Looking for a way to escape the sun this summer? Why not stay indoors and watch a favorite Pigeon Forge show this year? This Smoky Mountain town has a variety of options for your summertime getaway, and they’re all suitable for everyone from young children to adults.
Choose a show with comedy, a show with live music, or a popular variety show with both. There’s even an award-winning magic show right here in Pigeon Forge! If you’re looking for big laughs, exciting entertainment, great food—and for goodness’ sake, some air conditioning! —look no further than these family favorites in Pigeon Forge.
- The Comedy Barn (2775 Parkway)
For good, clean family fun, be sure to visit The Comedy Barn for their award-winning variety show. With magicians, jugglers, ventriloquists, comedians, and live country and gospel music, this favorite Pigeon Forge attraction has enough excitement to go around. Kids and grownups alike will find big reasons to laugh at this family-friendly show, which has been dubbed “Pigeon Forge’s funniest show for over a decade”!
- Amazing Animals (2775 Parkway)
There’s so much more to Pigeon Forge shows than country music and dazzling costumes. For the animal lovers out there, be sure to check out Amazing Animals, an exotic animal and pet show at The Comedy Barn. With hilarious comedy, live music, and—of course—live animals, this show will keep you guessing. Come see the amazing talent of these “Comedy Critters” for yourself during your next visit to the Smoky Mountains.
- Smith Morning Variety Show (2046 Parkway)
If you think showtime is always after 5 o’clock, you haven’t been to the Smith Morning Variety Show in the Smokies. This mid-morning variety show—beginning at 10:30 a.m. and featuring award-winning pop, country, and gospel hits by Charlie Bob Smith and Friends—is perfect for catching a break from the midday sun. It’s also a great choice for families with small children—no need to miss naptime or bedtime with this unique show.
- Smoky Mountain Opry (2046 Parkway)
Get ready for the area’s largest musical variety show when you visit the Smoky Mountain Opry! With everything from big band swing music to modern-day country hits, the Smoky Mountain Opry will delight viewers no matter they’re age or musical preference. Besides the high quality music, this show also features special effects, professional lighting, impressive costumes, and high-flying stunts!
- Darren Romeo—Magic Beyond Belief (2046 Parkway)
“Magician of the Year.” “Entertainer of the Year.” “Show of the year.” These are some of the accolades attributed to the premier magic show of the Smokies: Darren Romeo’s Magic Beyond Belief! Bringing Las Vegas–worthy illusions to the Pigeon Forge stage, Darren Romeo is sure to wow you with his white lions and Bengal tigers, and he’s the only magician in the world authorized to use the Blackstone floating lightbulb illusion!
- Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud (119 Music Road)
Bring the family and your appetite to the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, featuring “feudin’ feastin’ family fun!” Along with singing, dancing, amazing stunts, and knee-slappin’ comedy, this Pigeon Forge show features all the Southern staples your tastebuds crave. Try pulled pork barbecue, creamy cole slaw, smashed taters, and buttery corn on the cob at Hatfield & McCoy’s, and when you’re ready for something sweet, gear up for Granny’s special dessert!
- Country Tonite (129 Showplace Boulevard)
Celebrating 20 seasons in the Smokies, Country Tonite is the place to go for high-quality entertainment that’s family-friendly and affordable, too! In fact, this venue offers FREE admission to all children 12 and under who are accompanied by a paying adult. And the kids will love the youth performers who are part of the Country Tonite cast, along with the state-of-the-art sound and lighting and giant video screens. Enjoy singing, dancing, comedy, gospel music, and American patriotism at this Pigeon Forge show.
If you need even more incentive to check out these exciting shows in Pigeon Forge, just know that each of 7 listed above are part of our Cabins For You Partner Program. And that means more money in your pocket this summer for ice cream cones or a Smoky Mountain souvenir. At Cabins For You, our goal is to help you make the most of your summertime getaway without bending your budget!
Brand-New Lumberjack Adventure
If this year’s summer vacation to the Smokies isn’t your first, you’ve probably visited or at least heard of the Lumberjack Feud Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge. This exciting dinner show offers something a little different from the song-and-dance shows in the area. Instead of singing actors, get ready for swinging axes! This show also features log rolling, tree climbing, and dog jumping, adding some high-energy “axe-tion” to your getaway! But don’t look for the name “Lumberjack Feud” anymore. This show has been completely revamped by the Smokies’ own Dolly Parton. Now named “Lumberjack Adventure,” you can find this exciting dinner show at 2713 Parkway in Pigeon Forge.