Fall Activities, Knoxville, TN
The Starbucks Pumpkin Latte is on sale, and so ends the summer months….. So to see you through to the winter, we have found some of the best local, fall-inspired events happening during the months of October and November. This year’s events are pretty awesome, which means cramming more fun into fewer weekends, so be ready!
#1) Mayfield Farm Nursery Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch | 257 Hwy 307 Athens, TN 37303 | (423) 746-9859 | Open now through 10/31/16 | Saturday 11:00AM – 9:00PM & Sunday 1:00PM – 7:00PM. |
General admission: adults $11, ages 10 and under $8, ages under 2 are free. Add $7 to each admission to include the pumpkin patch. Last tickets are sold one hour prior to closing.
Challenge your family and friends to not one but TWO Corn Mazes! They are packed with twists and turns for plenty of opportunities to get lost. The Big Maze is for those who want a real challenge but for the little ones: The kiddie maze will make them happy!
#2) Ballinger Farm Crazy Maze | 2738 Renfro Rd. Jefferson City, TN 37760 | (865) 475-7513 | Opening Day: Friday, 9/23/16 | Runs 9/23/16-11/2/16 | Friday 6:00PM – 11:00PM, Saturday 10:00AM – 11:00PM & Sunday 1:00PM – 6:00PM | http://ballingerfarmtn.blogspot.com/
General admission: $10 plus tax (includes all activities and pumpkin). 2 and under free with paid adult.
Ballinger Farm has so many activities to keep the kids entertained! With a corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayride, petting zoo, jumping pillow just to mention a few, it will sure to keep the family amused for a wonderful day out.
#3) Freaky Friday Fright Night | Mayor Bob Leonard Park | 301 Watt Rd. Baseball Field 1 Farragut, TN 37934 | Friday, 10/28/16 5:00PM – 7:00PM | http://www.townoffarragut.org/calendar.aspx?eid=10657
General admission: 12 and under free. Costumes required. Free but donations recommended for Ronald McDonald House.
Kids 12 and under are invited to “trick or treat” at the park and they are sure to get some delicious treats. Local non-profit groups, businesses, and Town committees will be on hand to entertain with spooky games as well as cookie decorating. The event is free but donations are recommended.
#4) Boo at the Zoo | Knoxville Zoo | 3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr. Knoxville, TN 37914 | (865) 637-5331 | Oct 6-9, 13-16, 20-23 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM | https://www.zooknoxville.org/event/boo-at-the-zoo/
General admission: $9/person, under 4 are free. Free parking. $2 off admission for zoo members.
BOO! at the Zoo is Knoxville’s largest Halloween event featuring 12 nights of safe and not-too-scary Halloween fun perfect for the kids. A Halloween tradition in Knoxville for the past 30 years, BOO! at the Zoo is a family event worth going to! With loads of activities including trick-or-treating, where the little ones can fill their bag with goodies as they make their way through the zoo. Each night there will be a variety of entertainment including dancing with some of your favorite characters in the Chick-fil-A Monster Mash Tent, the Zoo Boo Choo Choo, and the only “haunted” carousel in East Tennessee, the Scary-Go-Round! Make sure you book your tickets!
#5) Friendly Farm Fall Fun Fest | 1302 Blockhouse Rd, Maryville, TN | (865) 982-7255 | http://www.kornkrazyfun.com/
General admission: Adults $10 and ages 2-12 $7.50. (Pony rides are extra.)
The Friendly Farm owners are all about farming, animals, and kids by providing some great activities to keep the children entertained! So come along to Friendly Farm and spend some fun family time.