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14 October 2019

Behind the Scenes with The Kingdom Heirs

By | 2019-10-14T16:47:23+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Entertainment|0 Comments

Did you know Dollywood is home to a multi-award winning gospel group? I had the great privilege of sitting down and chatting with Dollywood's own Kingdom Heirs. They started in the Silver Dollar City days when the group performed mainly on weekends. Then, according to founding member, Kreis, when Dolly Parton opened Dollywood in 1986, [...]

11 September 2019

Get to Know Joe the Juggler

By | 2019-09-11T11:01:24+00:00 September 11th, 2019|Entertainment|0 Comments

Dollywood is known for many things including exceptional entertainment. That amazing entertainment brings extremely high-quality and talented performers to work at the park. One of those entertainers, and one that you don’t want to miss, is Joe the Juggler! Most recently, I caught him in Wilderness Pass Plaza for a 30-minute show that is [...]

7 August 2019

10+ Places to Laugh Out Loud at Dollywood

By | 2019-08-07T14:13:11+00:00 August 7th, 2019|Entertainment|0 Comments

A day (or more!) at Dollywood is guaranteed to provide plenty of laughs. From giggle-inducing rides to wisecracking characters, Dollywood can be a very humorous place. Below are more than 10 places where laughter is plentiful. Miss Lillian's Smokehouse One of the most famous and beloved Dollywood icons (besides Dolly, of course) is Miss [...]

5 August 2019

Who are the Gem Tones?

By | 2019-09-03T15:40:46+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Entertainment|0 Comments

I love the familiarity of Dollywood. In 1995, the park opened Jukebox Junction. Since that time, the Gem Tones have been an entertainment staple. Though the cast of characters has changed through the years, you can always count on the fun and sweet melodies. Watch this video to see what I mean. [...]

2 August 2019

Flipping the Stage: The Little Engine Playhouse

By | 2019-08-02T15:30:25+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Entertainment|0 Comments

If you love Dollywood, chances are you’ve fallen in love with the many captivating shows. Usually, I’m so busy loving the shows that I don’t stop to consider what it takes to make these productions happen. Take, for example, the three shows in The Little Engine Playhouse. Every summer, Dollywood showcases three books from [...]

25 March 2019

Behind the Scenes at Cuba Vibra! at Festival of Nations

By | 2019-03-25T14:18:57+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Behind the Scenes, Entertainment|0 Comments

The warmer temperatures outside might just be the Caribbean breeze brought from one of the headlining acts at this year's Festival of Nations at Dollywood. Hailing from the beautiful city of Havana, Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba's "Cuba Vibra!" show is 45 minutes of nonstop music, high-energy dancing, acrobatics, beautiful costumes and an array of [...]

20 March 2019

Don’t Miss Drumstruck During Festival of Nations!

By | 2019-03-20T17:29:06+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Entertainment|0 Comments

Dollywood’s Festival of Nations just started and it has so much to offer! The festival includes amazing food, crafts and entertainment from all over the world. This year, Dollywood is offering two new headlining shows for this festival. One of those shows is Drumstruck from South Africa. While Drumstruck is a brand-new show to [...]

28 November 2018

Dollywood Entertainers Release New Album

By | 2018-11-28T12:44:59+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an entertainer in one of Dollywood’s shows? Well, Dolly Parton’s niece, Jada Star, and her co-performer, Barry Jobe, can tell you. Both of these rising stars have appeared in the “My People, My Music” show at the theme park for the last six [...]

11 October 2018

A Day at the Southern Gospel Jubilee

By | 2018-10-11T16:25:54+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

The Harvest Festival is in full swing at Dollywood! A Dollywood Harvest includes three very different experiences each day to please every person in your family: Great Pumpkin LumiNights, visiting craftsmen and artisans from around the country, and the Southern Gospel Jubilee. Personally, I get pretty excited about the Southern Gospel Jubilee. Did you [...]

19 July 2018

Don’t Miss the Speed Painter!

By | 2018-07-19T08:58:02+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Entertainment|0 Comments

One of the exciting things about visiting Dollywood throughout the year is that the entertainment options get switched out so that there’s always something new and exciting to see. This summer, you will find one of the most fast-paced, thrilling and delightful shows of the season: PaintJam. Dollywood brought artist Ricardo Barazza all the [...]

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