- Published on Tuesday, October 22 2013 3:08 PM
Written by Rhoda
Posted by Mark Ruda
Celebrate Old Time Christmas in Silver Dollar City
Head over to Branson to celebrate the Christmas season in a different way. Spend the Yuletide season in Branson's world-famous theme park, Silver Dollar City. Silver Dollar City is an 1880's themed park which features rides and attractions that will surely delight kids of all ages. Bring out the kid in you when you visit this amusement park in Branson, and also don't forget to bring your holiday cheer to fully enjoy the unique Christmas celebration in Silver Dollar City.
Opening in November, the celebration at Silver Dollar City is really a must-see event. Simply put, your Christmas vacation in Branson just won't be complete without experiencing the Old Time Christmas. The Old Time Christmas is Silver Dollar City's special holiday treat for all of Branson's guests. Here, you get to celebrate Christmas the old school way in winter wonderland.
The Old Time Christmas festival starts at the Town Square, which is the main entry point. The start if the festival is especially focused on the colorful light display called the "Christmas on Main Street". At the central point in the town square is a gigantic Christmas tree to match the height of your Christmas spirit. This giant Christmas tree is decorated with more or less 300,000 lights that illuminates the whole Town Square.
A Christmas celebration is not one without the Christmas carols. There is no room for a Scrooge in Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas since Christmas songs are there to serenade you while you are in the park. These Christmas carols continue to fill the park all throughout the season. Traditional carols, Holiday songs, and new Christmas chart toppers are sure to please your ears and will also get your holiday vibes going. As these songs about Christmas joy echo through the amusement park, your visit to Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas will truly be an unforgettable experience.
This is the time of the year when anything Christmas-y can be found just about anywhere in Silver Dollar City. Even the stage shows in the amusement park's Opera House Theater are in line with the holiday theme. One such show that is a staple in Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas is Charles Dickens' "The Christmas Carol". This magnificent theater piece is portrayed by fourteen actors donned in period costumes, coupled with a grand stage design and awesome special effects. It almost feels like you are watching a show on Broadway. Another performance to watch out for in Old Time Christmas is "The Living Nativity", which will let you time travel back to when Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem. Other shows about Christmas are also scheduled regularly, so you better catch as many shows as you can.
When the sun sets and the night envelopes the amusement park, a light parade marches through the park's streets twice every evening. The rides in the theme park can also be enjoyed by everybody. As you go around the park, fill your stomach with traditional Christmas cooking and foodies, like the traditional turkey, Christmas pudding, roasted chestnuts, and many others.
Experience Christmas in a Victorian manner in Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas. Make this holiday season your best one yet with a visit to Silver Dollar City. For your lodging needs, head on to Thousand Hills Golf Resort for nightly rentals of log cabins and condo units - totally perfect for a family vacation. For reservations and inquiries, dial 1-877-262-0430.