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Dollywood Trip

Saturday, November 6, 2021

2:15- 9:30 pm

Join the International House for fun trip to Dollywood!

Dollywood is a theme park named for Tennessee’s beloved country singer Dolly Parton. The park is located in Pigeon Forge, TN, about an hour away from Knoxville and surrounded by the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. Dollywood offers a great experience and tribute to the heritage of the Smokies.


Meet at the International House at 2:15 pm.
The bus will leave promptly at 2:30 pm.

Important Note: The bus will start loading at 2:15 pm. If you do not arrive by that time and check in with I-House staff, we will assume you are not coming and will give your ticket to someone on the waiting list.


Deadline to sign up & pay refundable deposit at the I-House: Monday, November 1 

Space is limited, so sign up ASAP!

We will create a waiting list and contact individuals on it if spaces become available. In addition, people on the waiting list are welcome to show up to the I-House on Nov. 6 before departure to find out if anyone didn’t show up to claim their ticket. In that case, tickets will be provide on a first come, first served basis.



FREE admission & FREE transportation provided by the I-House!

You will pay for any food, drinks, or souvenirs you might want to purchase at Dollywood.


Required Refundable Deposit:

We want as many interested students to attend this event as possible. Therefore, we are asking you to pay a $20 deposit that will be refunded to you on November 6 after you check in for the event.

Pay your refundable deposit with cash at the I-House front desk by November 1 at 5:00 pm. Your registration is not confirmed until you pay the deposit. 

If you do not attend the event, you forfeit the deposit. If you register, pay the deposit, and then need to cancel your registration, you may receive a refund by emailing no later than Wednesday, November 3.


Transportation & Schedule:

The I-House will provide bus transportation. NOTE: You must wear a mask while you are on the bus. 

2:15 pm                             Check-in at I-House and Begin Loading Bus

2:30 pm sharp                   Departure from I-House

Approximately 3:30 pm     Arrival at Dollywood

8:30 pm                             Departure from Dollywood

Approximately 9:30 pm     Arrival at the I-House


If you plan to drive to Dollywood by yourself instead of riding the bus, please let us know when you come to make the deposit.


Contact Graduate Assistant Zoya ( with any questions or concerns.


If you would like to request accommodations for this event, please contact us at by October 29.


Sign up today!