Going to Dollywood in 2024? We have gathered up everything new and returning to Dollywood in 2024. Whether it be new attractions or returning experiences, we have everything you need to know about Dollywood in 2024.
The Dolly Parton Experience
New for 2024 is The Dolly Parton Experience. The Dolly Parton Experience tells the life of Dolly Parton through the use of interactive elements in multiple exhibits. Learn about the dreams and inspirations of Dolly, along with the importance of her family and her signature wardrobe.
The Dolly Parton Experience is set to open May 2024.
Dollywood 2024 Operating Calendar
Dollywood’s operating calendar is growing in 2024. Dollywood will have 280 operating days, 23 more days than in 2023. With more days added in 2024, that means there are more days for guests to enjoy Dollywood.
You can see the Dollywood 2024 operating calendar here.
Seasonal Festivals Returning In 2024
5 of Dollywood’s popular seasonal festivals are returning in 2024.
I Will Always Love You Music Festival (March 9 – April 14) is returning for a second year to kick off the 2024 season and to celebrate the art of songwriting. New additions to this festival is an updated version of the guest favorite Paradise Road; Trio a new show that celebrates the album of the same name which featured Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt; as well as an interactive singalong show that features some of Dolly’s biggest hits.
Flower & Food Festival (April 19 – June 9) is returning with its iconic mosaiculture displays and over half-a-million flowers. The festival will also have a menu full of dishes celebrating spring in the Smokies.
Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration (June 15 – August 11) is returning in 2024 with fan favorite summertime shows and extended hours.
Harvest Festival (September 9 – October 28) is returning with over 12,000 pumpkins, fall treats, and the popular Great Pumpkin LumiNights.
Smoky Mountain Christmas (November 1 – January 5) returns with over 6 million lights, festive holiday shows, tasty holiday treats, and the cozy Christmas atmosphere of the Smokies.
Dollywood 2024 Season Passes
Dollywood has three different season passes for 2024. The three levels of season passes are silver, gold, and diamond. Dollywood also offers a Military discount for season passes as well.
Passes are currently on sale now for the general public.
You can find out more about Dollywood’s season passes in our guide here.
When Does Dollywood Open In 2024?
Dollywood closes for the 2023 season on January 7, 2024. On March 8, 2024, Dollywood opens for the Dollywood passholders for Passholder Preview Day and then reopens to the general public on March 9, 2024.
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