Tournament semifinal: Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas vs. Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival
Written by Robert Niles
Here we are. We're down to the last four events in our 2011 Theme Park Insider Tournament. (I'd say that they were the "final" ones, but a certain organization has that phrase trademarked.)Tweet
So let's start by congratulating Dollywood, Walt Disney World and the Universal Studios theme parks for getting this far. Every event in this year's tournament is a great event, but these have proven themselves the best of the best, as evident by your votes in their support.
But while all of these events are excellent, only one can be the best. The former grammar teacher in me insists upon that… ;^)
So which will it be? Let's make our next cut today, by choosing between Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas and Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World.
Over the course of the tournament, you've have many opportunities to talk about these events, and you have another today, in the comments. But before you comment or vote, I'd like you to forget about the themes of these events and instead focus on their execution. Which park has done the best job of creating something that provides a unique experience that gets you excited to visit every year, as opposed to all the other Christmas events or food festivals out there?
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