Fall at Dollywood will lift you up with the biggest Southern gospel festival in the Smokies—four weeks featuring more than 250 FREE concerts! Plan now to see The Isaacs (Oct. 5-6), The McKameys (Oct. 10-11), Brian Free & Assurance (Oct. 17-18), Legacy Five (Oct. 24-25), The Greenes (Oct. 31-Nov. 1) and many, many more during the National Gospel and Harvest Festival. Watch visiting crafters at work throughout the park as the country’s most talented artisans showcase their artistry with up-close demonstrations. Handmade treasures for the home, unique collectibles and stunning artwork create an impressive craft exhibit you won’t find anywhere else. Special dishes, all prepared with a taste of fall, showcase some of the harvest season’s most celebrated recipes, including a booth devoted to Dollywood’s signature fried green tomatoes.
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Harvest Celebration Crafters
Each fall unique artisans share their crafts with hundreds of thousands of visitors during the Harvest Celebration. Keep watching here for information on our 2008 crafters. For a complete list of crafters, click here.
National Gospel & Harvest Celebration Performers
Southern Gospel Performers We raise the rafters and your spirits with performances by more than 30 of the most popular groups in 250 free concerts. For a full schedule of performers, click here.
Woodcarving Showcase & Competition
Don’t miss one of the southeast’s top woodcarving events at Dollywood’s 17th annual Woodcarving Showcase and Competition (Oct. 3 – Oct. 5). See demonstrations by master carvers each day as they showcase this unique art form through a variety of carving styles. Each day features a special carving event including whittling contests and the Great Pumpkin Carving Competition. For a complete schedule of woodcarving events, click here.
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