Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show in Branson, MO

Dixie Stampede Theater1525 W. Hwy. 76Branson, MO 65616
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Overview

Dixie Stampede is the World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction. Experience our 32 magnificent horses, Return of the Buffalo, hilarious racing pigs, the Rumble in the Treetops lumberjack relay, equestrian feats, friendly competition and a fabulous four-course feast with the entire family. Owner, Dolly Parton guarantees it’s “Branson’s Most Fun Place to Eat!”

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Dinner is meant to be eaten with your hands.
  • Silverware is not provided; bring your own if preferred.
  • Arrive 50 minutes early for the pre-show to guarantee good seats.
  • Bags may be searched for the safety and security of all guests.
  • Pre-show bathrooms are located on the lower level, only.
  • Children under the age of 3 are free only if they sit in a parent's lap and eat from their plate.
  • Walk the equestrian stables to meet the horse talent after the show.
  • Leftovers from the four-course feast can be taken to-go.
  • Vegetarian meals available upon request. Remind your server when you are seated.
  • Bring cash to tip servers and purchase souvenir photo.
  • Ketchup and BBQ sauce now available.
  • Keep your dinner handi-wipe towelette for after dessert.
  • Get ready for interactive audience participation competitions like chicken races and horse riding.

Description

from Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show
The World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction, Dixie Stampede in Branson presents its most high-spirited adventure ever.

See “Canine Capers,” an action-packed exhibition of “man’s best friends”! This stunt dog relay event includes Fly-Ball racing, agility course, and high jump in an exciting head-to-head competition. “Canine Capers” features all rescue animals, specially trained and guaranteed to please the dog lover in you.

Dixie Stampede’s 32 magnificent horses and cast of top-notch riders will thrill you with daring feats of trick riding and competition. Experience the Stampede of the Buffalo, hilarious racing pigs, fan favorite competitions, and a Grand Patriotic Finale of red, white and blue.

All of this pageantry is proudly served with a fabulous four-course feast. Dixie Stampede is Branson’s Most Fun Place to Eat!

Your Dixie Stampede experience begins before you even set foot in the door! Arrive early to stroll the beautiful Horse Walk and meet the four-legged stars of the show.

Take a twirl with a real Southern Belle, then head inside to the Carriage Room for down-home music and comedy! You’ll laugh and clap right along to incredible bluegrass and country tunes.

The Carriage Room Pre-Show features The White River Wranglers Bluegrass, Comedy, and Country Favorites. Hold onto your hat, as the White River Wranglers ride into Dixie Stampede’s Carriage Room with an incredible mix of hard-driving acoustics and heartfelt melodies.

This fun-loving band of brothers takes Dixie Stampede guests on a musical journey through the history of Ozark Mountain music, with folk tunes, Southern Gospel and early country to create the familiar sound we know as bluegrass. It’s a fun-filled musical ride the entire family will enjoy.


About Dixie Stampede:
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede is a unique dinner and show experience set in a giant 35,000-square-foot arena featuring 32 magnificent horses, a stampede of buffalo, Rumble In The Treetops lumberjack relay, thrilling horsemanship, pageantry, romance and patriotism, all showcased in a friendly rivalry between North and South and served with a fabulous four-course feast.

Dixie Stampede Dinner Attractions operate in two popular vacation destinations: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Branson, Missouri. They also operate Pirates Voyage in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Show Times: 5:30 pm & 8:00 pm
12:30 pm & 3:00 pm Matinees added on select dates.
Main arena show times shown above. Please arrive an hour before to stroll the beautiful horse walk and Carriage Room pre-show.

In November and December, the Dixie Stampede transforms into a holiday celebration including a live Nativity, with three kings atop camels, holiday music, a visit from Santa and a four-course yuletide feast.

Please Note: Seating sections are submitted to Dixie Stampede as requests and while they honor requests they do not guarantee location due to varied party sizes and theater occupancy.

