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Dogwood Homecoming Weekend 2023

April 1, 2023

Dogwood Homecoming Weekend 2022 took place last spring. It was a wonderful weekend celebrating class reunions, alumni awards, and more. To view more photos from the event please click here. We are looking forward to Dogwood 2023 and hope to see you this March 31-April 1.

Dogwood schedule of events:

To view the full schedule of events click HERE. But some of your favorites will be returning like the Dogwood Brunch, Family Picnic, Alumni Awards, Chapel Service, Reunions, and more.

To register you and your family for Dogwood Homecoming Weekend 2023, click HERE

Some highlights that you can look forward to during Dogwood Homecoming Weekend:

  • A special chapel service on Saturday morning with guest speaker, Craig McDonald.
  • Dr. Jack E. Snider Brunch – Join the class of 1973 as they are inducted into the 50+ Club and hear a message from President Whitaker.
  • Announcement of the 2023 Alumni Award recipients.
  • Homecoming Picnic complete with delicious food, s’more station, face painting, balloon animals, and more.
  • Athletic events including Men’s Volleyball, Acrobatics and Tumbling, Men’s and Women’s alumni soccer games, and Men’s and Women’s alumni volleyball games.
  • Theatre performances of The Classic Calamity Tragedy Tour taking place in the Fine Arts Building.
  • A time to honor “King’s Crown Jewel” where alumni and friends of King can share memories and celebrate the retirement of Dr. Jewel Bell. If you are unable to attend Dogwood, it is encouraged to send in something written by clicking here.


Dogwood Homecoming Weekend Registration is $15 per person, children 12 and under are free. Registration includes access to all events and meals for the weekend. Your registration – The Courtyard Marriot in Bristol, VA (3169 Linden Dr, Bristol, VA 24202) is graciously giving all Dogwood guests a rate of $109/night, just mention King University when placing your registration.

  • To register for Dogwood click HERE.


Celebration of the Arts at King

  • An elegant evening of music, food, and friends, the second annual Celebration of the Arts 2023 will be held this year in the historic Bristol Hotel. Music, hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar set the scene for fun as you reconnect with friends from near and far. An exciting auction takes place with unique and vintage items, including exclusive experiences to bid on. All proceeds directly benefit students in the Arts at King. Join us!
  • Tickets are $55/person. To purchase a ticket please scan the QR code. For questions or more information email [email protected] Please note this is a King affiliated event planned and executed by King alumni, all tickets need to be purchased by scanning the QR code directly.


  • On March 30th we invite you to join the King Community and be United For Our Students! We are thankful for all who faithfully support our mission in preparing students to excel as thoughtful, resourceful, and responsible citizens with a passion for serving God, the Church, and the world.
  • For further information, contact Jenna Christie at [email protected]
  • Again, to register you and your family for Dogwood Homecoming Weekend 2023, click HERE

To view the full schedule, click here