Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff
November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winterfest kicks off in Pigeon Forge November 9th at Patriot Park with festivities beginning at 5:00 pm. Come celebrate the winter wonderland as we deck the city out in more than 6 million holiday lights. All events at the kickoff are free to the public and will feature food trucks and other exciting holiday vendors.
This year promises some exciting new light installations along the Riverwalk Greenway and in Patriot Park. Here to help unveil one of the new expansions at the kickoff event will be Megan Alexander, UPtv star and host of Small Town Christmas, and Janelle Arthur, an East Tennessee singer/songwriter.
Pigeon Forge Feature: At the Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff event, UPtv will be filming a segment for their holiday travel show Small Town Christmas. The show starring Megan Alexander airs on Sunday nights in December.
Wonders of Light Walking Trail: The festivities will begin with the official unveiling of the new Wonders of Light Walking Trail in the Pigeon Forge municipal lot between The Island and the LeConte Center. This spectacle also includes a free Janelle Arthur concert before the unveiling. Mayor David Wear and Megan Alexander plus a surprise guest will activate the light displays.
Wonders of Winterfest Christmas Village: Patriot Park will be transformed into an exciting new Winterfest installation: the Wonders of Winterfest Christmas Village. Beginning at 6:45 pm, Megan Alexander will host a veterans tribute featuring local high school choruses as well as the Pigeon Forge Honor Guard in Patriot Park.