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Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 23rd @ 6:00 PM
Free Entertainment and Seasonal Festivities

Kick off Winterfest with Us


The Island in Pigeon Forge is hosting its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with special guests, Paula Deen and country recording duo, The Young Fables. This year’s event will feature a free concert from Maryville-natives, The Young Fables, an a capella performance from Greyscale and an improv rap comedy feature from The Free Daps, who regularly perform at premier entertainment destinations such as Disney and Universal. End the night with an appearance from Paula Deen & the Deen Family as we light our 40-foot walk-through Christmas Tree. Guests are invited to arrive early to enjoy our 23-acre entertainment destination, including over 70 shops, restaurants and attractions. All event festivities and parking are free for guests.

FREE CONCERT: The Young Fables

The Young Fables are a country duo comprised of three-time American Idol vet Laurel Wright and Gretsch endorsed guitarist and vocalist Wesley Lunsford. The team is best known for their appearance on USA’s showcase television series Real Country featuring Shania Twain. They've appeared with such notable acts as Lauren Alaina, Josh Turner, Sara Evans, Chris Janson, Randy Houser, The Band Perry and Chris Lane.

Paula Deen & Santa

Child-like Wonder

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