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Branson Shows Start Their Christmas Season

While some places slow down for the holidays, Branson is definitely one of those that never slows down. As the holidays approach, Branson’s shows are gearing up for their new holiday show lineups.

One of the shows in Branson preparing for its Christmas season is the Miracle of Christmas at Sight and Sound Theaters. You can witness one of the greatest births in history and the reason for the season by getting your tickets for the Miracle of Christmas. Named the “Christian Broadway”, Sight and Sound Theaters brings you a unique theater experience with a wraparound stage and bring the action of the show right into the audience. The Bible comes to life all around you. The Miracle of Christmas brings the bustle of Bethlehem right to you, with camels, horses, and donkeys parading by. You can enjoy treats and festivities on-site before the show, so come early to join the holiday spirit at Sight and Sound.

One of Branson’s other Christmas shows is Jim Stafford’s Christmas Show. Filled with merriment and laughter, Jim Stafford is sure to bring a smile to your face when you visit him from Nov. 3 to Dec. 12. Shows are at 8 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday and 3 p.m. shows on Thursdays. Tickets for the show are $36.75 for adults (18 years old and over), $19.30 for teens (13 – 17 years old), $13.10 for children (7 – 12) and $5.50 for children 6 and under. Family passes and VIP tickets are available. To get more information, go online to or call 1-417-335-8080.

The Andy Williams Christmas Show featuring the Osmonds and the Lennon Sisters will also return to Branson in 2013. This year, the show will feature a tribute to Williams, a.k.a. “Mr. Christmas” himself. The full show features amazing sets, dancers, a full orchestra, variety acts and the sounds of Christmas. From Nov. 1 – Dec. 7, the Osmonds and the Lennon Sisters will entertain audiences at the Andy Williams Moon River Theater. Shows are Monday – Saturday at 8 p.m. For more information about tickets, visit

The Little Opry Theatre also features the Sanctified Sanders Family Singers and their Sanders Family Christmas. Located in the Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex, the Sanders Family brings a Christmas story from 1941 to audiences with faith, family and old-fashioned fun.

The Sanders Family Christmas show continues the Sanders family story from Smoke on the Mountain. It’s Christmas Eve, 18 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Depression is ending, but war looms on the horizon. Their only son is joining the Marine Corps, and the Sanders Family is having to say goodbye. But, before he goes, the family is working on the Christmas celebration at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. They use Christmas carols and holiday hymns to help raise the spirits of the audience and the rest of the family.

Be sure to check out these great Branson Christmas shows as part of your family’s celebrations this holiday season. From song to dance and back again, there’s something for everyone at Branson’s Christmas shows.

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Making Branson Your Holiday Destination in 2013

Some folks are the stay at home holiday type. They like routine, they like their own Christmas décor, and they enjoy not having to go anywhere. Other folks, though, like to travel during the holiday season. They like to see new things, try new holiday food, and do their holiday shopping at new stores. If you are one of these holiday travelers, consider making Branson, Missouri, your holiday destination for 2013! Branson makes a great place to celebrate the season with holiday attractions, great Christmas shopping venues, and top notch lodging. Get ready for some cheer with Branson holidays!

christmas in branson missouriHo, Ho, Holiday Attractions: There is no shortage of fun things to see and do when you spend the holidays in Branson this year. One of the most popular Branson holidays activities is visiting Silver Dollar City for the Old Time Christmas Festival! Imagine the magic of Silver Dollar City lit up with over four million Christmas lights, just for you. You’ll enjoy rides like Outlaw Run and the Giant Barn Swing so much more when the whole park is lit up like a Christmas tree. Be sure to grab some hot chocolate and catch the Christmas parade on Main Street! If you just can’t get enough Christmas lights, head on over to Shepherd of the Hills to drive through the Trail of Lights, or take a trip to Kimberling City down the road to check out the Port of Lights. If you are more of an indoor holiday person, you’ll want to go to the Butterfly Palace on West 76 in Branson to experience White Flight – hundreds of brilliant white butterflies fluttering through the air like snowflakes, complete with a Poinsettia Christmas tree and holiday carols!

Santa Worthy Stores: Looking to buy your stocking stuffers or your secret Santa gifts? You’re in luck – there is some great shopping in the area for your Branson holidays! For a one stop shopping trip for everyone on your list, venture over to the Tanger Outlet Mall. Here you’ll find everything from Rue 21, to The Loft, to American Eagle, to Osh Kosh. There is no shortage of Christmas presents here! If you want something a little less name brand or a little more unique, check out the Branson Craft Mall, where you can purchase dozens of handmade gifts from local craftsmen. There are also a variety of great stores and shops on the Branson Landing – Northwoods Candy Emporium, anyone?

