Dollywood Tickets

2700 Dollywood Parks BoulevardPigeon Forge, TN 37863
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The Dolly Parton Experience opens at Dollywood on May 24. This new attraction includes three distinct experiences, including Songteller, Behind the Seams, and Precious Memories. 

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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 designed especially for kids. All are 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

  • All rides and shows are included with your Dollywood theme park tickets (except special ticketed events).
  • Wheelchairs, strollers, and lockers are available for rent.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Re-enter the park on the same day with a hand stamp.
  • Home to six of the south's largest festivals.
  • Features more than 50 rides and attractions.
  • Working craftsmen demonstrating within the park.
  • Food available throughout the park.
  • Rain checks available.
  • Dog boarding available at Doggywood for Dollywood or Dollywood's Splash Country guests. Reservations recommended.


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Fun for the whole family! Dolly Parton’s Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is recognized as one of the world’s best theme parks. Spanning 160 acres in the Great Smoky Mountains, Dollywood theme park offers more than 50 world-class rides, high-energy entertainment, award-winning dining, and the friendliest theme park atmosphere in the world!

If you’re searching for Smoky Mountain entertainment, then you’ve found the best! Dollywood Theme Park is the perfect family entertainment! Beyond rides and attractions, Dollywood boasts live music and shows sure to entertain every member of the family. While thrill-enthusiasts will love attractions like Lightning Rod and Wild Eagle, non-riders will find plenty of entertaining options at theaters and venues across Dollywood. Between core entertainment and seasonal shows, there’s always a production to enjoy!

NEW in 2024 — The Dolly Parton Experience opens at Dollywood on May 24, giving visitors the opportunity to discover Dolly's story like never before. This new attraction includes three distinct experiences, including Songteller, Behind the Seams, and Precious Memories.

Due to expected high demand during the initial opening timeframe, The Dolly Parton Experience requires a complimentary timed entry ticket to visit between May 24–June 2 and timeslots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis (a timed entry does not include admission to Dollywood). No timed-entry ticket will be required for entry to this new experience after 5:00 pm. For your convenience, a link to the registration window will be provided in your reservation confirmation.

Festivals & Events
Dollywood's award-winning festivals and events span the entire year, celebrating each wonderful and unique season with incredible decor, delicious food, showstopping entertainment, and more!

  • I Will Always Love You Music Festival
    March 9–April 14, 2024
    Kick off the 2024 season with a festive event commemorating the art of songwriting and the stories behind the songs.
  • Flower & Food Festival
    April 19–June 9, 2024
    Explore larger-than-life blooming sculptures, dance under a picturesque umbrella sky, indulge in garden-fresh flavors, and enjoy all-new indoor and outdoor entertainment.
  • Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration
    June 15–August 11, 2024
    Sun-kissed days in the Smoky Mountains mean celebrating family fun at a place everyone can enjoy! With extended hours, there's a full day ahead, including exhilarating rides on world-class coasters, showstopping live entertainment, plus nightly fireworks and a drone spectacular.
  • Harvest Festival
    September 9–October 28, 2024
    Brilliant colors, mouthwatering flavors, and enchanting evening glow: Experience the greatest fall moments in the Smoky Mountains during America's #1 Fall Family event, as voted by USA Today readers.
  • Smoky Mountain Christmas
    November 1, 2024–January 5, 2025
    Experience the magic of a Dollywood Christmas, a cherished family tradition featuring a winter wonderland of more than 6 million twinkling lights, dozens of festive flavors, heartwarming holiday shows, and seasonal shopping tucked into the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.

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

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 mid-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" above 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.) The maximum weight for ECV is 400 lbs.

Does my toddler 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, 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 the convenient and complimentary Package Pickup service. Any items purchased in the 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, and $30 for oversized-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. Complimentary transportation is provided to the front gate via parking lot trams from designated tram stops (Dollywood theme park only).

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. However, guests are allowed to bring one unopened bottle of water per person. 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 Great 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?

Weapons and alcoholic drinks are not permitted on Dollywood premises.

Are there First Aid Stations at Dollywood?

Yes. Dollywood staffs four Safety/First Aid Offices—one in the Jukebox Junction area near the Pines Theatre, one in Wilderness Pass near The Plaza, one in Wildwood Grove adjacent to Hidden Hollow, and another in The Village area near the train crossing—with medical personnel on duty at all times during park hours. Ask any host for assistance or directions.

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?

Yes. The Baby Care Center in Showstreet offers private nursing areas, changing stations and family restrooms. Restrooms with vending facilities are in Rivertown Junction, Craftsman's Valley, Country Fair and Jukebox Junction. Nursing stations are also 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 that 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.

Is there a dress code?

Please wear comfortable shoes or sandals, shirts, shorts, pants, dresses or skirts without exposing excessive portions of the skin or conceal identity. Garments and exposed tattoos showing objectionable material, including obscene language or graphics deemed inappropriate in a family environment are not permitted.