Things to Do at the Dollywood Harvest Festival
Named as the country’s best fall theme park event last year by USA Today, the annual Dollywood Harvest Festival is a must-see experience during the fall season. Below are some of the fun and exciting things to see and do at this year’s festival, you won’t want to miss.
See the Colossal Pumpkins
One of the newest additions Harvest Festival are more than a dozen colossal pumpkins that came from growers across the East Coast. These pumpkins weigh anywhere from 800 to more than 1500 lbs. each.
Great Pumpkin LumiNights Sets the Park Aglow
The largest addition ever made to Dollywood’s fall festival, Great Pumpkin LumiNights features artistic sculptures, whimsical scenes and delightful, family-friendly fun. Numerous lighted pumpkin displays throughout the park will delight families looking for a new and unique tradition.
Don’t Miss the All New Hoot Owl Hollow
New in 2022, Hoot Owl Hollow in Craftsman’s Valley features hundreds of pumpkins in Craftsman’s Valley including a 14’ tall owl created with more than 150 carved white pumpkins! Discover this enchanting hideaway with this giant glowing owl and its dozens of hooting friends roosting in the trees, atop buildings and across the hillside.
Find Handcrafted Goods Made by World-class Artisans
Visiting artisans from across the country share their talents through an array of handmade wares, spanning from functional to decorative. Each day is a picture-perfect opportunity for your family to enjoy the traditional experiences of a Smoky Mountain harvest!
Sample Tasty Harvest Festival Treats
A Smoky Mountain harvest means tasty treats as far as the eye can see. From smoked beef brisket and turkey legs to fried green tomatoes and sweet potato casserole, you will find plenty of culinary delights to tempt your tastebuds throughout the park. For a sweet treat, try a pumpkin spice milkshake or cinnamon rolls.
Dollywood is open 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. each day of operation during the Harvest Festival. The park is closed on Tuesdays throughout the festival. For more information and a park operating calendar, please visit www.dollywood.com or call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD.