Due to the immense popularity of Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas event, reservations are now required to enter the park prior to 6:00PM.

What’s Happening:

  • For the safety of both guests and Dollywood hosts, and to allow for social distancing, all guests are now required to make a reservation if they plan on entering the park prior to 6:00PM.
  • Reservations are now available to make up to 60 days out.
  • To ensure your entry to Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas prior to 6:00PM, you will have to make a Season Passholder reservation for the day of your choice or purchase your dated admission ticket.
  • Entry after 6:00PM will be available as capacity allows.

About Smoky Mountain Christmas:

  • The spirit of the season shines brightest during Smoky Mountain Christmas, Dollywood’s excellent Christmas event. Here, the skies dance with the glimmer of more than 5 million twinkling lights and the sounds of our award-winning rides fill the air with Christmas cheer.
  • You can take in a heartwarming holiday show, catch a festive ride on the Dollywood Express, or enjoy seasonal treats packed with classic flavor.
  • The night ends with a celebratory crescendo of returning guest favorite Merry & Bright—a seasonal fireworks spectacular sure to inspire family memories to treasure for a lifetime.