With any one quick look around, you can tell that fall has officially arrived in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Crisp air, vividly colored leaves and fall decorations are abundant from street corners to front porches. A truly wonderful time to visit, it’s no wonder why this is the Smoky Mountain’s busiest time of year!
If you’re visiting during the month of October (especially Halloween) you are in luck! The town of Pigeon Forge is filled with fun, family-friendly activities for you to enjoy. Check out some of the great events below and get ready for a great fall vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains!
Trick or Treating at Community Center
On October 24th, visit the Pigeon Forge Community Center for a non-scary, family-friendly trick or treating extravaganza! Businesses you are familiar with from the Pigeon Forge community have set up booths and interactive displays for your little ones to enjoy. Visit each business to let the little ones get all the candy they can carry!
Corn Maze & More
If you’re looking for an all-in-one stop, Kyker Farms it the place for you! Enjoy an expansive corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay rides, bonfire sites and more. The farm is family-friendly but turns a little scary on Friday and Saturdays after 8PM, when Kyker Farms After Dark emerges! The creatures of the corn maze arise for a haunted adventure that will make your skin crawl. Visit during the day or in the evening – there’s no going wrong!
Trick or Treat Kickoff Carnival
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is proud to present another great trick or treating event! Local Gatlinburg businesses will offer games, characters in costume, inflatable bounce houses and slides, candy and more at this Kickoff Carnival. Hosted on Halloween night, this event is sure to be fun for all!
Halloween at The Island
On the spookiest night of the year, head to Pigeon Forge’s brightest (and only!) sky wheel! The Island at Pigeon Forge is hosting a free hay maze, hay rides, a kid’s circus and more. There will be candy stations at all of The Island’s stores, a costume contest, face painting, pumpkin carving and more. Did we mention the best part? Kids ride the wheel for free! (Up to age 11, must be in costume, 1 paid adult per 5 children)
So, enjoy some fall spirit and head out to the city for some good old fashioned fun. Dress the kids in costumes, don one of your own and get ready for another magical night in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!