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Top 5 Things You’ll Love About Christmas at Dollywood

If you’ve never visited Dollywood during the holidays, you’re missing out! This is one of the best times of the year to explore this popular theme park for a variety of reasons. Dollywood is the perfect family activity, especially during the Christmas season! Look at these top 5 things you’ll love about Christmas at Dollywood:

1. Beautiful Lights

dollywood chapel covered in lightsOne of the major reasons people love Christmas at Dollywood is the incredible display of lights. Everywhere you turn, there are holiday lights strung up, from buildings and trees. There are even displays with Santa Claus, snow people, and woodland creatures! You can really feel the spirit of Christmas when you walk through Glacier Ridge and see the 50-foot-tall video motion Christmas tree lighting up the night. The canopy of lights in Craftsman’s Valley is something you don’t want to miss. You should make your way through the park at least once when it’s dark out to really make the most of these beautiful lights.

2. Amazing Shows

The shows at Dollywood are always impressive, so the Christmas shows will definitely amaze you! Hear your favorite Christmas classics at Christmas in the Smokies show, sung by a 14 member cast. Do you love It’s A Wonderful Life? See it live and in person at Dollywood! There are plenty of other shows and concerts you can experience throughout the park. They run at different times, so check the calendar so you don’t miss the show you really want to see!

3. Character Meets

rudolph and clarice at dollywoodDo you have kids with you for Christmas at Dollywood? Don’t miss letting them meet all their favorite Christmas characters! You can get pictures with Santa Claus when you visit Santa Land in the Country Fair section of the park. Does your child love watching Rudolph go on his adventure every year for the holidays? You can meet Rudolph and all of his friends in Craftsman’s Valley!

4. Parade of Many Colors

The major event of Christmas at Dollywood is the Parade of Many Colors. The parade starts at 8 pm on operating days. Grab a place to stand and watch the incredible floats pass by, full of lights and characters you love. Keep an eye out for Santa and his friends!

5. Sweet Treats

gingerbread cookies and hot chocolateDuring Christmas at Dollywood, there are all kinds of sweet treats you should try. There’s peppermint hot chocolate all throughout the park. Spotlight Bakery has all kinds of gingerbread, sugar, and other cookies you’ll want to try. There are all kinds of treats and holiday meals you can find this time of year.

With all these great activities and treats, you will want to go to Christmas at Dollywood! Need the perfect place to stay? Look through our available rooms and book one for your trip today!