Holly Jolly Hotels and Lodging: If you want a cozy place to head back to after a day of Branson holidays fun, look no further than Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort right here in Branson. You’ll find a variety of lodging options that are sure to fit your needs, from two person suites to six person cabins. You’ll love the amenities offered at Thousand Hills, and the great low prices too! Whether you want a cozy hotel room to yourself, or a cabin in the wintery Ozarks woods with your sweetie and the kids, Thousand Hills has a holly jolly lodging option for you this holiday season.

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The Christmas Shopping Season Begins in Branson

With all of the shopping opportunities in Branson, the Christmas season presents numerous opportunities to find the perfect gift for all of your loved ones.

Historic downtown Branson provides shoppers with a myriad of shops that have unique gift items for even the person that seems to have everything. Dick’s Old Time 5 & 10 on Main Street is one of those unique shops and is said to be a “step back in time.” Ever since its opening, Dick’s Old Time 5 & 10 has been different and eclectic. Over 175,000 items live in this Branson landmark, including gifts, souvenirs, toys, games, household gadgets, toiletries, linens, sewing notions, yarn, greeting cards, crafts, and hard-to-find old-time candy. The interesting mix takes on a museum like feel with the toy train collection and collection of sports memorabilia. The Baseball Hall of Fame includes autographed photos from famous players like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Cy Young, Ty Cobb, and more. There are also photos of Michael Jordan and other starters from the Chicago Bulls’ championship teams, Muhammed Ali, and Jack Dempsey. Dick’s is also home to a collection of arrowheads from the area. You can rediscover some of your favorites from your childhood and give your own kids a taste of yesteryear with candies like Slo-Pokes and Turkish Taffy.

branson-landing-christmas-shoppingIn addition to Dick’s Old Time 5 & 10, Branson is also home to the popular Branson Landing. With its collection of name brand and unique stores, you can get all of your shopping done at once without having to drive around to multiple stores. Some of Branson Landing’s name brand offerings include Belk, Maurices, American Eagle, Hollister, and Bass Pro Shops. But you get even more than that from Branson Landing. Girlie Girl Originals, Majestic Gems, and Gifts of Distinction are some of the unique names that live at the Landing. You can find a variety of brands and products like Vera Bradley, Armani, Swarovski, and Pandora, all in one place. Plus, you get to experience the famous fountains and dining that round out a Branson Landing experience. Stop by Famous Dave’s for award-winning BBQ, or Black Oak Grill for food from local growers.

Since Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, the Branson area is gearing up for the holidays. You’ll probably be seeing Christmas lights going up and sales going on for the holiday season. Make sure to check Branson out when looking for places to do Black Friday shopping. Branson has all of your favorites and those yet to be discovered all in one place. The proximity makes your shopping trip easier than you ever thought imaginable. As you check the Black Friday ads, think about checking out Branson for all your Christmas shopping needs. Whether it’s the uniqueness of historic downtown Branson or the Branson Landing, the city has something to offer everyone. Check off your list all at once and relax for the rest of your holiday shopping season.

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Branson Christmas Festivals and Events

The Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive Through is part of Branson’s annual Christmas celebration. Each year the entire Branson area is coated in Christmas lights, and the Festival of Lights is just one way visitors to Branson can experience the Christmas season. From Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, vehicles can drive through the displays in Branson from dusk to 11 p.m. Family vehicles cost $15, while a family season pass is $25. Mini coaches (with 12-28 seats), including church vans and limos are $30, and full size motorcoaches are $55. Go online to to receive a $2 savings on your trip through the Festival of Lights.

trail-of-lightsThe Trail of Lights at the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead is another festival in Branson that celebrates with you. Your ticket through the light display includes a trip up in the Inspiration Tower where you can see the trail from a reindeer’s eye view, and hot chocolate to warm up with after your drive through the lights. The Trail of Lights is open from Nov. 1 – Dec. 31 and is open seven nights per week. The trail is open from dusk to after the shows. For more information, visit

In addition to these light displays, Branson is also home to attractions that highlight the holiday season. Ride the Ducks will be offering night tours at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. and will tour through the Branson Festival of Lights. While you’re at Duck Central on Highway 76, the kids can play some “reindeer games” and pose for a photo with Santa.

