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Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas parade brings winter magic to East Tennessee

The parade lit up downtown Gatlinburg with tons of lights, floats and festive displays.

Gatlinburg's Fantasy of Lights Christmas parade kicked off Friday night, featuring tons of floats and Christmas cheer!

The parade took place Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and lasted for a little over an hour, traveling through downtown Gatlinburg after stepping off from the Baskins Creek Bypass on Highway 321/East Parkway.

You can watch it again below:

The 44th annual parade signaled the start of the holiday season as well as the official start of Gatlinburg Winter Magic. The parade included a spectacular procession of holiday balloons, marching bands, dancers and floats decorated by local businesses and groups.

Alyvia Alyn Lind, best known and adored for her role as a young Dolly Parton in two NBC movies based on the song "Coat of Many Colors," was the grand marshal of the 2019 Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade.

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Alyvia Alyn Lind

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