Reserve Branson Travel Guide

Silver Dollar City Celebrates a Star Spangled Summer Festival

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 9, 2018, there will be special meet and greet sessions with favorite cartoon characters such as Dora and Diego, SpongeBob and Patrick and Team Umizoomi.

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 22, 2018. If you’re looking for endless summer fun, head to Silver Dollar City for a Star Spangled Summer of fun!

Meet Your Favorite Characters

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. The full schedule of 2018 Star Spangled Summer character meet and greets is still TBD.

Character Breakfasts

SpongeBob & Patrick

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 9:00 am. 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 for admission is:

Character breakfast admission is in addition to regular park admission.

Acapella, Dogs, and Clogs

A summer of fun awaits you at Silver Dollar City

During a Star Spangled Summer at Silver Dollar City Branson special shows are also planned. The 2018 season is jam-packed with over-the-top performances designed to “wow” visitors!

Lost River

Returning to the stage from June 9th through August 4th are the Championship Cloggers. They will perform on the Gazebo Stage throughout the Star Spangled Summer festival. You’ll see some of the nation’s most talented clogging groups perform. No shows are performed on Sundays.

For riveting (and furry) fun, check out the performances by
Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience. From June 9th through July 22nd, Chris Perondi and his dogs show off their best tricks, dance moves, acrobatics, and more, all with audience participation included. Chris and his furry pack of friends have starred on Oprah, the Ellen Show, and the Tonight Show, too. There are no shows on Wednesdays.

New to the Star Spangled Summer festival at Silver Dollar City is Rockapella. Performing at the Riverfront Playhouse from June 9th through July 22nd, Rockapella uses catchy melodies and unbelievable harmonies to captivate audiences. You won’t believe this exhilarating live performance only uses the power of the human voice! Also, shows are not performed on Tuesdays.

Get Your Silver Dollar City Tickets Today

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!


Ashley is Reserve Direct’s travel expert, visiting Branson to find the best travel tips, money-saving deals and insider information. With over 10 years of experience in first-hand-travel adventures, she shares her stories, advice, and current events to help you stay in the know.