Celebrate Silver Dollar City’s Star Spangled Summer in Branson, Missouri.  The event is a festival for families and kids to embrace All-American summer fun.  Starting June 11, there will be special meet and greet sessions with favorite cartoon characters such as Dora and Diego, SpongeBob and Patrick and Team Umizoomi.  Plus,  The Globetrotter Experience and The Magic of Peter Gossamer return for even more family fun in 2016. 

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Outlaw Run

Visitors with Silver Dollar City tickets can also play at the kid-friendly Fireman’s Landing family adventure area as well as enjoy thrilling attractions like the Outlaw Run Coaster, The Giant Swing, Wildfire, PowderKeg, The Lost River and the American Plunge will be open for family fun!  The festival runs through July 24, 2016.

During the festival, there will be special meet and greet sessions with favorite cartoon characters such as Dora and Diego, SpongeBob and Patrick and Team Umizoomi.  Character meet and greets will take place in the Carousel Barn on the Riverfront. 

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SpongeBob & Patrick

The full schedule of appearances by Silver Dollar City’s cartoon friends includes:

The Flintstones
June 9-11

Dora and Diego
June 16-18

Scooby Doo & Shaggy
June 23-25

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Donatello & Leonardo)
June 30 – July 2

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Family fun starts at Silver Dollar City

George Jetson & Astro
July 7 – 9

Team Umizoomi
July 14 – 16

SpongeBob & Patrick
July 21 – 23

Tom & Jerry
July 28 – 30

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Michelangelo & Raphael)
August 4 – 6

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Harlem Globetrotters

During a Star Spangled Summer at Silver Dollar City Branson special shows are also planned.   At The Globetrotter Experience, watch as these talented athletes display their trademark basketball wizardry.  Then, head over to The Magic of Peter Gossamer show, where Gossamer takes audience for a walk on the wild side of science.  Returning to the stage are Championship cloggers.  They will perform on the Gazebo Stage during Star Spangled Summer.  See some of the nation’s most talented clogging groups perform.

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Lost River

Want to grab breakfast with your favorite characters?  Each scheduled character group will host a special Character Breakfast on the last day of their scheduled appearance at Reunion Hall at 9am.  The All-You-Can-Eat Buffet includes Silver Dollar Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Casserole, Bacon, Sausage, Hash Browns, Biscuits, Gravy, Chicken Strips and choice of Juice, Milk, Soda or Coffee.  Cost is $18.99 for adults and $14.99 for children, in addition to regular theme park admission.

Reserve your Silver Dollar City tickets or one of our money-saving Silver Dollar City Packages today to experience all of the fun at the Star Spangled Summer Festival!


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