When the autumn chill sweeps into the Smoky Mountains, you can practically feel that Halloween is right around the corner! If you are a fan of this spooky holiday, you will be delighted to know that there are plenty of great ways to celebrate Halloween all month long in the Smokies! Here are just 4 spooktacular ways that you can celebrate Halloween in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg:
1. Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin LumiNights
One of the best ways to celebrate Halloween in Pigeon Forge is by attending the Great Pumpkin LumiNights at Dollywood. This event is part of Dollywood’s popular annual Harvest Festival and features thousands of carved and illuminated jack-o-lanterns in the Timber Canyon section of the park. Dollywood has expanded the footprint to more than double the size of last year’s event so that it is even more spectacular this season! While attending the Great Pumpkin LumiNights, you can also enjoy pumpkin-themed food options, entertainment and interactive opportunities for an exciting nightly finale to your day in the park.
2. Visit a Haunted House
If you are looking for a frightfully good time, head down to Gatlinburg where you can experience a pair of thrilling haunted house attractions! The oldest and scariest haunted house in town is Mysterious Mansion, where you never know what might be lurking around each corner! As you take a self-guided tour, you must explore secret passageways, eerie dark corridors, winding staircases and spine chilling chambers to find your way out! If you are still craving some spooky action, head over to Ripley’s Haunted Adventure where live actors are just “dying” to welcome you to their home! This haunted house features more than 10,000 square feet of scares for a terrifying experience of a lifetime!
3. Play a Scary Escape Game
Another one of the fun ways to celebrate Halloween in Pigeon Forge is by playing one of the creepy escape rooms at the Trapped Escape Game! In each of the rooms, you and your group have just 60 minutes to figure out the puzzles necessary to “escape” the room before it is too late! The Dead Zone room is themed around a zombie outbreak where your only hope for survival is to coordinate a helicopter rescue, while the Asylum places you in a hospital where you have to uncover the truth before becoming the next experiment! Finally, the Haunted Cabin room involves a notorious moonshiner who has mysteriously disappeared and has vowed to haunt those who attempt to loot his legacy!
4. Celebrate in Your Cabin
Have a Halloween celebration in the comfort of your own cabin from Amazing Views Cabin Rentals! Our cabins feature fully equipped kitchens so that you can carve pumpkins, bake pumpkin seeds, make cupcakes and more! After preparing your treats, turn down the lights and watch a horror movie on the television as you cuddle up on the couch with a loved one. Be sure to keep a blanket handy to cover your eyes during all the scary parts!
Check out all of our cabins in the Smoky Mountains today to celebrate Halloween in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg! We look forward to seeing you soon at Amazing Views Cabin Rentals!