Make plans to attend the final year of America’s biggest KidsFest – only at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. The fun starts June 8 and lasts until July 21, 2013. 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. Plus, thrilling attractions like the all-new Outlaw Run Coaster, The Giant Swing, Wildfire, PowderKeg, The Lost River and the American Plunge will be open for family fun!
During KidsFest at Silver Dollar City special shows are also planned. Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience features amazing canine athleticism and a powerful message about pet adoption. Perondi’s adopted and talented pets have performed on shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with David Letterman.
Character meet and greets will take place in the Carousel Barn on the Riverfront.
The full schedule of appearances by Silver Dollar City’s cartoon friends includes:
- SpongeBob and Patrick: May 30-June 1
- Tom & Jerry: June 6-8
- Dexter and DeeDee: June 13-15
- Backyardigans: June 20-22
- George Jetson and Astro: June 27-29
- Scooby Doo and Shaggy: July 4-6
- Team Umizoomi: July 11-13
- Fred, Barney and Dino: July 18-20
- Yogi Bear and Boo Boo: July 25-27
- Dora & Diego: August 1-3
Championship cloggers will take the Gazebo Stage during KidsFest. See some of the nation’s most talented clogging groups perform, including the Red River Cloggers and Capital City Cloggers. Then, head over to the Riverfront to see Wacky Science. Hosted by David Wiley, Wacky Science showcases the wacky side of science. Educational yet entertaining, kids love watching his amazing experiments happen right before their eyes! Wednesday through Monday you can end your visit to Silver Dollar City Branson with GAC Nights in Echo Hollow. It’s the only live stage version of the popular television show.