Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas 2019

Holiday cheer is coming to Pigeon Forge and it’s time to celebrate at Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival! With the brightest lights and newest additions to the park along with your favorites, your family will enjoy all the fun this festival has to offer. Watch as Dollywood transforms into a winter wonderland and enjoy all your favorite rides, shows, food, and more! Experience Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas from November 9th through January 4th.


Glacier Ridge Returns!

Your favorite family tradition is back at Dollywood. Enjoy holiday themed food, 5 million lights, and the Christmas atmosphere as you walk through the beloved Glacier Ridge! This whimsical winter wonderland is packed with lights and displays including the 50 ft. video motion Christmas tree that will make your spirits extra bright. Every 30 minutes The Plaza at Wilderness Pass will come to life with a fully synchronized light show that also showcase holiday songs! This year, Glacier Ridge will expand its fantastic sights into Wildwood Grove! Wildwood Grove is Dollywood’s newest expansion to the park which opened in May 2019. You can also look forward to the grand Wildwood Tree as it tells an inspirational story with all visitors to enjoy the holiday season.


The Arctic Passage and Northern Lights

As you walk through Timber Canyon towards The Plaza at Wilderness Pass, you’ll enter The Arctic Passage. This is a 130 ft. long light tunnel which is programmed to display beautiful lights! Also, if you walk up to The Plaza at Wilderness Pass from Craftsman’s Valley, you’ll get a completely different experience. Have you ever seen the stunning Northern Lights? Now you can. Wake through lights as they mimic the phenomenon known as the aurora borealis. In addition to these amazing displays, be sure to capture the moment and cherish it all season long!


Tis The Season of Show Stopping Performances

Your favorite stories will come to life through the many productions at Dollywood. Smoky Mountain Christmas brings you your favorite shows including, It’s A Wonderful Life, Christmas in The Smokies, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and so many more. Also, enjoy music talents like The Kingdom Heirs and Appalachian Christmas. Celebrate the season with festive music, dancing, and cheer!


Parade of Many Colors

Grab a blanket and some hot cocoa! It’s time for the much loved Parade of Many Colors! In addition to the shows, this tradition is a favorite for all those, young and old, to celebrate the season and dazzling light displays. The Parade of Many Colors begins at 8:00 pm each night during the Smoky Mountain Christmas festival. Watch as the light studded floats and characters move through the park to entertain each and every visitor.

Grab the family to head to Dollywood this season for the Smoky Mountain Christmas festival! Seasonal favorites of holiday food, games, shows, and lights make the season bright and merry. Plan your Christmas visit and grab your tickets today. Visit Dollywood!


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