Halloween in Gatlinburg

Things to Do for Halloween in Gatlinburg

This year it is time to get away and spend your fall season right here in Gatlinburg. The fall season has finally started and with it comes Halloween that is just around the corner. Gatlinburg features a variety of unique events and activities that will make celebrating this spooky holiday even more fun. Many of these events and activities are for all ages so everyone in the family can join in on the fun. Take a look at some fun ways to spend Halloween in Gatlinburg:

Ripley’s Fright Nights

One of the top attractions found in Gatlinburg year-round is the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum. This exciting attraction features all kind of unique and education attractions for a fun experience. For the Halloween holiday Ripley’s transforms into the Ripley’s Haunted Adventure, a thrilling haunted house experience complete with live actors. It has been voted as the #1 haunted house in all of Gatlinburg and is over 10,000 square feet in size. Additional attractions found at Ripley’s include the 5D Moving Theatre and Mirror Maze. Don’t forget to stop by the Aquarium of the Smokies to see some incredible aquatic animals up close including jellyfish and plenty of colorful fish. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure and Fright Nights will take place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through Sunday each week of October!

Pigeon Forge Spooktacular

Visitors may be unfamiliar on where to take their kids trick or treating, especially if it’s their first time in Gatlinburg. Neighboring town Pigeon Forge will be hosting their annual Spooktacular Halloween Event on Thursday October 28th. This all-ages event takes place at the Pigeon Forge Community Center where you and your children can enjoy a safe and indoor trick or treating experience. Local businesses and vendors will be on hand handing out candy to all those dressed up for the event. You can also enjoy additional activities such as live entertainment and a haunted house. The Spooktacular Halloween Event is completely free to attend and has been a staple for the Pigeon Forge community each year around Halloween. The event will run from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM on October 28th.

More Halloween Fun in Gatlinburg

Halloween is all about family fun right here in Gatlinburg. Get ready for your own fall getaway by reserving one of our vacation cabins here in the area. Experience Gatlinburg the way it was meant to be experienced!