For the food part of the festival, attendees can buy a special dining pass that lets them sample five meals at any of the festival’s culinary locations. On the menu are a Cuban sandwich with plantain chips, fish and chips, mountain paella, summer succotash featuring pan-seared chicken, lobster roll, beef bulgogi nachos, blueberry and blackberry mini funnel cake, lemon curd and blueberry liege waffle, and more.
To entertain guests when they aren’t on rides, performances and shows will take place throughout the park. According to the press release, The Melodies of Spring concert series features contemporary Christian artists, Southern gospel groups and other acts appearing inside DP’s Celebrity Theater every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the festival. Among the artists scheduled are Matthew West, Big Daddy Weave, I AM THEY, Rebecca St. James, Sidewalk Prophets, the Rhett Walker Band, Triumphant Quartet and others.
Other acts scheduled to perform are “The Voice” contestants Worth The Wait, Willow City, The Hall Sisters and the 3 Heath Brothers.
The Flower & Food Festival begins Friday, April 23, and runs through June 7. For ticket information, go to dollywood.com/tickets.