Winterfest at The Island
November 15, 2023

When you book a vacation during Winterfest in Pigeon Forge, you are in for an amazing time with your family. The reasons are plentiful with the tremendous amount of things to do to keep you occupied. Every year hundreds of visitors come to the Smokies to experience this festive time! Keep reading to find out what makes Winterfest in Pigeon Forge so magical to see!

1. The Lights

The magic of the season is illuminated in a colorful display of lights. Millions of twinkling lights are strung up and hung up in town! And it’s all for you, the visitors of Pigeon Forge! You can see the vast majority of lights by taking the ​Pigeon Forge Driving Tour of Lights​. If you don’t feel like driving, hop on the Pigeon Forge Trolley for a ride through town, or go for a stroll along the Wonders of Light Walking Trail!

2. The Mountains

smoky mountains melting snow and trees in front

There’s definitely no better beautiful display than the Smoky Mountains during winter. Sometimes the temperatures may not seem so cold in Pigeon Forge, but in higher elevations, it becomes quite evident with the appearance of the snow-capped mountaintops. Some people even say this is even more impressive than how they appear in the summer! We recommend going for a hike for the chance to spot snow-covered mountains, frozen waterfalls, or icicles.

3. The Celebrations

Another awesome appeal of visiting during Winterfest in Pigeon Forge are the celebrations scheduled! Attractions throughout Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg put on their own special events that are filled with festive fun. Visit SkyLand’s Festival of Lights at the Ranch, Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood, or Lights Over Gatlinburg at the SkyPark! No matter which city you choose to explore, there are holiday celebrations around every corner.

4. The Shows

Dolly Parton's Stampede building

We all know that there’s plenty of fantastic theaters and shows bringing the entertainment levels through the roof, but it adds a little extra sprinkle of magic during Winterfest in Pigeon Forge. Many of them put on special seasonal entertainment, and we highly recommend ​Dolly Parton’s Stampede​ be one of your choices. You’ll have a feast of options in front of you and the talented performers will put into the Christmas spirit too! Other popular Christmas shows in Pigeon Forge are Christmas at Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud, A Comedy Barn Christmas, and Christmas at Country Tonite. Seeing a show is one of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit!

5. The Convenience

What could be better than what we’ve already told you about visiting during this season? Well, our location can put you in the center of all the sights and sounds! You’ll love the convenience of our unbeatable location on Teaster Lane. Not only do you have great views from our condos, but also we’ll cut out a chunk of travel time to reach all of your winter fun that you have planned. Take a short drive or let someone else do it by taking the trolley! Enjoy the comfort and warmth of our condos, and take in the views of twinkling lights from our balconies. There’s no better place for an affordable holiday vacation!

The best things to do during Winterfest in Pigeon Forge are all around you, and we know you’re going to want the best in accommodations. If you want a memorable visit that you certainly deserve, ​reserve your condo​ today! Come experience the magic of the Smokies in winter and the cozy, convenience of home in our condos!