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One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books. His comedy transcends age, gender and cultural barriers. This is a must-see show at the Oak Ridge Boys Theatre on October 10 in Branson, MO.
Experience the magic of the season during the Branson Area Festival of Lights 2014, as all of Branson is aglow for the holidays. From fabulous shows and dazzling lights to spectacular shopping and breathtaking scenery, Branson is a special gift for everyone in your family during this special time of year.
The centerpiece, Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive-Through, will delight children of all ages. Your journey begins with a magical one-mile drive along a path illuminated with more than 175 displays. Conveniently located off Shepherd of the Hills Expressway and Roark Valley Road, this one-of-a-kind family experience promises to be spectacular.
Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive-Through is open daily Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, from dusk until 11 p.m. Admission fees:
Download the Branson Area Festival of Lights map and create your own tradition during Ozark Mountain Christmas.
America's largest Veterans Day celebration, "Veterans Homecoming Week," takes place in Branson, November 5-11 every year. This seven day tribute includes many special events, many of which are free and all of which present patriotic salutes to veterans. See more at: http://www.explorebranson.com/veterans
Events, times and locations:
If you’ve ever asked yourself the question, “What happened to Christmas?”- this inspirational community event is the answer you’ve been seeking.
The Branson community gathers on this special day to set aside our individual aspirations and celebrate the true meaning of the Christmas season. It is our chance to stop and reflect on the beauty of the Christmas story that still inspires people today. On this special night, no one is in the limelight and no organization is promoted, only an overwhelming outpouring of community and celebration as we come together to honor the story of Christmas.
On Sunday, December 7, 2014, Branson’s 66th Annual Adoration Celebration and Parade will begin at 5 p.m. in downtown Branson with the lighting of Branson’s Adoration Scene (located on Mt. Branson).
The parade will follow at 5:30 p.m. beginning in downtown Branson and making its way down Commercial Street across the Branson Landing Blvd. and along Lake Taneycomo past the Branson Landing fountains! - See more at: www.explorebranson.com/christmas/adorationparade
February 2, 2015 at 7:00pm (snow date is Feb 11)
Branson, dubbed the “Live Music Show Capital of the World,” is the perfect place to escape the winter blues in January and February.
Branson’s Hot Winter Fun Big Show is a perfect event to sample a wide variety of shows and performers, jam-packed into one exciting show. Curtain at 7 p.m. in Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theatre.
The show provides the audience an opportunity to see portions of several Branson shows. The show is emceed by popular Branson entertainer, Bob Leftridge, of the Baldknobbers Jamboree.
Tickets: $35 (purchase in advance of show date and save $5); age 4-12, $10. Call for tickets. VIP package includes show tickets, VIP overlook seating, dinner from Dick Clark's American Bandstand Grill, and access to a cash bar.
Visit our website for all of the details, a list of performers and schedules.
This trout-fishing tournament, on Lake Taneycomo in Branson, benefits the Branson Fire and Police auxiliary funds. Held at Lilleys’ Landing.
Trophies awarded to first through third places and for big fish. Raffle tickets given to each team; more are available for purchase.
Entry fee for two-man team: $75. Lilleys’ is offering 50 percent off boat rental fees.
With more than 30 years of experience and an alumnus of “Saturday Night Live” and Chicago’s famed Second City, Jim Belushi is now bringing to the stage an improvised comedy sketch show featuring members of the Board of Comedy. Belushi starred on the ABC hit comedy “According to Jim,” on which he also served as executive producer, music composer and director. After wrapping 182 episodes for its eighth and final season, the family favorite series also hit a milestone when it launched into off-net syndication in 2007. A favorite of film, television and stage audiences, Belushi is one of the great leading character actors equally at home in drama and comedy, and a gifted performer who can also hold a room as front man of a rhythm and blues band.
Accompanying Belushi are Megan Grano, Larry Joe Campbell, Joshua Funk, and Brad Morris, all of whom are classically trained professional improvisers who tour regularly nationwide. (Supporting cast may be subject to availability.)
