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5 Must-See Pigeon Forge Christmas Shows to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Long before Santa Claus ever arrives in town in the wee hours of Christmas morning, the holiday spirit takes over the Smoky Mountains in anticipation of his arrival! The Smokies transform into a winter wonderland full of cheer, Southern hospitality and great fun for all as holiday lights and fresh snow cover our beautiful mountain towns! One of the best parts of winter in the Smokies is the number of entertaining Christmas shows that are sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Here are 5 must-see Pigeon Forge Christmas shows to get in the holiday spirit:

1. Christmas Show at Country Tonite

Experience the magic of Christmas at the Christmas Show at Country Tonite! You’ll experience beautiful renditions of Christmas classics alongside perfectly planned choreography, ornate holiday sets and colorful costumes that bring the reason for the season to the stage! This nostalgic holiday celebration has become a favorite for all ages of guests! Special guest performers, Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus and the Sugar Plum Fairy all make appearances in this Pigeon Forge Christmas show!

2. Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Feud

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Just be glad this family feud is happening on stage and not at your own family Christmas dinner! Phew! The Hatfield and McCoy families try their darndest to put their differences aside in the spirit of the holiday season in Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Feud. You’ll enjoy the two families as they compete in singing, dancing, feats of strength, stunts and comedy, all with a holiday theme! This Pigeon Forge Christmas show includes a tasty Southern homestyle holiday feast for visitors.

3. Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Christmas Show

If you’re looking for action this holiday season, Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Christmas Show is overflowing with it! This Pigeon Forge Christmas show features burly lumberjacks who compete in 13 different lumberjack events, like high-energy axe throwing, sawing, chopping, log rolling, speed climbing and much more! You’ll enjoy holiday twists on these events as well as original music inspired by folklore of the forest. If only we had a penny for every kid who says they want to grow up to be a lumberjack after seeing this show!

4. Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Dolly Parton's Stampede buildingA nostalgic holiday adventure complete with all of your favorite Christmas songs awaits in Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede! The Stampede arena is transformed into a magical holiday atmosphere with twinkling lights, evergreens, poinsettias and old-fashioned holiday costumes at one of the more popular Pigeon Forge Christmas shows. A total of 32 magnificent horses and their highly skilled riders take to the stage and show off their talents while elves from the North Pole and South Pole take part in competitions as a full four-course feast is served to guests!

5. Comedy Barn Christmas

The fine folks over at The Comedy Barn are confident that they have the funniest Christmas show in not just the Smokies, but the world! Comedy Barn Christmas is all Christmas from start to finish; Christmas music, Christmas costumes and Christmas acts take over the stage and put you in the holiday spirit all while providing knee-slapping laughs that seemingly never end! And, of course, Santa makes an appearance in this Pigeon Forge Christmas show!

These Pigeon Forge Christmas shows will leave you grinning from ear to ear and full of the holiday spirit! You can be within close proximity to these shows by staying in one of our Smoky Mountain cabins during your trip! Take a look at our Pigeon Forge cabins to find the perfect place to stay this holiday vacation! Be sure to explore all the other wonderful ways to celebrate Christmas in the Smoky Mountains this year!