Silver Dollar City Tops Holiday List Again


by: Scott McCaulley

Using a sports term, Silver Dollar City is on a winning streak that has reached three.

For the third year in a row, Silver Dollar City’s “An Old Time Christmas” has won the Readers Choice in the USA Today 10 Best list for best Theme Park Holiday Event.

SDC finished ahead of the Christmas Celebrations at Kings Island Ohio and at Dollywood in Tennessee.

The festival, which includes the spectacular light display plus the daily Parade and other shows, will continue through Sunday. The Park will finish it’s season with a New Year’s Celebration next Monday and Tuesday.

The USA Today Best 10 Theme Park Holiday Event as chosen by readers:

  1. An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City – Branson, Mo.
  2. WinterFest at Kings Island – Mason, Ohio
  3. Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood – Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
  4. Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg – Williamsburg, Va.
  5. SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration – Orlando
  6. Christmastime at Santa’s Village – Jefferson, N.H.
  7. Holiday Lights at Kennywood – West Mifflin, Penn.
  8. Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay – Tampa
  9. Dutch Winter Wonderland at Dutch Wonderland – Lancaster, Penn.
  10. Christmas Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Florida – Winter Haven, Fla.


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