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Dollywood Readies New Glacier Ridge for Smoky Mountain Christmas

Dollywood is making final preparations to debut Glacier Ridge as part of its award-winning Smoky Mountain Christmas event, which kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Glacier Ridge will present Dollywood guests with a “frozen over” Smoky Mountain atmosphere featuring...

Lightning Rod Reopens at Dollywood After Months of Downtime

Lightning Rod yesterday reopened at Dollywood after more than three months of downtime. The coaster last operated in early July. Until last week, when the American Coaster Enthusiast (ACE) Southeast region’s Twitter account shared a photo of the coaster testing,...

Dollywood Expands Great Pumpkin LumiNights in 2018

After a successful debut in 2017, Dollywood is growing its Great Pumkin LumiNights as part of its annual Harvest Festival event. The family friendly pumpkin-themed event returns in 2018 with several new immersive displays, activities and a larger footprint — more...

Six Thoughts on Dollywood From a First Timer

I just finished my first ever visit to Dollywood, as part of my East Coast coaster road trip. Dollywood has long been on my list of parks to visit, but I actually didn’t know TOO much about it before visiting...

Dollywood Wildwood Grove Construction Tour August 2018

Footers, foundations, structures and more are popping up across the under-construction Wildwood Grove area at Dollywood. As part of yesterday’s big announcement, members of the media were invited to the construction site of the new $37 million, 5-acre area. Due to...

Dollywood Announces Wildwood Grove Area for 2019

Dollywood today announced plans for its largest expansion in the park’s history: Wildwood Grove, an entire new area of the park with 11 new rides and attractions. At a price of $37 million, Wildwood Grove represents the largest capital investment...