Dolly Parton's Homecoming Parade makes the perfect centerpiece to a fun and inspiring visit to Pigeon Forge, TN and the Smoky Mountains. Kicking off Pigeon Forge Springfest at 6:00 p.m. on May 11, 2012, the parade is a great excuse to come to eastern Tennessee, but the area offers plenty of beauty and excitement even after the parade ends.
Dollywood is home to the Festival of Nations. Whether you live in Gatlinburg, Tennessee or visit the Smoky Mountains on vacation, make sure that you head to this amusement park owned by county music legend Dolly Parton. The 2012 event boasts culture, art, dance, music and food from countries around the world. This is your chance to see the most popular things from around the world without a costly place ticket around the world.