Smoky Mountain Opry to remain closed for the remainder of 2020

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This week, representatives with the Smoky Mountain Opry announced that the Opry will not be planning to reopen for the remainder of the 2020 season.

The Smoky Mountain Opry debuted their ninth season on Feb. 28 with all new musical numbers, only to close their doors less than three weeks later due to coronavirus concerns.

While most news outlets, such as WATE and WVLT, are reporting that the Smoky Mountain Opry will be closed for the rest of the season, the Smoky Mountain Opry business pages on Facebook and Instagram seem to have been deactivated.

The Google listing for the Smoky Mountain Opry is currently marked as “permanently closed.” The Opry’s former website redirects users to a website called, which lists the other World Choice Investment dinner shows — Dolly Parton’s Stampede, Pirates Voyage, Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud and The Comedy Barn Theater.

The staff at has reached out to a representative with the Dolly Parton Company for comment and clarification about the Smoky Mountain Opry closure.

Currently, the Dolly Parton Stampede is taking reservations beginning July 4, while Pirates Voyage and The Comedy Barn Theater ticket calendar now begins on June 10. 

The Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud is now open.

Visit the CDC website and the Tennessee Department of Health website for the latest information about the coronavirus.

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