Smoky Mountains Fall Events & Festivals

Smoky Mountains fall activities range from super spooky Halloween events, to beautiful scenic fall drives, and of course a slew of events in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg as the colors begin to change. Here are some of our top picks for events and things to do in the Smoky Mountains this October.

Annual Rotary Club Craft Fair

October 1 - 31

Head on over to Patriot Park this October and you'll spot a giant red and white striped tent that houses 75 different artisan booths featuring unique handmade items. The Rotary Club Crafts Festival offers visitors a chance to shop for some fall décor or even purchase some early holiday gifts. Parking is free and 100% of donated admission goes to local charities.

Craft Festival

Fall At Kyker Farms

September 25 - October 31, 2021

Kyker Farms has tons of fun for families during the fall months. Beginning in September, head to the farm for corn mazes, hayrides, a petting zoo, bonfires, pumpkin patch and more. Corn maze prices for ages 3-5 are $9 and ages 6 and up is $14.50.

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Chalkfest at The Island

October 10, 2021

The annual Chalkfest at The Island promises an excellent showcase of both professional and aspiring talent. This year's theme is food - the recipes, traditions, and stories that continue to be passed down and preserve our Smoky Mountain heritage. The event is free and is sure to stir up your appetite.


Wears Valley Fall Fest

October 15-17, 2021

This one of a kind fall festival sponsored by Keep Sevierville Beautiful offers three days of family fun. Don't miss out on the crafters, entertainers, and variety of interactive activities for all ages. Call (865) 774-6677 for any questions about the event.

Wears Valley Fall Fest

Ober's Oktoberfest

September 24 - October 31, 2021

The tenth annual Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg celebrates some of the most time honored traditions of the original festival in Munich, Germany. There will be activities for all ages, with one of the biggest highlights being the delicious Bavarian-inspired food. Enjoy the schnitzel, bratwurst, strudel, and more!


Fall Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair

October 9-24, 2021

The annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair will return to the Gatlinburg Convention Center this October. Stop by daily to see demonstrations from talented artisans, view their creations and even shop and take some home with you. The crafts you'll find here make great gifts for the upcoming holiday season!

Craftsmen's Fair

Brewfest at Anakeesta

September 18, 2021

Anakeesta will be hosting its first EVER BrewFest in September! Explore a wide variety of local seasonal brews and gorgeous Smoky Mountain views Saturday, September 18th. Take a ride on our Chondola to the top of Anakeesta mountain and stroll through the park to enjoy multiple different brewery stations while taking in the fun and excitement at Firefly Village, Black Bear Village and Vista Plaza.


Fall Kidsfest at The Inn on the River

September 30 - October 30, 2021

Get your little one into the fall spirit by decorating pumpkins! Every Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 2 - 4 PM, the Inn on the River provides all the supplies for the ultimate pumpkin decorating extravaganza. Pumpkin painting is 100% complimentary for kids 12 and under.

Fall Kidsfest

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