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The National Harvest Festival at Silver Dollar City
National Harvest Festival - Silver Dollar City's Must Attend Festival!
The moment one utters the term ‘Silver Dollar City’, the first thing that springs to mind for many people is the National Harvest Festival which draws endless number of visitors who want to carry fond memories of the place when they go back.
The city has very recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and the US Congress has aptly commemorated this day by calling the 1880s theme park ‘The Home of American Craftsmanship’. The National Harvest Festival enthralls the visitors both American and foreign with its wide and vivid array of music and crafts. The various handicrafts comprise American traditions such as wood sculpting, engraving, stained glass works, natural wool-dyeing, birdhouses made from barn wood and woven fabric works.
The aura that fills the entire city during the National Harvest Festival has to be felt to be believed. Not less than 500 craftsmen and musicians from places far and wide join hands with the craftsmen who craft at Silver Dollar City year 'round to come up with incredible works of craftsmanship including the very popular ‘do it yourself’ – like making masterpiece wreaths, Christmas trees and ornate living room center tables. Varieties and traditional styles that lure people from all corners of the globe!
The musical programs and live performances that showcase the history of the nation are undoubtedly big attractions of this festival as well. Famous artists and the not yet so famous ones love to perform here during the National Harvest Festival. For most, the kind of audience, adulation and atmosphere provided here is not easy to replicate elsewhere.
And that is not all. Where you have historic celebrations and huge crowds, foods of all kinds are sure to take center stage. Here is an opportunity for one and all to try delicious and lip-smacking preparations of unimaginable varieties, both traditional and contemporary, with equal number of desserts to match. A visit to this unique National Harvest Festival is a treat in itself and a sight to behold!
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