Dollywood's National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration
October 3 - November 3, 2012
Enjoy four weeks of gospel music with free concerts by the biggest names in Southern Gospel music. Over 50 artists will perform during the festival, including Dollywood's own Kingdom Heirs, The Florida Boys, The McKameys, Isaacs, Guy Penrod, Jeff & Sheri Easter and many others All concerts are included with Dollywood admission.
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Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair
October 11 - October 28, 2012
Almost 200 booths will feature some of the nation's finest art work. Artisans and craftspeople will be on hand to demonstrate their skills, answer questions and offer their unique art for sale. Live Country & Bluegrass entertainment.
Octoberfest at Ober
September 28 - November 4, 2012
Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating October with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music. The Bavarian Fun Makers Band, in authentic costumes, will perform traditional Bavarian folk dances, schuhplattling, oompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels and more with daily shows and multiple performances every day during Oktoberfest.
Special Oktoberfest Biers will be served along with traditional German wurst, schnitzel, sauerkraut, strudel, pretzels and more.
Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair
September 29 - October 27, 2012
Every October the Pigeon Forge Rotary Craft fair runs under the big red and white striped tent at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge. The fair features arts and crafts from regional artists.
Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival
September 15 - November 3, 2012
The towns surrounding Great Smoky Mountains National Park celebrate the Fall season with decorations, festivals, food, and fun. Each town has its own special events which feature bluegrass music, tasty mountain cooking, and some of our Nation's finest arts and crafts.
Smoky Mountain Homecoming - Robert A. Tino
October 6-7, 2012
Take your family back to a simpler time when the farm was the center of family. It was a place where you made what you needed and learned valuable life lessons. On Sunset View Farm, home to the Robert A. Tino Smoky Mountain Homecoming, Robert invites you to spend the weekend on the farm with your family experiencing and celebrating our Appalachian heritage. Meet regional craftsmen and women, dressed in period attire, who are passionate about sustaining and preserving the ancient arts and crafts of our heritage. Along with area crafts and art, the old time sound of bluegrass will be drifting through the crisp fall air from Jimbo Whaley and Greenbrier and The South of the River Boys. In between sets of music your family can sit under a shade tree enjoy a wholesome BBQ meal and listen to a story or two from area storytellers.
Taste of Autumn
September 27, 2012
Dine and dance the night away at the Gatlinburg Convention Center where the annual Taste of Autumn event features some of the best foods and drinks to be found in the Smoky Mountains. Enjoy samples of food from 20 participating groups as as Millie Palmer Jazz brings their timeless sound to this event.
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