Thursday, April 27, 2017
Trip Planning

Silver Lining Guide: Festival Of Wonder

Don’t let a less than perfect weather forecast spoil your plans for a fun day at Silver Dollar City! You know what they say - every cloud has a silver lining; and a drizzly day at the park can actually be a wonderful time to explore shows, shops, restaurants and indoor attractions. Here’s a list of some great ways to turn the weather to your advantage and plan your perfect silver lining adventure:


The Flamenco Kings starring Los Vivancos

There are amazing shows running all day at Silver Dollar City, and with the NEW Festival of Wonder happening through April 30, you can take your seat for incredible performances that will make you say, “wow!” including:

The Earth Harp Collective - Red Gold Heritage Hall - Ends April 30
Flamenco Kings starring Los Vivancos - Opera House - Ends April 30
Balancing Wonders - Riverfront Playhouse - Ends April 30
Dan Dunn's Paint Jam - Dockside Theater - Ends April 30
Melodies On Air - Boatworks Theater - Ends April 30
Mean Murphy Rides Again - Silver Dollar Saloon

Demonstrating Craftsmen

Hazel's Blown & Gut Glass

Silver Dollar City is The Home of American Craftsmanship and there are always craftsmen demonstrating their skills throughout the park. Many demonstrations take place indoors. Stop by these locations to witness fine American craftsmanship in action and hear a story or two as well:

Sullivan's Mill
Brown's Candy Factory
Hazel's Blown & Cut Glass
Hillcreek Pottery
Carrie's Candles
Phoebe Snapp Taffy

You might also consider taking a class at The Midwest Living® Culinary & Craft School. These fun and informative classes are great for seasoned cooks and culinary newbies, too!

Indoor Attractions

Fire House Play Place at Fireman's Landing®

Silver Dollar City has four classic family attractions that are completely indoor! Plus, check out some historic buildings on Homestead Ridge, too.

The Flooded Mine
Grandfather's Mansion
Firehouse Play Place at Fireman's Landing®
McHaffie's Homestead
Wilderness Church
Oak Trail School


Guests enjoying fruit flatbread at Foods of Wonder in the Frisco Freight Barn

Of course, eating at Silver Dollar City can always be a delicious adventure and this is especially true during The Year of Food and Crafts. Try any of the following eateries with indoor seating and enjoy a mouthwatering meal or sweet snack:

NEW Percy's Southwest Grill
NEW Foods of Wonder (through April 30 Only!)
Buffets at Molly's Mill or The Lucky Silver Mine
Riverside Ribhouse
Crossroads Pizza
Hannah's Ice Cream Factory
Lumbercamp Restaurant
Wagon Works Grill
Eva & Delilah's Bakery


Farmhouse at The General Store

Explore scores of unique shops featuring hand-crafted items, collectibles, apparel and so much more. Whether you’re searching for the perfect item for your home, a gift for a loved one, or just looking to leisurely browse, you’re sure to find unique items around every corner. Here are just a few favorites:

The General Store
Wilderness Road Blacksmith Shop
Two Sisters Jewelry
Cowboy Jepp's
White River Bath & Body
The Greatest Gift
NEW Crafter's Market
Miss Kate's Quilts
Canfield Creations Yarn Patch
Lucky's Toys
Heartland Home Furnishings
Outdoor Missouri
Valley Woodcarvers

If you find you’re in need of drizzly day accessories, umbrellas and ponchos for adults and kids can be found at The Hospitality House and Ozark Marketplace.

See the show schedule and start your Silver Dollar City adventure!

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