Join Dolly for a Season Full of Rockin' Music, Good Cookin' and Family Fun This Spring

As spring blooms all around, Dolly dives headfirst into the season's joy, infusing it with her own special sparkle and boundless energy. With flowers blooming and the sun shining brighter, she welcomes you to join in the springtime fun and share in everything she loves about this season.

"Spring is like nature's big 'hello' after a long winter nap," Dolly says. "The flowers bloomin' and birds chirpin' make us all feel like kids again, reminding us to soak up the sunshine and spread love wherever we go."

Take a closer look at everything Dolly has in store this spring!

Dollywood Opening 2024

Dolly Parton Kicks Off 2024 Season at Dollywood

Dolly kicked off the 39th season at Dollywood on March 8, introducing some of the new entertainment offerings and giving guests a preview of what's in store for 2024, including the opening of The Dolly Parton Experience and an extra 23 operating days.

Recently named one of the South’s Best Attractions by Southern Living, Dollywood welcomes guests this spring with The I Will Always Love You Music Festival (now–April 14), featuring three new shows celebrating Dolly’s career. Her remarkable story is told in “From the Heart—The Life & Music of Dolly Parton,” while “Sing-a-long with Dolly” invites guests to belt out the lyrics to some of her most-loved songs. Finally, “Trio, Again featuring Three Times A Lady” honors the “Trio” albums released by Dolly, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt.

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Spring Into a High-Spirited Adventure at Dolly Parton's Stampede

Dolly Parton’s Stampede, in both Pigeon Forge, TN, and Branson, MO, welcomes families to celebrate spring at the World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction, featuring daring feats of trick riding, friendly competition, music, dancing, and a mouthwatering four-course feast.

Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show Spring 2024

Kick off Spring with Fun, Feast & Adventure at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

Set sail on a swashbuckling adventure at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show! With locations in both Pigeon Forge, TN, and Branson, MO, families will witness epic pirate battles and high-diving mermaids, all while enjoying a delectable four-course feast.

Spring Into New Stories With Imagination Library

Spring Into New Stories With Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Dolly’s childhood literacy program celebrates its 2024 Blue Ribbon Book Selections, springing forward into 2024 with a colorful selection of new books! The Imagination Library now gifts over 2.9 million books per month, totaling over 235 million books worldwide since inception!

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Watch "Dolly Parton's Pet Gala," Now Streaming on Paramount+

You can now stream "Dolly Parton’s Pet Gala" on Paramount+! This CBS variety special, which aired on February 21, features musical performances of Dolly Parton's iconic songs and showcases the finest in doggy fashion.

Listen to "Lookin' For You," Dolly Parton's Second Collaboration With Zach Williams

Dolly lends her legendary talents to Zach Williams' newest single "Lookin' For You", accompanied by a brand new music video. Available now on all digital and streaming platforms!

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Good Lookin' Cookin' On Sale Sept. 17 and Available Now for Pre-Order!

In Good Lookin' Cookin', available Sept. 17, Dolly and her sister Rachel share tips for hosting events all year long, including twelve multi-course menus of cherished recipes for New Year’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and more.

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Dolly Launches First Multi-Category Home Collection Focused on Food & Family

Dolly announces the launch of her first multi-category home collection featuring a wide array of home, kitchen and tableware products inspired by her Tennessee roots and global legacy. The collection kicks off with the launch of cast iron cookware developed in partnership with Lodge Cast Iron, available in stores and online retailers March 2024.

Dolly Parton's Rockstar Deluxe Out Now on Digital

'Rockstar Deluxe' Available Now

Available now on all digital streaming platforms, 'Rockstar Deluxe' features 39 tracks, 5 bonus tracks previously released as partner exclusives and 4 never-before-heard songs.


As the world begins to burst with new life this spring, keep an eye out for the rainbows that start to appear through the clouds. Let this amazing time of year put a big smile on your face and a song in your heart.

“Together You and I”

Together you and I can stop the rain and make the sun shine
Paint a pretty rainbow brushed with love across the sky
Together you and I belong like a songbird and a song
And we’ll always be together you and I


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Celebrate Spring with Your Family at the World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction

When the temperatures start to rise and wildflowers start to bloom, that can only mean one thing — spring is here! Are you ready to start the spring season off the right way? Then you’ll want to plan a visit to Dolly Parton’s Stampede. 

