March 11 - April 8, 2023
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of Dolly's biggest hits, I Will Always Love You, during this all-new event. This festive celebration kicks off the 2023 season commemorating the art of songwriting and the stories behind the songs. In addition to honoring Dolly’s iconic status as a songwriter, the event will recognize a number of noted and up-and-coming singers/songwriters with performances throughout the park. Look for special park décor, limited-time merchandise and more as we celebrate this momentous occasion.
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See the art of songwriting in action with a panel of songwriters and a show host blending live musical performances and the stories behind some of country and bluegrass's biggest hits.
Location: Showstreet Palace Theater
Join award-winning songwriters and artists like Natalie Grant, Ricky Skaggs and more for a look into the power of songwriting, the power of words and how Dolly has inspired each of them on their musical journies.
Location: Celebrity Theater
See your favorite Dollywood entertainment acts like Wild Roots, Harmonies of the Heart and A Brighter Day incorporate the singer/songwriter genre and some of Dolly's favorite songs into their sets.
Location: Various Locations
Visit during the I Will Always Love You Celebration, plus every festival this year, all for one low price.*
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