With 6.5 million Christmas lights, Silver Dollar City takes the award for the ultimate Christmas lights show experience. Located in Branson, Missouri, Silver Dollar City attracts thousands of visitors every Christmas season not only for the riveting rides and live shows, but also for the spectacular display of Christmas trees, wreaths, and miles of ribbon and garland spread throughout the park.
Nothing says Merry Christmas quite like hot chocolate, presents and family gatherings, but also a colossal sign is a good way too. This gigantic “Merry Christmas” sign greets visitors as they enter Silver Dollar City in Branson. All photos by Kaylee Ascher
This building is not just sitting pretty. Inside customers can find plenty of goodies for their holiday shopping.
Known for being Christ-centered, throughout the park, visitors can see how Silver Dollar City gives homage to the real meaning of Christmas.
An 80-foot faux Christmas tree set to music plays holiday favorites.
A spinning globe is suspended 30 feet in the air.
These lights have been up since Nov. 5 and will be displayed for visitors’ enjoyment until the end of December.
A plethora of lights in red, yellow, blue, green and purple illuminate the night.
Not only do lights adorn the store fronts, but also three miles of garland and ribbon add festive decorations during the Christmas season.
Unfortunately, this is not a gingerbread house, but it would most likely win a neighborhood Christmas light display competition.
This building could make every Christmas light lover envious.
Looking up, visitors can see elegant and radiant stars.
A covered walkway hanging in blue lights create a magical pathway for visitors.
A flying angel and a floating train are not uncommon sights in the village at Silver Dollar City.
Documented in 2020, the spectacular Christmas lights at Midtown were a sight to behold.
Kaylee Ascher is a staff journalist for MBU Timeline. She is a broadcast media major and journalism minor. Ascher works in the production studio on campus and dabbles in nature photography. After graduation, she plans to continue working in post-production.
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