“We are not stand-up comedians. Our show is not a passive, sit-back-and-watch experience. Most of the fun we have on stage comes from our inclusion of the audience – we get suggestions from them to begin each scene we perform, and in certain instances, bring them on-stage with us to add to our performance. It’s less a ‘show’ and more a party. At least it feels like one to me. This group of actors brings me right back to how I started out in comedy maybe that’s why we have so much fun doing it.” – Jim Belushi
For ticket information, please contact The Oak Ridge Boys Theatre Box Office at (417) 335-2000.
2014 begins the 58th year of Johnny’s career and he is so grateful to all of his fans for their support. The unmistakably smooth sounds of Johnny Mathis and his romantic ballads have over the years become some of the most popular all-time greatest hits. Don’t miss this legendary entertainer November 14 and 15 at the Oak Ridge Boys Theatre in Branson, MO.
Ride into the night with extended ride time on more than 30 rides and attractions. There are street dances and special deals in selected shops and eateries.
Regular admission to Silver Dollar City is required. See our website for details and schedules.
Silver Dollar City, the Home of American Craftsmanship, welcomes more than 125 visiting craftsmen, including Best of Missouri Hands juried artists, to demonstrate and display their unique talents.
Plus, we celebrate the American Cowboy with a new Wild West Show featuring trick riders and ropers, an action-packed Western Stunt Show, cowboy poets, chuck wagon demonstrations and more.
A full service fly fishing outfitter, we welcome first-time fly fishermen wanting to learn the sport as well as seasoned veterans seeking the best education possible about our home waters.
Our guarantee is the original and only one of its kind: we guarantee you will catch fish on your trip with us or your trip is free. Since starting our service in 2002, we have a 100 percent success rate.
You'll have a lot of fun, you'll learn a lot and you will catch fish ... we guarantee it. Located four miles below the dam, on the banks of the tail waters of Lake Taneycomo; six minutes from downtown Hollister.
it...little word...big show. it - where 50 amazing singers, dancers, and musicians combine their astonishing scope of talents to create Branson's ultimate entertainment experience. From Broadway to country to comedy to patriotic to gospel to rock-n-roll, it is everything you want to see in a Branson show–and more.
From the energy and emotion of huge production number with brilliant lighting and sound to the warmth and charm of the on-stage talent, this is the show with it. The stars of it, including the Hughes Brothers and their families, create a sensational show for everyone, especially the show connoisseur looking for top-of-the-line entertainment with an emotional connection.
Presented January thru October at the Hughes Brothers Theatre.
Tickets: $39; ages 12-17, $15; ages 6-11, $9. VIP seating available in rows 1-6. Add a sit-down, table top dinner with your show.
Visit our website for details, schedules and tickets.
The King's Castle Theatre is proud to present "Le Grand Cirque": an amazing production - a thrilling experience - Branson's most exciting summer show comes to town!
Seen by millions of people around the world, Le Grand Cirque is a famous award-winning show that has smashed box office records in 15 countries. Le Grand Cirque is the biggest selling show to ever appear at the Sydney Opera House in Australia- where the show was first created. It features a jaw dropping visual feast of magnificent acrobatics and white knuckle extreme stunts that will leave you breathless!
For the first time ever- the "Wheel of Death" comes to Branson! Two daredevil stunt men hurl themselves around the wheel of death within inches of their lives. As if that isn't enough the show then presents two full size motorbikes screaming inside a globe at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour!
But it's not all extreme stunts - the show also delivers plenty of comedy, beautiful dancing, and lots of enjoyment for the entire family. Le Grand Cirque - where the impossible happens right before your eyes! Reserve your tickets now! Limited Engagement: May 23- August 17, 2014.
Top Finalists on NBC's "America's Got Talent."
Billy Bob, Billy Joe, and Billy Billee mix NASCAR with Beethoven, Elvis with Puccini and even kick up a little trailer park dust with Ave Maria Dixie. Along with lots of down-home laughs, big-city music and great entertainment, this is truly a family show.
Appearing at the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, thru December 6, 2014.
Join TV’s iconic star Greg from the Brady Bunch in a family friendly full-cast variety show with nonstop 70s hits, comedy and the Totally Awesome Band.
Relive the 70s through music and Barry's personal experiences as he takes you on a nostalgic trip through the grooviest decade.