With locations in both Branson, MO and Pigeon Forge, TN, this world-class dinner attraction is the best place to be on your spring break. It provides a full evening of family fun and delicious food. Here are some of our favorite things about visiting Dolly Parton’s Stampede in the spring:

High-Spirited Adventure

Dolly Parton’s Stampede offers non-stop entertainment all evening long. You won’t find anything quite like their high-spirited adventure anywhere else! Arrive early to experience the Horse Walk, where you’ll meet the four-legged stars before the show. Then, head inside the arena and watch as 32 magnificent horses and a cast of talented trick riders perform impressive stunts. The show also features a breathtaking aerial performance featuring an original Dolly Parton song, stunning musical productions, family-friendly comedy, and spectacular special effects. 

If you visit the Branson location, you’ll have the unique opportunity to witness its brand new lumberjack event, Rumble in the Treetops. It features an exciting lumberjack competition with climbing, chopping, sawing, and log rolling set high in the treetops above the arena floor. When you visit in the spring, you’ll be one of the first to see this new addition!

Country Feast

Don’t be late for supper when you visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede this spring! While you watch the action unfold, you’ll be served a mouth-watering four-course feast that resembles the family meals you’ve shared on special occasions back home. The menu includes the Stampede’s original creamy vegetable soup, a hot homemade biscuit, a tender whole rotisserie chicken, hickory smoked pulled pork, buttery corn on the cob, herb-roasted potatoes, and the Stampede’s signature dessert. Unlimited Coca-Cola®, tea, or coffee is offered as well. Vegetarian and gluten-free meals are available upon request. 

Unforgettable Memories 

There’s no better way to kick off the spring season than by making unforgettable memories with your loved ones at Dolly Parton’s Stampede. Get a photo together inside The Stampede, and purchase a souvenir from the gift shop to serve as reminders of what a great evening you had! You’ll be talking about the fun you had together for years to come!

Visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede This Spring

Are you ready to spring into a high-spirited adventure at Dolly Parton’s Stampede? Visit the Dolly Parton’s Stampede website to get your tickets for the spring season!

Dolly Celebrates the Spirit of the Holiday Season and Makes the Yuletide Rock

'Tis the season of joy, and as the holidays unfold, Dolly is cranking up the holiday spirit with an abundance of sparkle and rockin' resonance that truly make this time of year magical. With falling snowflakes and festive Christmas vibes in the air, she welcomes you to share in the celebration of everything she cherishes about the holiday season.

“Christmas is that wonderful time of the year when hearts are warmer and spirits shine brighter,” Dolly shared. “The festive music and beautiful decorations seem to bring out the childlike wonder in all of us, and we’re reminded to believe in miracles and spread love to everyone around us."

Dolly Releases Her First-Ever Rock Album Rockstar

Dolly rocks the globe with the release of her first rock album and 49th solo album, Rockstar, available worldwide on November 17. Releasing as a 4 LP set, a 2 CD set, digital download and on all streaming services, Rockstar includes 9 original tracks and 21 iconic Rock anthems. Sparked by her 2022 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Dolly collaborated with an all-star roster of musicians, resulting in a 30-song collection that truly rocks.

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America's Best Theme Park Christmas Event Returns for 2023

America's Best Theme Park Christmas Event Returns for 2023

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas ​​(Nov. 4–Jan. 6, 2024) captivates visitors with the rich essence of the holiday season, thanks to its gleaming lights, award-winning stage productions, Christmas culinary masterpieces and warm family customs.

The 15-time winner for Best Theme Park Christmas Event boasts more than 6 million dazzling, shimmering lights throughout the park, but the newest ones will fly high above the park each evening as part of a stunning holiday drone show. This larger-than-life display illuminates the season with hundreds of drones soaring in the air, riveting guests with an awe-inspiring new show.

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Dolly Officially Welcomes Guests to Dollywood’s Heartsong Lodge & Resort

Dolly Parton welcomed guests on Friday, November 3, to the official grand opening of Dollywood's HeartSong Lodge & Resort. The lodge marks the second world-class resort created by Dolly and Dollywood Parks & Resorts, further expanding the premier family destination located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Dollywood Debuts New Dolly Parton Experience in 2024

Dollywood Debuts Brand-New Dolly Parton Experience in May 2024

In May 2024, the Dolly Parton Experience is slated to open with a number of interactive elements to make guests feel as if they are journeying alongside Dolly from her childhood cabin in Locust Ridge to performing on the grandest stages around the world. Housed in multiple buildings, the multi-faceted experience includes exhibits which span her iconic career, a look at the inspiration for her biggest dreams, the importance of her family and even a specially curated exhibit that highlights Dolly’s signature style through the years.

