Dollywood Tickets in Pigeon Forge, TN

2700 Dollywood Parks BoulevardPigeon Forge, TN 37863
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Dollywood features thrilling roller coasters, live shows, the South’s largest festivals, craftsmen demonstrations, and themed areas like Dollywood’s Wildwood Grove and Country Fair area (designed especially for kids). All included with your Dollywood Theme Park tickets. Visit and see why this Pigeon Forge theme park is one of the best in the world!

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Good To Know

  • Home to six of the south's largest festivals.
  • All rides and shows are included with your Dollywood theme park tickets (except special ticketed events).
  • For quickest entry, the best time to arrive is an hour before the park opens or after lunch. Most guests tend to arrive between 9:30 am & 11:30 am.
  • Free ice water is available at any of the park's culinary stations, plus there are 19 water bottle refill stations.
  • Wheelchairs, strollers, and lockers are available for rent.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Re-enter the park on the same day with a hand stamp.
  • Food available throughout the park.
  • Rain checks available.
  • Dog boarding available at Doggywood for Dollywood guests. Reservations recommended.


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Fun for the whole family! Dolly Parton’s Dollywood® Theme Park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is recognized as one of best theme parks in the world. Spanning 160 acres, the park is located in the scenic foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

With Dollywood tickets, the whole family can explore over 50 rides and attractions, including thrilling roller coasters like Lightning Rod, the indoor Blazing Fury, and the Wild Eagle, the country’s first winged coaster. Experience FireChaser Express, the nation’s first dual-launch family coaster, as well as the Thunderhead wooden coaster and the steel thriller, Mystery Mine.

Other popular attractions include the Dollywood Express, a 110-ton coal-fired steam engine. Wildwood Grove, the largest expansion in park history, opened in 2019 and provides 11 thrilling new experiences for families to enjoy.

Dollywood’s entertainment is recognized worldwide, having received more trophies than any other theme park for its live entertainment which showcases country, bluegrass, Southern gospel, classic rock ‘n’ roll, and Appalachian music. Daily demonstrations by more than a dozen master craftsmen offer a glimpse into the authentic artistry of the area’s rich heritage with everything from hand-blown glass to blacksmithing. In addition to mouth-watering Southern-style food offered throughout the park, Dollywood hosts several of the South’s largest festivals throughout the year with special performing groups and concerts to celebrate each season.

Tickets to Dollywood Theme Park include all rides, museums, crafts and shows (except for special ticketed events).

NEW in 2023—Dollywood's I Will Always Love You Celebration
March 11- April 8, 2023
In 2023, Dollywood guests will be able to celebrate what has arguably become one of Dolly’s biggest hits, I Will Always Love You. To observe the 50th anniversary of Dolly’s writing of this monumental song, the I Will Always Love You Celebration kicks off the season with a festive event commemorating the art of songwriting and the stories behind the songs. In addition to honoring Dolly’s iconic status as a songwriter, the event recognizes a number of noted singer/songwriters with headline performances throughout the festival. Additionally, the Songwriters’ Showcase in Showstreet Palace Theater places the spotlight on a number of up-and coming songwriters, allowing Dollywood guests the opportunity to enjoy their incredible talents.

Dollywood Flower & Food Festival
April 21 - June 11, 2023
Dollywood Flower and Food Festival 2023, presented by Covenant Health, delights guests with hundreds of thousands of brilliant flowers making up numerous displays created by tremendously-talented horticulturists. In 2023, this event blooms with even more fun and fun and discovery around every corner, thanks to several new larger-than-life Mosaicultures floral sculptures. Explore the larger-than-life blooming sculptures, dance under a picturesque Umbrella Sky, indulge in garden-fresh flavors and enjoy all-new indoor and outdoor entertainment.

Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration
June 17 - August 6, 2023
Dollywood’s Summer Celebration brings family fun to a place everyone can enjoy. Special summer entertainment and extended park hours provide more time for you to experience your favorite attractions. Nightly fireworks and drones top off the evening entertainment.

Dollywood's Harvest Festival featuring Great Pumpkin LumiNights
September 22 - November 4, 2023
Experience fall in the Smokies during the Dollywood Harvest Festival, voted America's #1 Fall Family Event by USA Today readers. See the hills come alive with brilliant colors. Experience the smells of apple and pumpkin treats wafting through the streets. Listen to the sounds of award-winning rides filling the air with adventure. As the sun sets, you'll be wrapped in a whimsical warming glow as the park transforms into an enchanting display of illuminated carved pumpkins and shimmering pumpkin icons.

Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas presented By Humana
November 11, 2022 - January 6, 2024
Voted 'Best Christmas Event' for more than a decade! This spectacular Dollywood Christmas event captures the traditional feel of the holiday season. Experience over 5 million twinkling lights while wandering through Christmas at Dollywood listening to the sounds of the holidays and the park's award-winning rides. Take in a heartwarming holiday show, catch a festive ride on the Dollywood Express, or enjoy seasonal treats packed with classic flavor. The nights end with a celebratory crescendo of returning guest favorite Merry & Bright—a seasonal fireworks spectacular sure to inspire family memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Dollywood operates from mid-March through early January. Operating days and hours vary.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dollywood

Where is Dollywood located?

Dollywood is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at the gateway of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, just 35 miles southeast of Knoxville, off I-40 at Exit 407.

