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Looking for something fun to do this Halloween? Take a trip to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge and experience one or all of these 4 Halloween Events. 

1. The Island Halloween Celebration 

The Island in Pigeon Forge, 131 The Island Drive, will celebrate Halloween 5-8 p.m. on the holiday. The entertainment complex houses rides, restaurants, shops and other attractions.

The family-friendly event is free and includes trick-or-treating and photo ops. If you and your family wear costumes, you can get unlimited ride passes for $5, according to the Island's website.

2. Dollywood's Great Pumpkin LumiNights

Dollywood will be open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on Halloween and will present its Great Pumpkin LumiNights.

The event features Halloween-themed activities and scenes, pumpkin treats and costumed characters in the Craftsman's Valley, Timber Canyon and Wildwood Grove areas of the theme park.

Great Pumpkin LumiNights is included in Dollywood admission.

3. Ripley's Haunted Adventure

Ripley’s Haunted Adventure in Gatlinburg will present its 21st Annual Fright Nights Show on Halloween.

The attraction will open at 6 p.m. on Halloween at 800 Parkway, Gatlinburg. Tickets are $14.99 plus tax for ages 12 and up, $9.99 plus tax for ages 6-11.

No one under age 6 is allowed due to the graphic nature of the facility; children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian.

4. Anakeesta's Legend of Hallow Mountain

Anakeesta’s new Halloween offering, the Legend of Hallow Mountain, will open on Halloween from sunset to midnight.

The Gatlinburg mountaintop attraction is at 576 Parkway. The Legend of Hallow Mountain features a graveyard tour experience, zombie zip lining in the dark, a firefly forest and other activities.

Hallow Mountain activities except for the zip line and mountain coaster are included in Anakeesta general admission: $21.99 for ages 12-59, $17.99 for children 4-11 and $19.99 for seniors. Ages 3 and under are free.