Old Time Christmas Festival Illuminates Silver Dollar City
With seasonal treasures to awe and inspire, Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas Festival can make any family's Christmas the most spectacular. Some of the highlights include first class, live entertainment, stunning light displays, amusement rides, hot holiday meals, gourmet beverages and thousands of festive treats to temp the pallet and please the soul. This wonder-filled festival is also the perfect place to begin or renew a family holiday tradition with Christmas at Silver Dollar City. When planning your magical Christmas vacation in Branson, be sure to consult the Silver Dollar City schedule and reserve your Silver Dollar City tickets online.
Silver Dollar City Christmas Lights
When you first arrive it's impossible to miss the staggering amount of lights, totaling near 4 million. The Christmas glow is tangible and casts its ray of cheer to crowds of people, sharing the spirit of holiday family fun. It's an entire city gathered together to sing, laugh, eat, and enjoy all the splendors of Christmas. And every evening the spectacular Tree Lighting Celebration shows off the 5-story Christmas tree on the square and its amazing music and light effects. This towering tree beams with over 250,000 lights that blink and gleam to such famous favorites as 'Carol of the Bells.'
Santa Claus at Silver Dollar City
And if these lights aren't moving fast enough for you, then Santa's sleigh will satisfy as it proudly glides through the Holiday Light Parade. Shining bright with over 80,000 lights, this parade rides through the city each evening and will illuminate every inch of the way. For some extra quality time with Kris Kringle himself, the Kringles Krossing will be open for any and all visitors. Bring your holiday wishes and dreams right to Santa's doorstep and take a peek at his top-secret sleigh riding routes.
Christmas Music at Silver Dollar City
There is no shortage of musical entertainment at the Old Time Christmas Festival either. The Vienna Boys Choir has crossed continents to perform at Silver Dollar City and treat the festival guests to its beautiful harmonies. With an impressively wide array of holiday selections, the 30-member choir will sound their voices to all heights and take you will them.
Christmas Plays at Silver Dollar City
To serve those theatrical appetites, an inspiring musical production of A Dickens' Christmas Carol will play over dazzling scenery from the period. Thespian entertainers will cast you into the London streets for an adventure in the meaning of Christmas. Other genres are represented also. Take a trip to the Old West with the Frontier Fa La Follies. Every couple of hours they will sing and dance for some good old-fashioned Christmas cheer. And throughout the daily activities, carolers of all kinds will appear and pronounce their talents, so it's a good idea to keep the festival schedule close at hand. Whether you want to stay with tradition or enjoy an eclectic blend of entertainment, it's all readily available.
Silver Dollar City Rides
In case your day needs more excitement, several rides will be open throughout the day and evening, weather permitting. For some southern spice, visit the Cajun Connection Band for a real live sleigh ride with music. It will be a safe way to enjoy a stroll through the woods. Fire in the Hole, Frisco Sing Along Steam Train, Geyser Gulch, Grandfather's Mansion, Marvel Cave, Thunderation, Tom Sawyer's Landing, PowderKeg, and WildFire are many of the other ride choices.
Dining in Silver Dollar City
For those with an appetite for more than just entertainment, dozens of restaurants serving hot holiday meals will be close by to tantalize your tummy. Thousands of fresh treats and even some from June Ward the Chief Candy Maker mingle amongst pies, cookies, hot beverages, cocoa, cider, waiting to be tried. It takes an entire town to house all of these splendors, but that's just the ticket for the ultimate Christmas experience with Silver Dollar City.