Smoky Mountain Winterfest

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Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Sevier County entertain and delight with winter fun during Smoky Mountain Winterfest beginning this November 2017.

With the mountain towns all dressed up for this heartwarming season and over 15 million twinkling lights adorning the streetscapes and businesses throughout our Smoky Mountain area, Winterfest showcases our winter season, beauty and wonders.Visiting this time of year offers a new perspective on your Smoky Mountain favorites.

An abundance of Winterfest fun awaits as our family-friendly vacation area transforms itself into a winter wonderland with award-winning theaters offering winter themed productions, unique and festive shopping experiences are plentiful, chilly weather adventure adds to the excitement and the spellbinding mystique of our Great Smoky Mountains offers a priceless opportunity to create cherished family memories that will last for generations.

Together we celebrate our Smoky Mountain Winterfest classics, which have been captivating families for generations. From the moment millions of spectacular lights brighten your family’s path to the Smoky Mountains, you’ll encounter treasured traditions like Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmasandbe captivated by holiday fun with Rudolph and Friends and the magical Parade of Many Colors on park nightly.

Experience the wonder of the season through the eyes of a child at many of our award-winning shows and classic productions where acrobats soar, choirs sing, imaginations delight and the true meaning of the season comes alive.

Feel the excitement and adventure at Ober Gatlinburg on the ski slopes, snow tubing park, ice rink or aboard the aerial tram ride to the mountaintop playground with breathtaking views. Discover true tranquility as you hike to a frosty waterfall in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Take home a cherished piece of Appalachian history from our beloved Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community and rejoice at the deals you’ll find at Tanger Outlets Sevierville. Delight in the sights and sounds of the dancing light show that lights up the night at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland. Warm hospitality is served in large portions here in our Smoky Mountains.

With countless reasons to visit, we like to say winter hibernation is solely for our wildlife! Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Sevier County will be vibrant with winter fun, offering great vacation value and family adventure all in one convenient location beginning this November 6, 2017 through February 2018.

Make your plans today at and experience this special season with us in the Smoky Mountains...Smoky Mountain Winterfest! For more information and a complete list of Winterfest events please visit Contact: Mary Hope Maples Smoky Mountain Tourism Development Council 865-850-1919