Trip Ideas

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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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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