Just like the ending of a fantastic live music show, this nationally acclaimed Missouri holiday destination, with its broad and unexpected mix of world-class entertainment, lakes area recreation and Christmas spirit, creates a grand finale for the year.
Ozark Mountain Christmas will bring your family together for holiday entertainment, great shopping and elaborate decorative light displays. This seasonal festival features the Branson Area Festival of Lights (through January 1) which illuminates the night sky with millions of twinkling lights and Christmas shows at dozens of theatres.
Christmas on the Trail show and Trail of Lights at Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead are also Christmas traditions in Branson.
Silver Dollar City, the award-winning 1880's theme park, has their Old Time Christmas finery all aglow on nearly every tree and building. And With a 5-story special effects Christmas tree, The Living Nativity, the grand production show of A Dickens' Christmas Carol and legendary holiday dining options throughout the park, you will make new Christmas memories.
Sight & Sound Theatres’ production of The Miracle of Christmas will warm the hearts and bless the souls of everyone that sees it. You won’t want to miss the Adoration Parade held the first Sunday in December. This festive nighttime parade through Historic Downtown Branson and Adoration Scene lighting ceremony celebrates the birth of Christ and features floats, marching bands, and thousands of Christmas lights.
Branson is a holiday shopper’s paradise with Branson Landing, Historic Downtown Branson and three major outlet malls featuring more than 300 name-brand shops. Hundreds of boutique, arts, crafts and specialty stores throughout the town offer one-of-a-kind handmade heirloom-quality gift items.
Visit www.explorebranson.com for information about Branson and the Lakes area.
For more information about top events in Missouri take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Missouri.