Historic Downtown Branson is full of locally owned businesses, and the district is quickly getting ready for the 2017 tourist season with new streets, new sidewalks and even some new businesses. The winter months are a great time for locals to rediscover downtown and also support your neighbors who work or own businesses in downtown.
Even with street construction taking place over the winter and early spring months, all the sidewalks are open and it’s still easy to get around downtown. You’re never more than a one-block walk from any business in downtown!
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Lots of Parking
Even with the Downtown Branson Streetscape project underway in the first months of 2017, there’s still plenty of convenient parking along downtown’s streets and parking lots.
Parking on Main Street
The section of Main Street between Business 65 (Veterans Boulevard) and Commercial Street is closed to through traffic but open for local traffic and parking. This includes spots in front of Dick’s 5 & 10, The Farmhouse Family Restaurant, Branson Cafe and other businesses along this popular section of Main. Because of barricades in place, you can only access this street via Veterans Boulevard.
Similarly, the segment of Main Street between Commercial Street and Sycamore Street is closed to through traffic but open for local traffic and parking. This includes spots in front of Chick’s Barber Shop, Greek Gyros and More and other stores in this area. Drivers can access the street at the four-way-stop from either east Main (coming from Branson Landing) or from Sycamore Street, either from the north or south.
Parking “Behind” Main Street
The Awberry parking lot is a convenient parking spot for visiting the businesses around Main and Commercial Streets. Directly behind Dick’s 5 & 10 on Atlantic Street, the parking lot is also served by a “Sparky” trolley stop.
Parking on South Commercial
Commercial Street between the post office and Pacific Street is available for parking. Sidewalks can take you to the stores, restaurants and attractions along Commercial between Pacific and Main Streets, including Clockers Cafe, Branson Pawn, The Flagstore, The Branson Centennial Museum and Aromatique.
Downtown Businesses are open
Despite the winter months and the road construction, the majority of downtown stores, restaurants and attractions are open. In fact, this slower time of the year is a great time to browse at your leisure and discover everything (and the new things) that Historic Downtown Branson has to offer.
The following downtown Branson businesses are open in January and February 2017:
Dining & Restaurants
- Branson Cafe (Winter hours: 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily)
- Clockers Cafe (Mon-Thu 6 am-3 pm; Fri- Sat 6 am-6pm; Sun 6 am-2pm)
- Farmhouse Family Restaurant (Daily 7 am-2pm)
- Greek Gyros and More (Mon-Thu 11 am-7 pm; Fri-Sat 11 am- 8 pm; Sun 11 am- 3pm)
- Momo’s Sushi & Grill (Sun-Thu 11:30 am-2pm, 5pm-9pm; Fri-Sat 11am-2pm, 5pm-9:30pm)
- Mr. G’s Chicago Pizza & Pub (Mon-Thu 11am-8pm; Fri-Sat 11am-9pm)
- Steak & Shake
- Aromatique (open 10-4 Fridays & Saturdays)
- Branson Quilts
- Branson Pawn
- Cowboy Creed (10-4 Wednesday – Sunday)
- CVS Pharmacy
- Dick’s 5 & 10
- Fashion House (open 10-5 Monday – Saturday)
- The Flagstore (open 10-3 Tuesday – Friday; 10-2 Saturdays)
- Flat Branch Home Loans (10-5 Monday – Saturday)
- H&H Goods (open February weekends only)
- If the Shoe Fits
- Lightning Pawn
- P. Graham Dunn
- Plum Bazaar Bead and Jewelry Shop
- Sonya’s Jewelry and Gifts
- The Spice Agent
- Tuning Element
Shows & Attractions
- Branson Centennial Museum (10-4 Monday – Saturdays)
- Hot Hits Theatre (by reservation in January, shows Valentine’s Weekend)
- Taneyhills Library and Thrift Shop
- The Escape Branson
- Casey’s General Store
- Central Bank of Branson
- Chick’s Barber Shop
- Doug Baker, State Farm
- Downtown Branson Betterment Association
- Edward Jones
- First Community Bank of the Ozarks
- Hogan Land and Title
- KPM CPAs and Advisors
- Motley Law Firm
The few downtown businesses that are closed are planning to reopen or resume normal schedules around the first week of March.
Sparky is Here to Help
During January and February, the free “Sparky” trolley system is running Thurdays – Sundays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Get more information about the trolley system and a map of trolley stops.