October in the Smokies
October in the Smokies is a great time. There are so many fun fall activities that everyone in the family is sure to find something they will love. From apple cider to corn mazes to pumpkin patches and hay rides, check this post out for some must do fall activities!
Kyker Farms: Located off Highway 66 and is open September 30-October 30. One admission price gets you a full day of fun. Check out the pumpkin patch, hayride, tunnel slides, straw crawl, corn tub, corn cob swing, corn hole, educational barn with lots of kritters, bouncing pillow, and several corn mazes. For the older more adventurous ones, check out the Zombie Paintball Adventure and Haunted Corn Maze.
Looking for free family fun entertainment, check this list out!
Gumstand Baptist Church is hosting a Hallelujah Party on October 31st at 5:30. Lots of Candy and fun activities!
Greenbrier Campground is hosting their 1st ever Halloween Carnival. Food, drinks, games, hay ride, costume contest, corn hole tournament, and even a haunted island after dark. Saturday, October 29th from 4-9pm. Open to the public and suitable for all ages.
Pigeon Forge Community Center is hosting a trick or treat event on October 27th.
Gatlinburg Recreation Department will present the second annual Halloween Spooktacular on Thursday, October 29 in Mills Park. Families can Trick or Treat in a safe and friendly environment along the walking trail at Mills Park. Local organizations and businesses will provide fun games, activities and, of course, lots of treats. The event will run 5:00PM – 8:00PM. The community is invited.
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies - Annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival will be held Saturday, October 31 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Contests, costumed characters, games, food vendors and lots of candy will help make an unforgettable event for resident and visitors of all ages. Trick or treat safety tips will be provided by the Gatlinburg Police Department and the Gatlinburg Fire Department will offer information on fire safety during the event, which attracted more than 1,200 children last year. Proceeds from some activities will benefit the United Way of Sevier County.