Gatlinburg October 2013 Events
CHEROKEE INDIAN FAIR
Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds, Cherokee, North Carolina
Early October, 2013
The Cherokee Indian Fair provides five days of fun and culture with arts and crafts, Native American foods, an agricultural fair, games, contests, live music and dancing.
DOLLYWOOD NATIONAL GOSPEL & HARVEST CELEBRATION
Dollywood, 1020 Dollywood Lane, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
October 2 - November 2, 2013
View the talents of more than 100 craftspeople from around the United States and enjoy the best in Southern gospel music at the Dollywood National Gospel & Harvest Celebration. Other annual events held at Dollywood include the Dollywood Festival of Nations in April, KidsFest in the summer and Smoky Mountain Christmas starting in November. For more information about the Dollywood National Gospel & Harvest Celebration, visit www.dollywood.com.
GATLINBURG CRAFTSMEN’S FAIR
Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
October 10-27, 2013
More than 200 of the most talented artists and craftspeople in the Smoky Mountains showcase their talents in the areas of woodworking, pottery, basketweaving, stained glass, broommaking and more at the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair, which also takes place in July.
Downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Take the whole family on a fun-filled hayride adventure and enjoy spectacular views of the Smokies’ beautiful fall foliage. Hayrides depart approximately every 45 minutes from the Mountain Mall (Traffic Light #6) in downtown Gatlinburg.
SANTA’S LAND HARVEST FESTIVAL
U.S. 19 North, Cherokee, North Carolina
Every weekend in October 2013
Santa’s Land Family Theme Park & Zoo hosts a popular Harvest Festival during weekends in October with mountain crafts, live music, clogging and more.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOMECOMING
812 Old Douglas Dam Road, Sevierville, Tennessee
Early October, 2013
Located at the Robert A. Tino Gallery, which is housed in an antebellum-style farmhouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Smoky Mountain Homecoming features live music, crafts and children’s activities.