As summertime comes to a close, the days start to get shorter, and we all get to slow down a bit to appreciate the beauty that arrives with autumn. Dolly ushers in a celebration of this wonderful season by sharing everything she loves about her favorite time of year.
“I love fall. It’s my favorite time of the year,” Dolly shared. “I love all the fun, the food, the beautiful leaves… I love all of God’s beauty and the fall, I think, shows it almost more than any other part of the year.”
Dollywood welcomes guests to celebrate the splendor of autumn during their annual Harvest Festival, happening September 24-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!
Dolly’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge and Branson welcomes families to saddle up for an autumn adventure filled with thrilling horse riding stunts, while enjoying a bountiful four-course feast. Buccaneers of all ages will enjoy visiting Pirates Voyage in Pigeon Forge and Myrtle Beach, where a swashbuckling adventure awaits!
Dolly’s Imagination Library received one of the highest literacy honors from the Library of Congress for its dedication to inspiring a love of reading in children. The Library of Congress awarded the Imagination Library with the $150,000 David M. Rubenstein Prize for its work in gifting more than 167 million books to children around the world.
During the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, Dolly won her first Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie as executive producer of her Netflix holiday musical, “Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square.” The film’s choreographer, Debbie Allen, also took home an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography For Scripted Programming.
TIME Magazine has named Dolly Parton among the 100 most influential people of 2021, with a foreword written by her goddaughter, Miley Cyrus. Dolly is one of only two country artists, along with Kane Brown, who earned a coveted spot on the list, announced on Wednesday, September 15.
Dolly has partnered with award-winning Puerto Rican musician José Feliciano to add some “new flair” to her song, “Eagle When She Flies,” in a new recording of the country music classic.
Dolly’s first-ever signature fragrance in partnership with Scent Beauty is now available! Dolly – Scent From Above transports us to a place where everything is possible. Flowers blossom with rhinestone hearts and playful butterflies. Notes of mandarin, peony blossoms, jasmine, vanilla, sandalwood, musk and patchouli are truly Scent from Above.
Fall is an inspiring time of year, not just in the Great Smoky Mountains where Dolly grew up, but God’s beauty can be seen all around us. As the leaves change and autumn colors burst forth, take time to reflect and embrace the beauty found in our own lives.
Words can’t describe what I feel inside
When I see the beauty in each coming day
What my eyes behold can’t be bought or sold
And everything’s beautiful in its own way
Dolly Parton is thrilled to announce her first-ever signature fragrance in partnership with Scent Beauty. Dolly – Scent from Above is butterflies, hearts and hope. A true inspiration from rags to rhinestones, Dolly spreads love and hope around the world. Dolly said:
“I call my Dolly perfume “Scent from Above” because it is excellently heavenly. I hope you feel as blessed and as pretty as I do when you wear it.”
The fragrance transports us to a place where everything is possible. Flowers blossom with rhinestone hearts and playful butterflies. Notes of mandarin, peony blossoms, jasmine, vanilla, sandalwood, musk and patchouli are truly Scent from Above.
Stephen Mormoris, CEO of Scent Beauty said, “Dolly Parton is a cultural icon that’s resonating with people all over the world. She is cross-generational. We’re honored that she chose to work with Scent Beauty for her first foray into the world of beauty and see this as the start of a long-term, successful partnership.”
In addition to Scent Beauty’s website, HSN will launch the fragrance exclusively on July 28th followed by additional mass market retailers. “As an admired musical icon and adored philanthropist with her endless contributions spanning over several decades, we are excited to add Dolly’s fragrance to our portfolio and share her inspirational story with our customers” said Bridget Love, GMM, VP Beauty Merchandising, QVC & HSN.
To promote the release of her first-ever signature fragrance, Dolly has released a new single, "Sent From Above." The new song was released at midnight on July 27 to precede the launch of her fragrance line on July 28.
Dolly – Scent from Above is Dolly's first foray into the world of beauty and her first product released in partnership with Scent Beauty. As fragrant as the fresh smell of spring, the world got its first hint of the perfume on February 5, when samples became available. Described as a playful floral, it is as soft and spirited as its namesake!
Now, with the official release of her fragrance line on July 28, Dolly is gearing up for a slew of television appearances to promote the new song and perfume.
Dolly made a July 27 appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote the song and perfume and will also appear on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Thursday night.
Dolly – Scent from Above is initially available only through ScentBeauty.com and HSN, who will begin selling the perfume at midnight Wednesday morning. A special promoting the fragrance line is scheduled to premiere on HSN at midnight, with repeats at 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., all times Eastern. Dolly will be the special guest during the midnight, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. showings. In addition, she is scheduled to appear during the 10 a.m. “Wake Up Beautiful” hour and 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. hours with a “Celebration With Dolly.”
As 2020 gets further behind us and a post-pandemic world inches closer to reality, Dolly ushers in a celebration of springtime.
“I know this past year has opened my eyes and my heart in ways I never imagined. Perhaps we have all been reborn and now stand as ready as ever before to laugh, love and get the most out of every moment life has to offer.”
At Dollywood, guests were welcomed back for a fun-filled 2021 season, packed with a myriad of festivals, brand new shows, entertainment and, of course, amazing food! At Dollywood, your entire family will love every moment. There’s always something for everyone to enjoy!
Dolly’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge and Branson, and Pirates Voyage in Pigeon Forge and Myrtle Beach, all welcomed families back with four-course feasts and action-packed adventures!
Dolly’s Imagination Library makes headlines in a new Rolling Stone article highlighting the program’s amazing milestones. Imagination Library gifts nearly two million books a month to children across the globe and, to date, has gifted more than 155,000,000 books in total.
During the 63rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards, Dolly won her 11th GRAMMY® for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for her collaboration with Zach Williams on “There Was Jesus.” Watch the music video here:
Dolly’s top songs are now streaming on Spotify in the Dolly Parton: Top Tracks playlist. From “9 to 5” to “Here You Come Again” and 70 more hit songs from Dolly, this playlist is a must for spring!
Dolly launches new “I Will Always Love You” merch on Amazon and deluxe sample sizes of her new perfume, “Dolly – Scent From Above,” are also now available! As fragrant as the fresh smell of spring, the world got its first hint of the glorious aroma on February 5. Described as a playful floral, it is as soft and spirited as its namesake! New merchandise can be found inside Dolly’s Shop.
Springtime is an exciting time of year, not just in the Great Smoky Mountains where Dolly grew up, but the hope of new life is bursting forth all around us. It’s a time when many things are made new, including the renewed hope of a “clear blue morning.”
'Cause I can see the light of a clear blue morning
I can see the light of a brand new day
I can see the light of a clear blue morning
Oh, and everything's gonna be all right
It's gonna be okay
Scent From Above, Dolly's new fragrance, was revealed in an upcoming Super Bowl ad from Squarespace. The new perfume will launch in July. In the meantime, visit dollyfragrance.com to order a deluxe sample size. Dolly said,
"I've been lucky enough in my lifetime to see a lot of my dreams come true. Getting to share my perfume with the world is another one that I can now add to the list. I have often said that if you want to see your dreams come true, you have to give them wings, and I truly believe this one is scent from above."