Thursday, August 16, 2018

Rides Optional; Fun Guaranteed!

If you think that Silver Dollar City is just roller coasters and water rides, you’ll be surprised to discover that rides are just a fraction of the fun to be had at the award-winning theme park. Regardless of your interests, you’ll find enough engaging activities and exciting entertainment to craft a day, or even an entire season, of adventure at Silver Dollar City, even if rides just aren’t your thing.

World-Class Festivals & Events

If you’re visiting this fall, you’ll have the opportunity to experience incredible concerts, shows and more during two limited-time events.

Country Music Weekend | September 7 – 9

Sawyer Brown

Join us for three incredible concerts in Silver Dollar City’s 4000-seat Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre during Country Music Weekend. See performances from country legends Firefall on Sept. 7, Steve Wariner on Sept. 8 and Sawyer Brown on Sept. 9.

National Crafts & Cowboy Festival | Sept. 12 – Oct. 27
(Wed – Sun)
Presented by Humana®

A Native American Hoop Dancer performs in Silver Dollar City's Wild West Show.

Named “The Best Fall Festival in Missouri” by Travel & Leisure Magazine, National Crafts & Cowboy Festival celebrates two of our nation’s most beloved traditionsfine craftsmanship and the spirit of the American West. See 125 visiting artisans and enjoy a Salute to the American Cowboy including the FINAL performances of Silver Dollar City’s Wild West Show.

Demonstrating Craftsmen

Master Craftsman Shawn Watt demonstrates at Hazel's Blown Glass Shop.

The addition of 125 visiting craftsmen during National Crafts & Cowboy Festival, supplements the nearly 100-strong colony of craftsmen that call Silver Dollar City home all season long. Watch entertaining demonstrations from blacksmiths, glass blowers, potters, knife makers, woodcarvers, furniture craftsmen, candle makers and many more.

Signature Entertainment

See the hilarious musical comedy 'Roots & Koontz' at the Silver Dollar Saloon.

The sounds of music and laughter ring through the streets of Silver Dollar City with 40 live shows daily from Silver Dollar City’s talented entertainers. If you love music and lighthearted humor, head to the Silver Dollar Saloon for ‘Roots & Koontz.' Other signature Silver Dollar City entertainment includes traditional tunes from the Homestead Pickers, comedy-infused music from resident cowpokes Sons of the Silver Dollar and the final season of performances from Cajun Connection. Plus, through October 14, head to Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre at park closing for a free 70-minute variety show, Hits From The Hollow, featuring live music, comedy and more*.

Ozarks History

McHaffie's Homestead

Silver Dollar City is known for its impeccable 1880s-style theming, but the park is also home to many authentic 19th century structures. Located on Homestead Ridge, just off of the Silver Dollar City Square, you’ll step back in time as you explore McHaffie’s Homestead, The Wilderness Church and the Oak Trail School, all structures built right here in the Ozarks in the 1800s that have been moved to Silver Dollar City to be preserved and enjoyed by guests.

Marvel Cave

Marvel Cave

Silver Dollar City not only features 1880s history, it also boasts its fair share of natural history. Go on a subterranean adventure through Marvel Cave, one of Missouri’s deepest caverns. This natural wonder lies beneath the City’s streets and tours, which depart frequently throughout the day, are included in your park admission.

Midwest Living® Culinary & Craft School

The Midwest Living® Culinary & Craft School kitchen.

Whether you’re an avid cook or just like to dabble in the kitchen, classes at the Midwest Living® Culinary & Craft School offer an engaging and interactive way to learn something new. Master Craftsman of Culinary Arts Debbie Dance Uhrig shares her favorite seasonal recipes as well as her kitchen expertise and valuable cooking tips. Classes are available for a nominal fee; reservations recommended.

Shopping & Dining

A row of handcrafted pie plates at Hillcreek Pottery.

While you’re exploring all that Silver Dollar City has to offer, take time to leisurely browse 60 unique shops. In addition to the park’s signature craft locations, there are dozens of shops containing souvenirs, apparel, accessories and other unique items you won’t find anywhere else.

White you're strolling the City's streets you're bound to work up a powerful appetite. Luckily, Silver Dollar City is home to 18 award-winning restaurants. From homestyle buffets to fun walk-away treats, you'll find new flavors around every corner.

Ways To Visit

If you’re planning on visiting Silver Dollar City for just one day, you can learn more about one-day ticket options and check out current special offers. But if you’re planning a Branson getaway or looking to come back to Silver Dollar City for Christmas, lodging packages and Season Passes are also available.

Vacation Packages

Chateau on the Lake

Plan your perfect fall getaway featuring one or two days at Silver Dollar City and your choice of Branson’s top-rated hotels when you book an exclusive Silver Dollar City Vacation Package. Craft your ideal vacation and choose from the Branson’s best attractions including the Showboat Branson Belle, Sight & Sound Theater, Titanic Museum Attraction, Dixie Stampede and more.

Season Passes

Christmas In Midtown® Light Spectacular

A 2018 Silver Dollar City Season Pass gives you unlimited visits for the rest of 2018 for less than the cost of 2 one-day tickets, which means you can enjoy fall at Silver Dollar City and come back for one of the nation’s top holiday events – An Old Time Christmas®. During An Old Time Christmas, Silver Dollar City is illuminated with 6.5 million lights including the Christmas In Midtown® Light Spectacular. Plus, see 2 Broadway-style shows, enjoy delicious family feasts, experience delightful interactive entertainment and much more.

The Wilderness Campground

A family gathers by the campfire at Silver Dollar City's The Wilderness.

Another great lodging option for your fall getaway is Silver Dollar City’s Wilderness Campground. This cozy spot feels like it’s off the beaten path, but it’s actually conveniently located to everything you want to experience in Branson and even offers free shuttle service to and from Silver Dollar City. There are tent sites, RV sites, travel trailers and rustic cabins available so you’ll find the ideal accommodation for you.

Start planning your Silver Dollar City adventure today!

*Please Note: Due to Southern Gospel Picnic & Country Music Weekend concerts in Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre, there will be no Hits From The Hollow performances Aug. 23 - September 11, 2018. Silver Dollar City is closed: Aug. 20-22; Sept. 4-6; and all other Mon. & Tues. in September and October.

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