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10 August 2020

The Story Behind Red’s Drive-In

By | 2021-04-05T16:05:57+00:00 August 10th, 2020|Dining|0 Comments

Red’s Drive-In has been a Dollywood fan-favorite since it opened with Jukebox Junction in 1995. The menu boasts thick, frosty shakes and the best burgers in town. Apart from being a well-themed eatery (with great food!), this spot serves as a nod to some Dolly Parton history. In 1946—the year Dolly was born—a man [...]

19 June 2020

Flower & Food Festival- What’s on the Menu?

By | 2021-08-24T13:21:21+00:00 June 19th, 2020|Dining, Festivals|0 Comments

Obviously, food is a huge part of our Flower & Food Festival. Curious about what’s on the menu? This is a brand-new festival with never-before-offered cuisine. You can choose from appetizers, entrees, drinks and dessert. I’ll list all festival dining items for you by location. Spotlight Bakery Flower & Food Festival Cookies- Dollywood’s [...]

10 March 2020

What to Expect During Dollywood’s Festival of Nations

By | 2021-05-28T12:58:57+00:00 March 10th, 2020|Festivals|0 Comments

We’re ready to welcome the world! Believe it or not (I can’t), but it’s already time for the new season to begin here at Dollywood! This is a special season—our 35th to be exact—and a year that we have packed full of great events and experiences for you and your friends and family to [...]

17 February 2020

Water Park Dining Plan Passes Available Now- LIMITED QUANTITY

By | 2021-08-24T14:10:57+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 out 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 [...]

10 June 2019

Following Foodies Around Dollywood

By | 2021-08-24T14:13:14+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Dining|0 Comments

Dollywood has become a destination for foodies. This year alone we’ve attracted the attention of People Magazine, Food & Wine, Forbes.com, and BuzzFeed because of our culinary offerings. (Yes, you should click on each link to read about the yummy food throughout our properties!) We also work with foodie influencers. I got to hang [...]

24 April 2019

Behind the Scenes: In the Taste Kitchen

By | 2021-07-07T16:18:06+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Water Park|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered how people come up with new ideas for menu items? No? Me neither until I heard some of the hosts at Dollywood’s Splash Country talking about going to the “innovation lab” to do some food sampling in a taste kitchen. I invited myself to tag along (obviously). While this wasn't [...]

21 May 2018

Barbeque & Bluegrass Preview

By | 2021-07-20T13:24:55+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Festivals|0 Comments

This is one of my favorite times of year! There is no doubt (certainly among the folks who I work with at Dollywood) that I enjoy to eat. And Dollywood festivals in Pigeon Forge (May 25- June 10) provides me several great reasons to partake in some awesome food. Second, we have some of the best [...]

12 March 2018

Your Festival of Nations Visit Check List

By | 2021-07-14T12:20:08+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Trip Planning|0 Comments

For nearly 20 years, Dollywood has kicked off its new season with Festival of Nations. It has become a beloved guest favorite. This year, you can catch it from March 16 to April 9, hosting familiar favorites as well as some big-names that are new to Dollywood. Festival of Nations is an experience you [...]

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