Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures

The Most Exciting Place To Eat

The great traditions of the Smoky Mountain people are proud and steeped in history. Food, Faith, and Family is the fiber that is woven throughout these mountains along with rivalry and romance. Our story as told by Dolly Parton herself, and our resident storyteller AppleJack, is filled with music, laughter, edge-of-your-seat special effects, thrilling specialty acts, competitions, and romance– the type that brings families together. This riveting, high energy and romantic production is a non-stop, exciting journey taking guests back to a time that tells a tale of Dolly’s own family history that includes a special love story on how Avie Lee Owens and Lee Parton got together and became Dolly’s Mom and Dad. However, it was not before a bit of competition had taken place between the Partons and Owens in the Great Smoky Mountain Family Contests. At Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner & Show, you’ll make unforgettable memories as you cheer on The Partons or Owens in a world class dinner and show.

Arrive Early

More fun before the show! Be sure to arrive early to see and hear the sights and sounds of Bass Mercantile. Find that special something for a special someone! Plus, kids of all ages can be transformed into a hearty Mountaineer or a beautiful Mountain Princess!

Home Cooked Feast

The Great Smoky Mountain Family Competition can’t start until everyone’s had their fill of the best mountain cookin’ in the Smokies! We have prepared a hearty mountain feast with four courses of mouth-watering goodness!

Let’s Compete

Cheer on your team for a demonstration of unbelievable ability and agility during a head to head competition at the annual Great Smoky Mountain Family Contests! It all begins with the best competitor from each family. Can these proud country boys settle this rivalry once and for all? Your heart will start pumping as soon as the competition begins!

Adventures and a spectacular old-fashioned Hootenanny feast await as the mountains are filled with high-flying action, music and more!

Main Show

The great traditions of the Smoky Mountain people are proud and steeped in history. Food, Faith, and Family is the fiber that is woven throughout these mountains along with rivalry and romance. Our story as told our resident storyteller AppleJack, is filled with music, laughter, edge-of-your-seat special effects, thrilling specialty acts, competitions, and romance– the type that brings families together. This riveting, high energy production is a non-stop, exciting journey taking guests back to the 1930’s when there was conflict between the Mountain and Holler families and they competed in the Great Smoky Mountain Family Contest. At Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner & Show, you’ll make unforgettable memories as you cheer on The Partons or Owens in a world class dinner and show.