Smoky Mountain Winterfest

From November 6th through February 28th, the towns of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville are transformed into a winter wonderland. Experience light displays you could only dream of in this metropolis of winter fun. Witness as fifteen million lights light-up a 25-mile stretch, casting a seasonal spell over the Smoky Mountains. Every Smoky Mountain attraction is decked out with decorations, trees, garlands, wreaths, and sparkling lights for this fun winter event.  This is the most magical time of the year, where cider sipping’s and holiday celebrations run from November until February. 
A festival this spectacular deserves a bright and delightful kick off weekend.
Join us on  November 6th in Sevierville, November 7th in Pigeon Forge, and November 8th in Gatlinburg for a full weekend of holiday events.   The kickoff events include a chili cook-off, live entertainment, fireworks, dance-offs, a visit from Santa, trolley rides, inflatable toys, giveaways, and so much more!  Join us at the start of it all. 
Take a ride on the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Trolleys where you can sit back and take in all the beauty Winterfest has to offer. 
There are various parades held throughout Winterfest featuring music, lights, floats and so much more!
December 1, 2017 7:30 PM42nd Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade
December 2, 2017 11:00 AMSevierville’s 55th Annual Christmas Parade
There are endless ways to celebrate the winter season in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Embrace the snowy season by attending shows in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, or visiting the regions ski resort, Ober at Gatlinburg.  Explore all the local events taking place throughout the holiday season.  
November 6 3:00 PM- Sevierville Winterfest Kickoff 2017
November 7- Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff 2017
November 8 5:00- Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff
November 23 7:00 PM- 5th Annual Thanksgiving Night Fireworks Show
November 22-November 27 Gatlinburg Festival Of Trees
November 10-December 31- The Polar Express Train Ride
November 4- January 1- Dollywood’s Christmas in the Smokies
November 8- January 31- Gatlinburg Winter Magic Trolley Ride Of Lights