Cooter’s in the Valley (Luray) is the newest location of the popular Cooter’s franchises. Long a “must-see” destination in Gatlinburg and Nashville, Tennessee, Cooter’s is a tribute to the beloved television series “The Dukes of Hazzard.” It features a “Dukes” shop, a museum filled with memorabilia from the show, and Daisy’s Dixie Diner. The museum includes props, costumes, backstage photos, and several vehicles from the series, including the General Lee Dodge Charger, Boss Hogg’s Cadillac and Cooter’s tow truck. The store also features live musical events and regular visits from “Dukes” cast members.
Live entertainment is featured every weekend with special guest appearances on select dates. Ben Jones aka “Cooter” performs with the Cooter’s Garage Band and meets and greets with fans.
On July 14 & 15, 2018 Catherine Bach “Daisy” will be at Cooter’s for a Meet & Greet and signing autographs from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
On September 1, 2018 Cooter’s Shenandoah Jamboree will be performing with special guide Rick Hurst “Cletus” from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
There are more events throughout the season so check the website for updates.
Cooter’s in the Valley is owned and operated by Ben Jones, who portrayed Cooter the mechanic on “The Dukes of Hazzard,” and his wife Alma Viator.