Smoky Mountain Christmas Events

If you’re looking for something to make you a bit more “Merry and Bright”, look no further than one of the area’s local holiday events.  With everything from parades to holiday craft fairs, there’s always a family-friendly event happening in the Smoky Mountains. To help guarantee a trip full of holiday memories,  here’s a few of our favorite local events.

Pigeon Forge Winterfest Community Celebration

If you’re looking for a local Winterfest tradition, look no further than Pigeon Forge’s Winterfest Community Celebration Event.  Join in the fun on Thursday, December 5th at the Pigeon Forge Community Center.  This family-friendly event includes holiday music, food, games, and a visit from Santa Claus.  If you still need to put a little “jingle” in your step, the event features a free Trolley Tour of Lights.  This perfect evening concludes with the annual Pigeon Forge Tree Lighting. With free admission, there’s something for everyone in your family to enjoy!


Winter Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales


Visiting Gatlinburg on a Friday or Saturday evening this holiday season?  Be on the lookout for the Winter Magic Tunes & Tales street performers! This event runs weekends beginning November 30th and features live music, storytellers, costumed characters, Santa and more.  This free event is one you won’t experience anywhere else!



Old Mill Holiday Open House


There’s something for everyone at the annual Old Mill Holiday Open House this November 9th.  Sample a bit of Christmas cooking from the local restaurants and shops. Do a bit of shopping at the unique shops of Old Mill Square, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the season.  With free admission and guided tours, the Old Mill Holiday Open House is sure to be one you remember for years to come! 


Do you suddenly have a craving for candy canes and holiday music?  We sure do! With these and many other events that only take place in the Smoky Mountains, you’ll have a hard time choosing which will make the top of your To Do List.  No matter what your choice, know that as a guest of Willow Brook Lodge you’ll be conveniently located to these and other great area holiday events and celebrations.  Start planning your trip to Pigeon Forge today!

Come as our guest.  Leave as our family.