Entertainment & Dining Combined at Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO
When raising three kids including a teenage BOY, the words “I’m Full” are very rarely said in the Smith house! At the Dixie Stampede, not only did we have a great time but ALL THREE of my children left with smiles on their faces AND a full belly! Even my 14-year-old boy said he was FULL! MIRACLES do still happen!
The Entertainment at Dixie Stampede
My husband and I have been to the Dixie Stampede numerous times, this time we had a chance to see some all the new features added to the show since the last time we were there.
With thirty-two horses and a number of dogs, pigs, cattle, doves, and chickens, a group of talented riders, actors, and actresses take to the 32,000 square foot arena for an approximate two-hour show! The stunts will wow you, the competitions will excite you, and the patriotism will make American pride bubble inside you.
Guests are divided into two sections, the North and the South. Competitions throughout the show result in medals earned for whichever side wins. Selected guests are brought out to the arena to participate in a few of the competitions. The horse riders, pigs, dogs, and lumberjacks compete for the other competitions.
My daughter was selected to the competition where younger children chase chickens across the finish line. She may not have been the first to get the chickens across but she sure was cute doing it while being cheered on by the north side (our team for the night).
Did you know you can train a pig? I had no clue that was possible but those things sure were cute running a race while even jumping the hurtles! Trainers also train all the dogs that the Dixie Stampede rescues. It was pretty impressive to watch!
Skeeter & Nugget MADE the show with Skeeter’s hilarious actions. I won’t spoil the fun. All I will say is that he is entertaining for kids as well as adults!
The Food at Dixie Stampede
You can’t go to the Dixie Stampede without leaving with a full belly! The 4-course delicious meal is finger lickin’ good. Literally. Everything is to be eaten with your fingers. No silverware is given. My son was telling everyone that it is the first full 4-course meal he has ever been allowed to eat with ONLY his hands.
Their Creamy Vegetable Soup was one of my family’s favorites. Drank straight out of the bowl or eaten by drenching the yummy biscuit, the soup was very creamy with a rich flavoring.
The Four Course Meal Included:
- A Whole Rotisserie Chicken
- Hickory Smoked BBQ Pork Loin
- Dixie Stampede’s Original Creamy Vegetable Soup
- Homemade Biscuit
- Buttered Corn on the Cob
- Herb-Based Potato
- Apple Pastry
- Unlimited Pepsi, Tea, Water, Lemonade, or Coffee
Horses and Carriage Room Pre-Show
Prior to entering the building, horses are on display in the outdoor stalls allowing visitors a chance to get photos and meet the majestic horses.
If the food and show aren’t enough for the money, the Carriage Room pre-show offers an additional 50 minutes of entertainment prior to the main show. No one wants to be late when going to a show but sometimes the wait can get awfully boring. Not at the Dixie Stampede.
Snacks and drinks are available while being entertained with music and comedy in the Carriage Room prior to the arena doors opening.
We had a hooting, hollering, finger lickin’ good time at the Dixie Stampede in Branson, MO.
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