Friday, December 20, 2013

Smoky Mountain Festival of Lights

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Every year Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has a Festival of Lights over the holidays.  As the name implies, there are many beautiful light displays for people to enjoy.  There are several water mills in the mountains around Pigeon Forge, but this one can be seen only during the holidays.

52 comments:

Blackberry Lane said...

How lovely! Wishing you two a blessed Christmas.

Margaret Adamson said...

Hi Gordon. gorgeous lights. May I wish your and your family a VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS? I won't be posting or commenting as mush over this season.

Neal said...

That is gorgeous. We need to get to that area one Christmas. We've never been there at Christmas.

Karin said...

Some folks are soooo creative with lights! Wonderful - great shot of the whole scene! Merry Christmas George!

Sandra said...

i would really enjoy this festival of lights. beautiful

Jorge said...

Férias maravilhosas essas de luz e cor. Parabéns por essa belíssima e bucólica foto, George.
Deixo aqui as minhas saudações com votos de Feliz Natal e Próspero 2014.

Linda@arichtapestry said...

That's a beautiful depiction of a water mill done in lights. A Festival of Lights is magical. We have similar ones in the local botanical gardens (as soon as we have dark Winter evenings) and also on the river where the boats are decorated with lights and go floating along in the water.
A very peaceful Christmas to you and dear Betsy.

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Margaret Adamson said...

HI George I am sorry I left a comment but called you Gordon, I meant George!!

LV said...

I have been to Pigeon Forge many times, but never during the holidays. I know it must be beautiful. I have been to Nashville and stayed at the Opryland Hotel and enjoyed their lights. You both have the best and healthy holiday.

Betty Manousos said...

gorgeous festival lights! and terrific shot!

Busy Bee Suz said...

That is simply beautiful!!!!

Small City Scenes said...

Very creative. Love the lights at Christmas. That was one enjoyment we had as children---the Christmas drive. MB

Beth Edwards said...

i had a lady ask me what i love most about Christmas? i replied ... how can i pick only one thing i love about Christmas? i love everything. seriously. i love Christmas lights, the moments we spend together with friends & family, the trees, the snow, what have i missed? thanks for sharing your lighted evening. ( :

Happyone said...

That is so pretty.
We had a festival of lights every year where I used to live too. Quite amazing to see.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I love seeing all the fancy displays people put up. This one looks lovely.

MastHoliday said...

Beautiful photo and merry Christmas, George!

eileeninmd said...

I do love seeing the light displays at Christmas time. Beautiful shot, George!

diane b said...

A great light display and super shot.

Pallavi said...

Beautiful George :) Wish you and Betsy Merry Christmas. May this festive season bring a lot of joy and happiness your way :)

Jeevan said...

This is beautiful... and you well captured the light decoration. Merry Christmas and very happy New Year

rainfield61 said...

Wish you and Betsy, your queen, a Merry Christmas.

Ela said...

Beautiful decorations.
George, I wish You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !

troutbirder said...

Wow! That is fantastic. And Merry Christmas to you and Betsy. :)

Ginny said...

George, I have never seen anything like it, it is wonderful!!!

A Lady's Life said...

You succeeded in taking a wonderful picture.

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

a nice illumination

happy xmas and newyear

thanks

Linda said...

That's neat! I love how some places are available to the public for a Christmas tour.

Magia da Inês said...

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Cheqna said...

Hi George,

Wishing you and family a very happy X'Mas..have a great time with your family and friends.

:-)

A Lady's Life said...

Merry Christmas George to you and Betsy!!

Amelia said...

Hi George, very spectacular festival lights, absolutely beautiful!

Merry Christmas to you and all at home. My warmest regards to you.

MastHoliday said...

Very merry Christmas to you and your family..

Rajesh said...

Beautiful designs with light.

Ash said...

Happy Christmas to you and yours!

Betty Manousos said...

merry christmas!

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RAJIV SANKARAPILLAI said...

Merry Christmas !

RAJIV SANKARAPILLAI said...

Merry Christmas !

Craver Vii said...

I want to do this!! There are a few places where the lights look like they'd be good for a night shot, but I've been too busy to stop and get out of the car. Well, there's only a little time left... let's see if I can find an opportunity.

This one is especially nice because it is pure and simple. No streetlights or non-essentials to clutter up the image.

RAJIV SANKARAPILLAI said...

Beautiful !

Łucja-Maria said...

Gregore!!!
I wish you and your relatives a Happy New Year 2014 !!!
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Terry and Linda said...

That is beautiful!!! I like the idea of a set display instead of a parade. The parade is nice, but it goes by and then there is nothing.

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
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lronglim said...

Happy new year to you and your loved ones!

A Lady's Life said...

Happy New Year George to you and your lovely wife. Have a great day!!

Amelia said...

Hi George, Happy New Year to you and your loved ones. Wishing you abundance of joy, love and good health in the coming years.

Warmest regards.

Betty Manousos said...

happy new year! gorgeous lights indeed!

Indrani said...

It is a lovely capture!
A very happy new year to you and your loved ones!

Ash said...

Happy New Year to you and your family!

Lisa Buben said...

What a great shot George - I hope you had a wonderful holiday as I haven't been online as much. I hope your 2014 is great. Look forward to seeing more photos in the coming year.

Cheqna said...

Happy New Year George..hope all goes well from the start.

:-)

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Beautiful Lights...