Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction in Branson, MO

Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction1525 W. Hwy. 76Branson, MO 65616
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Dolly Parton's Stampede is the World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction. Experience our 32 magnificent horses, Return of the Buffalo, hilarious racing pigs, 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.


from Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction
The World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction, Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson presents its largest, most high-spirited adventure ever. Featuring a rousing overture highlighted by 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders, Dolly’s Stampede 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 set to Dolly’s original song, “COLOR ME AMERICA”.

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

Dolly Parton's 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 are shown above. Please arrive an hour before to stroll the beautiful horse walk and Carriage Room pre-show.

In November and December, Dolly Parton's 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 Dolly Parton's 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. Dolly Parton's 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

437 Reviews
Shauna Kitchens
Belleville, AR
1 Review
Verified Traveler
May, 2018 NEW
This was truly an amazing experience! The preshow itself was work the price of admission. The food was delicious and the entertainment was outstanding. My 4 year old niece said this was her favorite part of the trip beating out Silver Dollar City and an arcade.
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donna holt
sapulpa, OK
1 Review
Verified Traveler
May, 2018 NEW
If you have never been here it is a must.The show is amazing and mesmerizing and the food is delicious you will not leave hungry. And the staff is on point. The gentleman we checked in with his name is Kyle he went above and beyond to make the first stop of our experience enjoyable. Thank You we will be back.
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Stephen Capps
Jacksonvile, AR
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
May, 2018 NEW
Food was great, show was amazingly good.
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Tip: Show up for the preshow, we didnt know there was a pre show and it looked good

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Krystal McManus
West Monroe, LA
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great Experience"
May, 2018 NEW
We really enjoyed our experience. It was a great show w a great staff. Come hungry bc u get plenty of food.
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Tip: Get there at least an hour early and go see the horses, and u can watch a show in the Carriage room. Have some cash so u can tip your waiter or waitress bc they definitely work hard.

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TeAsia Hill
Kansas City, MO
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great Show and Customer Service"
May, 2018 NEW
this was my husband and I second time attending the show although it was the same exact show a year ago we LOVED it. We also LOVE the food and the fact that the show really involves the crowd.
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Tip: there are live animals and the show is GREAT

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amy hannold
Broken Arrow, OK
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
April, 2018 NEW
Love it.
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Jenna Waddill
Jonesboro, AR
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Neat Experience"
April, 2018 NEW
I've been to Branson several times, but never visited this show. It was actually way better than I was expecting. Very talented equestrians. Very impressive show all around. Food was really good as well. My group was happy that we checked this out!
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Tip: You eat 100% with your hands. It's a tad messy but they have wipes, etc.

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Lisa Nelson
Camdenton, MO
1 Review
Verified Traveler
April, 2018 NEW
Awesome show.
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Tip: Great service and friendly staff. Show was amazing.

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St. Louis
"Always fun "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 22, 2018 NEW
I have been to Dixie Stampede several times, Branson and Tennessee. We had a party of 6 and everyone had a great time. A little pricey but a (good) dinner and (great) show. Definitely worth going, I will again.
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"So fun! "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 21, 2018 NEW
We had a blast! The show was great, we loved all the animals and talented performers. The food was very good. The staff was super nice and service was excellent. The picked my kiddo to help out during the show which was fun for her and us.
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Marion, Kansas
"Great family experience"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 21, 2018 NEW
Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner attraction is one of the must experience attractions in Branson. They have a great pre-show as well as a top notch horse and rider show. They have competition to get evryone involved and the food is great. You better get your tickets early because they are almost always full.
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 21, 2018 NEW
This was not something that I was planning ever to do. Ok, I'm a city, liberal guy. But this was so much fun! Audience participation was contagious. The show continue to amaze me. The food was plentiful and good. Even though it was a full house everything moved like a well-oiled machine. The catch to enjoying this experience is to ignore the rewriting of history and enjoy it for what it is - a show.
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Tara E
"Great show! "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 20, 2018 NEW
Food is just ok, but it's the show that is a must see. Enjoyable pre show, great performances. Loved the rescued shelter dogs - touched my heart. Horses are beautiful and healthy looking, the crowd participation events were fun to watch.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction

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 Dolly Parton's Stampede?
Yes. The Carriage Room Show features the Comedy of Dick Franco just prior to the main arena 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. Dolly Parton's 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 Dolly Parton's Stampede?
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 Dolly Parton's Stampede Horsewalk.

Are cameras, audio or video recording allowed at the show?
No, cameras and recording devices are not allowed. Dolly Parton's Stampede has professional photographers on-site who take your family or group photo at the beginning of your Dolly Parton's 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 Dolly Parton's Stampede photo to friends and loved ones.

What type of meal is served at Dolly Parton's Stampede?
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 Dolly Parton's Stampede. However, there is a 15-minute break between the Carriage Room pre-show and the main arena spectacular.

What is the size of the theater?
The performance arena is 35,000 square feet.

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

Approximately how long is the Dolly Parton's Stampede?
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 Dolly Parton's 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 Dolly Parton's Stampede provide sign language interpreters?
Yes. They require a two-week notice, though. The cost of the interpreter is covered by Dolly Parton's 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.