Gatlinburg’s 46th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

December 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Event Name:  Gatlinburg’s 46th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade

Venue:  Gatlinburg Convention & Visitors Bureau

Venue address:  234 Historic Nature Trail

                Gatlinburg, Tennessee



Event Start:  12/03/2021  – 5:00

Event End:    12/03/2021  – 9:30

Event Website:

Expected number of attendees:  25000

Requested number of characters:  5-25

Requested character types:

Secure changing/staging area: Yes

Can troopers carry blasters: Yes

Can troopers carry/bring props like lightsabers and staffs: Yes

Is parking available: Yes

Is venue accessible to those with limited mobility: Yes

Amenities available at venue: Restrooms are available at the staging area, and at the end of the parade route. Water will also be at the staging area. Restaurants will be open/serving prior to parade lineup.

Comments: The Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade is recognized as one of the “Top 20 Events in the Southeast.” The parade takes place through the streets of Gatlinburg on December 3rd and is televised, with the festivities being broadcast on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day on local television stations in over 100 markets throughout the United States, giving millions of Americans the opportunity to experience a magical Smoky Mountain Christmas.