Black Bear Jamboree Dinner Show

An insider’s review and tips of The Black Bear Jamboree in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. Save money with discounts and Black Bear Jamboree coupons and have a great time at this excellent dinner show in Pigeon Forge!

The Black Bear Jamboree Dinner Show is Now the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud. Information below is for historical purposes.

What They Say

Are you hungry as a bear and want to see a great show too?

Then don’t miss the Black Bear Jamboree Dinner and Show Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! The 10 million-dollar theatrical extravaganza includes extraordinary sets, elaborate costumes, state-of-the-art lighting, colorful lasers, surround sound and a large award-winning cast. The show tells the story of the Legendary Black Bear Jamboree. It is said that once a year, all the black bears in the Great Smoky Mountains gather together in a secret mountain cave, where they celebrate with food, dance and song.

Black Bear JamboreeJoin these amazing creatures for a fabulous Country feast and fantastic variety show as you watch the Black Bear Jamboree‘s ultra-talented cast of actors, singers, dancers and musicians entertain the bears. If you listen closely, you can hear their favorite music from High-flying Country to Bluegrass, as well as Gospel, 50’s and Broadway tunes all while enjoying a fabulous country feast in Pigeon Forge, TN.


What The Insider Says
I drove by the Black Bear Jamboree in Pigeon Forge for three years until I finally decided to go to this Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge one evening. I had this vision of Chuck E. Cheese and entertainment suited for children and was never interested in going. Fortunately I was very wrong as this Pigeon Forge Dinner Show ended up being one of my favorites! What I like about this dinner show is that it provides an “experience” more than anything. As you enter the building, you hear bluegrass music along with birds chirping and even a flowing waterfall inside. Before you enter the actual theater, they take your picture in front of a “green screen” and then place you into a mountain scene that fits the season. They take your picture for free, so why not do it? It may end up being your favorite picture of you and your family in Pigeon Forge!

As you enter the Black Bear Jamboree Theater, you’re seated at your reserved table by a friendly host or hostess. At this point, you can stay parked in your seat for the entire dinner show (2 hours) as the staff takes care of everything! Unless of course you need to go to the bathroom…then you’re on your own. Your waiter or waitress immediately takes your drink order and brings hot rolls…followed by an incredible vegetable soup…followed by a plate full of ribs, chicken, green beans, potatoes, and corn on the cob…and finally followed by a chocolate dessert. If you don’t eat meat (gasp) you can request their vegetarian plate. You’re missing out though! The food is amazing!

As you eat your meal, the Black Bear Jamboree Band plays some tunes you’re likely to know. They are a talented group that gets the evening started off on the right foot. Just about the time you finish dinner, the band wraps up and you’re given a 15 minute intermission to do whatever you do when you finish eating a huge, tasty meal. Once intermission is over, the show begins!

As I said, I was expecting a show geared towards children, but there is literally something for everyone in this show. There are the bears for kids, a good-looking & talented cast, a story line, and music from the 50’s, broadway, country, gospel, and more. I don’t want to give everything away, but this show would please the entire family from grandchildren to grandparents. The food is excellent and the show is icing on the cake as it is my favorite among Pigeon Forge Dinner Shows. Do not miss this one! Also, they tend to give discounts to their other shows such as The Comedy Barn when you purchase tickets, so be sure to ask if they have any specials or coupons!

If you’re going to see any Dinner Shows in Pigeon Forge then make this one of them! The Blackbear Jamboree Dinner Show is located right beside WonderWorks.

Good for ages

3 & up

15 thoughts on “Black Bear Jamboree Dinner Show”

  1. The black bear jamboree dinner show is great for the entire family. the price is great for a dinner and musical show. It is like being at broadway at times.

  2. i been to black bear 4 times.and it get better every time.it a show you have to see.it great.they own other show to.every one is great to.if you going to pigeon forge you got to go to these shows.

  3. We just went to this show Saturday and absolutely loved it. My kids loved it. They are 8 and 3. The food was great and the show was awesome. In my opinion this show is much better than the Dixie Stampede. We will be coming back.

  4. I’ve been to the Black Bear 4 times….I LOVE it….We even took our grandkids a few years ago & they loved it also….It is always wonderful and entertaining. I’ll go again when I get a chance.

  5. We have been to your show a couple of times over the years,and the food and show were both great. We liked the soup so well that you serve that we would like to order some if you have a sight where you can order it. Would greatly appreciate it if you could let me know. Thank you.

  6. Looking for a gentlemen named RON who I worked with last year on a package plan – which turned out great. If RON is still “in the building”, please let me know how to contact him. Would love to repeat the same package plan he helped us with before.

    Many thanks, June Harrell Fhsr30@aol.com

  7. Sign read “New Show”. Bought tickets and went in. Meal was ok but the show was awful. Guys prancing like little ballerinas’. Isn’t Black Bear Jamboree supposed to be something like COUNTRY? 50’s thru 70’s music for almost the whole show. Some country music at the end. Very disappointed. Will never go back.

  8. This show was fantastic! The food was delicious and the entertainment was wonderful! The price was great for what you got, and I look forward to going again!

  9. Apparently it’s not Black Bear anymore…it’s Hatfield & McCoy show. Too bad, Black Bear sounded so cute!

  10. HI,

    Does anyone by chance have a Black Bear t-shirt that they would part with? I don’t even know if they sold them, I’m working on a gift and REALLY need one of these shirts!

    please email
    yankecwgrl@hotmail.com

    thank you!

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