Dollywood is a great family trip where you can create special moments and memories to last a lifetime. Visiting the park while one of their special festivals is going on makes it even better! Let’s take a look at 5 must-see festivals at Dollywood.
Smoky Mountain Christmas Show
An award-winning festival that you must-see, because it’s an experience that will leave you in admiration and bliss. Christmas here in the Smokies opens your mind to the importance of love and generosity, as you listen to the classic story of how a white-bearded stranger helps bring about a Christmas miracle. The Mistletones performing melodic carols on park and spirit-filled hymns sung by the Kingdom Heirs will fill you with Christmas spirit. Dare we mention the lights, the parades, the festivities? There is so much to see and do, you’ll be hard-pressed to fit it all into a day! Don’t miss Christmas at Dollywood this year, or any year!
During this festival in the fall season (September-October), presented by Humana, hundreds of the biggest gospel names are featured during the day. At night, the park transforms into the fan-favorite Great Pumpkin LumiNights festival, which features thousands of glowing jack-o-lanterns and decorations. The experience here will leave you awed and scheduling the same time to come back the next year!
Summer season (June-August) here at Dollywood features nights of firework shows and captivating performances. You will experience top-notch entertainment created by the world’s biggest acts, live at the Pigeon Forge theme park each summer.
BBQ and Bluegrass
This is a unique event that brings you iconic and renowned bluegrass artists such as Rhonda Vincent & The Rage and Dailey & Vincent, to mention just a few. This is a free concert series, once you’ve purchased your theme park admission, that allows you to enjoy the best in bluegrass music and the best BBQ.
Festival Of Nations
During this seasonal event (March-April), Dollywood celebrates worldwide music, dance, food, and arts. Here there are colorful performances brought to life and delicious international cuisine to excite your taste buds, prepared by international chefs.
Which festival sounds like the one you don’t want to miss? Grab your free Sevierville Vacation Planner and mark your calendar for a trip to remember—complete with a Dollywood festival that you won’t soon forget!