Branson, Missouri is well known for all the attraction it has for both locals and tourists. There’s no doubt that more and more people are coming all the way from their homes to have the best things Branson can offer. And one of the best things it can surely offer is the merriest Christmas you and your family will ever have.
Christmas is the time of the year when you get to be with your family to celebrate the special holiday. You get to have all kinds of the gifts and eat different holiday dishes that you crave for. But a Christmas in Branson is definitely more than just gifts and family, it’s having your family as a gift in the most entertaining city in the world! You will have all kinds of fun and you will experience a Branson Christmas like never before with the different festivities during the special season. Here is a sampling of the things you could enjoy in a Christmas 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 then 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.
Maximize your Branson Christmas by staying with us at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort, where the spirit of Christmas is. You can choose from various Branson Lodging such as a Branson Condo, Branson Log Cabin, or a Branson Table Rock Lake Condo. Whichever you choose, your holiday would just get better and better! For more information or for reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430.