Every Spring Dollywood Theme Park celebrates by transforming the park and showcasing the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival, Presented By Covenant Health, is packed with beautiful flower sculptures and so much delicious food.

What is Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival?

Flowers take center stage at this annual festival, where an internationally acclaimed sculpting team comes together to create beautiful life sculptures using individual plants, more than half a million flowers!. The cute animal displays reach up to 15 feet and celebrate the Smoky Mountains. Through the park you will find black bears, racoons, ducks, a beekeeper sculpture and so much more!

Get ready to take awesome pictures because there are so many great photo opportunities. You will also find the sculpture ” Coat Of Many Colors” that is a tribute to Dolly Parton’s mother, Avie Lee. Food is a big part of the Dollywood Flower & Food Festival too, and you’ll find some of the best food you’ve ever tasted. Chefs use seasonal ingredients to create fresh spring flavors. You will find a variety of food items like Cuban sandwiches, Smoked Chicken Wings, Korean BBQ Nachos, Street Corn Salad and more.

If you are vegetarian/vegan don’t worry, they have lots of food options for you to try too!. They also have gluten free options. For drinks, you can enjoy a Cranberry Watermelon Cooler, Fanta Floats or Raspberry Boba Tea. These are just some of the food and drinks you can try. The menu changes a bit every year, so you can always enjoy something new.

Can’t pick just one? Get the Flower & Food Festival Tasting Pass. This package lets you enjoy up to 5 festival food tastings at select food locations at Dollywood. You can choose to use all five tastings at one location or at different festival locations. The tasting pass is $36.99 plus tax or $33.99 plus tax for Gold and Diamond passholders. It’s a great way to try different flavors and dishes!.

 Tip: Download the Dollywood app before your trip for a complete list of culinary locations and the festival menu.

When Is The Flower & Food Festival?

You can enjoy the festival from April to June. The specific dates for the season are posted on Dollywood’s website. They are normally around the same time every year.

How Much Does It Cost To Go To Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival?

The Flower and Food Festival is included with the price of normal park admission,
(Not Including Food or Extra add Ons). A Ticket For One Day To Dollywood Costs $89 Plus Tax. 2 Day Tickets are $109 and 3 Day Tickets are $119.

What are Some Fun Activities You can Find At The Festival?

Rainbow Umbrella Sky

This breathtaking display is the perfect picture spot!. It has hundreds of colorful umbrellas floating above you and illuminating the sky with vivid colors ! 

Chalk Artist Showcase

Another great activity to enjoy at the festival is the Chalk Artist showcase.
This event features talented artists who create large scale, three dimensional chalk art masterpieces. Guests are invited to walk through and take pictures of the amazing art pieces!.

Shop for Exclusive Festival Merchandise

From festival shirts, mugs, bags and jewelry to the cutest hand painted umbrellas, you will want to take everything home with you!.  You can also check out The local artisans and see what they’re making for the spring season.

Concert Series and Performances

You can enjoy different entertainment through the festival like concert series that are going on around the park, which feature some of the best musicians and entertainers in the country. You can enjoy these live daily performances in the park’s open-air theaters, surrounded by the blooming flowers.

You should also check out the recent addition to the festival that became really popular, “Bloom!” . It includes acrobatic performances with performers balancing on bending poles really high, dance, circus and more. 

Enjoy and Make awesome Memories Together, Have Fun! Have You Been To Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival? Tell Us Your Experience In The Comments!

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