Thursday, June 15, 2017

Silver Lining Guide: Star-Spangled Summer

So the weather isn’t exactly what you had in mind when you planned your visit. That’s okay! We’ve got you covered with this guide to help you find the silver lining in your cloudier-than-expected adventure through the park. There are shows, shops, eateries and even indoor attractions to explore around every corner!


Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience

During Silver Dollar City’s Star-Spangled Summer Festival, you’ll find amazing family entertainment that will keep you smiling all day long!

The Globetrotter Experience - Red Gold Heritage Hall (No Shows on Thursdays)
Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience - Opera House (No Shows on Wednesdays)
Mean Murphy Rides Again - Silver Dollar Saloon

Demonstrating Craftsmen

Sullivan's Mill

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 - Milling & baking demonstrations and fresh cinnamon bread!
Brown's Candy Factory - See their signature peanut brittle being made and get a sample.
Hazel's Blown & Cut Glass - Witness fascinating demonstrations throughout the day.
Hillcreek Pottery - Watch this team of fine craftsmen at work.
Carrie's Candles - See the candle making process unfold before your eyes.
Phoebe Snapp Taffy - See taffy turned, flavored, colored and wrapped in one amazing demo.

You might also consider taking a class at The Midwest Living® Culinary & Craft School. New summer classes are going on now!

Indoor Attractions

Firehouse Play Place

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

Fire-In-The-Hole - This classic indoor coaster is a family favorite!
The Flooded Mine - Compete for the high score in this mine-themed shooting gallery.
Grandfather's Mansion - This kooky house is full of fun surprises.
Firehouse Play Place at Fireman's Landing® - A ball-a-palooza of cannons, targets and more!
McHaffie's Homestead, Wilderness Church and Oak Trail School - Step into the past as you explore these authentic pioneer buildings.


Burrito Bowl at Percy's Southwest Grill

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 Reunion Hall Family Summer Buffet - Designed for families with kids!
New Star-Spangled Snacks (Thurs-Sat) - Gourmet pretzels, cotton candy and Dippin' Dots®.
New Percy's Southwest Grill - Build your perfect meal full of southwest flavor!
Buffets at Molly's Mill and The Lucky Silver Mine - Delicious down-home cooking.
Riverside Ribhouse - Slow-smoked Silver Dollar City barbecue.
Crossroads Pizza - Wood-fired pizza, fresh salads and more.
Hannah's Ice Cream Factory - Cones, sundaes, shakes and floats in a variety of flavors.
Lumbercamp Restaurant - Char-grilled hamburgers and delicious appetizer baskets.
Wagon Works Grill - Grilled burgers, turkey legs, salads, wraps and kabobs.
Eva & Delilah's Bakery - Freshly baked bread, cinnamon rolls, pastries and more.


Dockside Letter Merchant

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:

Frisco Freight Co. Barn - Hands-on activities for kids plus dress up clothes for boys and girls.
Farmhouse at the General Store - Farmhouse dècor plus apparel and gourmet foods.
Wilderness Road Blacksmith Shop - Hand-crafted items, yard dècor and Lodge cookware.
Two Sisters Jewelry - Timeless jewelery in a variety of styles.
Cowboy Jepp's - Western wear, accessories, gifts and home dècor.
White River Bath & Body - Hand-crafted bath products and lotions.
The Greatest Gift - Inspirational Christian gifts and collectibles.
NEW Craft's Market - Hand-crafted items from some of our favorite artisans.
Miss Kate's Quilts - Fabric, notions, patterns and hand-sewn items.
Canfield Creations Yarn Patch - Hand woven, knit and crochet items and needlework supplies.
Lucky's Toys - Toys, games, kids' craft kits, candy and Fireman's Landing® souvenirs.
NEW Dockside Letter Merchant - Personalized gifts and letter art photography.
White River Mercantile - Ladies' apparel, Vera Bradley, jewelry and gifts.
Heartland Home Furnishings - Hand-crafted wood furniture and dècor.
Outdoor Missouri - Outdoor inspired items and garden accents.
Valley Woodcarvers - Hand-carved items and carving supplies.

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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