October 1–31: Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival kicks off in September and continues through the month of October with local craft exhibits, delicious food, and special events for guests to enjoy. To be a part of the festival, simply cruise the sidewalks of downtown Pigeon Forge, where fall decorations and fun activities are around every corner!
October 1–31: Pastor Appreciation Days at the Titanic Museum Attraction will begin October 1 and run through the end of the month. This is a time to celebrate the dedicated pastors who have provided comfort and hope to the public, including those who encouraged Titanic passengers during that fateful night over 100 years ago. Pastors can enjoy complimentary entry into the museum during this event by showing their current clergy ID.
October 1–24: Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair, held at Patriot Park, is a must-see event for your fall visit to the Smokies. The craft fair features some of the area’s most talented artists and craftsmen, and you’ll have a chance to not only view their work but take your favorite pieces home! Admission to this event is FREE, but donations are accepted and will be distributed to local and area charities.
October 29: Halloween Trick or Treat at the Pigeon Forge Community Center is a FREE, safe option for families wanting to trick or treat while they are away from home. This non-scary event will take place on the Thursday before Halloween and features fun, interactive displays by Pigeon Forge vendors. And, of course, your kids will be taking home some candy!
October 31: Halloween Bash at The Island is a family-friendly, FREE event that features a variety of activities and entertainment for all ages. Taking place for the third year in a row on Halloween day, this fun fall event is a great place for your kids to trick or treat (retail shops, restaurants, and attractions will be handing out candy throughout the night) and a fun way for you to show off your costumes at the 6 o’clock costume parade. You might even win a prize at the costume contest on the Ole Smoky Moonshine stage!