Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Feels Fresh, Yet Familiar

Annual event features fall fun, immersive music, thousands of pumpkins  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, September 21, 2020) — After being named by USA Today as the country’s best fall theme park event last year, Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana (Sept. 25-Oct. 31) is back this season with several fresh changes that echo many of […]

Park Resumes Additional Campground and Picnic Area

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is increasing access to additional campgrounds and picnic areas. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 […]

Tripadvisor Names Dollywood Top-10 Theme Park in the World

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa added to Travel & Leisure List PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Thursday, July 30, 2020)— As Dollywood has continued to earn strong guest satisfaction scores and stellar guest reviews based on the quality experience visitors enjoy while at the park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Tripadvisor recently included it in the top-10 of […]

Dollywood’s Splash Country Offers Best-Value Deals in Celebration of Milestone Year

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Thursday, July 16, 2020)— Dollywood’s Splash Country celebrates its 20th year of making cool memories for guests with new ticket offers, live entertainment and the friendliest atmosphere in the region.In appreciation for two decades of being the Smokies’ most-trusted water park, Dollywood’s Splash Country extends some of the best offers in park […]

Dollywood Officials Announce Flower & Food Festival Ending Date, Unveil Unprecedented New Season Pass Offer

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Wednesday, July 15, 2020)— Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival presented by Covenant Health—originally scheduled for mid-spring—offers a brilliant kaleidoscope of vibrant colors that has awed park guests, according to the overwhelmingly-positive feedback the event has received since it opened on June 15. Keeping the blooms bright and beautiful in the heat of […]

Dollywood Officials Remove Reservation Requirement

Park earns six USA Today 10Best travel awards nominations PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Tuesday, July 14, 2020) — With nearly a month of learnings from operating in the current environment, Dollywood officials have made operational adjustments designed to make trip planning simpler. Based on strong guest satisfaction scores and stellar guest reviews about the park’s operating […]

Dolly Parton’s Stampede Resumes Operation July 3

Joins Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, Hatfield &McCoy Dinner Feud, The Comedy Barn and Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Café in operation PIGEON FORGE, TN, (Thursday, June 18, 2020) – The most popular and most visited dinner show in the Smokies will stampede back into action just in time for the busy Independence Day holiday weekend. Dolly […]

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is the focus at Alcatraz East Crime Museum’s newest Temporary Exhibit

Alcatraz East Crime Museum, located in Pigeon Forge, will host a year-long exhibit on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (June 18, 2020) – Alcatraz East Crime Museum’s latest temporary exhibit will feature the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), opening on July 13, 2020. The exhibit will showcase the important work the Bureau […]

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival Brings Bright Blooms to Smoky Mountains Beginning June 15

Guests can enjoy colorful kaleidoscope of more than half-a-million flowers PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Friday, June 12, 2020)— Dollywood’s inaugural Flower & Food Festival presented by Covenant Health blooms to life with a vibrant new event that adds another touch of dazzling color to the natural beauty that already surrounds the award-winning theme park. Originally scheduled […]

Pirates Voyage Resumes Operation June 10

Joins Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud and Frizzle Chicken Farmhouse Café in operation. PIGEON FORGE, TN, (Thursday, June 4, 2020) – After several months in port, Pirates Voyage is setting sail again in Pigeon Forge. The 21,000 square foot arena, adjacent to The Island in Pigeon Forge, is the stage for Crimson and Sapphire pirates […]