Light the Way 5K

Dollywood is proud to be hosting the 5th Annual Light The Way 5K on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at 11 p.m. Light the Way 5K participants are treated to a unique course decorated by the park’s four million Christmas lights, beginning their journey at Dollywood’s groups’ entrance, traversing through the parking lot and then winding through the theme park.

Awards will be presented to the top three overall for male and female participants. The top three finalists in each age division receive hand-blown glass Christmas ornaments custom-made for the event by Dollywood’s master glassblower.

Both runners & walkers are welcome...so make plans now to run, prance or dance your way thru the Park to benefit two amazing charities - Keep Sevier Beautiful & Share it Forward!

Registration between Sept. 2 - Oct. 15 is $32; October 16 through race day fee is $35. Race day registration takes place from 11 a.m -9 p.m. at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort. For more information, call (865) 428-9860.

Prices go up after Oct. 15 Register today!



Interested in becoming a Light the Way 5k sponsor? Check out our sponsorship information and perks here.

Light the Way Resort Special

Special rates are available for Light the Way 5K participants at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort! Stay dates must be between Nov. 10-13, and reservations must be made by Oct. 30. Call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD (1-800-365-5996) and mention code 161110LTWK or make your reservations by following the link below.

You must be registered for the Light The Way 5K to be eligible to receive this special rate.