Winterfest Parades

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!


Gatlinburg’s Fantasy Of Lights Christmas Parade

December 1, 2017 • 7:30 pm

The 42nd Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017. More than 60,000 people come to view the award winning parade featuring lighted floats, marching bands, equestrian units, giant balloons and of course Santa Claus! 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.


Sevierville’s 55th Annual Christmas Parade

December 2, 2017 • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Viewing the Christmas parade with friends and family is a great way to get in the Christmas spirit! This year’s parade takes place December 2, 2017 in downtown Sevierville from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.