The 2022 winter and Christmas holiday season in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge offers an abundance of specialty shopping opportunities for gifts, mementos, and unique items.
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Christmas 2021 in the Smokies
December in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge area means lots of festive events, and 2021 is in full swing with seasonal fun – here are the highlights of the month to watch for.
Restaurants Open for Christmas 2020 in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge
In case you want to dine out on Christmas Day, a number of local restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have you covered.
December 2019 Seasonal Events in the Smokies
Here are the many seasonal shows and attractions in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge area that mark the Christmas season, as well as festivals, parades, lights and shopping opportunities in abundance, with something to suit every age and taste. These are the season-long events – and for the shorter, special festivities and events happening during the Christmas period, see our Christmas 2019 guide.
Pigeon Forge hosts a lot of great theater and dinner shows, and many of them have Christmas themes running during this season.Here are the highlights.
- Dolly Parton’s Stampede
- Country Tonite
- Smoky Mountain Opry
- Comedy Barn
- Hatfield and McCoy
- Pirates Voyage
Christmas Season 2019 Things To Do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
Winter holiday season in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge offers festivities galore. Here’s what’s happening during December, 2019 in the Smoky Mountains. It’s a time for shopping, dining, family get-together, and lots of happy fun. Here are some of the highlight events.
Santa Family Reunion March 2019 in Gatlinburg – Santa Comes Home!
Santa and Mrs. Claus work hard all year to make children’s eye sparkle with delight and warm the hearts of friends and family. While they live in the snowy climes of the North Pole, their hearts belong in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. That’s why when you arrive for your family spring break vacation this year, you may do a double take!
Between Thursday March 14th and Monday March 18th, the Gatlinburg Convention Center will host the Santa Family Reunion. This convention brings together Santa Clauses from around the country to spend time together, share ideas and learn professional trade secrets. This is all while having good fun and filling the streets of Gatlinburg with love and laughter.
Christmas Shows 2017
The Christmas season is in full swing and one great way to enjoy the holiday spirit is by catching some of the spectacular Christmas performances put on at this time of year. Here are some of the very top shows in the area.
Christmas In The Smokies Bluegrass Festival 2017
It’s Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival again in Pigeon Forge as Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road gather with a couple of dozen hot bluegrass bands and performers for this year’s amazing music festival, Wednesday though Saturday, December 6-9, 2017.
This is a really good 4-day festival, held at Smoky Mountain Convention Center on Parkway, with top-notch talent. Lorraine Jordan is a legend in the genre – she and her band’s musicians are all highly awarded. She is noted for her fusion of country music and bluegrass in her Country Grass offerings and collaborations with country performers – as you can find out for yourself on Saturday night when she and the band play with country star Eddie Raven.
Christmas Parade 2017 in Gatlinburg
December 1, 2017 marks the arrival of the 42nd Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas parade in Gatlinburg. It starts at 7:30 pm on East Parkway at Baskin Creek Bypass, (line up begins around 5:30 pm). The parade will roll into Parkway itself (at Light 3) and continue south down the strip, arriving at Traffic Light #10 by about 9 pm.
Christmas In The Smokies Bluegrass Festival 2016
Let’s have some bluegrass for Christmas! It’s time for the Christmas In The Smokies Bluegrass Festival again, happening in Pigeon Forge December 7-10, 2016. Led by Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, the festival features a host of great performers at Smoky Mountain Convention Center at 4010 Parkway (close to Light #8) in Pigeon Forge.
Tickets are available at the door (including a general admission ticket), and the music starts at 5 pm on Wednesday the 7th. Shows start at 4 pm on Thursday, and 11 am on Friday & Saturday. And on Friday there’s a late-night jam session after the show. This is a family-friendly good time.