Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights
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All Aboard the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights

Updated: November 16, 2017

One of the best ways to enjoy the five million shining lights in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is aboard the Winterfest Trolley. The night of the Winterfest kick-off, November 7, 2017, the Winterfest Trolley gives tours of the area and the famous light displays throughout the Smoky Mountains starting at 7:00 pm. Plus, the trolley is enclosed and heated so you won’t have to bear the winter weather to relish in the sights.

Pigeon Forge Christmas Lights Tours

What to Expect on the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights

During the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights a personal tour guide shares stories about Pigeon Forge’s history and points out some the favorite holiday displays.

The Trolley Tour of Lights is absolutely free and embarks from The Trolley Station at Patriot Park at stoplight #7. Along the way, you’ll encounter some of Pigeon Forge’s epic light displays showcasing the signs of the season including reindeer, Santa Claus, trees, and nativity scenes.

What to Bring on the Trolley Tour of Lights

For a memorable Christmas aboard the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights, bring the following items:

  • Gloves
  • A Hat
  • Scarf
  • Camera
  • Phone

Be advised that food and drinks are not permitted on the trolley. Finish that hot cocoa before you board!

Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights
Photo Credit: Old Mill / Facebook

Winterfest Driving Tours

If you can’t make it to the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights, don’t fret. The Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights is available until February 28, 2018. You can drive the route at your leisure after downloading the map and brochure.

The Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights is only one of the many Pigeon Forge Christmas light tours happening this year. Book your Pigeon Forge winter vacation today to experience this Smoky Mountain tradition.


Ashley is Reserve Direct’s travel expert, visiting Pigeon Forge to find the best travel tips, money-saving deals and insider information. With over 10 years of experience in first-hand-travel adventures, she shares her stories, advice, and current events to help you stay in the know.
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