To fully embrace the fall season, the City of Gatlinburg is expanding Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival beginning mid-September through late November. The extension of the Gatlinburg Harvest Festival offers visitors more time to plan a trip to the Smokies during the peak of the fall season.
Vote For Your Favorite
Every year the community competes for Best Harvest Decorations. This year, we are inviting visitors to weigh in on your favorite displays in the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival “People’s Choice Award.” As you visit town, take note of the gorgeous decorations and vote for your favorite. You can find all the Harvest Festival Participants here.
Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt
Gatlinburg is rolling out all the stops with seasonal decorations. Gatlinburg Harvest Festival will also feature over-the-top fall displays including life-size, 3-dimensional scarecrow people. Participate in a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt by downloading the Visit Gatlinburg app to locate each of the 30 unique scarecrows throughout downtown Gatlinburg and then share your scarecrow selfies on social using #GatlinburgFall.