Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration Early Ride Time Event

2024 Gold and Diamond Season Passholders and Dollywood Resort Guests are invited to an Early Ride Time (ERT) event at Dollywood to kick-off Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration presented by Food City! Early Ride Time (ERT) is a once a festival opportunity to have more time to ride select theme park attractions and special giveaways for those able to attend!

Passholders: This is a ticketed event. An ERT action-required entitlement is now available in your My Dollywood account to redeem. Quantities are limited. You will scan your ERT action-required entitlement event ticket and Season Pass at the turnstiles starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 15. Check-in at the turnstiles will end at 9 a.m.

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Resort Guests: This is a ticketed event. Dollywood Resort guests wishing to attend the event can pick up an event ticket at the ticket desk at either Dollywood's HeartSong Lodge & Resort or Dollywood's DreamMore Resort and Spa. You will scan your event ticket and park admission at the turnstiles starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 15. Check-in at the turnstiles will end at 9 a.m.

After scanning your event ticket and park admission, all event attendees will be directed from Dollywood's main front gate entrance to Wildwood Grove.

IMPORTANT: This event is exclusive to 2024 Gold and Diamond Season Passholders and Dollywood Resort Guests only. Each member of your party wishing to attend the event must have a valid 2024 Gold or Diamond Season Pass to register. Children 3 and younger or children with a Pre-K Imagination Season Pass are the only exceptions to this rule. Silver Passholders, Platinum Passholders and guests with Bring-A-Friend Free tickets do not qualify. Children 3 and younger will not need an event ticket.

Things To Know


6/15/2024

Dollywood Theme Park

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Attractions: Wildwood Grove, Including Big Bear Mountain



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