THE GRANDEST BALL OF 'EM ALL BEGINS IN DOLLYWOOD!

"LOVE EVERY MOMENT" IN DOLLYWOOD!!!!

The thrills begin at Dollywood's grand opening ceremonies!  It's where you get the "heads-up" on everything going on for the entire season!  It's the place where you're introduced to new things like fine foods, and new shows!  It's the time to see Dolly Parton as she parades through the park waving to all her fans!   It happens around the third week in March of each year!  Make your plans now to celebrate grand opening!

                                                                                                                                                    thrilling RIDES

There are many Dollywood Amusement Rides to take your breath away!
The Dollywood Wild Eagle Ride is as exciting as it is fun!
This Dollywood Free Fall Ride stands 200 Feet tall!

AMUSEMENT RIDES:  The park is filled with exciting rides for the whole family! From some of the country's best roller coasters to kiddie rides there are loads of fun rides for everyone! Choose from thrill rides, wet rides, spinning rides, fast rides, and slow rides!  With over 40 rides, spreading throughout the park, you can spend the day just riding great rides!

exciting shows

Paint Jam
My People
Great American Country Show

dollywood lifts up the name of jesus throughout the season during shows and festivals

Many wonderful church services are held inside this beautiful little Dollywood Chapel!Church Services On Sunday

THE ROBERT F. THOMAS CHAPEL:   It's  the cute little church  named for the Dr. who delivered Dolly, worship services are held each week.  It's a beautiful to have a wedding, or for spiritual encouragement.    

The Dollywood Gospel Museum is filled with amazing facts about Christian music!

 SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC AND HALL OF FAME:  Established in 1997, this exciting museum is filled with priceless memorabilia from the pioneers of Southern Gospel Music.  Tour the bus belonging to "The Blackwood Brothers" find interesting facts about your favorite artists, and admire musical instruments belonging to some of "America's Greats" in the gospel music industry.

ROCK THE SMOKIES:  This exciting Christian rock music festival happens every year! Some of the industry's biggest acts perform their greatest hits and more!  It's one of the most amazing worship experiences in the Smoky Mountains area.  This one day event is held on Labor Day only.  You must reserve tickets in advance.  Your concert ticket cost does include admission into the Dollywood Amusement Park. 

The Dollywood Manger outside the chapel is a beautiful depiction of the birth of Christ.Smoky Mountain Christmas

SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS: Mid November - Early January.  Christmas in the Smokies is a special time of the birth of Jesus. Dollywood offers a wonderful celebration!  The park is filled with shows telling the story of the Christ child!  Angels are singing, lights are twinkling, and bells are ringing as the real meaning of Christmas comes alive in drama and song!

seasonal events

SPRING - Dollywood Festival of Nations is the festival that begins the opening season every yearSpring Festivals

FESTIVAL OF NATIONS:  Mid March - Early April. Travel around the world without ever leaving the mountains during this amazing festival!  The Festival of Nations takes you into other cultures!  It's a wonderful opportunity to try new foods, hear new music, and find great gifts and souvenirs from other countries.

Dollywood Summer is exciting and fun!Summer Fireworks

SUMMER CELEBRATION - It's a great time to visit Dollywood!  Everything is in full swing during the summer!  The rides are going full force! The restaurants are all serving their summer treats!  Exciting shows are happening while the night sky lights up with a "fireworks extravaganza."  

Fall Harvest Celebration

HARVEST FESTIVAL:  Late September - Late October - Fall is the most beautiful time to visit the Smoky Mountains area.  With the season comes The Harvest Festival. The park is decorated beautifully! Enjoy gospel music, arts, and crafts, and delicious fall food and drink like hot spiced cider, and pumpkin pie. 

A Dollywood Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Christ and more!Smoky Mountain Christmas

SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS- "It's the most wonderful time of the year!" - especially in Dollywood!  It's a special time when the birth of Christ is celebrated in drama, and song!  The park is alive with thousands of colorful, twinkling lights.  Delicious foods and lighted parades transforms the whole park into a winter wonderland.

Dollywood Restaurants are many!  They have great choices and delicious foodsRestaurants


Dollywood restaurants have much to offer in the way of good food!  Among the many restaurants scattered throughout the park, Aunt Granny's Buffet, (serving southern-style dishes) is among the most popular.  If you're into chicken, Miss Lillian's is good.  There are several full service restaurants in the park, as well as fast food booths, and snack stands.  Dollywood sells official cups and popcorn buckets.  With purchase refills are $1.00 throughout the season, so it's a "real deal!"

You'll love Dollywood Shopping!  There's lots of cool stuff you cannot find anywhere else but Dollywood.Shopping


Shopping is always lots of fun!  There are several gift shops filled with unique gifts that you most likely won't find anywhere else.  There are candy shops, a Christian shop, an Eagle shop, and more.  If you're in to beautiful clothes, Dolly's Closet has an assortment of gorgeous outfits just like Dolly wears.  There's lots of clothing decorated in Rhinestones.  There is also beautiful jewelry and accessories to go with practically anything you own.  If you're into "bling" this is a must-stop shop for you!

For tickets, and more information call toll free at (1-800) 365-5996.

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