The Dolly Parade is ready to roll! For 32 years, Dolly Parton has returned to her beloved Smoky Mountains to ring in the spring season with her millions of fans. Each year, Dolly has delighted parade-goers with her amazing grand marshall float and a matching outfit. This event is always incredible and 2017 will be no exception. The parade will host over 100 participants as the American icon rides atop her new float with beautiful Mount LeConte as the backdrop. About 60,000 visitors will attend this special event. If you can’t make it in person you can still join the fun on Facebook!
The 32nd Annual Dolly Parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. EST on Friday, May 5, 2017 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The parade route begins at traffic light #6 on the Parkway and travels to traffic light #3. This is expected to be biggest Dolly Parade ever and it should last about two hours!
Travel Alert! River Road will close at 2:30 p.m. Parkway diversions will begin at 4:15 p.m. Traffic will travel in both directions on the southbound side during the parade.
Bring a seat and get there early to get the perfect spot; and tell your friends to watch for you on Facebook at the Dolly Parade! Be sure to like on Facebook!
For more information, please call the City of Pigeon Forge Department of Special Events at 865-453-8574.