Magic Shows in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

The towns and theaters of the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Smoky Mountains area are home to many types of world-class entertainment, and fantastic magic shows are no exception. Here are some of the most notable and popular magic shows in the area so you can start planning the magical entertainment for your next visit.

Image courtesy of Darren Romeo's Magic Beyond Belief

Image courtesy of Darren Romeo’s Magic Beyond Belief

Impossibilities: wild comedy-magic at the Iris Theater

If you enjoy the potent combination of being amazed and laughing hysterically at the same time, then you have to go see Impossibilities. Impossibilities is presented by comedian and master mentalist Erik Dobell, seamlessly weaving the genres together to take you on a wild and wacky journey through the world of magic.

Impossibilities plays in the Iris Theater, located in the base of the famed Space Needle in downtown Gatlinburg. So after you take in an incredibly entertaining performance of Impossibilities you can head straight to the top of the Space Needle to see some equally wondrous views of the Smoky Mountain region.

Illusionation at Mountain of Entertainment Theater

In Pigeon Forge, this show by master magician Jason Hudy is a dazzling spectacle, with lights and impossible illusions overpowering the sense of what’s real. Illusionation! is a great act by a talented performer – click for more details.

Steven Best – Unbelievable Magic Show

Well you can’t believe it but you have to accept it somehow. Steven Best is the winner of magic’s highest award (the Merlin) for his magic hands. Unbelievable Magic is an intimate show in a cozy theater, which suits his style of magic well. This is a Vegas-class act brought to Pigeon Forge, which Steven has made his home – and we get the benefit. This family show features spectacular magic, amazing illusions, comedy and music.- everything you need to walk away mystified as to how he did that.

TIP: if you’re a fan of comedy – and who isn’t? – be sure to check out our guide to Comedy Shows in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

The Magic of Terry Evanswood

Pigeon Forge’s longest running magic show is still making them laugh in disbelief with Merlin-winner Terry Evanswood’s sleight of hand – no one could do that, it has to be pure magic! Performed at the Majestic Theater in Pigeon Forge, this very accomplished show features grand scale illusions, magical comedy, and awe-inspiring sleight of hand, with special effects, lighting and music. It all makes a wonderful escape from reality. Click for more.

Winter Carnival of Magic

Every year in March in Pigeon Forge, performers, fans, vendors and more gather together to celebrate the enduring power of illusion at the Winter Carnival of Magic, a combination of convention events and public shows. There are usually several well-known performers in the world of magic who put on special shows for the event, and many of them also offer workshops where convention attendees can delve deeper into magic.

The Winter Carnival of Magic has been happening for over four decades, and lately it takes place at the Country Tonite theater in Pigeon Forge – one of the best shows in town, and one of the Free Tickets we offer in our book of Pigeon Forge Coupons. This theater is a perfect venue for magic, with its state-of-the-art video, lighting and sound systems.

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