4 Reasons to Visit The Island for Winterfest

Every year, our community kicks off the season with a nearly four month long celebration of winter. This year’s 26th Annual Winterfest in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee began on November 10th, 2015 at Patriot Park. Combining the decorations and events of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Winterfest offers visitors to The Smokies an all-encompassing celebration of the holiday season.

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At The Island in Pigeon Forge, we join in on the Winterfest celebration with a multitude of activities. From festive decorations to special events, guests can expect a number of activities to participate in during the winter months.

Here are just a few of the things guests can enjoy this season:

  1. Decorations:     Our 23-acre property offers the perfect backdrop for holiday decorations. From garland and bows to thousands of lights, The Island in Pigeon Forge transforms during Winterfest, creating a multitude of photo opportunities for guests. 
  1. Tree Lighting Ceremony:     To kick off the Christmas season, we will be hosting a Tree Lighting Celebration for the entire community. With our 35-foot tree being lit by a special guest and tons of festivities for the whole family, this event is ideal to add to your calendar this season. Visit our Facebook page to get the latest details as they are announced! 
  1. Santa:     What’s Christmas without Santa Claus? Here at The Island, we will have Santa visiting multiple days during Winterfest. Be sure to plan your trip around days he will be arriving by coordinating with our events page!
  1. Carolers:     In addition to other entertainers roaming The Island, this year we will have carolers for guests to enjoy. The Island Carolers will be performing classic Christmas songs on select days. And be on the lookout for Scrooge!

This year, The Island is celebrating Winterfest with, not only the activities above, but with a number of surprises and events for the whole family. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date on all the latest happenings here at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

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