Fall in Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains
The changing of the leaves to fall colors and cooler temperatures mark the beginnings of fall in Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains. There’s no better time to enjoy the exceptional beauty of the mountains than in the fall season.
Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or just trying to keep the kids busy during fall break, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Pigeon Forge during the fall.
You’ll find plenty of fall festivals in Pigeon Forge to keep you busy throughout the season. Enjoy quilting demonstrations, a petting zoo, train rides, farmer’s market and more at Old Mill Heritage Day. If you love autumn, southern gospel and pumpkins galore, then come to the Harvest Festival at Dollywood. And for arts and crafts lovers, a stop at the Rotary Club Crafts Festival is a must.
The fall season is one of the best times of the year to visit the Great Smoky Mountains. Go horseback riding down mountain trails as the leaves are changing colors. Experience nature with a birds-eye view as you zoom through the mountains and trees on a ziplining adventure. Test your fishing skills during the annual Fall Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament for a chance to win cash and prizes. There’s something for everyone!
Go trick or treating on Halloween night at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Get unlimited rides for $5 when you wear a costume and enjoy live Bluegrass music throughout the evening on the Ole Smoky Stage. Throughout October, Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin LumiNights features spectacular lighted pumpkin displays, whimsical scenes and loads of fun family activities to experience.
From the sounds of music and the laughter of family-friendly comedy to the skill of acrobats and the mystery of magic, Pigeon Forge shows offer world-class entertainment year-round. Make plans to check out some of the newest shows in Pigeon Forge such as Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud and Adventure Park and Pirate’s Voyage Dinner and Show.