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Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

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Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

Not sure if this is different or not BUT the Dollywood Parade of Nations doesnt happen until SATURDAY!

Taken directly from Dollywood.com ....

"Dolly kicks off Dollywood’s 2006 season with special appearances in the park on Saturday, April 8. You can see Dolly at Dollywood on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Adventures in Imagination as she unveils her new Dolly’s Closet clothing shop. At 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dolly is the grand marshal of the festive Parade of Nations through the park. (Outdoor events; weather permitting.)"

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1. Re: Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

The parade down the main parkway of Pigeon Forge with all the floats is on FRIDAY. See my post below.

That is, unless the bad weather storms it out.

Saturday is opening day for Dollywood.

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2. Re: Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

21st Annual Dolly Parade Set To Roll Through Pigeon Forge

The City of Pigeon Forge will host the 21st Annual Dolly Parade on April 7, celebrating the start of a new decade of entertainment for the popular East Tennessee park. The theme for the 2006 parade will be “Dolly’s Smoky Mountain Adventure,” and Sevier County’s own Dolly Parton once again will serve as parade grand marshal.

Parade entries will include local entertainers, marching bands and a number of floats courtesy of local and area businesses and civic groups. In addition to adding more music to the event, high school marching bands, competing in the new Pigeon Forge Music Festival, will be judged on their parade performance. More than 60,000 people view the parade each year, and many travelers have made attending the event an annual spring tradition.

The Dolly Parade will get underway at 6 p.m., starting near Traffic Light #7 and traveling north along the Parkway to Traffic Light #3. More Pigeon Forge information is available at 1-800-251-9100 and www.mypigeonforge.com.

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3. Re: Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

so they have TWO parades?

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4. Re: Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

No, I believe the parade on Saturday is stictly inside Dollywood, not for the general P.F. public like today's.

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5. Re: Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

Just came back, the Parade was okay, kinda dinky, but seeing dolly made up for it. Also seeing the entertainers in the shows we were booked for was cool. The park was amazing! Saw Dolly twice there!

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6. Re: Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

Do you know if the Dollywood Parade is always on the first sat. of april every year?

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7. Re: Dollywood Parade is SATURDAY! april 8

Typically, yes, if the park is opening that weekend.

Sometimes Easter may be that same weekend, and they might change the date due to the holiday to another weekend.