Winterfest In Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, & Sevierville

Pigeon Forge Winterfest 2017 is less than a month away! It’s time to start planning for one of the most beautiful times of year in the Smoky Mountains. You don’t want to miss the gorgeous holiday light displays, trolley tours, parades, and Christmas shows happening from November 6, 2017 through February 28, 2018.

Winterfest 2017

Winterfest gives Pigeon Forge new life from early November through the end of February. Regardless of whether you’re ready to take in some music, see a show, visit a family friendly attraction, explore the outdoors or shop ‘til you drop, Winterfest lets you do so with holiday sparkle and style. This annual celebration brings 5 million twinkling lights and more to the Pigeon Forge parkway and beyond, warming hearts and smiles here in our little mountain town.


Winterfest Kickoff Events

Whether it’s the Trolley Tour of Lights in Pigeon Forge, the Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff, or Sevierville’s big finale fireworks display, all the Winterfest kickoff events are sure to entertain holiday lovers of all ages. There will musical performances and stage acts, mascot dance-offs, old time games & vendors, and of course: Santa Claus. If you’ve never been to a kickoff event before, start a new tradition this year.

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This Year’s Winterfest Kickoff Events In The Smoky Mountains

Start Planning!

This year Winterfest in Pigeon Forge kicks off at 4 p.m. on Nov. 7 at Patriot Park. The kickoff is a family friendly celebration with old-time games and food vendors and ends with a free trolley tour of lights to give you first glimpse at Winterfest’s glow. Can’t get enough Winterfest celebrations? See when Sevierville and Gatlinburg kick off their holiday seasons.

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All of Pigeon Forge puts on her finest sequins to make our city glow. Many of our favorite Pigeon Forge landmarks get in on the Winterfest celebration. Pigeon Forge Titanic Museum transforms into a turn of the century winter wonderland with Edwardian grace and more. The Old Mill Square plays into its historical significance by putting up a light display featuring a covered bridge made of thousands of twinkling lights. The Gatlinburg Space needle turns into a vantage point, not just for amazing mountain views, but for special holiday views as you can see lights from Sevierville to Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg from the bird’s-eye perch.

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If you’re ready for twinkling lights, celebratory parades, cozy trolley tours and special holiday events, you’re ready for Winterfest in Pigeon Forge. Explore Pigeon Forge and start planning your Smoky Mountain vacation today!