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Your Guide to All the Best Magic Shows in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains are a truly magical place…in more ways than one! In addition to their almost supernatural beauty, the Smokies are home to some of the country’s very best magicians. The nation’s leading illusionists are drawn to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg because the cities have established themselves as major hubs for family entertainment. Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to all the incredible magic shows in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.

Impossibilities with Chris Collins and Erik Dobell

Gatlinburg Needle where magic show in the Smokies “Impossibilities” is the only magic show in Gatlinburg, and it is proudly entertaining everyone who visits. Magical Comedian Chris Collins and Master Mentalist Erik Dobell bill their show as “An Evening of Magic, Mindreading and Mayhem,” so you know you’re in for a good time! Chris and Erik have been featured on America’s Got Talent and have performed everywhere from Las Vegas to South Korea. The show takes place in the Iris Theater at the base of the Gatlinburg Space Needle. 

Unbelievable Magic

Pigeon Forge’s Unbelievable Magic show has been voted the best family magic show by The International Magicians Society! Steven Best’s Unbelievable Magic is filled with fun for any age. Visitors will be wowed by amazing illusions and spectacular magic. There’s also some comedy and music incorporated into the show as well! Steven Best takes your classic sleight of hand tricks and hand trick illusions to a whole new level in this show as he impresses and entertains everyone in the audience. Hoping you have the chance to get involved? You’re in luck! Audience participation is also a big part of this Pigeon Forge magic show! This show is located at Steven Best’s Smoky Mountain Theater.

The Magic of Terry Evanswood

grand majestic theater in Pigeon ForgeTerry Evanswood is the longest running headliner in Pigeon Forge, and with good reason! He’s been performing in the Smoky Mountains for over 25 years! The Magic of Terry Evanswood takes place at the Grand Majestic Theater on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. It’s a one-of-a-kind show featuring classic sleight of hand tricks, large scale illusions, and Houdini style escapes. Terry has won the coveted Merlin Award, the magical equivalent of an Oscar, and is the only member of the Society of American Magicians to be endorsed by both David Copperfield and Harry Blackstone. It’s easy to see why The Magic of Terry Evanswood is one of the most popular magic shows in Pigeon Forge! 

Illusination! The Magic of Jason Hudy

One of the newest magic shows in Pigeon Forge is Illusination! The Magic of Jason Hudy. This show takes place in the Mountain of Entertainment Theater right along the Pigeon Forge Parkway. It’s a great show for all ages, where illusion and imagination collide. Watch jaw-dropping tricks, mind-boggling feats of magic, and even a few comedic moments! The show features world-class illusions, state-of-the-art effects, hilarious comedy, and audience participation! You might be the lucky one to get pulled on stage to help out with some tricks. This one-of-a-kind show is definitely one you don’t want to miss.

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