Dolly Parton's Stampede

Celebrate Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Published November 2, 2021 / Last Updated November 2, 2021
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
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Experience the Spirit of the Season at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Celebrate the joy of the holidays at Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede! Opening October 28, 2021, in Branson, MO, and November 2, 2021, in Pigeon Forge, TN, there’s no better place to experience the magnificent sights and sounds of the season than Dolly Parton’s Stampede.

Filled with festive horse-riding stunts, stirring holiday music, a spectacular live nativity and a four-course holiday feast, Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede is America’s #1 Choice For The Holidays!™

A Holiday Family Tradition

Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction is decking the halls and grooming the horses for the holiday season, transforming into a dazzling Christmas spectacle that includes a full-scale living Nativity, glittering holiday decorations, familiar holiday tunes and even a visit from Santa Claus, himself!

Catch the holiday spirit as the Stampede arena is transformed into a Christmas fantasyland and Elves from the North and South Pole compete in a friendly holiday rivalry. The entire audience will enjoy cheering on their respective sides of the North Pole and South Pole as Stampede’s 32 magnificent horses race in exciting holiday competitions!

The young and young-at-heart will be amazed at “The Magic of Toys,” as The Sugar Plum Fairy magically brings toys to life in a stunning aerial display set to the unforgettable music of The Nutcracker. Of course, no Christmas is complete without an appearance by Santa, who arrives in his sleigh as the Stampede arena is filled with snow and Christmas cheer.

Spectacular Live Nativity

The true meaning of the season comes alive right before guests’ eyes, with the birth of Jesus portrayed in a living nativity with Mary, Joseph, the three wise men atop camels, and shepherds leading donkeys and their flock of sheep. Guests will feel as if they have been instantly transported deep into the natural beauty of Christmas on the night of Jesus’ birth. It’s the most special time of year for families, who continue to make Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede part of their annual family tradition.

Four-Course Holiday Feast

No Christmas celebration is complete without a festive holiday dinner! The entire family will enjoy our signature four-course holiday feast, which includes Stampede’s original creamy vegetable soup, homemade buttery biscuit, a whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbequed pork loin, corn on the cob, herb-basted potato, Stampede’s own specialty holiday dessert, and unlimited Coca-Cola® products, tea or coffee. Vegetarian and gluten-free meals are available upon request.

From the dazzling decorations and magnificent music to the awe-inspiring living nativity, nothing compares to the way we bring the spirit of the season to life at the World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction®!

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Tighten Your Bootstraps for Fall Family Fun at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Published September 23, 2021 / Last Updated September 23, 2021
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
Team Dolly

Feast your way into fall at The World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction®

Take the reins and saddle up for spectacular autumn adventure at Dolly Parton’s Stampede! With locations in Branson, MO, and Pigeon Forge, TN, there’s no better place to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of fall than Dolly Parton’s Stampede.

From the stirring music and thrilling horse-riding stunts to the friendly competition and mouthwatering Four-Course Feast, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is an exciting dinner experience for all ages.

Autumn Adventure

Gather ‘round the campfire and go back in time to the sights and sounds of the old west. With foot-stomping singing and dancing and state-of-the-art effects, experience a timeless adventure filled with galloping horses, free-roaming buffalo, cowboys and cowgirls.

You’ll be in awe of our 32 magnificent horses as our show takes you on a thrilling ride of epic proportions. Cheer for your team as our talented riders jump into autumn’s timeless colorful traditions with a wide variety of classic trick riding events. You can count on an exhilarating show filled with lots of friendly competition, daring stunts and phenomenal music, all while you enjoy a mouthwatering Four-Course Feast!

Savory Fall Flavors

Savor the tastes of fall as you feast on a four-course meal as big as the autumn harvest! Our Four-Course Family Feast includes our famous ​​creamy vegetable soup, a homemade buttery biscuit, a whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbequed pork loin, buttery corn on the cob, an herb-basted potato, Stampede’s own specialty dessert and unlimited beverages including Coca-Cola® products, tea and coffee. (Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals are available upon request.)

With incredible stunts, show-stopping music and a fabulous four-course feast, no fall vacation is complete without a visit to Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson, MO, or Pigeon Forge, TN!

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Stampede Into Summer Fun At Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Published June 15, 2021 / Last Updated June 18, 2021
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
Team Dolly

Kick Your Summer Into High Gear at The World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction®!

Take your summer vacation by the reins and race full-speed ahead to Dolly Parton’s Stampede, where high-spirited adventure awaits! With locations in Branson, MO, and Pigeon Forge, TN, saddle up for fantastic family fun and prepare to cheer, laugh and make memories together.

Filled with friendly competition, thrilling horse riding stunts, spectacular special effects, phenomenal musical productions plus a mouth-watering Four-Course Feast complete with a delicious dessert, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is an exciting dinner experience for all ages.

Find Family Fun and Adventure

From the moment your group arrives, you’ll find thrills and excitement around every corner! For a fun experience before the show, take a stroll down the Horse Walk and snap a few photos with the stars of the show, a beautiful variety of horse breeds.

