Star Spangled Summer and Moonlight Madness
Events Include the Harlem Globetrotters, Great American Country (GAC) Nights, Fireworks Displays and Street Dances on the Silver Dollar City Square
Two of the hottest Branson summer events each year are Star Spangled Summer and Moonlight Madness at Silver Dollar City, and each of these big events are packed with exciting things to do for the kids and grown-ups alike! Star Spangled Summer comes first on the Silver Dollar City event calendar, featuring days filled with family fun. If you’re more of a night owl, you won’t want to miss Moonlight Madness later in the summer, where you can enjoy riding some of the biggest Silver Dollar City attractions like the all-new Firemen's Landing, Outlaw Run and WildFire late into the night with extended ride time, and close the night out in style with a lively street dance and spectacular fireworks show at the end of each day! Whether you choose to visit during Star Spangled Summer, Moonlight Madness, or both, you’re sure to have a blast at these incredible summer festivals!
Enjoy the Park's Rides and Activities until Midnight during Moonlight Madness!
Many of Branson's biggest Summer events take place at Silver Dollar City between May and August. Moonlight Madness is definitely one of those events. The park stays open until midnight and so do the rides! The views of the park, the city of Branson and the Ozark Mountains atop one of SDC's many rollercoasters is truly a experience you want during your lifetime. Adults and kids alike love the high-speed roller-coasters like WildFire, Thunderation, Outlaw Run, Powder Keg, The Giant Barn Swing, American Plunge and many more. There's also rides and areas exclusively catering to the littlest ones of your group like the all-new Firemen's Landing with its 'firehouse' theme complete with a real dalmation mascot! During Moonlight Madness, you get to experience all the thrills and good times until its officially the next day!
The Harlem Globetrotters Join Star Spangled Summer!
It’s true - the world famous Harlem Globetrotters will be making daily appearances at Silver Dollar City during Star Spangled Summer! For over 80 years, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters have been wowing audiences with their mix of athletic skill, fancy basketball tricks, and humor. You can see the Harlem Globetrotters at Silver Dollar City three times a day throughout the Star Spangled Summer event, with each exhibition show lasting half an hour. The Harlem Globetrotters are just one of the great shows that you can see during Star Spangled Summer, so it’s up to you if you want to catch all three Harlem Globetrotters shows during the day or use that time to enjoy other entertainment like the wacky science shows for kids, special storytelling, and more family friendly fun!
Planning Your Visit To Star Spangled Summer and Moonlight Madness
How do you even begin to choose between Star Spangled Summer and Moonlight Madness? If you can manage to schedule your Branson vacation at just the right time, you may be able to hit both! Otherwise, here’s a bit of help with your choice!
You won’t want to miss Star Spangled Summer if… You’re a Harlem Globetrotters fan, or grew up watching their incredible basketball exhibitions and can’t wait to introduce them to the next generation! Plus, this is the event to be at if your family loves character meet and greets - there’s even a character breakfast option!
Be sure to visit during Midnight Madness if… you love the Silver Dollar City thrill rides and want the opportunity to experience them in the dark - it’s a totally different feeling than riding during the day since you can’t see the track and everything around you is just a blur of darkness! Midnight Madness is also a great choice if you want to take advantage of the cooler evening temperatures! With twelve or more hours of ride time each day of Midnight Madness, it’s the perfect event for thrill ride fans to fit in multiple rides on their favorite attractions before summer is over!
No matter which of the six annual Silver Dollar City festivals you choose to visit, Branson Ticket & Travel can help you plan out an amazing visit, save money with discount Silver Dollar City tickets, and assist you with even more tips on how to have an amazing time at Star Spangled Summer and Moonlight Madness!