Winterfest Parades

Smoky Mountain Winterfest Parades 2016

Make your Smoky Mountain Christmas special by celebrating the season with Winterfest Parades in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Sevierville!

Everyone loves a parade, especially during Winterfest in the Smoky Mountains. These annual parades bring the Christmas spirit right down the Parkway and are sure to become a new tradition for you and your family. You will see amazing floats, baton twirlers, classic cars, hear bands from around our region playing all your favorite holiday music and most importantly, the big man in red, Santa Clause!


41st Annual Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Parade

Friday, December 2, 2016

What’s it like to attend one of the holiday parades during Winterfest? In a word: Amazing! Imagine joining thousands of friendly folks as you line the streets of charming Gatlinburg, Tennessee under the twinkling Winterfest lights. You will enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. Come celebrate Winterfest with us! Enjoy the Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Parade on Friday, December 2th, 2016.

The award winning parade begins at 7:30 with more than 60,000 people in attendance. Featuring brightly lit floats, marching bands, equestrain units, and giant balloons, Gatlinburg’s Fantasy Of Lights Parade will surely get you in the holiday spirit. The parade route starts at traffic light 1A on Hwy 321 (East Parkway) and travels to Hwy 441 (Main Parkway) and continues from light 3 to traffic light 10.


54nd Annual Sevierville Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Make your Smoky Mountain Christmas special by celebrating the season with a parade! Everyone gathers near the intersection of Court Ave. and Forks of the River Parkway in historic downtown Sevierville, TN to watch the Sevierville Christmas Parade held this year on December 3th, 2016 at 9 am.