Trip Ideas

Where in Branson Landing is Elfie?

Where in Branson Landing is Elfie?

Downtown Branson
Starting Black Friday through Christmas Eve, visitors to downtown's Branson Landing are encouraged to find Elfie somewhere in a Branson Landing store or restaurant and then pose with Elfie for a selfie. Visitors who post a selfie with Elfie and then use the tag #BLElfieSelfie are then eligible for a weekly prize from the store in which Elfie was found. Branson Landing is posting hints about Elfie's location each week on their Facebook and Instagram pages. Note: Elfie may or may not actually be on a shelfie.
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2019 Christmas Tree Tour

2019 Christmas Tree Tour

Downtown Branson
In America’s Christmas Tree City, area businesses are displaying over 700 creative trees in all shapes, sizes, and styles this 2019 season. In the list below are the "featured" trees that you just cant miss. Absolutely everything imaginable is used to construct the trees; Books, tires, even some constructed of just lights. The trees are a deep part of tradition in the Ozarks. Each one highlighting the special aspects of its creators. The heart of the Christmas spirit is in Branson and shines through with each tree. Locations Silver Dollar City – “Joy on Town Square”399 Silver Dollar City Pkwy, Branson, MO 65616Location: OutsideType: 80′ with high-res LED lights and imagery Veterans Memorial Garden1107 W Main Street, Branson, MO 65616Location: OutsideType: Evergreen Dolly Parton’s Stampede1525 West 76 Country Boulevard, Branson,…
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2019 Adoration Parade to be held in Downtown on Dec. 8 (a week late)

2019 Adoration Parade to be held in Downtown on Dec. 8 (a week late)

Downtown Branson
It's (almost) always a First-Sunday-in-December Branson Tradition... the Adoration Parade. Because Thanksgiving weekend spills over into December this year, the parade has been moved to Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. The 71st annual, noncommercial Adoration Parade celebrates the true spirit of Christmas and features local organizations and high school marching bands and performers of all kinds. Sometimes even calling Saint Nicholas himself out. But have no fear... the giant Adoration Scene nativity will be lit as usual on the First Sunday for people visiting Branson on Thanskgiving Weekend. The scene visible from practically all of downtown day or night this time of year ... across Lake Taneycomo from Downtown Branson. Originally built in 1949 by businessman Joe Todd and designed by local artist Steve Miller, it depicts the Christmas…
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87th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Branson

87th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Branson

Downtown Branson
It's been a Branson tradition for nearly nine decades now, dating all the way back to the first parade held here marking Armistice Day and honoring our WWI veterans. Since then, that solemn observance has grown and become one of the largest Veterans Day observances in the country, drawing thousands of veterans and their families from across America. In recent years, it has been organized by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 913. Join us downtown as we celebrate the bravest of our nation on November 11 at 11 a.m. For a full list of Veterans Week Events Nov. 5-11 in the Branson Area, please visit ExploreBranson.com
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Branson Landing Safe Trick or Treat!

Branson Landing Safe Trick or Treat!

Downtown Branson
Round up all the little goblins, superheroes and the Elsas and head to the Branson Landing for the 13th annual Safe Trick or Treat, Oct. 31... Halloweeen night! This event is for children in costume, up to 12 years old. Kids are encouraged to go from store-to-store to collect treats, stickers, coupons and other goodies. Costumes, masks, LOTS of free candy. What's not to love? Come down to the Branson Landing, in costume, and ready to gather up some candy! On October 31st, from 5 - 7 pm, many of the stores on the Landing will be participating! If you come early, the free Sparky trolleys run until 6 p.m. and can help you avoid parking headaches. Don't forget to stop by for pictures in the pumpkin patch with The…
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See Amazing Fall Foliage in Downtown Branson and Along Lake Taneycomo

