Winterfest in Gatlinburg, Tennessee 2012

Winterfest lights at nightWinterfest in Gatlinburg, Tennessee begins November 5 and runs through February 17, 2013. That gives visitors time to choose days before Christmas or after to enjoy a get-away. Gatlinburg is a favorite tourist spot all year around but when the lights are turned on for Winterfest, it turns into a magical wonderland.

The Holidays are a busy time for everyone and it seems to start earlier and earlier every year. How would your family like to take a break from the festivities and enjoy a Christmas in Gatlinburg, Tennessee? The season starts early in Gatlinburg too so everyone can enjoy the lovely lights and activities that will be going on during the Holiday.

Gatlinburg’s Winterfest is one of the top 10 festivals in the United States. Millions of lights are lit and there are special concerts, shows and arts and crafts displays to add to the additional shopping and winter activities. Take a trolley ride and view all the best lights in comfort with a knowledgeable tour guide.

Shop the many local shops beautifully decorated for the Holidays and the many craft and vendor shows that take place during Winterfest. Enjoy Southern hospitality at its Holiday best in the many family restaurants with their Southern cooking in Gatlinburg and take part in the chili cookoff on the first day of Winterfest.


Gatlinburg Winterfest Highlights from GX Media.

A romantic getaway for two will help relieve the stress of the Holidays. Enjoy a quiet time in a winter cabin, ski the slopes and enjoy the light shows in the area. Gatlinburg is the heart of Winterfest but you will find it being celebrated throughout the region.

Another special attraction takes place on December 7, 2012 with the Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade makes its way down the decorated streets of Gatlinburg. Enjoy over 100 entries of bands, floats and helium balloons as they wend their way through the center of Gatlinburg. Thousands of people have enjoyed this treat and come back year after year to enjoy this special Holiday event.

You can use Winterfest in Gatlinburg to kick start your Christmas holiday, enjoy those special days before Christmas or just relax and unwind after your festivities are finished. Whenever you plan to visit Gatlinburg Winterfest, you will go home with wonderful and colorful memories.