It is the most wonderful time of the year! Pigeon Forge is glowing and the Christmas spirit is all around. Family and memories are an important part of the area, and the holiday season brings plenty of activities that are perfect for making memories with the whole family. Be sure to check these great places in Pigeon Forge to celebrate the Christmas season.
Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center on December 5th-8th. It is four days filled with the best bluegrass music around. Christmas has never sounded so good!
Festival of Christmas Past is December 8th at the Sugarland’s Visitors Center in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The event will include music, storytelling, craft demonstrations, and of course, Santa. It is also a great time of year to drive through the park and see all of the changes in nature that winter brings.
The Inn at Christmas Place will host the Christmas in December Parade on December 8th at 4 pm. Throughout the month of December, they will have daily Christmas activities like stringing popcorn, making gingerbread houses, cookie decorating and visiting with Santa.
The Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights is the perfect way to spend a night of Christmas fun with the family. The city shines bright with holiday lights and Christmas displays from corner to corner. Pick up a map at the Pigeon Forge Welcome Center or the Pigeon Forge Trolley Office, grab some hot cocoa, and you are all set for a good time.
The award-winning Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas is spectacular year after year and it gives you all of the warm and fuzzy feels of the Smokies. It is a one-stop place for a day full of holiday cheer for the whole family. With rides, shows, Christmas activities, amazing food, and even a nightly light parade, the memories will stack up!
The shows in Pigeon Forge are amazing year round, but the holiday shows kick it up a notch. Hatfield and McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show, Christmas Show at Country Tonite, Christmas at Smoky Mountain Opry, Comedy Barn Christmas Show, Christmas at Celebration! Dinner Show, and Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede not only put you in the Christmas spirit but they are also a great reminder of the true meaning of the season. With several show times a day, it is easy to catch them all!
Titanic Christmas and Winter Celebration will take you back to what Christmas was like in the era of the Titanic. The outside and inside of the ship are filled with stunning décor from the Edwardian period. Have fun exploring the museum and enjoy the photo ops for the kids with live reindeer and with Father Christmas.
Come and see why the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year in Pigeon Forge!