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Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is known far and wide for its fabulous shopping opportunities, and there’s no better place to get started than at Dollywood.  Boasting more than 40 shopping locations, Dollywood offers everything from specialty craft items to apparel to magic tricks. You’ll also find a unique selection of items featuring the park’s famous namesake—Dolly Parton.

With the 2012 addition of Wild Eagle comes a variety of items for fans of the first wing coaster in the U.S. Located in Wilderness Pass, Wild Eagle headquarters offers an extensive line of exclusive souvenirs, including t-shirts, hats, fleece, mugs, totes, jewelry and more.

The great offerings at Ranger’s Supplies in Wilderness Pass are new for 2012, led by a selection of personalized leather bracelets. Other new items include a selection of jewelry, sunglasses, flip-flops and water shoes.

Rivertown Trading, new in 2012, offers a selection of fashionable sundresses, a complete line of accessories including jewelry, handbags and scarves.

At Mystery Mine, a new selection of Tye-Dye items, sundresses and jewelry are offered.        

Granny Owens’ Toys, Gadgets & Tools opened in 2011.  Located near Owens Farm, home of Dollywood’s Barnstormer family thrill ride, the shop features a variety of Granny Owens’ favorite toys.  Plus, the shop offers water supplies, including bathing suits and towels. 

The Appalachian Heritage store, located in Craftsman’s Valley, offers merchandise that is closely linked to East Tennessee’s rich heritage.  Uncle Bill’s Music Shop, named for Dolly’s Uncle Bill Owens, features a variety of musical instruments that helped shape the sounds of mountain music, including handmade dulcimers.  Appalachian Heritage also showcases items that tell the story of the Irish settlers who were among the Smoky Mountains earliest settlers. 

Step into Dolly’s Closet where guests will find Dolly’s style in their size!  Located in Adventures in Imagination, Dolly’s Closet opened in 2006 and offers a wide variety of Dolly’s favorite fashions from classy Capri pants to chic jackets.  A seamstress is on hand to customize apparel with a variety of sequins, beading, appliqués and other embellishments that let guest fill their own closets with Dolly’s signature fashions. 

Follow the sweet aroma on Showstreet to the 6,500-sq.-ft. Dollywood’s Sweet Shoppe.  Guests can satisfy their sweet tooth at the Ice Cream Parlor with hand-dipped Edy’s ice cream.  Visit Dollywood’s talented candy makers next door in the Candy Shop where more than 70 taste-tempting confections await, including five cases devoted solely to chocolate.  Finally, step into the Taffy Kitchen where more than 60 flavors of this familiar favorite are made.  Kids will especially love “Mr. Percy,” the incredible, almost-magical candy oven.

The Dollywood Emporium is home to Pinny Barter’s Pin Post.  Located just inside the park’s turnstiles, the Dollywood Emporium offers a variety of pins available for purchase.  Since 2004, more than 450 pins are in circulation featuring images of popular Dollywood icons, including Dolly, the Grist Mill, the Dollywood Express, the butterfly logo, the Robert F. Thomas Chapel and many more.  The park’s largest shopping attraction, the Dollywood Emporium also features the best of all that Dollywood’s many unique shops have to offer—from food to apparel as well as nostalgic gifts. The Dollywood Emporium also features a variety of home decorating items and ceramics. 

Dollywood’s wood carvers have been entertaining park guests for years with their working demonstrations.  While watching these talented artisans create beautiful handcrafted pieces, guests learn more about this centuries-old craft.  At the Woodcarver’s Shop, guests can purchase wood carving tools, books and blanks—perfect for the do-it-yourselfer who wants to explore the art. 

A Dollywood shopping spree comes with an added benefit you won’t see at any mall.  Enjoy an educational tour of our Master Craftsmen’s shops featuring working demonstrations throughout the day. See leather hand-tooled, steel forged into that perfect gift, witness the creation of a wagon or carriage by the Dollywood Master wainwrights or watch as glassblowers create colorful, handmade items in the Rainbow Glass Factory, adjacent to Owens Farm.  The timeless art of hand-blown glass demonstrates one-of-a-kind glass creations in the making, featuring a range of colors and patterns. Guests can watch as the glassblower breathes life into these unique pieces including serving pitchers, vases and ornaments which are featured in the neighboring gift shop.          

Dollywood shoppers can take advantage of the park’s convenient and complimentary Package Pickup program.  Package Pickup will hold any item(s) purchased in any merchandise shop.  While guests enjoy a “hands-free” day in the park, items are delivered to Package Pickup in the Dollywood Emporium.  Items will be held for guests until they leave the park.

Throughout Dollywood, great shopping opportunities await guests eager to find that special keepsake or memento in these and the shops listed below:

 Sweetgum Branch Bookstore  Blacksmith & Foundry
 Cas Walker’s Store  Eagles Nest
 Valley Carriage Works  The Magic Shop
 Hillside General Store  The Ole Woodcutter
 White Water Nature  Grist Mill
 Gazebo Gifts  Temple’s Dry Goods & Warehouse
 Ashley’s Photorium  Old Flames Candles
 Smoky Mountain Slate Works  Smoky Creek Leather
 Rainbow Glassblowing Factory