5 Can’t-Miss Shows in the Smoky Mountains
Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains are famous for their family-friendly shows! When you drive along the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, you will find a great selection of music revues, comedy shows, magic acts, and even more wonderful entertainment. To help you make the most of your next vacation, The Lodge at Five Oaks has put together a guide to five of the very best shows in the Smoky Mountains.
1. Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud
The Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud is a hilarious show starring the world’s most famous fightin’ families. Jampacked with feats of strength, music, and laugh out loud comedy, this popular show follows the Hatfield and McCoy clans as they try to settle their longstanding feud once and for all. In addition to the phenomenal entertainment, guests at the Dinner Feud will also enjoy a mouthwatering Southern feast featuring fried chicken, pulled pork, and all of your favorite sides.
2. Country Tonite
Country Tonite is another one of the most buzzed-about shows in the Smoky Mountains. Starring a band of extremely talented musicians, singers, and dancers, the Country Tonite cast performs toe-tapping renditions of classic country hits and today’s chart-toppers. In between the musical numbers, host Kevin Wilson and comic relief Bubba The Redneck Ranger keep the crowd in stitches with their tried-and-true double act.
3. The Wonders of Magic
Hosted at the WonderWorks indoor amusement park, The Wonders of Magic show stars the critically acclaimed magician Terry Evanswood. Endorsed by legends like David Copperfield and Harry Blackstone, Jr., Evanswood has won a Merlin Award, which is the magical equivalent of an Oscar. At The Wonders of Magic show, Evanswood wows audiences with his sleight of hand, card tricks, and large-scale illusions. Audience participation is a big part of the show, so you might just end up on stage!
4. The Comedy Barn
If you’re looking for a good laugh during your vacation, you can’t beat The Comedy Barn! This hysterical show stars comedians, jugglers, ventriloquists, magicians, dancers, musicians, and trained animals who are guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles with laughter. All of the comedy in the show is completely clean and kid-friendly, so you can bring the whole family to the theater.
5. Smoky Mountain Opry
The Smoky Mountain Opry is the biggest variety show in town. Housed in a multi-million dollar theater, this world-class production features incredible singing, dancing, comedy, and special effects. The music at the Opry spans virtually every genre, with Motown, disco, country, rock, and oldies in the mix. The high-flying aerial performers are always a highlight of the show!
Where to Stay in the Smokies
When you stay at The Lodge at Five Oaks, you will be just a short drive from all of these awesome shows in the Smoky Mountains. Steeped in the history of the Smokies, our farmhouse-inspired lodge features hardwood floors, extra-comfy bedding, and a complimentary breakfast each morning. Of course, we also provide all of the modern amenities you expect on vacation, such as free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, walk-in showers, fire pits, and a swimming pool with a waterslide. To start planning your getaway, browse our selection of beautiful hotel rooms!