Silver Dollar City wins best theme park holiday event in 2017 reader poll

USA Today readers have again selected Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas festival as the best theme park holiday event in America.

This year’s ranking accompanies a major expansion of the annual Christmas festival with the opening of Christmas in Midtown. The addition features 1.5 million LEDs, bringing the park total to more than 6.5 million lights.

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Beyond the lights, the festival also includes a five-story special effect tree synched to music, two Broadway-style musical productions, 1,000 decorated trees, Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light parade, endless holiday comfort foods, and so much more.

Christmas in Midtown

An Old Time Christmas runs now through Dec. 30. The lights will also remain on during SDC’s New Year’s celebrations on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

Other top 10 winners in the poll include Dollywood (also owned by SDC owners Herschend Family Entertainment), Six Flags Over Texas, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, SeaWorld Orlando, and Disney’s Magic Kingdom.

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