Dollywood is open from late March through early January.
In 2022, Dollywood opens on March 12.
View the Dollywood calendar for operating days and hours.
The only theme park with southern charm.
Considered one of the world’s premier theme parks, Dolly Parton’s Dollywood features rip-roaring rides, delectable fare, and stellar entertainment—all surrounded by breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Spectacular Dollywood Shows and Entertainment
From live artists performing country, southern gospel, classic rock ‘n’ roll and Appalachian music, to master craftsmen showcasing glass blowing and blacksmithing, Dollywood is brimming with the rich heritage and artistry of the Smokies.
More Than 40 Great Dollywood Rides and Attractions
When it comes to thrilling entertainment for all age’s, the park is home to more than 40 rides and attractions that include:
• Lightning Rod, the world’s fastest wooden roller coaster
• Wild Eagle, the country’s first wing coaster
• FireChaser Express, the nation’s first dual-launch family coaster
• Other great rides include Mystery Mine, Blazing Fury, Barnstormer, Daredevil Falls, Thunderhead and more
• Dollywood’s Country Fair, an area specially designed for kids
New rides and attractions at Dollywood include:
Wildwood Grove will have 11 themed experiences full of fun, with indoor and outdoor spaces for people of all ages to play and enjoy. These experiences include: A Treetop Tower, Sycamore Swing, Hidden Hollow play area, Frog and Flies, Black Bear trail, the Mad Mockingbird, Dragon Flier and last but not least, a sparkling Wildwood Tree full of butterflies. Learn more about the new Wildwood Grove addition.
Home to Some of the South’s Largest Festivals
In addition to year-round incomparable entertainment and mouthwatering food, Dollywood plays host to five of the South’s largest festivals. Festival of Nations is a fascinating multi-cultural celebration featuring traditional music, dance, food and art of nations from around the globe. Enjoy Dollywood’s Barbecue & Bluegrass Festival in the spring and the Harvest Festival with Great Pumpkin LumiNights in the fall, offering delightful concerts and tasty foods that highlight the changing of the seasons.
Fun Things to Do at Dollywood for Every Season
During the summer, cool the family off at Dollywood’s Splash Country—an unforgettably fun summertime water park experience. Plus, the park stays open later for a nightly fireworks extravaganza. And each winter, we hang four million dazzling lights to celebrate Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas—a ten-time Best Christmas Event winner.
Plan a Visit to Dollywood
Where to Stay at Dollywood
Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa™
Where to Eat at Dollywood
Choose from a great variety of Dollywood restaurants including:
• Front Porch Restaurant
• Cross Roads Funnel Cake
• Miss Lillians BBQ Corner
Dollywood is open from late March through early January. View the Dollywood calendar for operating days and hours.
Explore Dollywood ticket options.
Please note: Park hours and ticket pricing are subject to change. Please visit official website for most current hours and pricing.
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