Must-See Dinner Shows in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

You have endless possibilities for entertainment while staying at your Gatlinburg cabin rental or Pigeon Forge cabin rental. The myriad shows offer different themes, ranging from country, to the 50s, to back-woods hoe-down, to patriotic, to comedy, to magic, to family-oriented, to celebrity impersonations. Whatever your taste, you are sure to quench your thirst for quality entertainment in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville, Tennessee!

Image courtesy of Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre

Image courtesy of Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre

For more information, please see the following short descriptions, and also check out our info pages on selected theater shows.

Country Tonite Theatre

129 Showplace Blvd., Pigeon Forge
865-453-2003 or 1-800-792-4308 or
Country Tonite Theatre is the best entertainment value in the Smokies! Experience this high-energy full-scale production located in a 1500-seat, multimillion dollar theatre. You’re sure to understand why this spectacular show is the most award-winning show in the Smokies! Singing, dancing, comedy, gospel, patriotic and more fill this two-hour show. Country Tonite provides nonstop entertainment with the perfect mix of great country classics and today’s top 40 country hits. Country Tonite has something for everyone! Show times 3 & 8pm, March through December. They also feature the spectacular morning magic show, ‘Grand Illusion,’ at 10:00am.

Get a Free Ticket to Country Tonite, plus over $300 in other coupons when you book a cabin. Call 866 34 SMOKY for details.

American Jukebox Theater

125 Music Mountain Dr.
Pigeon Forge
(865) 774-7469
Formerly known as Classic County Theater, American Jukebox Theater is the place to go to hear classic country hits from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s made famous by such legendary artists as Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline. Their famous “Back to the 50’s” show rocks nightly at 7:30 and rolls for a 2:15 matinee on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, all March through December. See their website at for more information.

Come Celebrate America At Governor’s Palace

179 Collier Drive, Sevierville
865-429-1601 or 1-800-826-2933 or
Open April through December, Randy Rebold, producer and seven-time Emmy Award winner, is proud to present the area’s largest cast of over fifty performers who take you on an uplifting and inspirational journey. Come Celebrate America also features the area’s only indoor water show!

Comedy Barn Theater

2775 Parkway, Pigeon Forge
Winner ‘Funniest Show’ ten years in a row! The Comedy Barn Theater is a multimillion dollar entertainment complex featuring ‘America’s Funniest Family Variety Show!’ Enjoy clean comedians, magicians, jugglers, fire-eaters, unique characters and lots of fun barnyard animals, including Arnold, the ‘Mind Reading Pig’! We also feature great country music with The Comedy Barn All-Star Band. This show is suitable for the entire family and is packed with fun, laughter, music and magic. For reservations and year-round show times call 1-800-29-LAUGH or see their Web site at

Grand Illusion Show

Starring Terry Evanswood at Country Tonite Theatre
(800) 792-4308 or (865) 453-2003
10:00 am. Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Combo Tickets with Country Tonite


1020 Dollywood Lane, Pigeon Forge
865-428-9488 or
Enjoy a wide variety of music and entertainment in seven theaters throughout Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park. Variety is the word for entertainment at Dollywood ‘ from the hot new sounds of contemporary country music to traditional gospel harmonies. And with at least forty live performances every day, there is something to fit every music lover’s taste.

Elwood Smooch’s Ole Smoky Hoedown

2135 Parkway, Pigeon Forge
Elwood Smooch’s Ole Smoky Hoedown is an award-winning, barn-burning, down-home family variety show that goes straight to your heart. The Smokies’ number one clown, belly laughs, banjos, talented young’uns, glorious gospel and fast-paced surprises. Travel Writers’ “Show of the Season.”

Great China Acrobats

1304 Parkway Drive, Sevierville
865-774-8980 or
Great China Acrobats show has more than forty performers and more than five hundred spectacular costumes. You’ll never believe the things these talented contortionists can do! Also enjoy their over 160-item buffet at Mandarin House Chinese Restaurant.

Lou Vuto’s Reflections Theater

570 E. Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Call (877) 822-7437 or check for showtimes and prices. See our info page on Lou Vuto’s as well.

Memories Theatre

2141 Parkway, Pigeon Forge
Call (865) 428-7852 or see for showtimes and prices. See our info page on Memories Theatre as well.

Smith Family Theater

Traffic Light #1, Pigeon Forge
866-399-8100 or 865-429-8100 or
Country, oldies, bluegrass, gospel and comedy. The Smith family offers one of the best-loved shows in the Smokies. Come and see the show that Smoky Mountain visitors have enjoyed for over 25 years. An evening of feel good entertainment you don’t want to miss!

Smoky Mountain Jubilee

Corner of Hwy 441 & Music Rd., Pigeon Forge
Call (865) 428-1836 or for showtimes and prices.

Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre

461 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Call (865) 436-4039, (877) 388-5784 or for showtimes and pricing.
Gatlinburg’s Top Evening Entertainment Attraction! Two hilariously original comedy shows! Sidesplitting fun at the area’s only alternative to country shows. The Oldest & Funniest Theater in the Smokies.

Discount Show Tickets

119 Music Road, Pigeon Forge
865-428-7676 or 1-800-908-9018
Discount Show Tickets has the best prices on all shows and attractions in the Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg area! They buy in volume and pass the savings along to you. No gimmicks ‘ they just sell tickets!