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Your Guide to Pigeon Forge Christmas Light Tours

The town of Pigeon Forge shines during its Winterfest season. Amidst millions of twinkling lights, the spirit of the season shines strong.  Here a few ways to enjoy the beauty of the Christmas season:


City of Pigeon Forge Trolley Tours
Enjoy the comfort of the temperature controlled trolley while your host points out the highlights of the city. The Funtime Trolley Tour of Lights will run Monday through Friday starting at 6:30 p.m. except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. The final trolley tour of lights will run on the last Friday in January.

Where: Pigeon Forge Funtime Trolley Station at Patriot Park.
How much: The guided tour costs $5 per person.
For more info: Call the Pigeon Forge Fun-Time Trolley at 865-453-6444.

Winterfest Driving Tours

If you’d rather be in the driver’s seat, go on a Winterfest Driving Tour. You may pick up your FREE Driving Tour of Lights brochure and map at our Pigeon Forge Welcome Centers or at the Pigeon Forge Trolley Office. You can also download the Driving Tour of Lights brochure and map here.

City of Gatlinburg Trolley Tours
To view light displays in Gatlinburg, hop on Gatlinburg’s Winterfest Trolley Ride of Lights for a delightful 45-minute guided narrative tour of the city. Rides depart from the Gatlinburg Welcome Center at traffic light Number 5 (at the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies), beginning November 3rd. Rides are $4, scheduled to leave at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. nightly throughout November and December. The trolley is closed on Christmas day; rides resume in January on Saturday nights only. Look forward to seeing winking and dancing bears, toy soldiers, hot air balloons and much more… The rest you have to see for yourself!

Where: Gatlinburg Welcome Center at Ripley’s Aquarium, stoplight # 5 on the Parkway.
How much: The guided tour costs $4 per person.
For more info: Call the Gatlinburg Welcome Center at 865-436-0535.

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