Sevier County is the beloved home of Dolly Parton, and her impact on the area’s success is seen with some of the entertainment options in this bustling tourist center. We can’t blame you if you’re not just a fan of her music. She has been a role model for many, and her love for the Smoky Mountains and its people make her a figure that’s impossible not to like. Here are 3 things to do in Pigeon Forge if you love Dolly Parton!
Dollywood should be first on your list of things to do in Pigeon Forge if you love Dolly Parton. Sure, there are thrill rides, crafts, and plenty of great Southern-style food to enjoy, but you can get up close and personal with some memorable items from her long and storied career too. This is where the excitement builds as you visit these places.
Chasing Rainbows chronicles her career in the form of her many costumes, awards, and keepsakes that support her place in history. Get a glimpse of her life on the road inside Dolly’s Home on Wheels and visit her Tennessee Mountain Home for a replicated childhood home of hers. This is Dolly as you’ve never seen before, and will only make you love her more!
2. Dolly Parton’s Stampede
This dinner theater wasn’t always adorned with her name, but Dolly Parton’s Stampede has been a fan favorite for many years. This show has wowed crowds with its perfect blend of drama, stunts, and musical performances that keep fans coming back for more. It’s a dinner show, so be prepared to be hungry, since there is a tasty four-course feast we know you’ll love. Even though her legendary career isn’t represented here, it’s a perfect indication of her eye for entertaining! Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede is something that’s very close to her heart. You’ll also love the depictions of the season brought to life in a holiday spirit that’s hard to describe when you feel its emotional impact.
3. Celebration! Dinner Show
The entertainment value is magnified with her Celebration! Dinner Show. The amazing feats that are involved are reminiscent of a circus performance for the ages! Not only can this be for fans of Dolly Parton, but their kids may become fans for life when they see what’s in store for them. They can do a little role play and become the character of their dreams with the Magical Makeovers area in the Outpost. Dig in for some wonderful food and some equally fantastic performances that you’ll be thankful for visiting this Dolly world of wonder!
Located in the middle of all the action on the Parkway, there is also a gift shop with some excellent items for sale. Don’t forget about their seasonal celebrations too. They have a Christmas Celebration that runs through the holiday season with no fewer spectacles for you to enjoy!
You can easily enjoy all the things to do in Pigeon Forge and one of these Dolly Parton staples when you stay with us in our comfortable cabins. Be on the lookout for more attractions from her in the future, and be sure to book your cabin to experience a legend’s past and present work!