Halloween at the Island

Oct 31, 2015 from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

The Island in Pigeon Forge to throw 3rd Annual Halloween at the Island celebration

Chances are you’ve started to see pumpkins (and jack-o-lanterns) already in stores – Halloween is just right around the corner, folks! And although you still have a while to come up with the perfect costume, you’ll want to start planning your memorable autumn/Halloween trip to the Smokies right away.

Date and Time

The Island in Pigeon Forge, the popular shopping and entertainment complex, is hosting its 3rd Annual Halloween celebration from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.


The event is free and open to the public. Guests can expect hayrides, spooky storytelling, a kids’ circus, costume contest, candy stations at every store and plenty of other Halloween surprises.

Things to do

The centerpiece of the Island is the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, which stands as one of the tallest attractions in the Southeast at 200 feet tall. The wheel provides riders with an unparalleled view of our world famous Smoky Mountains in comfortable all-glass gondolas that seat up to eight guests.

Other Island attractions include The Island Show Fountain; The Island Ropes Course; 7D Dark Ride Adventure; Arcade City; The Escape Game; Mirror Maze; Old Time Photos; The Island Express; Thunderdome; Funny Cars; Happy Swing; Lil’ Ribbits; The Flying Horse Carousel; Twist and Shout; and Shooting Gallery.

Places to Eat

You won’t go hungry with the various quality restaurants in the complex. They include Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen; Margaritaville; Mellow Mushroom; Timberwood Grill; Dick’s Last Resort; Dudes Daiquiris; Poynor’s Pommes Frites; Auntie Anne’s; Cinnabon; The Sweet Shoppe of the South; The Fudgery; Island Yogurt; Sweet!; The Beef Jerky Outlet; Yee Haw Snack Shack; The Island Creamery; Margaritaville Coffee; and Bill’s Lemonade.

There’s something for everyone at The Island’s shops, which include Margaritaville Store; Ole Smoky Moonshine; St. Somewhere Spa; Build-A-Bear Workshop; Alewine Pottery; Blossom; Bodacious Bags; Big Rock Candy Kitchen; Bootleggers Winery; Buckboard Too!; Cosmic Pen; Christmas and More; Doc’s Magic Shop; For the Health of It; Heads Up Sports; International Flair; Key West Hat Company; Kryptonite Character Store; Miner’s Gems; Monogram Boutique; Natural Comfort Footwear; Parrot Mountain; Southern Sportz; Pepper Palace; Puzzled; Smokies Cigar Shop; Smoky Mountain Sun Shades; Tervis; The Boutique; The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel Gift Shop; The Island Trading Post; The Toy Chest Company; Thomas Kinkade; Timber Valley Rustic Furniture; Village Idiot; and XCell Phone Accessories.

The Island in Pigeon Forge is located at 131 Island Drive.

More Information

For more information, call (865) 286-0119 or visit www.islandinpigeonforge.com

Where to Stay

Heartland Cabin Rentals offers the perfect home away from home just down the road from all the fun and festivities. Call us today at 1-888-711-0087 to reserve your cabin – we can’t wait for you to experience the Smokies in all of its gorgeous fall glory!