DollyWood 2018 Festival Offerings

This spring the hills of Tennessee will fill with the sounds of spring: the birds, the bees, the roller coasters and some great music legends. Dollywood’s Spring Mix concert series will bring 36 musical acts to the park in three fun weeks in April, as well as a new Festival of Nations lineup, thrilling summer shows and more great entertainment throughout the season all included with park admission.

Dollywood’s Festival of Nations  kicks off March 17 and runs until April 9. This glimpse into cultures from across the globe brings three new internationally-known groups this year. The National Dance Company of Siberia, The Flamenco Kings starring Los Vivancos, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo bring three unique, high-energy shows to the park.

 Dollywood’s Spring Mix  features three weeks of filling the park with music featuring artists have combined to earn 42 gold albums, 18 platinum albums, 25 Grammys, 12 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Country Music Awards, four American Music Association Awards and 56 Dove Awards.

2018 Dollywood Spring Mix Concert Schedule

Week One (Country)
Wednesday, April 11- Crystal Gayle (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Suzy Bogguss (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Thursday, April 12- Shenandoah (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Restless Heart (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Friday, April 13- Janie Fricke (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and The Malpass Brothers (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Saturday, April 14- Connie Smith (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Mandy Barnett (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Sunday, April 15- T.G. Sheppard (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Sylvia (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Monday, April 16- Pam Tillis (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Exile (Showstreet Palace Theater)

Week Two (Inspirational)
Wednesday, April 18- Amy Grant (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and The Martins (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Thursday, April 19- Chonda Pierce (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Triumphant Quartet (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Friday, April 20- David Phelps (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Wayne Watson (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Saturday, April 21- Blind Boys of Alabama (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Dallas Holm (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Sunday, April 22- The McKameys (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Carman (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Monday, April 23- Selah (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Larnelle Harris (Showstreet Palace Theater)

Week Three (Classic)
Wednesday, April 25- The Marshall Tucker Band (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and The Drifters (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Thursday, April 26- Orleans (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Al Stewart (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Friday, April 27- Atlanta Rhythm Section (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and Maureen McGovern (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Saturday, April 28- Firefall (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and In My Life: A Beatles Tribute (Showstreet Palace Theater)
Sunday, April 29- Debby Boone (DP’s Celebrity Theater) and The Tams(Showstreet Palace Theater)

  • DP’s Celebrity Theater have two one-hour performances (2 and 5 p.m.)
  • Showstreet Palace Theater have three 40-minutes performances (2:30, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.)

Rounding out the year, Dollywood’s popular Barbeque & Bluegrass is extended for an additional week now running from May 25 until June 10.

Kicking off just in time for the summer crowds, Dollywood’s Summer Celebration comes alive on June 16 through August 5 with extended park hours ( midnight on June 30 and July 7) with America’s Got Talent finalists iLuminate to light up the park and DRUMLine Live! creates a synchronized musical masterpiece based on the hit 2002 movie Drumline. Closing out each day, the park’s festive nightly fireworks show is a colorful extravaganza set to uplifting music which celebrates the fun of Dollywood after dark!

 Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana celebrates the heritage of the area staring Sept. 28- Nov. 3. The festival lots of family centered fun with the expansion of the new guest-favorite Great Pumpkin LumiNights and the largest Southern gospel event in America.

Closing out the year, the decade long Best Christmas Event at any theme park worldwide, Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana  hauls out the Chistmas spirit on Nov. 10. This year the park is open every day during the festival, except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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