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.
The Dixie Stampede Dinner includes:
This place was amazing. I wasn't sure about it at first as it was pricy but have to say out of all the attractions we have ever done in the years we have visited pigeon forge this was my kids favorite. They are 7 and 10 year old girls and they loved it. They were cheering the whole time for our side to win. I have never seen them so into anything! They also loved the food and thought it was so fun to not have any silverware. The adults enjoyed this as well as we were also cheering our team on. It was overall a great experience and we will return! We did choose the second row due to reading reviews that the first row sometimes got dirt thrown in their food but we had no problems and it was a great view!
We visited the Smoky Mountains for the first time this summer and decided to go to Dixie Stampede on our last night. We're so glad we went! I had visited the one in Myrtle Beach many years ago (before it changed to the pirate themed show) so I knew it was an eat-with-your-fingers kind of place. If you know that going in it's fine, and kind of fun! The portions are huge and most of the food is delicious; the only thing I didn't care for was the potato because it was too dry. They do provide doggie bags at the end of the meal if you want/need to take anything home. We really enjoyed the show itself as well. Some parts are a little cheesy-funny but it was enjoyable to see the talented equestrian men & women and their beautiful horses. Our son had a great time clapping, stomping, and cheering on the North side during competitions. We also had a great waiter and that helps!
This is by far are favorite Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge! The food and atmosphere were great. We enjoyed the variety of animals they used and the comedy!
I took my family here for dinner and a show while vacationing in Tennessee. We had a great time. We paid extra for the premium seating which was totally worth it. We had a 'lap child' who is under 4 and we were seated on the end which had plenty of room and my daughter-in-law was called down to participate in the show. My grandkids were blown away. They didn't eat much of the food but really enjoyed the show. We had the leftovers later. Come with an appetite, you get LOTS of food. The pre-show was fun as well but skip the non-alcoholic, sugary drinks, you get plenty to drink with dinner and don't forget to tip your wait staff.
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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.