Dolly Parton has announced an announced an entertainment lineup for her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennesse that represents an investment $1 million greater than any season-long entertainment schedule in the park’s history.
Hailing the year as a ‘Season of Showstoppers,’ Parton Dollywood’s 2018 entertainment roster begins with Dollywood’s Festival of Nations, March 17-April 9. April plays host to three weeks of performances during the all-new Spring Mix music series. Already one of the nation’s best bluegrass events, Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass, May 25- June 10, adds an extra week of concerts from the biggest names in the business. Guests should expect hundreds of live bluegrass performances during the festival.
Families have a multitude of options to keep them entertained during Dollywood’s Summer Celebration. Acts include iLuminate, finalists on America’s Got Talent in 2011; international touring sensation DRUMLine Live!; speed painter Dan Dunn and a number of contemporary Christian artists who will perform throughout the park.
Dollywood’s Harvest Festival provides fall family fun with the expansion of the Great Pumpkin LumiNights and the largest Southern gospel event in America. Dollywood’s 2018 season again ends with Smoky Mountain Christmas. It features four million spectacular lights, classic holiday entertainment, and the heartwarming Parade of Many Colors.