Experience An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

Experience An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

A multiple-time victor of the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice poll for the nation’s Best Theme Park Holiday Event, Silver Dollar City’s “An Old Time Christmas ®” is unlike any other celebration of Christmas. Yet another reason to visit Branson, Missouri, in November and December, during Ozark Mountain Christmas; it’s a one-of-a-kind celebration of the traditional American Christmas with over 6.5 million twinkling lights, Holiday Productions productions,a light parade led by Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and a host of special events.

What is An Old Time Christmas and where can it be experienced?

An Old Time Christmas is held at Silver Dollar City Theme Park, the most popular attraction in Branson, Missouri. Visitors can experience the seas

on’s magic with dazzling light displays, live entertainment, festive shows, and delicious holiday treats throughout the park.

“Joy on Town Square” – Million of Lights – Most Magical Christmas Tree in Branson, Mo.

Joy On Town Square’s over one million LED lights and a towering 80-foot “magical” Christmas tree provide an incredible yuletide adventure. It boasts a magnificent 8-story Christmas tree that comes to life with animated visuals and plays a medley of festive songs that perfectly sync with the surrounding trees, buildings, and festoons.

Even if you peek and count, how many sparkling lights does Midtown actually have?

With over 1.5 million dazzling holiday lights, Christmas in Midtown has become a festive attraction that visitors of all ages enjoy. The animated reindeer, snowflakes, stars, and moving trains create a magical atmosphere that delights visitors strolling through Silver Dollar City’s most significant lighting expansion in over two decades. The addition of light tunnels and other mesmerizing features further adds to the allure of An Old Time Christmas, making it a truly unforgettable experience. As you wander through the park, you’ll be amazed by the dazzling light displays that adorn the buildings and streets and classic Christmas tunes that will transport you to a winter wonderland. The canopy of glowing angels flying overhead is a real showstopper that creates an otherworldly atmosphere. Christmas in Midtown is one of the most beloved holiday traditions in the region.

Spectacular Broadway-style shows

Get into the Holiday spirit at  Home For Christmas, the new Broadway-style show at Red Gold Heritage Hall! With a talented cast of 12 singers and dancers and a live 4-piece band, this nearly half-million dollar production will transport you through six distinct Christmas scenes featuring over 28 classic and original songs Including a unique Silver Dollar City original!). Including a heartwarming tribute to those who serve our country during the holidays, Home For Christmas is a 45-minute celebration of all the joy and love that makes the season so special. 

The ever-popular A Dickens’ Christmas Carol is back. Featuring an all-new musical score, this original musical adaptation of the famous classic by Charles Dickens is a 60-minute, Broadway-style show that uses humor and inspiration to share the story of redemption, hope, and the transforming power of a straightforward prayer. It features a talented cast of actors accompanied by a live band, astounding special effects, stunning Victorian scenery, and exquisite period costumes.

Interactive fun at the Frontier Fa-la-la Follies

Come on over to the Silver Dollar Saloon and get ready to have a hilarious time with the Saloon gang as they take on the holiday season. The Wild West comedy show is a hit with every audience, leaving them in stitches with laughter. You’ll love singing along to all the classic carols and even have a chance to join in on the fun. It’s no wonder that Frontier Fa-la-la Follies is a favorite at Silver Dollar City.

Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade lights December Ozark Nights

Experience the magic of the holiday season with Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, as he leads a stunning evening parade of nine musical and brilliantly lighted floats. This captivating parade winds through the charming streets of Silver Dollar City every night during the event. The floats are adorned with hundreds of thousands of LED lights, specifically designed to create an enchanting display for the park. The parade boasts 45 brightly-clad characters with vibrant costumes, which add to the festive atmosphere. Don’t miss the chance to witness this breathtaking parade and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

Living Nativity

The festival features a living nativity as part of its traditional celebration. It’s a musical performance that tells the story of Mary and Joseph in ancient Bethlehem. Visitors experience the surroundings and life as it might have been for them. The program is presented multiple times a day during the festival and lasts for about 15 minutes. It’s a must-see for anyone who wants to experience the true “Reson for the Season.

Shopping, Craftsmen, and Dining

Enjoy a cup of wassall or hot chocolate as you stroll through the park. Witness dozens of artisans showcasing their skills in different 1880s craft techniques. These craftsmen include blacksmiths, glassblowers, candy-makers, furniture-makers, and potters. Shop in one of the dozens of unique shops or dine on seasonal favorites in one of the many eateries throughout the park..

Rides and Marvel Cave

And let’s not forget it is still an amusement park. All the rides, except the water rides, are usually open even though the temperatures are cooler. Another option for the adventurous is to check out the Marvel Cave. According to the United States Department of the Interior, it runs underneath the park and is a National Natural Landmark.

More Information on Silver Dollar City and Branson

For further information on Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas, visit the website

www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park/festivals/. Information for everything Branson is available at www.branson.com and www.ExloreBranson.com




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