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Best day to visit Dollywood?

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Best day to visit Dollywood?

We will be in the area from 8/10-8/17, and we plan on going to Dollywood. Anyone know which weekday is usually the least crowded? Thanks!

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1. Re: Best day to visit Dollywood?

From what I've seen any weekday is better than either weekend day for sure but other than that I'm not sure you'll find much difference. Although be careful going on Monday. We found that some shows and I believe other activities weren't open on that day.

Check out this schedule and enter your date range in the blue box on the right to make sure the shows or other activities you want to make are open that day.


BTW, I recommend the show Sha Kon O Hey. It was very entertaining to us.


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2. Re: Best day to visit Dollywood?

We went a few weeks ago - went after 3 on Sunday and all day Monday. Due to the scheduling, we were not able to see the animal show (Kratt brothers?). The park was very crowded Sunday, but crowds were light on Monday. We were able to doe everything we wanted to do by about 4 on Monday due to the light crowds.


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3. Re: Best day to visit Dollywood?

When the park opens at 9:00am on Sunday mornings it is not crowded at all until around noon. No lines or waiting for anything. At least that's our experience in several trips this summer. Few shows run before noon so it's pretty much rides only.

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4. Re: Best day to visit Dollywood?

Tuesday and Wednesday always seemed lighter to us. Try to avoid the weekend if you can.

Like Gottagocit mentioned, Sha Kon O Hey was a great show! I highly recommend it.

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