White Flight at the Butterfly Palace is also returning for the holidays in Branson. One of Branson’s newest family traditions, White Flight is the home of hundreds of white exotic butterflies and a host of other activities for your family. Living angel statues come to life as you tour the Butterfly Palace, and you’ll get to see the 18 foot tall poinsettia Christmas tree while you’re exploring White Flight. For more information about White Flight, visit

One of Branson’s biggest family traditions is Silver Dollar City’s An Old Time Christmas Festival. From Nov. 2 – Dec. 30, Silver Dollar City will open its gates to the thousands of visitors that come to the park to enjoy the lights that cover the trees and buildings in the city. Among the highlights of An Old Time Christmas is the five story special effects Christmas tree. This tree’s 350,000 lights are set to music and is the center of attention on Main Street. In addition to the five story tree, the Holiday Light Parade makes its way through the city twice each night with over 100,000 lights and an appearance from Santa. This year, in addition to the hundreds of thousands of lights in the park, Silver Dollar City is featuring music and musical productions in its entertainment lineup. It’s A Wonderful Life, a musical based on the on the original 1946 Frank Capra film, will be showing at The Grand Exposition during An Old Time Christmas. Frosty will also be showing in the park, and Christmas on the Bayou will feature music from the Cajun Connection Band. For more information about events going on during An Old Time Christmas, visit

Finally, Branson will host its 64th Annual Adoration Parade on Dec. 8 for the Branson community. The annual lighting of the area’s largest Nativity scene is part of the celebration, and community members can come together to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.

Make sure to check out all of the Branson area’s Christmas festivals and events. There is something to delight each member of your family. Share the season of Christmas with your loved ones in Branson this year.

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Celebrate Thanksgiving The Branson Way

Celebrate thanksgiving this year in Branson, Missouri and discover the many things to be grateful for. Make a late November visit to the entertainment capital of the Midwest and experience cooler weather, Branson area attractions, great shopping, unique dining, and so much more. Make sure you do not miss these during your Branson Thanksgiving!

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Branson, Missouri is not an entertainment capital of the Midwest for nothing. During thanksgiving, the Branson Christmas celebrations will start. Behold the beauty of an Ozark Mountain Christmas through the dazzling display of lights. Have fun at the Christmas-themed live musical shows offered in the area and make memories with one another. The holiday season celebration will be in full swing that you will find the entire city bursting with the holiday spirit. Hear the bells and the angelic voices as you go through the city. And don't forget to have an Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City!Branson Thanksgiving


Give thanks for great sales and discounts! Starting with thanksgiving, great Branson malls will be having sales and discounts on specific days. Be sure to drop by The Factory Merchants Outlet Center as they will be having special hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and offer you more time to save with their incredible After Thanksgiving Weekend Sale specials. Watch out for the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year for the biggest discounts in the city! Branson will be the perfect place to do your shopping and you will be in the right time to do it!


Your Branson Thanksgiving will not be complete without some fine Thanksgiving dishes. Have a wholesome and hearty Thanksgiving brunch or dinner at various Branson restaurants as many of them will be open to cater to your Thanksgiving meal cravings. Some of the popular Thanksgiving Day locations include dinner at the Candlestick Inn, brunch at Chateau on the Lake, and a buffer at Country Kitchen. You might also want to try the Level 2 Steakhouse, Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks Thanksgiving Day Brunch, and the Main Street Lake Cruises On The Landing Princess Yacht Thanksgiving Day Dinner. If you want a wider selection of dishes, check out the Cracker Barrel, Dockers, Grand Country Buffet, Lonestar Steakhouse & Saloon, McFarlains, McGuffey's Steakhouse & Saloon, Shoney's, and the Wooden Nickle, and so much more!


For the long weekend, make Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort your home away from home and make the most out of your Branson Thanksgiving. You can choose from the famous Branson Lodging: Branson Condo, Branson Cabin, or a Branson Lakefront Condo. Whatever your lifestyle or taste is, Thousand Hills sure has something for you. For more information or for reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430. We look forward to your stay with us!

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Christmas At Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City is known in Branson as the most famous theme park where all kinds of thrill rides are. But during the Christmas season, the theme park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland. From dazzling light displays to traditional Christmas dishes, Silver Dollar City could just be the perfect place to spend one of your Christmas nights in Branson.

In Silver Dollar City, there is what they call Old Time Christmas. And by Old Time, it is a traditional Christmas celebration. It is considered as one of the best ways to celebrate the holidays and experience Christmas the old-fashioned way. It opens in November and lasts through the end of December. Have a Silver Dollar City Christmas that you will never forget!Branson Christmas Lights

Your Silver Dollar City Christmas, Old Time Christmas, starts at the Town Square. It is the entry point and is also where the light displays are. These light displays are called ‘Christmas on Main Street’ and include a 5-story tall Christmas tree covered with not less than 300,000 lights. Just imagine how bright that is! Tourists of all ages will surely enjoy this. There are also light displays along the way if you want more.

