Gatlinburg fall events

Things to Do this Fall in Gatlinburg

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Experience Gatlinburg’s Fall Festivities

Gatlinburg is a year-round destination for travelers of all ages and interests. From taking in the changing fall scenery to partaking in the fall events at some of your favorite Gatlinburg attractions, there’s so much to see and do this season. Here are some activities and events happening this fall in Gatlinburg.

Things to Do this Fall in Gatlinburg

Here are some of our favorite fall activities and events in Gatlinburg.

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.

OktOBERfest at Ober Gatlinburg

Celebrate a Bavarian Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg’s OktOBERfest. Through the month of October, the mountain amusement park will have plenty of activities for all ages as Ober Gatlinburg celebrates the traditions of the original Oktoberfest in Germany.

Click here to read more about Ober Gatlinburg’s OktOBERfest.

Autumn at Anakeesta

When Autumn arrives in the Great Smoky Mountains, and there’s no better place to experience the season and the changing leaves than at Anakeesta, Gatlinburg’s award-winning theme park. Visitors to the park can enjoy the wonderful foods and drinks of the season, like a pumpkin spice latte, while taking in the views of the Smokies or enjoying our live music seven days a week! Adventurous guests can zip through the forest in fall or take a thrilling ride down the mountain on our Rail Runner Mountain Coaster. Gear up for Halloween with all our holiday events, decorations and more!

Click here to read more about Anakeesta.

Browse Locally Made Crafts

The bi-annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair brings artisans and craftspeople from around the country to the 150,000-square-foot Gatlinburg Convention Center. Shoppers can browse over 200 booths where these craftspeople will display their handmade products and demonstrate their skills.

Click here to read more about the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair.

In November, the Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show returns to the Gatlinburg Convention Center. This free event showcases one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods and products made by members of the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community.

View Gatlinburg’s Fall Foliage

The autumn season transforms the dense green forests to hues of yellow, orange and red. When you visit Gatlinburg during fall, be sure to take in the views from one of the local attractions or scenic trails.

Click here to read more about where to view the fall colors in Gatlinburg.


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