DOLLYWOOD NAMED A FAVORITE THEME PARK BY NATIONAL AMUSEMENT PARK HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, May 16, 2022) — Dollywood again has earned a top honor from the National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA), being named as one of the association’s favorite theme parks in the country.  Dollywood finished in a three-way tie for the NAPHA Favorite Theme Park of 2021. Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and Busch […]

ADDITIONAL SHOW ANNOUNCED FOR DOLLYWOOD’S ROCK THE SMOKIES

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Tuesday, May 10, 2022) — Dollywood’s Rock the Smokies returns for the first time since 2019, and excitement for the event has prompted event organizers to add a third showtime for the Saturday, Aug. 27 event. Concertgoers can now select a 7 p.m. showtime for the inspirational event featuring headliners TobyMac and Newsboys at […]

Spring Showers Bring More Than a Million Blooms to Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival Beginning April 22

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, April 18, 2022) – For a third year, Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival presented by Covenant Health (April 22 – June 5) blossoms against a Smoky Mountain backdrop to deliver brilliant floral hues to guests. During this year’s installment of the festival, guests can appreciate the vibrant beauty of more than […]

Full Artist Lineup Announced for Dollywood’s Rock the Smokies

TobyMac, Newsboys headline Aug. 27 event PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Friday, April 8, 2022) — Dollywood’s Rock the Smokies returns to the popular Pigeon Forge park for the first time since 2019, providing an inspirational way to put an exclamation point on the end of summer for families and church groups. Rock the Smokies takes place Saturday, Aug. […]

Dolly Parton Kicks Off Dollywood’s 37th Season in Style During March 11 Season Passholder and Media Preview Day

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Friday, March 11, 2022) — Dolly Parton welcomed Dollywood season passholders and members of the media during a special preview day event today, setting the tone for what will be a thrilling 2022 at the Pigeon Forge park. With new festival elements throughout the year and a number of projects throughout the property designed […]

America’s Best Christmas Tradition Begins at Dollywood on Nov. 6

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas runs through Jan. 2 PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Friday, November 5, 2021) — November has only just begun, but on Saturday at Dollywood, park visitors will think it looks a lot like Christmas. The holidays are in full swing at the Pigeon Forge park where guests can experience America’s best Christmas tradition, Dollywood’s Smoky […]

Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Celebrates the Beauty of the Smokies

Guest-favorite festival features fall fun, immersive music, thousands of pumpkins   PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, September 20, 2021) — Dollywood, one of America’s favorite fall family destinations, celebrates the splendor of autumn in the majestic rolling foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains during the Harvest Festival presented by Humana (Sept. 24- Oct. 30). The annual guest-favorite event includes […]

Dollywood’s Summer Celebration Opens With Exclusive Intel® Drone Light Show on June 25

New shows, drone performances and more highlight summer at Pigeon Forge park  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, June 21, 2021) — Summer in the Smokies is about to get a little bit sweeter and a little more special, thanks to Dollywood’s Summer Celebration which takes place June 25-July 31. Guests visiting during the event can experience the new […]

Dollywood Announces New Resort Property, Half-Billion Dollar Investment Strategy

Dollywood’s HeartSong Lodge & Resort marks first project in new 10-year, more than half-a-billion dollar investment plan PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Thursday, June 3, 2021) — After having just finished a decade of unparalleled growth, The Dollywood Company embarks on an ambitious investment strategy that will see the Smoky Mountain vacation destination invest more than half-a-billion dollars over the […]

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival Blooms to Life April 23 With More Than Half-a-Million Flowers

New dining pass, inspirational entertainment and more highlight event PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, April 19, 2021) — As spring continues to blossom throughout the Smoky Mountains, guests to Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival presented by Covenant Health (April 23- June 7) can enjoy more than half-a-million blooming flowers, a new dining pass that provides an unforgettable culinary […]