An Old Time Christmas Nov 4 – Dec 30

Nearly everyone agrees: Christmas is the best time to visit Silver Dollar City. An Old Time Christmas has been transforming the park every year for over twenty years now, long before it was a trend at other parks. Silver Dollar City’s world-renowned charm mixes with the magic of Christmas as the city dons a staggering 6.5 million lights. That’s 1.5 million more than last year thanks mostly to the amazing new Christmas in Midtown display that turns light displays up a notch. Additionally, you can’t miss the famous Christmas parade, Broadway-quality Christmas shows,  the Christmas carol sing-along steam train, meeting Santa, and much more!

See the official site for more details.

National Crafts & Cowboy Festival Runs September 13 – October 28

Silver Dollar City’s National Crafts & Cowboy Festival is a great chance to enjoy the city in a throwback to it’s older form. Take in the cooler weather, less kids running around, lots of visiting craftsmen, good cooking, and all sorts of old west entertainment throughout the park. Get all the details HERE on the official website.

Southern Gospel Picnic August 24 – September 4

Late summer is the perfect time to slow down, enjoy the cooling temperatures, and listen to some classic southern gospel music at Silver Dollar City. The Southern Gospel Picnic festival runs from August 24 to September 4 and features an excellent lineup of gospel artists from across the country as well as special performances each night in Echo Hollow. On the picnic end of things, Reunion Hall will fill up with classic fixin’s like fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and all the old family favorites. You can even pick up a box dinner to take with you to Echo Hollow for dinner and a show!

Get more details at the official site.

Star Spangled Summer

Summer is here at last! Star Spangled Summer at Silver Dollar City runs from June 3 to July 16. This celebration of all kinds of American summer fun includes character meet & greets, special shows such as the Harlem Globetrotters (now in their final season at SDC), and on select dates there are extended hours so you can ride your favorite coasters well into the night. This is still the year of food and crafts at SDC, and throughout the park there are many new food and craft items to discover. To top it all off, you don’t want to miss the construction progress on the new for 2018 coaster, which is already having track pieces put in place.


Get more information on the official site.

New Festival of Wonder Runs April 6-30

Silver Dollar City will debut a new festival on April 6, 2017 to replace the former World Fest. The new Festival of Wonder will focus on amazing and exciting performances and interesting food options. Highlights will include the world’s largest stringed instrument, which will run the length of Red Gold Heritage Hall, and The World of Bacon. It’s also worth getting excited for the wild Flamenco Kings musicians and acrobats, and the gourmet grilled cheese varieties that will be introduced. The new festival will also welcome in the opening of the full park for the 2017 season (only rides and select shops and eateries are open during March Spring Ride Days).


Get more info here on the official site.

2017 Season Begins March 15

Silver Dollar City will open for the “Spring Ride Days” on March 15th. All rides should be operational, but certain shops and eateries may be closed until the season really picks up for The Festival of Wonder in April. Check the official site for more information.

National Harvest & Cowboy Festival

Fall is one of the best times to visit Silver Dollar City, in part due to the spectacular ode to the American cowboys and farmers that is the National Harvest and Cowboy Festival. The festival is running from now through October 29 and includes a massive Wild West Show, tons of visiting craftsmen spread throughout the park, and even the homecoming of the original SDC stagecoach! Get more info here on the official site.

Moonlight Madness

Silver Dollar City’s popular Moonlight Madness event will run from July 23 to August 7 this year. The event revolves around keeping the park open a few extra hours until dark, giving the opportunity for night rides and other fun activities. There are also plenty of special deals to take advantage of at SDC’s shops and eateries. To cap it all off there will be a new Echo Hollow show with a grand fireworks finale.

Get more info here at the official site.

Bluegrass & BBQ All Through May

One of Silver Dollar City’s finest festivals kicks off on May 5. Bluegrass and BBQ brings together two of the Ozark’s best traditions. Red Gold Hall fills up with BBQ styles from across the nation including Memphis, Cajun, and Hawaiian styles. At Reunion Hall they have an all-you-can-eat rib fest which includes St. Louis style ribs and hickory smoked beef brisket. While you are chowing down on all that, there’s a huge list of famous Bluegrass performers from across the country scheduled to perform all throughout May. This festival is a pretty huge deal within the Bluegrass world, so don’t miss your chance to see some of the world’s best in Silver Dollar City’s perfect settings.

For more info, check out the official event page.

Final WorldFest Features Entertainment From Around the Globe

2016 will be the final year for the Worldfest Festival at Silver Dollar City. The spring festival includes food and entertainment from around the world such as African dancers, Caribbean steel drums, and Eastern European singers and dancers.

Frisco Barn will be transformed into an international food court featuring fares such as bratwurst, eclairs, and tacos just to name a few.

Get more details on WorldFest Here at the official site.

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