‘Silver Dollar City’ News

Fireman’s Landing S&S Tower Lifted Into Place

FiremansLandingUpdate Silver Dollar City has released a video to the media showing the S&S double-shot tower being lifted into place. You can check it out here on KY3. This tower is believed to have originated from the former Celebration City theme park off the Branson strip,...

Throwback Thursday: The Green Parking Trams

Silver Dollar City’s original parking lot trams, referred to as simply ‘the green trams’, became another sentimental piece of SDC nostalgia over their long years of service beginning from at least 1970 until 2009. The green trams must have seemed to be a garish departure...

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 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...

Silver Dollar City Announces ‘Fireman’s Landing’

photo-aerial-v2 The day we have been waiting for has finally arrived, and Silver Dollar City’s 2015 plans are now public for all to see. Geyser Gulch’s replacement is a new area dubbed ‘Fireman’s Landing’, which features a new playhouse featuring many of the old Geyser Gulch...

Curtains Close on Geyser Gulch

IMG_2638 Geyser Gulch will close forever at the end of the day today. A new set of attractions, to be announced on August 13, will revitalize the area in 2015. The gigantic playhouse and lakefront novelties have been apart of SDC since 1997 when it debuted...

Date Set for SDC 2015 Project Announcement

Silver Dollar City has created a new announcement page and contest to publicize it’s 2015 announcement, which will be on August 13. Check out this link to sign up to not only have the announcement emailed directly to you on August 13, but also be...

Ray Johnson, Silver Dollar City Bladesmith, Passes Away

Chester “Ray” Johnson, Silver Dollar City’s resident bladesmith, passed away in his home last Saturday. All of us at SDCFans would like to express our appreciation for the life of Ray Johnson. He contributed a great deal to so many of our favorite memories. Ray...