Enjoy the Spirit of the Season at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Enjoy the Spirit of the Season at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Dolly Parton’s Stampede, in both Pigeon Forge, TN, and Branson, MO, welcomes families to celebrate the spirit of the season with an amazing Christmas spectacular filled with festive horse-riding stunts, stirring holiday music, a beautiful live nativity and a four-course holiday feast.

Make It a Christmas to Remember at Pirates Voyage

Make it a Christmas to Remember at Pirates Voyage

Set sail on an epic holiday journey at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show! Located in both Pigeon Forge, TN, and Branson, MO, treat the family to a swashbuckling dinner and heave-ho your way into a spectacular show filled with thrills and excitement for everyone!

Imagination Library Inspires a Spirit of Giving

The Imagination Library Inspires a Spirit of Giving 

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library recently celebrated the significant milestone of gifting 200 million books globally! To mark this achievement, seven families across five countries found golden Dolly bookmarks hidden within their Imagination Library books in September, unlocking a special video chat with Dolly and more surprises.

Furthering its mission to inspire a love of reading in children, Dolly’s Imagination Library program continues to expand to new areas, most recently rolling out new statewide programs in Louisiana and Missouri. These expansions provide access to free books, inspiring children to Dream More, Learn More, Care More and Be More!

Listen to Dolly’s Powerful Rendition of "Wrecking Ball (feat. Miley Cyrus)"

Dolly released the latest track from her new Rockstar album - a powerful duet of "Wrecking Ball" with her fairy goddaughter, Miley Cyrus. The dynamic pair first performed the track on Miley's New Year’s Eve Party, which aired live on NBC.

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Purchase Dolly’s new Rockstar album as a 4 LP set, 2 CD set or digital download, as well as exclusive limited edition Rockstar box sets and merchandise!


The holiday season is a time for kindness in our hearts, the enduring love of our families, the joy of laughter shared with our friends and the warmth of gratitude. Let's continue to embrace this spirit, spreading happiness and cheer to all those we encounter. It's the perfect time to celebrate and revel in the magic that comes this time of year. So, let's fill the air with festive melodies and make lasting memories as we celebrate a joyful holiday season we will cherish for years to come.

“Christmas Is”

Christmas is a time for caring
Bein' at your best
Christmas is a time for sharing
Knowin' you've been blessed
Christmas is a time for givin'
Love is made of this
That's what Christmas is

Merry Christmas!

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Celebrate Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge or Branson.

Are you ready to celebrate the Christmas season in a way you never have before? Visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede! This world-class dinner attraction brings the spirit of the season to life and transforms its 35,000 square foot arena into a true holiday wonderland. With locations in both Branson, MO and Pigeon Forge, TN, you and your loved ones will have two great holiday vacation destinations to choose from.

Holiday Extravaganza

When you visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede during the Christmas season, be prepared for an incredible holiday extravaganza! The Stampede arena is decorated with twinkling lights, evergreens, poinsettias, old-fashioned holiday costumes, and familiar holiday music. Our talented cast of performers, including our 32 magnificent horses, takes guests on an exciting holiday adventure that features playful elves, a live nativity, and Santa Claus himself! Our live nativity scene is a crowd favorite and brings the true meaning of Christmas to life. Watch in amazement as three kings ride atop camels on their way to Bethlehem and shepherds guide their flock. It’s a holiday show you won’t soon forget!

Holiday Feast

No holiday celebration is complete without a delicious meal, and Dolly Parton’s Stampede serves up one of the best! The festive, four-course feast will remind you of all the holiday meals you’ve shared with your loved ones back home. It includes creamy vegetable soup, a hot homemade biscuit, a tender whole rotisserie chicken, hickory smoked barbecued pork loin, buttery corn on the cob, an herb-basted potato, a hot flaky apple turnover, and unlimited Coca-Cola®, tea, or coffee.

There are also vegetarian and gluten-free meals available upon request so that everyone can enjoy the holiday feast.

Holiday Memories

The holiday season is all about spending quality time with the ones you love. That’s why enjoying Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede is one of the best holiday activities! You and your loved ones will make memories together that will last a lifetime. Before you leave, stop by the gift shop to purchase holiday gifts for loved ones back home, and get a bag of creamy soup mix to recreate your favorite part of the feast for your own Christmas dinner!

Are you ready to enjoy the spirit of the season at Dolly Parton’s Stampede? Visit the Dolly Parton's Stampede website to get your tickets to the Branson or Pigeon Forge Christmas show.

Dolly turns up the volume on a fall filled with music and excitement!

