DOLLY PARTON’S DOLLYWOOD!
Dolly Parton’s influences are found throughout her 150-acre Dollywood family adventure
park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Her creativity as well as her fond childhood remembrances of
what it would be like to be a star inspire many of Dollywood’s attractions and add to the
uniqueness that is found only at Dollywood in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Dollywood Festival of Nations™—Dolly’s career has taken her from the hills of East Tennessee
to the world’s most prestigious stages. A firm believer that music unites us all—regardless of
the language in which it is delivered—Dolly was inspired to add the international Festival of
Nations, a multi-faceted celebration of music, dance, food and art from around the world.
Dollywood’s KidsFestsm—Since she was unable to have children of her own, Dolly has always
felt that all children were intended to be hers. That’s why she created KidsFest, a summer-
long event featuring special entertainment and activities just for kids and their families.
Dollywood’s National Gospel & Harvest Celebration—There’s something special about fall in
the Smoky Mountains. Dollywood’s National Gospel & Harvest Celebration is Dolly’s way of
sharing the soul-stirring gospel music that she loves so much. It’s the same music Dolly grew
up singing in church in the hills of East Tennessee. The popular fall event also showcases
some of the country’s most talented artisans with craft displays and demonstrations that help
celebrate the time-honored harvest traditions.
Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas—Growing up with eleven siblings, Dolly has plenty
of heartwarming family traditions and memories—from holiday music to tasty foods. She’s
taken them all and added a dazzling display of 4 million lights and created a special place for
families to celebrate the holiday season at Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas.
Temple’s Warehouse & Dry Goods—The Temples ran a longtime retail establishment in
Dolly’s hometown of Se