After a long day of hiking, fishing, white water rafting, and photographing epic scenes of nature in the Smoky Mountains, why not wind down with the live entertainment of dinner theater? Whether in the mood for horror, comedy, or drama, there’s a show to suit your needs and provide a yummy feast on top of it! Head to your rented Gatlinburg cabin, gussy up a bit, and head on over to any of these fine showings:
Tennessee’s country queen, the buxom Dolly Parton, entertains with Dolly’s Stampede in Pigeon Forge. This family friendly extravaganza offers everything from magic tricks, amazing animals, performers, and stunts! Come hungry for fun and food, because a four course dinner is part of the package!
Also in Pigeon Forge is the Memories Theatre. Memories is dedicated to paying tribute to the great artists of yesteryear. With shows six days a week, there’s guaranteed to be one during your trip to the Smoky Mountains. Have a great time listening to hits that you probably never imagined you’d hear live! Shows include Elvis and Friends, The New Jersey Jukebox, and even a magic show matinee.
Country Tonight Theater puts on a memorable country music night of fun each show. Each day at 8pm and in production for 21 years, this show has earned the title as the best live country show in America. Country Tonite is also consistently voted the best show in Pigeon Forge. On stage singers, a band, and dancers entertain with plenty of musical selections. Shows cover country, gospel, comedy, and patriotic elements. With a stadium built to fit 1,500 fans, all can come out to enjoy the one-of-a-kind experience.
Sweet Fanny Adams Theater
In Gatlinburg, be sure to check out Sweet Fanny Adams Theater, a 34 year old attraction that showcases hilarious comedy musicals that the whole family will be tickled by. Even better, the shows are mostly original comedies written especially for the theater, so it’s a true treat and you’ll never know what show you’ll get! In honor of the theater’s long rich history with the city of Gatlinburg, Sweet Fanny Adam’s has been named a National Historical Treasure.
Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Fancy a bit of thinking with your dinner? Come to the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show for a bit of crime with a side of comedy! Audience members partake in the crimes and try to help solve the funny cases, so maybe you’ll get to put your sleuth skills to use!
With so many amazing options, no moment should be dull on your vacation to the Smoky Mountains. Pick a different theater each night and have some amazing stories to tell your friends! Who knows, you may even solve the mystery and save the day.