Find Awe-Inspiring Surprises Around Every Turn
Christmas Light Show
During our Christmas festival The Plaza at Glacier Ridge will transform into a symphony of lights.
The Northern Lights Come To The Smoky Mountains
Marvel at a canopy of lights and atmosphere in Craftsman's Valley this Christmas season. This unique walk through brings the aurora borealis to the mountains of Tennessee.
A Winter Wonderland
Glacier Ridge provides a mix of bright lighting, holiday experiences and surprises at Dollywood this season. It’s truly a wonderland.
Celebrate the sounds of the season with award-winning holiday musical productions like Dollywood’s own Christmas in the Smokies, It’s a Wonderful Life and many more. Cherished holiday stories unfold onstage in a perfect harmony of song, family and celebration. Bring your family and make Dollywood your holiday tradition this Christmas.
CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS BEGIN HERE
Christmas In The Smokies
Dollywood’s musical Christmas tradition features a 14-member cast performing hometown holiday favorites that celebrate the joy of the season.
It's A Wonderful Life
Dollywood brings a Christmas classic to life. Based on the timeless holiday story of love and generosity, audiences will love the newest addition to our Christmas season.
'Twas The Night Before Christmas
A family finds its own Christmas miracle with the help of a mysterious, white-bearded stranger.
Christmas is a time of fellowship, friends and family togetherness. We provide the perfect setting for family memories this Christmas. With Christmas Classics like Rudolph and Friends, Santa and more, the whole family can bond around familiar and loved characters.
IMAGINE YOURSELF HERE
Grab a mug of hot chocolate, marvel in over five-million lights and gather your family for the Parade of Many Colors. This exciting holiday tradition featuring vibrant floats, interactive characters and a number of other surprises is sure to delight all.
FIND JOY THIS CHRISTMAS
Parade of Many Colors
Gather the family for the Parade of Many Colors, an exciting holiday tradition which begins at 8:15 p.m. nightly on operating days. The Parade of Many Colors includes vibrant floats, interactive characters and a number of other surprises sure to inspire guests with its heart-warming message.
Christmas Treats To Make You Smile
Enjoy award-winning seasonal specialties throughout our park this Christmas. Indulge in a classic southern meal at Aunt Granny's Restaurant or a fresh take on the season at Front Porch Cafe.
The Reason For The Season
Smoky Mountain Christmas Chapel
Step inside an authentic country church complete with wooden pews and hardwood floors for a Christmas service each Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
Celebrate Christmas With The Kingdom Heirs
Celebrate a Southern Gospel Christmas as the Kingdom Heirs keep your spirits high with your favorite Christmas hymns and songs.
O' Holy Night
A little girl looks for an angel; three shepherds follow a star.