Dollywood Nights July 25, 2011Pigeon Forge Funpfadmin This will be the second year that Dollywood has offered Dollywood Nights with extended park hours each evening from August 8-14. Extended hours will be through 10 p.m. and most rides will operate during the extended hours. This is a rare occasion to enjoy the park’s rides in the dark. Dollywood opens at 10 a.m. each day during Dollywood Nights and will open a 9 a.m. on Saturdays. There will be a special $25 (plus tax; no discounts apply) admission ticket offered exclusively for Aug. 8-14 which provides entry into Dollywood at 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Dollywood season passes and valid park admission tickets entitle ticketholders to the extended hours as well. Dollywood’s 2011 season continues with three of the South’s largest festivals: Barbeque & Bluegrass (Aug. 19-Sept. 5); National Southern Gospel and Harvest Celebration (Sept. 28-Oct. 29) and Smoky Mountain Christmas (Nov. 5-Dec. 30), the latter two presented by Humana.