The summer season is finally over, and with it comes cooler weather and exciting fall activities. You will find an incredible vacation getaway waiting for you when you spend your fall getaway here in Gatlinburg. More specially, Halloween is always a blast with the fine folks in Gatlinburg, as you will find thrilling Halloween events and lively fall activities. Take a look at why you should spend Gatlinburg Halloween 2023:


Great Pumpkin Luminights

Head over to our neighbors at Pigeon Forge to find the Great Pumpkin Luminights taking place again this year from September 20th through October 30th. This event takes place at the Dollywood Harvest Festival, where huge jack-o’-lantern and pumpkin lights illuminate the festival. Don’t miss out on the chance to see a spooky Dollywood Halloween this year!


Ripley’s Fright Nights

Gatlinburg is home to the several different Ripley’s attractions, including the Aquarium of the Smokies, Believe It or Not!, and Mirror Maze. One of the most popular Ripley’s attractions is the Ripley’s Haunted Adventure. This spooky attraction transforms even more during the Halloween season for the Annual Fright Nights Show. Each weekend during the month of October you will find a new haunted house theme to explore. New monsters will be hiding around the corner waiting to give you a fright. Stop by Ripley’s Fright Nights every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in October.


Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival

Make sure to also stop by Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies on Halloween Day for their annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival. You will find a variety of delicious food, sweet candy, a costume contest, and games for everyone to enjoy. Trick or treating is encouraged so show up in your best costume!


Fall Fest at Gatlinburg SkyPark

Another incredible attraction here in Gatlinburg is SkyPark, where you can find the SkyDeck and SkyBridge that gives you incredible views of the area. SkyPark hosts their annual Fall Fest this year on October 27th and 28th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. You can expect a variety of fun fall games and activities for all ages. Activities include live music, games, costumes, face painting, and much more.


More Fun in Gatlinburg

We absolutely love Gatlinburg Halloween 2023, so make sure to come experience it in person. Book a stay at one of our vacation rentals today and prepare for a spooky Halloween!