Everything To Know About the Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain
As the temperatures begin to drop, the turning leaves provide a splash of color and nature’s beauty mesmerizes at every turn. Welcome to fall in the Smoky Mountains — a special time that calls for celebration with your closest friends and family! Celebrate all of your favorite aspects of fall in the Smokies by taking part in the Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain. This month-long festival is full of food, music and fun for all! Here’s everything you need to know about the Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain:
What to Expect?
A mountaintop full of fall fun awaits at Ober Mountain!
The Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain is scheduled to run at the Gatlinburg amusement park from Friday, September 29th through Saturday, October 28th. Your journey begins aboard the Ober Mountain Aerial Tramway, which carries visitors to the top of Ober Mountain, soaring 2.1 miles as you enjoy incredible fall mountain views from high above!
Climb to the top of the hay mountain and slide down, hop on a pedal bike as you zip around the hay track or see if you have what it takes to navigate your way through a corn maze! Fall-themed adventures and activities give guests of all ages something to enjoy as you celebrate autumn at the Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain. Join the skate party at Ober Mountain’s ice rink and fly around the ice as a DJ plays some of his favorite tunes.
Each Friday during the Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain is movie night! Enjoy movie night under the stars as classic Halloween movies play on a 22-foot LED digital screen. You can expect to see these movies:
- October 6 – Hocus Pocus
- October 13 – Friday the 13th
- October 20 – Hotel Transylvania
- October 27 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Giant Pumpkin Festival is scheduled for October 20-22 as part of the Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain. Make sure to stop by to watch giant 1,000-pound pumpkins being carved by talented artisans!
Sample Specialty Food Items
You have to try the German-inspired specialty food items available at the Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain! Food options include Schnitzel Sandwiches, Ober Dunkel Brats, Pumpkin Spice Fudge, Pretzels with Yee-Haw Dunkel Beer Cheese, Pumpkin Juice and more.
Cold beer is on tap at this fall festival at Ober Mountain! Try a German beer such as Hofbrau or Spaten, or sip on an East Tennessee local favorite from Yee-Haw Brewing Company.
Play Me Some Mountain Music
The Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain kicks off on September 29th with a Full Moon Concert Series! Heart Breakers, a Heart tribute band from Cleveland, will perform from 7-9 p.m. in the Ober Mountain Special Event Lounge.
Pandora’s Box, an Aerosmith tribute band, will close the festival on October 28th with a concert in the Ober Mountain Special Event Lounge from 7-9 p.m.
The Smoky Mountain Fall Festival at Ober Mountain is an exciting way to experience fall in the Smokies! You’ll surely want to see all the beautiful fall colors for yourself when you visit. Check out our guide to the best places to see fall colors in the Smoky Mountains!