Pigeon Forge Christmas Shows: Most shows and dinner theaters begin their Christmas productions on November 1 and continue through New Year’s Eve. Confirm operating schedules and show times with your chosen theatre. Christmas shows are offered by Country Tonite, Smoky Mountain Opry, Comedy Barn, and Sweet Fanny Adams. Christmas Dinner Shows include Hatfields & McCoys, Dixie Stampede and Biblical Times.
Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland: Every night rain or shine – including holidays – it’s a Christmas Lights spectacular at the Tennessee Smokies Baseball Stadium in Kodak. From dusk to 10 p.m., take a driving tour of synchronous Christmas lights set to Christmas music. Santa’s Village with inflatables, Santa, and snack bar. Weekends are extremely busy, so a visit Monday-Thursday will help you avoid long lines. See Shadrack’s online for specific dates, offerings and pricing.
4-January 1, 2018
Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas Celebration: Dolly’s entire theme park will be filled with Christmas lights, music and holiday themed entertainment through New Years Day. Again this year, you’ll get to enjoy Dolly’s Parade of Many Colors on Showstreet at 8 p.m. each evening and the “It’s a Wonderful Life” production. Santa Land is open through December 23. Experience a winter wonderland and holiday celebration like no other at Dollywood. (800) 365-5996
Sevierville Smoky Mountain Winterfest Kickoff: This event kicks off the countywide Winterfest Celebration that brings fun and festivities to the Sevierville City Center on Dolly Parton Parkway from 3-10 p.m. You don’t want to miss this! (888) 766-5948
6-Febrary 28, 2018
Smoky Mountain Winterfest: The Winter Festival is the start of the holiday season and lasts through the end of February with special Christmas show productions, Christmas light displays from Sevierville all the way through Gatlinburg, trolley light tours, and some of the best shopping around!
28th Annual Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff: A celebration of winter in the Smokies begins at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge at 5 p.m. with live musical entertainment and Christmas light displays. Winterfest lights will stay up until February 28, 2108. (800) 251-9100
7-February 28, 2018
Self-Guided Winterfest Lights Tour: The Pigeon Forge Trolley office at Patriot Park will provide maps with light display locations so that you can enjoy all the Christmas lights at your leisure.
Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff and Chili Cookoff: The 28th annual party takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. on the downtown Parkway with a Chili Cookoff and sampling, live entertainment and millions of Christmas lights. (800) 568-4748