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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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