Silver Dollar City got an early Christmas present today!
You voted our annual Christmas celebration, An Old Time Christmas®, the nation's Best Theme Park Holiday Event for the second year in a row — and the third time overall! Thank you to everyone who cast their ballots in this USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice poll — we couldn't have done it without you!
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, as well as An Old Time Christmas® t he two holiday cruises aboard , with the latest edition of This Week In Photos! the Showboat Branson Belle At Silver Dollar City, a guest shares her Christmas wishes with Santa Claus before he departs for the North Pole. If you haven't already visited with Santa, be sure to come see him before December 23! Festive family entertainment, like Tinker Junior's Toy Shop, will continue through December 30. George Bailey, right, shares a moment with his guardian angel, Clarence, during a showing of It's A Wonderful Life. Silver Dollar City has adapted the classic Christmas movie into a musical that rivals Broadway, with more than 10 songs and incredible dancing from the cast members. A resident of Bedford Falls shows off some of the show's exquisite costuming. Cast members pause for applause after finishing the opening number. A young Mary Hatch professes her love for George Bailey at the soda fountain where he works. A member of the Joyful Voices quartet sings Christmas carols on Main Street. A host escorts one of the nine, musical lighted floats featured in Rudolph's Holly Jolly™ Christmas Light Parade past the entrance to Christmas In Midtown®. Actors portraying Mary, Joseph and other Biblical figures gather around the manger during The Living Nativity, a dramatic portrayal of the birth of Christ. A performer hops on the bar at the Silver Dollar Saloon to sing a song during Frontier Fa-La-La Follies. The cast of Frontier Fa-La-La Follies leads the audience in a humorous sing-along of Christmas songs. A guest shows off his acting skills as a ghost scares him during one of the final scenes in the show. At the Showboat Branson Belle, Santa Claus surprises two of his elves with a guest appearance during one of the boat's limited-time Santa's Pancakes & PJs Cruises. The show is filled with fun costumes, comedy, music and dancing that the whole family will be talking about until bedtime. Your little ones might even be invited on stage to be a part of the act! A dancing hippopotamus surprises the audience during one of the many Christmas songs featured in the show. Much like our cast members, guests are encouraged to wear their favorite Christmas pajamas for the cruise. Be sure to arrive early for fun activities, like decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus! Activity stations open one hour prior to boarding. Young guests pose for a photo with a Toy Soldier, one of the cruise's many photo ops. The cast poses for applause after finishing the show's opening number. The Showboat Branson Belle also has an all-new Christmas variety show this season. Here, a singer performs "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" while the Showboat Dancers entertain the crowd. A Showboat Singer gestures toward the audience as theatrical snow fills the boat. The Showboat's master of ceremonies, comedy magician Christopher James, warms up the crowd prior to the show. The hour-long show features music from the 1960s to today and your favorite Christmas music, performed by a five-star cast of entertainers and a live band. A guest portrays one of the eight maids-a-milkin' from "The 12 Days of Christmas," which invites audience members to come up on stage and act out parts of the classic holiday song. Showboat Singers make their way into the audience as they perform a Christmas tune. The Showboat Branson Belle also hosted the annual holiday party for a local hotel, Chateau on the Lake. Here, the party's guests pose for a photo in the Showboat Branson Belle atrium. Before the night's entertainment began, hotel officials recognized their employees for contributions to the company. Then, the party was treated to a live show featuring the Showboat Branson Belle cast. To learn more about booking a company event aboard the Showboat Branson Belle, click here.
An Old Time Christmas® continues most days through December 30 (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).
Then, we'll be back for our . New Year's Celebration with all new entertainment on December 31 and January 1
The Showboat Branson Belle's Christmas cruises end December 23,
but the boat continues cruising from December 26 to January 1. Instead of the Christmas Show, you'll see . our signature variety show featuring even more of your favorite non-holiday hits
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and Silver Dollar City and come and celebrate with us soon! the Showboat Branson Belle
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