Presented March through December at the Hughes Brothers Theatre with performances Tuesday and Saturday at 3 p.m..
Relive the magic of Patsy Cline's forgotten, yet fabulous songs from yesteryear in this musical tribute, starring Tracy Lynn DeMille.
This is Tracy's 15th season performing in Branson. She has appeared on international television and received nominations for Female Vocalist, Tribute Artist, and Entertainer of the Year in Branson. This production is among the most unique and inspiring one-woman performances. Tracy's personal testimony is sure to warm your heart.
At the Branson Hot Hits Theatre in Historic Downtown Branson, June 5-Dec. 28. Show times: Tuesday-Friday, 5 p.m.
Performance schedule is subject to change without notice.
More than 40 acrobats showcase classic Chinese dance and physical-performance arts. Exotic backdrops, state-of-the-art lighting, and a fast-pace highlight this show.
The revolving line-up of unique acts includes, among other features: the playful lion dance; the dancing dragon; aerial fish ballet; butterfly lovers; pole climbers; diabolo (Chinese Yo-Yo); jar juggling; hoop-diving; daring trapeze; human strength and beauty; and spinning plates.
Presented at the New Shanghai Theatre; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Tickets: $39; ages 13-17, $16; ages 6-12, $10. VIP seating rows 1-8 is also available.
Adventure Ziplines of Branson is the ONLY zip line adventure tour located inside the city limits of Branson, MO. We are conveniently located just seconds from the hotels, shows, and attractions that have made Branson the tourist destination that it is today.
If you are 3 to 103 years of age, with no major health issues, you too can join in on the fun! Your heart will leap as you speed through the air on our Branson zip lines at speeds up to 50 mph!
Amazing Pets features exciting acts and tricks from a troupe of skilled dogs and trained housecats. This show stars an amazing troupe of furry creatures who will win your hearts as they perform for your love and laughter.
Many of the animals have been rescued from dog pounds and humane societies across the country. In addition to dogs and cats doing what they like to do, you will see beautiful exotic birds and many magical surprises.
Presented at Grand Country Music Hall.
Single tickets: $17-$33; Family Pass, $70.
Spend the night off of the strip. We are on three, flat acres, with large outdoor pool and hot tub. All rooms include pillow-top beds with fridge/micro no extra charge, an activity table and chairs, self dimming alarm clock radio, smoke detectors, electronic door locks, separate dressing vanity and sound dampening masonry walls. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs with biscuits and gravy or French toast, hot and cold cereals, fruit, pastries, breads, coffee and juice. You must be 21 to reserve a room. Located across from Shoji Tabuchi Theater and the IMAX Complex.
On the shore of Table Rock Lake, in a wooded lakeside atmosphere. Our four modern guestrooms feature: two-person jetted tubs; king or queen luxury beds and linens; private baths; private entrances; private deck or balcony; electric fireplaces; cable TV with DVD; and Wi-Fi. In addition to a full breakfast, the inn provides free soft drinks and snacks. Breakfast is served in the dining area or on the screened porch overlooking the lake.
We also have two private cottages, not part of the bed and breakfast, with remarkable views of Table Rock Lake. Breakfast is not included with the cottages.
Located 35 minutes west of Branson; 20 minutes from Silver Dollar City; one minute walk to Table Rock Lake.
All 113 of our guestrooms include luxurious pillow-top mattresses, deluxe pillows and Vellux blankets, free local calls. Rooms with a jetted tub are available. You must be 21 to reserve a room.
Extended continental breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, French toast, breads, fruits, pastries, juices and cereal.
Anglers and Archery guides offer an incredible fly-fishing experience on lake taneycomo. You do not need any fly-fishing knowledge. Some of the region’s best instructors and guides are at your disposal. Our professional staff helps you learn what it takes to locate and catch fish. Already know how to fly fish? Our guides have unparalleled knowledge on hooking some of Taneycomo’s larger trout. Our guide services start at $60 for two hours. We provide all necessary equipment at no extra charge.
Experience break-through entertainment beyond your imagination. Ayo starring Voices of Glory debuts at the Hughes Brothers Theater. While Voices of Glory (Michael, Avery, and Nadia Cole) were in the top five in their America's Got Talent season; today in Ayo, they're in a league of their own.
