There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to visit Dollywood with your family. From incredible Christmas shows and concerts, to fun holiday activities for the kids, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas is a magical holiday experience the whole family will love. Smoky Mountain Navigator shares the top 4 reasons you and your family should celebrate Christmas at Dollywood this year.
1. The Parade of Many Colors
The Parade of Many Colors is a beautiful holiday tradition at Dollywood during the Christmas season. What better way to celebrate the season than to gather the family for a one-of-a-kind Christmas parade? The parade features vibrant floats, interactive characters and surprises for guests. Dolly Parton created the parade to share the values and principles her family had. It’s the perfect combination of faith, fun and harmony and inspires guests with a heart-warming message. You won’t want to miss this experience.
2. The Christmas Lights
If you love looking at beautiful Christmas lights, you won’t want to miss visiting Dollywood during the Christmas season. The park is decorated in more than 4 million twinkling Christmas lights across 150 acres. Everything is lit up for an incredible display that will keep you in the holiday spirit all season long. It’s a picture-perfect winter wonderland the family will remember forever.
3. Holiday Shows
Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas features many entertaining and amazing Christmas shows, from musical performances to plays. Christmas in the Smokies is Dollywood’s Christmas tradition in which you can sing along as a talented cast of 14 singers and dancers perform your favorite holiday songs. Your family will also love when Dollywood brings a Christmas classic to life in the It’s a Wonderful Life performance. Other notable holiday performances include MistleTones, an a cappella performance of Christmas songs, and O’ Holy Night, a show that will tug on your heartstrings.
4. Santa Land
You can’t celebrate Christmas without Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick himself. Visit Santa Land in Dollywood and step right in the middle of all the Christmas excitement as Santa and his elves prepare for Christmas. Kids will have the opportunity to create fun and unique crafts and other gifts and stare at larger-than-life-sized toys. Climb in Santa’s sleigh for a family picture, and admire all the beautifully decorated Christmas trees and lights scattered around Celebration. And of course, you’ll get to meet to meet Santa Claus. Kids will love meeting Santa and getting a picture with him to take home, so they can remember the moment forever!
Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas helps families celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and make holiday memories that will last a lifetime. The live Christmas shows, incredible lights display and other family-friendly activities around the park will put everyone in the Christmas spirit. Celebrate Christmas at Dollywood for a holiday season you won’t be able to forget. Find the perfect place to stay in the Smoky Mountains in the Smoky Mountains and start planning your trip to Dollywood!