Christmas at The Smoky Mountain Opry Bigger, Brighter and Bolder Than Ever

Cindy Dupree # State

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – The 6th annual “Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry™” Theater opens Wednesday, Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 6, 2018.

The show boasts an array of holiday festivities, music, comedy and dance.

This year’s production features the biggest cast ever, with many specialty acts including award-winning aerialists Leann Farley and Simyon Gruzdev; comedic juggler, David Hirschi as Slim Chance; and impersonator and singer Charlie Bob Smith. Other cast members include singers, dancers, musicians, Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman. The Christmas show blends the music of the holiday season with audience favorites of country, gospel and pop accompanied by a Smoky Mountain Opry orchestra.

“Christmas at The Smoky Mountain Opry™” has 8 p.m. evening performances every night of the week and 3:30 p.m. matinees on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Tickets for the Christmas show are $56.95, plus tax for adults and children 11 and under are $24.95 plus tax. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more for the Christmas show.

Fee/Hedrick offers a combination show deal that offers tickets to “Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry™” for only $19.95 plus tax for adult tickets when guests buy a ticket to the “Hatfield and McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Feud™” for $56.95 plus tax for adults. With this combination deal, children are $24.95 plus tax to the “Hatfield and McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Feud™” and children are free to “Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry™” (up to age 11).

The show is created by executive producers David Fee and Jim Hedrick, and produced and directed by Michael Headla. The creative team consists of: Regina Laughlin, choreographer; Joel Bruce, production manager; Marshall Whaley, lighting designer; and Carol Culp, wardrobe supervisor.

The Smoky Mountain Opry™ Theater was awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for achieving a 5-star average rating on their site, making the “Smoky Mountain Opry”™ show one of the top-performing 10 percent of businesses worldwide on Trip Advisor.

About The Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Group

The Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Group is one of the largest show production companies in the southeast. The company also owns and produces other major shows in the Smoky Mountain area including “A Comedy Barn® Christmas”, The “Hatfield and McCoy Christmas Disaster Dinner Feud™” “The Smith Morning Christmas Show” starring Charlie Bob Smith and “Magic Beyond Belief™” starring Darren Romeo (which will reopen in March, 2018).

For more information, visit www.SmokyMountainOpry.com.