From: Friday, Sep 24th, 2021
To: Saturday, Oct 30th, 2021
Dollywood Harvest Festival and LumiNights 2021
The annual Dollywood Harvest Festival is a must-see experience during the fall season. Days full of play extend to nights all aglow at Harvest Festival featuring Great Pumpkin LumiNights.
Enjoy fall blooms in tradition shades of red, orange and yellow at the annual Dollywood Harvest festival. As well as experiencing all of the popular rides and shows, there are some special events planned during this month long celebration.
The Colossal Pumpkins
- One of the newest additions Harvest Festival are more than a dozen colossal pumpkins that came from growers across the East Coast. These pumpkins weigh anywhere from 800 to more than 1500 lbs. each.
- Great Pumpkin LumiNights features artistic sculptures and whimsical scenes. Numerous lighted pumpkin displays throughout the park will delight, looking for a new and unique tradition.
- A Smoky Mountain harvest means tasty treats as far as the eye can see. From smoked beef brisket and turkey legs to fried green tomatoes and sweet potato casserole, you will find plenty of culinary delights to tempt your tastebuds throughout the park.
- More than 800 concerts spread across ten outdoor stages will take plac eduring the Harvest Festival as well as concert style roaming performances throughout the park.
Dollywood features the luxurious DreamMore Resort Hotel, a country-style lodge to fit with the theming of the park. The DreamMore features indoor and outdoor pools, a kids’ center, fire pits, a Jacuzzi and plenty of Ms. Parton’s memorabilia on display.
Over 10 million people visit Pigeon Forge, Tennessee each year. The nearby 500,000 acre Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the U.S. With beautiful nature, and abundance of dining options, incredible musical talent, plenty of stage shows and theatres, amusement rides, museums, shopping and Dolly Parton’s fantastic theme park Dollywood, Pigeon Forge is a vacation destination with something for everyone.
McGhee Tyson Airport, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, is 47 miles from Pigeon Forge.
Knoxville is the Tennessee gateway to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Dolly Parton’s unabashedly kitschy Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge.
Most gay visitors head to Pigeon Forge for the Dollywood experience, the shows and the dining experience. Those looking for some gay nightlife should head to Knoxville, just under 40 minutes drive from Dollywood.
Knoxville has a fun nightlife scene with a several gay clubs and bars that have been around for quite a while, such as The Edge and Club XYZ.
Bearden has a suburban feel and a couple of bars. Downtown is friendly and welcoming–with lots of dining and shopping options
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action
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Recommended Hotels in Pigeon Forge
The air-conditioned accommodation offers private parking on site & free WiFi. The holiday home includes 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with a hot tub & a shower, a seating area, & a kitchen with a dishwasher.
The air-conditioned holiday home is composed of 3 separate bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, and 3 bathrooms. Provides free WiFi and free private parking.
The air-conditioned holiday home is composed of 2 separate bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, and 2 bathrooms. free WiFi and free private parking, a private pool, Barbecue & Hot tub
Always and Forever
This air-conditioned holiday home comes with a kitchen, a seating area, a dining area and a satellite flat-screen TV. For added convenience, Featuring a patio with mountain views, a garden & barbecue
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Dollywood Harvest Festival and LumiNights
Recommended Hotels in Pigeon Forge
The Ramsey Hotel
4 Star – Central Location
Guest rooms feature, LCD TVs, WiFi, Keurig coffee makers, mini-fridges, microwaves, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards plus Bath amenities.
A complimentary buffet breakfast is available each morning at The Ramsey. Cascades Lounge & Restaurant
Black Fox Lodge
4 Star, Luxury
Black Fox Lodge is located in Pigeon Forge and offers a seasonal outdoor pool with waterslide and free WiFi.
Every room at Black Fox Lodge provides a microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker. A flat-screen cable TV with satellite channels is also included.
The Inn at Christmas
4 Star – Great Amenities
Santa Claus sings Christmas songs and tells holiday stories from Summer through December
A flat-screen TV with a DVD player, microwave, & refrigerator as well as a coffee machine. Suites include a gas fireplace, 2-person spa bath
4 Star – Perfect Location
This hotel provides free WiFi access to guests and offers two electric car charging stations on site.
The dining offers a microwave and a refrigerator while the private bathroom features a shower, bath, or spa bath. Each room has a balcony