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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 8-26, 2020.

Returning for the 2020 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.

Festival of Wonder
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All-New 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:

The Bottle Boys

Now a global sensation, The Bottle Boys have garnered millions of views on YouTube and Facebook for their musical talents. Sure to dazzle audiences at the Dockside Theater, The Bottle Boys use bottles and other unlikely interments to give a world-class performance.

The Passing Zone

Known for their comedy and juggling skills, Jon and Owen of The Passing Zone have opened for numerous comedians like Bob Hope, George Carlin, Jay Leno, and Penn & Teller. Additionally, they’ve been featured on many TV programs such as Hell’s Kitchen, Comic Strip Live, MADtv, and beyond. Awarded five Guinness World Records as well as earning several other prestigious awards throughout their career, they’re sure to be a hit at the Red Gold Heritage Theater this spring.

Precision Card Throwing

Guiness World Records holder Rick Smith Jr. will showcase his card-throwing skills and daring stunts at the Riverfront. Holding three Guinness World Records for fastest, highest, and farthest throws, you’ll be thoroughly impressed during his Festival of Wonder performances.

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.

Returning This Year

PAINTJAM featuring Dan Dunn
A fan favorite, PAINTJAM featuring Dan Dunn, returns to the Festival of Wonder for 2020. 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’s. Now, he brings his wonderful talent to Silver Dollar City!

CirqUnique
Also returning for the 2020 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.

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.

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 2020 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.

Nachos:

  • 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.

Po’boys:

  • 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

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