trick rider at Dolly Parton's Stampede

3 Things to Know Before Visiting Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson

If you’ve heard of Branson before, we’re sure you’ve heard of our popular dinner attraction! Have you been to see us? If not, there’s no better time than now to start planning your visit. We want you to have the best time possible when you come to our theater, which is why we’re helping you prepare! Check out the top 3 things to know before visiting Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson:

1. How to Get Tickets

The first thing you need to know before visiting our Branson dinner show is how to get tickets! We recommend getting your tickets ahead of time because shows sell out often, and it’s the only way to guarantee you get to visit on the date and at the time you want. You can call our box office to purchase your tickets, but the quickest and simplest way to get them is online! Start by taking a look at our show schedule and finding a day and time that works with your vacation schedule, then choose the type of ticket you want. We have Regular Admission, which includes our show and four-course feast, and Premium Admission, which includes our show and four-course feast and premium seating. For the ultimate experience, get our VIP Admission, which includes the show and feast, seating in the first row, an exclusive meet and greet with a cast member, a souvenir photo digital download, a cheering flag, and a VIP lanyard. When purchasing your tickets, be sure to specify if anyone in your party needs a special meal. When you call or go online for tickets, all you’ll have to do is pick them up at our box office when you arrive on the day of the show.

2. When to Arrive

family meeting a horse at Dolly Parton's Stampede

You won’t want to miss a second of the action at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson. If you’ve purchased your tickets ahead of time, we recommend arriving at least 30 minutes early. If you purchased VIP Admission tickets, you’ll need to arrive at least an hour early. We recommend everyone arrive early, however, so you have plenty of time to enjoy our pre-show fun! Head to the Horse Walk and get up close to our four-legged stars before they perform — you’ll even have the opportunity to get a photo with them! Afterward, be sure to stop by the Saloon for a cold drink, to play games, and to meet our resident chicken, Nugget.

3. Can’t Miss Things to Do

We want to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the excitement when you visit our Branson dinner show, so we’re sharing some can’t-miss things to do while you’re here. We previously mentioned our Horse Walk, which is definitely a must-do activity when you arrive. After you meet the beautiful horses, spend some time exploring our gift shop inside to get a plush horse to take back home with you! Our gift shop also has cowboy and cowgirl hats, apparel, home decor, toys, and so much more. Don’t forget to pick up some of our chicken rub or creamy soup mix! Other things you won’t want to miss is getting your picture taken in The Stampede with your family and friends — be sure to purchase a copy so you’ll have it forever! Then, of course, the next thing you don’t want to miss is our high-spirited adventure and four-course feast. You’ll love watching thrilling horse riding stunts, stunning music productions, and spectacular special effects during our incredible show, and enjoying our delicious country feast while you watch!

Now that you know everything you need to know before you visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson, it’s time to start planning your trip! Take a look at our show schedule to find the perfect date and time to visit.