Festival of Nations Brings the World to Dollywood

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, TN. (Tuesday, March 10, 2020)—Dollywood’s 35TH anniversary season arrives in style with Festival of Nations (March 14- April 20). This year’s event—the 20th edition of Festival of Nations—features two new headline shows, delicious and innovative items on the Passport to Food and the chance to experience a glimpse around the world without ever leaving the Smoky Mountains!

To celebrate the park’s milestone season, Dollywood hosts a number of new and returning groups performing in internationally-acclaimed entertainment offerings. For families visiting during spring break, it’s a vibrant and exciting way to celebrate and learn about the home cultures of these talented entertainers.

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SeaWorld San Diego’s Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival to set sail with new tastes, sights and sounds

Press Release from Sea World San Diego

SAN DIEGO (March 2, 2020) – SeaWorld San Diego is preparing to launch its annual Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival on March 7, a premier food event that will sail on for nine weekend through May 3, 2020. With more than 40 food items (including 32 that are NEW to this year’s lineup), 150 beer options, four NEW regional realms including a German beer garden, nearly a dozen wine varietals and live entertainment on three stages, this festival is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the senses where epicurean adventurers can go on a culinary voyage around the world without ever leaving the park!

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Covenant Health Named Official Health System of Dollywood

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Wednesday, February 19, 2020) — Dollywood officials today announced Covenant Health as the “Official Health System Partner of Dollywood.” The partnership focuses on the organizations’ shared commitments to excellence, strong and vibrant communities, guest services and experiences, and to improving the quality of life in the region.

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SeaWorld unveils ‘Emperor’ car for the first time and provides media with ride details.

Press Release from Sea World San Diego

Today, (Tuesday Feb. 25, 2020) SeaWorld San Diego provided a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at some of the exciting features of the park’s new dive coaster, Emperor, and unveiled one of the ride cars for the first time.

Emperor is a floorless dive coaster and will, in fact, be the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster on the West Coast, as well as the only floorless dive coaster. Named for the world’s largest penguin, Emperor will mimic this species’ amazing underwater diving ability. Fun fact: emperors can dive to a depth of 1,800 feet. Riders on the Emperor coaster will climb to 153 feet,  where they will be suspended on a 45-degree angle at the crown of the ride before plunging down a 143-foot facedown vertical drop accelerating to more than 60 miles per hour.

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