Guests of all ages can enjoy Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, offering an exciting live performance paired with delicious homestyle cuisine. The dinner show features friendly North and South competition, jaw-dropping horse-riding stunts, extravagant special effects, lively musical productions and a four-course feast that’s sure to please any palate.
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Join Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN for a family feast and fantastic show fun for all ages. The 28th season of Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede is THE most exciting and unique yet, as all-new sights and sounds create an atmosphere unlike any other.
Dixie Stampede offers two shows in one – a one-of-a-kind Dixie Belle Saloon pre-show and a full-scale arena spectacular with a talented cast of performers, costumed servers, singing and dancing, trick riding with an impressive stable of 32 horses, and the spectacular “Roman Ride of Fire!” Guests are expected to bring a hearty appetite with them as they will be served Dixie Stampede’s traditional four-course feast.
Innovative new lighting technology brings the main arena backdrop to life and features a stunning tribute to the Great Smoky Mountains. The 2015 season also features a new musical score and aerial act, along with new state-of-the-art theatrical lighting and sound systems, marking the largest upgrade and investment in the show since its opening in 1988.
Please arrive an hour before show time to stroll the beautiful horsewalk, and enjoy the side-splitting comedy and bluegrass and country music of Dixie Stampede’s house band in the Dixie Belle Saloon pre-show.
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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
My daughter, mom and I had a wonderful time! You start with a great pre show in the Saloon and then you get the BIG show while you have your dinner ( FEAST). The saloon show is a toe tapping good time. The Dinner Show is wonderful has everything! The Back drop is Beautiful with the video screen, there is comedy, thrills and cheering! The food is awesome...go very hungry! Now you have to have fun because there are no utensils. One time you can eat with your hands and not get in trouble!!!!
Forest Hill, Maryland
This was our first visit to Dixie Stampede, we found the show very entertaining. The wait staff does a remarkable job serving so many guests. I would highly recommend this show for families with children or if you have a love for horses. As for the actual meal, we would have preferred having utensils.
I went to the DS with my significant other and his family. I had never considered this attraction before and wasn't sure what to expect. The pre-show band was great. Got everyone's toes tapping for sure! Ushering everyone from the pre-show area to the arena went very smooth. The staff is clearly well-trained and practiced. Everyone was seated and had drinks in no time. The show itself was incredible. While I wasn't a fan of the hoakie "North vs South" fued thing, the little challenges they played were very entertaining. The skill of the riders and the horses was impressive beyond words. Dinner was delicious. I don't know how they can cook so much food at one time and it all turn out so tasty. Again, the staff operated as a well-oiled machine, getting out hot food quickly and efficiently, all while making sure our glasses were full. Be sure to bring cash to tip your waiter or waitress!
My wife, granddaughter and myself attend the Stampede on July 23, 2015. We had planned our trip to Gatlinburg for several months and decided to take our granddaughter. We had done some research and decided to purchase our tickets upon arrival to Gatlinburg. To our surprise the shows were booked for the days and times we were able to attend. However, we were told at that time (12:30p.m.)they were seating for the 1 pm show. We would have lunch instead of dinner. A 1 p.m. show time that had just been added recently to accommodate the demand. We missed the preshow but went directly to our seats. The seats were excellent ( seating is in a horseshoe arrangement with several rows and there is not a bad seat) and our wait time was minimal. The food was very good however it may not be kid friendly. The show was excellent and the performers remained after the performance to meet the audience. The Stampede is pricy. It does provide entertainment and a meal. If you are interested, I would suggest research before your arrival. If you are interested, purchase your tickets on line prior to your trip to ensure attendance at your desired time.
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What is the seating for this show?
The theater will assign your row as best available in the general section. This does not include the preferred seating.
Is there a pre-show guests should be aware of at the Dixie Stampede?
Yes. There is a Dixie Belle Saloon Opening Act 50 minutes before the Dixie Stampede show extravaganza. The musical and comedy talent of Bluegrass and Country band, Mountain Ruckus, are the scheduled performers.
Are visitors allowed to meet & greet the performers at the Dixie Stampede Show?
Riders & horses stay at the rail after the show to greet guests and sign autographs. The horses are also available throughout the day at the Dixie Stampede Horsewalk.
Are cameras, audio or video recording allowed at the show?
No, none of the above items are allowed. The Dixie Stampede has a team of professional photographers on-site though, and they take your group’s photo at the beginning of your Dixie Stampede experience.
What type of meal is served at the Dixie Stampede Show?
The fabulous four-course feast includes homemade biscuit, original creamy vegetable soup, whole rotisserie chicken, hickory smoked barbecue pork loin, corn on the cob, herb basted potato wedges, apple turnover for dessert, plus all the coffee, tea, or Pepsi you like. Vegetarian meals are available by special request. Advance notice is required. Vegetarian meal includes garden vegetable pasta, original creamy vegetable soup, corn on the cob, herb basted potato wedge, homemade biscuit and dessert.
What is the length of your intermission?
There is no intermission at the Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show. However, there is a 15 minute break between the Dixie Belle Saloon pre-show & the main arena spectacular.
What is the size of the Dixie Stampede Theater?
The theater is 35,000 square feet and seats 1090 people.
How many rows constitute the Dixie Stampede Theater?
The theater’s arena is horseshoe shaped and has 5 rows.
Approximately how long is the Dixie Stampede Show?
The show is approximately 2 ½ hours long.
Is preferred seating available?
In order to reserve preferred seating you must contact the show directly.