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Want to keep up with the latest Dollywood news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

Theme park news by topic
Friday, April 03, 2015 07:03

This month brings a pair of big updates from Universal Studios Hollywood, plus new information about upcoming rides at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Dollywood and more!

Goliath concept art
Sunday, March 02, 2014 09:49

There are some amazing new roller coasters coming to theme parks during 2014 - find out the details and latest updates on 6 of the most exciting.

FireChaser Express
Thursday, October 10, 2013 09:58

Dollywood has released a stunning new animated video showing off the full ride experience for the FireChaser Express roller coaster, which will open in 2014.

FireChaser Express
Thursday, August 22, 2013 08:30

Dollywood has announced an ambitious $300 million expansion plan, the first phase of which will see it open a new roller coaster and a 300-room resort.

RiverRush concept art
Monday, May 13, 2013 11:04

The new RiverRush water coaster has debuted at Dollywood's Splash Country water park, with the park releasing an official "point-of-view" video to mark the occasion.

Planet Snoopy logo
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 10:00

Disney reveals the motivation behind MyMagic+, Dollywood prepares to open RiverRush and Kings Dominion plans first-ever SnoopyCON event.

RiverRush concept art
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 09:46

Dollywood has released a new video that previews its new RiverRush water coaster, which will debut at the park's Splash Country water park on May 11, 2013.

Cars Land
Thursday, February 07, 2013 10:22

Universal Studios Hollywood's Evolution Plan moves closer to reality, Cars Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios "accelerated" and Disneyland Paris adds to the Disney Dreams show.

RiverRush concept art
Thursday, February 07, 2013 10:16

Dollywood has confirmed that the RiverRush water coaster will debut at its Splash Country water park on May 11, 2013, and has released a video preview of the ride.

Grizzly Gulch
Monday, December 03, 2012 16:03

SeaWorld Orlando continues Antarctica construction, Cars Land celebrates Christmas and Hong Kong Disneyland turns a financial corner.

Dolly Parton announcement
Monday, December 03, 2012 15:58

Country music superstar Dolly Parton has revealed that she is still considering building an attraction in Nashville, after plans for a water and snow park were dropped.

Dollywood announcement
Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:40

Dolly Parton's partner in running Dollywood, Herschend Family Entertainment, has confirmed that it will not participate in a project to build a new water and snow park in Nashville.


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