Pigeon Forge Winterfest

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November 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - February 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EST

building covered in colorful lights at night for Pigeon Forge Winterfest in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

Step into a world of holiday sparkle and style at Pigeon Forge Winterfest. This annual celebration brings over 5 million twinkling lights and more than a mile of garlands that you're sure to love.

Pigeon Forge Winterfest doubles the joys of the season. The entire Smoky Mountains will glow and sparkle throughout the holiday from Gatlinburg to Sevierville.

Take in the splendor and beauty of Christmas decorations, meet Santa Claus and his elves, and sample the delicious, handcrafted chocolates. Then, shop from world-renowned artisans offering their masterpieces, from hand-hewn furnishings to quilts.

Date and Details

Pigeon Forge Winterfest runs from November 10, 2022, through February 19, 2023.

Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights

Hop aboard the trolley, take a guided tour, or wander through the Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights with your car. This Winterfest attraction has a little bit of everything, including snowflake displays, enormous installations, and lit tunnels.

Gatlinburg Trolley Ride of Lights

Gatlinburg puts its majestic exhibition of lights every winter for you to enjoy. Ride the trolley and be wowed by the holiday spectacles on this 45-minute guided tour.

Tickets start at $10.

Related Post: How to Plan a Vacation to Pigeon Forge on a Budget


Ticket date sales will be announced soon.


We will update this page with more information regarding the complete list of shows and activities.  

Covid-19 Information

Attendees are recommended to wear face masks while in crowded settings.

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Other Attractions in Pigeon Forge

There is no shortage of attractions in Pigeon Forge. Plan your vacation with these other fun areas:

Experience Pigeon Forge Winterfest

The magic of the holiday is stronger at Pigeon Forge Winterfest. This all-encompassing holiday tradition features everything from the intricate displays of native Smoky Mountain animals to lavish seasonal decorations.

Take a walk through the starlit-colored tunnels with ornaments that complement all your favorite Christmas songs. Then, watch heartwarming holiday shows and catch festive rides like winter lights & trolley tours in Gatlinburg. Finally, the fireworks light up the winter skies to cap off the night.

Pigeon Forge will be all decked out, so bring your cameras to capture the decorations and for all the festive photo opportunities with Santa.  

Also, you can make a vacation out of it with a Pigeon Forge vacation package.


November 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am EST
February 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EST
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