Dolly Parton’s Stampede Branson, MO

Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction1525 W. Hwy. 76Branson, MO 65616
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Experience the world’s most visited dinner attraction! Step inside Dolly Parton’s Stampede Branson arena for a fabulous four-course feast fit for the whole family. Enjoy world-class entertainment featuring 32 magnificent horses, equestrian feats, and a friendly competition. Plus, see the Canine Capers stunt dog relay only at the Dolly Parton Stampede Branson show.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. To reduce your wait time, do not arrive more than 45 minutes before your scheduled showtime.
  • Located in Branson, MO.
  • Strollers/carriers are not permitted in the building.
  • Bags may be searched for the safety and security of all guests.
  • 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 are available upon request. Remind your server when you are seated.
  • Bring cash to tip the server.
  • Ketchup and BBQ sauce now available.
  • Keep your dinner handi-wipe towelette for after dessert.


from Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction
Billed as Branson’s Most Fun Place to Eat, Dolly Parton's Stampede Branson, MO is a dinner and show like no other. Watch as 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders thrill you with daring feats of trick riding and friendly competition.

A thrilling and moving performance has been added to the show this season – combining the show’s equestrian stars, breathtaking aerial acrobatics, and original new music from Dolly herself aptly titled “Wild Horses”. The show culminates with an emotional musical conclusion set to a patriotic salute of Red, White, and Blue—featuring Color Me America, written and recorded by Dolly Parton herself.

As the action begins, you're served a fabulous Four-Course Feast meant to satisfy those delicious home-cooked, country-style cravings. The Stampede Branson menu includes:
  • Whole Rotisserie Chicken
  • Hickory Smoked Barbecued Pork Loin
  • Stampede's Original Creamy Vegetable Soup
  • Scrumptious Homemade Biscuit
  • Hot Buttered Corn on the Cob
  • Tasty Herb-basted Potato
  • Stampede's very own Specialty Dessert
  • Unlimited Coca-Cola, tea or coffee

Gluten-Free Feast includes:
  • Fruit Cup with peaches, grapes, pineapple & cherries
  • Gluten-Free Dinner Roll
  • Tender Whole Rotisserie Chicken
  • Hickory Smoked Barbecue Pork Loin
  • Buttery Corn on the Cob
  • Herb Basted Potato
  • Snickerdoodle Cookie
  • Unlimited Coca-Cola®, tea or coffee

Vegetarian Feast includes:
  • Original Creamy Vegetable Soup (soup is made with chicken broth)
  • Hot Homemade Biscuit
  • Fire Roasted Veggies with Quinoa and Multigrain Rice
  • Buttery Corn on the Cob
  • Herb Basted Potato
  • Hot Flaky Apple Turnover
  • Unlimited Coca-Cola®, tea or coffee

Arrive early and enjoy a leisurely stroll alongside the open-air stables to sneak a peek at the horses. It's your chance to meet the equine stars of the show up close and discover their flawless beauty.

Each year, Dolly Stampede Branson gets into the spirit of the holidays with a special Christmas show for the whole family. Become enchanted as workshop elves serve a Yuletide feast, and Santa arrives by sleigh. Toys come to life and holiday music abounds as we reveal a live Nativity scene. Even wise men on camels all say, "Merry Christmas!"— Stampede style.
Come see and taste what everyone is talking about. Dolly Parton’s Stampede Christmas show is more than just dinner and a show. It's a cherished tradition that your family will always remember.

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 arriving 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.

Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction Reviews

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Jon Norberg
Woodbury, MN
1 Review
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"Horsing around"
March 2023 NEW
What a fun time at Dollys Stampded! Food was great and the show is family friendly. Entertaining.
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Tip: Come hungry and every seat is a great seat

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sidney calloway
3 Reviews
"Just as good as I heard it was!"
March 2023 NEW
I have always wanted to see this show. It was really fun. The only reason I gave it four stars was the service was not 5 star, but would recommend it to everyone still!
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Tip: All of the seats are really good. Just get there early for the tickets.

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Daniel Boggs
Clarkton, MO
1 Review
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December 2022
Our tickets were ready upon arrival. The seats were great!!
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Christy Romazon
Ex Springs, MO
1 Review
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"Great family fun"
December 2022
We loved the Christmas Show! It was great! Our kids and grandkids loved it as well. Loved that it was fun and also had the real meaning of Christmas in it.
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Tip: Expect great food and a great show!

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George Wilson
Kansas City, KS
1 Review
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"Dolly review"
December 2022
Was a excellent show, we had been years ago but never to the Christmas show we really enjoyed it and the food was so gt
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bonnie chavez
1 Review
"Dilly parton's stampede"
December 2022
Absolutely wonderful. Great show. Too much food.chicken pork corn biscuit soup drink and dessert.was very good.great service.myst see if you come to branson
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Tip: Don't eat before the show. Go early.

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Faron Darbonne
1 Review
"Not worth the price"
November 2022
We have been going to the stampede for 30 years and since they changed the name it has changed.we went on 11-25-2022 the per show was a joke and the slushy machine on top floor was out out of order and the biscuits was not the same the looked and taste like can biscuits.
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Bruce Carrell
Belle Plaine, KS
7 Reviews
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"Not what it use to be!"
November 2022
Everything has changed since the name change because Dolly buckled to the (woke). even the show has changed. Not worth the money!!!!!!
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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.

When should I arrive for the show?

Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. To reduce your wait time, do not arrive more than 45 minutes before your scheduled showtime. 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.

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 do they serve at Dolly Parton's Stampede?

Dolly Parton's Stampede tickets include a fabulous four-course feast. Their menu includes a hot homemade biscuit, the Stampede's original creamy vegetable soup (creamy vegetable soup is made with chicken stock), whole rotisserie chicken, hickory-smoked barbecue pork loin, corn on the cob, herb-basted potato, specialty dessert, plus all the coffee, tea, or Coca-Cola you desire. Vegetarian meals are available by special request with advance notice. Vegetarian meal includes original creamy vegetable soup (made with chicken broth), homemade biscuit, fire-roasted veggies with quinoa and multigrain rice, corn on the cob, herb-basted potato, and apple turnover dessert. The gluten-free meal consists of no soup, biscuit, or apple turnover. The Stampede replaces those items with a steamed vegetable medley and snickerdoodle cookie. And if you love the Creamy Vegetable Soup or chicken seasoning, they’re available as a take-home mix in the gift shop!

Does Dolly Parton's Stampede Branson have an intermission?

There is no intermission at the Dolly Parton's Stampede in Branson.

What is the size of the theater?

Dolly Parton's Stampede Branson's 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.

How long is Dolly Parton's Stampede show?

The show is approximately 1.5 hours long.

If my child is under 3 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 does Dolly Parton's Stampede Branson have?

Same-level handicap seating is available near the 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.

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?

The theater's policy to conduct bag searches and electronic scanning is to ensure the safety of guests and staff. If you/your party do not wish to go through this process, they 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, they understand, and will be happy to authorize a refund for you/your party.

What items are they looking for in the bag search?

For the safety and security of guests, the bag search/screening 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 theater policy, weapons are not allowed in the facility.