‘Photo Galleries’ News

2017 Project Construction Update – 5/21/16

WP_20160521_15_24_45_Pro The 2017 project is already well underway it seems. Construction markings are flourishing in the area around ThuNderaTion and Echo Hollow. The markers clearly identify the centerline of a new roller coaster, complete with arrows apparently depicting the direction of travel. There is also a...

An Old Time Christmas 2014

IMG_3205 An Old Time Christmas is Silver Dollar City’s most spectacular event. Each year the park is transformed into a winter wonderland with over 4 million lights, a light parade, a Christmas sing-along steam strain, and much more. This year’s photo update comes from the weekend...

Fireman’s Landing Update – Nov. 30, 2014

IMG_3229 Silver Dollar City is speeding along with the construction of Fireman’s Landing, the new area of the park that will feature 10 new family-friendly rides and attractions including the rebirth of the foam ball play area. Since our last update from ACE’s Coaster Christmas event,...

Coaster Christmas 2014

IMG_3008 This was my first year to actually make it to Coaster Christmas, and I definitely hope to make it an annual tradition. Last year’s event was essentially canceled due to a snow storm, so this year it was moved to the second weekend of November...

Fireman’s Landing Update (Coaster Christmas)

IMG_2837 A major component of the ACE Coaster Christmas event this year was a backstage tour of the construction of Fireman’s Landing. The park opened up the center area to us, and had some of the construction leads on hand to answer our questions. Even for...

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

IMG_2129 [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

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...