The Best Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge: 7 Tips for First-Time Visitors

lumberjack climbing pole at lumberjack feud
December 5, 2023

Are you planning to visit our Smoky Mountain attraction for the first time? We’ve made a list of the top tips families should know before coming to Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud. Even if you have seen our show before, you’ll definitely want to find out what makes us the best dinner show in Pigeon Forge and why you should come again!

1. Don’t miss our Christmas show.

Throughout the month of December and into the first week of January, our Christmas show is a great way to add some merriment to your vacation! In addition to a delicious holiday-themed meal, you can take free photos with Santa before the show in front of our massive Christmas tree and enjoy the show that’s been sprinkled with an extra dose of festive cheer!

2. Arrive at least 45 minutes early.

cross cuts event at Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud

One of the most important tips we can tell first-time visitors is to arrive at least 45 minutes early. That way you can get your food and find a spot in our outdoor grandstands in plenty of time before the show begins. You won’t want to miss a second of the thrilling competition between the Dawsons and the McGraws, so we recommend giving yourself more time than you think you’ll need to get here and get settled, especially if you have a larger group or small children.

3. Bring your appetite!

Did we mention that we serve a hearty supper at our lumberjack show? No one will go hungry since we provide a delicious Southern meal, complete with a drink and dessert. If you need something a little extra, our concession stand has snacks and fresh popcorn available. Once you’ve experienced our comfort food and watched the feuding families compete in high-stakes logger sports, you’ll immediately understand why we are the best dinner show in Pigeon Forge!

4. Head over to Lumberjack Square for shopping and snacks.

lumberjack square

Before or after the show, schedule some time to explore the Lumberjack Square shops, where you’ll find unique stores and a great selection of snacks and sweet treats, everything from a milkshake bar to a candy shop!

5. Stay after the show to meet the performers.

Don’t leave our outdoor amphitheater right as the show ends! We highly recommend staying and greeting the talented lumberjacks and lumberjills. They are happy to speak with you and take photos, so you’ll have lots of fond memories about your time at the best dinner show in Pigeon Forge.

6. Ask about discounts and group rates.

lumberjack show

Our Pigeon Forge lumberjack show is popular with families and couples of all ages, and we can even accommodate large groups. Reach out to us about our group rates, senior and veteran discounts, as well as disability accommodations. Veterans or first responders who show a valid ID upon arrival will receive a 25% discount! Plus, you can save even more money since kids 3 years old and under are free!

7. Buy tickets online for the best price.

We are proud to be a family-friendly and affordable show, and you can save even more money by simply buying your tickets ahead of time. Purchasing them online is easy and eliminates the need to wait in line to buy them at the ticket window when you arrive.

We hope these tips are helpful and that you’ll come and see for yourself why we are the best dinner show in Pigeon Forge. Get your supper show tickets today and get ready to experience true Southern hospitality, great food, and phenomenal entertainment!