Shades of the Past Rod Run

September 10-11, 2021

Dollywood's Splash Country is hosting the annual Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup.  Watch as over 200 hot rods compete for the grand prize - a 1932 Ford Hi-Boy Roadster and a $10,000 cash prize.

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Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K

September 11-12, 2020

Challenge yourself with the Black Bear Double!  Complete 2 races in 1 amazing weekend!  Then spend the rest of your trip discovering the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Registration ends 9/11/2020 at 7:00PM 


Gatlinburg's Taste of Autumn

September 17, 2020

Gatlinburg Convention Center

5:00PM - 8:00PM

Gatlinburg is kicking off the fall season with a fun-filled night packed with delicious food from area restaurants and amazing music at the 23rd Annual Taste of Autumn on Thursday, September 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. This year, Taste of Autumn will feature amazing music from one of America’s finest and most recognized On The Border - the Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band.  Proceeds benefit the United Way of Sevier County.


Fall Rod Run 2020

September 17-19, 2020

A spectacular 3-day event fro any car enthusiast!  $8000.00 cash giveaway, top 25 awards.  Huge swap meet with hundreds of show cars and car corral.

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Dollywood Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights

9/25/20 - 10/31/20

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.


Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg

September 25 - November 1, 2020

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.


Smoky Mountain Wine Fest

September 26, 2020

Gatlinburg Convention Center. 

Tickets: $25 - $75

Showcases the best Tennessee wine and food.  This event consists of two events, each sold separately, the Gatlinburg Wine Tour  (Friday) and the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest (Saturday).

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Fall Festival & Old Timers Day

TBA 2021

Smoky Mountain Visitor Center

Townsend, TN

Celebrates traditional music crafts, Appalachian skills, and Townsend heritage.

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