September 24- October 30, 2021
Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana provides bushels of fun thanks to everyone’s favorite Smoky Mountain tradition, Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin LumiNights. Dollywood stays open late each evening giving families more time to enjoy the glow of thousands of carved pumpkins throughout the park.
Dollywood guests also can enjoy the spectacular artistry of visiting crafters from across the country or sample the special harvest-themed food items from Dollywood’s award-winning foods team. Each day is a picture-perfect opportunity for families to enjoy the experiences of a Smoky Mountain harvest.
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.
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 and Thursdays throughout the festival. For more information and a park operating calendar, please visit www.dollywood.com or call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD.