Celebrate Summer's Best Moments

Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration

Presented By Food City

June 15 - Aug. 11, 2024

Summer's best moments come alive in the Smokies. Here, days are brighter and nights sparkle during Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration. Surprises await around every sun-kissed corner, including refreshing ways to play, inspiring bursts of summer color and returning family-favorite shows.. As the sun starts to set, ride into the night on Big Bear Mountain, join a high-energy dance party beneath the Wildwood Grove tree and watch hundreds of drones dance across the night sky during the dazzling Sweet Summer Nights drone & fireworks show.

Dazzling Sweet Summer Summer Nights


Family-favorite Sweet Summer Nights drone & fireworks show is back to dazzle dreamers of all ages! Experience summer's best moments as hundreds of drones dance across the night sky, telling a unique Dollywood story through 3D animations and a symphony of light. End your summer day with a spectacular night!

Gazillion Bubble Show


Watch as millions, billions, gazillions of bubbles envelop the entire theater in a one-of-a-kind show that kids (and parents) of all ages will love.

Can't-Miss Colorful Moments


Summer days are brighter at Dollywood, where an explosion of brilliant color has spread across the park! Sit back and relax on a row of sunshine-yellow rocking chairs surrounded by technicolor trees. Look up to see rainbow-hued pool noodles suspended above your head and a seemingly endless blanket of radiant kites gently blowing in the wind, providing the perfect amount of shade on a Smoky Mountain summer day.

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Big Bear Mountain

Dollywood’s largest-ever park expansion, Wildwood Grove, is now even bigger! Big Bear Mountain is the longest coaster at Dollywood, taking guests of all ages on an unforgettable family-friendly expedition in search of the Big Bear.

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