Halloween at the Wilderness


Is your family is looking for to have a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween this fall? Consider packing up your little ghosts and goblins and heading to Wilderness at the Smokies for these guest exclusive activities!

Coloring Contest:
All guests arriving October 28 and 29 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 Monty’s Party area near Candy Cabin in the designated entry box by no later than noon on Sunday, October 30. A winner selected on Monday, 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 29 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 to this year’s Trick or Treat Trail. Then on Saturday, October 29, 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 once again be virtual 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 #wildernesssmokieshalloween2022
A winner will be announced on 10/31/2022 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 outside of Candy Cabin between noon October 28th through October 30th. A winner will be announced on Monday, October  31.