On May 6, 2016, the 31st Annual Dolly Homecoming Parade makes its way down the Parkway in Pigeon Forge to welcome the grand marshal, Dolly Parton, home. Join the celebration and enjoy local entertainers, colorful floats, military veterans, and marching bands. Pigeon Forge’s most popular parade draws over 50,000 Pigeon Forge and Dolly Parton fans alike, so plan to arrive early to ensure a good viewing spot. The parade travels from traffic light #6 to traffic light #3, and starts at 6 p.m.
The Dolly Homecoming Parade is a free event with a variety of participants to entertain the entire family. In 2016, there will be 126 different groups involved. Enjoy the creatively decorated floats against the beautiful backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains, and get a glimpse of Dolly in person!