The No Rides Guide

Last Updated:April 24, 2024
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If you think that Silver Dollar City is just roller coasters and water rides, you’ll be surprised to discover that rides are just a fraction of the fun to be had at the award-winning theme park. Regardless of your interests, you’ll find enough engaging activities and exciting entertainment to craft a day, or even an entire season of adventure, even if rides just aren’t your thing.

World-Class Festivals & Events

Spring through Christmas, Silver Dollar City is home to festivals and events that showcase incredible entertainment, unbelievable flavors and atmosphere you just can’t find anywhere else. Explore our festivals to find out what’s going on when you plan to visit. Explore Festivals >


Silver Dollar City has the unique distinction of boasting a 100-strong colony of craftsmen that call the park home all season long and has even been dedicated as the “Home of American Craftsmanship” by the US Congress. Watch entertaining demonstrations from blacksmiths, glassblowers, potters, knife makers, woodcarvers, furniture craftsmen, candle makers and many more. Explore Craftsmen >

Signature Entertainment

The sounds of music and laughter ring through the streets of Silver Dollar City with 40 live shows daily from Silver Dollar City’s talented entertainers. If you love music and lighthearted humor, the Silver Dollar Saloon Show is a favorite tradition for all ages. Other signature Silver Dollar City entertainment includes traditional tunes from the Homestead Pickers and Down By the Riverside, showcasing the Rivertown Ramblers in Dockside Theater.

Ozarks History

Silver Dollar City is known for its impeccable 1880s-style theming, but the park is also home to many authentic 19th century structures. Located on Homestead Ridge, just off of the Silver Dollar City Square, you’ll step back in time as you explore McHaffie’s Homestead, The Wilderness Church and the Oak Trail School, all structures built right here in the Ozarks in the 1800s that have been moved to Silver Dollar City to be preserved and enjoyed by guests.


While you’re exploring all that Silver Dollar City has to offer, take time to leisurely browse 60 unique shops. In addition to the park’s signature craft locations, there are dozens of shops containing souvenirs, apparel, accessories and other unique items you won’t find anywhere else. Explore Shops >

Ways To Visit

If you’re planning on just visiting Silver Dollar City for one, two or three days, you can learn more about day ticket options and check out any current special offers. But if you’re planning a Branson getaway or looking to come back to Silver Dollar City for Christmas, lodging packages and Season Passes are also available. Ticket Information >

Vacation Packages

Plan your perfect fall getaway featuring one or two days at Silver Dollar City and choose from Branson’s top-rated hotels when you book an exclusive Silver Dollar City Vacation Package. Craft your ideal vacation and choose from the Branson’s best attractions including the Showboat Branson Belle®, Sight & Sound® Theater, Titanic™ Museum Attraction, Dolly Parton's Stampede® and more. Learn More >

Season Passes

Season Passes are an incredible value, granting you unlimited visits all season long. Plus, you’ll enjoy savings on park and at lots of other Branson Attractions. Upgrade to Gold or Diamond Passes and get even more perks! Get Passes >

Silver Dollar City Campground

Another great lodging option for your fall getaway is Silver Dollar City’s Wilderness Campground. This cozy spot feels like it’s off the beaten path, but it’s actually conveniently located to everything you want to experience in Branson and even offers free shuttle service to and from Silver Dollar City. There are tent sites, RV sites, travel trailers and rustic cabins available so you’ll find the ideal accommodation for you. Plan Your Stay >

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Meet Suzanne Colvert

Suzanne has spent over two decades working and playing at Silver Dollar City. Even after all these years, she still finds new things to love about The City every day…

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