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Experience pumpkin displays, unique treats, incredible live entertainment and more glow than ever before at the 2018 Great Pumpkin LumiNights! Each year, Dollywood holds its Harvest Festival, the biggest fall event in the Smoky Mountains. This fall, you will definitely want to make sure to carve out some time to visit Dollywood — because the Great Pumpkin LumiNights has doubled in size! Visit My Smokies has all the details about this big event.
Watch the Great Pumpkin LumiNights Teaser Video
Dollywood released a special teaser video to show visitors what they can expect when they attend the 2018 Great Pumpkin LumiNights. You can watch the video below!
About Great Pumpkin LumiNights 2018
This year, Great Pumpkin LumiNights is taking it to the next level with double the glow! The 2018 Great Pumpkin LumiNights is more than double the size of last year’s event. See Dollywood’s Facebook announcement about the event:
Great Pumpkin LumiNights will also feature new pumpkin-themed food options, entertainment and interactive opportunities for park guests to enjoy a nightly finale during the fall festival. Here are some of the highlights of Great Pumpkin LumiNights:
Character Meet & Greet: Kids have the opportunity to meet and greet a new pumpkin patch of friends, including Harvey the Pumpkin and Vine Winny!
Master Carvers: The Great Pumpkin LumiNights master carvers show you how this event is brought to life! You will get to watch as they carve intricate designs for the displays that fill up Timber Canyon.
Glow Face Painting: Get your own glow on with unique glow face painting! Kaman artists create unique paintings throughout the day that come alive when the sun goes down.
Specialty Foods: Timber Canyon will be filled with the delicious aroma of your favorite fall foods, like pumpkin funnel cakes, caramel apple sundaes and candy corn cotton candy.
Specialty Merchandise: Great Pumpkin LumiNights has plenty of specialty merchandise for you to purchase as a souvenir to remind you of what a great time you had at the festival!
More About the Harvest Festival
When you attend Dollywood’s Harvest Festival, you’ll see thousands of carved and illuminated jack-o-lanterns immersing families in fabulous fall fun! Not only can you experience the Great Pumpkin LumiNights, but you will get to see the work of unique artisans from around the country! These artisans share their beautiful handmade crafts, and many even set up shop to demonstrate traditional crafts for you. Also, the festival includes the Southern Gospel Jubilee, which fills the valleys of the Smoky Mountains with inspirational and uplifting hymns from some of the world’s biggest groups, like Gold City and Ernie Hasse! There are more than 500 concerts that are free with admission.
Purchase Tickets for Great Pumpkin LumiNights
Don’t miss your chance to experience the biggest Great Pumpkin LumiNights and everything else the Harvest Festival has to offer! When you buy your tickets to Dollywood through Visit My Smokies, you’ll receive free cancellation up to a certain date. Click here to purchase your tickets for Great Pumpkin LumiNights.
To learn more about this year’s Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights, read our blog, “6 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dollywood Harvest Festival 2018.”