Gatlinburg – Pigeon Forge – Sevierville - Townsend Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival September 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014 Fall decorations, events, entertainment, and local craft exhibits. Beginning in September, the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival season finds the folks decorating and celebrating the beginning of fall with a variety of events and festivals in Tennessee. September’s warm, sunny days and cool, clear nights mix with just the right amount of rain to transform 800 square miles of lush green forest into a brilliant palette of vibrant autumnal colors.
Pigeon Forge - Dollywood National Southern Gospel Harvest Celebration September 22, 2014 - November 1, 2014 Fall in the Smoky Mountains means incredible foliage and soul-stirring Southern gospel music at the Dollywood National Southern Gospel and Harvest Celebration presented by Humana. Enjoy the park’s beautiful autumn decor as you browse artistry created by the country’s finest crafters. Plus, Dollywood’s restaurants honor the harvest season with a selection of special dishes showcasing the season’s finest ingredients. www.dollywood.com
Townsend - Townsend Visitors Center Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timers' Day September 26, 2014 - September 27, 2014 A celebration of the history, people, and traditions of Townsend TN, Cades Cove, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. www.townsendchamber.org Gatlinburg - Ober Gatlinburg Oktoberfest at Ober September 26, 2014 - November 2, 2014 Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating October with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music, but you don’t have to don your finest lederhosen or dirndls to be a part of the fun. www.obergatlinburg.com
Pigeon Forge – Old Mill
Old Mill Heritage Day
September 27, 2014
Experience the past now at the Old Mill Heritage Day in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Take the whole family to this event for a fun filled day!
Gatlinburg - Arrowmont Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival October 3, 2014 - October 5, 2014 A family oriented fine arts festival featuring juried artists from around the country and music on the campus of Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts in downtown Gatlinburg. www.gfaf.net Gatlinburg - Ripley’s Ripley’s Fright Nights Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday in October Fright Nights shows run every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October. Shows are kicked off nightly at 6:13pm with a character parade. www.ripleys.com/gatlinburg/ Gatlinburg - Gatlinburg Convention Center Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair October 9, 2014 - October 26, 2014 Art, crafts and music lovers can find almost 200 booths featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople are on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment. www.craftsmenfair.com
Taste of Autumn
October 28, 2014 - October 28, 2014
Gatlinburg swings into fall in the most delightful way as dining and dancing will highlight Gatlinburg’s Taste of Autumn on Tuesday, October 28 at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
Pigeon Forge - Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas November 8, 2014 - January 3, 2015 Walk amid a winter wonderland of four million lights as you enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions for the entire family. Settle in for one of the park’s holiday shows, before gathering around the table for a delicious holiday meal served at one of the park’s many restaurants. Visit Santa’s Workshop where larger-than-life toy soldiers, wagons, a dollhouse, sailboats and other classic toys will astound you! Santa is also the centerpiece and star of the Parade of Lights that will come prancing throughout the park. www.dollywood.com
Gatlinburg - Ripley's Aquarium Plaza Veterans Day Celebration November 11, 2014 - November 11, 2014 Join Gatlinburg in saluting America's veterans of the Armed Forces, featuring stirring musical numbers and words of tribute on Ripley's Aquarium Plaza. www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=14