Photo Flash: Harlem Globetrotters Flip Head Over Heels at Silver Dollar City; Show Set for June 2015

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Silver Dollar City announced has announced the world famous Harlem Globetrotters will headline their first-ever extended-run show, slated to open June 2015. Silver Dollar City's family-focused festival "Star-Spangled Summer" will feature slam-dunk hit entertainment with the Harlem Globetrotters headlining, performing in an exhibition of basketball expertise. This will be the first time for the team to present a basketball experience encapsulated into thirty-minute performances presented three times daily for six weeks, showcasing highlights from the Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind touring show.

In the photos below, members of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters travel through the double barrel roll of Outlaw Run, known to be the world's most daring wooden roller coaster, at Silver Dollar City Theme Park in Branson, Mo.

Silver Dollar City will debut Fireman's Landing, an $8 million development with 10 new family adventures in an all-new area. The area, with theming recognizing the contributions of community heroes who serve as firefighters, is an 1880's volunteer recruitment fair, with rides and attractions for ages 3 to 93. The multi-million dollar addition is set to open in the spring of 2015.

About The Harlem Globetrotters: The Harlem Globetrotters, founded in 1926, are celebrating their 88th consecutive year, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment. The Globetrotters became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silver Dollar City parent company Herschend Family Entertainment in 2013. After 88 years, over 25,000 games, six continents and 122 countries and territories, the team has become one of the most recognizable franchises in sports and entertainment. For the latest information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

About Silver Dollar City: Silver Dollar City is an 1880s-style theme park in Branson, Missouri, featuring 7 world-class festivals and events, 100 resident craftsmen demonstrating America's heritage crafts, rides from high-speed thrills to an authentic steam train, music and entertainment, all in a park-like setting. The park has been internationally awarded numerous times for excellence in theme, presentation and operations, including the worldwide Applause Award for excellence and the THEA Award (Themed Entertainment Association). Silver Dollar City opens for select days in March, and then opens the regular season with World-Fest presenting performers from around the world beginning in April. Information: 800-831-4FUN, www.silverdollarcity.com.

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Photo Flash: Harlem Globetrotters Flip Head Over Heels at Silver Dollar City; Show Set for June 2015
Harlem Globetrotters at Silver Dollar City

Photo Flash: Harlem Globetrotters Flip Head Over Heels at Silver Dollar City; Show Set for June 2015
Harlem Globetrotters at Silver Dollar City

Photo Flash: Harlem Globetrotters Flip Head Over Heels at Silver Dollar City; Show Set for June 2015
Harlem Globetrotters at Silver Dollar City

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