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Festival of Wonder at Silver Dollar City Amazes this Spring

Silver Dollar City excels at keeping things fresh, fun and family-oriented. This spring, the tradition continues with the return of the Festival of Wonder, set for April 10-28, 2019.

Returning for the 2019 theme park season, Festival of Wonder at Silver Dollar City features jaw-dropping and unbelievable acts. Everything from singers, dancers, artists, and acrobats will take the stage.

Speed painter, Dan Dunn, performs at the Festival of Wonder at Silver Dollar City
Don’t miss Dan Dunn speed painting at the Festival of Wonder.

The Entertainment

Get a front row seat for the amazing entertainment and larger-than-life performances for the Festival of Wonder. Every show is guaranteed to WOW! Get a sneak peek at all that’s happening at this spring festival below:

PAINTJAM featuring Dan Dunn
A fan favorite, PAINTJAM featuring Dan Dunn, returns to the Festival of Wonder for 2019. Artist Dan Dunn amazes audiences as he creates incredible masterpieces—in just minutes! He’s appeared on TV shows like Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Fallon. Now, he brings his wonderful talent to Silver Dollar City!

Also returning for the 2019 season, CirqUnique features everything from contortionists to extreme pole balancing for an unusual and intriguing performance. The troop has also performed on America’s Got Talent. You’ll find CirqUnique performing in the Silver Dollar City Opera House during the Festival of Wonder.

Known as the world’s best pogo group, X-Pogo amazes audiences with high-flying stunts, tricks, and their world-record setting acts. In fact, the group owns more than 13 world records.

Albert Lucas
New in 2019, Albert Lucas, the world-renowned juggler, comedian, variety artist, and world record-holder brings his one-man act to Silver Dollar City. With a lifetime juggling career, Albert holds 24 world records and performs all over the world, most notably on America’s Got Talent.

Eric Haines
Eric Haines brings his one-man, comedic band performance to the Festival of Wonder for a hilariously good time! Check out his comedy performance at the Gazebo this spring.

I-Harp Extreme
This brand-new addition to the Festival of Wonder sends guests on a journey around the world through the musical stylings of world-renowned harpists backed by a grooving rhythm section. The unusual, but captivating, performance is not to be missed!

Phoenix Fire
This performance is sure to blow you away—literally. Phoenix Fire are the masters in pyrotechnics and special stage effects. Come watch their awe-inspiring show full of surprises.

Three grilled cheese options presented on skillets at the Festival of Wonder in Silver Dollar City
Credit: Silver Dollar City

Food of Wonder: The Festival of Wonder 2019 Menu

What would the Festival of Wonder be without a brand-new food menu? Get ready to marvel at and treat your taste buds to some of the best-tasting food in the Ozarks!

This year’s Festival of Wonder menu features:

Fortune Cookie Waffle Cones

Cashew Chicken
Cashew chicken topped with cashews and chopped green onions.

Bang Bang Shrimp
Fried shrimp covered in a Bang Bang sauce and topped with diced pineapple and chopped green onions.

Grilled Cheese:

  • Kielbasa with Jalapeno
    Sliced kielbasa sausage, cheddar cheese, fresh jalapeno, and brown mustard served on sourdough bread.
  • Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese
    Mac and cheese, pulled pork and a dash of hot sauce between two pieces of delicious garlic bread.
  • Five Cheese with Bacon
    Provolone, cheddar, Havarti, Muenster and Monterey Jack cheeses along with smoky bacon served on homemade sourdough bread.


  • Meat Lovers
    Nacho chips topped with bacon, sausage, pepperoni, and hamburger. Covered in Rotella cheese sauce.
  • Pork Belly
    Nacho chips topped with smoked pork belly and mango salsa.
  • Pulled Pork
    Nacho chips topped with smoked pulled pork, corn, black beans, cheddar cheese, and BBQ sauce.

Waffle Fries:

  • Carne Asada
    Seasoned waffle fries topped with carne asada, pico de gallo, and avocado creme.
  • Tri-Tip
    Seasoned waffle fries topped with smoked tri-tip, grilled red onions, and garlic cheese sauce.
  • Crab Fries
    Seasoned waffle fries topped with blue crab, garlic aioli and chopped green onions.


  • Fried Cajun Shrimp
    Topped with shredded lettuce, sliced tomatoes and creamy remoulade sauce on a French loaf bread.
  • Tabasco Sausage
    Topped with shredded lettuce, sliced tomatoes and creamy remoulade sauce on a French loaf bread.
  • Fried Oysters
    Topped with shredded lettuce, sliced tomatoes and creamy remoulade sauce on a French loaf bread.

Build-Your-Own Ramen Bowls:
Traditional noodles cooked in chicken broth

  • Choose a meat: Smoked Pork Belly, Smoked Sausage or Grilled Chicken
    Then, choose your toppings: Portabella Mushrooms, Baby Corn, Bok Choy, Carrots, Snap Peas, Green Onions and Radishes.

Come hungry and ready to embark on a culinary adventure filled with wonder!

Get Ready to Be Amazed by the Festival of Wonder at Silver Dollar City

Be sure to add the Festival of Wonder to your Silver Dollar City spring getaway for a fun-filled vacation. With Reserve Direct, you can always stay on top of what’s happening Branson and get the lowest prices on everything from Silver Dollar City tickets to hotel rooms.

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