Enjoy fall in the Smokies during the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival. The towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Townsend all participate in autumn displays and harvest-themed activities throughout the month.
October 1-31: Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg
All month long celebrate Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg with Bavarian-style food, beer, and music. See traditional Bavarian folk dances and participate in sing-a-longs with the Bavarian Fun Makers Band.
October 5, 12, 19: Biltmore Concert Series
Catch the last concerts of the 16th annual Biltmore Concert Series at Diana at Biltmore. Concerts begin at 8pm and require an extra ticket. See David Cassidy on October 5; Mary Wilson of the Supremes on October 12; and Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers on October 19.
October 5-31: Fright Nights at Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October guests to Ripley’s Haunted Adventure get access to special Fright Night events starting at 6:13pm. Fright Night shows are included with general admission tickets.
October 11-28: Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
See craftsmen and artisans from all over the country during the 37th anniversary of the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair. Stroll through hundreds of booths and see unique, handmade products. The fair is open 10am-6pm daily and 10am-5pm on Sundays. Adults are $6, children under 12 are free. Event takes place at the Gatlinburg Convention Center.