Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show Embarks on Sixth Season of Fun, Adventure in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge, TENNESSEE (Feb. 8, 2024) – Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show is bringing the thrill of the seven seas to the Smoky Mountains, as it sets sail for its sixth season on February 9. The infamous pirate Captain Blackbeard and his crew will take guests on a swashbuckling adventure that features pirates, mermaids, high seas escapades, acrobatics, animal antics and much more. This daring and dramatic tale immerses guests in the captivating endeavors of pirate legends, complemented with a captain’s feast to fuel an epic voyage guaranteed to create memories to last a lifetime. 

From Buccaneer Bay, a talented ensemble of characters seamlessly combines acrobatics, pyrotechnics, animal antics, music and all things pirate for an action-packed evening of family fun and excitement.Thrilling sword fights, blazing cannons and pirates scaling high above two full-sized pirate ships bring the exhilarating Pirates Voyage to life. Guests will experience thrills around every corner as the pirate crew engages in a gripping “battle” to lay claim to Davy Jones’ coveted treasure. Amidst the spectacle, enchanting mermaids gracefully perform high above the depth of Buccaneer Bay’s lagoon, while “Salty” the sea lion and other friendly castaways outsmart Captain Blackbeard through cleverness and their pirate wit. Then, the Crimson and Sapphire crews combine heroics and high-flying fun on land, through the skies, on deck and in the water of the show’s 15-foot-deep indoor lagoon. 

“My Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show is an unforgettable experience, with incredible performers that bring an exciting adventure to life,” Dolly Parton said. “I think everyone visiting here in the Smokies is going to love them as much as I do. The pirates and mermaids, the sea lions and all the special effects – there is so much going on in this show that it’s hard to figure out where to look!  I love feeling like a kid again watching everything come to life in my Pirates Voyage – no trip to Pigeon Forge is complete without it!” 

And as any pirate knows, searching for treasure can work up quite an appetite! So when visitors enter the arena for this swashbuckling spectacular, guests are served a hearty and delicious four-course feast straight from Captain Blackbeard’s galley. The meal begins with voyager creamy vegetable soup and buccaneer bread. The feast fit for a pirate continues with a cracklin’ pan-fried chicken made from the crew’s secret recipe, cob o’ buttery corn and much more. Apple o ’me eye pie and unlimited Coca-Cola® products, tea or coffee complete the meal. Vegetarian and gluten-free meals are available by request.

Show times and reservations are available by calling (865) 505-2469 or visiting


Dolly Parton’s dinner shows have operated since 1988, featuring special effects, musical productions, live animals and a four-course family feast. Dinner show venues, theaters, and restaurants for family fun and adventure can be found in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Branson, Missouri; and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction, Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show, Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud, The Comedy Barn Theater, and Frizzle Chicken Café.

Media Contacts: 

Ellen Liston: (865) 428-9629, (865) 919-7001 or [email protected]

Leah Hicks: (865) 774-8139, (865) 898-6925 or [email protected]