Things to Do this Winter in Pigeon Forge

Things to Do this Winter in Pigeon Forge

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Experience Pigeon Forge’s Winter Festivities

Pigeon Forge is a year-round destination for travelers of all ages and interests. From attending a Christmas show to viewing the lights on the Parkway, there’s so much to see and do this season.

Things to Do this Winter in Pigeon Forge

Here are some of our favorite winter activities and events in Pigeon Forge.

Smoky Mountain Winterfest

The Tennessee Smokies region lights up during Smoky Mountain Winterfest. Pigeon Forge transforms into a winter wonderland from November until February with dazzling light displays, holiday shows and more.

Follow along the Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights to view the five million sparkling holiday lights along the Pigeon Forge Parkway.

Pigeon Forge Christmas Shows

Pigeon Forge, the region’s destination for entertaining live shows, gets into the holiday spirit with an array of Christmas-themed shows. Your favorite dinner theater production companies put a holiday spin on their shows.

Get your tickets for the Christmas extravaganza at Dolly Parton’s Stampede, a magical Christmas Show at Country Tonite and a pirate-themed take on “A Christmas Carol” at Pirates Voyage Dinner Show.

Click here to read more about Christmas shows in Pigeon Forge.

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

During the holiday season, Dollywood lights up with Christmas spirit during the park’s Smoky Mountain Christmas. From Nov. 9 through Jan. 4, 2020, Dollywood hosts its Smoky Mountain Christmas, presented by Humana. This family-friendly holiday celebration invites guests from all over to spend their Christmas season at Dollywood.

Dollywood will feature an array of traditional Christmas activities and events, including millions of lights around the park, award-winning shows and the 50-foot-tall Christmas tree.

Click here to read more about Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas.

The Island in Pigeon Forge Winter Events

Don’t miss the holiday glow of millions of lights across The Island in Pigeon Forge during Winterfest. This month-long celebration features live music, photos with Santa and a Tree Lighting ceremony.

Then, ring in the New Year at The Island in Pigeon Forge. The shopping and entertainment center will host its annual Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Celebration.

Click here to read more about winter events at The Island.

Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass lovers won’t want to miss the annual Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival. New and retuning artists will be performing bluegrass music, Dec. 11–14, at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center.

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