National Craft & Cowboy Festival at Silver Dollar City

The National Craft & Cowboy Festival at Silver Dollar City runs September 13 – October 28, 2017 and showcases more than 125+ visiting craftsmen demonstrating their talent and crafts!

“The Home to American Craftsmanship”

Silver Dollar City is known as the “Home to American Craftsmanship” and hosts a number of fascinating events throughout the year – with their “National Craft & Cowboy Festival,” they showcase some of the country’s finest artisans and craftsmen.

Silver Dollar City's National Crafts & Cowboy Festival runs September 13 - October 28, 2017

Silver Dollar City’s National Crafts & Cowboy Festival runs September 13 – October 28, 2017

This special festival is one of the most sought after and highly anticipated events of the fall season!

Every year 125 craftsmen demonstrate their unique array of skills and talents. This fun festival includes a salute to the Great American Cowboy with wild mustangs, an old-fashioned barn dance, chuck wagon cooking and much more.

Special Events Taking Place During National Craft & Cowboy Festival!

Throughout the festival, visitors and guests of Silver Dollar City have to chance to catch some unique activities that only happen during this time of year:


Demonstrating craftsmen will be on-site throughout the festival.

Demonstrating craftsmen will be on-site throughout the festival.

Demonstrating Craftsmen

More than 125+ visiting craftsmen will be on-site providing one-of-a-kind displays, exhibits, and showcase their incredible talent throughout the day.


The festival features the Wild West Show!

The festival features the Wild West Show!

Wild West Show!

Taking place from September 14 – October 15 at the Red Gold Heritage Hall at Silver Dollar City, this LIVE variety and entertainment show is inspired by the legendary Buffalo Bill Wild West Show!


Fred Woehl demonstrates how he tames wild mustangs!

Fred Woehl demonstrates how he tames wild mustangs!

LIVE Mustangs!

Fred Woehl shares his amazing talent and one-of-a-kind methods that allow him to tame the famous wild Mustangs, with live demonstrations of how he does it.


Buck Taylor and other Western artists share their beautiful paintings and artwork!

Buck Taylor and other Western artists share their beautiful paintings and artwork!

Buck Taylor’s Cowboy Emporium

Buck Taylor and other artists showcase their beautiful Western artwork.


Kent Rollins' Chuckwagon features food, stories, and more!

Kent Rollins’ Chuckwagon features food, stories, and more!

Kent Rollins’ Chuckwagon Storytelling, Food, Poetry, & Humor

Take part in an authentic chuckwagon experience as Kent Rollins and his restored 1876 Studebaker wagon deliver food, fun, and stories!


Silver Dollar City's famous Barn Dance returns once again!

Silver Dollar City’s famous Barn Dance returns once again!

Barn Dance!

A popular activity during the festival, the Barn Dance returns once again for the 2017 season!


Hear some of Western music's biggest stars as they perform LIVE!

Hear some of Western music’s biggest stars as they perform LIVE!

Western Shows, Concerts, & Performances!

Taking place at the Riverfront Playhouse, an all-star lineup of Western music bands and performers will be taking to the stage throughout the event and include:

  • Kristyn Harris Band(September 20-24)
  • Miss Devon & The Outlaw(September 27 – October 1)
  • Belinda Gail(October 4-8)
  • The Home Rangers(October 11-13)
  • The Malpass Brothers(October 18-22)


Better Than Ever Before!

This year’s National Craft & Cowboy at Silver Dollar City is better than ever before, don’t miss your chance and get tickets early to avoid the lines!

We offer 1-day passes (as well as 2-day passes that are not available at the park) and package deals to help you save the most on your next trip to Branson and Silver Dollar City!

About the Theme Park

Silver Dollar City is an internationally awarded and family focused theme park in Branson, MO. This 1880’s style theme park has over 40 rides including large wooden coasters, metal coasters that flip upside down, water toboggans, kids rides, and more. There are 100 resident craftsmen that demonstrate American-made crafts as well as over 60 shops showcasing the trades of glass-blowing, steel-forging, and other hand crafted goods. There is deep fried food, country food, candy, and all around delicious food! Silver Dollar city is also the home to Marvel Cave, one of the oldest attraction sites in the Ozarks. Don’t forget to check in and see what time the next cave tour will be starting, it’s a cool experience and a great way to “cool” down.

Here’s a Tip!
Silver Dollar city is a large park, grab a map on the way in and wear comfortable clothes and shoes. There are also strollers and lockers available or rent. Don’t miss the numerous free demonstrations and samples that go on in almost every shop!

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