Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO
Silver Dollar City is a reproduction of the 'good old days' done in grand and authentic style. There are more than forty shows daily, all live, and the ambience is similar to the nineteenth century Ozarks. This place is one of Branson's top attractions. Visitors may take in craft shows, shop to their heart's content, try a thrill ride like a roller coaster or enjoy a live performance. Annually, there are many well known festivals held, such as the National Harvest Festival, Southern Gospel Picnic Days, and Bluegrass & BBQ. You can find a list of all of the awesome festivals here! They have endless family fun at Silver Dollar City. A few of the ride highlights include The Giant Swing, PowderKeg, Wildfire and The Flooded Mine. Visitors will be immersed in the park's rustic environment as they enjoy the varied attractions.
New Festival of Wonder (April 10 - 28): The Festival of Wonder is a springtime festival that encapsulates entertainment from around the world. You will be amazed by fantastic acts such as CirqUnique, I-Harp Extreme, PAINTJAM featuring Ricardo Barazza, and Phoenix Fire. From art to music to special effects and pyrotechnics, this festival truly brings some awe-inspiring acts and fun to Silver Dollar City.
Bluegrass and BBQ (May 2 - May 27): Enjoy fantastic bluegrass music and mouthwatering fall-off-the-bone BBQ at Silver Dollar City's beloved Bluegrass and BBQ celebration. This May festival features amazing award-winning bluegrass acts with more than 60 bands playing the festival. Plus, guests can also enjoy nightly concerts at the Echo Hollow Amphitheatre!
Summer Concert Series (May 31 - June 2 & June 7 - 9): The Summer Concert Series at Silver Dollar City is an amazing celebration of fantastic music. During these days, guests can enjoy music from Grammy Award Winners and famous legends! Just a few of the performers include Christopher Cross, Blood Sweat & Tears, The Lovin' Spoonful, and tribute bands like Members Only and Abba Tribute.
Star-Spangled Summer (June 8 - July 21): The kids are out of school, the weather is warm, and it is the perfect time to visit Silver Dollar City. Star Spangled Summer allows guests to enjoy the more than 40 thrilling rides at the park while taking in summer-only entertainment unlike any other!
Moonlight Madness (July 20 - August 4): Enjoy all of your favorite Silver Dollar City rides after dark with Moonlight Madness. The park comes to life after dark during this two-week stretch of fun. The park is open from 9:30 AM until 10 PM each evening during this annual event.
Country Music Days (September 6 - 22): If you love country music, be sure to visit Silver Dollar City during the Country Music Days event. Throughout September, guests can experience amazing concerts from well-known country music stars. There are evening concerts as well held at Echo Hollow Amphitheatre.
Harvest Festival Featuring Craft Days & Pumpkin Nights (September 25 - October 26): The BRAND NEW Harvest Festival featuring Craft Days & Pumpkin Nights is sure to be a blast. This festival allows guests to experience the more than 40 thrill rides, shows, shops, and more while enjoying a fall-themed pumpkinpalooza.
Southern Gospel Picnic (August 23 – September 3): Experience great gospel music at Silver Dollar City during the Southern Gospel Picnic. This annual event is an Ozarks favorite, offering classic and inspirational gospel music and Southern-style food at the House of Chicken & Fixins'. Some of the artists performing during this celebration include New South, Tim Lovelace, America's Largest Hymn Sing, and the Spoken 4 Quartet.
An Old Time Christmas (November 3 - December 30, 2019): Join in on SDC's annual holiday celebration with An Old Time Christmas. This festival comes to life with a parade through mainstreet, a huge special effects Christmas tree, various holiday-themed shops and foods, and of course the millions of beautiful sparkling lights! Catch a Christmas show or visit with Santa during your trip to this beloved theme park.
New Year's Celebration (Dec. 31 & Jan 1, 2020): Ring in the New Year at your favorite theme park. At the New Year's Celebration, visitors to SDC will be able to enjoy live entertainment, the 6.5 million Christmas lights, and ride your favorite rides for the last time in 2019!
Nestled amongst the quiet woods of Branson, the Best Western Branson Conference Center and Inn, located in proximity to Silver Dollar City, provides a restful place after a great day at the Silver Dollar City theme park. It has many great amenities, including two indoor heated pools and some rooms with Jacuzzis. This hotel also offers banquet and meeting facilities, game rooms, and complimentary shuttle service over to Silver Dollar City. Complimentary parking is offered as well.
Choosing a hotel on the 76 Strip is the best option. There are plenty of hotels on Highway 76, in proximity to Landry's, The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show, and many shops, theaters, restaurants and shows.