November is fantastic month to visit Pigeon Forge as it offers lower crowds in the first half of the month along with the kickoff of the holiday season with Winterfest, Christmas shows, shopping, and more! Below, we highlight 5 fun things to do in November throughout Pigeon Forge that people of all ages will love.


Pigeon Forge turns into a winter wonderland from November 22 – February 17 as the town lights up for Winterfest. Beautiful Christmas light displays are the main attraction during Winterfest. The town sparkles as millions of lights make up elaborate displays, including the 12 Days of Christmas in lights along the Pigeon Forge Parkway. In addition to the winter lights, there are a variety of events, parades, and trolley tours to enjoy all season long!

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See a Christmas Show

Numerous theaters throughout Pigeon Forge offer incredible Christmas shows beginning November 1st! If you want fun & laughter, the Hatfield & McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Show is sure to put a smile on your face. The annual Christmas Show at Country Tonite features performances inspired by holiday classics. Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede showcases performers on horseback, twinkling lights, Christmas music favorites and a festive four-course meal.

For more information about these Christmas shows and others in Pigeon Forge, and to get special discounts, visit:

Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood

Dollywood’s annual Smoky Mountain Christmas takes place November 9 – January 4. Visitors enjoy a variety of festive activities throughout the park. Glacier Ridge is the park’s winter wonderland filled with sparkling displays and Dollywood’s unique 50-foot video motion Christmas tree. You can also enjoy award-winning Christmas musical productions filled with holiday music and Christmas cheer. There’s also the Parade of Many Colors, an exciting holiday tradition with vibrant floats and interactive characters.

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Fireworks Celebration at the Titanic Museum

The Titanic Museum’s Thanksgiving Fireworks Celebration is a free, outdoor family event that happens on November 28. This year’s event features a musical tribute with singer, actor Caitlin Mesiano. The event kicks off at 7:00 pm and ends with a spectacular fireworks display.

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Black Friday Shopping

Pigeon Forge is a great place to do your holiday shopping as there are many stores that offer unique gifts. From outlet malls to specialty artisan shops, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your Christmas list. The Ramsey Hotel is centrally located in Pigeon Forge offering easy access to numerous stores as well as a great place to rest and take a break from your Black Friday shopping spree!

Stay Near the Fun

Whatever event might bring you to enjoy Pigeon Forge in November, be sure to book your stay in the heart of it all at The Ramsey Hotel and Convention Center.