Trolley Ride – Be Wowed by Winterfest Holiday Lights
Go to http://www.pigeonforgetrolley.org and buy your tickets for a climate controlled trolley ride, or pick them up at the Trolley Office or one of the Pigeon Forge Welcome Centers. Sit back, relax and have fun with other visitors to the area and be mesmerized by Winterfest lights in Pigeon Forge. The tour begins at the north end of the Parkway.
Every Chistmas season, Pigeon Forge becomes daylight at night with over five million lights. This is a family event for young children all the way to those who are young at heart.
There are also brochures if you want to drive the tour of lights. The map will show you the route.
Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival
Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival at Dollywood takes place from early November until the beginning of January and is a family event on steroids!
With four million Christmas lights and incredible holiday performances, your family will have to go back for more and ry to squeeze in the high production Christmas shows. Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, is an adaptation of the classic Dickens tale. Christmas in the Smokies and Christmas with the Kingdom Heirs are two more shows, and the excitement continues for the family when the kids meet Rudolph and his friends, and visit Santa’s Workshop.
Winter Hiking in the National Park
So here’s the drill, check the weather forecast at one of the Visitor Centers, pick up trail maps and talk to the rangers. You kids will love the rangers, and they have great stories plus activities to make them feel they are part of the mountains.
Then head for the hiking trails knowing that winter is a stunning time to visit the national park.
At the end of your hike, you can look forward to returning to your cozy cabin and warming up by the fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate or take a soak in the hot tub!
Talented Performers at Christmas and Holiday Shows
Live Christmas and holiday entertainment from Country Western, Oldies, Imitators, Magic, Dog Shows, Comedy, to Horse Shows. Pigeon Forge has them all. These talented performers are top in their field, and will not disappoint anyone in your group or family. Every night can be a different show, or take in a matinee.
Pigeon Forge theaters offer tickets online. For just a few, here are websites: