Dollywood is always a special place to visit during the fall season in the Smoky Mountains. The combination of cool, crisp air along with the leaves changing color and then mixed in with the music, food, decorations, scents, etc throughout Dollywood makes for a magical experience. Below, you can see some highlights of Dollywood’s Fall Festival, the Dollywood fall schedule of dates and hours, and the expansion of their popular Great Pumpkin LumiNights for the 2022 season!
Dollywood Fall Festival 2022 Hours and Dates
The 2022 Dollywood Fall Harvest Festival dates are September 23 – October 29. The 2022 Dollywood fall schedule is shown below which shows the dates and hours of operation. This calendar may change slightly from time to time and we’ll work to keep it updated as it does. You can also visit the Dollywood website by clicking here to view the most current 2022 Dollywood fall hours with their operating dates.
LumiNights is Back!
Dollywood made some fantastic additions to their Fall Festival with a feature called LumiNights. Dollywood describes it as “thousands of carved and illuminated jack-o-lanterns immersing families in fabulous fall fun. The largest addition ever made to Dollywood’s fall festival, Great Pumpkin LumiNights features artistic sculptures, whimsical scenes and delightful, family-friendly fun throughout Timber Canyon. Great Pumpkin LumiNights also features new pumpkin-themed food options, entertainment and interactive opportunities for park guests to experience an exciting nightly finale during the best fall festival in the Smokies. ”
LumiNight’s also features character meet & greets, master pumpkin carvers, glow face painting, specialty foods, specialty merchandise, and much more!
Get full details about Dollywood’s LumiNight’s by clicking here.
Southern Gospel Jubilee
Each fall, Dollywood hosts some of the most talented southern gospel performers in the world. To see the full lineup and dates of concerts for 2022, click here to see their Harvest Festival page.
Harvest Festival Crafters
One of the unique and charming characteristics of Dollywood is the number of craftsmen and artisans throughout the park. During the Fall Festival, though, crafters from all over the country setup at Dollywood to showcase their talents and offer their handmade items for sale! It’s an amazing experience to see them create crafts such as inspirational jewelry, paintings, handmade historic games, textile art, woodworking, felt hats, dolls and textiles, pottery, glass jewelry, chainsaw carvings, fiddles, hand-painted ornaments, and so much more!
Discounts for Dollywood
We’ve put together an entire guide revealing numerous ways to save money when visiting Dollywood, so be sure to click here to see all of the discounts!
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Do You Love Dollywood’s Fall Festival?
We’d love to hear your thoughts about visiting Dollywood in the fall and what you think about Dollywood’s new LumiNights! Leave a comment below to share your thoughts.