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What is Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville?

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Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville is by far one of the most exciting winter events in the Smoky Mountains, and it just announced its opening date! Starting November 15, visitors and their families are invited to take a unique tour through thousands of dancing lights from the comfort of their car or bus.

About Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville

Unlike the other light displays found throughout the area during the Smoky Mountain Winterfest, Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland features dozens of visual displays that are synced to music that you can listen to in your car.

According to organizers for the winter Smoky Mountain event, there are over 1,600 individual and unique channels that are programmed to work together to produce the stunning show, all in hopes of inspiring the holiday spirit for all who visit.

If you have never seen this orchestra of lights, here is a video of what to expect at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland.

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville kicks off on November 15 and runs until January 5, 2020. Hours are rain or (moon)shine from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., including holidays. On weekend evenings, Shadrack’s may stay open after 10 p.m!  

Santa’s Workshop

In addition to the brilliant light show, guests at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville will have the chance to also explore the many fun things to do at Santa’s Workshop, which opens on November 15 as well.

Perfect for families with children, this is where guests will find interactive activities, live animals, and, of course, Santa Claus! Not to mention, there is also a refreshment stand found here in case you get a little hungry or need a coffee or hot chocolate to warm up. Here is some of the fun you can expect at Santa’s Workshop: 

  • There’s a petting zoo where guests can spend $2 to feed the animals.
  • Pony rides for $5
  • Activities for kids
  • Pictures with Santa at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville are available from November 15 through December 23.

If you plan to explore Santa’s Workshop, don’t forget to pack a jacket to stay warm while you’re outside!

Tickets to Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville

Another thing that makes Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland different from other winter attractions in the Smoky Mountains is how they have structured their admission prices. Unlike other events and attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Shadrack’s charges guests per vehicle instead of per person.

The admission rates for the 2019 Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland are:

  • Cars or family vans (8 passengers or less) All Fridays & Saturdays and all days Dec. Dec. 13-29: $30
  • Cars or family vans (8 passengers or less) All Sundays-Thursdays EXCEPT Dec 13th-29th: $25
  • Activity van, limo, or mini/half bus: $50
  • Tour/school bus: $100

Tickets can be purchased directly at the gate. Cash and credit cards are both accepted.

As noted above, some of the other activities found inside Santa’s Village at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Sevierville may charge a separate admission cost. A full list of prices can be found on the event’s website at

Directions to the Tennessee Smokies’ Stadium

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland is located in the parking area outside of the Tennessee Smokies’ Stadium at 3540 Line Drive, directly off of Interstate 40 at Exit 407.

For visitors who are unfamiliar with where the Tennessee Smokies’ Stadium is, here is a map that will help you find your way to this spectacular show.

Still looking for more fun things to do during your vacation? Click here to browse through all of our favorite Sevierville attractions.