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! Festivals are listed below in chronological order. View all festivals and events here.

Now - Jan. 1, 2023

Smoky Mountain Christmas

Presented by Humana

Embrace this cherished family tradition with all your senses as you discover a winter wonderland of more than 6 million twinkling lights, dozens of festive flavors, heartwarming holiday shows, and seasonal shopping tucked into the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.

What's New In 2022

  • New Dollywood Express Field of Lights Experience
  • New lighted décor and areas throughout the park

April 21 - June 4, 2023

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.

June 17 - Aug. 6, 2023

Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration

Presented by Bush's® Beans

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.

Sept. 22 - Nov. 4, 2023

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.

All Events

Passholder Golden Events are exclusive to Gold and Diamond Season Passholders. Diamond Pass-only events are denoted.

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