Then, experience the wonder as you enter the main arena, where a state-of-the-art set immerses you into the show, set in America’s Great Plains of yesteryear. With singing, dancing, special effects and impressive displays of horse-riding skills, nothing compares to the experience of enjoying this world-class production with your family and friends—live, up-close and in-person.

Prepare to cheer together as a talented cast of riders lead their teams in a friendly competition filled with thrilling horse tricks and stunts! You’ll laugh together at the hilarious antics of Skeeter & Nugget™ as they deliver a huge helping of family-friendly comedy and keep you wondering what they’re going to do next.

Fabulous Four-Course Feast

Some of life’s greatest memories are made at the dinner table, and Stampede’s signature Four-Course Feast is a dinner you’ll never forget! Enjoy delicious creamy vegetable soup, a homemade buttery biscuit, a whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbequed pork loin, buttery corn on the cob, herb-basted potato, Stampede’s own specialty dessert and unlimited beverages including Coca-Cola® products, tea and coffee. (Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals are available upon request.)

From the thrilling stunts and hilarious comedy, to the foot-stomping music and mouth-watering feast, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is the number one spot in Branson and Pigeon Forge to bring your family for an unbeatable summer experience!

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Dolly Parton’s Stampede Now Open for 2021 Season In Pigeon Forge and Branson

Published March 17, 2021 / Last Updated March 17, 2021

It’s time to stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN, and Branson, MO, at Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction.

Families looking for a fun-filled, action-packed extravaganza will want to check out Dolly Parton’s Stampede, now open for the season in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and Branson, Missouri. This dinner attraction is a stomping good time for the whole family from the trick riding to the feast.

This friendly rivalry transports visitors to the American frontier where buffalo and thundering longhorns roam. The cast leads the show’s 32 magnificent horses through barrel races, trick riding and other amazing stunts. Singing, dancing and other special effects tie the acts together and immerse visitors in the comedic fun and entertainment. Be sure to arrive early and visit the signature Horse Walk where guests can snap a picture with a few of the show’s stars. David Swangel, Stampede’s General Manager in Pigeon Forge, TN, said,

“As we enter 2021, our dedicated cast members look forward to making every show the ultimate entertainment and dining experience. That’s why we look forward to every new season – we want guests to make memories they will hold onto for a lifetime.”

Four-Course Feast

Visitors will have their hands full during the show with the signature Four-Course Feast, so be prepared to stomp your feet in applause. The Feast includes Stampede’s original creamy vegetable soup, homemade biscuit, a whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbequed pork loin, buttery corn on the cob, an herb-basted potato, the Stampede’s own specialty dessert and unlimited beverages, including Coca-Cola® products, tea and coffee. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals are available upon request.

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Dolly Parton’s Stampede Ramps Up For Christmas Shows In MO & TN

Published October 28, 2020 / Last Updated October 28, 2020

The magic of the Christmas season is arriving at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson, MO, and Pigeon Forge, TN.

The “high-spirited adventure” of Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction receives a festive twist for the 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 yuletide feast. In Branson, MO, Christmas shows start on October 29, 2020. The Christmas show debuts in Pigeon Forge, TN on  November 3.

“Christmas is a very special time of year at Dolly Parton’s Stampede,” said David Swangel, General Manager of the Stampede in Pigeon Forge. “While our thrilling show provides fun for our guests, we also take time to celebrate the true meaning of the season, thanks to a full-scale, living Nativity that will transport guests back to that first Christmas so long ago. It’s special to our entire cast and staff when families share with us that this show has become a treasured part of their annual holiday traditions.”

Live Nativity

Guests will be awed by the birth of Jesus re-enacted 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.

Holiday Magic

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

Stampede’s 32 magnificent horses, not to be confused with Santa’s reindeer, race in exciting competitions as audience members cheer their respective sides of the North Pole and South Pole on to victory. No Christmas is complete without an appearance by Santa, so after the arena is transformed into a winter wonderland of glistening, freshly fallen snow, Old Saint Nick arrives by sleigh to complete the festivities.

The entire Christmas experience is enhanced by the state-of-the-art, LED wall backdrop to the show’s 35,000-square-foot arena, which seamlessly complements the exciting action with stunning holiday scenery. Guests will feel as if they instantly have been transported deep in to the natural beauty of Christmas from the foothills surrounding the Great Smoky Mountains and to the clear skies above Bethlehem on the night of Jesus’ birth.

Four-Course Holiday Feast

Christmas dinner, the other star of the show, includes Stampede’s signature four-course holiday feast consisting of Stampede’s original creamy vegetable soup, homemade buttery biscuit, a whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbequed pork loin, corn on the cob, herb-basted potato, Stampede’s own specialty holiday dessert and unlimited Coca-Cola® products, tea or coffee. Vegetarian and gluten free meals are available upon request.

Dolly Parton’s Stampede will continue to observe social distancing, enhanced sanitation, and all other guidelines as provided by the CDC as well as those of Tennessee and Missouri.

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