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Ok. So maybe I learned this on David Letterman? I like lists and wanted to share this list with you because it’s all about Christmas in the Smoky Mountains. You can’t go wrong!
This list has been talked about, tweeted, shows up on search engines, etc. It’s on its way to becoming famous! This list is also enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Smoky Mountains each year and this is YOUR year!

Drum Roll Please!

10. See five million shining lights while you’re on the Winterfest Trolley Tour of Lights.

November 13th – January 10th, 2014. Enjoy viewing 5 million holiday lights from the comfort of a heated, enclosed trolley. Complete with your own personal tour guide, sharing stories about the history of Pigeon Forge and it’s Winterfest displays. Tickets are just $5.00 per person.

9. Enjoy Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival.

November 9th through January 4th, 2014. Headlined by this year’s production of a Christmas Carol, Dollywood shows why it is a five time award winner of America’s Best Christmas Event. Featuring over four million holiday lights, more than 20 Christmas themed rides and holiday attractions, Dollywood reamains a Christmas must see for your family’s holiday vacation. Click here for more information on Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival.

8. Stay at the Inn at Christmas Place and enjoy 4 star accommodations while being surrounded by everything Christmas

Located on the Parkway right in the middle of the Christmas action, you will be surrounded by everything Christmas the moment you step in this World class Inn. Guest amenities include an indoor pool, gameroom, fitness center, and of course, a singing Santa. Click here to see a photo gallery.

7. Participate in the 3rd annual Salute to Veterans Parade

Join the city of Pigeon Forge as they honor all veterans through a “Salute to Veterans Parade” on
November 12, 2013 at 4:30 PM. And if you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, the Grand Marshall of the parade this year is Rocky Bleier who is also a Vietnam Vet. 
6. Attend the 24th Annual Sevierville Winterfest Kick Off with Music, Lights, and Magic

After the Salute to Veterans Parade on
November 12, 2013, stop by Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge where you will enjoy holiday music, lights, and entertainment to Kick off the 24th Annual Winterfest celebration. Bring the kids to meet Santa!

5. Attend the 24th Annual Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff

On November 13, 2013, Vote for your favorite chili recipe during the 24th annual Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff, complete with millions of LED Christmas lights and a holiday festival with food, family, and friends.

4. Shop the Titanic Gift Shop brimming with Classic Christmas gifts and ornaments.

The entire ship inside and out will be aglow with Christmas lights and decorations. In the gift shop, you will find children’s toys, collectible hand-painted Christmas ornaments, beautiful jewelry, and gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. 

3. Watch it Snow Each night, Thanksgiving and every Saturday in December, at the Titanic.

Each night, Thanksgiving and every Saturday in December, the Titanic will produce real, falling snow off the bow of the ship. Click Here for more information including dates and times for this event. 

2. Celebrate Thanksgiving during Titanic Museum Attraction’s second annual fireworks extravaganza.

Thanksgiving night, November 28, 2013 at 7:30pm, the night sky will be ablaze in colorful bursts of light and fantasy during the Titanic Museum Attraction’s second annual fireworks extravaganza honoring the lives and legacies of the ship’s passengers, crew and rescuers. Click Here for more information including dates and times for this events. 

AND…the #1 reason to visit Pigeon Forge, Tn. during Christmas 2013….

1. Meet The Titanic ‘Fantasy’ Princess, this year’s beautiful addition to the annual Titanic Christmas Winter Wonderland.

The Titanic ‘Fantasy’ Princess is this year’s beautiful addition to the annual Titanic Christmas Winter Wonderland, which features thousands of holiday lights, Edwardian-style decorations, costumed merry-makers and a Gift Shoppe brimming with one-of-a-kind selections. Also available is a magical photo op with the princess herself.
Click Here for more information including dates and times for this events. 

Well, if you have any questions, let me know. I’d be glad to help. If you have any photos of your family visiting Pigeon Forge during Christmas, post them to our facebook page – Titanic Museum Attraction.  Share the Christmas spirit with us!

Yours Truly, 

Chief Purser Erin Wicker