Horseback riders race across the stadium it Dolly Parton's Stampede

Stampede Into Spectacular Summer Fun

Kick your summer into high gear at The Smokies Most Fun Place To Eat!™

Take your summer vacation by the reins and race full-speed ahead to Pigeon Forge, where high-spirited adventure awaits at Dolly Parton’s Stampede! Saddle up for fantastic family fun and prepare to cheer, laugh and make memories together. And, there’s no better place in the Smokies to make new memories than Dolly Parton’s Stampede.

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 The Smokies Most Fun Place to Eat!™

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, our beautiful variety of horse breeds.

Then, experience the wonder as you enter our spacious 35,000 square-foot arena, where our 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 our world-class production with your family and friends—live, up-close and in-person.

Prepare to cheer together as our 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 gonna 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 our 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 Pigeon Forge to bring your family for an unbeatable summer experience!

Dolly Parton’s Stampede will continue to adhere to enhanced sanitation procedures and follow all other guidelines as provided by the CDC and State of Tennessee.