February 7, 2020

If you are like us, then you are awaiting the opening day of Dollywood for its 2020 season! Here is everything we know about what will be new, different, and staying the same about Dollywood.

Dollywood Opening Day

According to the Dollywood Calendar, Dollywood will reopen on Saturday, March 14th at 10a.m.! Dollywood Splash Country will not reopen until May 16th at 10a.m.

2020 Dollywood Festivals and Events

  • Dollywood will kick of 2020 with the Dollywood Festival of Nations From March 14th through April 20th!
    • The festival of nations brings entertainment from around the globe together by celebrating music, dance and arts.
    • Some of the shows to look out for are Namaste India and Drumstick Returns Namaste India
  • Flower and Food Festival is a new event at Dollywood this year from May 8th through June 14th!
    • Features nearly 50,000 flowers throughout the park
    • New and Exciting food and beverage options
    • Showstreet will look a little different this year with hundreds of colorful “petal parasol” umbrellas suspended in the air creating a rainbow of colors
  • Barbeque and Bluegrass
    • Bush’s Best Beans presents the Barbeque and Bluegrass event once again this year and Dollywood
    • Featuring Smoked meats like fall of the bone Ribs and Savory Barbeque
    • All Concerts (Rhonda Vincent, The Cleverlys and more) FREE with Admission
  • Summer Celebration: June 20th through August 2nd
    • Featuring extended park hours, new summer entertainment, and fireworks each night
    • “The firework display for Dollywoods Summer Celebrations rivals any major firework display of the year”
    • The Gazillion Bubble Show
  • Rock the Smokies–August 22nd
    • Christian Rock music festival
    • Day time inspirational music free with admission
  • Harvest Festival Presented:
    • The Smoky Mountains are one of the best places to visit for Fall and at the center of all the action is Dollywood
    • See Thousands of illuminated Pumpkins scattered throughout the park
    • Fall Food Galore!
    • Handmade Gifts
    • New pumpkin Displays, treats, and entertainment for 2020
  • Smoky Mountain Christmas: November 7th 2020 through Jan 2, 2021
    • Award winning festival! Named best in America for over 10 years
    • 2020 is the largest expansion ever with more lights, shows and brand new themed areas
    • All New this Christmas: Lights and decorations extend into Wildwood Grove!

Discounts to Dollywood

  • The available discounts and offers can be found online at Dollywood’s Special Offers Page
  • Dollywood does not offer AAA discounts
  • To get the best value, we suggest upgraded your daily admission to a season pass if you plan to visit the park more than 2 or 3 times in a year.

Free Tickets to Dollywood

  • As a guest of Summit Cabin Rentals you are given a free ticket to Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country each day of your stay!
  • Click the photo below for a full list of free attraction tickets.

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