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Jun 11, 2016, 17:05 ET Thousands Attend The Official 90th Birthday Party of the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters

  With a slate of singers, dancers, magicians and a red-white-and-blue marching band all welcoming a 12-foot tall spinning cake, the "Official...


Jan 21, 2015, 16:22 ET Construction Landmark for Silver Dollar City's New Fireman's Landing

 The construction landmark of the setting of a historic bell marks progress on the $8 million all-new themed area at Silver Dollar City in...


Nov 03, 2014, 06:13 ET Silver Dollar City's 'An Old Time Christmas' Presents NEW $1 Million Light Parade Starring Rudolph

 The Christmas season comes early in America's heartland, and Silver Dollar City lights up with a new $1 million light parade featuring the...


Aug 13, 2014, 17:59 ET Silver Dollar City Makes Major 2015 Announcement: 'Fireman's Landing' with 10 New Family Adventures, Harlem Globetrotters in First-Ever Extended-Run Show

In a major announcement today, new for 2015, Silver Dollar City presents Fireman's Landing, an $8 million development with 10 new family adventures...


Jul 02, 2014, 06:00 ET America's Vacationers Target Value Destinations Like Branson, Missouri

School's out and summer's on as America's families take to the roads, often searching for the best value in a vacation getaway.  With Internet...


Oct 24, 2013, 10:30 ET $1.7 Million Heart-Pounding KaPau Plummet To Be The Biggest Thrill in White Water History

 When designers and developers with Silver Dollar City Attractions set out to create a new 2014 ride for White Water, there was one...


May 30, 2013, 15:00 ET Record-Breaking Wood Coaster Outlaw Run Barrel Rolls into Summer Travel Options

 Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, a top vacation destination for families, launches its summer season with one of the world's top...


Mar 15, 2013, 17:56 ET Silver Dollar City's Outlaw Run Makes Global Debut

International attention is focusing on Branson, Missouri as the Silver Dollar City theme park debuted today a first-of-its-kind thrill ride, Outlaw...


Aug 09, 2012, 17:28 ET Silver Dollar City Announces World's Most Daring Wood Coaster

 Thrill ride enthusiasts around the world will mark a first-of-its-kind ride debut at Branson, Missouri's Silver Dollar City in Spring 2013...


Jun 20, 2012, 17:26 ET Cheering Crowds Welcome Nik Wallenda Back to his Summer Day Job at Silver Dollar City Theme Park in Branson, Missouri

 Just days after his historic high-wire walk across Niagara Falls in the dark of night, aerialist Nik Wallenda was welcomed back to the Silver...


Dec 14, 2011, 06:13 ET Silver Dollar City Named to More 'Top 10' Lists for Holiday Lights

 Branson, Missouri's Silver Dollar City has been named to more national Top 10 lists for Holiday Lights: Yahoo Travel's Top 10...


Apr 09, 2011, 18:27 ET Branson Spring Bursts with Optimism for 2011 Tourism Season

With the height of the tourist season still months away, early indicators often set the stage for the year, say Branson, Missouri tourism...


Apr 03, 2009, 07:00 ET Balancing Monks Coming to Branson!

Silver Dollar City's World-Fest Opens with Biggest Show Year Ever Performers from Six Continents Featured April 4 - May 3 The popular Branson,...


Nov 21, 2007, 00:00 ET America's Brightest Christmas Happens at Branson's Silver Dollar City

BRANSON, Mo., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's brightest, most elaborate Christmas celebrations has it all -- from a 5-story tree...


Apr 13, 2007, 01:00 ET Silver Dollar City's Giant Swing Debuts With Roller-Coaster Speeds, Giant-Size Thrills

BRANSON, Mo., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid-America's most acclaimed theme park Silver Dollar City debuts its newest thrill ride, The Giant...


Nov 04, 2002, 00:00 ET Celebration City Construction Reaches Highpoint on 8-Story Wooden Coaster, 'Ozark WildCat'

BRANSON, Mo., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is up -- currently 8 stories high -- on the wooden roller coaster at Silver Dollar City's new...