It's almost that time of year again when soulful gospel music resounds through these Ozark hills during Silver Dollar City's Southern Gospel Picnic! From the sound of sweet harmonies to the smell of fried chicken wafting through the air, you’ll feel like you’re back on grandpa’s front porch listening to the family sing hymn after hymn. Here are 6 ways you can enjoy all that this festival has to offer!
How sweet the sound of southern gospel music! With over 60 different groups and performers making their way to Silver Dollar City stages, it’s no wonder Southern Gospel Picnic, August 23 - September 3, is one of America’s Largest Southern Gospel events. The lineup is filled with award-winners and chart-toppers including Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, performing on Aug. 24, whose single "Clear Skies" is currently #1 on the Singing News Top 80 Singles Chart for the month of August!
Insider tip: Reserve some of the best seats in the house for select Southern Gospel Picnic shows with a Show Lover's Pass! It's just $10 plus tax per person, per performance - learn more.
Gather your family at The House of Chicken and Fixin's only during Southern Gospel Picnic for an all-you-care-to-eat feast including Southern-style Fried Chicken, Oven-barbecued Chicken, Firecracker Chicken and an impressive selection of sides and desserts.
Keep the music playing into the night with Southern Gospel Nights in Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre! All twelve nights of the festival feature concerts from your favorite Southern Gospel stars including The Isaacs, The Hoppers, The Collingsworth Family, the legendary Guy Penrod and many more.
Be a part of history as Silver Dollar City presents America's Largest Hymn Sing, August 27, in Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre. Lift your voice as your sing your favorite hymns led by Gerald Wolfe & Greater Vision, The Whisnants, the Mark Trammell Quartet and the Mylon Hayes Family.
With the Southern Gospel Box Suppers you can experience all the entertainment that Southern Gospel Nights has to offer while enjoying a delicious meal from the comfort of your very own rocking chair on the Midwest Living® Culinary & Craft School’s back porch.
Take the gospel music to the lake this fall with a Southern Gospel Cruise aboard the Showboat Branson Belle, August 26 - September 2! Enjoy a 2-hour cruise on beautiful Table Rock Lake featuring a delicous 3-course meal and live music from some of the biggest names in Southern Gospel including The Kingsmen, Jason Crabb, Gold City and more. With only a handful of cruises available, be sure to book your seat before they’re all gone!
Insider tip: Get unlimited Southern Gospel performances at Silver Dollar City for less than the cost of 2 one-day tickets with a 2018 Silver Dollar City Season Pass! Plus, 2018 Season Pass Holders get Southern Gospel Music Cruises aboard the Showboat Branson Belle in general seating for just $30 plus tax - a savings of over 45%!
Southern Gospel Picnic is presented by Humana®.