Dolly Parton's Stampede

Spring Into Family Fun at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Published March 14, 2022 / Last Updated March 14, 2022
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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Celebrate the Spring Season at the Most Visited Dinner Attraction in the World!

Who’s ready for spring? Temperatures are rising, flowers are blooming, and spring break adventures are waiting to be had! Kick off the spring season the right way with a visit to Dolly Parton’s Stampede.

With locations in Branson, MO and Pigeon Forge, TN, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is the perfect place to go for an evening of action-packed family fun. Here are some of our favorite things about Dolly Parton’s Stampede:

Non-Stop Family Fun

This spring break, you can enjoy non-stop family fun at Dolly Parton’s Stampede. From the second you arrive, you’ll find excitement around every corner. Kick off the experience by going for a stroll down the Horse Walk, where you’ll meet the beautiful horses before the show and even have the opportunity to take a few souvenir photos with them! Afterward, be prepared for a mesmerizing show filled with singing and dancing, impressive horse-riding tricks and stunts, family-friendly comedy, and more. Everyone in the family, from young children to grandparents, will have an amazing time.

A Delicious Family Feast

Your evening is made even better with a delicious four-course feast. Your family can share a meal together that has all your Southern homestyle favorites. The menu includes the Stampede’s signature creamy vegetable soup, a homemade buttery biscuit, a whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbeque pork loin, corn on the cob, an herb-basted potato, and a specialty dessert. No one in the family will go hungry with this delicious meal! Plus, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals are available upon request to accommodate any dietary restrictions in your family.

Incredible Family Memories

When you visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede this spring season, you’ll make memories with your family that will last long after the show ends. There’s something so special about sharing the experience of this award-winning show with your loved ones by your side. Be wowed by the thrilling stunts together, and laugh along to the family-friendly comedic bits together. Plus, there are opportunities for audience participation during the show that everyone in the family will love! Be sure to get a photo together at the Stampede to frame as the perfect souvenir.

Make Plans to Visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede This Spring

Are you ready to spring into family fun at Dolly Parton’s Stampede? Visit the Dolly Parton’s Stampede website to get your tickets!

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Dolly Parton’s Stampede Opening February 11 in Pigeon Forge

Published February 9, 2022 / Last Updated February 14, 2022
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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Dolly Parton’s Stampede Hosts 35th Season of Fun and Adventure in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

For 35 years, spectacular equestrian feats, vibrant music and storytelling, comedic escapades, exciting audience interactions and a delicious four-course feast have been the hallmarks of Dolly Parton’s Stampede. This unique dinner and show was the first of its kind in the Smoky Mountains, and tens of millions of guests have enjoyed this entertainment experience for the past three and a half decades.

Known as “The Smokies Most Fun Place To Eat,” Dolly Parton’s Stampede features an exciting line-up that provides an unmatched show combined with dinner experience. The result is an entertainment experience that is the highlight of any getaway or night out, and the unique dinner show is known for creating memories for its guests that they will hold onto for a lifetime.

“What a privilege it has been to provide an amazing show and dinner experience for millions of guests to the Smokies for more than three decades, and we’ve got more fun and excitement planned for the 2022 season as we celebrate our 35th year of performing for Pigeon Forge visitors,” said Travis Randall, Stampede’s General Manager. “We will be introducing some new elements to the show during the season that will add even more entertainment to the Stampede experience, and our dedicated cast members are looking forward to making this special anniversary season the best ever for our dinner and show.”

The Smokies Most Fun Place To Eat

From the moment guests arrive, there are unique and memorable experiences to be made around every corner. Guests can start by visiting the signature Horse Walk to snap a picture with a few of the show’s stars. Everything in Dolly Parton’s Stampede dinner and show – from the first feat of the talented equestrian performers to the last bite of the delicious four-course feast – is bigger than life. Guests enter the 35,000 square-foot arena where the main show begins with the cast leading the show’s 32 magnificent horses through a series of truly extraordinary equestrian feats of skill and daring. Thanks to a state-of-the-art LED backdrop wall, guests are immersed into an experience set in America’s Great Plains of yesteryear, where live buffalo and thundering longhorns roam and settlers bring the American West to life. With singing, dancing, special effects and impressive displays of horse-riding skills, guests truly feel like they are on the American frontier and then nestled under the stars in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Fabulous Four-Course Feast

Dinner, the other star of the show, includes Stampede’s signature four-course feast featuring its very own 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 available upon request.

Laughter also has a starring role, with comedic fun from audience-favorite Skeeter and other hilarious acts. The Stampede experience concludes as the arena fills with the talented riders and their horses taking center-stage for a patriotic red, white and blue salute to America, featuring a special song written and recorded by Dolly Parton.

Plan Your Visit

Show times and reservations are available by calling 865-453-4400 or visiting dpstampede.com.

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Celebrate Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Published November 2, 2021 / Last Updated January 24, 2022
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

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®!

Make Plans

Visit Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede to book your tickets and see why it’s America’s #1 Choice For The Holidays!™

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

Published September 23, 2021 / Last Updated January 24, 2022
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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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!

Make Plans

Visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede to book your tickets and see why it’s the World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction®.

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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!

Make Plans

Visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede to book your tickets and see why it’s the World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction®.

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