Laughter is the Best Medicine

We’ve all heard “laughter is the best medicine.” And it’s true. When you’re feeling overwhelmed, a little under the weather, or just having a bad day, anything to make you laugh is a much-appreciated remedy. If you need a boost, Pigeon Forge has the fix, with an impressive lineup of comedy shows to keep you laughing.

Amazing Animals – Exotic Animal & Pet Show |2775 Parkway, Pigeon Forge |865.428.5222
The Comedy Critters at The Comedy Barn’s Amazing Animals show are sure to put a smile on your face and keep the kids laughing. The animals – everything from cats, dogs, and parrots to pigs and a mini donkey – have performed all over the country, including on Animal Planet and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Need another reason to smile? You’ll save $5 of full-price adult tickets when you stay with Cabins for YOU!

The Comedy Barn Theater | 2775 Parkway, Pigeon Forge | 800.295.2844
Jugglers, ventriloquists, fire eaters, magicians, family-friendly comedy, country and gospel music. You never know what a night at The Comedy Barn Theater has in store for you! There’s even a mind-reading pig and a special Christmas show during the holidays.
Save$5 on full-price adult tickets with Cabins for YOU

Country Tonite Theatre | 129 Showplace Blvd, Pigeon Forge | 800.792.4308
Comedy shows will have you laughing, lively country music will have you tapping your toes, and dazzling lights and costumes are the icing on the cake at the Country Tonite Theatre. It’s also the only show in the area with youth performers; kids will definitely love seeing them up on stage! Plus, you’ll get 1 ticket per reservation when you stay with Cabins for YOU!

Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud | 119 Music Road, Pigeon Forge | 865.908.7469
You’ll definitely be laughing as you watch the Hatfields and McCoys duke it out on stage, with a blend of songs, dancing, stunts, and tons of comedy all throughout the night. And if a night of comedy isn’t enough, pair it with the all-you-can-eat Granny’s Southern Homestyle Feast that includes fried chicken, pulled pork, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, dessert, and more!
Save $5 on full-price adult tickets with Cabins for YOU

Smith Morning Variety Show | 2046 Parkway, Pigeon Forge | 800.768.1170
Start your morning off right every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with comedy, impersonations, and music at the Smith Morning Variety Show! It’s a family-friendly show that blends pop, country, and gospel music to appeal to all ages!
Save $5 on full-price adult tickets with Cabins for YOU

These Pigeon Forge shows are sure to leave you laughing, but if you’ll be spending some time in Gatlinburg as well, you’ll have even more options. At Guy Michaels Comedy Hypnosis, audience participation is #1. You can get in on the fun or watch as the board-certified hypnotist and hypnotherapist Guy Michaels has you laughing until you cry. Or get tickets for a show at Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre & Music Hall, a Broadway-style theatre that blends hilarious comedy with audience participation for a night you won’t forget. The 2017 season brings Ramblings of a Plaid Mind, Cowboy! The Life & Times of Billy Kincaid, and Mistletoe & Malarkey! At Impossibilities Magic Show, enjoy magic and mind reading – and a healthy dose of comedy – with the whole family.

Just as “laughter is the best medicine,” so it goes that “music is good for the soul.” The Great Smoky Mountains doesn’t disappoint in that category either, with live music all throughout the year. You can tap your toes to the music in the Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler in downtown Gatlinburg, have drink while you enjoy live music at Smoky Mountain Brewery, dance at Three Jimmy’s, sit back and enjoy the show at the Smoky Mountain Opry, or stroll the Parkway during the holidays or in summer to hear stories and songs from costumed performers during Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales!

Even Dollywood offers live music in the form of Broadway-style shows, along with its incredible production of the Festival of Nations, which takes you on a virtual tour around the world. It features talented singers, dancers, and artists from around the world, showcasing the cultures of Africa, Poland, the Andes Mountains, the Swiss Alps, the Caribbean, Ireland, and much more! If you love live music (and good food), it’s an event you don’t want to miss!