News by ‘Shavethewhales’

Silver Dollar City Memorial Day Weekend 2014 Trip Report

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

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

[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

[Editor’s note: This gallery is from 2012 and has been moved to the new format of the site in 2014] [Show slideshow] 1234678►

Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas 2011

[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

[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

[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

[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►

Park Updates and Photos – Aug. 2010

[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] 1234567►

Silver Dollar City Hits Single Day Attendance Record

Silver Dollar City had more bodies come through its gates on August 2, 2014 than on any other date in its 54-year operating history. The park had 24,000 visitors that day, topping out a week that saw over 100,000 visit the park. Attendance was driven...