— Tripadvisor, 2022
As we journey into the final months of the year, we enter a season of thankfulness and observance. It's a time to remember what is truly important and seek out the light that brings us all closer together. It's a time for family and the love we share. A traditional Christmas in the Smoky Mountains is just what is needed. We can't wait to see all the memories you'll make. Plan your holiday visit today.Buy Tickets
— Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards, 2022
Nov. 11, 2023 - Jan. 6, 2024
The spirit of the season shines brightest during Smoky Mountain Christmas, voted America's Best Christmas Event for more than a decade. Here, the skies dance with the glimmer of more than 6 million twinkling lights, the sounds of our award-winning shows fill the air with Christmas cheer, and family memories are made beneath star-lit mountain skies.
Hop aboard the Dollywood Express for a grand tour of the Smokies, and see more than 5 million lights along the way.
Daily performances of classic Christmas shows to celebrate this most wonderful time of year will warm your heart and lift your spirit.
Indulge in the flavors of the season from hot chocolate and warm cookies to complete Christmas dinners with all the trimmings.
Elevate your family's table and more with a curated selection of fall decor found at Mountain Laurel HOME.
See Dolly Parton’s Stampede where 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders take you on a thrilling family-friendly adventure. Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show invites you to join the most famous pirate, Blackbeard, and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, as they lead their crews in a battle on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in an indoor hideaway lagoon! Both shows include a fabulous four-course feast!Learn More
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Did you want to visit one two or three days? Buy tickets online or when you arrive at the park.
See what's new this year, including Big Bear Mountain and the I Will Always Love You Celebration, with a 2023 Season Pass! Purchase by Feb. 5 to receive the 8-month payment plan and go Gold for a Souvenir Refill Mug.