Visit a Haunted HouseBack to Top of List
Celebrate the season with a visit to The Mysterious Mansion: As one of the creepiest houses in Gatlinburg for over 40 years, the Mysterious Mansion sits on River Road and is packed with all the things your nightmares are made of. Are you brave enough to take a walk through the mansion?
Dine with GhostsBack to Top of List
Fine Dining with a Ghostly Twist: The Greenbrier is not only one of the top dining experiences in Gatlinburg but it also has a ghostly twist to its history. Lydia supposedly lingers from many years ago after her tragic death. Make reservations, enjoy a nice dinner and then sit around the outdoor fire pit while you share a few of your own ghost stories.
Take the Kids to a KarnivalBack to Top of List
Ripley's Trick or Treat Kick Off Karnival: A fantastic family Halloween day event. Fun for visiting guests and local residents – contests, costumed characters, candy and more await guests who attend this annual Halloween extravaganza. Festival locations will be at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Plaza in Gatlinburg.
Get Spooky up HighBack to Top of List
Bear-varian Fall Festival: This seasonal event features live music every day, a garden full of fall plantings, autumn-themed dining and drink specials, enhanced nighttime lighting, Halloween family fun and of course, the most beautiful Smoky Mountain fall colors! Summer might be ending in the Smokies, but family fun and adventure are here to stay at Anakeesta! Guests will be greeted by a 20-ft tall scarecrow on the Gatlinburg Parkway outside of the Anakeesta Base Station before they begin their journey to the top of Anakeesta mountain.
Attend a Boo BashBack to Top of List
Boo Bash at Gatlinburg Skylift Park: Fall is the most exciting time to be in the Great Smoky Mountains and at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park we are giving visitors a show with Autumn Adventures, a series of events with mountain sunrises, music, colorful seasonal decorations and trick or treat parties for the kids - not to mention the best fall foliage views you can get in the Smokies. We have Autumn Adventures planned for all ages with spooky fun, and a separate ticketed VIP sunrise event that includes early access to the SkyLift Park.