What time does Dollywood open, and Is Dollywood open year-round?

Dollywood is open from late March through early January. Dollywood is not open all days, and operating hours vary throughout the year. To view Dollywood's hours of operation, please select "View Operating Calendar" when selecting your tickets. Park hours are subject to change.

Are the park's shows included in the price of my Dollywood theme park tickets?

Yes, there are a variety of shows and entertainment options throughout the park that are free with your tickets to Dollywood theme park, excluding special-ticketed events.

What is the minimum age for children to attend Dollywood Theme Park without supervision?

For guest safety, children must be 13 years old or older to enter without an adult. Children 12 years old and younger must be accompanied by a chaperone 16 years old or older. Unescorted children will not be admitted.

Is Dollywood wheelchair accessible?

A majority of the park is level to gently-rolling and is, thus, wheelchair accessible.

Are wheelchairs or electric convenience vehicles (ECVs) available for daily rental?

A limited number of wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECVs) are available to rent on site for an additional fee. (Operator must be at least 16 years of age. Operators 16-18 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian at least 21 years of age sign the rental agreement.)

Does my 3-year-old need a ticket to Dollywood?

Children 3 years of age and under are admitted free at Dollywood. You don't need to purchase a ticket until your child is 4 years of age.

Are lockers available for rent?

Dollywood offers two choices for renting lockers: Front Gate Lockers: All-day locker rentals are available at the Front Gate at the Stoller and Wheelchair rental booth and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Front Gate lockers and family-sized locker rentals are available for an additional fee. Ride Lockers: Ride-to-ride locker rentals are available at Wild Eagle, Mystery Mine, River Battle, FireChaser Express, Daredevil Falls, Barnstormer, River Rampage, Sidewinder, and near the Tennessee Tornado roller coaster. Ride lockers are floating lockers, which means you can rent them and float from locker to locker without having to pay for each new locker. These rentals are available for an additional fee.

Does Dollywood offer package pick-up?

Yes, instead of carrying your purchases around, please take advantage of our convenient and complimentary Package Pickup service. Any items purchased in our merchandise shops will be delivered to the Dollywood Emporium for you to pick up as you exit the park at the end of your day. Let the merchandise host know that you’d like to use Package Pickup. You’ll receive a card indicating the time your item(s) will be ready. Simply proceed to the Dollywood Emporium to the Package Pickup counter where your item(s) will be waiting! Package Pickup is offered on purchases made prior to two hours before park closing. For your convenience, Package Pickup is staffed until park closing.

How much is parking at Dollywood?

Parking is $25 for all standard-length vehicles, $30 for oversize length vehicles such as RVs and trailers. Preferred Parking is available at both Dollywood Theme Park and Dollywood's Splash Country Water Park for an additional charge.

Are coolers or outside food or drink allowed at Dollywood?

No, Dollywood does not allow coolers, food or drinks into Dollywood. Although Dollywood does not allow food or drink to be brought into the Park, Dollywood offers a wide variety of delicious foods available at our restaurants and snack vendors. If you would like to eat elsewhere or must leave for any reason during the day, remember to get your hand stamped and keep your admission ticket, then you can return later that same day. Dollywood does not have picnic areas at the park, but if you would like to picnic somewhere, the Smoky Mountains National Park is a great place to visit.

Can I leave the park and return that same day?

Yes. You will need to have your hand stamped at the exit at the Dollywood Emporium. Keep your ticket so it can be scanned when you return.

Are strollers available for rent?

A limited number of single and double strollers are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis. Single strollers and double strollers are available to rent for an additional fee.

What items are prohibited at the park?

Alcohol and weapons.

Are there First Aid Stations at Dollywood?

Yes. Dollywood staffs three Safety/First Aid Offices—one in the Jukebox Junction area near the Pines Theatre, one in Wilderness Pass near River Battle and another in The Village area near the train crossing—with medical personnel on duty at all times during park hours.

What is the smoking policy at Dollywood?

If you smoke, please utilize the many designated smoking areas indicated on the Park Map. Smoking is strictly forbidden on all rides, queue lines, indoor theaters, attractions, shops, and restaurants.

Are baby changing and nursing stations available at the park?

Baby Care Centers, located in the Showstreet, Wilderness Pass, and Country Fair areas, offer nursing areas, changing stations and family restrooms. There are also nursing stations available at the restrooms in Country Fair, Jukebox Junction, Market Square, The Village and Craftsman's Valley near the Woodcarving Shop.

Are pets allowed at Dollywood?

Although pets are not permitted inside Dollywood, the one-of-a-kind kennel, Doggywood, is available for the convenience of Dollywood guests and their dogs. The daily rental fee provides each dog its own water supply, and a walk area is located adjacent to the building so owners can spend time with their pets without having to leave the park. Space is limited, and reservations are highly recommended. Please call the park during operating hours. Without a reservation, all kennels at Doggywood will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. *Please note: Doggywood can only accommodate dogs. Service animals for guests with disabilities are allowed inside Dollywood.

Does Dollywood offer rain checks on tickets?

If it is raining when you leave the park and your visit is shortened by the rain, you can request a rain check—just ask. Rain checks are distributed at the Season Pass Center and are valid until the end of the season. You must request the rain check on the day of your visit before leaving the park.

Why do my Dollywood tickets only have one name listed on them?

The name on the E-Ticket is the primary ticket holder but the tickets are valid for all within your party.