Dolly Parton's Shows in the Smokies
Some of the best and most beloved shows in the United States are pioneered by country music legend Dolly Parton. The Great Smoky Mountain area of Pigeon Forge, TN is home to six of these awesome productions, including the famous Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Show, Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, The Comedy Barn in Pigeon Forge, and the Smoky Mountain Opry. Regardless of your tastes, you will find these shows to be unforgettable, and the entire family can enjoy them during your vacation!
Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Show
Dolly Parton’s Stampede is easily the most popular dinner show in the country. Here, guests will be able to witness a spectacular production that truly captivates. The show features everything from comedy to horse tricks, dancing, and pyrotechnics. By utilizing a quality sound and lighting system as well as a giant LED wall, the show creates an absolutely immersive experience. Stampeding stallions, the hilarity of Skeeter & Nugget, and energetic music all await at this venue. As well as offering up great entertainment, the Stampede also treats guests to a mouthwatering meal featuring a whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbecued pork loin, and home-style sides.
Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show
See your favorite feudin’ family in this Dolly Parton production! The Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show is perfect for the entire family. The show itself showcases amazing comedy alongside wondrous feats and of course, the competitive nature of these historic families. Just a few of the elements found in the Hatfield and McCoy show include singing, dancing, acting, aerial stunts, and rope tricks. There is so much to see! The theater is equipped with a great sound and lighting system and even a ‘splash zone’. Of course, the meal is also outstanding. Guests will be able to feast upon an all-you-can-eat buffet-style dinner with options such as fried chicken, pulled pork shoulder, ‘smashed mashed taters’, and buttery corn on the cob. Top it off with Granny’s Special Dessert for a satisfying meal and show combo.
Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show Pigeon Forge
Set sail on an astounding adventure at this beloved Smoky Mountain show! The Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show brings swashbuckling entertainment to all who attend. It is great for all ages as well, so bringing the whole family is a must. The show is, of course, piloted by the mind of Dolly Parton herself and features everything from acrobatics and stunts to a 15-foot indoor lagoon on which the action takes place. Plus, all of this action is backed by an amazing sound and lighting system and original music, creating an adventurous production full of thrills. It wouldn’t be a dinner show without a dinner either, so while you cheer on your favorite crew of pirates, you will be able to feast upon their famous Voyager creamy vegetable soup, pan-fried chicken, mac ‘n cheese, and a ‘Walk the Plank’ peach turnover for dessert.
The Comedy Barn Theater
Looking for side-splitting comedy that you can enjoy with the whole family? Be sure to book your tickets to the Comedy Barn Theater. At this hilarious show, guests can enjoy two hours of entertainment. Everything from fire-eaters, magicians, ventriloquists, and live animals will awe and delight audience members, keeping them on the edge of their seats the entire evening! Visitors will be inspired with patriotic acts and the talents of both the Comedy Barn Canines and the Comedy Barn Cloggers. All of these elements are brought to guests in a comfortable theater with quality sound and light systems and a grand stage to highlight all of the fun! Add it onto your Great Smoky Mountain getaway if you want an unforgettable evening.
The Smoky Mountain Opry Variety Show
For music lovers, the Smoky Mountain Opry Show is a must-have addition to their Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge vacation. This variety show brings the greatest hits from some of the most beloved legends in music history. Guests will be treated to renditions of hits from artists such as Frank Sinatra, Janis Joplin, George Jones, Stevie Wonder, and more. The show also features dance numbers, comedy acts, and magical illusions that will blow your mind! Each show comes to life with beautiful costuming and stage effects, including a laser light system that makes each performance unforgettable. All ages are sure to enjoy this show, so fill your evening with awesome music, comedy, and dance at the Smoky Mountain Opry Variety Show!
Although she is best known for her legendary country music career, Dolly Parton is also a star in the entertainment industry. During your next Great Smoky Mountain getaway, be sure to book one of these amazing shows straight from the mind of the Queen of Country herself! Whether you enjoy dinner and a show at Dolly Parton’s Stampede or the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, or witness comedy, music, and magic at The Comedy Barn, and the Smoky Mountain Opry Variety Show, you and your entire family are sure to have a memorable vacation when you attend one of these Dolly Parton shows.