Dinner Shows & Live Theater
Pigeon Forge is the live entertainment capital of the Smokies. Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede was the first Pigeon Forge dinner show back in 1988, and it remains one of the most popular live shows on the Parkway today. Serving up country-style home cooking as well as an action-packed show, the Four-Course Family Feast includes a whole rotisserie chicken and corn on the cob, making the meal as much of a draw as the musical productions and horse-riding stunts in the arena.
When you're hungry for more family-friendly entertainment, the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show is another great choice. The "Feudin' and Feastin'" includes singing, dancing and comedy, plus an all-you-can-eat Homestyle Feast of fried chicken, mashed potatoes and cornbread.
Another long-running favorite is Country Tonite. Now in its 17th season, the award-winning Country Tonite show is a high-energy production with singing, dancing and country comedy. Musical styles featured in the show range from country classics and today's country hits to powerful gospel songs and patriotic tributes. At Country Tonite in Pigeon Forge, children 12 and under are free with a paying adult.
In nearby Gatlinburg, the Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre presents original musical comedies with bawdy humor and outrageous comedy in a music hall atmosphere. On the stage in Gatlinburg since 1977, the Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre offers a new show every season.
Check out our online Smoky Mountains Travel Guide for more dinner shows and live entertainment in the Smoky Mountains.
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