Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival


Harvest Festival Participation Form

Official Decoration Contest 2024 Entry Form 

Help Gatlinburg be the PREMIER Vacation Destination this fall by decorating your business for the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival. It is FREE to participate and open to all Regular Chamber members located in Gatlinburg.


Suggested Items to use for Decoration: 

Hay Bales 
Antique Farm Equipment 


Displays will be judged on the following categories: 

  • Use of Plant Material
  • Use of Color
  • Creativity
  • Overall Appearance
  • Curb Appeal 

Each business will receive an overall score based on the above-mentioned categories and receive either a Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze award. These rankings are solely based on the business’s decorations and are not compared with or to any other business. City Fire Regulations: All Displays Must Be Treated with Fire Retardant Chemicals. Failure to do so may result in Citations. Contact the Gatlinburg Fire Department About Proper Chemicals and Materials 865-436-5112

Application Deadline:

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 

Judging will take place within the following week. Please be prepared for the judges to arrive any time from September 29th through October 5th. For time's sake, they will not notify you of their arrival. Each business may enter one (1) display. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Events Team at (865) 436-0523 or 

Harvest Festival Participation Form

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