Fall Events

Pumpkin Patches, Hay Rides, and Corn Mazes

It's not just the fall colors that bring leaf peepers to Bryson City. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure such as a hayride to a pumpkin patch at Darnell Farms, a Fall Foliage train ride on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, or a fall hike to 3 waterfalls, celebrate the harvest season in Bryson City.

Use the calendar below left to select your vacation dates and find out what special events are happening during your stay.

Fall Events

Smoky Mountain Farmers and Artisans Market

Local farmers and authentic artisans Picnic tables Live music Pet-friendly (must be leashed) Rain or shine event Tuckasegee riverfront location with fishing pier and put-in. Visit the Appalachian Rivers Aquarium next door - free admission…

NOCtober Fest

NOCtoberfest, NOC’s annual fall family fun event returns! Enjoy leaf season in the Smoky Mountains at Nantahala Outdoor Center’s annual NOCtoberfest event on October 22nd, 2022. This free, family favorite celebration offers activities, kid…