A trip to Branson, Missouri, would not be complete without a visit to Silver Dollar City. Whether you’re looking for thrilling rides, some of the best dining in the Ozarks, world-class entertainment, or unique shopping, there is something at Silver Dollar City for the whole family!
Silver Dollar City’s 2018 season kicks off with their spring event, the Festival of Wonder. This month-long party celebrates the incredible, with out-of-this-world performances and fantastic dining! For a truly unique musical experience, make sure to check out the Earth Harp Collective at Red Gold Heritage Hall. America’s Got Talent finalist William Close will astound audiences with the world’s longest playable stringed instrument. If music isn’t your thing, try out the acrobatic feats of the Balancing Wonders. These three acrobats will blow your mind with their death-defying stunts. When you’re finished watching the one-of-a-kind shows, make sure to sample one of the Festival of Wonder’s brand-new culinary delights. Whether it’s a variety of gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, Fry Bread Heaven, enormous sweet treats, or the tantalizing World of Bacon, there is something for almost everyone!
For a true slice of Americana, make sure to check out the Bluegrass and BBQ festival! Some of the top names in Bluegrass music come out for this internationally-acclaimed event. Come to see some of your old favorites and stay to discover the next big thing. While you’re enjoying this uniquely American style of music, you can enjoy some of Silver Dollar City’s delicious barbecue! Everyone can enjoy family-style All You Care to Eat Rib Feast. Nobody will leave hungry!
Summertime has never been more exciting than at Silver Dollar with their annual Star-Spangled Summer festival. This festival has something for the entire family. Everyone can enjoy the over 40 thrilling rides and attractions. The kids will have a blast at the Grand Exposition and Fireman’s Landing, and teens and grown-ups can enjoy heart-pumping rides such as Wildfire and Outlaw Run. When you’re ready for a bite to eat, stop by Reunion Hall for their kid-friendly buffet.
Enjoy every last second of Summer with Moonlight Madness! Silver Dollar City extends its hours to pack in even more fun with street dances every night, special deals in their shops and restaurants, and a special show at Echo Hollow followed by a nightly fireworks display. There are even some nights when the park is open until midnight!
For some of the most uplifting music around, stop by the Southern Gospel Picnic! The biggest names in Southern Gospel music come out for this special event and you can also enjoy scrumptious southern comfort food at venues throughout the park and at the House of Chicken and Fixin’s!
Fall is a time for craft fairs, and the country’s premiere craft festival is at none other than Silver Dollar City. The National Crafts and Cowboy Festival highlights artists from all over the country as well as shining a light on Silver Dollar City’s own talented resident craftspeople. You’ll take in the beautiful fall colors of the Ozarks while you enjoy demonstrations from ceramic artists, wood carvers, glass blowers, and more. Also featured during this unique festival is a Salute to the Great American Cowboy including a barn dance, performances by cowboy poets, and even an appearance by a herd of wild mustangs!
The year finishes up with the nostalgic sights, sounds, and tastes of An Old Time Christmas. Your whole family can enjoy the beauty and magic of Christmas in the Ozarks amidst over 5 million twinkling lights! This truly spectacular festival features first-class stage productions of two heartwarming and familiar stories: It’s a Wonderful Life and A Dickens’ Christmas Carol. Make sure to arrive at the park for the spectacular Christmas tree lighting and the Main Street parade. You won’t see anything else like it in the Ozarks! Finish up your Christmas shopping with special gifts from Silver Dollar City’s two dozen shops and make sure to ride the Steam Train for a Christmas carol singalong and a retelling of the Nativity story. Your family will never forget Christmas at Silver Dollar City!
Whether it’s summertime fun with the Star-Spangled Summer festival or the sights and sounds of An Old Time Christmas, there is plenty of fun at Silver Dollar City for the whole family all year long! Plan your trip to Branson, Missouri, today!
Where to stay when you visit Silver Dollar City.
Silver Dollar City is located on Indian Point a few short miles west of Branson. Traffic can back-up on the busiest days, so we suggest staying at one of Branson's Best hotels or motels. Our knowledgeable front desk staff can give you a map and outline the best time-saver routes to Silver Dollar City. Each property preapres a deluxe continental breakfast every morning, saving you money on breakfast. Each Branson's Best motel or hotel is located with easy access to Branson attractions, shows and Silver Dollar City. To learn more about lodging choices when you visit Silver Dollar City click here.