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Festival of Nations

Dollywood's Festival of Nations displays the most captivating entertainment from around the world during celebration of music, dance, food and art.

March 14 - April 20

Throughout the Park

Barbeque & Bluegrass

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Come hungry to the Barbeque & Bluegrass, Dollywood’s free concert series featuring the biggest names in bluegrass music while you savor the country’s tastiest barbeque.

April 24 - May 03

Throughout the Park

Flower & Food Festival

Dollywood adds to the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains with the all-new Flower & Food Festival. Immerse yourself in a colorful array of larger-than-life mosaicultures accented by delicious dishes featuring the flavors of spring.

May 08 - June 14

Throughout the Park

Summer Celebration

Dollywood’s Summer Celebration is just that—a time to celebrate making memories with family at a place everyone enjoys! This summertime event features extended park hours, exciting summer entertainment and nightly fireworks.

June 20 - August 02

Throughout the Park

Rock the Smokies

Experience a time of worship unlike any other during Dollywood’s Rock the Smokies featuring a number of the genre’s biggest acts, including For King & Country and Zach Williams.

August 22

Throughout the Park

Harvest Festival

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Dollywood is your destination for fall. Play by day and see thousands of jack-o’-lanterns glow by night during Great Pumpkin LumiNights. Hear the sounds of Southern gospel fill the air and get your fill of our seasonal foods. It all happens at Harvest Festival presented by Humana.

September 25 - October 31

Throughout the Park

Thrills in the Hills

Dollywood celebrates its twelfth annual Thrills in the Hills in 2020, with all of the behind-the-scenes access and information that coaster enthusiasts have come to love from this thrilling event.

Throughout the Park

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Have Yourself a Little Christmas Glow

"It is finally the most wonderful time of the year. Smoky Mountain Christmas has been spreading holiday cheer since early November..."

By Brayden Hutchins - Dollywood Blogger

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It’s Award Season and Dollywood is Looking Strong!

"I’m just going to say it. I’m proud of the place I get to work. I grew up coming here and made so many memories of this place..."

By Wes Ramey - Dollywood Blogger

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Kindergartener's Perspective: Dollywood Top 5 for 2019

"I love Dollywood because it holds special memories from my childhood—but what I love about it even..."

By Vladimir Prokhnevskiy - Dollywood Blogger

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