Ayo (Yoruba for Joy) delivers an epic adventure in sound, light, dance, and joyful emotion, featuring everything from pop to jazz to gospel to soul.
Visit the website for details, schedules and tickets.
Serving a savory menu based on authentic Ozark recipes, from steaks, chicken, catfish and seafood to low-cal entrees, sandwiches and our "home cookin'."
Located next to the Baldknobbers Jamboree Show and Motor Inn.
Breakfast Buffet, $6; Lunch Buffet, $8; Dinner Buffet, $12. (Buffet price subject to change without notice.) You may order from the full menu.
Located adjacent to the Baldknobbers Show, on the famed Branson 76 Strip. We have a level parking lot. We feature 75 rooms, have an outdoor pool and cable television.
Located on Highway 65 and Highway 76, the Branson Baymont Inn and Suites is one-half mile from Branson Landing, Historic Downtown Branson, shows/attractions and lakes. Renovated in October 2009, guest rooms include refrigerators and microwaves, in-room safe, flat screen TV, wireless high-speed Internet and jetted tubs. Rates include continental breakfast and Internet. Property includes indoor pool, fitness room, business center and guest laundry. Pets weighing less than 30 pounds are welcome. Awarded AAA Three Diamond in May 2010.
Two-bedroom, two-bath ground-level condos with a nice wooded view. Sleeps six. Includes fully equipped kitchen; outdoor grill; nature trail; and playgrounds. The deck is a perfect place to relax and watch nature.
Three-night minimum. Located one mile west of Silver Dollar City. No pets allowed.
Equipped to accommodate a wide variety of guest needs, with many room types, indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, free high-speed Internet access, free hot breakfast, in-house iBranson ticket service and much more. Hotel is adjacent to the Titanic Museum; across from the Clay Cooper Theater; one block from the Starlite Theatre; two blocks from the The Americana Theatre, the Moto-Zip and the Mickey Gilley Theatre.
Our amenities include: 24-hour heated indoor pool and sauna; fitness equipment; outdoor hot tub; sun deck; guest computer in the lobby; hot, deluxe breakfast. We are four tenths of a mile from Branson Landing and its shopping, dining and entertainment on the waterfront of Lake Taneycomo.
This hotel is across from The Shoji Tabuchi Theatre and Paradise Grill. Features two-sink vanities and in-room coffee makers. There is level parking. We have an in-house ticket service.
This venue has 5,800-reserved seats in addition to 3,000 general admission seats. Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater features nationally known entertainers who would not usually be found in the Branson area.
With its unique setting and state-of-the-art sound and lights, Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater is an one-of-a-kind outdoor concert and show venue. We offer an option to purchase tickets online with no convenience surcharge; V.I.P. members select their own seats, and have exclusive use of the V.I.P. Pavilion (full private bar and restrooms). Visit our website for schedules and venue details. Open May-October. Ticket outlets Branson Tourism Center and Rapid Robert's.
Please visit our website for more details.
Bonniebrook was the home of Rose O'Neill – artist, author, activist, illustrator, inventor, creator of the Kewpie character and the first female cartoonist in America. Walk the grounds; tour the O'Neill home; see the gallery and museum featuring the art and marketing genius of Rose O'Neill.
Scan our website for details, photos and event schedules. A fee is charged for home tours; the grounds are open free of charge.
Bonniebrook is located east of Route 65, nine miles north of Branson; 25 miles south of Springfield .
Choose from 20 guestrooms, each decorated differently. Wake-up to a complimentary, freshly cooked breakfast. The glassed-in dining area gives the feeling of eating outdoors. The great room has 24-foot ceilings with a floor-to-ceiling fireplace.
We have 34 themed guestrooms, each with a scenic view; most have a fireplace and jetted tub. Located. We are located high on Compton Ridge, five minutes from the Branson Strip; four miles from Silver Dollar City.
Facilities include the Bradford Inn Eatery and Bakeshop, which serves lunch and supper. The bakeshop features homemade pies, cakes, cookies, muffins, gourmet coffee and smoothies.
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