Thousands of carved and illuminated jack-o-lanterns are arriving to Dollywood this fall for the all new Great Pumpkin LumiNights! This is the largest addition that has ever been made to Dollywood’s popular Harvest Festival and features artistic sculptures and whimsical scenes throughout the Timber Canyon section of the park. Here is everything you need to know about attending the Great Pumpkin LumiNights at the Dollywood Harvest Festival:
Dates, Times and Admission
The Dollywood Harvest Festival runs from Friday, September 29, 2017, to Saturday, October 28, 2017. The park is open daily from 10 AM to 9 PM throughout the event. The festival is included as part of your admission to Dollywood, which also includes the park’s incredible line-up of thrill rides, shows and attractions. The park offers a number of ticket options, including single day tickets, multiple day tickets and season passes.
What to Expect
The Great Pumpkin LumiNights at the Dollywood Harvest Festival features a stunning assortment of carved pumpkins that will light up the night with a spectacular glow! The event also features pumpkin-themed food options, entertainment and interactive opportunities where you can experience the exciting nightly finale! Kids can enjoy an exciting Glow Maze and fun meet and greets with characters such as Harvey the Pumpkin, Vine Vinny and all their friends. Don’t miss the chance to have a glow of your own with unique face painting during the event! You can also visit the master carvers who are bringing the event to life with their intricate pumpkin carving designs and sample specialty foods such as Pumpkin Funnel Cakes, Caramel Apple Sundaes and Candy Corn Cotton Candy!
About the Dollywood Harvest Festival
In addition to the Great Pumpkin LumiNights, the Dollywood Harvest Festival features the nation’s largest southern gospel event and unique artisans from around the country who are on hand to demonstrate their crafts. This year’s craft booths feature paintings, jewelry, textile art, woodworking, pottery, chainsaw carvings and much more! The gospel performances take place throughout the park and are included with Dollywood admission. Be sure to pick up a show schedule when you arrive to the park in the morning!
Where to Stay
If you want to stay in the best cabins near Dollywood, check out Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals! Our affordable cabins are situated among the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains but are only just minutes from Dollywood and all the other exciting attractions in Pigeon Forge! While staying with us, enjoy fantastic amenities such as full kitchens, private decks, bubbling hot tubs, fireplaces and flat screen televisions. With everything from exciting game rooms to cabins with home theaters, you will never run out of fun things to do when staying with Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals!
Check out all of our cabins in Pigeon Forge today to stay near the Great Pumpkin LumiNights event at the Dollywood Harvest Festival! We hope to see you soon at Auntie Belham’s Cabin Rentals!