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Sitting at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge offers seemingly endless activities. From miniature golf to roller coasters, family fun is the name of the game. Like all great vacations, food is part of the fun. Attending a dinner show at Pigeon Forge is therefore a must-see attraction.
With so many great dinner shows to choose from, it’s hard to say which is the best. However, if you’re determined to find out, here’s where you need to eat. And, if you are staying nearby Gatlinburg, these Pigeon Forge dinner shows are less than 10 miles away. So fun is always accessible, even if you’re not staying in Pigeon Forge.
Dolly Parton’s Stampede
3849 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Dolly Parton’s Stampede dinner is the best known and most popular Pigeon forge dinner shows. Featuring friendly competition, horseback stunts, aerial performances, musical productions and more, this 1.5-hour show offers a four-course meal. Although this family-friendly show isn’t part of Dollywood, it’s a great extension of your theme park visit.
The Stampede dinner attraction meal consists of vegetable cream soup, cookie, whole roast chicken, smoked pork loin, corn on the cob, a baked potato and an apple turnover. Unlimited tea, coffee and Coca-Cola products are also included.
Pirate’s Journey and Dinner Show
2713 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Join Blackbeard and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, as they lead the Crimson and Sapphire crews in battle on land, on deck, in water, and above a life-size pirate ship in a lagoon hidden hidden. Fun for the whole family, this show features beautiful mermaids, tropical birds and more. The show lasts about two hours.
The Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show menu may sound familiar. You will receive a cream of vegetables, a biscuit, fried chicken, raw ham, corn on the cob, a baked potato and an apple turnover. Unlimited tea, coffee and Coca-Cola products are also included.
The Hatfield and McCoy dinner feud
119 Music Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
The Hatfields and the McCoys have the longest feud in history, and this Tennessee dinner show will have you taking sides. As these two families attempt to settle their differences on the mountain, audiences will enjoy live music, dancing and clean comedy. Plus, you’ll see diving hillbillies and diving dogs in the McCoy Dinner Show swim hole, acrobatic feats, and more.
The menu includes fried chicken, pulled pork, creamy southern style soup, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, coleslaw, homemade bread and the famous specialty dessert of Granny. Unlimited tea, coffee and Coca-Cola products are also included.
The Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show
2682 Teaster Ln, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
If you like a good whodonit, this top notch murder mystery show just might be for you. The current program offers four shows: Moonlight Murders, Who shot the Sherrif!, Marriage can be murderAnd prom killer.
The live cast will draw in the audience to help solve the mystery and you can participate as much or as little as you want.
The menu includes a choice of soup, country fried chicken, pulled pork, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll and cheesecake. Although the show is not listed as family-friendly (rated PG-13 due to some adult innuendo), a kids’ menu is available. .
Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Quarrel
2530 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
While the Lumberjack Quarrel Show isn’t exactly a dinner show, it’s a fun comedy worth catching up on. There is food and snacks available for purchase if you get hungry. However, this is not a traditional Pigeon Forge dinner show, unlike some of the others on this list.
It is always worth checking out. And the battle between the two groups of woodcutters and loggers is fun and interactive, and the stunts are breathtaking. There are other interactive things to do at the on-site adventure park, such as a rock climbing course and a free fall.