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The holiday season is a special time in the Smokies. Filled with sparkling lights and merry decor, there is plenty of Christmas themed entertainment to choose from. If you’re planning to visit and don’t know what to see, Visit My Smokies has created a list of four Christmas attractions in the Smoky Mountains you should see on your trip.
1. Christmas at Dollywood
Dollywood is filled to the brim with holiday cheer, featuring special Christmas shows and music. Every available spot in the park is covered in glittering Christmas lights, and the annual “A Carol of the Trees” is certain to amaze. For those who love parades, the Parade of Lights runs throughout the park and features living dolls, elves and Santa Claus himself. The Christmas at Dollywood runs until December 29.
2. Christmas in Wear’s Valley
The joy of Christmas past can be enjoyed at Christmas in Wear’s Valley. This event runs until December 31 and features horse drawn wagon rides. Storytelling is also performed on Saturdays, along with live family-friendly music.
3. Country Tonite Christmas
Country Tonite is having a two-in-one show that is a shortened version of the regular variety show followed by holiday music, special dances and guest appearances. The Christmas special runs through December 31 and is filled with colorful costumes and new entertainment.
4. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland
Bigger than ever, this holiday auto tour is running until January 5 inside Smokies’ Stadium. Not only are there millions of twinkling lights, children will also have a chance to take a picture with Santa and play in the bouncy house.
You don’t want to miss these great events and all the others scheduled around the area. To stay up-to-date on all the holiday happenings and attractions in the Smoky Mountains, check out the Visit My Smokies What to Do tab. There you’ll find information about cabin rentals, restaurants and other entertainment to enjoy.