PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WATE) — WATE 6 On Your Side’s Elizabeth Kuebel sits down with Dolly Parton as Dollywood kicks off its 37th season.

This is the first grand opening the country superstar has been able to attend in-person since 2019.

The park opened to season passholders on Friday and members of the general public will be able to return on Sunday.