One-Day Theme Park
Enjoy one day at Dollywood theme park.
One-Day Theme Park
Enjoy one day at Dollywood theme park.
Students on school sponsored field trips, visiting on a week day, receive:
- 1 FREE lunch per student. See Meal Options for more information.
Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance:
- 1 student one-day ticket with every 15 paid admissions (Valid day of field trip only.)
- 1 teacher Season Pass with every 15 paid admissions (Teacher/school i.d. required to obtain photo Season Pass on day of field trip.)
All reservations will enjoy:
- Comp one-day admission for bus driver when CDL License is presented at Groups Booth prior to entering the park (Sorry, but van drivers do not qualify.)
Student Lunch Vouchers
FREE LUNCH for all students on school sponsored field trips visiting on a week day! Enjoy a select meal at various locations throughout the park.
Students may select any meal from the options below:
- Red's Diner - Child's Hamburger or PB&J Sandwich, Fries or Snack, Child's Coca-Cola® Product
- Victoria's Pizza - Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza, Snack, Child's Coca-Cola® Product
- Grandstand Café - Choice of Boneless Chicken Wings, Corn Dog Nuggets or PB&J Sandwich, Fries or Snack, Child's Coca-Cola® Product
- Hickory House BBQ - Child's Chicken Tenders, Fries or Snack, Child's Coca-Cola® Product
- LumberJack's Pizza - Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza, Snack, Child's Coca-Cola® Product
- Meal locations & menu items are subject to change without notice.
Student meal vouchers may be purchased for weekend field trips for only $6 each.
Valid at any dining location on park. Valid for a meal up to face value of the voucher. If full value is not redeemed, change will be given.
Price Options - $8, $10, $12, $15, $20
TVA Educational Partner
TVA and Dollywood both love their homes in the Tennessee Valley and go to great strides to give back to the community. What better way to celebrate this common passion than to work together to provide free educational resources for teachers and students?
Check out our TVA-Dollywood Educational Page for STEM-based resources to use in your classroom!
Science In The Park
Learning becomes an adventure when students experience Dollywood's Science in the Park! Test the theories of physical science as they apply to soaring roller coasters like Thunderhead, Mystery Mine and the Wild Eagle.
Our Science in the Park Workbook guides students through fun, interactive learning as park rides demonstrate distance, speed, velocity and so much more!
Coincides with your Dollywood field trip during regular park operating hours.
Wings of America Resources
Meet a fascinating cast of raptors in the Birds of Prey show while learning how our feathered friends rely on their keen senses and incredible hunting skills to survive and thrive in nature. See the world's largest presentation of non-releasable bald eagles at Eagle Mountain Sanctuary and discover more about the American Eagle Foundation's efforts to rescue and rehabilitate birds of prey.
All birds of prey at Dollywood are under the care of the American Eagle Foundation which is authorized to possess birds for education, exhibition, rehabilitation and breeding under permits from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency.
Stellar voices and talented musicians combine to create Dollywood's wide array of live entertainment. As the world's most entertainment award-winning theme park, we value great musical talent, ability and performance. Let Dollywood showcase your school band and/or choral group!
Share your band or choir's musical and vocal gifts with our park guests during a scheduled performance in our beautiful ticket plaza.
Confirm plans now; performance slots are limited!
School Group Performance Guidelines
- Due to the nature and atmosphere of Dollywood, all directors who have not participated in Dollywood’s performance program within the past three (3) years are required to email a short video or audio recording and photo of their performance group. Emails should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please email your short video or audio recording, photo and application as soon as possible, as space is limited. If you prefer to fax the application, you may do so to (865) 429-7270. Performance groups that have participated in our program within the past three (3) years must submit an application only.
- A group reservation must be made through Dollywood's Group Sales Office before your performance will be scheduled. Call toll free 1-888-428-6789 to make a reservation.
- Please be aware that at times, traffic in the area is heavy and could cause delays in your arrival time. If you are more than 30 minutes late, your performance will be cancelled.
- Although formal uniforms are not required, we do ask that your group wear matching shirts with the name of the school. (No distracting language or slogans allowed.)
- Dollywood will not provide a changing facility.
- Buses will be instructed to park in Dollywood's motor coach parking lot.
- Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled performance for equipment set-up. A Dollywood representative will meet your group at the Groups Booth and escort you to the performance area.
- Equipment cases are to remain on the bus.
- Please be advised that once you enter the park, should you need to exit for any reason, it is required to have your hand stamped for re-admission. Tickets must also be presented for re-entry.
- The Dollywood performance venue is outside with no cover.
- Electric can be provided for groups that bring an extension cord.
- Please do not proceed to the performance area unless instructed by the Dollywood representative.
- Props and/or set pieces (ie. stuffed animals, posters, hats, etc.) are not permitted.
- In the event of inclement weather, Dollywood reserves the right to cancel performance.
- The performance is a stand-still performance and should not exceed 20 minutes.
- Gymnastic stunts, batons, marching, color guard, dancing and show choir routines are not permitted.
For the quickest and best entry experience, prepay at least 2 weeks in advance and have your tickets shipped to you at no additional cost! Distributing tickets to your group in advance will expedite park entrance.
Bus parking is FREE! Your group will unload in our bus parking area and proceed to our nearby designated groups entrance for park entry. Your group should exit the park at the point of entry for easy access to the bus parking area, from where your bus will load and depart.
Car/Van Parking Options - Prices vary.
- General Parking in Main Lot
- Preferred Parking* (closest to bus parking)
- Valet Parking*
- RV Parking
Those arriving by car/van should plan to meet group at our Groups Entrance.
*Available only at the theme park.
Your satisfaction is important to us and all of our services and products are 100% guaranteed. If you are not satisfied with any part of your Dollywood visit, please visit our Guest Services window at our front gate. We guarantee if you are not satisfied with your day at DW we will make it right or refund your experience.
No Worry Rain Guarantee – If the park experiences rain for more than 1 hour on the day of your visit, we will gladly give you a raincheck to return another day. We understand that rain can sometimes lessen your park experience and we are happy to have you visit us again! Please stop by Guest Services to pick up your raincheck before you leave the park.
Dollywood Theme Park Options
Refillable Souvenir Mugs
- $9.09 + tax each
- Unlimited refills for $.99 on fountain drinks and $1.99 on all hot or frozen beverages
- Refill prices valid through 2020 season
- Special price requires mug purchase for each group member
- Mugs must be pre-ordered by contacting Group Sales at (888) 428-6789.