If you have kids who have ever dreamed of being a cowboy or cowgirl, now is their chance at the Dixie Stampede! This wonderful event features a variety of fun activities that are sure to be the highlight of your children’s vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains! Here is everything you need to know about bringing your kids to the Whoadeo event at the Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge:
What IS a Whoadeo?!?
Dixie Stampede’s Whoadeo is a special kid’s rodeo open that takes place on Saturday, October 1, 2017. The event includes exciting activities such as stick horse competitions, a parade of stick horses, costume contests and a free outdoor carnival! Kids who have registered for the event will enjoy competing in the Dixie Stampede arena as they race against other kids in stick horse barrel races and other fun games! There will be trophies awarded in each competition for the three age brackets 3 to 5, 6 to 9 and 10 to 12.
Who Can Participate in the Whoadeo?
The event is open to children ages 3 to 12, and the only item needed to compete in the Whoadeo is a stick horse that can be homemade or purchased from a store. Every Whoadeo participant receives a complimentary Dixie Stampede admission ticket to the 3:30 pm dinner show on October 1st. Each participant also receives a one-day child’s ticket to Dollywood and a Kid’s Club backpack from Food City while supplies last! Please note that all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the event.
How to Register Your Children for the Event
To register your children for the Whoadeo event, head over to the Dixie Stampede beginning at 8 AM on Saturday, October 1st. The Dixie Stampede is conveniently located at 3489 Parkway in Pigeon Forge, TN, just minutes from Gatlinburg and Sevierville. The Parade of Horses and stick horse races kick off at 9:45 am in the arena so be sure to leave plenty of time for registration!
Where to Stay
If you are looking for the perfect family accommodations near the Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, stay in the cabins from Alpine Mountain Chalets! Our beautiful cabin rentals have everything that your family needs for a delightful vacation in the Smoky Mountains. You and your kids will love the location of our properties where you can fully enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the mountains while being just minutes from Pigeon Forge. Our cabins feature full kitchens with modern amenities so that you can easily prepare meals each day without a fuss and save money from dining out at restaurants! As if that wasn’t enough, our cabins also have amenities such as bubbling hot tubs, home theater systems, pool tables and more!
Check out all of our cabins in the Smoky Mountains today to stay near the Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge. We look forward to seeing your family soon at Alpine Mountain Chalets!