Experience a Silver Dollar Christmas Extravaganza!
An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar city is considered one of the best places to experience and celebrate Christmas the old fashioned way. It is a splendid retreat from the busy and crowded venues of the Christmas holiday season.
The Silver Dollar City theme park, which is open as a fun amusement park through the year, transforms itself into a holiday Christmas wonderland during an Old Time Christmas. This celebration opens in November and continues till the end of December. This is the place to visit and to live through a special Christmas holiday experience.
The festivities at the Old Time Christmas feestival start at the Town Square that is the entry point and which is focused on a spectacular light display that is named ‘Christmas on Main Street’. Here at the central point in the square a very tall Christmas tree (approximately five stories) is decorated and lit with not less than 300,000 lights that bedazzle the square. Lights aren’t just restricted to the Town Sqaure – you find holiday lights lighting up the city around every turn.
Is any Christmas celebration complete without Christmas carols? Christmas music is played all through the park throughout the season. Holiday songs, traditional carols as well as new favorites all play and echo through the park making this a musical experience to remember.
Music can also be found in their amazing stage shows performed at the ‘Opera House Theater’ situated in this theme park such as ‘The Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens. This musical adaptation is performed by fourteen actors along with period clothing, beautiful scenery and special effects at par with Broadway. ‘The Living Nativity’ is another performance that is sure to take you back in time to Bethlehem and the birth of Christ. Apart from these other shows are also scheduled regularly.
Twice every evening a light parade marches through the city streets where an Old Time Christmas takes to the streets with an exciting parade for all ages. If weather permits then rides like ‘Frisco Silver Dollar Line Steam Train’, ‘rollercoaster Fire-In-The-Hole’, ‘Powder Keg’, ‘The Giant Swing’ and many more dot this theme park for the thrill minded to enjoy. Traditional Christmas cooking can also be sampled during this festive season. On one hand you can enjoy traditional turkey as well as Christmas pudding while on the other hand fun favorites such as roasted chestnuts can also be savored. So, if you want to experience Christmas Victorian style then this is the right place to visit.
Don’t miss your chance to visit an Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. You’ll never forget it!