The Christmas season is finally here, and we couldn’t be more excited! When the weather gets cooler, the city of Pigeon Forge, TN is transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with millions of festive lights. When you visit the Smoky Mountains this holiday season, we recommend attending one of the area’s fantastic Christmas shows. Filled with sing-along music and plenty of good cheer, these performances are the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit. To help you learn more about them, we’ve put together a guide to the top 5 Christmas shows in Pigeon Forge:
1. Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry
Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry is a truly epic show! This multi-million dollar production features everything you could possibly want in a holiday performance. A large live band plays all of your favorite Christmas tunes while dozens of festively-costumed dancers perform tightly choreographed routines. Guests can expect to see iconic Christmas characters grace the stage, including Sugar Plum Fairies, living toys, wacky elves, magical reindeer, and of course, Jolly Old Saint Nick himself.
A highlight of the show is the beautiful nativity scene, which features wise men, live camels, and flying angels. Whether you’re 3 years old or 93 years old, Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry is guaranteed to have something for you.
2. Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show
The Hatfields and the McCoys are the longest feuding families in America. The two clans have been going at it for generations, but in the spirit of the season, the families try to put their differences aside in the Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show. Spoiler alert: Getting along is easier said than done!
Audiences will be in stitches as the Hatfields and the McCoys dance, yell, and fight their way through the most wonderful time of the year. Of course, no Christmas celebration would be complete without some tasty food! Granny prepares a mouthwatering all-you-can-eat holiday feast complete with fried chicken, BBQ pulled pork, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, and a special dessert.
3. A Comedy Barn Christmas
A Comedy Barn Christmas is another one of the best Christmas shows in Pigeon Forge. Held at the famous Comedy Barn Theater, this hilarious show will have you saying “ha, ha, ha”, or maybe even “ho, ho, ho”! To celebrate the season, the Comedy Barn cast wears colorful Christmas costumes and performs plenty of side-splitting holiday-themed jokes.
Guests can expect to see ventriloquists, stilt walkers, trained animals, and lots of nonstop silliness. All of the material at the Comedy Barn is completely clean and family friendly, so you’ll definitely want to bring the kids! It’s no secret that this is one of the best Christmas shows in Pigeon Forge.
4. Country Tonite Christmas Show
Music lovers won’t want to miss the Country Tonite Christmas Show. This popular production at the Country Tonite Theatre features fantastic renditions of all the most well-known holiday songs. It’s virtually impossible not to sing along!
More than a few special guests have been known to drop by during the Country Tonite Christmas Show, including Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus, and dancing elves. Of course, the whole Country Tonite cast will be on hand as well, including the loveable goofball Bubba the Redneck Ranger.
5. Christmas at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show
Celebrate the holidays like never before when you attend the Christmas at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show! This show puts its own spin on the classic, “A Christmas Carol,” with Captain Scrooge and his crew. The Crimson and Emerald crews will battle on land, on deck, in water, and high above their pirate ships.
As you watch this Christmas show in Pigeon Forge, enjoy a holiday feast of creamy vegetable soup, ham, fried chicken, mac n cheese, and so much more.
Where to Stay in Pigeon Forge
When you stay with Timber Tops Cabin Rentals, you will be just a short drive from all of these amazing Christmas shows in Pigeon Forge. With everything from 1 bedroom cabins to 15 bedroom cabins, we are sure to have the perfect property for your escape. To start planning your vacation, browse our selection of cabins in Pigeon Forge!