Top 5 September Events in the Tennessee Smokies

Top 5 September Events in the Tennessee Smokies

September events in Gatlinburg, September events in Pigeon Forge, September events in Sevierville

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Mark Your Calendar for these September Events in the Tennessee Smokies

The month of September is full of fun and exciting events all across the Tennessee Smokies, from Sevierville to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly events, food and drink events, live music or free festivals, you’ll have plenty of options to choose. Be sure to pick up the Tennessee Smokies Visitors Guide for even more events throughout the year.

Top 5 September Events in the Tennessee Smokies

Here are our top five events happening in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge during September.

Beginning Sept. 6: Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival

For fall fun in Gatlinburg, don’t miss the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival. The mountain town embraces the season for 12 weeks. The free festival features festive decorations, live entertainment and much more.

Sept. 12: Gatlinburg’s Taste of Autumn

Get a taste of Gatlinburg’s dining scene during Gatlinburg’s Taste of Autumn on Thursday, Sept. 12. Attendees can indulge in signature dishes from the town’s best restaurants. Proceeds from Taste of Autumn benefit United Way’s community programs for Sevier County residents.

Click here to read more about Taste of Autumn in Gatlinburg.

Beginning Sept. 27: Harvest Festival

Dollywood welcomes the Fall season on Friday, Sept. 27 with the annual Harvest Festival. As the leaves change in the Smoky Mountains, Dollywood will transform into an autumnal dream. Once the sun goes down, the park lights up with an even larger Great Pumpkin LumiNights experience.

Beginning Sept. 27: OktOBERfest

Celebrate a Bavarian Oktoberfest right in Gatlinburg at Ober Gatlinburg’s OktOBERfest. Starting Sept. 27, the mountain amusement park will have plenty of activities for all ages as Ober Gatlinburg celebrates the traditions of the original Oktoberfest in Germany. Enjoy traditional German food, an outdoor bier garden, costumes, live entertainment and much more.

Sept. 28: Old Mill Heritage Day

The past comes to life at the annual Old Mill Heritage Day at The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge. Bring the whole family out on Saturday, Sept. 28 for a full day of free fun, including train rides, basket making, a farmer’s market, petting zoo and more. Learn what life was like in the 18th century as you make lye soap and apple butter. Adults will enjoy the moonshine making and live music and entertainment.