Dixie Stampede

Longhorns Are Back For Dixie Stampede’s 30th Season

Published January 23, 2017 / Last Updated January 23, 2017
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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

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Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge is celebrating their 30th season with the return of the thundering Longhorns!

Coming off a record-setting season, Dixie Stampede thunders into the new year with the return of a crowd favorite—the mighty Longhorns. “The Most Fun Place to Eat in the Smokies” celebrated the beginning of its thrilling 30th season on Jan. 13.

David Swangel, Dixie Stampede General Manager, says Dixie Stampede’s cast members and guests are the real reason the attraction is celebrating 30 years of providing quality family entertainment.

“Thanks to all of our cast members and guests for helping us reach the impressive milestone of our 30th season,” said Swangel. “We owe our success as the most-visited dinner attraction in the world to everyone who has come to see us through the years. We’re excited about what the next 30 years holds for us.”

The impressive Longhorns make an appearance during the show as the pioneering settlers move west in search of new lands. For most guests, this is the closest they will come to these magnificent animals. The return of the Longhorns came as a result of guest requests to bring back this favorite show feature.

“We had a number of requests from our guests about bringing back the Longhorns to the show this year,” continued Swangel. “They are fascinating animals that our guests ask for often, so we’re excited to bring them back to celebrate this season!”

Learn more about Dixie Stampede’s exciting 30th season and make your reservations by visiting DixieStampede.com.

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Christmas Arrives At Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede

Published October 28, 2016 / Last Updated October 28, 2016
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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
Senior Editor - Amanda Webb
Creative Director - Sarah Chapman
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Christmas comes to life at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO and Pigeon Forge, TN!

Family traditions are created and celebrated when Christmas arrives at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede. Guests will be awed by the birth of Jesus reenacted with Mary, Joseph, the wise men and a living Nativity of camels, donkeys and sheep. This touching scene is a reminder of the importance of the Christmas season. Dolly said,

“Christmas is my favorite time of year. It’s full of fond family memories. At my Dixie Stampede, we celebrate family time and the true meaning of Christmas. We invite families to come make memories with us over a good meal and wholesome entertainment.”

Families also will enjoy “Toys Come to Life,” an amazing musical fantasy starring The Sugar Plum Fairy and a number of toys she magically brings to life in a musical celebration which includes a stunning aerial display set to the unforgettable music of “The Nutcracker.”

Branson, MO

When Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction opens Oct. 27, the action-packed family fun show will transform into a beautiful holiday spectacular. Folks who experience Christmas at Dixie Stampede (Oct. 27- Dec. 31, 2016) will be amazed at the complete show makeover including a full-scale living Nativity, holiday adornment, seasonal music, a Santa Claus sighting and a four-course feast.
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Pigeon Forge, TN

The “high-spirited adventure” of Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction receives a festive twist for the 2016 holiday season with the magnificent sights and sounds of Christmas, including a full-scale living Nativity, holiday decorations, Santa Claus and a fabulous four-course Christmas feast. The Christmas show at “The Most Fun Place to Eat in the Smokies” debuts Nov. 1 and runs through New Year’s Day.
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“Whoadeo” At Dixie Stampede – Oct. 1

Published September 12, 2016 / Last Updated October 3, 2016
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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
Senior Editor - Amanda Webb
Creative Director - Sarah Chapman
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Annual Children’s “Whoadeo” at Dixie Stampede set for Oct. 1.

Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO, and Pigeon Forge, TN, are hosting their annual “Whoadeo” on Oct 1. Each location’s fun-filled children’s event features exciting games, activities and Stick Horse competitions.

Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO

In Branson, MO, the fun starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 and continues until 1 p.m. It’s your chance to ride in Dixie Stampede’s arena as part of the “Whoadeo” Stick Horse Rodeo plus experience interactive exhibits, games and lots of surprises…All FREE!
Learn more about “Whoadeo” at Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO or call 417-337-9400.

Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN

In Pigeon Forge, TN, activities include stick horse competitions, a parade of horses, and costume contests in the Dixie Stampede arena and a free outdoor carnival from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn more about “Whoadeo” at Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN or call 1-800-356-1676.

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Dixie Stampede Welcomes 2016 Season With Exciting News

Published February 2, 2016 / Last Updated April 27, 2016
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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
Senior Editor - Amanda Webb
Creative Director - Sarah Chapman
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Dolly Parton loves creating new ways for families to make lifelong memories together and this year is no exception!

Dolly and her team are creating an all-new immersive experience for guests visiting Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO. Renovations are under way for the single largest show enhancement since the opening in 1995. Dolly said,

“First, I want to thank the Branson community for the support you’ve given my Dixie Stampede for the past 21 seasons. You all have made the show such a success, and now I’m excited to announce we’re making some changes that will take the show to a whole new level! My team is hard at work creating a new set, powerful new music, lots of amazing special effects and a few other surprises. This amazing technology has allowed us to really take our guests on a ‘new adventure.’ I just know families are truly going to love it!”

The High Spirited Adventure continues at Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN. The talented cast is eager to entertain guests of all ages with their friendly North and South competition. Exciting sights and sounds including breathtaking scenes shown on a 12.5 million LED wall continue to delight audiences.

Guests at both locations will enjoy the unforgettable four-course family feast. View the show schedule and make reservations at DixieStampede.com

More Fun Coming In May!

Dolly also plans to open an all-new show in May. Dolly Parton’s Lumberjack Adventure Dinner & Show, in Pigeon Forge, TN, promises the same level of entertainment as Dixie Stampede, giving families more opportunities to make lasting memories together. Dixie Stampede fans visiting the new show can expect a hearty feast large enough to feed a lumberjack’s appetite.

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Boys & Girls Club Receives $500,000 Donation From Dixie Stampede And Dollywood

Published December 18, 2015 / Last Updated December 18, 2015
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Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

Managing Editor - Jacob Timmons
Creative Director - Sarah Chapman
Senior Editor - Amanda Webb
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Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede and The Dollywood Company donate $500,000 to make the new Pigeon Forge Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains a reality.

Dixie Stampede and The Dollywood Company each donated $250,000 toward the project during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new facility on Thursday afternoon.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains has received an outpouring of support from the local community, but the donations from Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede and The Dollywood Company helped push the Club beyond its goal of raising $2 million for the new facility.

Jim Rule, Dixie Stampede President, and Jamie Parish, Dixie Stampede General Manager, joined Craig Ross, The Dollywood Company President, and Gene Scherrer, Dollywood General Manager, in making the donation during the ceremony.

Rule said,

“The Boys & Girls Club is an amazing example of an organization which makes a profound impact on the community it serves. This donation is to benefit an organization that provides wonderful services to our hosts’ families and is integral to the quality of life here in Pigeon Forge.”

Read the full press release at DixieStampede.com.

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