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The Festival of Nations at Dollywood 2013

National flags of countries flying in the airAppease every member of the family with the ultimate vacation destination! During your visit to Dollywood between March 23 and March 31, you will visit over 25 different countries. Tantalize the taste buds with food from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, and parts of Asia. You will experience the mystery and storytelling dance of Circue Shanghai and the music of a real mariachi band. It is all here at Dollywood Festival of Nations for your family to enjoy. This fun and fantastic cultural adventure will not only expose your family to the discovery of lore and legend with lavish festivals and the ritual and reality of life in faraway countries, it will also, without a doubt, leave many lasting memories you and yours will cherish for a lifetime.


The tone and texture of each culture and country represented right here in our heartland will amaze and appeal to every member of the family. There is absolutely no better way to experience the sizzle of Sumatra and the intrigue of India all in one place. Here at Dollywood, no detail is overlooked! From the authenticity of the costumes that represent each nation, to the fragrant dining experience that awaits, around each bend your family will find what fascinates and captures their attention.


Each Showstreet parade will fuse nations together in this showcase of international intrigue. Travel to the end of the earth and back with a stroll down this incredible array of glimpses into the lands beyond. The daily parade will celebrate all that unites us – culture, custom and friendship. Dollywood’s One World Celebration is second to none and will leave you feeling as though you have traveled to far and distant lands in one afternoon!


Your journey around the world would not be complete without a taste of international indulgence. The spice and flavor that perfume the air around Dollywood, thanks to the World Passport to Food will tantalize your taste buds and calm those cravings for something new and different. Of course, your favorite fare will remain throughout the Festival of Nations in case you are just hungry for some all-American barbecue or battered onion rings.


Spirits will soar with delight as your family experiences all the sights and sounds that they have come to expect from Dollywood exaggerated to include international appeal. The zest and zeal around every bend will captivate and carry you away. Prepare to dispatch your family onto a tasty tour of the globe! See sights, welcome new traditions, tantalize the tummy and take off on a worldwide expedition of family fun- the Dollywood way!