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Silver Dollar City In Midst of An Old Time Christmas Festival

Branson, MO, USA (December 6, 2012) — Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas festival in Branson, Missouri, continues to gather top accolades, recently being named to USA Today’s “10 Great Places to Put a Spin on Christmas Spirit” and Yahoo Travel’s “America’s Best Places for Holiday Lights.”

USA Today states “Christmas gets a razzle-dazzle makeover at this theme park with 4 million lights and 1,000 decorated trees, including one that’s five stories tall and wired for special effects.” Silver Dollar City was spotlighted on the popular travel sites along with other top travel destinations such as Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia and the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival in Chicago, Illinois. Since its debut more than two decades ago, Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas has become one of the country’s most recognized events for spectacular lighting and world-class entertainment, profiled as one of the nation’s top holiday celebrations by CNN Travel, The Travel Channel, Good Morning America, AOL Travel, and MSN.com.

Silver Dollar City is open Thursdays through Sundays through December 23, closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and open daily December 26-30. Hours are 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. most days, with extended hours on Saturdays, including 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 8 – check the website for exact schedules. Information: visit www.silverdollarcity.com.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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