Smoky Mountain Christmas Light Tours

There’s just something magical about Holiday lights.  Children of all ages are mesmerized by twinkling, colorful lights arranged in festive displays.  Light up your holiday this year with a Christmas light tour. Here are a few of our area favorites.

Gatlinburg’s Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights

Gatlinburg Winterfest

When you’re visiting Gatlinburg during Winterfest, don’t you wish you could enjoy all those twinkling lights with your family instead of driving?  The Gatlinburg Trolley Ride of Lights has you covered! From November 22 – January 31, get into the holiday spirit while ‘dashing through the snow’ on specially designed, enclosed, and heated trolleys.  With displays ranging from native wildlife to a shiny rocking horse, this is one Yuletide memory you’ll have for a lifetime.



Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights

More than 5 million lights will bring a sparkle to Pigeon Forge this holiday season from November 22 through February 17. What better way to view this fantastic light show than from the comfort of your own sleigh or car?  Beginning at the north of the Parkway, the tour includes such highlights as the Old Mill District, light attractions down Island Drive, and runs through Light #10 in Pigeon Forge. Along the way you’ll see native wildlife, Mother Goose and her favorite characters, and so much more!

Shadracks Christmas Wonderland


Year after year Shadracks Christmas Wonderland delivers oohs and awe’s to both the young and the young at heart.  From November 9 – January 6th be sure to stop by the Tennessee Smokies Stadium between 6pm and 10pm. Shadracks is open 7 days a week to see this mesmerizing light show for yourself.  You’ll get to experience one of the largest light shows in the Southeast from the comfort of your own “Sleigh”. With the twinkling lights, synchronized to music, this is sure to be a delight, even Scrooge would love!



There are so many exciting light tours in the area, you’re sure to find one everyone will enjoy.  You may even need a few more days to enjoy them all! What better way to rest after an exciting day filled with holiday festivities, than a relaxing room at Willow Brook Lodge?  We invite you to see for yourself why we offer the best lodging in Pigeon Forge.  


Come as our guest.  Leave as our family.