Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas 2020

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If you plan to visit Pigeon Forge or the Smoky Mountains in November or December then be sure to check out the Smoky Mountain Christmas festival at Dollywood to experience an incredible “Smoky Mountain Christmas” filled with mountain music, 4 million dazzling lights, gorgeous decorated trees, yummy goodies, and more! The mixture of shows, costumes, music, parade, etc provide a Christmas experience that you won’t find anywhere else in the Smokies. Don’t just take our word for it, Dollywood was named one of the top theme parks in the world for the holidays by The Travel Channel! Check out some of the highlights below.

Dates and Hours for Dollywood Christmas Schedule 2020

The 2020 Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood begins on November 7 and lasts through January 3. They are not open every day, so be sure to check out the Dollywood Christmas schedule below to see the dates and hours that they are open to help you plan your visit. These dates and hours almost never change, but we suggest double checking the calendar on their website to make sure they will be open on the day you plan to visit.

Dollywood Christmas Shows

dollywood christmas shows
The Christmas shows at Dollywood are among the best in the area with incredible singers, dancers, musicians, costumes, lighting, set designs, stories, and more! Most of the shows are located in the indoor theaters throughout the park, which provides an excellent way to warm up on cold days and nights. The most popular Christmas shows at Dollywood are listed below. To get details on any of them, just click on their links to learn more.

Heart of the Holidays —which features several members of Dolly’s family and includes a mix of some of her holiday favorites alongside songs from her new Christmas album, A Holly Dolly Christmas — takes place in the DreamSong Theater.

Brand NEW for 2020!

dollywood christmas fireworksEnjoy an all-new Dollywood Christmas tradition! Dollywood will feature a brand new Christmas fireworks display called Merry & Bright! which celebrates the season with a colorful and energetic show. Every Friday and Saturday (and busier operating days) during Smoky Mountain Christmas, the “Merry & Bright” fireworks fill the sky with light and unfolds in rhythm to new holiday Christmas tunes. There are a variety of areas throughout the park where you can view this uplifting display.

Get Dollywood Discount Tickets!

Dollywood rarely offers coupons or discount tickets, so the absolute best way to save money is by bundling it with another show or attraction for an incredible deal! To see lots of discounted packages for Dollywood, click the button below!

Directions to Dollywood


2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Phone: 800-365-5996

Final Thoughts about Smoky Mountain Christmas

We hope this article has helped you see what all Dollywood has to offer during their Smoky Mountain Christmas. If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it on facebook or tweeting it to your friends to help spread the word.

If you have experienced Christmas at Dollywood, please let us and other know in the comments below what you thought about it!