News by ‘Shavethewhales’

Attraction Spotlight: Powderkeg

IMG_1828 [Editors Note: Attraction Spotlight is a weekly series that highlights a different SDC attraction each week] Powderkeg is another in a long lineage of unique and innovative Silver Dollar City rides and attractions. This one-of-a-kind air powered  family launch coaster opened in 2005, but its...

Attraction Spotlight: Birdle’s Cabin

IMG_2129 [Editors Note: Attraction Spotlight is a weekly series that highlights a different SDC attraction each week] Nestled deep in a back corner of the park where only a handful of SDC’s modern-day guests come across it, Birdle’s Cabin is an intriguing piece of the old...

Silver Dollar City Memorial Day Weekend 2014 Trip Report

file_930_IMG_2548 Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer and typically one of the busiest weekends of the year for Branson attractions. This year however, off-and-on rain showers put a major damper on the crowds. I wasn’t complaining though – there’s so much to do...

Outlaw Run Construction Tour

file_67_IMG_2271 On August 9, Silver Dollar City formally announced Outlaw Run, a new $10 million wooden roller coaster that has set a new standard for wooden coasters around the globe. This ground-breaking roller coaster will include an incredible 81-degree near vertical drop, numerous overbanked curves, and...

2013 Roller Coaster Construction Update

IMG_2015 [Editor's note: This gallery was originally added to SDCFans in 2012 and has been moved to the new format of the site in 2014] A brief update of the construction of Silver Dollar City’s 2013 roller coaster. This is what I’ve put together for the...

Park Updates and Photo Trip Report – Aug. 2012

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Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas 2011

IMG_1879 [Editor's note: This gallery was originally added to SDCFans in 2011 and has been moved to the new format of the site in 2014] Black Friday is always one of the busiest days of the season for Silver Dollar City, and this year was no...

Celebration City Update – Aug. 2011

file_516_IMG_1624 [Editor's note: This gallery was originally added to SDCFans in 2011 and has been moved to the new format of the site in 2014] The rides have been slowly disappearing from Celebration City since its closure at the end of the 2008 season. At this...

Park Updates and Photo Trip Report – Aug. 2011

IMG_1595 [Editor's note: This gallery was originally added to SDCFans in 2011 and has been moved to the new format of the site in 2014] These photos are from my trip to the park on Aug. 8-7, 2011. You can read my full trip report Here...

An Old Time Christmas 2010

IMG_1147 [Editor's note: This gallery was originally added to SDCFans in 2010 and has been moved to the new format of the site in 2014] [Show slideshow] 12345►