Top Christmas Holiday Shows in the Smokies: 2016 Edition

The top Christmas Holiday Shows in the Smokies: 2016 Edition are filled with lively entertainment sure to please and offer a great way to celebrate the season with family and friends. With Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN offering the most venues for live entertainment in the Smoky Mountains, you have your choice of 11 Top Christmas Holiday Shows in the Smokies!

Top Christmas Holiday Shows in the Smokies: 2016 Edition

Enjoy an evening of top-notch holiday entertainment at Country Tonite Theater! (photo: Country Tonite)

While you’re taking in all the twinkling lights of Smoky Mountain Winterfest or shopping until you drop, be sure to take in a show or two…or four! The Smokies come to life with holiday music and fun this season!

A Comedy Barn Christmas, Pigeon Forge
It’a a holiday filled with laughter as only the Comedy Barn can deliver this season. They’ve traded in the overalls, well some of them, for some really funny Christmas costumes and they’ll be singing and clogging and laughing all the way through to the new year! And don’t forget those darling Comedy Barn Canines that are sure to warm your heart this Christmas! For ticket prices and reservations, visit A Comedy Barn Christmas or call 865-428-5222 or 800-29-LAUGH.

Christmas Show at Dixie Stampede, Pigeon Forge
Guests will enjoy a 4-course meal and 32 majestic horses at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede; however during the holidays, the arena is transformed into a snowy magical forest complete with a Live Nativitity scene and Sugar Plum Fairy Parade. Of  course, there’s the friendly competition between the elves of the North and South Poles where you can join the fun! For ticket prices and reservations, visit Christmas at Dixie or call 865-453-4400.

Christmas at The Smoky Mountain Opry, Pigeon Forge
Christmas at The Smoky Mountain Opry features award-winning aerialists, ice skaters, and live animals including donkey, camels and a rare white lion. You’ll be amazed as angels take flight with laser light effects and a special winter’s snowfall, this is one show that’s sure to become a Christmas favorite. For ticket prices and reservations, visit Christmas at The Smoky Mountain Opry or call 865-428-7469. Also, don’t miss the Smith Family Christmas Morning Show with Charlie Bob Smith and friends at 10:30 a.m.

Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival, Pigeon Forge
This year’s annual Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival will be held December 7-10, 2016 at the Ramada Inn & Smoky Mountain Convention Center. With dozens of bluegrass musical acts and workshops, you’ll see why this festival has folks coming back year after year for some of the region’s finest bluegrass music presented by Jordan Entertainment. For tickets and information, visit Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival or call 919-779-5672.

Country Tonite’s Smoky Mountain Christmas, Pigeon Forge
Relax, sit back and be transported into a colorful winter wonderland at the “2016 Best Show Winner” by readers of local newspaper, The Mountain Press. Country Tonite’s Smoky Mountain Christmas show features all the holiday classics performed by their talented cast of singers and dancers. For ticket prices and reservations, visit County Tonite Smoky Mountain Christmas or call 865-453-2003.

Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Lumberjack Adventure Dinner Show, Pigeon Forge
With a brand-new holiday adventure, Dolly’s team weaves a heart-warming tale of two lumberjack families who live in the forests of Timber Ridge where the world’s best Christmas trees are grown. Problem is Timber Ridge is also home to an old, worn-out sawmill. A special visitor comes to lend a hand, or axe, and helps show the families the true spirit of the holiday. For ticket prices and reservations, visit Lumberjack Adventure or call 844-322-4400.

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas, Pigeon Forge
New this season, is the production of “It’s A Wonderful Life” along with Dolly’s special Parade of Many Colors each evening. Some other great live shows at Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas include “An Appalachian Christmas,” “Christmas with the Kingdom Heirs,” and “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” For tickets and more info, visit Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas or call 800-365-5996.

Hatfield & McCoy’s Christmas Disaster Dinner Show, Pigeon Forge
Pa Hatfield and Ma McCoy declare they put the FUN in dysFUNctional, so join these two feuding families for great dinner and a lively show as they try to just get along during the holidays! Hilarious mayhem ensues along with a lot of good singin’ and dancin’! For ticket prices and reservations visit Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show or call 800-985-5494.

iMPOSSiBiLiTiES Winter Magic, Gatlinburg
Spend a wonderful winter evening at the Iris Theater in the Gatlinburg Space Needle with the magical comedy of funny men Chris Collins and Erik Dobell. iMPOSSiBiLiTies Magic Mindreading & Mayhem serves up holiday fun for the entire family. Kids of all ages love these guys! For ticket prices and reservations, visit Impossibilities Magic Mindreading & Mayhem or call 888-482-3330.

Sweet Fanny Adam’s “Mistletoe & Malarky,” Gatlinburg
They’re celebrating their 40th holiday season at Sweet Fanny Adams with the production of “Mistletoe and Malarkey.” Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre serves up another hilarious Vaudeville style holiday show featuring their very own unique take on the 12 Days of Christmas. Enjoy song, dance, and comedy all with Sweet Fannie’s special flair for the holidays! For ticket prices and reservations, visit Sweet Fanny Adams or call 877-388-5784.

“The Christmas Story” at Biblical Times Theater, Pigeon Forge
Biblical Times Dinner Theater recreates “The Christmas Story” through the prophetic eyes of Simeon and with amazing 3-D holographs for a one-of-a-kind show. This year, the first half of the show features traditional, Victorian English songs and costumes along with a delicious prime-rib dinner. For ticket prices and reservations, visit Biblical Times Christmas Story or call 865-908-3327.

 

 

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