Christmas in the Smoky Mountains

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Experience the Magic of Christmas in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Are you planning a visit to the Great Smoky Mountains during the holiday season? Get ready to immerse yourself in the festive spirit as Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg come alive with delightful Christmas celebrations. Here are the top 10 activities and events you won't want to miss:


1. The Island in Pigeon Forge Explore The Island, a hub of entertainment featuring holiday lights, a stunning Christmas tree, and festive music. Don't miss the nightly fountain show synchronized to your favorite holiday tunes.

2. Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas Enjoy the dazzling lights, live entertainment, and seasonal treats at Dollywood. Experience the Parade of Many Colors and catch heartwarming performances during this magical celebration.

3. Winterfest in Gatlinburg Gatlinburg lights up for Winterfest, featuring millions of twinkling lights along the Parkway. Take a stroll through the enchanting displays and witness the beauty of the Smoky Mountains illuminated for the holidays.

4. Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Visit the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community in Gatlinburg to find unique handcrafted gifts for your loved ones. Discover local artisans showcasing their talents and offering one-of-a-kind creations.

5. Christmas at Titanic Museum Attraction Step aboard the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, beautifully decorated for the holidays. Experience the magical sights and sounds of the season with special events and interactive exhibits.

6. Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland Drive through Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland at Smokies Stadium in Sevierville. Witness a mesmerizing synchronized light show from the comfort of your car, accompanied by festive tunes.

7. Pigeon Forge Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights Hop on the Pigeon Forge Winterfest Trolley Tour for a guided journey through the twinkling holiday lights. Sit back, relax, and take in the enchanting sights.

8. Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade Join the excitement of the Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade on December 21st. Watch colorful floats, marching bands, and Santa Claus himself make their way through downtown Gatlinburg.

9. Christmas Shopping at Tanger Outlets Find great deals and complete your holiday shopping at Tanger Outlets in Sevierville. Explore various stores offering discounts on top brands.

10. Ober Gatlinburg's Winter Sports Experience winter sports at Ober Gatlinburg, offering skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. Enjoy the snowy slopes and breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains.


With an array of festive activities and events, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg create a winter wonderland perfect for creating cherished holiday memories. Plan your visit and revel in the joyous atmosphere of these charming Tennessee towns during this magical time of year!