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From the 27th September until 2nd November Dollywood celebrates a harvest festival in its own uniquely-Dolly way. The treetops of the Great Smoky Mountains slowly begin to change from lush greens to the beautiful autumnal colours of orange and reds.

Great Pumpkin LumiNights, Dollywood, Tennessee

You can enjoy the uplifting harmonies and inspirational sounds of Southern Gospel soul throughout the park with over 500 concerts taking place across all of Dollywood.

Some of the best artisans from across America will visit Dollywood during the festival to share their handmade crafts. Many of them set up their own demonstration workshops to show you just how they produce these beautiful gifts from jewellery and paintings, to chainsaw carvings and handmade historic games.

As the sun sets on Dollywood, the Great Pumpkin LumiNights come to life with the largest addition ever made to the spectacular Dollywood fall festival coming for 2019. The Great Pumpkin LumiNights features thousands of carved and illuminated pumpkins throughout the park that will create whimsical scenes and magical worlds. A sight to be seen!

Why not immerse yourself in the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains with a stay at Dollywood's DreamMore Resort & Spa, located in Pigeon Forge, East Tennessee. Just minutes away from the excitement, thrills and spills of Dollywood, the DreamMore Resort & Spa offer the perfect stay option for all the family with specially designed family rooms and a relaxing spa to unwind.

What else can I do in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee?

Titanic Museum 

That’s right, the Titanic Museum! One of Pigeon Forge’s most loved attractions, the Titanic Museum will amaze and inspire as you discover this immersive Titanic experience. This powerful exhibit features around 400 artefacts from the era of Titanic, whilst the full-scale Grand Staircase, Cabins and Captains Bridge will have you feeling as though you have stepped back in time onboard the iconic ship.

The Island at Pigeon Forge  

Shopping, eating and lots of family fun is to be had at The Island. Listen to free bluegrass music at Ole Smoky Moonshine, take a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, or simple enjoy the dazzling light and water display at the Island Show Fountain.

Alcatraz East Crime Museum 

Displaying an incredible collection of artefacts and exhibits on the crime of America and history thereof, the museum was moved to Pigeon Forge from Washington D.C. and features everything from medieval punishment devices to getaway cars.

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