Nov. 6 - Jan. 2

Smoky Mountain Christmas Presented By Humana

Experience a traditional Christmas in the Smoky Mountains with our award-winning festival, named the best in America for over a decade. See more than 5 million glistening lights and Christmas fireworks that light up the winter night sky. Favorite Christmas traditions unfold this year with award-winning shows, culinary delights, seasonal shopping and, most importantly, the light that brings us all closer together. We look forward to welcoming you during this special time of year.

Wrap Your Family In The Light Of The Season

Millions Of Lights Shining Bright

More than 5 million sparkling lights adorn every building, illuminate each walkway and glow in the sky above. Every part of the park is saturated in uniquely colored lights so no area feels like the last. As you explore, you encounter classic Christmas red and green that turn to crisp, arctic blues that transform into warm gold hues. Millions of memories are made wrapped in light.

First-Time Ever Christmas Fireworks

Merry & Bright, Holiday Light!

Select nights during Smoky Mountain Christmas, the “Merry & Bright” fireworks fill the sky with light and unfolds in rhythm to new holiday Christmas tunes. A variety of areas throughout the park offer a perfect spot to view this uplifting display.

Heartwarming Holiday Shows

Cherished holiday stories unfold on stage in perfect harmony of song, family and celebration. Guest favorites "Christmas In The Smokies," "Kingdom Heirs Christmas" and more return with daily shows performed indoors.

A the DreamSong Theatre, "Heart of the Holidays" features members of Dolly Parton's extended family sharing stories and showcasing songs from her most recent Christmas album, along with classic holiday favorites. These heartwarming holiday shows will tug at your heart and lift your spirits.

Your Home For The Holidays

Feel The Warmth Of The Season With On-Site Lodging

During this most wondrous time of year, make one of our on-site lodging options your home away from home. Experience a warm and welcoming Christmas in the Smoky Mountains like never before.

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort & Spa

From door-to-door transportation, complimentary TimeSaver Passes, numerous dining options and so much more, you'll see why staying at our on-site resort is the perfect place to stay during your Christmas getaway.

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Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Cabins

Wind down your day in front of the fire at one of our luxurious Smoky Mountain Cabins. A multitude of amenities awaits you based on the cabin you select, including stunning mountain views, outdoor hot tubs, game rooms and more! Your Christmas getaway awaits!

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