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Exclusive Photo Gallery: Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Opens Through Halloween

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Opens Through Halloween

Dolly Parton’s Harvest Festival at her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., opened on Sept. 25. The fourth annual festival, which runs through Oct. 31, features the Great Pumpkin LumiNights light display, vivid seasonal foliage, pumpkin artwork and sculptures, colossal pumpkins that weight more than 1,000 pounds, and more than 800 concerts. “We know…MORE

Dollywood Named Top 10 Best Amusement Park in the World by Tripadvisor

Dollywood Named Top 10 Best Amusement Park in the World by Tripadvisor

Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is one of the Top 10 best amusement parks in the world, according to Travels’ Choice Best of Awards in 2020. Dollywood ranked No. 8 on the list, joining Magic Kingdom Park (No. 1), Universal Studios Florida (No. 5), Tivoli Gardens (No. 7) and more in…MORE

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival in Full Bloom Until Aug. 2

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival in Full Bloom Until Aug. 2

Dolly Parton’s inaugural Flower & Food Festival is in full bloom until Aug. 2 at her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. With COVID-19 regulations in place, attendees can explore plant sculptures adorned in 500,000 colorful flower blooms, experience a picturesque Umbrella Sky and indulge in garden-fresh flavors from Dollywood chefs. The centerpiece of…MORE

Dolly Parton Opens $37-Million “Wildwood Grove” Expansion at Dollywood With New Roller Coaster, Climbing Structure & More [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton Opens $37-Million “Wildwood Grove” Expansion at Dollywood With New Roller Coaster, Climbing Structure & More [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton hosted the grand opening of the $37-million Wildwood Grove expansion at her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on May 10 and 11. Wildwood Grove, which represents the largest capital investment in Dollywood’s 33-year history, features 11 new experiences for guests, including a new restaurant, climbing structure and roller coaster called the…MORE

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton kicked off the holiday season with her annual Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on Nov. 9. In addition to a performances by Dolly with her brother Randy and several nieces, Dolly opened the park’s newest expansion, Glacier Ridge, a “frosted version of the Smoky Mountains” that features a…MORE

Dolly Parton’s $37-Million Expansion at Dollywood Will Feature New Roller Coaster, Climbing Structure, Restaurant & More

Dolly Parton’s $37-Million Expansion at Dollywood Will Feature New Roller Coaster, Climbing Structure, Restaurant & More

At a media event on Aug. 3, Dolly Parton revealed plans for a $37-million expansion dubbed Wildwood Grove at her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Wildwood Grove, which is slated to open in 2019, represents the largest capital investment in Dollywood’s 32-year history. Wildwood Grove will feature 11 new experiences for guests, including…MORE

Kenny Chesney Sends “Thoughts and Prayers” to Those Affected by Tennessee Wildfires; Calls Attention to Dolly Parton’s My People Fund [Watch]

Kenny Chesney Sends “Thoughts and Prayers” to Those Affected by Tennessee Wildfires; Calls Attention to Dolly Parton’s My People Fund [Watch]

East Tennessee native Kenny Chesney posted a video message on his social media accounts today (Dec. 5) to bring attention to the fundraising efforts of Dolly Parton’s My People Fund, which was established to assist those affected by the wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains. On Nov. 28, an estimated 1,684 structures were damage or…MORE

Dolly Parton to Donate $1,000 a Month to Victims of Wildfires in East Tennessee

Dolly Parton to Donate $1,000 a Month to Victims of Wildfires in East Tennessee

Dolly Parton announced on her Facebook page last night (Nov. 30) that she will be helping out the victims of the wildfires that have been blazing across Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tenn., near her hometown. While the wildfires have come close to Dollywood Theme Park, no structural damage has occurred as of today (Dec. 1).…MORE

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Country Things

Country Things

Granger Smith will release the second half of his 10th studio album, Country Things, on Nov. 27. The two-part album features 16 tracks with two bonus tracks. photo by TCD