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One question that everyone wants to know the answer to is, “When is Dollywood opening?” The attraction now has an official opening date! We’ve gathered all the information we can about the Dollywood opening, as well as other updates on the 2020 Dollywood season.
When is Dollywood Opening?
Dollywood opened on June 15th to passholders and opens on June 17th to all guests! Both Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country will reopen on these dates. Reservations are required for all guests, including season passholders. To ensure the safety and health of all guests and staff, Dollywood has implemented new guidelines. Some of these guidelines include:
- Limited daily capacity – Season Passholder Reservations are required, and date-based tickets will be available for general admission.
- Face masks or face coverings are required for everyone ages 3 and up. Exceptions where masks are not required are while eating, on water park attractions, or select coasters at Dollywood.
- Temperature screenings will be taken prior to entry.
- All guests will be screened with a 4 question health assessment prior to entry.
- Attraction and dining capacities will be limited to allow guests more space to move around during their visit.
- Physical distancing measures have been put in place, including distanced queues, marked barriers and social distancing reminders.
- Additional sanitation measures have been implemented throughout the park. High touch point areas are being cleaned more frequently, and additional hand-sanitizing stations have been placed throughout Dollywood.
While most of the rides, restaurants and experiences throughout the park will be open, select experiences will not be available during this phase. Indoor areas where adequate physical distancing can’t be achieved will remain closed.
For more information on the Dollywood opening, visit the official Dollywood website.
What About the Dollywood Festivals?
As of right now, the remaining Dollywood festivals this season will be open as scheduled. This includes the new Flower & Food Festival, the Harvest Festival and Smoky Mountain Christmas.
2020 Dollywood Season Passes
Dollywood Season Passes are now valid through June 15, 2021. The passes will be automatically updated. The extension also applies to the free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass. As a thank you to current passholders, Dollywood is a providing each season passholder a bring-a-friend free ticket valid for this summer. You can redeem this bonus ticket when you make your visit reservation online!
2020 Dollywood Season Pass Benefits
As a Dollywood Season Passholder, you’ll get exclusive benefits during your visits to the park. Passholders can enjoy early entry into the park, as well as a friends and family discount of $5 off admission. If you purchase the Gold Season Pass, you’ll get free parking (saving you $15 per visit) and 20% off food, merchandise and select rentals at the park. You’ll also receive discounts on premium park experiences like TimeSaver Passes, VIP tours, valet parking and more. But that’s not all! If you show your season pass at some of the most popular attractions in the Smoky Mountains, you can save on your tickets! See a full list of attractions where you can save with your season pass below:
- Dolly Parton’s Stampede (Season Pass: $3 Off, Gold Season Pass: $5 Off)
- Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud (Season Pass: $3 Off, Gold Season Pass: $5 Off)
- Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show (Season Pass: $3 Off, Gold Season Pass: $5 Off)
- Smoky Mountain Opry (Season Pass: $5 Off, Gold Season Pass: $7)
- Comedy Barn (Season Pass: $5 Off, Gold Season Pass: $7)
- Ripley’s Attractions in Gatlinburg (20% off admission to the following: Aquarium of the Smokies, Believe It or Not, Moving Theater, Haunted Adventure, Davy
- Crockett Mini-Golf, Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini Golf, Marvelous Mirror Maze, Guinness World Records)
2020 Dollywood Season Pass Prices
Pricing for the 2020 Dollywood theme park season passes are listed below.
- Regular Season Pass (Adults): $139
- Gold Season Pass: $224
- Regular Season Pass (Children): $129
- Regular Season Pass (Senior): $129
- Gold Season Pass (Senior): $214
Get Your Dollywood Tickets Today
We’re so excited about the news of Dollywood opening, and we know you are too! Learn more about Dollywood and get your tickets today!