Nothing gets more southern than Dolly Parton's Stampede. It contains the pageantry of a Horse show mixed with the charm of their traditional home-cooked meals. The phrase "Dinner and a Show" is alive in this amazing celebration of the south. They have exactly two locations in Branson Missouri and Pigeon Forge Tennessee.
Guests visiting the attraction start the adventure by visiting the world famous horse walk and carriage room. This leisurely stroll walks along the stables of the 32 horses associated with the show. These include quarter horses, palominos, appaloosa, and paint breeds. Guests can get acquainted with these elegant creatures as well as learn their names. Guests are then guided to a special theater for the fun pre-show. This pre-show features the White River Wranglers bang that performs a variety of bruegrass, country, and even holiday music around Christmas. This charismatic group helps guests get in the mood for good-clean-southern fun. After this act guests enter the hall for the grand event. This room is 35,000 square feet and each seat has a table tot enjoy the four-course meal. This meal includes items like rotisserie chicken, pork loin, vegetable soup, biscuits, corn on the cob, baked potato, a dessert, and drink of your choice (Coca-COla, Tea, or Coffee). These dishes are served in southern hospitality portions for the whole family to enjoy. They also offer vegan and gluten-free options for those with dietary restrictions. They only ask guests disclose their special orders when making their reservations. The main show changes occasionally, especially with major holidays, but usually includes a variety of music, comedy, live horse stunts, and dazzling effects. Depending on the day these shows start at various times and weekends are sure to have more performances than week days. Overall for those visiting Branson it is a dazzling must-see for it's true southern heart, amazingly delicious food, and a show that is sure to create lasting memories.