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:: And here are all the free family activities at the hotel >
Winter Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales 5:00 pm
Winter Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales @ Downtown Gatlinburg
Nov 23 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 10:00 pm
Through the holiday season, visitors can meet characters and storytellers and enjoy caroling along the Parkway Friday and Saturday evenings during this annual event! Winter Magic Tunes & Tales will once again present strolling Christmas entertainment on the streets of Gatlinburg, beginning the Friday/Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 23-24 from 5:00-9:30 pm, followed by performances again on November 30 and December 1, 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22. Holiday music will fill the air with a sacred-secular mixture of Appalachia, Bluegrass, and Country. Visitors will also enjoy visiting with Santa’s Elves-Frosty-Rudolph, a little bit of history, humor and more! This interactive program is a Holiday favorite, staged against a backdrop of millions of lights….making it truly a Winter Magical experience in Gatlinburg!
Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff 2018
Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff 2018 @ Patriot Park
Nov 6 – Jan 3 all-day
Join us on November 6, 2018 in Patriot Park as we flip the switch and turn the Winterfest lights! The Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff is a fun, family-friendly event hosted at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge. Live music, food, games and, of course, the traditional lighting ceremony. For full a Winterfest schedule of parades, events and more, visit www.PigeonForgeWinterfest.com.
Breakfast or Brunch with Santa 8:15 am
Breakfast or Brunch with Santa
Dec 1 @ 8:15 am – 2:00 pm
A true fantasy for children, parents, grandparents and many others is to enjoy breakfast or brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus! This dream is possible and the place for this adventure to happen is at The Old Mill Square in Pigeon Forge. Make a lasting memory for your children and the whole family by enjoying a delicious brunch with Santa Claus himself! Enjoy Breakfast or Brunch with Santa at Pottery House Café & Grille. Breakfast will be served from 8:15 to 9:30 and brunch from 10:00 to 11:15. Also, enjoy a fun filled Kid’s Craft Tent from 10 am to 2 pm. Call 865-406-6558 for reservations beginning November 2. Reservations required.
Fantasy Of Lights Christmas Parade 7:30 pm
Fantasy Of Lights Christmas Parade @ Downtown Gatlinburg
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
On December 7, 2018, the 43rd Fantasy of Lights Parade will roll through Downtown Gatlinburg in celebration of the holiday season and the arrival of the man in the red suit himself, Santa Claus. The excitement begins at 7:30 p.m. where the parade will step-off from Baskins Creek Bypass on East Parkway, before spanning through Gatlinburg and ending at traffic light #10. An award-winning celebration, the Fantasy of Lights Parade has delighted over 20,000,000 people from around the world and is poised to enchant once more with a parade lineup that includes marching bands from all over the east, large balloons, dancers, musicians, and much more. Parade-goers are encouraged to arrive early to find a spot on the Parkway to watch the parade and to spread the festive cheer by wearing Santa hats.
Kids “Noon Years Eve” at the Titanic Museum 10:00 am
Kids “Noon Years Eve” at the Titanic Museum @ Titanic Museum & Attraction
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Calling all kids: The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge invites you ring in the new year at our Kids’ “Noon Year’s Eve” Celebration! Wear your pajamas on December 31 and meet us at noon on the Grand Staircase! When: December 31st, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Recommended Age Group: 12 and younger This year, kids can ring-in the New Year ahead of time at their very own “NOON”NEW YEAR’S EVE” celebration at Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN on Sunday, December 31st, announces the Museum Attraction’s co-owner, Mary Kellogg. “This rockin’ New Years Noon event will be a kid’s version of a grown-up’s midnight bash, complete with a Titanic Museum Tour, a visit with our own Mad Hatter character & other Story Book Characters, PLUS a countdown to an exciting Noon Balloon Drop,” explains Kellogg. The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN opens daily at 9 a.m. Reservations required for our Kids’ Noon Year Eve celebration. Tickets are available online or by phone at 800-381-7670.
Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks 7:00 pm
Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks @ Downtown Gatlinburg
Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
New Years Celebration At The Island 10:00 pm
New Years Celebration At The Island @ The Island
Dec 31 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 @ 12:30 pm
Ring in the New Year with us on The Island! After our widely successful event last year we are back BIGGER and BETTER with a night packed full of fun! Live music & plenty of family fun, plus attractions!! And what’s a New Year’s Celebration without a midnight countdown and fireworks? Its all brought to you FREE by The Island! The event kicks off at 10 pm so get there early to enjoy a full night of fun!