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Silver Dollar City’s National Kids Fest

Every child dreams of a special place where playtime and fun never end. Every parent wishes for a place where families can share in creating lifetime memories. Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri fills all of these wishes with their National Kids Fest.

That’s exactly what you’ll find nestled in the hills of the Ozarks during America’s Largest Kids Fest! Your imagination will be sparked from the excitement of your first coaster ride to the delight of new shows and your favorite adventures!
NEW! The Magic of Peter Gossamer
From the by-gone days of the amazing Harry Houdini comes one of the world’s greatest illusionists, Peter Gossamer! See mystifying tests of mind over matter with baffling vanishings, mind-boggling levitations and spellbinding feats that will leave you in awe!
As seen on “The World’s Greatest Magic 5”, Gossamer’s Magic combines original concepts and a fresh approach to the art of illusion with comedic vignettes and a charismatic personality for a truly amazing performance.
Appearing in the Opera House Friday – Wednesday, the show vanishes into thin air every Thursday. Show times are 11:30, 1:30, 3:30 (times subject to change without notice.)
All NEW – Ice Circus!
The greatest show on ice delivers brand new, never-before-seen acts in 2008! This main stage show has skated onto the scene as the only show of its kind combining all the fun of the circus… hilarious clowns, unicyclists, elaborate animal costuming, stunning silk aerialists, shadow juggling and even skaters on stilts with the beauty and grace of precision ice skating. See the big top come to life with the coolest show in town

Join the circus in Red Gold Heritage Hall everyday except Wednesdays. Show times are 11:00, 2:30 and 4:30; Saturdays 11:00, 1:00, 3:00 and 4:30 (times subject to change without notice.)

NEW! VeggieTales® Presents:The Invention of Silliness!
This summer VeggieTales® is proud to introduce its newest zany character, Pa Grape, as he tries to create the biggest and best Silly Song ever in his workshop. See this world premiere of VeggieTales® newest production as you share important life lessons, filled with timeless values, with your family. Plus, meet Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber after each show!
Sing along in the Riverfront Playhouse everday of the week. Show times are 11:30, 2:00 and 4:00 (times subject to change without notice.)
Kid Concoctions™
The folks from Kid Concoctions™ return in 2008 with a new and expanded activities area! Let your imagination run wild in this interactive barn with the award-winning brand Kid Concoctions. Learn the secret recipe for Gooey Gunk and watch our experts make volcanoes. You’ll be amazed by what fun you can create with a little imagination and common household items!
You can even play the day away on the City’s square with over 100 interactive kid-sized experiments, games and creative activities.
All this, plus Championship Cloggers, banana split eating contests and over 30 other rides and attractions including barn-bursting fun at The Giant Swing, the high-speed, multi-looping WildFire®, the corkscrew curves of Thunderation, the white river rapids of The Lost River of the Ozarks and PowderKeg® – launching from zero to breathless in 2.8 seconds!
For smaller kids, take a turn on the 10 family rides at The Grand Exposition, smaller-scale rides are found in a multi-level play area Tom Sawyer’s Landing, and interactive adventure awaits at the World’s Largest Treehouse at Geyser Gulch and Splash Harbor.
Information and Images courtesy of Silver Dollar City
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