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About Amber Davis

Amber Davis is in the thick of navigating life as a working mom. She regularly balances meetings and tantrums —from her toddler, not coworkers. Growing up in Knoxville, Amber visited Dollywood and Sevier County often and now loves to share the same memories with her own young family. Read More!
17 August 2018

How the Wave Pool Works

By | 2018-08-17T11:16:58+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

Mountain Waves is a 500,000-gallon attraction smack dab in the middle of Dollywood’s Splash Country. It’s a popular spot for guests of all ages: just grab a tube and float in the rolling waves!But, have you ever wondered what creates those waves? The alarm goes off and, suddenly, you’re rocking. It’s an air compression system. [...]

7 August 2018

Perks for Reserving 2019 Season Passes NOW

By | 2018-08-20T09:05:20+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Attractions|0 Comments

Have you ever held on to a really good secret? That feeling you get when the time is finally right to share your news—that’s how it feels to be on the Dollywood Marketing team right now. WE CAN FINALLY SHOUT ABOUT WILDWOOD GROVE FROM THE MOUNTAIN TOPS! Hip hip hooray!! 2019 is going to [...]

20 July 2018

17 EXCEEDS In a Row! What Does That Mean?

By | 2018-07-20T17:34:05+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

Dollywood’s Splash Country lifeguards are among the best in the industry. And I can prove it. Earlier this week, we received our 17th consecutive EXCEEDS score. Let me explain why that is impressive: Our water park and lifeguards are certified through Jeff Ellis & Associates (E&A), a company that specializes in international aquatic safety [...]

18 July 2018

Dollywood Hires Junior Host for a Day

By | 2018-07-19T08:34:02+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Community|0 Comments

I remember the first time I heard Andy Stanley say it: “Do for one what you wish you could do for everyone.” That simple thought gave me permission to say yes more. There’s no way I can buy lunch for everyone I know, but I can do it for one. This principle can be [...]

17 July 2018

NEW Aquatic Transfer Wheelchairs

By | 2018-07-17T10:44:42+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

When Dollywood’s Splash Country introduced Accessibility Tubes in 2017, it enabled guests with limited mobility the opportunity to enjoy water attractions they had never been able to experience before. What a joy it was watching kids and adults float down the lazy river for the first time! For the 2018 season, our Aquatics team [...]

16 July 2018

Dollywood Deals You Should Know About This Summer

By | 2018-08-07T10:08:24+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Trip Planning|0 Comments

First things first: A Gold Season Pass is always going to be the best value if you visit Dollywood two or more times in a season. Always. See this page for why. If you find yourself Googling “Dollywood Deals” (looking for information other than Season Passes), then this post is for you. Check Our [...]

12 July 2018

Behind the Scenes of Dollywood’s Summer Fireworks

By | 2018-07-12T13:14:09+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

Dolly’s Nights of Many Colors has become the sound of summer. This 10-minute fireworks show caps off every night with pizazz during Dollywood’s Summer Celebration. I had the opportunity to watch a couple of the pyrotechnics set up one afternoon and learned how it all comes together. I wanted to share with you to [...]

6 July 2018

New Tech Unveiled on Dollywood Stage for iLuminate Show

By | 2018-07-10T08:36:10+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

Have you ever seen a dancer in an electro-luminescent suit or a pixel LED suit? The answer is no, because it’s brand new technology iLuminate is debuting in their latest show. And, Dollywood guests will be the first to see it! You may remember iLuminate as finalists on America’s Got Talent. Their creator, Miral [...]

5 July 2018

Turnstile Host Leads ‘Chicken Dance’ Saturday Mornings

By | 2018-07-05T16:03:10+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Water Park|0 Comments

Guests have told us our friendly hosts are our “secret sauce” and set us apart in the theme park industry. I tend to agree. Take Mike Hall, for example. He’s worked at Dollywood’s Splash Country for 12 years and it’s obvious this retirement gig gives him great joy. He says Saturday mornings are his [...]

4 July 2018

Thrills in the Hills Schedule

By | 2018-07-13T08:42:13+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Rides|0 Comments

Thrills in the Hills is Dollywood’s chance to showcase our world-class roller coasters in our one-of-a-kind theme park. This is the 10th anniversary we’ve hosted Thrills in the Hills—and it always gets better. I just saw the schedule of events for this year; I thought you may want to get a peek, too! [...]

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