Pigeon Forge Theater Guide: The 5 Best Shows

Oct 13, 2016

The Dixie Stampede Pigeon Forge theater.Pigeon Forge, TN is famous for its family friendly shows! The Parkway is lined with excellent theaters that offer performances with live music, incredible stunts, and hilarious comedy. Some shows also include mouthwatering food along with great entertainment. To help you make the most of your vacation, Acorn Cabin Rentals has put together a Pigeon Forge theater guide for the top five shows in town: 

1. Dixie Stampede Dinner Show 

The Dixie Stampede Dinner Show was envisioned by Dolly Parton, so you know it has to be good! This fun show pits the North against the South in a series of horseback riding competitions. With everything from chariot races to rings of fire, Dixie Stampede features some truly impressive horseback riding stunts. In addition to the thrilling show, guests will enjoy a delicious four course feast with rotisserie chicken, BBQ pork loin, creamy vegetable soup, a special dessert and other delectable items. Be sure to come early so you can see the talented pre-show band, Mountain Rukus!

2. Country Tonite

Country Tonite is a superb music show featuring some of the very best musicians in the Smokies! Whether you’re a diehard country fan or it’s not your favorite genre of music, you will love this irresistibly fun show. Audiences will enjoy two hours jam packed with toe-tapping music, great dancing, family friendly comedy, and a moving tribute to the troops. While the entire Country Tonite cast is incredibly talented, the show’s 15 year old banjo virtuoso and 11 year old singer are simply outstanding.

3. Hatfield & McCoy Dinner ShowThe exterior of the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge.

The Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show is a hilarious take on history’s most famous feuding families. Audience members will love watching these stubborn clans duke it out while they chow down on some fantastic Southern food, including fried chicken, pulled pork, mashed potatoes, homemade bread, and more country cooking. Incredible feats of strength and wonderful live music are just a few of the things you’ll have to look forward to when you visit this unique Pigeon Forge theater.

4. Soul of Motown

If you love the music of Motown, you will have a blast at this show at The Grand Majestic Dinner Theater! Soul of Motown features stirring renditions of songs made famous by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin, and many more artists. Before the show, guests can take advantage of the theater’s all-you-can-eat dinner of parmesan crusted chicken, pasta with meatballs, vegetables, rolls, and peach turnover.

5. Comedy Barn Theater 

The Comedy Barn Theater has been making audiences laugh for over 20 years. Billed as “The Most Successful Clean Comedy Theater in the World”, the Comedy Barn is sure to tickle your funny bone, whether you’re 8 years old or 80 years old. With jugglers, ventriloquists, magicians, musicians, trained animals, and more, this show offers nonstop gut busting hijinks. Audience participation is a big part of The Comedy Barn’s success, so be prepared to become part of the show at this Pigeon Forge theater!    

A sign for the Comedy Barn Theater in Pigeon Forge.

When you stay with Acorn Cabin Rentals, you will be just a short drive from all of these wonderful shows! With everything from 1 bedroom cabins to 8 bedroom lodges, we are guaranteed to have the perfect property for your getaway. To start planning your next vacation, check out our complete selection of Pigeon Forge cabin rentals!



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Jason Fishman
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Jason Fishman is a writer and editor specializing in history, dining, travel and tourism. In his spare time, he enjoys science fiction, breakfast food and bad puns.