Press Releases

Dolly Parton Celebrates 2024 Pigeon Forge Family Challenge Champs

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee—(March 8, 2024)—Dolly Parton was on hand to celebrate the Falin family who took top honors in the 2024 Pigeon Forge Family Challenge. The seven-episode series aired on Pigeon Forge’s YouTube channel, where it is available for viewing at Dolly was on hand in the final episode which revealed the grand champion […]


Southern Living Declares “Dollywood Is Better Than Any Other Theme Park”

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (March 6, 2024) — A new accolade has come Dollywood’s way just as the park prepares the grand opening ceremonies for its 39th season later this week. Southern Living named Dollywood as one of the South’s Best Attractions as part of its 2024 The South’s Best awards, with the article headline proclaiming “Why Dollywood is […]

Dollywood Press Releases

Dolly Parton Kicks Off “Big” 2023 Season at Dollywood, Announces Opening Details for Upcoming Projects

Season passholders and media enjoy opening day at Tripadvisor’s #1 theme park in America   PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Friday, March 10, 2023) — During today’s annual Season Passholder and Media Preview Day, Dolly Parton unveiled several pieces of information that Dollywood fans have been longing to hear for quite some time. Dollywood’s 2023 season certainly […]

Business News

DOLLYWOOD OFFICIALLY OPENS LARGEST EXPANSION IN PARK HISTORY Guests experience $37 million Wildwood Grove for the first time   PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (May 10, 2019)— Dollywood again solidified its place among the nation’s premier family destinations as Dolly Parton today officially opened Wildwood Grove, the largest expansion in park history. Parton opened the fascinating new […]