Everything You Need to Know About the Dollywood Harvest Festival

Dollywood LumiNights

The biggest fall event in Pigeon Forge returns to Dollywood this season with the annual Harvest Festival! This is a wonderful celebration filled with exciting activities that the entire family will enjoy, including the Great Pumpkin LumiNights! Here is everything you need to know about attending the Dollywood Harvest Festival:

1. What to Expect

Pumpkin at DollywoodThe Dollywood Harvest Festival is a celebration of the fall season with a Southern Gospel Jubilee, Harvest Festival Crafters and the Great Pumpkin LumiNights! The Southern Gospel Jubilee will fill the valleys and peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains with inspirational music from some of the biggest names in gospel music. The best part is that all of the concerts are included for free as part of your Dollywood admission! While attending the event, be sure to check out the Harvest Festival Crafters who will be sharing their beautiful homemade crafts at booths throughout the park. The nightly finale is the Great Pumpkin Luminights, where thousands of carved and illuminated jack-o-lanterns come to life with a spooky glow!

2. Admission Information

The Dollywood Harvest Festival is included with your park admission, and there are a variety of Dollywood ticket plans available for purchase. These include 1-, 2- and 3-day admission tickets, as well as season passes where you can visit Dollywood as much as you want for an entire season! There is so much to see and do at the festival that you may want to spend at least two days in the park. Keep in mind that your Dollywood admission also includes the park’s regular attractions, including their incredible line-up of roller coasters and thrill rides! If you plan to leave during the day and return later, remember to have your hand stamped at the exit at the Dollywood Emporium and keep your ticket so it can be scanned when you return.

3. Dates, Times and Location

Dollywood Harvest FestivalDollywood is open at various dates and times throughout the fall, so consult the official Dollywood operating schedule prior to your visit to confirm opening and closing times. When entering Dollywood, you can pick up a show schedule at the front gates that indicate the showtimes for the Southern Gospel Jubilee and other performances throughout the park. Dollywood is located at 2700 Dollywood Parks Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, and is easily accessible from Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Knoxville.

Where to Stay

Stay close to all of the fall fun at the Dollywood Harvest Festival with a vacation at the Park Grove Inn! Our affordable Pigeon Forge hotel is located just minutes from Dollywood so that you can be back and forth to the park in a snap! After spending a day in the park, you can look forward to returning to our hotel for a comfortable and peaceful night of rest. While staying with us, enjoy all types of fantastic amenities including a free breakfast, heated indoor pool with hot tub, complimentary wireless internet access, and a microwave and refrigerator in every room!

Check out all of our hotel rooms in Pigeon Forge TN today to stay near the Dollywood Harvest Festival! We look forward to seeing you this fall at the Park Grove Inn!

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