Dollywood Theme Park

Festivals & Events

Dollywood's award-winning festivals and events span the entire year—celebrating each wonderful and unique season with incredible decor, delicious food, showstopping entertainment and more!

April 22 - June 5, 2022

Flower & Food Festival

Presented by Covenant Health

Explore larger-than-life blooming sculptures, dance under a picturesque Umbrella Sky, indulge in garden-fresh flavors and enjoy all-new indoor and outdoor entertainment.

What's New In 2022

  • The festival area grows larger with multiple all-new iconic Mosaiculture displays
  • A fresh menu full of all-new delectable delicacies that highlight the tastes of spring in the Smokies

Explore Flower & Food

June 18 - Aug. 7, 2022

Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration

Sun-kissed days in the Smoky Mountains mean celebrating family fun at a place everyone can enjoy! With extended hours, there's a full day ahead, including exhilarating rides on world-class coasters, showstopping live entertainment, plus nightly fireworks and drone spectacular.

What's New In 2022

  • Dollywood's Sweet Summer Nights drone and fireworks show grows larger with even more drones taking to the night skies above the Smoky Mountains
  • The Gazillion Bubbles Show returns to DP's Celebrity Theater to create unforgettable moments for kids and kids-at-heart

Explore Summer

Sept. 23 - Oct. 29, 2022

Harvest Festival

Presented by Humana

Brilliant colors, mouthwatering flavors, and enchanting evening glow: Experience the greatest fall moments in the Smoky Mountains during America's #1 Fall Family event as voted by USA Today Readers.

What's New In 2022

  • Have a hoot in Craftsman's Valley as the all-new Hoot Owl Hollow takes over with owl-themed pumpkin displays on the ground and suspended from the trees
  • More performances from new and returning artists

Explore Harvest

Nov. 5, 2022 - Jan. 1, 2023

Smoky Mountain Christmas

Presented by Humana

Smoky Mountain Christmas Tree Smoky Mountain Christmas

The spirit of the season shines brightest as the skies dance with the glimmer of more than 5 million twinkling lights, the sounds of our award-winning shows fill the air with Christmas cheer, and family memories are made beneath firework-lit skies.

Explore Christmas