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Ahoy Matey! Have you heard the news? Dolly Parton is bringing a new dinner show to Pigeon Forge! Get ready to enjoy a 4-course feast as you celebrate the pirate spirit at the Pirates Voyage dinner attraction. We’ve got all the details on Dolly Parton’s pirate-themed dinner show that’s coming to Pigeon Forge:
Take a Tour of Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show
Dolly Parton’s Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show will have a soft opening on May 24, when its first show is set to take place. On June 7, the dinner show attraction in Pigeon Forge will hold a grand opening, which Dolly Parton herself will be a part of! On April 23, members of the media got to visit Pirates Voyage to see how the attraction was coming along. The arena features a 300,000-gallon indoor water stage with a 15-foot lagoon and two 25-foot pirate ships. The cast includes aerialists, platform and springboard divers, performers who work with fire, tumblers, and more. All are certified divers! The show will also feature sea lions and sea birds who are a part of the educational enclosure at the front of the dinner show attraction. Watch the video from WBIR below to get a sneak peak inside Dolly Parton’s Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show:
Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show Opening in May
Construction is underway at the Pirates Voyage theater in Pigeon forge! Construction began in January and is set to be completed in May. The Pirates Voyage website has the first show date listed as Friday, May 24 at 6 p.m. The 20-member cast has already begun show rehearsals and training for the acrobatic and diving skills that are used by the pirates and mermaids in the show! The construction project is a $9 million project, in addition to the initial investment in the property for a total of $28 million. Watch the video below to see the Pirates Voyage Theater start to take shape!
About Dolly Parton’s Pirate-Themed Dinner Show
Dolly Parton announced on Thursday, Oct. 4 that she is bringing her Pirates Voyage dinner attraction to Pigeon Forge! The show has had a lot of success in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, so Parton wanted to introduce it to the Smoky Mountains as well. The attraction is located adjacent to The Island in Pigeon Forge and features a 30,000 square-foot arena that seats nearly 700 guests. There are plans for a stage for Crimson and Sapphire pirates to battle on deck, in the water, and in the sky above their full-sized pirate ships in a 15-foot-deep indoor lagoon. Visitors can expect to enjoy acrobatic competitions, special effects, live animals, and original music by Parton and Mark Brymer. The audience will also have the opportunity to take part in the competition! As for dinner, you know Dolly Parton’s dinner shows never disappoint. Enjoy a four-course pirate feast at the show! The menu will include new items like the Walk the Plank Peach Turnover, as well as all your favorites like creamy vegetable soup and fried chicken.
Site construction began in early January.
Other Dolly Parton Projects
It’s no surprise that Parton has kept herself busy lately! She recently announced her 8-part Netflix series, as well as the largest Dollywood expansion ever. Here is more information on the 2 projects:
Netflix Film Series – Parton’s Netflix series will consist of 8 movies. Each of the movies will be based on one of Parton’s songs, and Parton herself will appear in select episodes while executive producing the series. She said she wants the show to inspire and entertain families and people of all generations. The series is expected to premiere in fall 2019.
Dollywood Expansion – The 2019 Dollywood expansion, Wildwood Grove, is the largest expansion the park has seen! Wildwood Grove is a place for families to create memorable experiences that they can come back and repeat again and again. There will be family-friendly rides and more fun for everyone! Wildwood Grove opens on May 10.
More Information Coming Soon
Stay tuned for more information about Dolly Parton’s pirate-themed dinner show in Pigeon Forge! We will keep you up-to-date with all the latest details.
While you anxiously wait for Dolly Parton’s pirate-themed dinner show to open, enjoy some other Dolly-themed fun in the Smoky Mountains! Get your tickets to Dollywood and start planning your visit.