January 02 2019
Silver Dollar City’s $26 million investment in Time Traveler, the world’s fastest, steepest and tallest spinning coaster, along with its other award-winning attractions, shows, and food proved to be a winning formula for the 1880s-style theme park, reporting nearly 2.2 million guests (actual total 2,184,000) visiting the park in 2018, the highest numbers in the park’s 59-year history.
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October 01 2018
Guests at Silver Dollar City’s special benefit event, The White Glove, will be the first to see the special features of the park’s An Old Time Christmas festival—and help area kids at the same time. The White Glove takes place at the park on Friday, November 2, beginning at 5:00 p.m., with proceeds benefiting area kids in need.
September 19 2018
Ten teachers, nominated by students, parents or others in their communities, who exemplify inspiring others and propelling education forward, will share a total of $10,000 as winners of Silver Dollar City’s “Dream Big, Do Good” campaign, a 3-month effort in celebration of our educators that included free theme park tickets for teachers through the month of June.
September 11 2018
Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas presents the park’s brightest season with 6.5 million lights, featuring the popular Christmas in Midtown Light Spectacular, and 30 miles of new lights illuminating the walkways and load station area for the new ground-breaking coaster Time Traveler. The festival also features an evening light parade, two Broadway-style original musical productions, a 5-Story Special Effects Christmas tree with a sound and light show and holiday dining, November 3 – December 30.
August 30 2018
America’s spirit of frontier ingenuity and adventure fills the streets of Silver Dollar City as the 1880s-style theme park features craftsmanship, cowboys, chuck wagon cooking and Native American artistry for The National Crafts & Cowboy Festival, September 12 to October 27. NEW this year, the Cherokee Indian Trading Post presents Native American artisans demonstrating heritage crafts such as flute making, pottery and bow making, along with cooking demonstrations of Cherokee recipes, throughout September.
August 17 2018
The Silver Dollar City Attractions gear up to host over 100 performances for 12 straight days and nights of uplifting, inspiring and exhilarating high-energy music in Branson, Missouri during Silver Dollar City’s Southern Gospel Picnic and the Showboat Branson Belle’s Southern Gospel Cruises. One of America’s biggest Southern Gospel events, Southern Gospel Picnic opens August 23, featuring a NEW event—America’s Largest Hymn Sing.
August 02 2018
The world’s largest travel site, and one of the most credible travel review organizations ever, TripAdvisor, is declaring Silver Dollar City among the Top 25 Amusements Parks in the World, with the Branson, Missouri 1880s-style theme park coming in at #16.
July 13 2018
Thrill lovers can take the world's fastest, steepest, and tallest spinning drop in the dark on the new $26 million ride Time Traveler during Silver Dollar City's Moonlight Madness, an end-of-summer celebration with extended time to ride, play and dance into the night.
June 22 2018
Silver Dollar City kicks off summer with bucket-list topping opportunities from the all-new record-breaking coaster Time Traveler and 40-plus rides and attractions to cool summer concerts and high-flying stunt dogs. Especially geared for families, the Star-Spangled Summer festival runs June 9 – July 22 at the Branson theme park.
Silver Dollar City is named in the top 5 amusement parks in America, according to the results of a national poll conducted by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards and announced June 22 by the media company. The Branson, Missouri theme park was placed in the running by a panel of amusement park industry experts and then was voted to the number 4 position during 4 weeks of public voting online.
May 25 2018
June at Silver Dollar City opens with the return of the Summer Concert Series, featuring superstar bands from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s rocking the stage in Echo Hollow Amphitheatre. Legendary bands Three Dog Night, Exile, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Blood, Sweat & Tears and The Buckinghams perform, plus local favorite Members Only. Concerts are presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, June 1-3 & 8-10.
May 02 2018
Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ, awarded by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) for presenting one of the world’s top bluegrass events, brings the top names in bluegrass music for live stage performances May 3 – 28. The festival features over 60 acts, from award-winning favorites to rising stars, including a May 27 concert with 15-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, plus a park-wide barbecue feast.
April 16 2018
With the opening of Time Traveler, the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster, Silver Dollar City launches more than a world-record-breaking ride, announcing Dream Big, Do Good programs to recognize and encourage those who do good in our communities, schools and churches. The Branson, Missouri theme park is dedicating $10,000 in awards for educators who go above and beyond in inspiring their students.
April 05 2018
Bringing the unique and extraordinary to the stages of Silver Dollar City, The Festival Of Wonder opens April 11 at the 1880s theme park with larger-than-life performances and acts of curiosity. Designed as “A Most Amazing Entertainment Experience,” the festival features performances that are as unexpected as they are entertaining, from a harp that spans the entire length of a theater to athletes performing flips and flying stunts on pogo sticks.
March 13 2018
Never before in the history of Silver Dollar City theme park has there been such excitement, such enthusiasm over the opening of a new attraction. With its March 14 debut, Time Traveler, the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster, marks a new era in coasters, delivering ride experiences unlike any before, with no two rides alike. A major difference is the spin, which is not a teacup-ride fast spin but a 360-degree controlled spin that delivers high dimension, sensations and perspectives that differ with every car, every ride, every time.
March 10 2018
Time Traveler, the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller, is set to open March 14. Time Traveler marks a new era in coasters, delivering ride experiences unlike any before, with no two rides alike. A major difference is the spin, which is not a teacup-ride fast spin but a 360-degree controlled spin that delivers high dimension, sensations and perspectives that differ with every car, every ride, every time.
February 20 2018
With interest radiating within the amusement industry and from coaster enthusiasts around the globe, Silver Dollar City presents Time Traveler, the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster, opening in spring 2018. The Branson, Missouri internationally-awarded 1880s-style theme park makes history again with this custom-designed, custom-engineered attraction that introduces a new generation of thrill coasters for families.
Silver Dollar City presents 10 festivals and events throughout the season, opening with Spring Ride Days March 14 and the anticipated spring opening of Time Traveler, the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster. Festival of Wonder opens April 11.
When a nature-loving Chicago family leased a cave in the Ozarks, what they had in mind was a summer cave tour business. What they developed was a theme park attracting over two million people each year and winning the theme park industry’s top award of excellence worldwide.
Silver Dollar City is open March 14 through December 31, 2018 and January 1, 2019.
A short overview: Silver Dollar City, an 1880s-style theme park in Branson, Missouri, has been internationally awarded for excellence in theme, presentation and operations, including the worldwide Applause Award for excellence, the THEA Award (Themed Entertainment Assoc.) for theming, and the Golden Ticket award as the “Friendliest Park” in the entire theme park industry.
January 04 2018
With national headlines focusing on Silver Dollar City’s festivals, features and the Year of Food and Crafts, the 1880s-style theme park in Branson, Missouri hit record attendance in 2017, topping 2.1 million guests (actual total 2,115,522) and setting a record for the highest attendance in the park’s 58-year history.
August 18 2017
Fact sheet for Time Traveler, the fastest, steepest and tallest complete-circuit spinning coaster in the world.
Silver Dollar City announces the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster with the spring 2018 debut of Time Traveler. The Branson, Missouri internationally-awarded 1880s-style theme park makes history again with this custom-designed, custom-engineered attraction that introduces a new generation of thrill coasters for families.
Time Traveler launches adventurers twice, flips them upside down three times and vaults them at hair-raising speeds...
Time Traveler story line: A young scientist, inventor and clockmaker, Charles Henry, is enthralled with the idea of speed, time and flight. He is determined to build a machine that defies time...
February 15 2017
The Heart & Soul of Silver Dollar City history booklet, from Marvel Cave to a major theme park.