winterfest It's that time of year again! Join us for Winterfest in Pigeon Forge, the nearly four-month celebration of winter in the Smokies. Starting November 8th and going until February 28th, enjoy the light displays at your leisure on our Winterfest Lights Driving Tour. Gatlinburg lightsStarting November 9th in Gatlinburg, visitors can see the lights from the comfort of a Trolley by taking the relaxing Trolley Ride of Lights. The designated trolleys carry their guests on a journey through downtown and adjacent Hwy. 321, allowing everyone to experience the magical wonder of Gatlinburg Winter Magic. Trolley times are at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30.