Pigeon Forge, TN is famous for its family-friendly dinner theaters! Combining world-class entertainment with mouthwatering food, these shows are a can’t-miss part of any vacation in the Smokies. To help you make the most of your next getaway, Valley Forge Inn has put together a guide to four of the best dinner shows in Pigeon Forge.
1. Dolly Parton’s Stampede
Dolly Parton’s Stampede is one of the longest-running and most beloved shows in the Smoky Mountains. At the heart of the show is a friendly horseback riding competition between the North and the South that includes jaw-dropping trick riding and stunts. Dolly Parton’s Stampede also features dancing, special effects, and music from Dolly Parton herself. While you watch the show, you will dine on a four-course meal that includes creamy vegetable soup, a whole rotisserie chicken, sides, and dessert.
2. Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud
The Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud is another one of the best dinner shows in Pigeon Forge. This one-of-a-kind show is all about the legendary feud between the Hatfield & McCoy families. Filled with hilarious comedy, singing, dancing, stunts, and feats of strength, this show is jam packed with great entertainment. Before showtime, guests will enjoy an all-you-can-eat feast with fried chicken, pulled pork, mashed taters, corn on the cob, and other Southern favorites.
3. Soul of Motown
The Soul of Motown is a must-see for anyone who loves classic soul music. Held at the Grand Majestic Dinner Theater, this concert-style show features stirring performances of hit songs made famous by Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder, and other legendary artists. Soul of Motown offers an all-you-can-eat dinner before the show that includes parmesan crusted chicken, pasta with meatballs, seasoned vegetables, a dinner roll, and peach turnover for dessert.
4. Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show
A visit to the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show never disappoints! This awesome theater offers a number of hilarious shows that are inspired by classic TV programs and movies, including The Dukes of Hazzard, The Beverly Hillbillies, and Gone with the Wind. When one of the show’s characters is murdered, it’s up to the audience to solve the mystery. Every show comes with a delicious dinner that includes pork tenderloin, oven-roasted chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes, a dinner roll, and cheesecake for dessert. Please note that the theater rates its shows as “PG-13”, but children are welcome to attend with parental permission.
When you stay at Valley Forge Inn, you will be minutes away from all of the best dinner shows in Pigeon Forge. Our hotel is located right on the Parkway, just a short drive from the city’s most popular things to see and do. Offering complimentary breakfast each morning, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, rooms with private balconies, and wireless internet access, Valley Forge Inn has everything you need for a stellar getaway. To start planning your vacation, browse our selection of Pigeon Forge hotel rooms!