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April 29, 2021

A trip to Dollywood wouldn’t be complete without seeing one of the amazing shows they host every year. Whether you’re taking in some Appalachian bluegrass classics or enjoying one of the awesome seasonal performances, you’ll never be disappointed with the amazing shows and performers at Dollywood. Here are 4 of the best shows in Dollywood that you have to see on your next trip:

1. The Kingdom Heirs

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Attend a Sunday morning service any day of the week with the amazing songs from The Kingdom Heirs. Dollywood’s award-winning Southern gospel group will take you to church and back with their greatest hits! After performing at Dollywood for over 35 years, The Kingdom Heirs have established an awesome reputation and are a fan-favorite for returning and first-time visitors. Enjoy their renditions of “When My Master Walks With Me” and “Lord, Your Word is Still True.”

2. The Tones

Formerly known as the Gem Tones, The Tones are a new, mixed a cappella group that performs your favorite pop melodies for a more modern show! Performing in The Village area of Dollywood, The Tones combine a contemporary vibe and intricate harmonies to create an upbeat performance that the whole family will love! Every member of the group brings unique sounds and energetic personalities to the mix, resulting in one of the best shows in Dollywood!

3. Heartsong

Experience the Smokies in a completely new way at Heartsong! Follow Dolly Parton as she guides you throughout the beautiful Smoky Mountains in this multi-sensory film experience. Learn about Dolly’s home and the beautiful mountain region where everything started for her! Hear Dolly’s story like never before with this heartfelt show about the place that’s so near and dear to her heart. Located in the Heartsong Theater, this is a long-standing show that people make time for on every visit.

4. Wings of America Birds of Prey

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Make your way to Craftsman’s Valley to see some of Dollywood’s most talented performers at Wings of America Birds of Prey! While these performers don’t sing, dance, or wear costumes, they always know how to stick the landing. Under the care of the American Eagle Foundation, the birds of prey at Dollywood can get up-close-and-personal with visitors. Learn interesting facts about the lives and habits of these beautiful creatures and gain a new appreciation for the rehabilitation the American Eagle Foundation is doing for these birds.

After you’ve ridden all the roller coasters and treated yourself to a funnel cake, make sure you come see the best shows in Dollywood! For discounts on other Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge attractions and shows, check out our Freedom Fun Pass and start planning your Smokies vacation today!