No one takes the holiday season more seriously than Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and their signature theme park, Dollywood, is ready to make your season merry and bright.
Here are just some of the things you can look forward to.
Dollywood’s musical Christmas tradition features a 14-member cast performing hometown holiday favorites that celebrate the joy of the season.
Catch this stunning display of lights nightly at 8 p.m. on park operating days. The Parade of Many Colors includes vibrant floats, interactive characters and a number of other surprises sure to dazzle and inspire.
The classic holiday movie re-imagined, live, musical and on stage!
All lit up and ready for worship, The Robert F. Thomas Chapel hosts services at 5:30 p.m. each Sunday throughout the festival.
The kids won’t want to miss this – visit Rudolph’s Holly Jolly ™ Junction, a magical area where festive fun awaits. Meet Rudolph, Clarice, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster and Yukon Cornelius. Leave with a special Christmas photo souvenir.
Visit with Santa and the elves as they get ready for Christmas. While you’re there, create your own craft items and marvel at the larger-than-life toys!
Stop by and give these gals a listen. The Mistletones bring a new twist to old-time Christmas classics in acapella fashion.
Not to mention, four million Christmas lights are draped throughout all 150 acres of the park to make your entire visit festive. It’s the best possible way to get into the holiday spirit.
If you didn’t plan to visit White Oak Lodge and Resort this year, there’s always next year to make Gatlinburg your magical holiday destination.
What do you think? What’s your favorite holiday attraction in or around Gatlinburg?
Photos by Wes Ramey, courtesy of The Dollywood Company.