Knoxville Halloween Events

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Knoxville Halloween Events

(Since this round-up is being posted early in the month, check back for information about new events!)

Knoxville Halloween Events (2020 Update Coming Soon!)

Trick-or-Treat Events

Hallow Mountain at Anakeesta
576 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 325-2400
Opening Day: Friday, 9/13/19
9/13/19-11/2/19 7:00PM-11:00PM
General admission: $21.99 Adult, $17.99 Children 4-11, $19.99 Seniors 60+. There will be both family fun and “scare zones” for those wanting a bigger scare. See Facebook page for further details.


Boo at the Zoo
Zoo Knoxville
3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr. Knoxville, TN 37914
(865) 637-5331
10/10/19 – 10/27/19 5:30PM-8:00PM
General admission: $10/$11 per person, under 4 are free. Free parking.
Activities include: trick-or-treating, music, games, carousel ride, and more. See website for more details.


Trick or Treat in the Cave at Cherokee Caverns
8524 Oak Ridge Hwy. Knoxville, TN 37931
10/18/19 5:00PM-8:00PM, 10/19/19 and 10/20/19 3:00PM-8:00PM
10/25/19 5:00PM-8:00PM, 10/26/19 and 10/27/19 3:00PM-8:00PM
General admission: ages 4+ and adults $10. Ages 3 and under free. Credit cards accepted.
Stroller and wheelchair friendly.
Activities include: trick-or-treating and more. Special guest appearance 10/26 and 10/28. See website for details.


Freaky Friday Fright Night
Mayor Bob Leonard Park
301 Watt Rd. Baseball Field 1 Farragut, TN 37934
Friday, 10/25/19 5:00PM-7:00PM
Children 12 and under are invited to participate. Costumes required. There is no admission fee.
Activities include: trick-or-treating, cookie decorating, games, and more. See the event Facebook page for more details.


Grove Center Pumpkin Festival
125 Randolph Road Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Saturday, 10/26/19 12:00PM-7:00PM
This event is FREE.
Activities include: trick or treating, bounce house, pie eating contest, pumpkin carving contest and more. See the event Facebook page for more details.


Fall Harvest Fest & Craft Fair
Horse Haven of Tennessee
2477 Ford Road Lenoir City, TN 37772
(865) 609-4030
Saturday, 10/26/19 11:00AM-4:00PM
For all ages/family friendly. This event is in place of the previous event called “Boo at the Barn.”
General admission: $10/carload.
Activities include: craft fair, pumpkin patch, pony rides, food, entertainment, silent auction and bounce houses. See their Facebook page for more details.


Pumpkin Fest
Pinnacle at Turkey Creek
11251 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37934
Saturday, 10/26/19
General admission: FREE
Activities include: costume contests, magic shows, trick-or-treating, balloon twisting, face painting, kids’ crafts and MORE! See their Facebook page for more details.


Star 102.1 FM Trick-or-Treat Trail
Location, Date & Time TBA
General admission: FREE
Activities include: trick-or-treating, costume contests for children 12 and under. See their Facebook page for more details.


Pigeon Forge Spooktacular & Safety Day Event
Pigeon Forge Community Center
170 Community Center Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
(865) 429-7373
Thursday, 10/24/19 Safety Day 3:00PM-7:00PM, Spooktacular 6:00PM-9:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: fire and police safety vehicles on display, police K-9 demonstrations, trick-or-treating, costume contest, hayride, and haunted house. See the event Facebook page for more details.


Tennessee Conservatory of Fine Arts Trunk or Treat
Tennessee Conservatory of Fine Arts
2906 Tazewell Pike Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 689-8525
Friday, 10/25/19 5:00PM-8:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: carnival games, performances, food, cake walk, bake sale, raffle, costume contest and scavenger hunt. See the event Facebook page for more details.


Gatlinburg Treat or Treat Kickoff Karnival
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Plaza
88 River Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(888) 240-1358
Thursday, 10/31/19 12:00PM-5:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: contests, costumed characters, candy and more. See the website for more details.


