In Branson for a Sporting Event? Discover Fun Downtown!

The Branson Shootout Futsal Tournament held at the Branson Convention Center


If you’re coming to Branson for a martial arts tournament, a dance competition or some other sporting event, downtown is the perfect place for event attendees to grab a meal, shop and find lots of fun activities.

Downtown and the Branson Convention Center are home to a number of tournaments and sporting events, including dance and cheer competitions, futsal indoor soccer tournaments, basketball and more.

The Branson RecPlex, just a few minutes north of downtown, is also the site of a number of outdoor softball, baseball and soccer tournaments.

Many youth baseball players come to the area from May through August to compete at the Ballparks of America facility. For the week-long tournaments, Wednesday is a “chill day” for teams and their families to get out and experience the fun in Branson.


Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon, located at Trolley Stop #6, is a popular downtown attraction.


Unique Attractions

Downtown offers many fun activities for groups and sports participants. Downtown is home to the region’s only waterfront zip-line, caged balloon rides, an escape room, a scenic train ride and several museums.

Eats and Treats

Ice Cream? Check. Homemade fudge? Sign me up! Hand-crafted coffees and teas? Nom!

Add in down-home cooking or ethnic dining like Greek and Japanese, and downtown has the eats and treats that will delight your family or event attendees.