Christmas in Pigeon Forge: 4 Ways to Have a Magical Holiday

November 19, 2016
snow in the Smoky Mountains

Christmas music is playing in the stores, beautiful lights are going up all around the town and Christmas trees are being decorated at this very moment. That’s right, the holidays are right around the corner, and there’s no better way to enjoy the festivities than by spending this Christmas in Pigeon Forge! Read below to learn our 4 favorite ways to have an absolutely magical holiday!

1. Visit for Pigeon Forge Winterfest

People travel from all over the country to experience the annual Pigeon Forge Winterfest event. From November until February, the city of Pigeon Forge is alive with the Christmas spirit, featuring live music, hot drinks and cookies and even a free trolley ride around town to see all the beautiful, twinkling lights that cover the city! If you’d rather enjoy the lights at your own pace, you can stop by the Fun Time Trolley office in Patriot Park to pick up a driving tour guide.

2. Enjoy Family Time at Valley Forge Inn

Since spending time with family is one of the most special things about the holidays, be sure to take the time during your Christmas in Pigeon Forge to hang out with all your favorite people at our Pigeon Forge hotel! We have rooms with 1 or 2 beds as well as family suites and 2-story townhouses, so we can comfortably accommodate your large or small family!

We have a heated, indoor pool surrounded by windows so you can enjoy the warm water while taking in the frosty Smoky Mountain scenery! We also Dolly Parton's Stampede signhave private balconies with amazing views, free wifi throughout the hotel and complimentary breakfast served each morning. You and your family will have so much fun hanging out in the hotel that you might not want to leave!

3. Dolly Parton’s Stampede Christmas Show

For a wonderful combination of delicious food, live entertainment and lots of Christmas spirit, plan an evening at the Dolly Parton’s Stampede Christmas Show! The spirit of the season truly comes to life as the arena is transformed into a winter wonderland with beautiful poinsettias and evergreens, sparkling Christmas lights, amazing costumes and all your favorite classic Christmas tunes. The beautiful, live nativity scene will remind you of the true meaning of Christmas, and of course you’ll leave feeling full and happy after enjoying the decadent 4-course feast! This is an evening event that your whole family will love!

4. Spend a Day at Dollywood

Our Pigeon Forge hotel is located close to Dollywood which just so happens to be the most festive place to celebrate Christmas in Pigeon Forge! Not only will you enjoy all the fun rides, games, shows and delicious food that the popular theme park offers up all year long, but the Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood festival will be happening through the holiday season. You’ll see Santa and other famous Christmas characters roaming through the park, you’ll get to watch beautiful renditions of O’ Holy Night and other classics in Dollywood’s multiple theaters, and you will love visiting Dolly’s Christmas Chapel. You can attend worship services in the chapel each Sunday while the festival is going on. This is a family friendly event that is both fun and reminds you of the true meaning of Christmas!

Beautiful Christmas lights at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge TN.With all these magical ways to enjoy Christmas in Pigeon Forge, you need to make sure you and your family have a comfortable and convenient place to stay. Our Pigeon Forge hotel is affordable for any budget and tons of fun! People from all over the country are planning their Christmas vacation right now, so look through our rooms and book your family’s stay today!