Pigeon Forge Pre-Show Entertainment


Meet the stars of the show!

Come early to see our open-air stables and enjoy the pre-show entertainment at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN

Begin your Dolly Parton’s Stampede experience with a stroll along our open-air stables! You’ll meet the stars of the show up close, and study the flawless lines of the Quarter Horse and Palomino breeds.

Our costumed greeters will welcome you into the front doors of our world famous Saloon for a toe-tapping good time with our Opening Act, Mountain Ruckus!

Join The Stampede!

In our Saloon, children can become part of Dolly Parton’s Stampede by being transformed in our make-over experience! Complete your trip to Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction by watching your child’s face light up as they become a Buckaroo or Prairie Princess! Additional accessories are available in the gift shop. 

Enjoy foot stompin’ family fun!

Enjoy the sweet Mountain Music and side-splitting Comedy of Bluegrass and Country band, Mountain Ruckus and what’s even better, the Saloon Opening Act is included in every Dolly Parton’s Stampede ticket!

Popcorn, nachos and cold Coca-Cola® are available from the Saloon as well as our non-alcoholic fruit drinks in a collector series Souvenir Boot Mug!

Following the Saloon Opening Act, you’ll be ushered into our impressive 35,000 square foot arena for the grand Pigeon Forge Attraction, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction.

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