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Summerfest

2024

Friday June 21

Family Fun Day at Six Flags

Thursday June 20

Impact Service; Training/Workshops for leaders

9 AM – 12 PM

2 PM – 5 PM

NTE & IBQ Finals

7 PM

Impact Service

*Awards Ceremony following service

Wednesday June 19

NTE & IBQ Finals

9 AM – 12 PM

2 PM – 5 PM

7 PM

NTE & IBQ Finals

Worship Service – (Special Service for kids 12 & under)

9 PM

*Summerfest AFTERPARTY for ages 19 & under

Tuesday June 18

IBQ Orientation & Luncheon

12 PM - 1:30 PM

2 PM

3 PM - 5 PM

NTE Orientation

NTE & IBQ Finals

7 PM

NTE & IBQ Finals begin

1 PM

Registration Opens

Schedule

Summerfest is about connecting kids and teens from across the nation who are striving to impact the world in which we live. Summerfest is about connecting parents, pastors, leaders, and people who love, believe, and support the next generation.

Summerfest FAQ

What is an Event Pass?​

An event pass is basically your entry pass to all things Summerfest. Everyone in attendance ages 6 & up must have an event pass.

Yes, everyone attending ages 6 & up (including performers) must have an event pass.

I registered my talent entry for the National Talent Finals, do I need to register for anything else?

Yes, everyone attending ages 6 & up (including Bible quizzers) must have an event pass.

I’ve registered by Bible Quiz team for the IBQ finals, do I need to register for anything else?

The Afterparty is included with your event pass, for ages 19 & Under. Adults may attend the afterparty but would be required to purchase a ticket if desiring to participate in the activity. 

Does it cost more money to attend the Summerfest Afterparty Wednesday Night?

YES! We will have two incredible worship experiences for them to participate in as well as our Summerfest Afterparty.

I have some students that are interested in coming to Summerfest that aren’t participating in talent or bible quiz, is there anything for them?

Yes, we have a great discounted rate to offer you for our fun day on Friday, June 23rd. Tickets may be pre-ordered (available April 1st) or purchased at the door (limited quantity available).

Do you offer discounted tickets for the fun day at Dollywood?

Registration Prices

Child/Teen (Ages 6-19) $50/$60 (May 1st)

Adult (20 & Up) $70/$85 (May 1st)

Extras

Summerfest T-Shirt: $12

(pre-event price ONLY must order before June 1)

Dollywood Ticket (pre-sell available April 1)

All attendees (ages 6 & up) must have an EVENT PASS to attend Summerfest – this INCLUDES NTE & IBQ Participants.

An EVENT PASS is separate from your NTE Finals Entry Registration and IBQ Finals Registration.

Register before April 30th to secure the BEST Prices!

Registration

Registration Prices

Child/Teen (Ages 6-19) $50/$60 (May 1st)

Adult (20 & Up) $70/$85 (May 1st)

Extras

Summerfest T-Shirt: $12

(pre-event price ONLY must order before June 1)

Dollywood Ticket (pre-sell available April 1)

After Party

The Summerfest Afterparty provides an exciting time for students to hangout with students from all over, enjoy exciting games/attractions & this year we will be having a special musical guest: DaMac.

Tom Toney

Special Speaker

Pastor Tom has served in ministry for over 20 years. His ministry has been marked by a strong emphasis on reaching the next generation and has impacted the thinking of churches and organizations across the nation. Having led in churches from 40 to 15,000 people, he is a veteran leader with a gift for vision and strategy.

Family Fun Day

We've got some incredible rates secured for your group to join us at our FUN DAY in the park at Dollywood who just landed the award for the

#1 Rated Theme Park in 2022 by Trip Advisor.

Venue

All Summerfest events (excluding the Afterparty on Wednesday Night) will take place at the Gatlinburg Convention Center located at 234 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, TN 37738. 

*Due to the limited number of parking spaces and traffic flow, it is highly recommended to stay at one of the hotels within walking distance of the Gatlinburg Convention Center. 

Venue

All Summerfest events (excluding the Afterparty on Wednesday Night) will take place at the Gatlinburg Convention Center located at 234 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, TN 37738. 

*Due to the limited number of parking spaces and traffic flow, it is highly recommended to stay at one of the hotels within walking distance of the Gatlinburg Convention Center. 

Summerfest will feature...

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