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How Theme Parks Celebrate Christmas in Pigeon Forge

By: Ramada Pigeon Forge / 27 Dec 2021
How Theme Parks Celebrate Christmas in Pigeon Forge
Visiting Pigeon Forge is not just about the Great Smokies. With nationally renowned theme parks, spectacular entertainment, and a jolly community, you will feel at home with our holiday celebrations too. The quaint mountain town looks like a holiday postcard during Christmas and New Year. Our holiday lights, sights, and sounds are ready to welcome you to the heart of mountainside Tennessee in this joyous season.

Top 10 Christmas Attractions in Pigeon Forge for Your Next Family Trip

Pigeon Forge's Annual Winterfest is here, and our theme parks are ready to let you in. Join the winter wonderland of five million holiday lights throughout the holiday season and beyond. Participants include famous names as Dollywood, The Island, and more.

7 Must-not-Miss Winterfest Attractions

Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas: Dollywood is where the lights shine the brightest during the holidays. Enjoy seasonal treats, catch a festive ride on the Dollywood Express, and make unforgettable memories with the family at the fireworks display.
The Island Show Fountain: Celebrate the most magical time of the year: Island-style! See the 23-acre property light up with custom décor, a mile-long garland, and at the center of it all, a 40-feet LED Christmas Tree. Enjoy nightly Winterfest shows throughout the holidays around The Island Show Fountain.
Smokies Bluegrass Festival: Enjoy festive country music just a drive away from Pigeon Forge. Celebrate holidays with the tune of the mountains at the Smokies Bluegrass Festival in Sevierville. The annual congregation of bluegrass bands brings out the best names and is a multi-day experience you must not miss.
Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland: Drive by the Smokies Stadium for a stunning holiday lights display at Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland. Visit Santa's Village for a free photoshoot, collect your holiday souvenirs from the adjacent gift shop. Entry is free.
Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show: Beat the chill outside by having a warm evening around the best dinner show in town. Hatfield's and McCoy's family feud reaches an epic new scale during Christmas. Grab a delicious bite with family between tummy-aching laughs.
Gatlinburg's Annual Festival of Trees: Happening each year around Thanksgiving, the annual Festival of Trees marks the beginning of the merry holiday month around the Great Smokies region. The fun is amplified with art & crafts, children's games, photos with Santa, and a fantastic collection of holiday fare on sale.
Gatlinburg's Annual Fantasy of Lights Parade: March into the holiday month with lights, costumes, balloons, and endless entertainment at the multiple holiday parades around the Great Smokies. Traditionally, the Fantasy of Lights Parade in Gatlinburg follows the annual Festival of Trees. You can plan your trip accordingly.

Day-time Christmas Adventures in Pigeon Forge

Wilderness at the Smokies: Fan of ice-skating? Pigeon Forge may have just the place for you. Wilderness at the Smokies has a 3200 sq. ft. ice-skating rink open to the general public throughout the day, including the day of Christmas. If you stay back till the evening, there is a lights display around the rink and DJ nights on the weekends.
Fun Stop Family Action Park: Zipline, slingshot, or go-kart – family adventures in Pigeon Forge begin at the Fun Stop. Start your Christmas day routine with exhilarating rides in the heart of Pigeon Forge. Soar in the Skyscraper, which goes up to sixty mph.
The Track Pigeon Forge: Add the component of speed to your Christmas Day celebrations. The Track has an expansive raceway feel in its rides, including go-karts, bumper cars, Blaster Boats, and Kids Country Rides. Try the Thrill Zones for a new level of excitement.

Stay at the Center of All the Holiday Fun!

Pigeon Forge is decked up for the dreamiest Christmas vacation ever! Savor the Winterfest season with a million lights, homemade holiday treats, and unique attractions in various theme parks. Extend your stay at Ramada Pigeon Forge and save more on your trip.

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