Sevierville, TN is a fantastic location to visit year-round, but an exceptional place to visit during the holiday season as it turns into an extreme winter wonderland. This guide is here to help you plan your Christmas in the Smoky Mountains.
A Christmas Celebration in the Smokies
The 31st Annual Smoky Mountain Winterfest Celebration will take place from November 13 to February 22. Sweeping across the Parkway in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg, Winterfest is sure to bring holiday cheer to each and every one of its visitors. Winterfest 2020 features over 15 million lights in a 25-mile stretch, outstanding light displays, live holiday entertainment, tons of shopping opportunities, and an outdoor skating rink at Wilderness at the Smokies where guests can ice skate in the Smoky Mountains.
Christmas Light Show
A popular attraction is Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland, which will highlight a larger than life Christmas lights display from November 13 to January 3. The immersive light show features all-LED light displays that are perfectly synchronized to the Christmas tunes playing in your car.
Dollywood at Christmas
As if the lights, shows, and excitement don’t already add up to the ultimate winter extravaganza, to top it all off, Dollywood Christmas is the sparkling star on top of the tree. Dollywood hosts the annual “Parade of Many Colors” which features more than four million dazzling lights. There are Christmas-themed live performances during the holiday season at Dollywood and magnificent decorations and displays throughout the entire park.
A Smoky Mountain Cabin for Christmas
If you’re looking to stay somewhere cozy, there are several holiday-decorated cabins available, as well as park resorts, hotels, campgrounds, and RV resorts. You can view a list of our lodging partners on our website to make searching for the right place to stay in the Great Smoky Mountains quick and easy.
A Smoky Mountain Christmas: Making Memories for a Lifetime
There are usually special events taking place during Winterfest celebrations. Make sure you’re following Visit Sevierville’s Facebook page to stay up to date on these events for the 2020-2021 Winterfest season.
There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than Winterfest in the Smoky Mountains. Are you ready to plan your activities and prepare for the most festive holiday adventure you have ever encountered?