The Best Halloween Events Pigeon Forge, Sevierville & Gatlinburg

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There is a chill in the air, the leaves are starting to change color and the store fronts are filling up with cobwebs, pumpkins and scary masks. Halloween is just around the corner, making this is a fun time of year to be in the festival mountain towns of Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg. There are plenty of great events to look forward to at this time of year, so let’s take a look at some of the Halloween celebrations. Many of them are free and family friendly, and there is a good chance that you will return home with a bag full of candy and a smile on your face.

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The Island’s Halloween Carnival

Come one, come all and see a variety of circus sideshows, including high-flying acrobats, stilt walkers, contortionists and more. You won’t want to miss our roaming dance performers as they transform their traveling act into a haunted circus caravan!

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Enjoy free photos with family and friends taken at our Selfie Studio and gather candy and treats as you explore The Island. Don’t forget to arrive early in costume and enjoy 1/2 off unlimited rides passes all day long!


CandyBash At Pathways Church

Pathways Church in Sevierville will be offering free food and Trunk or Treat for the kids from 4 – 6 on October 29.. This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy together. The church is located across from Sevier County High School.

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Every year, the Pigeon Forge Community Center hosts a safe, non-scary event for families to go trick or treating. This event takes place at the Pigeon Forge Community Center the Thursday before Halloween. At the event you’ll find vendors from local Pigeon Forge businesses offering candy for the kids.

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Some of the vendors will have some fun displays and interactive elements for you and the family to enjoy too! In addition to the trick-or-treating, you’ll be able to enjoy entertainment and a haunted house. This event is totally free, and a must-attend tradition of the Pigeon Forge Community.

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Annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival

A fantastic family Halloween day event from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Fun for visiting guests and local residents – contests, costumed characters, candy and a pumpkin contest plus trick or treat safety from the Gatlinburg Police Department and fire safety from the Gatlinburg Fire Department.

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The 2017 Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival will be held October 31 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Contests, costumed characters, games, food vendors and lots of candy will help make an unforgettable event for resident and visitors of all ages.

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Sheriff’s Halloween Block Party

This Halloween, Sheriff Ron Seals would like to offer a free and safe environment for the youth of Sevier County to spend their Halloween night. This years Spooktacular Block Party will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 6:00pm-10:00pm in Downtown Sevierville at our Main Jail Facility.

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This “Spooktacular”, provided by Sevier County Sheriff’s Office is offered at no cost for Sevier County residents to attend with their entire families. Children will have the opportunity to trick or treat with local fire, police, and other government agencies that work within Sevier County.

These are just a few of the great Halloween events that will be taking place around Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlingburg this year. What do you and your family have planned for your spooky celebrations this Halloween?