Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

Start Date: Nov 07, 2020
End Date: Jan 03, 2021

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana has been honored for ten consecutive years as the Best Christmas Event at any theme park worldwide.

Wander through more than five million holiday lights shining bright throughout the Dollywood park, delight in the spectacular holiday performances, soak up the warm Christmas atmosphere, and it’s easy to see why Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas is such a beloved holiday tradition.

See Award-Winning Christmas Shows

Celebrate the season with award-winning holiday musical performances like It’s a Wonderful Life, Christmas in the Smokies and many more. Bring your family to Dollywood and experience these cherished holiday stories this Christmas.

Experience the Wonder of Christmas

The whole family will delight as they wonder through Glacier Ridge, Dollywood’s winter wonderland filled with sparkling displays and a spectacular 50 foot video motion Christmas tree.

Create Family Memories

More than 20 of Dollywood’s signature rides and attractions operate in a festive environment that is sure to get everyone into the spirit of the season. And guests can indulge in seasonal specialties and treats offered at various eateries throughout the park. 

Bond together with family and friends around beloved characters from Christmas Classics like Rudolph and Friends, Santa and more.

Gather the family for the Parade of Many Colors. This exciting holiday tradition features vibrant floats, interactive characters and plenty more surprises that are sure to delight.


From the award-winning shows and elaborate holiday decorations to the twinkling lights and Christmas-themed menus, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas offers the perfect setting to create family memories that will last a lifetime.

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Show Schedule

Appalachian Christmas
Location: Back Porch Theater at Dollywood
Celebrate an acoustic Christmas at the Back Porch Theater with Appalachian Christmas.

Christmas in the Smokies
Location: Celebrity Theater at Dollywood
Dollywood’s musical Christmas tradition features a 14-member cast performing hometown holiday favorites that celebrate the joy of the season.

It’s a Wonderful Life
Location: Showstreet Palace Theater at Dollywood
Dollywood brings a Christmas classic to life. Based on the timeless holiday story of love and generosity, audiences will love the newest addition to our Christmas season.

Meet Rudolph and His Friends
Location: Craftsman’s Valley at Dollywood
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, the beloved Christmas tale, comes to life like never before during Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas. Rudolph and his friends will be at Dollywood for some new and exciting games and experiences.

Location: Showstreet Gazebo
These talented vocalists use a fresh a cappella approach to take Christmas standards to new heights.

O’Holy Night
Location: Valley Theater at Dollywood
A little girl looks for an angel, while three shepherds follow a star. In the end, they all find their way to the heart of the Christmas story.

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
Location: Pines Theater at Dollywood
A family finds its own Christmas miracle with the help of a mysterious, white-bearded stranger. Dancing mice, singing sailors and a young girl’s belief in Santa highlight this endearing tale.


Dollywood’s Christmas Parade

Parade of Many Colors
Time: 8 p.m. nightly on operating days
Location: Showstreet at Dollywood
Gather the family for the Parade of Many Colors at Dollywood. This exciting Dollywood parade features vibrant floats, interactive characters and even more surprises.



*Performance dates and information are subject to change without notice.


Start Date: Nov 07, 2020
End Date: Jan 03, 2021


2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863