- Published on Friday, November 15 2013 7:35 PM
Written by Rhoda
Posted by Mark Ruda
Branson Is Your Christmas Destination
It’s that time of the year again when everybody is excited to receive presents, hear the bells and angelic voices in the streets, feel the ice cold weather and touch the fallen snow, and see Santa Claus and hear him say “Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas!” This special time of the year deserves a getaway with your whole family or your loved one. And what better place is there than Branson, Missouri.
This upcoming Christmas season, pack up your bags and head your way to Branson, Missouri, where all kinds of entertainment are present and will surely give you one of the best Christmas vacations ever. You can even continue the spirit of Christmas in Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort. There are Branson Lodging options that will complete your Christmas getaway! From nightly log cabins to luxurious condominiums, Thousand Hills has got everything for you.
Don’t miss out on all the fun this Christmas season; make sure to check out on all the celebrations and festivities in store for you! Lots of Christmas shows, festivals, celebrations, and a whole lot more. Thus, here is a small sampling of the things you should not miss out on in Branson:
Branson Festivals of Lights
From November 1 to January 2, beautiful lights are set up all around town. These lights are displays all over town that you can drive through and enjoy at night. And if you don’t want to drive, you could just make us of the Trolley or Ride the Ducks tour and let them take you out for the night. Light displays are all over Ozark Mountain Country for your enjoyment!
Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights
From November 1 through December 31, located west of Branson at the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead, a beautiful display of the lights and dioramas are present. You can drive through using your car and have that delicious hot chocolate in the gift shop and stay warm this season. Aside from that, you can take a ride to the top of Inspiration Tower for a gorgeous view of the Branson night lights this Christmas season.
Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas
This special Christmas festival begins November 3 through December 30. This is considered as one of the best ways to experience and celebrate Christmas the old fashioned way. See miles of lights and delight in the beautiful 5-story Christmas tree. People of all ages would definitely be amazed by the beauty of this event. There are also many shows and musicals during this festivity. There’s no other best way to celebrate a Branson Christmas than to sit back with a cup of Hot Chocolate or Wassail and travel back in time to celebrate the holidays.
The 65th Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony
This favourite annual event among all local residents will be held on December 2. This marks the beginning of the Christmas holiday.
Santa’s Workshop in Branson
For the whole month of December, you can go to historic downtown Branson for a time of decorating the “Giving Trees” to collect gifts for the Boys and Girls Club and residents of local nursing homes. Children are also welcome to come and visit Santa, decorate a cookie and make an ornament to take home. Here at Branson, a workshop with Santa is a tradition.
Branson’s Live Shows
Branson is known for its various entertainment theaters, so don’t forget the hundreds of live shows and theaters! Many of them even incorporate a Christmas there into their existing shows for the celebration of the season. The shows are all throughout Branson town from November 1st to December 31st.
Branson Christmas Shopping
Now, Branson Christmas would not be complete without shopping! Branson has many outlet malls and shops to accommodate your shopping needs, as well as the new Branson Landing Shopping district in historic downtown Branson. And when you stay at Thousand Hills Resort, don’t forget to ask for you coupons for the malls. Don’t forget you stocking stuffers as well! For a person who already has everything, a gift certificate to stay at Thousand Hills Golf Resort is the perfect gift.
Your Branson Christmas is just waiting for you. Make your stay comfortable with us at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort. We are looking forward to you staying with us and celebrating the special season. For more information or for reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430.