Pictures With Santa: Find Saint Nick in the Smokies

Pigeon Forge has many of the best places to take pictures with Santa Claus. Santa can be spotted all over the Smoky Mountains this season at different locations. Bring your children to visit and have a photo with Santa or bring your whole family for pictures with Santa. The choice is yours!

Pictures With Santa At Crave

Crave Golf Club's Christmas Celebration begins in December; the top mini golf course will be celebrating the season with nearly 100 trees, 30,000 holiday lights, and 20,000 ornaments. On select dates in December you can get pictures with Santa Claus amongst all the Christmas cheer. Click below for details.

Santa at Crave

Pictures With Santa At Toy Box Mini Golf

Toy Box Mini Golf's Christmas Celebration begins in December. This kid-oriented mini golf course will be celebrating the season by inviting Santa and the Christmas Grouch to take pictures with all who join them. On select dates in December you can join all the Christmas cheer at Toy Box Mini Golf. Click below for details.

Santa at Toy Box
Photos With Santa at Lumberjack Feud: Click to visit page.

Lumberjack Feud

Jack up your holiday spirit with the woodsy decked out halls at Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud Show & Adventure Park. Their show gets a holiday twist during the winter season, and on select dates in December you can get free photos with Santa when you head into Lumberjack Square.

Santa at Lumberjack Feud

Beyond The Lens: Polar Express

From November through early January, you can experience a journey to the North Pole at Beyond The Lens's Flyride. Santa will be a part of the experience for one night only on December 8. Purchase tickets for the evening and receive a visit with Santa plus a printed photo, meet the conductor of The polar Express, and enjoy hot chocolate and dessert.

Polar Express Journey

Polar Express Train Ride

If you're up for a Smoky Mountain trip slightly outside of East Tennessee, go for a ride on The Polar Express with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad from Bryson City, NC. Trains set out on the excursion on select dates through the majority of November & December. Kids will be delighted upon arrival to the North Pole, where Santa boards the train to greet them.

Polar Express
Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, guests on board will enjoy warm cocoa and a treat while listening and reading along with the magical story. Children’s faces show the magic of the season when the train arrives at the North Pole to find Santa Claus waiting.GSMR

Titanic Winter Celebration

Winter decorations at the incredible Titanic Museum Attraction are a can't-miss sight to see. The ship will be aglow from early November through early January. Come exchange greetings with the Titanic crew or enjoy the glittering lights and the festive decorations. Reservations are required.

Titanic Winter Celebration

Breakfast With Santa at Anakeesta

Santa & Mrs. Claus will visit Anakeesta for breakfast on select dates in December. Purchase tickets in advance to receive early access to the park and start the day at Cliff Top with breakfast, Christmas caroling, and a professional photo with Santa Claus.

Breakfast With Santa

Foxfire Adventure Park

Get into the holiday spirit this year at Foxfire Adventure Park. The award winning zipline attraction has a festive Christmas village this year. Stop by to enjoy photos with Santa, free cookie decorating, hot cocoa and cider, and a holiday store for your browsing and shopping enjoyment.

Santa's Christmas Village

Smoky Mountain Lights

New for 2022, the Townsend Visitors Center is hosting their own drive-thru light show through the month of December. In addition to the drive-thru, Santa will be there at the Christmas village sitting upon his Smoky Mountain Throne every weekend up until Christmas Eve. Admission to this event is $25 and covers the cost of the drive-thru and photos with Santa.

Smoky Mountain Lights

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