WorldFest: Silver Dollar City’s Wonderfully Fantastic Festival
Where in the world can you see Kenyan and Chinese acrobats, Canadian and Irish step-dancers, Trinidadian drummers, Italian flag-throwers, Russian circus performers, and so much more? From April 7 through May 8, your best bet is Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri! That’s when World-Fest, Silver Dollar City’s biggest celebration of world culture, wows flocks of tourists with myriad shows and performances that will impress even the most well-traveled visitors.
World-Fest is actually the largest International Festival in America, featuring craftsmen, cooks, and performers from all across the globe. You can experience so many different cultures “without leaving America’s heartland,” says one excited visitor.
A few of the festivals headline acts at Worldfest include celebrated musician Diego Martin’s Footprint Folk Performers with their inspiring and energetic steel drums, the Russian Academic Band as well as the Mayorov Russian State Circus, “Rhythms of Rajasthan” from western Rajasthan in India, and so much more.
Not only does World Fest offer five days of entertainment every week, it also showcases tasty and exotic dishes from around the world. Park visitors can enjoy Irish stew, chicken fajitas, baklava, Italian calzones, carnitas, tiramisu torte, and more, as well as the traditional award winning food regularly served at Silver Dollar City.
Silver Dollar City offers year-round fun for the whole family with so many attractions ranging from spelunking in Marvel Cave to speeding through loops at over 60 miles per hour on the Wildfire coaster. It’s a park experience that’s sure to leave you satisfied; and it’s most exciting season is World-Fest. Not only do you get to enjoy the traditional 1880’s theme that has won numerous international awards, but you get to enjoy a taste of the international as well.
Mark the months of April and May down on your calendar, and be sure not to miss the World-Fest Festival at Silver Dollar City in beautiful Branson, Missouri.