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.

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


NOV. 5, 2022 - JAN. 1, 2023

Smoky Mountain Christmas

Presented by Humana

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.

2023 Dates To Be Announced Soon

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.

2023 Dates To Be Announced Soon

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.

All Events

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

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