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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 children, not coworkers. Growing up in Knoxville, Amber visited Dollywood and Sevier County often and now loves to share the same experiences with her own young family. Read More!
17 February 2020

Water Park Dining Plan Passes Available Now- LIMITED QUANTITY

By | 2020-02-17T17:05:20+00:00 February 17th, 2020|Water Park|0 Comments

Guests have been asking, and now is the time: Dollywood’s Splash Country is offering Dining Passes to 2020 Season Passholders! Because this is our first year to roll this program, we’re starting with the water park and there’s a limited number of passes we’re selling. This blog is designed to tell you WHY you [...]

3 February 2020

Off-Season Update: Fire Tower Falls Receives New Gel Coating

By | 2020-02-06T16:37:43+00:00 February 3rd, 2020|Water Park|0 Comments

Our water park’s season runs from mid-May through Labor Day. Off-season work begins almost immediately to prepare Dollywood’s Splash Country for the next year. I’ve learned there’s a LOT of elbow grease that goes into maintaining a water park—especially when you consider the standards for all Dollywood properties! We pride ourselves on being the [...]

29 January 2020

How Does a Season Pass Payment Plan Work?

By | 2020-01-29T14:01:35+00:00 January 29th, 2020|Trip Planning|0 Comments

One of the most common types of questions our call center receives is about our Season Pass payment plan. This option truly is a great way to budget 10 months of fun for your family. Here are the answers to some of our most-asked payment plan questions: How does it work? You choose the [...]

27 January 2020

Pro Tip: Process Season Passes at Our Resort

By | 2020-01-27T15:43:05+00:00 January 27th, 2020|Lodging|0 Comments

Pssst! Season Passholders! I have an expert tip for you: go ahead and process your Dollywood, Dollywood’s Splash Country, or Super Passes in the off-season. You can take care of it Thursday – Sunday at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa now through March 12. Parking is free and easy. (And, if you process your [...]

22 January 2020

Crews Are Busy Getting Dollywood Ready for 2020

By | 2020-01-27T10:32:40+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Attractions|0 Comments

As much as I would love it if we didn’t have to close Dollywood for the winter, I’m equally glad we have that time to tackle big projects that improve the guest experience year-to-year. Just think of all that our team is able to accomplish! The way the calendar falls, there are 69 days [...]

19 December 2019

Fact-Check: “Christmas at Dollywood” Movie

By | 2019-12-23T09:08:29+00:00 December 19th, 2019|Entertainment|0 Comments

Did you see “Christmas at Dollywood” on Hallmark Channel yet?? You should! It has many things going for it: Dolly Parton, Dollywood, Christmas… You know, all the best elements to make a great movie. This rom com [aka romantic comedy] had my attention from start to finish, but because I received more than one [...]

11 December 2019

Flying to Dollywood: Logistics

By | 2019-12-12T11:34:24+00:00 December 11th, 2019|Trip Planning|0 Comments

As the Dollywood brand has grown, so has the diversity of markets from whence our visitors hail. What was once a sleepy, regional theme park is now a popular family destination featuring a 160-acre theme park, 35-acre water park, resort and cabin properties. With the caliber of attractions we have to offer, families and [...]

2 December 2019

Unique Christmas Gifts at Dollywood

By | 2019-11-27T13:38:29+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|Shopping|0 Comments

Do you have your Christmas shopping done? I hate that question. Mostly because my answer is no until maybe Dec. 23. I’m the type of person who really likes to think of unique gifts. I shudder when my mom tells me to buy socks for my dad or a gift certificate for my brother. But, [...]

29 November 2019

1990 Smoky Mountain Christmas vs. 2019 Smoky Mountain Christmas

By | 2019-12-03T10:22:44+00:00 November 29th, 2019|Festivals|0 Comments

When I heard Dollywood’s General Manager talking about how he was on the original Christmas-light-hanging crew, I knew I needed to know more. Gene Scherrer is now Dollywood’s General Manager. He’ll be retiring at the end of this season. But, in 1990, he was on the Attractions and Special Events team. Gene recalls how [...]

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