Kidsfest 2012 at Dollywood

What could possibly be more fun than Dollywood? Kidsfest at Dollywood!  Kidsfest is the largest children’s festival in the south! This year Kidsfest will be from June 22, 2012, through July 29, 2012.

This year at Dollywood’s Kidsfest, you can once again see the Gazillion Bubble Show. All kids love bubbles, but these bubble magicians astound every one. You will be amazed at what these bubble artists can make bubbles do. The Gazillion Bubbles Show will be showing every day except Monday and will be located on Showstreet inside the Dollywood Park.

kidsDo you like acrobatics? Do you like dogs? What about acrobatic dogs?! Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience is a new show at Kidsfest this year that is sure to wow. This show includes twelve uniquely gifted animals that will leave the whole family amazed. They have even stunned Oprah Winfrey! These amazing canines will be performing on Showstreet as well.

Dolly Parton loves books. She began a charity to make sure every child in the Tennessee Mountains has good books to read in their house. It goes without saying that she believes in the power of reading. So you shouldn’t be surprised to know that during kidsfest, she took the opportunity to combine her two loves, books and music. Dolly’s Imagination Playhouse is presented by the Penguin Players. During this show they will bring three children’s classics to life. Each story is presented as a 20-minute musical complete with songs written by Ms. Dolly herself! This year’s line-up includes The Little Engine that Could, Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad, and Otis. This show will run from June 15, 2012, through August 5, 2012. You will find Dolly’s Imagination Playhouse in the Village in Dollywood.

Kidsfest begins June 22, 2012, and runs through July 29, 2012. During kidsfest, you will see these exciting shows as well as many others and of course all the other rides and attractions that Dollywood usually offers.

A child’s ticket, ages 4-11, are $42. Adult tickets, ages 12-59, are $54. And senior tickets, ages 60+, are $49. Children 3 and under are free. If you plan on being in town for a while and would like to visit Dollywood and Splash Country, you should purchase a 2012 Dollywood Splash & Play ticket. These tickets allow you to experience both parks for three days, but must be used within a seven day period. Dollywood Splash & Play tickets are $69 for children, $86 for adults, and children 3 and under are free.

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