Harvey The Pumpkin
America's Best Fall Destination

Harvest Festival Presented By Humana

Sept. 23 - Oct. 29, 2022

Experience a Smoky Mountain fall during Dollywood’s Harvest Festival, voted America’s #1 Fall Family Event by USA Today Readers. Soak in mountain majesty as the hills come alive with vivid color, the smells of apple and pumpkin treats waft through the streets and the sounds of our award-winning rides fill the air with adventure. As the sun sets, you'll be wrapped in a whimsical warming glow as the park transforms into an enchanting display of illuminated carved pumpkins and shimmering pumpkin icons. Don't miss a minute of Smoky Mountain splendor in 2022!

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Fall Comes Alive at Dollywood



Fall For The Glow

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Great Pumpkin LumiNights

When the sun sets over the Smokies, the park transforms into a display of autumn splendor as thousands of carved pumpkins and larger-than-life pumpkin icons light up the night. A warm orange glow shines across the park, inviting you to explore a world of not-so-spooky nighttime fun. Stroll through a forest of shimmering sunflowers, see a family of glowing frogs, and snap a memorable family photo in front of our towering Pumpkin Tree. A treat for all ages, Great Pumpkin LumiNights is the highlight of Harvest season at Dollywood!

Glowing Pumpkin Sculptures

Days Full of Fall Fun

Play Among The Pumpkins

Fall fills the air at Dollywood as days turn cooler and the Smoky Mountains come alive with vivid color. Experience the beauty of an authentic mountain autumn as you soar through the sky on our award-winning coasters, search for handmade souvenirs from our master craftsmen or savor seasonal treats like Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese or Sweet Potato Poutine. Whatever your speed, Dollywood by day is an autumn treat! Feel the rush of a cool fall breeze from a seat on one of our 50 world-class rides and attractions! Soar through the mountainside with a birds-eye view on Wild Eagle as bright fall foliage rushes by or soak up the splendor of the Smoky Mountains during a relaxing train ride on the Dollywood Express as the sounds of mountain melodies fill the fall air.

Savor Fall Flavors

Fall is in the air, and so are seasonal scents like pumpkin, apple, cinnamon and more. Enjoy the bounty of a Smoky Mountain Harvest with a new menu of mountain-fresh plates at Dollywood! Fall flavors tickle your tastebuds in hearty dishes like the Smoked Brat with Red Cabbage Jam and Balsamic Honey Mustard Glaze Pork Chop while comforting soups like Roasted Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Corn Chowder warm you from the inside out!

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Sweet Potato Poutine

Smoke Brat with Potato Hash and Red Cabbage Jam

Roasted Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Corn Chowder

Balsamic Honey Mustard Glaze Pork Chop

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Music Fills The Fall Air

New Names Take The Stage

Indoor shows return to Harvest Festival, welcoming both familiar favorites and first-time Dollywood performers, including CeCe Winans, Roanoke, and Jimmy Fortune. Listen for Southern gospel, bluegrass and country songs wafting through the mountain air.
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Extend Your Day Even Further With On-Site Lodging

After a day full of play and night full of glow, unwind at one of our on-site lodging options.

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort & Spa

From door-to-door transportation, complimentary TimeSaver Passes, numerous dining options and so much more, you'll see why staying at our on-site resort is worth extending your day.

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Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Cabins

Wind down your day at one of our luxurious Smoky Mountain Cabins. A multitude of amenities awaits you based on the cabin you select, including stunning mountain views, outdoor hot tubs, game rooms and more!

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