Important Security Information
For the safety and enjoyment of our guests, we recommend that they arrive early. Dixie Stampede may conduct bag searches and/or electronic scans upon entry of the building, so Please do not bring any unnecessary items.


Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

377 Reviews
Cheryl Langley
Winnsboro, LA
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great show & Dinner"
September, 2016
This is a very fun entertaining show and they feed you a great dinner that is more than you can eat. They also have a preshow featuring a juggler that is also very interesting to watch. You will not be disappointed. We have been several times and always go if we are in the area.
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Tip: Go Hungry! Also there will be no utensils for you to use, you eat with your hands.

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Reserve Branson Customer
St Peters, MO
5 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great time!"
September, 2016
Our third time attending.
Never disappoints.
Food is great and huge portion of chicken.
You definitely leave full and entertained.
Will definitely be back!
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Trish C.
Eldon, MO
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Weekend trip"
August, 2016
I always use Reserve Branson when we are planning a trip. They make it very easy to book your hotel and get your tickets. I have recommended them to friends who now use them.
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Tip: I have always had great experience with their customer service. Always helpful and friendly.

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Stephanie Raasch
Hardin , MO
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Family fun"
August, 2016
Dixie stampede is always worth seeing doesn't matter how times you have been its a must when going to Branson
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Tip: Dixie stampede Rick Thomas and wax museum

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JACQUELYN SEWARD
Broken Arrow, OK
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Six year old granddaughter had a blast."
August, 2016
Great show, great food. Purchased tickets on-line for 4 adults, one granddaughter. Good family entertainment. Be sure and give yourself a few extra minutes for traffic, parking and getting in. Usually a sold out show. Recently moved to eastern Oklahoma. Branson is our new vacation destination.
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Tip: Catch the pre-show entertainment, it's icing on the cake.

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sarah duke
kennett, MO
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Bring a fork!"
August, 2016
Our first time here and it was fun. The food was pretty good. Heads up. You eat with your hands so bring plastic forks. As far as drinks you can buy a boot or glass and get one free premium drink. However the only very few like lemonade water unsweet tea and diet Pepsi
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Tip: You eat with your hands. Not many choices on drinks

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Amber Douthit
Bentonville, AR
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Had a BLAST on a BUDGET"
August, 2016
It was super easy to buy our tickets and printing them out made checking in at Dixie Stampede a breeze!! I will be using them next time as well!!
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Rhonda Stark
eLDON, MO
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"DIxie Stampede Best show in Branson"
August, 2016
The Show was fantastic . We have been several times over the years and this particular show was the best so far . ( I say that every time!) The special effects was amazing and the waiter was personable and professional . It was great fun.
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Tip: There is access that Elderly people an get to pretty easily , and Go hungry.

