Branson, MO (PRWEB) November 29, 2007 — Bringing high tech spectacles and old fashioned charm together, An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City in Branson is back for another year of holiday fun. Visitors to Branson this holiday season will want to start making their Branson lodging reservations as soon as possible to enjoy every minute of one of the top holiday destinations in the country.
An Old Time Christmas is a holiday celebration unlike any other. Held annually at Silver Dollar City theme park, this mix of 1880’s Christmas celebration with spectacular 21st century lighting and entertainment results in a holiday celebration voted one of the nation’s best holiday events by CNN.com and USA Today. Silver Dollar City is also scheduled to be featured live on ABC’s Good Morning America as part of the “GMA – Lights up the Holidays” which features the most spectacular lighting events across America.
Visitors to Branson and Silver Dollar City will quickly realize why An Old Time Christmas gathers so much attention. During the holiday season the entire park is covered in lights–over 4 million total. The centerpiece of this light show is the 5 story Special Effects Christmas tree which includes over 450,000 lights dancing & twinkling in time with holiday music by award winning pianist, Tracy Heaston. Guests will also not want to miss the Holiday Light Parade which runs each evening with 80,000 lights adorning floats celebrating the Gifts of Christmas. Another favorite is the nightly staging of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol features 14 talented actors, a live band, authentic Victorian costumes and scenery and numerous special effects that bring the beloved Christmas Story to life.
With all the lights & spectacles, visitors will be pleased to know that the simpler traditions of the holidays have not been forgotten either. An Old Time Christmas features a Living Nativity, carolers wandering the streets, hand-crafted toys and gifts, and kids can even have lunch with Santa. Classic holiday foods for all are found throughout the park including traditional Christmas feasts, hand made candies and goodies, Hot Chocolate and Wassail.
There’s so much to see and do that visitors will need lodging in Branson for their visit to An Old Fashioned Christmas. The Cabins at Grand Mountain offer the perfect complement to the holiday celebrations. Located in the heart of town, just minutes from Silver Dollar City, these cabins offer a blend of rustic peace and comfort with all the modern amenities and features of home. Fully furnished log cabins from one to four bedrooms are available for nightly rental. These Branson cabins feature a fully outfitted kitchen, dining room and living area with cable TV, free high speed internet access, a gas fireplace and a master bath large Jacuzzi tub. The Cabins at Grand Mountain are a part of Thousand Hills Resort so guests are guaranteed the same comfort, service and amenities that Thousand Hills has long been known for. To reserve a Cabin or get more information guests can call Thousand Hills at (877) 262-0430 or make reservations online at www.thousandhills.com Whether they are visiting Branson for the first time, or for the hundredth time visitors will want to stay and enjoy the memorable holiday experiences Branson, Silver Dollar City, An Old Time Christmas, and Thousand Hills have to offer.