World-Fest Returns to Branson’s Silver Dollar City this Spring

This spring marks the return of World-Fest to Branson, Missouri. This annual event is the largest international festival in the United States! This year’s festival runs from April 4th to May 3rd. The 2009 lineup is bigger and better than ever with new performers including the Dzenbii percussion musicians from Ghana, Jallmay from Peru, New Zealand’s Banjo Queen, Jenny Blackadder, and the high flying Zhejiang Chinese Acrobats. In addition to these stunning new performers, you will be treated to performances by past performers such as Australia’s Wayne Horsburgh, on his 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour, and Ireland’s Feet of Fire, back by popular demand. A list of featured performers for this year’s festival is provided below:

  • Zhejiang Chinese Acrobats
  • Dzenbii percussion musicians from Ghana
  • Jenny Blackadder – New Zealand’s Banjo Queen
  • Jallmay from Peru
  • Ireland’s Feet of Fire
  • Invaders steel drum band from Trinidad
  • Russian Academic Band
  • Australia’s Wayne Horsburgh on his 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour 

After enjoying some of the world’s finest entertainers, feast upon meals from around the globe with international food to accompany the international performers. Enjoy Kolacky from Eastern Europe, Greek Spanakopita, Irish Stew, Mexican Carne Asada, and so much more. Even the dessert will have an international flavor, whether you prefer Italian Tiramisu, German Black Forest Cake, or Baked Alaska from Norway. 

To view more international foods on this year’s menu visit the link below. 

So whether you want to enjoy delicious international cuisine or watch an amazing array of entertainers and performers, the 2009 World-Fest celebration definitely has a place on your travel calendar! While you are at the World-Fest, keep in mind that you can still enjoy the other attractions and rides at Silver Dollar City as well. 

For Silver Dollar City ticket and Branson lodging information during World-Fest call Branson Shows at 1-800-987-6298 or visit





69 thoughts on “World-Fest Returns to Branson’s Silver Dollar City this Spring”

  1. I wish I would have been able to go to this. Its really to bad I missed it 😦 everyone says they had alot of fun.

  2. Silver Dollar City is definetly fun to visit! I’ve being there once and I would recommend it definetely! They have shows to see musicals country music, rides for adults and kids. Lots good tastings!!!:)

  3. Well I wanted to take my family to this activity but they didn’t feel like going to it, so maybe next time….

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