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Screennamegator
"Girl’s week"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 18, 2017 NEW
Girl’s Week! Enjoyed Dixie Stampede! Been coming to Branson, since bought my time share, in 1989! Love Dixie Stampede and love my time share!
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Elisa L
"Third time in a year and a half! Still amazing!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 18, 2017 NEW
Yes, you read that right, our family has gone three times to Dixie Stampede in a year and a half and we have been amazed each time. This year they’ve added new elements such as the rescue dogs and ice skaters, the skaters were nice but they had a very small area, the dogs were super fun to watch. The living nativity was a big hit with my 3.5yr old, last year she was still too little to take it all in and this year she loved that and Skeeter. If you have small children or a child sensitive to loud noises, I recommend you talk to them about the portion of the show with fire. My daughter was still not ready to see it, I asked her and she said she didn’t like fire and that she remembered the loud noises from last time. So when the time came I held her in my lap and she looked towards me and we covered her ears. The good thing is that it’s right at the beginning, after a few minutes she was ok. For those even more worried about the loud noise you may even ask to enter the arena after it’s passed.
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Wattsline
Louisville, Kentucky
"Good Food, Fun and Value...with a little preparation (10 tips)"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 18, 2017 NEW
You've probably read about the good food and the excellent service, so I won't rehash since my experience was the same. Here are some tips to avoid some of the small problems I saw: 1) Leave your CC weapons at the hotel or in your vehicle. Seriously folks. Their security is vigilant and screens for weapons/contraband. 2) Bring plastic utensils with you from the hotel! You will be the envy of your neighbors :) 3) Don't wear your Sunday best "dry clean only" clothes. The meal can be a bit messy, even if you bring utensils. 4) Bring a jacket if you get cold easily. 5) Bring sanitary wipes if you conscious of toilets in public bathrooms. Didn't see seat covers in the Mens room. 6) Charge your phone! They encourage photos and videos. WiFi is free and actually useable with a full arena. 7) If you or a family member has mobility challenges: There is a lot of handicapped parking in front of the door. Drop off family members at the door if you don't have a permit. It is a good walk from the regular parking to the door. 8) Drop off anyone that is sensitive to the smell of animals. The horse barn does have a distinct aroma if you "get my drift" :) 9) If you want to be "first" into the arena: Arrive early and sit near the concession stand. The doors are on the left side of the "saloon" 10) Please use the elevators if you have trouble with stairs. There is a "stampede" when the doors open and folks/kids can be impatient and inconsiderate by trying to squeeze by slow moving patrons.
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suzyqsie
Saint Louis, Missouri
"Yee Haw Boy Howdy"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed November 16, 2017 NEW
Where to start... maybe with the LONG walk from the very crowded and huge parking lot? Really if you have mobility issues, it’s a problem The stabling for the horses used I the show is nice and you walk past it on your very long walk to the theater entrance. Kids were having a good talking to the horses whose names are displayed for a personal touch. The ticketing and entry process (even with pre purchased tickets) is not efficient. Take extra patience with you. There’s a pre show about 40 minutes before you go to the arena area for your meal and show. It was three country brothers who actually sang pretty well. Usual corn pone humor along with the songs. Very uncomfortable little wooden stools to perch on while you watch if you are on the upper level. If you are on the floor level you have an actual chair. Then the thundering herd is directed to the arena where your seating is reserved and the real misery begins. You are crammed into a tortuous configuration consisting of an extremely narrow booth (think about 10” deep for the seat) and a narrow ledge in front of you that serves as your table. Your feet don’t touch the floor so you rest them on a bar rail type thing. Hold that pose for about 90 minutes. And eat the Cornish hen, potato wedge, small slice of ham, corn on the cob, biscuit, and dessert with your hands —— no utensils. The soup IS in a bowl with a handle, so you can use your greasy hands to hold that. The food was ok. It did arrive hot. They have a well thought out delivery system. Servers pass in front of your booth with hot trays of each item and place it on your plate one item per pass. They are feeding over a 1,000 people at the same time. That’s pretty Impressive. The show itself was so-so. Kids will be thrilled with it, I think. Lots of stomping of feet,and yelling encouraged. I liked the pig race. It was truly cute, and the dogs ( who were all rescues) were good. The trick riding was well done too. So, for $50 a ticket it was not good value for me, but is a solid hit with a lot of people. So, I did it. It’s over. I’m glad I can say I saw it. But I can’t say I enjoyed it.
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jessieots
Cedar Rapids
"Always a hit"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 16, 2017 NEW
We love the Dixie Stampede the show is amazing, the talent, the animals are all the best of the best. My only complaint is the meal and prices. I expect to pay top notch for this type of entertainment and meal. However, the meal isn't kid friendly (at least for my pickey eaters). I on the other hand love it! It is just too expensive for our family to continue to go. I just can't justify nearly $300 for an evening of entertianment for the family. We are going to miss this show. Also those with allergies will need to med up and bring inhalers. I had an asthma attack due to the animals, dust, and fog. I didn't realize how thick the air would be.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show

What is the seating for this show?
The theater will assign your row as best available in the general section. This does not include the preferred section.

Is there a pre-show guests should be aware of at the Dixie Stampede?
Yes. The Carriage Room Show features the Comedy of Dick Franco just prior to the main arena Dixie Stampede spectacular. It features juggling and hilarious comedy. Arrive an hour before the main arena show time to stroll the beautiful horse walk and enjoy the Carriage Room Show. The pre-show begins 50 minutes before the scheduled show time.

