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 or calling 800-365-5996. Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort is the first resort created by Dollywood and Dolly Parton. […]

Dollywood Introduces New Summertime Festival — Rock the Smokies

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (January 2015)—Guests can experience a rocking worship time Dollywood-style as the park plans to Rock the Smokies (Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015) during the theme park’s newest event, a Christian music festival featuring Third Day and For King & Country. Additional artists will be announced at a later date. Dollywood is partnering with […]

Dollywood Entertainment Auditions Set for 2015 Season

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (December 2014) – Several upcoming auditions throughout the Southeast offer performers the opportunity to put their talent on display for Dollywood’s award-winning entertainment team. Dollywood, which recently earned its sixth consecutive honor for Best Shows, seeks world-class entertainers ready to share their passion for performing with guests in the park’s shows and […]

Run Through Dollywood’s Four Million Lights During Nov. 14 Light the Way 5K

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2014)— Area runners have an opportunity to start the holiday season on the right foot during the Nov. 14 Light the Way 5k at Dollywood. The race course takes participants on a jolly jog through more than four million dazzling lights and festive decorations which make up the park’s award-winning […]

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort Reaches Construction Milestone

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2014) – Construction crews today placed the final spire atop Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort’s entrance tower, marking an important milestone for the stunning 307-room property, which opens summer 2015 next door to Dollywood’s award-winning theme parks. Officials also announced the first two members of the resort’s management team. During today’s topping […]

Southern Gospel Music World To Focus on Pigeon Forge for National Quartet Convention

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2014) – The attention of the Southern gospel music industry will be on Pigeon Forge, Tenn., from Sept. 21-27 when hundreds of performers and upwards of 40,000 fans unite for the National Quartet Convention (NQC). “When the first song is sung in Pigeon Forge, the NQC will open another chapter […]

Dollywood Named Top 3 Theme Park in USA TODAY National Survey

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (August 2014) – Dollywood landed firmly near the top of USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice contest for Best Theme Park. Underscoring the park’s commitment to providing a memorable and enjoyable experience for guests, the third place showing proves once again what visitors have said for years—Dollywood is a special place. USA TODAY’s […]