Smoky Mountains Christmas Lights


One of the best time to visit the Smokies is during the holiday season!

 From stunning Christmas displays, family friendly entertainment to holiday shopping, you'll never run out of things to enjoy in the Smoky Mountains even after Christmas day is over.

Here's a guide to help you plan a wonderful Smoky Mountains Christmas holiday and enjoy all the amazing Christmas lights in the Smokies.


Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

One of the most exciting winter events in the Smokies! Featuring tons of visual display that are synced to music.

November 17, 2023 - January 7, 2024

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Gatlinburg Christmas Winterfest 

Enjoy holiday light displays, annual Chili Cook-off in downtown Gatlinburg, and Gatlinburg Christmas parade!

 November 9, 2023- February 18, 2024

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Pigeon Forge Christmas Lights

See  over 5 million Christmas lights all over town!

November 9, 2023- February 18, 2024

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Dollywood Christmas Lights

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas certainly shine bright with more than 4 million Christmas lights in the park!    

November 4, 2023 – January 6, 2024

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Christmas Light displays are a favorite part of our family tradition and the Smokies have more than enough to satisfy.  


Here's a FREE Winter Packing List for the Smokies!

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