- Published on Monday, November 18 2013 1:10 AM
Written by Rhoda
Posted by Mark Ruda
Christmas At Silver Dollar City
Silver Dollar City is known in Branson as the most famous theme park where all kinds of thrill rides are. But during the Christmas season, the theme park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland. From dazzling light displays to traditional Christmas dishes, Silver Dollar City could just be the perfect place to spend one of your Christmas nights in Branson.
In Silver Dollar City, there is what they call Old Time Christmas. And by Old Time, it is a traditional Christmas celebration. It is considered as one of the best ways to celebrate the holidays and experience Christmas the old-fashioned way. It opens in November and lasts through the end of December. Have a Silver Dollar City Christmas that you will never forget!
Your Silver Dollar City Christmas, Old Time Christmas, starts at the Town Square. It is the entry point and is also where the light displays are. These light displays are called ‘Christmas on Main Street’ and include a 5-story tall Christmas tree covered with not less than 300,000 lights. Just imagine how bright that is! Tourists of all ages will surely enjoy this. There are also light displays along the way if you want more.
Do you enjoy Christmas Carols? I hope so! There is Christmas music played all through the park during this special season. You can hear the bells ringing harmoniously as angelic voices sing in the background. There will be holiday songs, traditional carols, and all-time favourite Christmas songs played that will make your Silver Dollar City not just fun but also a musical experience to remember!
Branson was made famous by the theaters that hold live musical shows. Thus, it has been a tradition in the entertainment city to hold these shows during all throughout the year. And during the Christmas season, Silver Dollar City holds these live musical shows in its Opera House Theater. You can enjoy Christmas-themed musical shows such as the famous ‘The Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens. This musical production will be performed by 14 actors dressed in period clothing, in a beautiful scenery background, and with special effects. You will feel like you’re watching a Broadway show! Other shows include ‘The Living Nativity’ that is about the birth of Christ in Bethlehem. The fun never stops in Silver Dollar City as more shows are scheduled regularly.
When you’re on the streets of Silver Dollar City, check out the light parade that marches through the city streets. The Old Time Christmas parade is an exciting sight to behold for all ages. This parade marches twice a night so, as Santa would say, you better watch out! If you are looking for some thrilling fun, rides like ‘Frisco Silver Dollar Line Steam Train’, ‘rollercoaster Fire-In-The-Hole’, ‘Powder Keg’, ‘The Giant Swing’, and many more will be open if weather permits. You will have a truly fun and exciting Silver Dollar City Christmas with all the things you can do!
And to complete your Silver Dollar City Christmas experience, there is Traditional Christmas cooking that can be sampled during this season. From traditional turkey and Christmas pudding to roasted chestnuts, you can savor the delicious flavors of Christmas. Silver Dollar City will truly give you a lot of things to do and will make your Silver Dollar City Christmas the most memorable Christmas experience you’ll ever have!
Continue the Christmas season vibe at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort where there are luxurious Branson lodging that have the spirit of Christmas in them. You can choose from a Branson Condominium, Branson Log Cabin, or a Branson Table Rock Lake Condominium at affordable prices! For more information or for reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430.