About Dolly Parton's Stampede
Billed as the Smokies’ Most Fun Place to Eat, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is a restaurant and show like no other.
Watch as 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders thrill you with daring feats of trick riding and friendly competition. The show culminates with an emotional musical conclusion set to a patriotic salute of Red, White, and Blue—featuring Color Me America, written and recorded by Dolly Parton herself.
As the action begins, you’re served a four-course feast meant to satisfy those delicious home-cooked, country-style cravings. The menu includes Stampede’s Original Creamy Vegetable Soup and cheddar biscuit, as well as a mouth-watering, tender, and whole rotisserie chicken, delicious hickory-smoked barbeque pork loin, hot-buttered corn on the cob, tasty herb-basted potato, a specialty dessert, and unlimited soft drinks.
Get here early and enjoy a leisurely stroll alongside the open-air stables to sneak a peek at the horses. It’s also your chance to meet the equine stars of the show up close and discover their flawless beauty. Before the main event, enjoy live entertainment from bluegrass and country band, Mountain Ruckus, in the Saloon. While there, you can nosh on popcorn or other snacks. Then quench your thirst with an ice-cold Coca-Cola, or one of their exotic fruit drinks in a collector series Souvenir Boot Mug.
Each year, Dolly Parton’s Stampede gets into the spirit of the holidays with a special Christmas show for the whole family. This year, it’s the North Pole vs. South Pole. Become enchanted as workshop elves serve a Yuletide feast, and Santa arrives by sleigh. Toys come to life and holiday music abounds as we reveal a live Nativity scene. Even wise men on camels all say, “Merry Christmas!”— Stampede style
Come see and taste what everyone is talking about. Dolly Parton’s Stampede is more than just dinner and a show. It’s a cherished tradition that your family will always remember.