Dollywood Tickets in Pigeon Forge, TN

2700 Dollywood Parks BoulevardPigeon Forge, TN 37863
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Owned by the popular country singer Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment, Dollywood® features thrilling roller coasters, kid-friendly rides and attractions, upbeat live performances, legendary festivals and events, southern-style restaurants, arts and crafts, and unique shops within 10 fun themed areas like Rivertown Junction, Craftsmen’s Valley, Timber Canyon and more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Pigeon Forge Travel Experts
  • Shows included with admission.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Re-enter park on same day with hand stamp.
  • Doggywood available to lodge dogs.
  • Rain checks available.
  • Wheelchairs, strollers and lockers available for rent.
  • Home to five of the south's largest festivals.
  • Features more than 40 rides and attractions.
  • Working craftsmen demonstrating within park.
  • Scrumptious southern food available throughout the park.

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Insights from Reserve Direct's own team members

Joan B.

Dollywood is a Pigeon Forge vacation must! The park offers plenty to do for all ages. Plan on lots of walking. Make sure to get a park map and show schedule when you arrive. When you're thirsty, ask for a cup of water at any food stand. It's free!

Anne Mercer

Even if rain is in the forecast, go to Dollywood. You’ll experience shorter wait times, fewer crowds, and more chances to ride your favorite coaster or ride over and over again. We walked right onto Tennessee Tornado, Wild Eagle, and Mystery Mine!

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from Dollywood
Dollywood is Tennessee’s number one ticketed attraction and annually hosts nearly 2.5 million visitors. It is recognized as one of the world’s best theme parks thanks to one-of-a-kind rides, award-winning entertainment, and several of the South’s largest festivals. Dollywood boasts an impressive number of world-class attractions, including Lightning Rod, the world’s fastest wood coaster, Wild Eagle, the country’s first wing coaster, as well as Thunderhead wooden coaster, and the 110-ton Dollywood Express steam engine. In 2018, Dollywood makes its single largest entertainment investment in history, including a new concert series called Spring Mix, which plays host to a number of chart-topping artists.

2018 Event Dates:
  • Harvest Festival featuring Southern Gospel Jubilee and Great Pumpkin LumiNights: Sept. 28 – Nov. 3
  • Smoky Mountain Christmas: Nov. 10 - Jan. 5

    Reserve Pigeon Forge Customer Reviews

    207 Reviews
    Robin Donehue
    Morehead, KY
    2 Reviews
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    "Anniversary getaway"
    October, 2018 NEW
    This was a spur of the moment decision to make the trip to Dollywood. With only 2 days to try and pack a restful and enjoyable time for two we where not disappointed. The shows very top of the line, the rides a little scary for me, and the museum of Dolly Parton was my favorite. Food was a little pricey but being able to ask for free water anytime was an added benefit. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here, the best part was after dark when all the pumpkins where lit up. Thank you for such a good time
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    Tip: lots of walking but enjoyable

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    Loretta Choate
    Portland, TN
    3 Reviews
    Verified Traveler
    September, 2018 NEW
    Family fun
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    Lourdes Gomez
    louisville, KY
    2 Reviews
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    "We will go back"
    September, 2018 NEW
    Lovely. Absolutely adorable!!!! Is like you were living on a dream town in 1950. Everything was beautiful. Exciting rides for all ages. Live shows everywhere. Good food. Great customer care. We will go back!!!!
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    Tip: Bring comfortable clothes. Be prepared to get wet!

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    Andrea Padgett
    Princeton, IN
    3 Reviews
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    "Great Family Fun"
    September, 2018 NEW
    We made a lot of great family memories at Dollywood. We rode the trolley in the Old Mill District instead of paying for parking. It is only .50 per person each way to ride the trolley, but it is $15 to park. We ate at Aunt Granny's while in the park. It was expensive, but the food was excellent and there were a lot of gluten free choices for my husband who has Celiac Disease. We watched the Dreamland Drive-In show and everyone thought it was great, including my 15 year old son. Overall, we had a great day at Dollywood!
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    Tip: They don't advertise this, but you can get free water at any of the food stations in the park. This saves a ton of money on drinks!

