Presented By Humana
Sept. 22 - Nov. 4, 2023
Celebrate the wonder of the changing seasons with the return of Dollywood's Harvest Festival. Experience the beauty of a Smoky Mountain fall as the forests come alive with vivid color, the smells of apple and pumpkin treats waft through the streets, and the sounds of thrilling rides fill the air with adventure. After sundown, award-winning Great Pumpkin LumiNights presented by Covenant Health glows even brighter with Hoot Owl Hollow. Discover an enchanting hideaway where a larger-than-life glowing owl and her friendly family have come home to roost among the whimsical warming glow of more than 12,000 illuminated pumpkins and towering pumpkin icons.
Award-winning Great Pumpkin LumiNights presented by Covenant Health returns to light up the night with thousands of creatively carved pumpkins and larger-than-life pumpkin icons. Discover Hoot Owl Hollow, an enchanting hideaway for a gigantic, glowing owl and its dozens of hooting friends roosting in the trees, atop buildings and across the hillside. Explore a world of not-so-spooky nighttime fun when you stroll through a forest of shimmering sunflowers, see a family of glowing frogs, and be enchanted by our towering Pumpkin Tree.
Created by a massive mountain of pumpkins, this glowing 40-foot tall pumpkin tree is the centerpiece of Great Pumpkin LumiNights fun.
These critters are happy to be on their lily pads and love the glow of an illuminated Timber Canyon.
Each evening, Dolly narrates the autumnal transformation of this hidden land and the meaning of the changing seasons.
A large crop of beautiful sunflowers have sprouted in Wildwood Grove. Make sure to take plenty of pictures.
Based on Dolly's love of music, this larger-than-life instrument plays Dolly's timeless song, Tennessee Mountain Home.
Fall is this spider's favorite season thanks to the cooler temperatures to sit out on their web. Look closely for their smaller pumpkin spider friends hanging out too!
Experience more than 50 world-class rides and attractions surrounded by the splendor of fall in the Smokies. Play among thousands of pumpkins by day, soaking up thrills on our award-winning coasters and listening to the sounds of mountain melodies filling the air. Stay after dark to ride by night and watch the park transform into a whimsical wonderland of illuminated carved pumpkins and larger-than-life pumpkin displays.
Fall comes alive at Dollywood as traditional autumn touches and modern farmhouse decor transform the park into a harvest haven. Seasonal surprises await around every corner as familiar themed areas are blanketed in warm hues of red, magenta and yellow, while other hideaways feature mountain-fresh colors like white, green, and vibrant purple.
See our colossal pumpkins, which weigh from 800 to more than 1500 lbs each! These massive displays come from growers across the East Coast who look forward to sharing their prize-winning pumpkins here at Dollywood. Grab your camera! Our colossal pumpkins are ripe for family photos and a spectacle you have to see to believe.
In addition to Dollywood’s own skilled craftsmen, each fall, unique artisans from around the country descend on the park to share their beautiful handmade crafts during Harvest Festival.
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.
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!