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 […]

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 […]

Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country Set Opening for June 15

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa to reopen June 10 PIGEON FORGE, TN (Wednesday, June 3, 2020) — After much careful preparation, Dollywood Parks and Resorts start reopening beginning with Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa on June 10. Dollywood Theme Park and Dollywood’s Splash Country Water Park open June 15 and 16 for season pass guests […]

America’s Best Christmas Event Returns During Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, November 4, 2019) — Christmas comes early in the Smokies thanks to the festival voted the Best Theme Park Christmas Event in America for 12 consecutive years, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana (Nov. 9, 2019-Jan. 4, 2020). During the festival, the park boasts an impressive count of more than […]

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival Brings Vibrant Spring Fun to the Smokies in 2020

New five-week event highlights theme park’s 35th anniversary season PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Monday, October 21, 2019)— Spring in the Great Smoky Mountains is about to get a little brighter thanks to Dollywood’s inaugural Flower & Food Festival, a vibrant new event that adds another touch of dazzling color to the natural beauty that already surrounds the […]

Dollywood’s Harvest Festival, Great Pumpkin Luminights Return for Fantastic Fall Family Fun

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Tuesday, September 24, 2019) — Family-friendly fall fun is back at Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana, thanks to the return of Great Pumpkin LumiNights. Now in its third season, Great Pumpkin LumiNights expands again this year by growing the glow to Wildwood Grove. An overwhelming guest-favorite since it was introduced in […]

Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin LumiNights Wins USA Today 10Best Award

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Friday, September 6, 2019) — Dollywood’s Great Pumpkin LumiNights has won the 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award for Best Theme Park Halloween Event, thanks to the votes of park supporters from around the country. Entering its third season this year, Great Pumpkin LumiNights—part of Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana (Sept. […]

Dollywood Searches for Next Panel of Dollywood Insiders

Applications Available As Park Looks For 15 Brand Experts  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, July 8, 2019) — It’s time again for Dollywood to find its next panel of park insiders who share experiences and tips through online content. For the past three seasons, park guests have found helpful information on Dollywood blogs and social channels […]

Dollywood Hosts a “Summer Celebration” Everyone Will Enjoy

Wildwood Grove, nightly fireworks, extended hours highlight summer at Dollywood PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, June 17, 2019)— With summer quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to enjoy the biggest season in Dollywood’s history, as the award-winning vacation destination has a sensational celebration that provides families more time to enjoy together. Dollywood’s Summer Celebration (June […]

Dollywood’s Splash Country Continues Water Safety Day with Decade of Swim Lessons

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson and Prizes Offered PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Wednesday, June 12, 2019) – Though drowning is preventable, it’s one of the leading causes of death among children. Dollywood’s Splash Country wants to change that. For ten years now, the water park has set aside a day to educate the community about water safety. […]