Winterfest in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge Winterfest Events and Schedule

Winterfest 2022 Kickoff in Pigeon Forge

Kick off the winter season by joining Winterfest on November 10th at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge at 5:00 pm. Marvel at the beauty of the city decorated with more than six million string lights and witness the unveiling of THREE new Winterfest attractions. East Tennessee singer/songwriter Janelle Arthur will also be performing in concert. Admission and related events are free to the public, and be sure to keep an eye out for food trucks and other holiday vendors setting up shop in the park.

What's new in 2022?

-New light installation along the Riverwalk Greenway and Patriot Park. UPtv star and host of Small Town Christmas, Megan Alexander, and East Tennessee singer/songwriter, Janelle Arthur, will be there to help unveil one of the newest expansions to kick off Winterfest the right way.

-Have you ever wanted to be on TV? Now’s your chance! UPtv will be attending the event to film a segment for their holiday travel show, Small Town Christmas. The show, starring Megan Alexander, will air on Sunday nights throughout the month of December.

-Festivities will kick off with the official unveiling of the new Wonders of Light Walking Trail, located between The Island and the LeConte Center in the Pigeon Forge municipal lot. Mayor David Wear and Megan Alexander (and a surprise guest!) will have the honor of lighting up the display. This is one Winterfest event you won’t want to miss as it includes a FREE Janelle Arthur concert before the official unveiling!

-Wonders of Winterfest Christmas Village: Witness Patriot Park transform into the Wonders of Light Christmas Village, a new Winterfest installation. Get there early, because beginning at 6:45 pm, Megan Alexander hosts a veterans tribute featuring local high school chorus groups along with the Pigeon Forge Honor Guard.

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