West Town Mall Trick or Treating & Costume Contest
West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 693-4731
Saturday, 10/26/19 4:00PM-7:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: trick or treating for children age 12 and under and costume contest. No toy weapons. See event Facebook page for more details.


Family Fun

PEANUTS Pumpkin Patch Express
Great Smoky Mountain Railroad at Bryson City, NC
226 Everett Street, Bryson City, NC 28713
(800) 872-4681
Approximately 2.5 hours from Knoxville
2019 Fridays, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 at 3:30PM
2019 Saturdays, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26 at 12:00PM and 3:30PM
2019 Sundays, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27 at 12:00PM and 3:30PM
Coach class and open air gondola adults $56, ages 2-12 $32, infants complimentary.
Crown class adults $68, ages 2-12 $39, infants $10. Parking is $5.
Activities include: Photo opportunity with the PEANUTS characters, campfire marshmallows, coloring station, trick-or-treating, bounce house, hayrides, and more. See website for details.
Don’t forget to wear your costumes!


All Hallow’s Eve Special 
Three Rivers Rambler
2560 University Commons Way, Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 524-9411
2019 Fridays, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 at 1:13PM and 5:13pm
2019 Saturday 10/19 at 1:13PM and 4:30PM
2019 Sundays, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27 at 1:13PM and 4:30PM
Adults $28.50, Child 3-12 $16.00, Toddler 1-2 $7.50, Infants complimentary
Enjoy a two-hour trip out to Forks of the River and take part in an exciting audio story experience along the way. All passengers are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume!


Bewitching Beasts at UT Gardens
2431 Joe Johnson Drive Knoxville, TN 37996
865-974-7151
10/19/19 12:00PM:00PM
General admission: $6 for ages 12 and under. *Advanced registration required. Credit cards accepted.*
Activities include: food-free trick-or-treating, activity stations, and animal education. See website for more details.


Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo
UT Gardens Knoxville
2518 Jacob Drive Knoxville, TN 37996
Sunday 10/20/19 1:00PM-5:00PM
UT Gardens is hosting the 6th annual Howl-O-Ween! There will be pet friendly vendors, rescue groups with adoptable pets, food truck, a pet food drive, and the always fun costume contest. This event is FREE. There is an entry fee for parade participants. See website for more details.


Haunts & History
Museum of Appalachia
2819 Andersonville Highway Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 494-7680
10/26/19-10/27/19 3:00PM-9:00PM
General admission: $10 Individual, $30 Family
Activities include: trick or treating, hay rides, pumpkin patch, pumpkin carving/painting station, storytellers and more! See Facebook page for more details.


Disney Store Haunted Party
Disney Store at West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 470-7110
Saturdays 10/12/19, 10/19/19, 10/26/19 1:00PM, Sundays 10/13/19, 10/20/19, 10/27/19 2:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: games and more. Event is intended for families with children ages 3 and up. Reservations are required. See the store website for more details.


Monsters at the Museum
East Tennessee History Center
601 South Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 215-8824
Saturday, 10/19/19 11:00AM-2:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: games, crafts, storytelling, trick-or-treating, and costume contests. See website for more details.


Smart Toys & Books Spooktacular
Smart Toys & Books
9700 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 394-6060
Friday, 10/18/19 5:30PM-7:30PM
General admission: $15 for first child, $12 for additional child
Activities include: playground admission, goodies, food, raffles and more. Call to register. See the Facebook event page for more details.


Church/Community Events

Knox County Library Fall Fun Fest
Lawson McGhee Library
500 West Church Ave. Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 215-8750
Wednesday, 10/9/19 10:00AM-12:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: music, dancing, crafts, scavenger hunt and light refreshments. See website for more details.


Spooktacular Storytime
Howard Pinkston Branch Library
7732 Martin Mill Pike Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 573-0436
Tuesday 10/22/19 6:30PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: stories, singing, crafting and light refreshments. Come in costume if you wish. Ages 2-7. See website for more details.


