Top 4 Things to Know About the Flower and Food Festival at Dollywood

Feb 06, 2020

Dollywood is not only known for thrilling amusement rides, world class shows and unique restaurants, but their annual festivals that draw guests from all over the globe! Tennessee’s famous theme park is preparing to debut a new event called the Flower and Food Festival, a magical celebration of the spring season! Here are the top 4 things that you need to know about attending the new Flower and Food Festival at Dollywood:

1. What to Expect

dollywood butterfly.jpegThe Flower and Food Festival at Dollywood is an exciting new festival that celebrates the beauty of spring with gorgeous flower displays and larger than life plant sculptures, including animal scenes and a depiction of Dolly Parton’s mother quilting the Coat of Many Colors! While exploring Dollywood, you will have the opportunity to see nearly 500,000 flowers throughout the park as they create a stunning spring wonderland! One of the festival highlights is the Umbrella Sky on Showstreet, where you can dance under a sky filled with hundreds of multi-colored petal umbrellas suspended above your head! The festival also includes some special springtime culinary creations to delight your taste buds, so be sure to bring your appetite!

2. Dates, Times and Location

Dollywood’s Flower and Food Festival takes place from Friday, May 8th to Sunday, June 14th. The park generally opens at 10 a.m., but closing times may vary depending upon the day of the week. When planning your trip, check the official Dollywood operating calendar to confirm the hours of operation. Also note that the park is closed on Tuesdays throughout the month of May. Dollywood is located at 2700 Dollywood Parks Boulevard, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863.

3. Ticket Information

Wild Eagle.jpegOne of the great things about the festivals at Dollywood is that they are included as part of your paid admission into the park! This means that you can also enjoy the park’s regular lineup of roller coasters, family rides, shows and more! There are various ticket options at Dollywood, including 1 day tickets, 2 day tickets, 3 day tickets, group tickets and more. One of the best values is the season pass, where you can enjoy unlimited admission to Dollywood all year long!

4. Where to Stay

Make the most of your vacation to Pigeon Forge with a stay at Acorn Cabin Rentals! Our affordable cabins are just minutes away from Dollywood and all of the other fabulous attractions throughout the Smoky Mountains! We have cabins of all sizes to accommodate your needs, as well as speciality cabins that include amenities such as your own private swimming pool! While staying with us, you will enjoy the comfortable bedrooms and the stunning mountain views surrounding your cabin. We also feature many amenities that you will love, including fully equipped kitchens, soothing hot tubs, game rooms and much more! 

Check out all of our cabins in Pigeon Forge TN today to be one of the first guests to experience the all new Flower and Food Festival at Dollywood! We look forward to seeing you this spring at Acorn Cabin Rentals!