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    Amy Kelley
    Saint Marys, WV
    2 Reviews
    Verified Traveler
    "Our family vacation"
    September, 2018
    We had a lot of fun at Dollywood. The shows are excellent. They have huge Rollercoasterselection that are a lot of fun. We loved the Rampage which is the white water rafting. You can definitely expect to get wet on it. The staff there is also very friendly.It was a lot of fun. We will definitely go back.
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    Tip: The shows are definitely a must see!! The white water rafting is a must also.

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    Kristi Loyd
    Marked Tree, AR
    3 Reviews
    Verified Traveler
    "Great Family Park"
    August, 2018
    Loved the attractions and the shows. Could have used a few more rides. and PLEASE when you charge 55.00-70.00 per ticket, DON'T charge 15.00 to park. That is crazy!!!
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    Tip: Take plenty of money and ride the trolley to the [ark so you don't get robbed paying for parking.

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    Kathy Hess
    Fisher , IL
    1 Review
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    "Great Place"
    August, 2018
    Dollywood is a great place!! Shops, shows, food and rides rides rides!! Our granddaughter and great nice had a fabulous time there. Very clean and the staff was very friendly. They do a great job keeping everyone safe in the park. Will definitely go back.
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    Tip: Wear comfortable shoes! Have fun.

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    Terry Gregory
    Lillington, NC
    1 Review
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    "Great family vacation"
    August, 2018
    Had a great time at Dollywood and the water park as well. The wait in line time wasn't bad at all. Most of the staff were very helpful too
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    Tip: Ordered and paid for two day two park tickets as part of our package. When we tried to go to the water park we had to purchase additional tickets, we had a great time but the extra ticket purchases were frustrating.

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    "Longest wait lines! Not worth the money!"
    TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
    Reviewed October 15, 2018 NEW
    Will never go back! Can't believe I paid so much money to stand around and WAIT! An hour for a corndog...all food lines were that long and running out of everything!
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    Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
    "An all day event and rides for every age"
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed October 15, 2018 NEW
    It was a childhood dream of a large amusement park, with rides, shows, and food galore. They also had specialty stores and food for carrying around and sitting down. It is not for faint of heart or weary but many places to sit and people watch if the excitement is more than you can stand. Lots of people in a very large site. Growing everyday! Without young children to entice another visit, I would say that it is a one full day and done.
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    D J T
    "Love Dollywood"
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed October 15, 2018 NEW
    We love Dollywood it’s our favorite Park we come here every time we visit Pigeon Forge! The park is always clean the bathrooms are always clean! The food is great and the Park employees are nice and very helpful! I will be doing valet parking for our future visits it’s more money but oh so worth it being so close to the park entrance it’s literally footsteps away!!
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    Connie M
    Jackson, Missouri
    "Amazing "
    TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
    Reviewed October 15, 2018 NEW
    We have been to Dollywood during the summer and totally enjoyed it, but October is phenomenal. The fall decorations were beautiful during the day, but totally awesome at night. This is a fall must do trip.
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    "Ok theme Park"
    TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
    Reviewed October 14, 2018 NEW
    First the bad- very few rides and most were closed. The open rides had terribly long lines. Pumpkin exhibit was really cool- but super crowded.
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    Frequently Asked Questions about Dollywood

    Are Dollywood shows included with theme park tickets?  
    Yes, there are a variety of shows and entertainment options throughout the park which are free with your admission ticket, excluding special-ticketed events.

    What is the minimum age for children to attend the park without supervision?
    For the safety of our guests, 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 to Dollywood.

    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?  If so, what is the cost?
    A limited number of wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECVs) are available for rent. (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.) Reservations may be made online 48 hours prior to arrival with our convenient purchasing process. Wheelchairs and ECVs are available for an additional fee. Discounts are available on wheelchair and ECV rentals for Dollywood Gold and Super Gold Passholders. No other discounts apply.

    What if my child is 3 years old or younger?
    They are free!

    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.

    What are the parking fees at Dollywood?
    Fees vary, depending on vehicle type. Please visit for details.

    Are coolers or outside food or drink allowed at Dollywood?
    No, after careful consideration of park policies across the nation, consultation with health and safety experts and much consideration of the welfare of our guests and employees alike, we are unable to allow coolers, food or drinks into Dollywood. Although we do 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. (Special dietary needs should be addressed with the Foods Office prior to arrival at 865-428-9428.) However, 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 located 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 our 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 865-428-9826 during park 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 E-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.