Halloween Happenings at Wilderness at the SMokies

Is your family looking to change-up the way you celebrate Halloween? Consider packing up your little ghosts and goblins and heading to Wilderness at the Smokies for these guest-exclusive activities!

Halloween Treats Package:
Let your little ghoul or goblin sink their teeth into this fang-tastic package, that’s both creepy and kooky!  Only for a limited time, while haunts last!

Coloring Contest:
All guests arriving October 27 and 28 with littles will be able to pick up a coloring contest sheet and crayons at check-in. Completed coloring contest entries must be turned in to the River Lodge Front Desk in the designated entry box by no later than noon on Sunday, October 29. A winner will be selected on Tuesday, October 31, and mailed a Wilderness gift card.

Monty’s Halloween Bash:
Join Monty the Moose and our Activities Team in the River Lodge Conference room on Saturday, October 28 from noon until 2:00p for a Spook-tacular Halloween Party, complete with dancing, crafts, and refreshments.

Trick or Treat Trail:
Upon check-in, guests will also receive a map of this year’s Trick or Treat Trail. Then on Saturday, October 28, from 5-8 pm kids can get decked out in their Halloween costumes and walk the trail with ten different stops to receive sweet treats and small toys.

Virtual Costume Contest:
Our annual Halloween Costume Contest for guests will be virtual again this year. Guests can enter by following these three easy steps:
1. Post on Facebook or Instagram a photo of you or your family dressed in your Halloween costumes at your favorite spot at Wilderness at the Smokies from 10/24-10/30
2. Tag @wildernesssmokies in your post
3. Add the hashtag #wildernesssmokieshalloween2023
A winner will be announced on 10/31/2023 and will receive a Wilderness at the Smokies gift card.

Jack-O-Lantern Contest:
Guests can view and vote on their favorite Jack-O-Lantern created by our staff in Camp Social between noon October 27th through October 29th. A winner will be announced on Tuesday, October 31.