The fall season is one of the best times to be in the Smoky Mountains. Whether it’s fall events, pumpkin picking, or leaf peeping, there are many fall things to do in Pigeon Forge. There is no better way to experience the splendor of the season than with a Smoky Mountain getaway. We bring together Pigeon Forge fall events, the best places to see fall colors, traditional fall things to do, & more. And don't forget to check out our other amazing Pigeon Forge travel guides!
Autumn At Anakeesta
Experience the many colors of Autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains from Gatlinburg's award winning outdoor family theme park this fall. Enjoy Bavarian themed food and drinks, games, and live entertainment. Stroll through Vista Gardens to enjoy some stunning pumpkin carvings.Anakeesta Event
Scenic Helicopter Tours
Since 1972 the iconic Scenic Helicopter Tours has guided visitors high above the skies to experience the best sights of the Smokies. Be sure to book a tour to see the best of fall colors.Scenic Helicopter Tours
One of the best parts about this time of year is the plethora of autumn activities being celebrated in so many different ways. Young adults may enjoy Gatlinburg's Oktoberfest, while younger children will love picking pumpkins at Kyker Farms. Stop by a bluegrass festival or peruse handmade goods at a craft fair.Fall Festivals
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The 22nd of the month marks the first day of fall. As the leaves start to turn golden against the crisp blue skies, plan on some fun autumn outdoor activities to kick off the season.
The Shaggy Moose
Wake up and enjoy the taste of autumn at The Shaggy Moose in Wears Valley. In addition to their delicious breakfast served daily, they have an exceptional collection of fall themed coffees. Check out their pumpkin pie frappuccino, caramel pumpkin macchiato, or the simple pleasure of a hot chocolate. This delicious variety is available starting in August.The Shaggy Moose
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If you're looking for a place to see some of the most beautiful fall colors in the country, look no further than the Smoky Mountains. Look for peak colors in mid-October. There are countless ways to enjoy them.
Pigeon Forge Landing RV Resort
Does it get much better than camping with Mount LeConte in the background? Pigeon Forge Landing RV Resort has the newest accommodations and amenities set along a natural lazy river in the best location in the mountains. Choose a tent site or bring your RV.Pigeon Forge Landing
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Apple Raspberry Reserve
Apple Barn Winery
This classic from the Apple Barn is blended with raspberry juice for a medium sweet delicious flavor.
Tennessee Homemade Wines
A 100 year old recipe made from a combination of locally grown apples. This white blend is light, clean, and deliciously crisp.
Salted Caramel Moonshine
Smith Creek Distillery
The perfect combination of salty and sweet, with a nice smack in the face to finish.
King's Family Distillery
This family recipe comes from two year old whiskey and natural apple flavors combined with cane sugar, hints of vanilla, cinnamon, and smoky caramel for a flavor described as excellence in a bottle.
Red Apple Hard Cider
Tennessee Cider Company
This traditional flavor made from a blend of tart and crisp red apples makes for a perfect refreshment in the autumn months.
Caramel Apple Whiskey
Junction 35 Spirits
Stop by Junction 35 at The Mountain Mile to try out their multitude of tasty fall flavors.
If you're interested in things to do in Pigeon Forge in October, we've got some spooky activities in the Smoky Mountains for you to try. But beware: these spooktacular adventures are not for the faint of heart. These attractions are open year round, but this is our favorite time to enjoy them.
The Haunting Of Hyde House
The elegant and mysterious Hyde House has sat vacant and deteriorating for many years. Local legend claims the mansion is cursed with tormented spirits haunting the hallways. When your group is abandoned by its tour guide, you will meet one of these ghostly residents: Little Isabella. You must solve her puzzles to finally free her from this earthly purgatory.Enter If You Dare
Masters Of Magic
Have you ever been curious about the other side of magic? Enter the Realm of Illusions, where a legendary magician has invited you to participate in a magical challenge. You must solve an array of tricks and puzzles to progress through Reflecto's historic theater to find your way into this mystical realm.Mystify
Your job in this spooky escape room is to decide whether or not the notorious Worthington Mansion is truly haunted by the rumored spirits and terrible secrets of its past. Your investigation will decide the truth; but don't forget - you can't escape until it does.Escape
The ruins of another old mansion sit abandoned by a reclusive and eccentric family. You've heard the rumors; there is a ghostly presence that looms over the old estate. You and your team must race against the clock to uncover the mansion's secrets before it's too late.Break Out
Outbreak: Dread The Undead
Explore the remains of a destroyed laboratory where the DNA-altering experiments of biotechnology experts at the once notorious Chemacorp have gone terribly wrong. With the building on lockdown, you must fight your way through an army of the undead and avoid infection to find the exit.Explore