It’s just 71 days until Christmas! We know…Halloween hasn’t even gotten here yet, but you know you should already be planning for Christmas. It will sneak up on you as it always does! And if you’re planning to pack up the family and get away for the holidays, you should definitely be planning already! If you want to mix it up this holiday (or just don’t want to clean the house…) head to the Smokies for a magical Christmas in a cozy cabin in the woods.
Many of our Pigeon Forge, TN Cabins are decorated for the holidays, with wreaths, garland, and even trees! If your cabin isn’t, you can always bring your own little touches from home. Just pack up the presents and spend evenings cozied up by the fireplace – perfect for opening gifts – have some cocoa with extra marshmallows, and wait for Santa to arrive! A fully equipped kitchen lets you whip up a delicious holiday meal, game rooms provide down-time entertainment, and you can even book a Pigeon Forge cabin with a private home theater for screening classic Christmas movies!
If you want to choose all your favorite amenities – hot tub, mountain views, Wi-Fi, sauna, rec room, private indoor pool, and more – it’s important to book early! Our cabins are already being reserved for the holidays, so browse, book, or call today to find your perfect Christmas getaway!
Holiday Events to Check out this Winter
Winter Magic Trolley Ride of Lights
November 6, 2019 – January 31, 2020
Sit back in your climate-controlled trolley in Gatlinburg and be wowed by the $1 million worth of glittering holiday lights! Enjoy LED displays of snowmen, Santa Claus, reindeer, and more!
Winter Magic Tunes and Tales
weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas
If you’ve been to Gatlinburg in summertime, you probably know about the storytellers and musicians along the streets as part of the Tunes & Tales event. Winter brings its own magic, with carolers in costume for a magical holiday experience! Soak up the sights and smells of the season while hearing the sounds that will bring a smile to your face.
Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees
November 27 – 30
Hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees is a holiday event you don’t want to miss. At the Candy Canes & Cocktails Preview Party & Silent Auction, enjoy a more grownup Christmas experience. It features appetizers, drinks, and entertainment, along with a chance to buy trees, décor, and wreaths. Call 865.209.9097 to purchase your ticket! During the week, browse the trees (FREE) and get photos with your favorites! Saturday is the Breakfast with Santa, where the kids can take photos, make crafts, and more.
Great Smoky Christmas Arts and Crafts Show
December 2 – 8
Kick off December with a stroll through the booths of the Great Smoky Christmas Arts & Crafts Show! It’s the perfect place to find hand-made holiday gifts, crafted by the local artisans of the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community. Get hand-poured candles (with a holiday scent), pick up a hand-carved Santa, and get a Christmas ornament to remember your trip.
Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade
Bundle up and get ready for a good time at the annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade in downtown Gatlinburg! The 44th annual event features marching bands, giant balloons, horses, holiday characters, seasonal music…everything you need for a truly magical holiday experience in the Smokies!
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show & Ball Drop
Want to stick around after Christmas? Kick off 2020 at the base of the Gatlinburg Space Needle for fireworks, favors, fun as you bid adieu to 2019!