It’s time to get spooky! Halloween is right around the corner!


If you’re spending Halloween in Gatlinburg, Tennessee this year, you’re in for a packed weekend! This spooky season, the city will be full of traditional Halloween scares and family-friendly frights. Let’s get down to business; here’s all the activities you need to be warned of:


Dollywood’s Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights event

If you’re in town by October 29, you need to stop by Dollywood! Though the theme park is closed on Halloween, it gets in the spirit by celebrating early! During the day, you’ll witness the Harvest Festival, which is full of delicious treats and live performances. At night, the Great Pumpkin LumiNights event takes over. Thousands of jack-o-lanterns and eerie, yet family-friendly decorations light up the park!


Adult Only Comedy Ghost Tours

Looking for an excuse to have a child-free night? The comedy ghost tours are the place to go! Hosted by local personality Mike Howard, you’ll get an exclusive two-hour tour of the chilling spots in Gatlinburg.


Family Fun at Annakeesta

Annakeesta will be stock full of family fun this Halloween season. Their event, Hallow Mountain, will consist of seasonal food, live music, and lots of games – perfect for the whole family!


Ripley’s Haunted Adventure

As a place that does “scary” year-round, Halloween is where they thrive! However, they’re getting in the spirit more than usual this month. If you visit them on the weekend, you’ll notice their haunting attraction is more frightening than usual!

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