Plan Your Spring Visit

THE SMOKIES COME ALIVE

Plan Your Spring Visit

As flowers begin to bloom, the sun begins to shine and the temperatures start to rise, the Smoky Mountains come to life in full color as springtime takes over the hills and valleys of Tennessee. At Dollywood Parks & Resorts, we invite you to experience this renewing season with exhilarating rides, show-stopping entertainment, fresh flavors and so much more. To see and do it all, we recommend a resort package which combines day tickets to our award-winning parks with an overnight stay at one of our well-appointed onsite resorts.

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So Much To See And Do Across Our Parks & Resorts

Stay at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa or Dollywood's HeartSong Lodge & Resort for exclusive perks and benefits while you explore the Great Smoky Mountains.  Dollywood theme park and Dollywood’s Splash Country water park are nestled in the Smokies, so you’ll always have a great view of the mountains while you enjoy world-class roller coasters, festivals, delicious culinary offerings, and live entertainment at Dollywood and waterslides, a wave pool, a lazy river, special events, and more at Dollywood’s Splash Country.

Dollywood Parks & ResortsDollywood Parks & Resorts
Best Theme Park
Best Theme Park In The World
Top 10 Outdoor Water Park
Top-10 Outdoor Water Park
2 Award-Winning Onsite Resorts
2 Award-Winning Onsite Resorts
More Than 60 Rides and Slides
More Than 60 Rides and Slides
Show-Stopping Seasonal Entertainment
Show-Stopping Seasonal Entertainment
More Than 50 Dining Locations
More Than 50 Dining Locations
More Than 30 Shopping Locations
More Than 30 Shopping Locations
Local Demonstrating Craftsmen
Local Demonstrating Craftsmen
5 Festivals Throughout The Year
5 Festivals Throughout The Year

"If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain." - Dolly "If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain." - Dolly

Exciting Things Happening This Spring

Dollywood Parks & Resorts is the place to be this spring thanks to beautiful festivals, events and so much more all season long.

Flower & Food Festival Presented By Covenant Health

April 19 - June 9, 2024

During Flower & Food Festival, wander through larger-than-life plant sculptures adorned in more than half-a-million colorful flower blooms, dance under a picturesque Umbrella Sky and indulge in a menu of garden-fresh flavors from Dollywood chefs.

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New Dolly Parton Experience

Opening May

In this all-new area, discover a number of interactive experiences and elements to make you feel as if you were alongside Dolly as she journeyed from Locust Ridge to stages around the world.

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Splash Country Splash Country

Dollywood's Splash Country

May 11 - Sept. 15, 2024

Dive into sun-drenched fun for all ages at the most trusted water park in the Smokies! Plunge down towering slides like Firetower Falls, relax as you float down the lazy river, or race your family down TailSpin Racer. Even little ones can make a splash on the Little Creek Falls splash pad.

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I Will Always Love You Music Festival

2025 Dates Coming Soon

Clap your hands, stomp your feet and soak in the rhythm of music and laughter. Celebrate the art of songwriting through larger-than-life performances, productions and more. Feel the warmth of songs and sunshine when the Smokies sing during the spring.

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Things To Do

Dollywood Parks & Resorts are nestled in the heart of the Smokies and full of exciting things to do around every corner. A theme park, water park and two resort hotels make up Dollywood’s destination experience in and around the mountains. From unique dining, entertainment, and shopping to rides, slides, and attractions for every age, you'll never tire of things to do.

Best Park and Best Guest Experience

Best Park and Best Guest Experience

— Golden Ticket Awards, 2023

Make Your Plans

Find the experience that best suits your budget, desired length of stay and offerings for the best Smoky Mountain vacation ever!

Wait, How Close Am I?

Dollywood is conveniently located just half-a-days drive from most of the eastern U.S. in scenic Pigeon Forge, TN at the gateway of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Additionally, McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville offers flights from across the country. and is located less than an hour away. Make yourself right at home, even before you arrive!

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What Else Is There To Do In The Area?

The Smokies are home to a number of outdoor festivals, shows, family entertainment options, inviting hotel stays, and cabins, drawing visitors from all over the world every season to the towns of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Visitors will get a glimpse of the Great Smoky Mountains from wherever they stay. A few minutes’ drive separates secluded mountain experiences from the hustle and bustle of the heart of town, where visitors and locals alike enjoy the comfort of Southern cuisine and genuine mountain culture.

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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A Colorful Spring Begins Here

 

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