As summer slips away, the days get shorter and the air gets crisper, giving us the perfect opportunity to turn over a new leaf and welcome the fresh energy that comes with fall. As a true lover of all things autumn, Dolly shares what makes this one of her most favorite times of the year.

“Fall has always had a special place in my heart,” Dolly shared. “It’s like the world is putting on a show with all those colorful leaves. It’s a time when everything’s changing…and that reminds all of us that a little bit of change can be beautiful.”

This fall, Dolly is not only enjoying the beauty of the season, but she’s been busy making new music and reaching new milestones, imparting an air of excitement into the autumn months that lie ahead.

Dollywood Crowned #1 Theme Park in the World

This year, Dollywood took top honors at the Golden Ticket Awards by claiming the award for Best Park, following several years’ worth of recognition of Dollywood’s top status within the theme park industry. Dolly Parton was also personally recognized with the prestigious Industry Legends Golden Ticket Award. Dollywood received finalist placement in ten total categories and achieved a record-breaking five Golden Ticket Awards, securing its place as the world’s most-honored theme park.

Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Brings Fall Family Fun

Dollywood welcomes guests to celebrate the splendor of autumn during their annual Harvest Festival, happening September 20 – October 30. The popular event, which includes the family-friendly Great Pumpkin LumiNights, features all of the fun, flavorful food and award-winning entertainment that make this a must-see experience for your family this fall!

Fall Into a High-Spirited Adventure at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Take the reins this fall and experience an unforgettable autumn adventure at Dolly Parton’s Stampede! With locations in both Branson, MO and Pigeon Forge, TN, there’s no better place to celebrate the fall season. Enjoy thrilling horse riding stunts, stunning musical productions, breathtaking aerial performances, and a delicious four-course feast when you visit this family-friendly, world-class dinner attraction.

Sail Into Fall Family Fun at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

For an unforgettable autumn adventure, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show is the place to be this fall. This popular dinner attraction has locations in Pigeon Forge, TN and Myrtle Beach, SC, taking guests on an epic pirate journey featuring high seas escapades and romance, complemented with a hearty four- course pirate feast.

The Imagination Library Turns a New Leaf This Autumn

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library enters the fall season with over 200 Million Reasons to Celebrate, having now gifted over 218 million books to children across the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia and the Republic of Ireland. With the significant achievement of full statewide coverage in Kansas and Washington and the rollout of new statewide programs in Alabama and Indiana, they’re expanding access to free books, inspiring children everywhere to Dream More, Learn More, Care More and Be More!

Dolly Releases Moving and Reflective Cover of “What’s Up?” Featuring Linda Perry

Dolly’s latest single and music video from her upcoming Rockstar album is now available. A stirring rendition of the ‘90s hit, “What’s Up?” features the song’s writer and lead singer, Linda Perry. In this song about the at-times, overwhelming pressures of the world around us and the need for release, Dolly’s angelic and hopeful voice ushers in a sense of promise for a better tomorrow.


Listen to Dolly’s Powerful Rendition of “Let It Be”

Dolly was joined by fellow musical titans Paul McCartney (vocals/piano), Ringo Starr (drums), Peter Frampton (guitar) and Mick Fleetwood (additional percussion) to create an iconic rendition of the classic Beatles hit, “Let It Be,” for her upcoming Rockstar album.

Watch Dolly’s Olympic-Themed Music Video for “We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You”

Dolly collaborated with NBCUniversal on the video for her new song “We Are The Champions/We Will Rock You,” which will be used to promote NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Olympic Games Paris that begin in summer 2024. A huge fan of the Olympics and Team USA, Dolly aligned with NBCU to produce an Olympic-themed video that celebrates the athletes and gets people excited about next year’s Games in Paris.

Dolly Launches Official Pinterest Profile

For the first time, Dolly’s taking to Pinterest to give Pinners an insider’s look into her story, style and inspiration, from past to present. Like her beloved “Coat of Many Colors,” a lifetime of moments are weaved together, across a colorway of boards, Pin-by-Pin, to showcase “Dollycore” like never before on her Official Pinterest Profile.


Autumn invites us to embrace its soothing sounds, from the gentle rustle of leaves to the rhythmic patter of rain. Take a moment to step outside and allow these simple melodies to serenade your soul. Within the serenity of these moments, you’ll discover the profound beauty of fall.

“Sounds of Nature”

I can hear the wind go whistling through the treetops
I hear raindrops falling softly to the ground
In the distance I can hear the roar of thunder
Seems there’s sounds of nature all around

Sounds of nature fill the air with music
How I love and cherish every sound
I often kneel in prayer to thank the Master
For the sounds of nature all around


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