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Christmas at Camp DW

Make your youngest travelers dreams come true this Christmas with the festive activities planned at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa's Camp DW. Our holiday happenings offer memory making opportunities for the smallest traveler around every corner:
  • Santa and his elves will be on hand to hear holiday wishes
  • Holiday crafts for the kids, including letter writing to Santa
  • Classic holiday movies for family viewing
  • Gingerbread houses to view and hot apple cider to sip
  • Holiday Scavenger Hunt
  • Much more holiday entertainment and events on the weekends
*Additional charges may apply


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Santa & Me Painting Experience

Guests of all ages will enjoy creating unique treasures with a special visit by Santa himself! Professional pottery projects are provided by Pink Pig Pottery Studio.

Milk & Cookie Pottery Plate and Cup - The entire family can add a special touch to this project that Santa will be sure to see each year as he visits.

  • The Living Room | Dec. 5, Dec. 10, Dec. 15 | $50 (plus tax)

Santa & Me Handprint Pottery Plate - Santa's handprint will be front and center on a large pottery plate for our young guests to personalize with their handprint.

  • The Living Room | Dec. 1, Dec. 7, Dec. 12, Dec. 17, Dec. 22 | $40 (plus tax)



The Art of Christmas Painting Experience

The Art of Christmas Painting Experience with Regenia Ford of Mountain Memories Art in the Smoky Mountains. Regenia offers hands on instruction to guests 10 and older to create a unique masterpiece. Santa's elves will be on hand to entertain our non-painting young friends.

  • Nov. 29 - Snowman on Canvas: Each painting is personalized with your family's name. ($35 per project)
  • Dec. 6 - Custom Design Wooden Christmas Ornaments: Design your own Christmas ornament. ($17 for 2 ornaments)
  • Dec. 13 - Snowman Through The Window: This unique design is painted on antique windows. ($50 per project)
  • Dec. 20 - Family Welcome Sign: Welcome visitors to your home with your family name printed on pine wood. ($35 per project)

Gingerbread Fun with Santa's Elves

Join Santa's Elves daily in The Living Room to enjoy decorating Gingerbread Houses, Chocolate Trains or Cookie Christmas Trees!

  • $25 per project

Design Your Own Gift

From Nov. 17 - Dec. 24, join Santa's Elves to create unique Christmas gifts that make the perfect present for family and friends. Special gifts include:

  • Fused Glass Christmas Trees or Snowmen from Firefly Glass Studio
  • Reindeer and Santa Pottery Ornaments from Pink Pig Pottery
  • Christmas Birdhouses or Picture Frame from Santa's Elves!

Mrs. Claus at Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa

You're invited to join special guest, Mrs. Claus for the creation of Special Holiday projects

  • Milk & Cookie Plate and Cup | Dec. 15
  • Santa & Me Pottery Handprint Plate | Dec. 22

Christmas Bedtime Story

Nightly at 8 p.m., join Camp DW in The Barn* for a classic Christmas tale!

On Dec. 23, join Mrs. Claus for a special reading of, ’Twas the Night Before Christmas. Following this special bedtime story, you’re invited to gather round the piano for a Christmas Carol sing-a-long.

*Location is based upon weather conditions