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Christmas in the Smokies
Date(s): Dec 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
Where: Fontana Village Resort, Fontana Dam
Bring your family and friends to the Smokies for a traditional Smoky Mountain Christmas Weekend featuring holiday festivities and winter fun! Call 800-849-2258 or click here.
Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas Event
Date(s): Dec 05, 2015 - Jan 02, 2016
When: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Cherokee Fair Grounds
Friday & Saturday nights only. (Dec 5 - Jan 2). Adults (13 yrs and older) $5; Children (6-12 yrs) $3; Children (5 years and younger) free. Enjoy the lights displays, live Santa Claus, synthetic ice rink, bazaar, food venders, interactive legends exhibits and a 40-foot Christmas tree! (closed December 24-26). Fireworks begin at 9 pm on New Year's Eve.
Classic Hike of the Smokies: Noland Creek
Date(s): Dec 08, 2015
Where: Lake Shore Drive, Bryson City
Enjoy an easy winter hike with Friends on the December Classic Hike to Noland in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Join Friends of the Smokies on this 4-mile round trip guided hike which is easy in difficulty and has a total elevation gain of 800 feet. Features historic homesites. This Classic Hike features Friends’ support for the water quality monitoring program a special holiday visit to the new Bryson City Visitor Center & Museum. A $10 donation for Friends members and $35 for non-members is requested to benefit the Smokies Trails Forever fund. More info on all hikes & registration