Smoky Mountain Fall Festivals

smoky mountains fall festivals

No trip to the Smoky Mountains would be complete without visiting a few of the Smoky Mountain fall festivals in and around Townsend. Fall is a great time to get outside and enjoy the weather, the change of colors, get together with friends and enjoy some great food. The people of the Smoky Mountains and surrounding communities love this time of year and the fun festivals that are taking place. Our list of festivals provides you with more information about these fun events.

Fun Filled Smoky Mountains Fall Festivals

Townsend Grains and Grits Festival – high on the list of Smoky Mountains Fall Festivals is the Grains and Grits festival that is held in The Peaceful Side of the Smokies. If you are a lover of true southern spirits and gourmet grub then this festival is perfect for you. Enjoy the down home small town feel and the great backdrop of the Smokies while you sample from some of the best distilleries around.

Smoky Mountains Fall Festival – This yearly event is a great time for visitors and residents alike. The 2019 Smoky Mountain Fall Festival will take place October 26th in Townsend, TN. A day filled with family festival fun, good grub from local food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, antiques, baked treats, games, hay rides and more. The event is free with a $10 charge for parking. The event is rain or shine! Gates are open from 10am until 7pm.

Dollywood Harvest Festival- Dollywood’s Harvest Festival is fun filled family event. With thousands of carved and illuminated jack-o-lanterns immersing families in fabulous fall fun. Great Pumpkin Lumi Nights features artistic sculptures making a truly great addition, with whimsical scenes and delightful, family fun. If you are hungry we have some delicious new pumpkin-themed food options. Smokies. A family event that is sure to get you in the spirit of the holidays. This event takes place: Sun, Oct 27, 10 AM – 9 PM.

More Smoky Mountain Fall Festivals 

Halloween Trick Or Treat The Island Pigeon Forge: This is a cant miss event for the entire family. This Fall event is free and if you haven’t been to The Island in Pigeon Forge, it just gives you another reason to go. This year, they will have trick-or-treating throughout The Island from the hours of 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Participating stores will have a pumpkin on their door or window to identify that they are giving out candy.

If you plan on Wearing a costume you can get a ride pass for ONLY $5! Always a great time and one of a kind family friendly option for Halloween in a safe environment for all ages.
A great Smoky Mountains Fall Festivals event.

Ober’s Oktoberfest – OBER’S 10TH ANNUAL Oktoberfest takes place from
September 27-November 3, 2019.

Always a great place to visit while traveling, Obers Oktoberfest in Gatlinburg is a great way to experience Fall in the Smoky Mountains. If you love German then you are in for a treat. The menu is German inspired and is derived from long standing recipes and cuisine from traditional festivals. Including schnitzel, bratwurst, strudel, turkey legs, pretzels and sauerkraut. Make sure to grab a German inspired beer while taking in the entertainment. Crafts, shows and some great people make this event a must do on your Smoky Mountains Fall Festivals list.

Fun In The Smoky Mountains 

If you live in The Smoky Mountains or just traveling through, this Smoky Mountains Fall Festivals list should give you plenty to do during your fall vacation. If its your fist time here and need accommodations then The Highland Manor Inn is the place to call home. Friendly staff, clean rooms and a great view have made this quaint little Family inn the place to stay on your Fall trip. Enjoy your stay as you take in Fall in the gorgeous Smoky Mountains.