Trip Ideas

Sparky Trolleys Return to Daily Schedule

Sparky Trolleys Return to Daily Schedule

Downtown Branson
Spring is just around the bend and with it Sparky returns to the regular schedule! Starting March 1 the trolley will run throughout Downtown Branson from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., every day of the week. With a total of 14 stops and continuous running during hours, if you just miss Sparky by a hair, wait a few minutes and it'll be back around shortly! Downtown boasts of over 100 unique shops, restaurants, sweet treat spots, cafes, and of course shopping and attractions on the Landing. Let Sparky take you anywhere you need in Downtown Branson! Route Map
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Put the Spark in Valentines Day!

Put the Spark in Valentines Day!

Downtown Branson
Valentine's Day Downtown! Take the planning pressure off this year by taking advantage of all the great options in Downtown Branson. Catch a show after a couple-centered dining experience. If you still need help trying to decide, look no further. Here are few great places to eat Downtown that are offering specials for lovers. Level 2 Steakhouse Enjoy salad, shrimp cocktail, three sides, 6oz Filet Mignon and 4oz Lobster Tail per guest, dessert and a red rose. Comes with complimentary valet parking. $160 per couple. Special available both Feb. 14 and Feb. 15. Black Oak Grill Valentine's 3 Course Meal, $30 per guest Includes Soup/Salad option, Sirloin/Salmon option, Cheesecake/ Jar Brownie option Joe's Crab Shack 2 Different meal options for 2 people to share! $69.99, Includes Appetizer choice, Entree choice,…
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February is Cheer Month in Downtown Branson

February is Cheer Month in Downtown Branson

Downtown Branson
Throughout February, Branson is the site for some of America's best cheer and dance teams facing off for trophies and national bragging rights! Athleticism, Spirit and Team Work are traits every cheerleader must possess to pull such a big win! Three different major competitions are in Branson in February this year: The Worldwide Spirit Association American All Star Nationals takes place at the Hilton Branson Convention Center over the course of two days, February 1st and 2nd. The full schedule has yet to be available as registration for competitor teams is still open. Spectators are welcome, cash entrance fees at the door and senior and military discounts are available with I.D. The Varsity American Cheer Power competition is February 9th for one day of back-to-back-competition. Spectators are welcome, cash entrance…
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Exciting Spring 2020 Arts Council Productions at Historic Owen Theatre

Exciting Spring 2020 Arts Council Productions at Historic Owen Theatre

Downtown Branson
The 2020 year will be one for the arts, there can be no doubt! The schedule is still being filled with amazing performances that showcase the bright, local talent the Ozarks has at its heart. Showings for musical "Wizard of Oz" begin its three-weekend run on Valentines Day and we can't wait! Here's a list of showtimes to mark on your calendar: Friday, Feb. 14 at 7 pm Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 pm & 7 pm Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 pm Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 pm Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 pm & 7 pm Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 pmFriday, Feb. 28 at 7 pmSaturday, Feb 29 at 2 pm and 7 pmSunday, March 1 at 2 pm "The Odd Couple," by playwright Neil Simon, is…
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Branson Wedding Expo is Back for 2020 Couples!

Branson Wedding Expo is Back for 2020 Couples!

Downtown Branson
The annual Branson Wedding Expo is from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, Jan 19, 2020 at the Branson Convention Center in downtown. Get ready to see some of the best local wedding vendors bring their matrimonial crafts for all! Everything from florists, the best photographers, wedding planners, the most gorgeous dresses and tuxedos, and bakers ready to showcase your love with tiered cakes! The whole day is planned, with all emphasis being on YOU and your big day! We know you don’t want to miss the Fashion Show at 11 am. The latest designs and trends will step out on stage to help you decide what iconic look you might like. Remember, that dress or tux will be in those amazing photos forever! The Man Cave will be…
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Sparky’s Winter Hours for January & February 2020

Sparky’s Winter Hours for January & February 2020

Downtown Branson
The new covered trolley stop sits at the Pacific Street entrance to Liberty Plaza January and February are typically slower (and colder) months in Branson. It's a great time to bundle up and visit downtown Branson because many of our downtown businesses are still open, and the warm Sparky trolleys are running on a special schedule during these months. In January and February, the trolleys run from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on weekends weather permitting. Spring is just around the corner, so in March the trolleys will return to a schedule of 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 7 days a week. If you know Downtown Branson, then you probably have seen Sparky a time or two. He's the helpful free trolley, ready to take you to great spots like…
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What’s New In Downtown Branson in 2020

What’s New In Downtown Branson in 2020

Downtown Branson
Sweet treats, warm eats and unique shopping ... and another celebrity chef ... that's what's new in Downtown Branson in 2020! In Historic Downtown, look for these new and recent great additions to our downtown businesses! Mackenzie’s Ice Cream & Cafe, 111 S. Commercial St. Choose from over 30 different flavors of ice cream or from among the wide selection of baked treats and sandwiches! Davis Candy Co., 110 W. Main St. A family tradition of hand-making hard candies and brittle since 1911, this business is a Missouri legend but is new to Downtown Branson. Visitors can sample the sweet treats while watching century-old candy-making techniques.American Shaman, 104 N. Commercial St., featuring CBD products for beauty, pain management, pets, and stress relief. The 8-flavor Sampler at Mackenzie’s Ice Cream &…
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2019 New Years Eve Cruises on Lake Taneycomo

2019 New Years Eve Cruises on Lake Taneycomo

Downtown Branson
The year is coming to an end and it’s time to celebrate the beginning of a new year! Looking for a fun way to ring in the new decade? New Year’s Eve is a time to say goodbye to the past year and look forward to all the possibilities ahead of you. Take the time to step out of the typical New years party and bring the new decade in, in style and luxury. CRUISE INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH MAIN STREET LAKE CRUISES Take a ride in style when aboard this 21-and-up Main Street Lake Cruise. The Landing Princess sets sail on Lake Taneycomo to say goodbye to the ordinary and welcome in a prosperous 2020. Main Street Lake Cruises will make you a part of the party on…
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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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