Travelers everywhere have been eagerly awaiting the Dollywood 2014 schedule ever since the end of the 2013 season. The 2014 Dollywood calendar is finally here, and below are some important dates you should keep in mind if you plan to visit this theme park anytime soon.
Opening Day – The Dollywood 2014 schedule officially begins with opening day March 22, 2014. Dollywood will open at 10 a.m., and be open until 8 p.m. Throughout the remainder of March, Dollywood will only be closed on the 25th. The park will feature the “Festival of Nations” during March, providing entertainment from different parts of the world in addition to art displays and cuisine. In all, more than 25 different countries will be represented.
Splash Country Opening – Dollywood’s signature water park Splash Country will officially open on Saturday, May 17, 2014. It will also be open on Sunday, May 18, and will close from May 19 through 23. Splash Country will reopen on Saturday, May 24, and remain open daily until Labor Day on Monday, September 1, 2014. The park’s normal hours of operation are from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily, and tickets for Splash Country can be purchased along with general admission tickets to Dollywood either at the gate or online.
Chapel Services- The 2014 Dollywood schedule also includes chapel services that take place every Sunday from March 23, 2014 to January 4, 2015. This is a non-denominational service that lasts approximately 30 minutes, and begins at around 11:30 a.m. The chapel resembles an old-fashioned country church, and is named for the doctor who delivered Dolly Parton. Casual dress is permitted, and admission to the chapel is free with paid admission to the park.
Smoky Mountain Christmas – One of the biggest attractions Dollywood has to offer during winter is A Smoky Mountain Christmas. During this time in the Dollywood schedule, the park is strung with thousands of beautiful lights that people can walk through and enjoy. There is also special holiday entertainment, and visitors can also purchase souvenirs that are perfect for gift giving. At this time, there is no official date on the Dollywood 2014 schedule when this will begin, so check back often for updates as the time draws closer.
The 2014 Dollywood calendar is now available on the park’s official website. View it before you come to see a listing of special entertainment and events that are taking place on the day you plan to visit.
National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration – Sept. 22 through Nov. 1, 2014