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.

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Fall Events

Fall at Darnell Farms

Join us for an unforgettable autumn adventure at Darnell Farms' Annual Scenic Hayride to the Most Picturesque Pumpkin Patch in the Appalachian Mountains! To ensure a seamless experience, we highly recommend ordering your tickets in advance…

Smoky Mountain Farmers and Artisans Market

Local farmers and authentic artisans Picnic tables Pet-friendly (must be leashed & please pick up after them) Rain or shine event Tuckasegee riverfront location with fishing pier and put-in. Visit the Appalachian Rivers Aquarium and the…

Annual Fall Frenzy

Come out and enjoy a fun day at Darnell Farms! This is our Annual Fall Frenzy Event! Last year was a blast! There will be a variety of Craft vendors, Music, hands on activities, Fall Dream whips and so much more! Darnell Farms always has a…

Mountain Life Festival

Take a glimpse into the past and join us for the Mountain Life Festival on the Mountain Farm Museum at Oconaluftee Visitor Center. On Saturday, September 23rd, from 10 AM – 3 PM, share in some of the traditional fall pursuits that…

Waterfall Walk at Deep Creek

Breathe in the crisp mountain air on this easy, ranger-guided walk along Deep Creek. Junior Rangers and families alike will spy exciting waterfalls and wildlife through the fall foliage.

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