trick rider on horse at Dolly Parton's Stampede

Your A-Z Guide for Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson

Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson is a world-class dinner attraction that has so much to offer guests of all ages. To help you learn more about our dinner show and what to expect, we’ve created a fun A-Z guide. We’ve covered the top things you’ll see and love about Dolly Parton’s Stampede from A to Z!

Aerial Act

One of the most loved parts of our show is our aerial act that was added during our 2023 season. It combines our equestrian stars with impressive aerial acrobatics. Watch in amazement as our performers let their aerial talents take them to new heights above the arena floor.


We have a great location in Branson, one of the most popular vacation destinations for families. Located on West Country Boulevard, our Branson dinner show is close to the area’s most popular resorts, hotels, and attractions.

Creamy Vegetable Soup

Four course feast at Dolly Parton's Stampede in Branson

Our signature creamy vegetable soup is a crowd favorite. It kicks off a delicious four-course feast that will satisfy all your country cravings. If you fall in love with our soup when you eat it, be sure to stop by our gift shop before you leave to purchase our creamy vegetable soup mix! Our soup mix is also available online.

Dolly Parton

Our show wouldn’t be what it is today without the queen of country herself, Dolly Parton! Although Dolly doesn’t participate in our live performances, her magic can be felt all throughout the show. Listen closely to hear original music from the star during the show, like “Color Me America” and “Wild Horses.”


Everyone loves Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson! There is something for everyone to enjoy during the performance. Animal lovers will be pleased with our horses, buffalo, longhorns, and pigs, while adventure-seekers will love watching our thrilling stunts. There’s even some comedy sprinkled in for those who want to laugh!

Family Tradition

Feast at Dolly Parton's Stampede

One thing that makes our show special is that we’ve become a family tradition. Everyone comes together for one big celebration, and we love welcoming families back year after year who have made it a part of their own traditions. Don’t miss the chance to share this experience with all of your loved ones!

Gift Shop

Hoping to bring the perfect souvenir with you? Be sure to stop by our gift shop! Our gift shop has everything from apparel to plush animals. Get a cowboy hat for yourselves and a horse plush for the kids!

Horse Walk

Arrive early to take a stroll down our Horse Walk and meet our beautiful four-legged stars of the show! Our show features 32 magnificent horses, and you’ll get the opportunity to see and take pictures with them before they show off their skills in our arena.

Incredible Effects

One thing that makes our show special is the incredible special effects used throughout the show. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported right from the Smokies back to the Wild West!

Jaw-Dropping Stunts

trick rider about to go through the ring of fire

Our horses and cast of talented trick riders perform plenty of jaw-dropping stunts you’ll have to see to believe! One is the Roman Ride of Fire, during which two horses and a trick rider circle the arena before galloping through an actual ring of fire.


We have one of the most kid-friendly shows in Branson! Dolly Parton’s Stampede is great for all ages. Kids especially love the Horse Walk before the show and the ability to dig right into our meal using their hands!


Our famous longhorns have returned! They appear when the pioneering settlers move west in search of new land. This is the closest most audience members will get to these majestic animals!

Musical Productions

Our show is known for its amazing musical productions. Visitors love hearing the beautiful songs echo throughout the arena. Keep an ear out for Dolly Parton’s original songs!


Mary and Joseph during live nativity scene

In addition to our regular season show, Dolly Parton’s Stampede puts on a memorable Christmas show during the holiday season. One act that’s loved by visitors during our holiday show is the live nativity scene. Watch as three kings ride atop camels on their way to Bethlehem!


One thing is for sure: Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson is a one-of-a-kind show. Visitors can experience an attraction that’s unlike any other, complete with horse riding tricks, aerial performances, breathtaking scenes, and a four-course feast.

Patriotic Salute

Dolly Parton’s Stampede brings everyone together for a patriotic salute. A highlight of our show is our grand finale, in which both sides join together in a celebration of American patriotism. There’s plenty of red, white, and blue, flying white doves of peace, and an original Dolly Parton song!

Quarter Horse

Horses at Dolly Parton's Stampede

A quarter horse is just one of the breeds of horses we have in our Branson show. Known as the sprinter of the horse family, quarter horses reach rocketing speeds and can be seen weaving throughout formations in all acts of our show.

Rumble in the Treetops

Rumble in the Treetops is our new lumberjack act at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson! Watch as our skilled lumberjacks show off their speed and agility as they climb, chop, saw, and log roll their way through a four-event relay.


Our Saloon is the perfect place to relax before the excitement takes place in our arena! Listen to live, pre-show bluegrass and country music, and grab a drink in a souvenir boot mug.

Trick Riders

trick rider at Dolly Parton's Stampede

Our show wouldn’t be what it is without our talented trick riders and our cast of horses. These performers aren’t scared to attempt the most daring of stunts, and you’ll be on the edge of your seats watching them!

Unlimited Beverages

Along with our four-course meal, you’ll be served unlimited Coca-Cola®, tea, or coffee. You’ll never go thirsty when you visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede!


We’re proud to offer a great value for our guests. Instead of paying separate bills for entertaining attractions and delicious meals, enjoy both for the purchase of one ticket at Dolly Parton’s Stampede! We also have special group discounts available for large groups.

World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction

It’s no secret we’re the world’s most visited dinner attraction! With excitement for all ages and a delectable, four-course feast, our arena is pleased to be able to seat more than 1,000 guests each performance.


grand finale

Get ready for nonstop excitement when you visit our Branson dinner show! From stunning musical productions to thrilling stunts, there won’t be a minute of boredom throughout the entire evening.

Youth Groups & More

Our show isn’t just for families and couples — we can accommodate large groups as well! We love welcoming youth groups, field trips, sports teams, and so many others. The best thing to keep in mind is that groups of 20 or more people will receive special group pricing to help them save.


Amazing is just one word you can use to describe Dolly Parton’s Stampede. Our high-spirited adventure is one you definitely don’t want to miss. Whether you’re visiting with friends or family, there’s no bad time or occasion to enjoy an amazing evening at our Branson dinner show!

Now that you have your A-Z guide to visiting Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson, you’re ready to start planning your trip! Take a look at our show schedule, and get your tickets today!