See Amazing Fall Foliage in Downtown Branson and Along Lake Taneycomo

Downtown Branson
Visions of Orange, Red, Yellow. Add a dash of fall festivals, Halloween and pumpkin spice everything! Who's ready for autumn? The Ozark Mountains have some of the best fall colors to be found anywhere, and Downtown Branson is the leaf-watching capital in the region. The cool mornings and mild fall days are great times to enjoy scenic walking, jogging and hiking around! One of our favorites is the Downtown Branson Fall Foliage Walking Tour, available on ExploreBranson.com Fall Foliage Walking Tour Directions Estimated distance: 1.5 milesTime: 50 minutes walking, 25 minutes jogging Park in the north Branson Landing parking lot (same side as Belk Department Store). Walk toward Lake Taneycomo to find the concrete boardwalk path. Turn right toward the Branson Landing.Continue on the boardwalk about ¼ mile along the…
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The Fall Branson Car Auction Speeding into View

The Fall Branson Car Auction Speeding into View

Downtown Branson
Jim and Kathy Cox have been well known among auto collectors in the Midwest for the past three decades, and Downtown Branson's twice-a-year Branson Auction has become the region's top event for seeing (and buying) unique vehicles. If you love cars, you'll want to be sure to join the enthusiasts, collectors, and restoration fans October 18th and 19th for this popular event at the Branson Convention Center. And be sure to ride throughout Downtown on the Sparky Trolley, which stops on Sycamore Street directly outside the Convention Center. Among the more than 150 cars on the auction block are: 1910 Buick Roadster 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 1928 Ford Model A Pickup 1946 Hudson Series 51 Club Coupe General Admission $15 daily  |  $25  2-day pass$10 daily  Military w/ ID  |…
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Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen Opens Just Steps from Trolley Stop

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen Opens Just Steps from Trolley Stop

Downtown Branson
After more than a year of construction on the north end of Branson Landing, the new Paula Deen's Family Kitchen opened on Labor Day 2019. The 15,696-SF restaurant and store is one of the largest in Downtown Branson and directly adjacent to Sparky Trolley Stop #O6. Paula Deen's is open for lunch and dinner and the menu focuses on traditional Southern dishes, each showcasing some of the celebrity chef's favorite recipes. Diners pick from among several main course and side dish options, and then the entire table shares a meal "family style" with plates of refills waiting in the kitchen. The restaurant is located at 545 Branson Landing Blvd. in Branson, on the north end of Branson Landing across from the Belk department store. More information is available by calling…
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Where to find frozen treats in Downtown Branson!

Where to find frozen treats in Downtown Branson!

Downtown Branson
With so many cool places in Downtown, how do you decide where to stop for a chilly treat? Well Sparky can help you pick (and also help get you there)! Stop O5 - Main & Veterans Blvd. Mr. B’s Ice Cream Parlor at the corner of Main and Commercial Streets for the classic milkshake or banana split, paired with the perfect sammie. Be sure to check out Dreamsicles on Main Street for handcrafted, gourmet popsicles. Don't forget that Clocker's Cafe, The Farmhouse and The Branson Cafe also have amazing home-style treats, including a la mode cobblers and ice cream. Stop O2 & Stop O6 - Branson Landing There are so many spots at Branson Landing for a frozen treat, including full-service restaurants as well as a number of desert-only shops.…
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Bullies Invade Downtown Branson!

Bullies Invade Downtown Branson!

Downtown Branson
The Bulldogs are back! Get ready. As the Missouri Bully Classic returns, so will hundreds of the states finest dogs. All of them preparing to enter the ring and strut for the title of Best In Show. The whole showdown happens at the Convention Center, Saturday August 31st. The Convention Center is located downtown right by Sparky Stop #O3. Sparky Stop #O3 is one of the many trolley stops located near convenient parking lots. So, if you’re downtown grabbing a bite or shopping and want to see some awesome dogs before you go home, hop on Sparky and come to the Convention Center. You can find more information about the competition and the American Bully Kennel Club here http://theabkcdogs.org/events/ When you’re done you can hop back on Sparky and grab…
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