Travel Tips for Christmas in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Even more so if you get the chance to enjoy Christmas in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! What makes the holidays in Pigeon Forge so special? We thought you’d never ask.

Christmas in Pigeon Forge - Dollywood's Parade of Many Colors
Dollywood’s Parade of Many Colors

Dollywood Goes All Out – You must take the time to check out Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas! The theme park sparkles with a beautiful display of festive lights,plus at 8:15 each night the Parade of Many Colors takes place with floats,life-size characters and more. In addition, new for 2018 is Glacier Ridge,featuring a 50-foot video motion Christmas tree and more than a million twinkling lights!

Winterfest Lights in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Winterfest Lights in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge Celebrates Winterfest – Drive along the Pigeon Forge Parkway to see the town transformed into a winter wonderland with more than 5 million lights. The displays are super imaginative and a must see while in town, but that’s just part of Winterfest in Pigeon Forge. You’ll also get to enjoy parades, holiday shows, trolley tours and many other special events.

The Great Ape Gets Festive – At Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center, check out the gargantuan-sized Santa hat on our ape, just inside the lobby. Wear your own Santa hats for extra fun when you visit Hollywood Wax Museum. It’s a holiday souvenir photo you’ll go ape over!

Christmas in Pigeon Forge - Smoky Mountain Opry
Smoky Mountain Opry Decked Out for the Holidays

Smoky Mountain Opry’s Christmas Show – Get ready for flying sugar plum fairies, dancing elves and, of course, Jolly ol’ Saint Nick, plus enjoy the vocal stylings of The Voice’s Season 12 winner Chris Blue! It’s a multi-million dollar production sure to inspire Christmas joy.

The Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
The Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Shop for Everything Christmas – At Christmas Place, located right on Parkway, you’ll find the South’s largest Christmas store. Enjoy strolling through the Bavarian-style village shops. Yes, The Christmas Place is open year round, but there’s something extra special about the gorgeous displays during the holiday season.

Come experience the winter wonderland of Pigeon Forge during the holidays and you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime. We look forward to seeing you!