Dixie Stampede, Dollywood Push Boys and Girls Club Project over the Top with $500,000 Donation

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2015) — Thanks to a combined $500,000 donation from Dixie Stampede and The Dollywood Company, the new Pigeon Forge Boys and Girls Club soon will be reality. Dixie Stampede and Dollywood each donated $250,000 toward the project during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new facility on Thursday afternoon. The Boys […]

Dollywood Named One of TripAdvisor’s Top Theme Parks Worldwide

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (December 2015) — The popular travel review site TripAdvisor recently named Dollywood as one of the best theme parks in the world, continuing the Pigeon Forge park’s string of impressive accolades and awards. Based on reviews and ratings for all theme parks worldwide, TripAdvisor compiled the list of the Top 25 theme […]

Take a Virtual Ride on Dollywood’s Lightning Rod; World’s Fastest Wooden Coaster To Open March 2016

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (November 17, 2015)— Dollywood is giving coaster fans a chance to jump aboard Lightning Rod, its newest record-breaking offering, before the final pieces of track are even in place! Thanks to Los Angeles-based 3D Live, anyone with a smartphone can stream via YouTube 360 optimized, point-of-view footage of Dollywood’s Lightning Rod and […]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Returns to Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (November 2015) — Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer leads Santa’s sleigh back to Pigeon Forge for Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana (Nov. 7 – Jan. 3). Rudolph and his special friends enjoyed visiting Dollywood guests so much last year that they’ve decided to pack up all of the fun from the […]

Fall Paints Dollywood with a Colorful Brush During National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration in October

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Sept. 24, 2015) – With sweet melodies drifting through the crisp, autumn air, Southern gospel music is well represented during Dollywood’s National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration presented by Humana (Oct. 2- 31). Once again, Dollywood is home to a packed slate of Southern gospel’s premier talent. Among this year’s new acts […]

Dollywood Earns Three Golden Ticket Awards; Park Honored for Entertainment, Friendliness, Christmas Event

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2015)—Dollywood continues to rack up accolades from Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards, this year earning three “best of” awards and placing in the top-five in seven additional categories during the magazine’s 2015 awards ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Luna Park in New York City. “Every time they announce the Golden […]

The Band Perry Added to Dollywood’s Showcase of Stars

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2015)—Dollywood hosts The Band Perry in concert as part of the Showcase of Stars on Saturday, Sept. 19. Tickets to The Band Perry concert go on sale to Dollywood season passholders on Friday, Aug. 21. One of the most dynamic acts in music today, the sibling trio proved to be […]

Dollywood To Add World’s Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster for 2016 — $22 Million ‘Lightning Rod’

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (August 7, 2015)— Dollywood today announced the addition of Lightning Rod, both the world’s fastest wood coaster and the world’s first launching wood coaster. Set to roll to the starting line in March 2016, Lightning Rod adds another groundbreaking roller coaster to the park’s already impressive portfolio of world-class attractions. The thrilling […]

Deadline Approaches To Nominate ‘Super Student’ To Win $5,000 for School, Plus Family Vacation

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (April 29, 2015) – This Sunday (May 3) is the deadline to nominate students who set good examples so one can win $5,000 for his or her school and a family vacation to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., in the Great Smoky Mountains. The Pigeon Forge Super Students promotion encourages parents, teachers and friends […]

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort Now Accepting Reservations, Exclusive Guest Privileges Revealed

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (March 10, 2015) – A dream 30 years in the making is about to be realized: Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort opens this summer, and guests can now book for travel dates starting August 18 by visiting DollywoodsDreamMore.com or calling 800-365-5996. Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort is the first resort created by Dollywood and Dolly Parton. […]