Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade Comes to Town

On Friday, December 6, the 44th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade will roll through downtown Gatlinburg in celebration of the holiday season and the beginning of Gatlinburg Winter Magic.
The parade begins at 7:30 p.m. with a spectacular procession of holiday balloons, marching bands, and floats decorated by local businesses and groups that spans the length of downtown, beginning at the intersection of Baskins Creek Bypass and Hwy 321/East Parkway and ending on the Parkway at traffic light #10. City officials kick off the parade with an exciting tree lighting ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on the plaza at traffic light #3.

Additional Grandstand Seats are available for purchase this year, providing more opportunity for great views, comfortable seating, and a special gift for those who want to plan ahead. Tickets are $20 per person. Children under the age of 5 can seat on a parent’s lap for free. Seating for the grandstand begins at 5:30 p.m. on December 6.

An award-winning celebration, the Fantasy of Lights Parade has delighted over 20,000,000 people from around the country and has been named one of the top “Holiday Parades in North America” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Purchase Grandstand seats and learn more information about the 44th Annual Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade at