Best Park and Best Guest Experience

— Golden Ticket Awards, 2023

Plan Your Christmas Visit

As we journey into the final months of the year, we enter a season of thankfulness and observance. It's a time to remember what is truly important and seek out the light that brings us all closer together. It's a time for family and the love we share. A traditional Christmas in the Smoky Mountains is just what is needed. We can't wait to see all the memories you'll make. Plan your holiday visit today.

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Top-10 Theme Park
Top-10 Theme Park
Top-10 Theme Park Hotel
Top-10 Theme Park Hotel
Best Christmas Event
Best Christmas Event
160 Acres To Explore
160 Acres To Explore
5 Million Lights
6 Million Lights
Heartwarming Holiday Shows
Heartwarming Holiday Shows
50-ft Animated Tree
50-ft Animated Tree
Christmas Shopping
Christmas Shopping
"Christmas isn't a competition, but the prize itself. The gathering and sharing of the things that matter most." -By Dolly "Christmas isn't a competition, but the prize itself. The gathering and sharing of the things that matter most." -By Dolly

Exciting Things Happening During Christmas

Dollywood is the place to be this Christmas as wondrous festivals and events are happening all season long. Join us and love every moment during this bright season.

"America's Best Christmas Event For 14 Consecutive Years"

 Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards, 2022

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Smoky Mountain Christmas Presented By Humana

Last Chance! Visit Now - Jan. 6, 2024
The spirit of the season shines brightest during Smoky Mountain Christmas, voted America's Best Christmas Event for more than a decade. Here, the skies dance with the glimmer of more than 6 million twinkling lights, the sounds of our award-winning shows fill the air with Christmas cheer, and family memories are made beneath star-lit mountain skies.

Explore The Festival

Big Bear Mountain

Dollywood’s largest-ever park expansion, Wildwood Grove, is getting even bigger! Debuting in the spring of 2023, Big Bear Mountain will be the longest coaster at Dollywood, taking guests of all ages on an unforgettable family-friendly expedition in search of the Big Bear.

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Things To Do

Wait, How Close Am I?

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Dollywood is conveniently located just 200 miles east of Nashville and 230 miles north of Atlanta in scenic Pigeon Forge at the gateway of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Make yourself right at home this Christmas season, even before you arrive!

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Dinner Shows

See Dolly Parton’s Stampede where 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders take you on a thrilling family-friendly adventure. Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show invites you to join the most famous pirate, Blackbeard, and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, as they lead their crews in a battle on land, on deck, in water and high above full-sized pirate ships in an indoor hideaway lagoon! Both shows include a fabulous four-course feast!

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