THINGS TO DO DURING CHRISTMAS IN PIGEON FORGE
Get into the spirit of the holiday season in Pigeon Forge.
Pigeon Forge in winter is an amazing place to be and see. Between the lights, the shopping, and the holiday shows, there is something for everyone here. Come visit the place that lets you truly get into the spirit of the holiday season with special Christmas shows for the whole family. A place where toys come to life and holiday music plays all around.
Dollywood’s four million dazzling lights, parade of many colors, award-winning entertainment, and delicious food options make it easy to understand why Dollywood has earned Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Award for Best Christmas Event nine years in a row.
Draped in more than 5-million lights, Pigeon Forge creates a winter wonderland for locals and guests alike to enjoy during the city’s Annual Winterfest celebration. The lights of Winterfest shine from November through the end of February and turns the best Pigeon Forge shows and theaters into a special, seasonal experience. Whether it’s your first visit to Pigeon Forge, or you’re 31st, Winterfest is the perfect occasion to share special memories with family and friends.
A true fantasy for children, parents, grandparents and everyone in between, breakfast or brunch with Santa and Mrs. Clause is a Christmas event for the ages. This magical adventure only happens at The Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge. Make a lasting memory for you and your children by enjoying a deliciously fun brunch with jolly old elf himself.
Inside and out, the Titanic Museum Attraction is purely magical during the winter holidays. The sights, sounds, and joy of the season are sure to hasten the arrival of Christmas this year. You’re invited to stop by November through December and take in the Titanic’s holiday spirit. Come exchange greetings with the crew and enjoy the glittering lights and festive decorations.
Every year, thousands pour into the Smoky Mountain Convention Center for this one-of-a-kind holiday music festival. Come join in the celebration with artists old and new, including the Malpass Brothers, Bluegrass Mountaineers, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and more than 20 top Bluegrass bands in the country.
Pigeon Forge is jam-packed with unforgettable holiday dinner shows. From being served by hardworking elves, to two-stepping to Christmas tunes, to mind-blowing aerial acts and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, you’ll find holiday fun for the whole family at every turn. Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede, Pigeon Forge Christmas Show at Country Tonite, and Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry are just a few of the many ways to fill your family stocking with holiday magic.
The cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN are home to some of the best specialty shops in the southeast. If you’re visiting the Smokies this holiday season, click to see the top four places to go Christmas shopping while in town.