One of the favorite activities here year-round is the show or dinner show! There are tons to choose from, and it makes for a perfect evening, whether you’re here in the dead of winter or the balmy summer months! Here are some of our favorites!
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre
“On your next visit to the Great Smoky Mountains, head for Pat & Don MacPherson’s Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre, Gatlinburg´s ONLY Musical Comedy Entertainment Attraction and the OLDEST Purveyor of Professional, Live-On-Stage, Original Musical Comedies, outrageous humor and hilarious fun in the Smokies. And, it’s the ONLY alternative to Country Music Shows in the area. The unique format used at our theater hearkens back to the old Music Halls of the 1890s. Our multi-talented performers take turns adding their uniqueness to the inevitable comic mayhem for which Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre is renowned.”
Wonderworks’ Hoot ‘N Holler Dinner Show
“Located inside of WonderWorks. Pigeon Forge, Tennessee’s #1 indoor attraction is the Funniest Dinner Show in the Smoky Mountains. It features an old world three-course Italian dinner served family style Our freshly baked Italian Trio of Baked Ziti, Stuffed Shells, and Chicken Parmesan is sure to satisfy the hungriest appetite. The two-hour production showcases the Hoot N’ Holler Players: a traveling troop of dancers and singers who collide with the comedic antics of “Scraps.” Scraps is the would-be chef and emcee of the evening’s entertainment.”
The Comedy Barn
“The Comedy Barn® Theater, located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee , is the award winning family comedy variety show in the Smokey Mountains. Our show features magicians, fire-eaters, jugglers, ventriloquists, clean family comedians, live country and gospel music as well as fun barn yard animals. The Comedy Barn® in Pigeon Forge offers clean comedy for an enjoyable evening of family fun. You’ll laugh until you can’t laugh anymore.”
The Miracle Theater
“The Miracle Theater has hosted more than 100,000 visitors with the best, all-around theater experience you’ll find in the Smokies! No where else can offer you the opportunity to see a critically-acclaimed musical, go on a VIP backstage tour of a real working theater, and a once-in-a lifetime chance to ride an Arabian camel – all in one central location for family-friendly prices. This complete theatrical experience centers around one of the largest faith-based shows in the nation, “The Miracle” – a $15 million original Broadway-style production that portrays the life and miracles of Jesus Christ. In addition to the many singers, dancers and technicians, “The Miracle” features the theatrics of soaring angels as well as a special animal cast of camels, donkeys, and sheep.”
Smith Family Dinner Theater
“The Smokies’ best known family of entertainers is beginning their fifth season at the Smith Family Dinner Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. And beginning in 2009, the Smith Family Show will include a Southern style, buffet dinner! Charlie, Jim, and Charlie Bob Smith – five time winners of Best Show in the Smokies, will entertain guests with a variety show packed full of music and comedy. Guests can look forward to an outstanding blend of classic country music, heartfelt gospel music, oldies rock-n-roll music, clean family comedy, and impersonations of famous stars you have to see to believe! A tribute to the “Andy Griffith Show” and an old fashioned Hula Hoop contest proves that the Smith Boys have fun on stage, and guests look forward to seeing the Smith Boys year after year! Long time fans and newcomers alike are in for a STANDOUT musical experience! Come see why The Smith Family’s show is the locals’ favorite show!”
“Tennessee Shindig is back bigger and better than ever this season! Enjoy two totally brand-new shows each night that feature America’s great tribute artists and the Smokies’ greatest talent! Come experience “Stars on Stage” at 5pm, headlining Country, Sixties, Motown, and more Elvis! And get ready for “Greatest Legends” every evening at 8pm, spotlighting the Beatles, Elvis, Michael Jackson, even President Obama! You won’t believe your eyes and ears! Don’t forget to check out the value-packed combo deal and watch both shows! Also, team up with the Wood Grill Buffet next door for a mouthwatering dinner and show combo!”
The Dixie Stampede
“Just minutes from Sevierville, Dollywood theme park, Dollywood’s Splash Country, Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, visitors and locals agree that Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show is a fun-filled, action-packed extravaganza that everyone should experience, perfect for families, friends and groups of any size! If that wasn’t enough, in addition to our main event, your ticket purchase includes pre-show entertainment in our world famous Carriage Room. Enjoy the comedy and musical talent of Bluegrass and Country band, Mountain Rukus. Only Dixie Stampede brings you this diverse mix of musical talent of our Bluegrass and Country in such a family-friendly atmosphere. You won’t want to miss it!”
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