As the thrill of summer approaches, Branson comes alive for the summer.
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters stop by Silver Dollar City this summer to celebrate their 90th world tour.
From June 11th through July 24th, guest will have the chance to be a part of the official 90th birthday party the Globetrotters tour during the six-week Globetrotter Experience. The party starts on 6/11 as the Globetrotters kick off Star-Spangled Summer at 9:15am with Coach Barry “Hi Rise” Hardy, a former player and 3-time slam dunk champion; 3-time basketball-spinning Guinness World Record-Holder Scooter Christensen; and a roster of players and their families.
The Globetrotter Experience, created exclusively for Silver Dollar City last year, returns with highlights from the touring show’s trademark basketball wizardry which showcases the unique and innovative skills of the Globetrotters.
After the show, guest will have the opportunity to meet and get autographs from some of their favorite Globetrotters.
However, Star-Spangled Summer is not just about The Globe Trotters. Silver Dollar City plays host to over 40 rides and attractions including best new ride of 2013; Outlaw Run.
The Magic of Peter Gossamer, a comedy magic show featuring up close and personal illusions,will also appear right before your eyes.
For more information on park events, show times and hours during Star-Spangled Summer visit www.silverdollarcity.com or call 800.831.4FUN(386)
Just down the road from Silver Dollar City, The Showboat Branson Belle will be presenting Princess & Pirate cruises at 11 AM on Sundays beginning June 12 running through August 7
This immersive event allows young pirates and princess the opportunity to dress in their finest pirate gear or dawn a stunning princess dress to cruise down the river.
Event Highlights include:
- Showboat headliner Cassandré Faimon-Haygood brings fairy-tale songs to life
- Magician Aaron Radatz showcases “pirate magic”
- Meet-and-greets with over 20 costumed princesses and pirates
- A dance party on the top deck featuring princess and pirate stick-on tattoos, balloon artistry, bubbles, princess wands, and pirate flags
- Special kids’ meals with a new menu
Also aboard the Showboat Branson Belle, The all new show CELEBRATE!, run through December 31.
This new show features:
- Cassandré Faimon-Haygood
- The male vocal Group: The ShowMen
- The Fastest Feet West of the Mississippi, The Four Man Dance Troupe: Rhythm
- Comedian and Magician, Christopher James
- The Rockin’ Dockers
- Janice Martin, the world’s only aerial violinist
- American Idol finalist, Jason Yeager
- Ventriloquist Phil Hughes
- Magician, Aaron Radatz
- The Castaways
Each CELEBRATE! cruise includes a 3-course meal and show all aboard the elegant 700 seat Branson Belle as it cruises Table Rock Lake.
To book your own CEEBRATE! or Princess and Pirate Cruise visit www.showboatbransonbelle.com or call 800-775-BOAT(2628).
While we are talking about water, why not splash over to Branson’s White Water for a summer of fun for the family.
White Water opens for the season 5/28 for the season. This season boasts 9 additional days, well nights, of Night Water and bring the kids for, all season long, $20 admission and Hula Hula Tacos.
White Water has thrill for the entire family like the popular KaPau Plummet for the thrill seekers. This near-vertical 70-degree plunge and two-story free fall through two 240-foot dueling slides, followed by a translucent spiraling loop at 26 fps. The 7-story, 6-slide Kalani Towers is great the other adventure seeker in the family. Aloha River is the perfect place to let your worries flow away as you float down the 800 foot river passing by fountains, misters and geysers. For an interactive attraction with slides and geysers the family can enjoy together, float your way over to Splashaway Cay. Finally, little swimmers can paddle in to Coconut Cove. For daily hours swim over to www.bransonwhitewater.com
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