Winterfest is one of the best times of year to visit the Smoky Mountains. The area is filled with festivities including bright twinkling lights around every corner, decorations as far as the eye can see, and events everyone in the family will love. The Smoky Mountains always have an incredible appeal, but there’s something special about experiencing it during the holiday season. Following are just a few of the many events that await you during Winterfest in the Smokies.
Ice Skating at Wilderness at the Smokies
Wilderness at the Smokies has designed its own ice skating rink for patrons to enjoy during the holiday season. Glide around the track at one of the premier resorts the Smoky Mountains has to offer, while you fully embrace the true spirit of the holidays.
Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland
Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland is the perfect place to fully experience the twinkling lights and light displays that the Smokies have to offer. Set to Christmas music, the lights dance to the beat, as guests drive through a twinkling winter wonderland. Located at Smokies Stadium, this is sure to be a stop the entire family will enjoy to usher in the Christmas spirit.
Santa Hustle 5K
Over the top holiday decorations, festive music, and much more await you at the Santa Hustle 5k in Sevierville! The Santa Hustle 5k will be hosted in Sevierville on December 21, 2021 at Wilderness at the Smokies.
Sevierville’s 59th Annual Christmas Parade
If you’re having any trouble at all getting into the Christmas spirit, we invite you to attend Sevierville’s 59th Annual Christmas Parade! On December 4, 2021, downtown Sevierville will be alight with our very own Christmas tradition, which we can’t wait to share with you. Join us at 125 Court Avenue on the 4th at 11am to enjoy one of our favorite events of the season!
Twinkling Lights as Far as the Eye can See
One of the many reasons people love to visit the Smokies around the holiday season is because of the various lights and light displays decorating the city. From November 12, 2021 – February 22, 2022, millions of lights will dance along the streets of Sevierville and the Smoky Mountains.