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Southern Gospel Picnic Returns to Silver Dollar City

Southern Gospel Picnic Silver Dollar CityUplifting music and soul-filled harmonies fill the stages when the chart-topping performers in Southern Gospel music gather for Silver Dollar City’s Southern Gospel Picnic, one of America’s premier Southern Gospel events. The festival features top groups from traditional to contemporary plus newcomers in the genre at the Branson, Missouri theme park, August 27 – September 7.

“Southern Gospel fans will find most of the chart-topping groups here, including Dove award winners and legendary bands,” said festival coordinator D.A. Callaway. “We also look for new artists coming up in this industry, adding new sounds to the rich heritage of Southern Gospel music.” The variety of performers and styles adds depth to the lineup of 64 groups featured during the festival, from The Booth Brothers to emerging artists like The Browders, he said.

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Star-Spangled Summer & Globetrotters at Silver Dollar City

Harlem-Globetrotters-Silver-Dollar-CitySilver Dollar City’s family-focused festival Star-Spangled Summer features slam-dunk hit entertainment with the Harlem Globetrotters headlining. The Globetrotter Experience, an all-new show, will be the first time for the world-famous basketball team to present an extended run exhibition of basketball expertise, presented throughout the festival, June 6 – July 19. The festival also features the new Fireman’s Landing area with 10 family adventures, Wacky Science with television’s David Willey, champion cloggers and cartoon character meet-and-greets.

The Globetrotter Experience showcases highlights from the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind touring show,encapsulated into thirty-minute performances presented three times daily for six weeks. The legendary world-touring team, with an 89-year tradition of family entertainment, will exhibit their trademark basketball wizardry in a unique and innovative display of amazing skills, athleticism and humor.

“With the global popularity of the Harlem Globetrotters, who are Guinness World Record holders and international basketball legends, The Globetrotter Experience will be a unique opportunity for kids and families to see this first-of-its-kind show,” said Brad Schroeder, Silver Dollar City’s Vice President of Entertainment & Events. “Combined with our new Fireman’s Landing area, this will truly be an all-star summer and our biggest family year ever.”

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Whitewater Attractions Brings Fun to Fireman’s Landing

Preview of Fireman's Landing at Silver Dollar City.Silver Dollar City has been expanded into a previously undeveloped region of the park to make way for Fireman’s Landing, a themed area with 10 family adventures, 3 of which are new interactive play zones supplied by WhiteWater Attractions. Themed as an 1880s volunteer recruitment fair, Fireman’s Landing recognizes the contributions of community heroes, honoring the service of firefighters and stressing the importance of volunteering.

The three play zones include Firefighter’s Fire Drill, which is a Foam Factory that features interactive blasters, vacuums and cannons that propel, throw and dump thousands of foam balls to put out mock fires; Firefighter’s Fire Escape, a Contained Play with fun play elements to climb, jump on, slide down and explore and the Firefighter’s Junior Fire Escape, a soft play area for toddlers. The three attractions offer endless exploration for kids and parents of all ages, allowing the family to play together. All three immersive areas reside inside Fire Station No. 3, the main building within Fireman’s Landing.

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Fireman’s Landing Opens at Silver Dollar City

SDC FL FireFallNew for 2015, Silver Dollar City presents Fireman’s Landing, an $8 million all-new themed area with 10 new family adventures, as the park launches its biggest family year ever.

Opened March 14, Fireman’s Landing substantially increases the park’s attractions, adding 10 family adventures in all. The new area has six family rides and four interactive play zones for kids and families in a highly themed area, saluting the spirit and training activities of community volunteer firefighters. The area, with theming recognizing the contributions of community heroes who serve as firefighters, is an 1880s volunteer recruitment fair. The storyline creates the atmosphere of the rides serving as “training” adventures for recruits and community heroes – all seeking to become part of the Silver Dollar City Fire Brigade.

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Fireman’s Landing Announced for Silver Dollar City

SDC2015 Birds Eye art with logoIn a major announcement, new for 2015, Silver Dollar City presents Fireman’s Landing, an $8 million development with 10 new family adventures in an all-new area, plus the world famous Harlem Globetrotters in their first-ever extended-run show, making 2015 the park’s biggest family year ever.

Set to open in Spring 2015, Fireman’s Landing substantially increases the park’s attractions, adding 10 family adventures in all. The new area has six family rides and four interactive play zones for kids and families in a highly themed area, saluting the spirit and training activities of community volunteer firefighters. The area, with theming recognizing the contributions of community heroes who serve as firefighters, is an 1880s volunteer recruitment fair, with rides and attractions for ages 3 to 93.

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