When should I arrive for the show?
For your safety and enjoyment, we recommend that you arrive at least 30-45 minutes early. Dixie Stampede may conduct bag searches and/or electronic scans upon entry of the building, so please do not bring any unnecessary items. Doors for your show open 1 ½ hours before main arena show time and the Carriage Room entertainment will begin 1-hour before.

Are visitors allowed to meet & greet the performers at the Dixie Stampede Show?
Riders and horses stay at the rail after the show to greet guests and sign autographs. The horses are also available for viewing throughout the day at the Dixie Stampede Horsewalk.

Are cameras, audio or video recording allowed at the show?
No, cameras and recording devices are not allowed. Dixie Stampede has professional photographers on-site who take your family or group photo at the beginning of your Dixie Stampede experience. They deliver the photos to your seat, where you have the option to purchase or not, plus online access so you can email your Dixie Stampede photo to friends and loved ones.

What type of meal is served at the Dixie Stampede Dinner Show?
The fabulous four-course feast includes a hot homemade biscuit, our original creamy vegetable soup, whole rotisserie chicken, hickory smoked barbecue pork loin, corn on the cob, herb-basted potato wedges, specialty dessert, plus all the coffee, tea, or Pepsi you desire.

Vegetarian meals are available by special request with advance notice. Vegetarian meal includes garden vegetable pasta, original creamy vegetable soup, corn on the cob, herb basted potato wedge, homemade biscuit and dessert. The gluten free meal consists of no soup, biscuit or apple turnover. They replace those items with a steamed vegetable melody. And if you love our Creamy Vegetable Soup or chicken seasoning, they’re available as a take-home mix in our gift shop!

What is the length of your intermission?
There is no intermission at the Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show. However, there is a 15-minute break between the Carriage Room pre-show and the main arena spectacular.

What is the size of the Dixie Stampede Theater?
The performance arena is 35,000 square feet.

How many rows constitute the Dixie Stampede Theater?
The arena features dinner seating and there are 6 rows total, allowing great visibility from all areas.

Approximately how long is the Dixie Stampede Dinner Show?
The show is approximately 2 ½ hours long.

Is preferred seating available?
In order to reserve preferred seating, you must contact the show directly.

If my child is 3 years or younger and is considered a lap child do they get a plate of food?
No. For a child to reserve their own food a child's ticket must be purchased. 

What type of parking do you have?
Parking is all level. Group drop off, motorcoach & handicapped parking are located right up front. General parking allows guests to stroll the beautiful horse walk and meet the 4-legged stars of the show.

What type of handicap seating/accessibility do you have?
Same level handicap seating is available near our restrooms. The handicap seating is located on the top row of the theater to allow easy access to restroom facilities and seating with no stairs. Wireless headsets and ASL interpreters are available for hearing impaired guests. Advance notice is required.

Does Dolly Parton visit the Dixie Stampede?
Yes, Dolly does visit on occasion, although she’s a very busy lady. Luckily, Dolly appears in the show nightly through the magic of video.

Are booster seats available?
Yes, booster seats are available but a child's ticket must be purchased to use one.

Does Dixie Stampede provide sign language interpreters?
Yes. They require a two-week notice, though. The cost of the interpreter is covered by Dixie Stampede.   

What if I/we don’t want to be searched?  
Our policy to conduct bag searches and electronic scanning is to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. If you/your party do not wish to go through this process, we understand, but cannot allow entry without the screening process being completed.

If you state that you will not participate or do not wish to go through our entry screening process, we understand, and we will be happy to authorize a refund for you/your party.

What items are you looking for in the bag search? 
For the safety and security of guests, the bag search is looking for any and all prohibited, illegal, and/or suspicious Items.

Can I bring in my weapon? I am a concealed carry permit holder (or off-duty police officer). 

In accordance with our policy, weapons are not allowed in our facility.