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October 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-4

Celebrate leaf season in the Smoky Mountains at this free event, a family-favorite in the Nantahala Gorge. With activities and prizes for all ages, your friends and family are sure to have a great day on or off the water.

Event Highlights

Pumpkin Decorating : NOC supplies pumpkins, decorating, and carving materials. Every child wins a prize after presenting their pumpkin to the panel of judges.

Great Pumpkin Pursuit : A free-for-all dash through Nantahala Falls. Participants collect as many numbered pumpkins as possible while racing to the finish. Check back for details on 2017 prizes!

Costume Contests : Dress to impress the judges! Costume categories are kids, couples, best in character, and scariest.

Live Music : Enjoy a bonfire and live music at Big Wesser BBQ + Brew. S’mores included!


October 28, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-4


Nantahala Outdoor Center
13077 Highway 19 W
Bryson City, NC 28713-9165 United States