family meeting a horse at Dolly Parton's Stampede

3 Things to Do at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge Before the Show

Did you know that at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge, the fun starts before the show even begins? When you visit our world-class dinner attraction, you’re going to want to arrive early so you don’t miss out on a minute of the fun! To help you plan the perfect day at Dolly Parton’s Stampede, we’ve made a list of 3 things you have to do at our attraction before the show begins.

1. Stroll Down the Horse Walk

The first thing to do when you arrive at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge is meet our four-legged stars of the show! Stroll down the Horse Walk to see the horses in their stalls and learn more about them. Guests of all ages love taking souvenir photos with them and seeing them up close before they take the arena by storm. It’s a pre-show activity you don’t want to miss!

2. Enjoy Our Pre-Show Entertainment

pre-show entertainment at Dolly Parton's Stampede

How would you like to get two shows for the price of one? All you have to do is head to our Saloon before the show begins. Join us to witness an incredible mix of bluegrass and country music performed live for our guests! While you watch the live performance, you can sip on a drink from a souvenir boot mug and snack on some popcorn before dinner is served in the main arena. Drink options include Coca-Cola® products or fruit-based cocktails!

3. Browse the Gift Shop

You don’t want to leave Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge empty-handed! Before you head into the arena, stop by our gift shop to find the perfect souvenir. Our gift shop has something for all ages. Browse through t-shirts, drinkware, cowboy hats, and more. Kids love the selection of plush toys, from horses to our resident comedian, Skeeter! We have items both big and small that will serve as a reminder of what a great time you had at our Pigeon Forge show.

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Feast at Dolly Parton's Stampede

After you enjoy all the fun before the show, it’s time to get your picture taken with your group in our arena before taking your seats! As the show begins, you’ll be served a delicious four-course feast that will satisfy all your country cravings. Dig in to creamy vegetable soup, a hot homemade biscuit, a tender whole rotisserie chicken, hickory smoked pulled pork, buttery corn on the cob, herb-roasted potatoes, and our signature dessert. While you eat, you’ll feast your eyes into the center of our arena, where an incredible high-spirited adventure takes place. There are horse riding stunts, musical productions, aerial tricks, longhorns, and even some comedy! Kids, teens, and adults all fall in love with the magic at Dolly Parton’s Stampede.

When you arrive early at our Pigeon Forge attraction, you’re in for a treat. Getting to experience our Horse Walk, pre-show entertainment, and gift shop triples the amount of excitement you’ll feel throughout the evening. Are you ready to plan your visit? Get your tickets to Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge today.