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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!
12 November 2018

The BEST Value. Every. Time.

By | 2018-11-19T14:32:45+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Trip Planning|0 Comments

I field this question a lot: where can I find discount tickets to Dollywood? I will tell you—if you like saving money, and a good bargain makes your heart happy, the best value EVERY time is going to be Season Passes. You: (*smile, but think to yourself- yeah, yeah, blah, blah… you work in [...]

10 November 2018

From 12,000 Pumpkins to 5 Million Holiday Lights

By | 2018-11-13T15:32:02+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Festivals|0 Comments

As much as I’d like for you to believe that we pack up and go home after Dollywood’s Harvest Festival ends, and then (like magic) we return and flip a switch to turn it into Christmas… that’s not true. In actuality, we have about 200 hosts who work around the clock for six days [...]

31 October 2018

Caught on Camera: Great Pumpkin Proposal!

By | 2018-10-31T08:25:56+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Couples|0 Comments

When you have an iconic park, it’s not uncommon for guests to visit in celebration of momentous occasions: birthday, good grades, graduation, family reunion, etc. One of the most popular reasons I hear is to celebrate a wedding anniversary. We love that! Strong families are the foundation of society. So, we are particularly excited [...]

26 October 2018

Something New! Candy Distribution Night- Oct. 31

By | 2018-10-26T11:15:55+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Family Visits|0 Comments

We’re trying something new. Maybe I’ve said that before on this blog? At Dollywood, we’re always on the lookout for new experiences that will make our guests smile. This year, for our 12 and younger guests who visit us on Oct. 31, we will have candy stations in addition to all the other attractions [...]

18 October 2018

Fall Colors at Dollywood

By | 2018-10-18T17:14:19+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Nature|0 Comments

If you haven’t visited Dollywood yet this fall, but plan to come before the end of our Harvest Celebration—you’re in luck! We’ve had unseasonably hot temperatures so far this October, so that’s pushed back the timeline for fall foliage. According to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the fall color display usually reaches peak at [...]

11 October 2018

Don’t Stand in Line: Grab A FREE Voucher for Dollywood Shows!

By | 2018-10-11T14:32:58+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

Long lines at Dollywood aren’t always for our world-class attractions. We have some of the best talent on the planet performing in theaters at our great park—which, as you can imagine, draws big crowds. Namely, we expect to see long lines during our Harvest and Smoky Mountain Christmas festivals. These celebrations are stacked with [...]

10 October 2018

Swapping Pumpkins: Behind the Scenes of Great Pumpkin LumiNights

By | 2018-10-10T10:38:19+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Festivals|0 Comments

It’s truly a sight to see. Great Pumpkin LumiNights at Dollywood is immersive and impressive. Have you wondered what it takes to maintain thousands of live pumpkins? I got to hang out with Sandy Fortna to give you a behind the scenes look at our pumpkin swap team.

3 October 2018

How It’s Made: Dollywood’s 25-pound Apple Pie

By | 2018-10-03T16:57:59+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Dining|0 Comments

It’s so large, one slice can feed as many as four to six adults: Dollywood’s 25-pound apple pie was created in celebration of the park’s 25th anniversary season. The sweet treat was so popular, it never came off the menu. It takes 40 to 50 apples, depending on the size of the fruit, to fill [...]

28 September 2018

Guess the Dollywood Sound!

By | 2018-09-27T09:41:14+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Attractions|0 Comments

Dollywood is not a cookie-cutter theme park. It’s highly themed with its location in the Smokies and that makes it a truly unique experience. As you walk through our park, there are several sights, sounds and smells you will only find here. Can you identify these sounds? Better than popcorn—it’s Dollywood’s Kettle [...]

21 September 2018

Behind the Scenes: Dreamland Drive-In

By | 2018-09-21T18:16:51+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

Dollywood is known in the industry for best-of-the-best entertainment. When it comes to our award-winning shows, Dreamland Drive-In is top of mind: it has an original script with an incredibly-talented cast and live band. But, what makes it so special that it continues to be a Dollywood centerpiece for more than a decade? We go [...]

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