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Triumphant Quartet Homecoming 2018 7:17 pm
Triumphant Quartet Homecoming 2018 @ Music Road Convention Center
Sep 30 @ 7:17 pm – Oct 1 @ 8:17 pm
Join us in beautiful Pigeon Forge as we celebrate our 2018 Homecoming! Concert & bible study with the award winning Triumphant Quartet. Admission charge via advance reservations. Call (865) 621-0492 for more information.
Ober’s Oktoberfest @ Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
Sep 21 – Oct 8 all-day
Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating October with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music, but you don’t have to don your finest lederhosen or dirndls to be a part of the fun. OktOBERfest returns to its Gatlinburg-style roots with 38 days of merrymaking from September 21 through October 28, 2018 as the resort commemorates the 207th anniversary of the popular festival held in Munich, Germany. The Bavarian Fun Makers Band, in authentic costumes, will perform traditional Bavarian folk dances, schuhplattling, oompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels and more with daily shows and multiple performances every day during Oktoberfest. Special Oktoberfest Biers will be served along with traditional German wurst, schnitzel, sauerkraut, strudel, pretzels and more.
Fall Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair 10:00 am
Fall Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair @ Gatlinburg Convention Center
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
The celebration of fall also encompasses one of the southeast’s most popular events… the Annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair. From October 4 through 21, the Gatlinburg Convention Center blossoms into a multi-level mecca of the top craft people from all across the United States. Autumn’s brisk air signals all of nature to transform the Great Smoky Mountains from lush green to a majestic patchwork quilt of colors. A unique characteristic of the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair is the fact that artisans not only make their art available for viewing and sale, but also demonstrate their special talents and skills during this show, which is recognized as one of the top 20 events in the Southern U.S. by the Southeast Tourism Society. Tentative hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Music shows are scheduled at 12, 2 and 4 p.m. daily, 12 and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Entertainment is included in the admission cost.
Titanic Motorhome Show
Titanic Motorhome Show @ Titanic Museum & Attraction
Oct 5 – Oct 6 all-day
Titanic showcases the latest in Motorhomes with a HUGE parking lot show. This event is free to all and will take place in the Titanic parking lot. For more information, please contact us at 800-381-7670.
STOMP OUT! Breast Cancer Awareness Walk 8:00 am
STOMP OUT! Breast Cancer Awareness Walk @ Rocky Top Wine Trail
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Don’t miss the biggest event of the year! Rocky Top Wine Trail’s annual STOMP OUT Breast Cancer Awareness Walk is scheduled for the first Saturday in October. This is an all-day event where we travel to three of the wineries along the Rocky Top Wine Trail (Mountain Valley Winery, Apple Barn Winery, Hillside Winery), and have activities at all each location like stomping grapes and bobbing for apples. All the money raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society. We will have good food, music entertainment, and door prizes to give away. $20.00 – includes a logoed backpack, bottle of water, Rocky Top Wine Trail passport, and entrance to events. Lunch will also be available at the end of the event Food sponsored by Corky’s BBQ. Tickets will jump to $25.00 on October 1st, 2018.
Restless Heart & Shenandoah Live 3:00 pm
Restless Heart & Shenandoah Live @ Country Tonite Theatre
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Two Shows: 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM John Dittrich, Greg Jennings, Paul Gregg, Dave Innis, and Larry Stewart – the men who make up Restless Heart have enjoyed one of the most successful careers in Country Music history, placing over 25 singles on the charts – with six consecutive #1 hits, four of their albums have been certified Gold by the RIAA, and they have won a wide range of awards from many organizations – including the Academy of Country Music’s Top Vocal Group trophy. 2018 will mark the band’s 35th Anniversary. Some of their hits are: “That Rock Won’t Roll”, “I’ll Still Be Loving You”, “Wheels”, “Why Does It Have To Be Wrong Or Right”, “The Bluest Eyes In Texas”, and “A Tender Lie”. When country music lovers talk about the greatest groups in the genre, Shenandoah is always at the forefront of any discussion. Fueled by Marty Raybon’s distinctive vocals and the band’s skilled musicianship, Shenandoah became well known for delivering such hits as “Two Dozen Roses”, “Church on Cumberland Road”, and “Next to You, Next to Me”, as well as such achingly beautiful classics as “I Want to be Loved Like That” and the Grammy winning “Somewhere[...]
Spooktacular Halloween Event 7:28 pm
Spooktacular Halloween Event @ Pigeon Forge Community Center
Oct 25 @ 7:28 pm – 8:28 pm
Every year, the Pigeon Forge Community Center hosts a safe, non-scary event for families to go trick or treating. This event takes place at the Pigeon Forge Community Center the Thursday before Halloween. At the event you’ll find vendors from local Pigeon Forge businesses offering candy for the kids. Some of the vendors will have some fun displays and interactive elements for you and the family to enjoy too! In addition to the trick-or-treating, you’ll be able to enjoy entertainment and a haunted house. This event is totally free, and a must-attend tradition of the Pigeon Forge Community.
Rocky Top Chocolate Wine Trail 7:41 pm
Rocky Top Chocolate Wine Trail @ Rocky Top Wine Trail
Oct 27 @ 7:41 pm – 8:41 pm
Halloween shouldn’t only mean candy for the kids! Enjoy a glass of wine (your choice of two offerings) paired with hand crafted desserts at each of the following (3) locations: Mountain Valley Winery, Hillside Winery, and Sugarland Cellars Winery. Take home a commemorate Taster Glass and receive your free souvenir wine glass after visiting the three participating locations on the Rocky Top Wine Trail. Purchase tickets before October 1st, 2018 for only $25. After October 1st, 2018 ticket price will jump to $30. Info on the food offerings and wine pairings to follow soon.
Annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival 1:00 pm
Annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival @ Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A fantastic family Halloween day event from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Fun for visiting guests and local residents – contests, costumed characters, candy and a pumpkin contest plus trick or treat safety from the Gatlinburg Police Department and fire safety from the Gatlinburg Fire Department. Annual Trick or Treat Kickoff Karnival will be held October 31 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Contests, costumed characters, games, food vendors and lots of candy will help make an unforgettable event for resident and visitors of all ages.