For the second consecutive year, Silver Dollar City’s “Old Time Christmas” festival is named to the top spot in the land for “Best Theme Park Holiday in USA Today’s 10 Best Poll. The honor follows four weeks of voting by USA Today readers and theme park fans after the park was placed in the running of 20 top events by a USA Today panel of experts. Runners-up include events at Dollywood and SeaWorld Orlando.
Silver Dollar City’s Christmas on Main Street light and sound show features the USA Today and 10Best.com, which was voted upon by readers nationwide.
In additional recent awards, Silver Dollar City is named in Travel Channel’s “Top 7 Theme Parks for the Holidays,” and is spotlighted with Branson in the Fodor’s Travel and Huffington Post’s list of “10 US Towns with Incredible Christmas Celebrations.” Also recently posted, MSN Travel named Silver Dollar City to their list of “Dazzling Christmas Light Displays to Visit in All 50 States.”
Indeed, Silver Dollar City at Christmas is glittering—a magical fantasy land once only imagined in story books. But the City wrapped in razzle-dazzle is still down-home Christmas—the kind families dream of experiencing together.
Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but reopens December 26-30, featuring the lighted Christmas led by Rudolph, two Broadway-style musicals, A Dickens’s Christmas Carol. and It’s a Wonderful Life!, and miles and miles of brilliantly lit trees and rooftops. Information: www.silverdollarcity.com, or 800-831-4FUN(386).
Traveling in their motorhome several months each year, Arline and her photographer husband, Lee Smith, make their permanent home in Heber Springs, Arkansas. She currently is a presenter for Workamper Rendezvous, sponsored by Workamper News. Arline has dozens of magazine articles published, as well as five books: “Road Work: The Ultimate RVing Adventure” (now available on Kindle); “Road Work II: The RVer’s Ultimate Income Resource Guide”; “Truly Zula; When Heads & Hearts Collide”; and “The Heart of Branson”, a history of the families who started the entertainment town and those who sustain it today. Visit Arline’s personal blog at ArlineChandler.Blogspot.com