Stunning light display for Pigeon Forge Winterfest
October 12, 2017

Get ready to experience over 5 million lights as Pigeon Forge kicks off the popular Winterfest celebration for another season! Once the switch is flipped on, the town transforms into a glittering wonderland that is sure to delight locals and guests of all ages! Come on out to Patriot Park this November to celebrate the Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff with live music, food, games and more! Here is everything you need to know about attending this exciting event:

Location Information

The Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff event takes place at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge, which is located just off the Parkway on Old Mill Avenue. There is plenty of free parking available.

What to Expect

Beautiful light display of the Old Mill in Pigeon Forge Tn

The Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff is a family friendly event that features live stage entertainment, delicious food, fun games, and of course, the traditional lighting ceremony! The event also includes a Free Trolley Tour of lights where you can sit back to enjoy the millions of lights along the Pigeon Forge Parkway. This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the start of the holiday season with your family and friends! Once the lights of Winterfest are turned on, they will shine from early November until the end of February.

About the Pigeon Forge Winterfest Lights

The Pigeon Forge Winterfest Lights features millions of lights with sparkling displays of bear, deer, fox and lots of other critters native to the Great Smoky Mountains. Winterfest also features some of your favorite fairy tale characters along the Parkway, including Humpty Dumpty, Mother Goose and the giant clock from Hickory Dickory Dock! Patriot Park is home to the largest collection of Winterfest light displays, all of which carry a patriotic theme. These include the Liberty Bell and a multi-display tribute to America’s Armed Forces. The best way to view all of the dazzling lights is by taking the Winterfest Driving Tour of Lights, which begins on the north end of the Parkway.

Where to Stay

Chairs on the deck of a condo at the Cherokee Lodge in Pigeon Forge.

If you want to stay within walking distance of the Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff while enjoying the best condos in town, check out Cherokee Lodge Condos! Our affordable 2 and 3 bedroom condo units are just steps from Patriot Park and only minutes from major attractions such as The Island and Dollywood. While staying with us, take advantage of excellent amenities such as a fireplace and Jacuzzi tub in every unit! Our condos also feature comfortable furnishings, full kitchens, private washer and dryers, cable televisions and scenic views of the mountains! Whether you are planning a family vacation to the Smokies or an escape to Pigeon Forge with your friends, we have everything you need for the perfect getaway at Cherokee Lodge Condos!

Take a look at all of our 2 and 3 bedroom condos in Pigeon Forge today to stay near the Pigeon Forge Winterfest Kickoff event! We look forward to seeing you soon at Cherokee Lodge Condos!