for a limited time.»

Krystal is re-introducing the Country-Fried menu, which provides an innovative twist on Krystal classics. The Country-Fried Steak Krystal is a tender all-beef steak coated in a special blend of country spices, cooked to a delicious golden brown, topped with country gravy and served on a soft steamy Krystal bun. The Krystal Chik patty is also fried to perfection and topped with gravy to bring delicious country flavor to the Chik.  During breakfast hours, the option of a biscuit will be available instead of a bun for both the steak and chicken sandwiches. Just like the sweepstakes, the Country-Fried menu will be available for only a limited time, so get it while it’s steaming.

The Pigeon Forge Sweepstakes will reward one grand prize winner with a three-night hotel stay in Pigeon Forge, plus a Pigeon Forge VIP card with access to more than 20 attractions, a $250 Visa gift card, Dollywood theme park tickets and Dollywood’s Splash Country waterpark tickets. Grand prize accommodations are for up to four people. The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, who are 18 years and older.

«Pigeon Forge has so much to offer, from music to magic to adventure,» said Leon Downey, executive director of the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism. «The memory-making vacation package we’ve put together for Krystal’s Pigeon Forge Sweepstakes is packed with some great perks that the entire family will enjoy.»

How To Make A Dream (Vacation) A Reality
To enter the sweepstakes, guests simply need to visit the unique URL found on the Krystal website and Facebook page. After registration, guests will receive a sweepstakes entry for the grand prize. All guests who register for the sweepstakes will receive a coupon for a FREE Country Fried Steak Krystal with the purchase of any other regularly priced menu item, at participating restaurants.

Full sweepstakes rules and regulations can be found online at Krystal’s website – Want to enjoy cool Krystal perks? Sign up for Club Krystal! Receive exclusive offers and alerts for upcoming promotions. All you need to provide is your email or mobile phone number.

About The Krystal Company
Founded in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1932, The Krystal Company is the oldest quick service restaurant chain in the South.  Its hamburgers are still served fresh and hot off the grill on the iconic square bun at more than 350 restaurants in 11 states. Krystal’s Atlanta-based Restaurant Support Center serves a team of 6,000 employees.  For more information, visit or or follow the brand on Twitter and Instagram @Krystal.

About Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Pigeon Forge is located in East Tennessee, approximately 35 miles from Knoxville and McGhee-Tyson Airport. Two-thirds of the nation’s population east of the Mississippi River lives within a day’s drive, making it an easily accessible family vacation destination. The city’s neighbor is Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in the U.S. It also is home to Dolly Parton’s Dollywood, Tennessee’s most visited ticketed attraction. More information about all aspects of Pigeon Forge are available at or toll-free at 1-800-251-9100.

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