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Fall Colors in the Smokies

October - Early November

The best time to see Smoky Mountain fall foliage is anywhere from mid-October to early November in the mid- and lower elevations. The landscape here is populated with sugar maples, hickories, sweetgum, scarlet oaks, red maples and nearly 100 other species of native trees.  We even have a nice view from the areas only private men's guest house.

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Dollywood Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights

All Month Long

Dollywood's Harvest Festival consists of thousands of craved illuminated jack-o-lanterns immersing families in fall fun. The Great Pumpkin LumiNights features artistic sculptures, whimsical scenes and delightful, family-friendly fun.  Great Pumpkin LumiNights also features new pumpkin-themed food options, entertainment and interactive opportunities for park guests to experience an exciting nightly finale during the best fall festival in the Smokies.

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Tennessee Pottery Festival

October 10, 2020

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center

Townsend, TN

Featuring a selection of the nation's finest potters, this festival offers the opportunity to view and purchase different styles of pottery and other goods made from clay.

Admission: $5.00

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Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg

All Month Long

Enjoy this fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music as the resort commemorated the 209th anniversary of the popular festival held in Munich, Germany.

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Chocolate Wine Trail

October 31, 2020

11:00am - 5:00PM

Tickets: shop.rockytopwineries.com

Halloween shouldn’t only mean candy for the kids! Enjoy a glass of wine (your choice of two offerings) paired with hand crafted desserts at each of the following (3) locations: Mountain Valley Winery, Hillside Winery, and Sugarland Cellars Winery. Take home a commemorate Taster Glass and receive your free souvenir wine glass after visiting the three participating locations on the Rocky Top Wine Trail.

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