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The Smoky Mountain Palace

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Address: 179 Collier Dr, Sevierville, TN 37862-6902
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+1 800-926-6077
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

THOMAS KINDADE'S "CHRISTMAS OF LIGHT" is the new, visually...

THOMAS KINDADE'S "CHRISTMAS OF LIGHT" is the new, visually stunning celebration of the holiday season. Inspired by America's 'painter of light', Mr. Kinkades art serves as a wondrous backdrop to the songs of the season! From November through the beginning of January the newly restored Smoky Mountain Palace presents this joyous musical event in its 1700 seat theater featuring the best in audience conveniences including spacious lobby, concessions, Kinkade art gallery, clean restrooms and plenty of parking. The stage is the largest stage in the Pigeon Forge / Sevierville area. Happy Holiday! Merry Christmas!

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Christmas of Light

We attended the Thomas Kinkade Christmas of Light show. Best show ever! Beautiful backgrounds, talented singers & musicians. Learned several were from our local area in the Shoals... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2016
Paula G
Florence, AL, United States
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had tickets for Nov 16 at 2 pm. Went to the palace and no other cars there. Went to doors- they were locked. Called number- found out they were closed and building was available for rent. Checked at local welcome center and was told they have been closed for quite a while with no plans of reopening.

Thank Diane M
Florence, AL, United States
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

We attended the Thomas Kinkade Christmas of Light show. Best show ever! Beautiful backgrounds, talented singers & musicians. Learned several were from our local area in the Shoals of Alabama. So nice to be able to meet them after the performance.

2 Thank Paula G
Seward, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We were not sure what to expect when we went into this show. When it was over all we wanted was to see it again. The musical talent in this show was amazing. Daniel Emmett did not leave a dry eye with his versions of the "Prayer" and " O Holy Night". I cannot wait to see more from him.... More 

2 Thank Erin O
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

While on vacation me and my wife got online to find something to do on a rainy night and we came across the Thomas kincade Christmas spectacular which was more than we imagined . As art lovers we enjoyed the selected artwork that was available for sale and the vip experience highlighting his life which is also amazing . The... More 

2 Thank Chris F
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

There really are no words for this event!! The talent is thru the roof! I cried at "The Prayer" The voices are the best in the area hands down! The production is spectacular in every way. The look, sound, costume, setting, décor it is all top notch. I wish they would offer a year long rendition of the show for... More 

3 Thank Cheyanne M
Wilson, New York
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

A family friendly tribute to a great artist. It combines Thomas Kinkade's spectacular paintings with traditional Christmas music and songs, as well as future classics from award winning composers. We traveled a great distance to experience this production and we were not disappointed. As the show came to a close, we were filled with the joyful message of the Christmas... More 

1 Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the Smokey Mountain Palace we saw Thomas Kinkades Christmas of Light. It was a awesome show that really gets you into the Christmas spirit.

4 Thank John J
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

I cannot say anything that could be better worded than most of the reviews. We loved the performance. My career offered the opportunity to attend shows all over North America for thirty years and this performance is great. On December 23 there was a rather small audience. The show deserves full theaters. This theater is excellent but I doubt that... More 

4 Thank Rt66tbird
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

I took my mother and her BFF (both in their 80's) to see the show - I read a few reviews prior but really did not know what to expect. It's unlike anything you've ever seen - There are 7 gigantic screen drops that are used as the backgrounds to the performance. My mother and her friend were in awe... More 

2 Thank Benjamin H
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is a wonderful show. The singing is amazing and I do not like opera but I melted when they were singing. It also brings a new appreciation for Thomas Kincaid work and what a painter he was and talent that we have lost. Thank you to his brother Paul for keeping him alive in our hearts and on the... More 


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