Five Things to Do for a Happy Halloween in Gatlinburg

Come to Gatlinburg to catch a thrill this Halloween! The town of Gatlinburg comes to life every fall season as the change of the leaves brings joy and excitement to the area. Gatlinburg plays host to Halloween festivities, come on up to stay and play in the Smokies! We have compiled a list of five fun things to do with your family on Halloween in Gatlinburg. Let the spooktacular Halloween fun begin!

Enjoy a Thrilling Night Ride Along the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster


As thrilling as the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster is during the daytime with all the beautiful fall colors; there is nothing like a night ride down the mountain! At night, you will zip and glide through every sharp curve and winding bend all while speeding through brilliant track lighting. Don’t forget to look up and get a glimpse of the moon!

Walk Door to Door Trick or Treating Downtown


Downtown Gatlinburg is a welcoming place for families to bring their little trick or treaters! Dress your best and enjoy a safe and fun time trick or treating up and down the strip of Downtown Gatlinburg.

Get Spooked at Ripley’s Haunted Adventure


Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is a spooky, fun experience for all ages. As you walk through the halls, you will be eerily greeted hello by those hidden in the shadows!

Let Your Curiosity Get the Best of You at the Mysterious Mansion


The Mysterious Mansion is Gatlinburg’s oldest and spookiest haunted house adventure! You’ll travel through an old mansion with life-life sets and feel like you are starring in your favorite scary movie. There’s a surprise around every corner!

Traipse the Streets of the Smokies While Taking a Ghost Tour


Enjoy a lantern-led tour throughout the streets of historic Gatlinburg. Learn about the history of the Smokies. Your tour will be filled with mystery, history and an abundance of adventure! Get your fill with the haunted heritage and history of Gatlinburg and it’s first settlers.
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