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  • Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival

Experience a Winter Wonderland in the Smokies! This festival runs from November 10, 2018 through January 5, 2018. You will become enthralled by this attraction’s many Christmas lights and Christmas Dollywood Christmas.jpgthemes throughout the park! Rudolph and friends can be found walking around the park to add some enchantment for the kids. Enjoy watching the nightly Parade of Many Colors, Christmas Shows and lots of Christmas Music throughout the park! Take a ride on the enchanting Train at Dollywood and enjoy the feeling of being on a real life Polar Express ride throughout the park! Bring the spirit of Christmas to you and your family by visiting Dollywood for their annual Christmas Festival for an unforgettable Christmas!

  • Winterfest in the Smokies

Enjoy a large festival in the heart of the Smokies all winter long! Winterfest spreads throughout Sevier County offering a variety of winter themed activities. Experience the thrill of the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad by taking a ride on the Polar Express! Experience the Winter Magic Trolley rides in the Smokies for a taste of our Smoky Mountain Christmas. Visit the Driving tour of lights and be dazzled by many lights and Christmas scenes for you and the family to enjoy all throughout the county. Winterfest in the Smokies is truly something magical and is a very budget friendly activity for you and your family during the holiday season.

  • The Island Christmas Tree Lighting

The Island Pigeon Forge Christmas.jpgVisit the Island on November 17, 2018 for their annual Tree Lighting event! This will give you all the feelings of a small town Christmas as you gather around the tree for the big lighting ceremony! Enjoy live Christmas music, Christmas activities throughout The Island and so much more! This is an event you do not want to miss!

  • Titanic Christmas and Winter Celebration

Join the Titanic for their annual Christmas and Winter Celebration November 10, 2018 through December 31, 2018. You will find amazing Christmas decorations and festivities all throughout the Titanic as well as the opportunity for photos with Santa! You do not want to miss this event.

  • Gatlinburg Festival of Trees

Be sure to visit downtown Gatlinburg from November 20, 2018 to November 25, 2018 for a festival that will add excitement to your holiday season. Take a stroll through Gatlinburg and view their decorated trees, enjoy live entertainment, children’s crafts and activities and more! All proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains.

  • Ober Gatlinburg

Visit Ober Gatlinburg for an unforgettable winter experience in the Smokies! Hit the slopes and do some skiing! Ober Gatlinburg produces their own snow, so there is no need to hope for snowy weather to be able to play in the snow. Take a step back in time and visit their ice skating rink. When you are finished skating, hit the snow tube exhibit and do some snow tubing! If you are looking for a more thrilling and chilling activity, take a ride on their Ober Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster. This coaster will take you on an incredible wintry journey through the mountains with twists and turns that are sure to meet your thrill needs!

  • Breakfast or Brunch with Santa

Visit The Old Mill on December 1, 2018 and enjoy a breakfast or brunch with Santa! From 8:15AM to 11:15AM, you can enjoy a meal with Santa and watch your children’s eyes twinkle with wonder. There will also be kids crafts from 11AM to 1:00PM. This will give the grown ups a little down time to enjoy a good meal!

  • Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Come visit Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland from November 9, 2018 to January 6, 2018 for the most Shadracks Sevierville.jpgspectacular light show! Come see the custom lighted displays dance to the music played over the radio in your car in perfect synchronization!  Also, see the all new NORTH POLE theme of displays where Santa and pals are having all kinds of fun - featuring custom built all-LED displays! They are guaranteed to delight everyone from young to old!

  • New Years at The Island

Enjoy live music, a midnight ball drop and an exquisite fireworks show to kick off your New Year’s celebration!

There is so much to do during the winter months in the Smokies! If you are not up to being outdoors, one of the best things to do is snuggle up in front of a toasty fireplace at your cabin while watching movies and eating snacks. Whether you enjoy indoor or outdoor activities, the Smoky Mountains has everything you need to make the best of your winter vacation.