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16 October 2020

Day vs Night: Dollywood during Harvest Festival

By | 2020-10-15T17:53:36+00:00 October 16th, 2020|Festivals|0 Comments

I’ve spent a lot of time writing about the daytime experiences of our Harvest Festival presented by Humana (see the posts about our colossal pumpkins, the new zones of color, the festival atmosphere and the craftsmen) but it would be a failure on my part to not dedicate a blog to the fun that [...]

8 October 2020

The Quick List: My Picks for Harvest Food (Plus Recipe!)

By | 2020-10-08T23:10:55+00:00 October 8th, 2020|Dining|0 Comments

Now that I’ve had some time to sample more of our 2020 Harvest Festival menu items, I’m ready to tell you my favorites. [Full disclosure: you could probably sway me to choose other options—they’re all pretty good.] Sit-Down Meal I love that Dollywood is a theme park where one of the memorable moments is [...]

5 October 2020

All You Want to Know About Dollywood’s Colossal Pumpkins

By | 2020-10-07T10:47:27+00:00 October 5th, 2020|Festivals|0 Comments

Question: What currently sits in Dollywood’s Market Square, comes in various shapes and colors and weighs in at a combined load of 11,072 lbs.? Answer: Why, our new colossal pumpkins, of course! When looking for a new daytime element to add to our Harvest Festival presented by Humana, our Product and Planning Team wanted [...]

30 September 2020

Harvest Festival Experiences at Dollywood’s Resort

By | 2020-09-30T14:57:39+00:00 September 30th, 2020|Lodging|0 Comments

Fall is without a doubt my favorite time of year. The cool air, the warm drinks and, of course, the pumpkins. This year, Dollywood’s Harvest Festival (Sept. 25-Oct. 31, 2020) is full of live music (more than 800 performances!), incredible craft demonstrations and hundreds of carved pumpkins, including the incredible displays of Great Pumpkin LumiNights.This [...]

28 September 2020

What’s NEW in Wildwood Grove this Fall?

By | 2020-09-28T17:34:25+00:00 September 28th, 2020|Festivals|0 Comments

I love the opportunity to share behind-the-scenes content with you. The rest of 2020 is going to be really fun, because there are several new elements to tell you about. Let me start with telling you that our Product and Planning Team really wanted to make our Harvest Festival a fresh experience for you [...]

21 September 2020

2020 Harvest Festival Details Include New Nighttime Ticket Offer

By | 2020-10-06T11:29:30+00:00 September 21st, 2020|Festivals|0 Comments

One of the fun perks of the job is that sometimes we get a special sneak peek of what is coming up for our guests. I recently had the chance to sit in on one of those presentations for the Harvest Festival presented by Humana, and I must say, I’m really excited for what [...]

20 September 2019

What to Expect at Dollywood’s 2019 Harvest Festival

By | 2019-09-23T16:15:00+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Festivals|0 Comments

Family-friendly fall fun is back during our Harvest Festival presented by Humana! We’re expanding Great Pumpkin LumiNights again this year by growing the glow in to Wildwood Grove. For those of you who have visited, you know that Great Pumpkin LumiNights has been an overwhelming guest-favorite since it was introduced in 2017. It is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

9 October 2017

Picture Perfect Pumpkin Photos

By | 2017-10-09T15:48:56+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Festivals|0 Comments

Picture perfect. When you take a family vacation or just an afternoon adventure, you want to make sure that the memories you made can be relived again and again through the photos you take. One of the best places I have found in forever for capturing memorable moments is the new Great Pumpkin LumiNights. [...]

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