Monster Halloween Family Pajama Storytime
Farragut Branch Library
417 N Campbell Station Road Farragut, TN 37934
(865) 777-1750
Monday 10/28/19 6:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: stories, songs, crafts, and snacks. Ages 3-9. See website for more details.


Spooktacular Storytime
Bearden Branch Library
100 Golfclub Road Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 588-8813
Tuesday 10/229/19 4:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: stories, songs and crafts. Costumes welcome. Ages 2-7. See website for more details.


South Knox Spooky Halloween Party
South Knoxville Branch Library
4500 Chapman Highway Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 573-1772
Tuesday 10/29/19 6:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: stories, games, crafts and refreshments. Ages 3-12. See website for more details.


Cedar Bluff Library Halloween Party
Cedar Bluff Branch Library
9045 Cross Park Drive Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 470-7033
Wednesday 10/30/19 6:30PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: stories, crafts, snacks and costume contest. See website for more details.


First Baptist Church Knoxville Trunk or Treat
510 West Main Street Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 546-9661
Sunday 10/27/19 4:00PM-6:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: candy, inflatables, refreshments, games, prizes and more. See event Facebook page for more details.


Central Baptist Fall Festival 
6300 Deane Hill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 588-0586
Sunday 10/27/19 3:00PM-6:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: trunk-or-treat, puppets, hay rides, rock wall, photo booth, food and more. See event Facebook page for more details.


Christian Academy of the Smokies Falltastic Celebration 
1625 Old Newport Highway Sevierville, TN 37862
(865) 774-0012
Saturday 11/2/19 11:00AM-3:00PM
General admission: FREE
Activities include: music, face painting, petting zoo, hay rides, corn train, inflatables and more. See website and Facebook page for more details.


For Thrill Seekers (some events may not be suitable for children)

Dead Man’s Farm Haunted House
13100 West Lee Highway Philadelphia, TN 37846
(865) 803-4425
Opening Day: Saturday, 10/4/19
10/4/19-10/31/19 Begins at 7:00PM. See website for exact days and times.
General admission: $20.00 for ages 12+. Cash or credit available. Under 12 years old not recommended. See website for additional ticket information. *Note Dead Man’s Farm is no longer based at Deep Well Farm in Lenoir City. It is now located in Philadelphia.*
Come experience an approximate 35-minute, interactive walk-through, and live performance. This year midway attractions have been added that are challenging and horror based. Midway tickets must be purchased separately. See website or Facebook page for further details.


Zombie Blasterz at Kyker Farms
938 Alder Branch Rd. Sevierville, TN 37876
(865) 679-4848
Opening Day: Saturday, 10/5/19
October: 12, 19, 26 8:00PM-10:00PM
General admission: $15 each activity or $20 for both. See Facebook page for further details.


Knoxville Horror Film Fest
Central Cinema/Regal Cinemas Downtown West
1205 North Central Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 951-2447
Thursday 10/17/19 5:00PM-9:00PM, Friday 10/18/19 12:00PM-2:00AM, Saturday 10/19/19 12:00PM-2:00AM, Sunday 10/20/19 1:00PM-10:00PM
Passes/Tickets: $25-$200
Activities include: horror movies, special events and parties. See the event Facebook page for more details.


Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours
36 Market Square Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 377-9677
Times vary
General admission: $40 adult, $35 youth. See website and Facebook page for further details.


Frightmare Manor
7558 W Andrew Johnson Highway Talbott, TN 37877
(865) 471-2878
Times vary
General admission: $28-$48. See website and Facebook page for further details.


FrightWorks
1904 W Emory Road Powell, TN 37849
(865) 769-7273
Saturday 10/28/19-Saturday 11/2/19 Times vary
General admission: $23-$57. Free parking. See website and Facebook page for further details.


Looking for more fall fun? Check out these posts!

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Please let us know of any events we may have missed and we will be sure to add them!

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  1. West Towne Christian Church does a Family Festival for all ages. Its October 28th from 6-8. They have a zip line, hayride, face painting, dinner, smores, bounce houses, video game room, fire truck, feather hair extensions and more all for FREE!

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