Discover the Beauty of Springtime at the Dollywood Flower and Food Festival
From Friday, April 21, 2023 to Sunday, June 11, 2023 April 21, 2023 June 11, 2023 Econo Lodge Pigeon Forge
If you're looking for the perfect springtime vacation destination, look no further than Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. From April 21 to June 11, 2023, Dollywood will be hosting its famous Flower and Food Festival, and it's an event you don't want to miss.
As you enter the park, you'll be greeted by stunning plant sculptures, thousands of blooming flowers, and delicious cuisine. The park will be bursting with color, and the “Umbrella Sky” installation is sure to be a crowd favorite. With hundreds of colorful umbrellas suspended above Showstreet, it's the perfect backdrop for a family photo.
The festival also features a beautiful depiction of Dolly Parton's mother quilting the Coat of Many Colors, made in honor of her mother who sewed her famous patchwork jacket. You'll also find various animal scenes and butterfly umbrellas, and the scent of blooming flowers will fill the air.
The culinary delights at the festival are equally impressive. With the Dollywood Flower & Food Festival Dining Pass, you can choose five different entrees to enjoy during the festival for one low price. Indulge in spring-inspired cuisine that highlights the flavors of the Smoky Mountains.
If you need a break from all the flowers and food, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy. You can ride roller coasters and water rides, catch a show, or browse the artisan shops. Watch as craftspeople create unique handcrafted items that you can take home as a souvenir.
The Dollywood Flower and Food Festival is an event that promises to be an unforgettable experience for the whole family. You can purchase one-, two-, or three-day tickets or go all out with the season pass. There are also group ticket packages available, so you can bring the whole gang.
For an even more enjoyable experience, consider add-ons such as the Timesaver Unlimited pass, which lets you skip the lines all day long. And don't forget to grab the Daily Refill Souvenir Mug, so you can save on drinks while taking home a nice memento of your trip.
With over 500,000 blooms and gigantic sculptures, the park lights up with the vivid hues of gorgeous flowers. The Smoky Mountain Sunrise mural, made from more than 37,000 blooms, is hidden somewhere in the park. Can you find it? You can also find larger-than-life sculptures made from live plants, such as the Umbrella and the Coat of Many Colors.
Live music will punctuate your experience, with tons of talented musicians playing for the crowds on outdoor stages and even along the walkways. And be sure to check out the shops across Dollywood, including Mountain Laurel Home, Eagle’s Flight Outfitters, Hi-Octane Ride Souvenirs, PaPaw’s Roadside Market, The Southern Pantry, and Wired Up. There's something for everyone at the Dollywood Flower and Food Festival, so start planning your trip today!