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Smoky Mountain ChristmasSee the Smokies' most spectacular light display and a lineup of live Christmas shows that celebrate the true meaning of Christmas, all at Dollywood. Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas began November 5 and runs through Decemmber 30th.

4 million lights drape the park in holiday splendor, casting a warm glow that sets the scene for a winter wonderland like no other. Create a family tradition at Dollywood's sensational shows, including the triumphant return of perennial favorite Christmas in the Smokies. Let the heartwarming sounds of the season set the stage for a Christmas the entire family will enjoy.

Don't miss Santa's Workshop, where larger-than-life-sized toys and an 18-foot-tall Christmas tree fill guests of all ages with wide-eyed wonder as they discover a giant wagon, sailboat, dollhouse and more amid the hustle and bustle as Santa and his helpers ready for their big night! Santa's also the star of the Parade of Lights, along with a cast of brightly lit floats and colorful characters.

This year's activities and quality programs features:
Dollywood's Christmas on Ice, is performed by the Ice Theater of New York.  more >>

Christmas in the SmokiesDollywood’s musical Christmas tradition features a 12-member cast and seven-piece band performing hometown holiday favorites that celebrate the joy of the season.  more >> 

Appalachian Christmas   Celebrate an acoustic Christmas at the Back Porch Theatre with Appalachian Christmas.  Let the beautiful sound of the music take you back to a simpler time.  more >>

Carol of the Trees    Each night thousands of lights synchronize with holiday music to transform our Rivertown Lake into a "seasonal symphony for the senses."  more >>

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.  more >>

Dolly's Christmas Chapel The Robert F. Thomas Chapel hosts worship services at 5:30 p.m. each Sunday throughout Smoky Mountain Christmas festival.  more >>

O' Holy Night    A little girl looks for an angel; three shepherds follow a star. They all find their way to the heart of “The Christmas Story.”  more >>

Parade of LightsEveryone loves a parade, especially Dollywood’sdaily Parade of Lights featuring Christmas floats adorned with brightlycolored lights.  more >>

"The Polar Express 4-D Experience"  Dollywood guests are invited on an extraordinary adventure this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS 4-D EXPERIENCE!  When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self discovery that shows him... more >>

Santa's WorkshopSomething’s new amid the hustle and bustle of Santa’s Workshop!  more >> 

'Twas the Night Before Christmas    A family finds its own Christmas miracle with the help of a mysterious, white-bearded stranger in this delightful musical featuring a 12-member cast and a five-piece band.  more >>

The entire list of programs and additional information is available Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas website.

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