National Harvest & Cowboy Festival 101

Branson is known to many as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World for its spectacular live music shows and concerts. It has also been a haven for adventure-seeking people, golf enthusiasts, foodies, and shoppers. What makes Branson even more appealing to the people is the set of festivals happening all year round. Your visit to Branson at any time of the year guarantees a different set of activities and attractions for every month and season.

This month of September, Branson’s Silver Dollar City theme park will be hosting the National Harvest Festival. This year, the National Harvest Festival offers something new to its audience by giving them something new – a Cowboy Festival. For 2017, it will be known as the National Harvest and Cowboy Festival. As usual, the festival still brings you the biggest crafts festival with demonstrating craftsmen. More than a hundred craftsmen will be visiting Silver Dollar City to take part in the National Harvest Festival. You can see several craftsmen, from glassblowers, blacksmiths, candle-makers, sculptors, and many others, as they show you how they make their crafts.

To provide something new for this year’s festival, there will also be Cowboy Festival as a tribute to the American cowboys. Get ready to watch shows like the New Texas Trick Riders where you can see trick riding, fancy stunts, whip acts, and trick shooting, too. The shows of the New Texas Trick Riders goes on from September 12 to October 6. Another one is the Western Stunt Show, which features professional stuntmen and women to provide you with amazing tricks and death-defying acts.

Another attraction for you in this year’s National Harvest Festival is the Culinary & Crafts School in Silver Dollar City. In here, you can have culinary classes taught by the one and only Master Craftsman of Culinary Arts, Debbie Dance Uhrig. You can also have a feast at Molly’s Mill Restaurant, which is also located inside Silver Dollar City.

Apart from the festival itself, guests can still enjoy the thrilling rides and attractions in Silver Dollar City. You can try rides such as the Fire In The Hole, Outlaw Run, Giant Swing, and the Steam Engine Train. These rides will surely send your adrenaline levels soaring! There is also Grandfather’s Mansion if you want to go on a unique adventure, with a hint of mystery. You will find yourself inside mystifying rooms, mirrored walls, slanted floors, and dizzying effects. If you want to take a break from all the excitement in the park, you can always catch more than 40 shows that run in the park daily.

Hurry and plan your trip to Branson to attend the National Harvest Festival. For your lodging needs in Branson, trust Thousand Hills Golf Resort to make your stay a comfortable and convenient one. Call 1-877-262-0430 for your lodging inquiries and reservations.

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