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Spring 2017

Dollywood Festival of Nations

The International Education Fee Oversight Committee will sponsor a day at Dollywood's Festival of Nations in Pigeon Forge, TN on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Dollywood Festival of NationsDollywood Festival of Nations

Steps to Gain Park Entrance

Please follow the following steps to ensure entrance to the park:

  1. Purchase a Voucher at any WS cashier's office
  2. Exchange the Voucher for a One Day Pass at a scheduled voucher exchange session located at WS
  3. Use the One Day Pass at Dollywood for entrance to the park
  4. Attend at least one entertainment show at the Festival of Nations. The titles, places and times will be chosen from a predetermined list at the time tickets are distributed. Attendance will be taken at each show.


Everyone planning to attend, must purchase a voucher that will later be exchanged at Walters State for a Dollywood One Day Pass.

Last day to purchase a voucher is Tuesday, March 15 by 4:00 PM
Vouchers for a Festival of Nations Dollywood Pass will be available at any cashier's office.
Current Students
Walters State Employees, Retirees and Alumni
Discounted Rate for a One Day Pass:
$46.15 :: Adults
$37.95 :: Children (age 4-11)

Students and employees may purchase additional passes for family members at the discounted rate.

Passes are valid for Saturday, March 25, 2017 ONLY. All purchases are non-refundable.

Scheduled Voucher Exchange Sessions

Vouchers must be exchanged at Walters State for a ticket

Voucher Exchange Schedule
March 20 - March 23, 2017
Vouchers must be exchanged for actual tickets by visiting Eileen Bowers during the following schedule:

Morristown CCEN 100

  • Monday, March 20
    8:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 21
    3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 22
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 23
    8:30 am – 11:30 pm
    1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Claiborne WSCE Lobby

  • Monday, March 20
    2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Greeneville WSGC 110

  • Tuesday, March 21
    9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sevierville ACAD 108

  • Wednesday, March 22
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

a Dollywood One Day Pass. A voucher will not gain you entrance to the park.

The one day pass can be converted to a season pass at Dollywood on April 16th. Additional fees may apply

Any unclaimed tickets will be available for purchase

Morristown CCEN 100

  • Friday, March 24
    9:00 am – 2:00 pm
March 25, 2017
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM | Dollywood
Prior Registration is Required


  • Parking is not included.  Dollywood charges $12.00 per car to park. 
  • Park for free at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge and take the Pigeon Forge Trolley. The trip is 50¢ per person each direction.  Trolleys run continuously from 30 minutes before Dollywood opens until everyone has left the park in the evening.  Exact change required.

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