Do you enjoy Christmas Carols? I hope so! There is Christmas music played all through the park during this special season. You can hear the bells ringing harmoniously as angelic voices sing in the background. There will be holiday songs, traditional carols, and all-time favourite Christmas songs played that will make your Silver Dollar City not just fun but also a musical experience to remember!

Branson was made famous by the theaters that hold live musical shows. Thus, it has been a tradition in the entertainment city to hold these shows during all throughout the year. And during the Christmas season, Silver Dollar City holds these live musical shows in its Opera House Theater. You can enjoy Christmas-themed musical shows such as the famous ‘The Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens. This musical production will be performed by 14 actors dressed in period clothing, in a beautiful scenery background, and with special effects. You will feel like you’re watching a Broadway show! Other shows include ‘The Living Nativity’ that is about the birth of Christ in Bethlehem. The fun never stops in Silver Dollar City as more shows are scheduled regularly.

When you’re on the streets of Silver Dollar City, check out the light parade that marches through the city streets. The Old Time Christmas parade is an exciting sight to behold for all ages. This parade marches twice a night so, as Santa would say, you better watch out! If you are looking for some thrilling fun, rides like ‘Frisco Silver Dollar Line Steam Train’, ‘rollercoaster Fire-In-The-Hole’, ‘Powder Keg’, ‘The Giant Swing’, and many more will be open if weather permits. You will have a truly fun and exciting Silver Dollar City Christmas with all the things you can do!

And to complete your Silver Dollar City Christmas experience, there is Traditional Christmas cooking that can be sampled during this season. From traditional turkey and Christmas pudding to roasted chestnuts, you can savor the delicious flavors of Christmas. Silver Dollar City will truly give you a lot of things to do and will make your Silver Dollar City Christmas the most memorable Christmas experience you’ll ever have!

Continue the Christmas season vibe at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort where there are luxurious Branson lodging that have the spirit of Christmas in them. You can choose from a Branson CondominiumBranson Log Cabin, or a Branson Table Rock Lake Condominium at affordable prices! For more information or for reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Discover the Branson Trail of Lights


Christmas is the time of the year when kids gather around the Christmas tree and open their presents from their loved ones. It is also the time of the year when there is snow everywhere! Oh what fun it is when Christmas time is here! You will hear the bells along with the angelic voices coming from various Christmas carols and songs. Christmas is just one of the favorite seasons of the year!Branson Trail of Lights

This upcoming holiday season, spend it in Branson, Missouri, where fun, excitement, and entertainment is the heart of the city. Branson, Missouri, after all, is the entertainment capital of the Midwest. Thus, bring the whole family here and celebrate a Branson Christmas. You can enjoy lots of things in the city, including live Christmas-themed musical shows, various museums, great shopping malls, thrill rides and water activities, amazing outdoors, unique Branson dishes, and so much more! Branson is the place to be for the ultimate Christmas experience!

A Branson Christmas has its perks. One of them is the famous Trail of Lights, which is a drive-animation display that will carry you into the very spirit of Christmas. Through an 18-year Heritage of Holiday Magic, the Trail of Lights has been attracting tourists from all over the world and has been bringing smiles to the faces of people who see it. The Trail winds its way through the streets of the historic 160-acre homestead, and will lead you down the famous "Trail that Nobody Know How Old" and put you into a holiday wonderland! It is a must see attraction during the Christmas season, which will dazzle both the young ones and the young at heart.

As you travel into the Trail of Lights, you will see different lands, each with their own theme. From fantasy to religious to patriotic, prepare to be amazed by the creativity of this attraction. Various three-dimensional characters, both life size and larger, have their own housing in which they are displayed. You can take a "peek" in on the fun happening inside each housing. Each scene in the housings has a festive holiday themed to it. Visitors are sure to find themselves having fun and singing along!

Once you see the Trail of Light, you will be amazed. From the name itself, it is what it named. The Trail also includes millions of multi-colored Christmas lights. These lights bring joy to people. Thus, every building on park is completely illuminated, and there are even hundreds of lighted displays as well as animated scenes.


This one-of-a-kind Christmas attraction is definitely worth the trip. After travelling through the Trail of Light for approximately 45 to 60 minutes, end it at the Inspiration Tower. You can ride the glass elevators up to 230 ft. for Santa's eye view of the lights from above. This is definitely one of the Christmas events that you shouldn't miss!

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Light Up Your World in Branson Area Festival of Lights


Every year, people from all over the world anticipate the holidays in Branson just to witness the jaw-dropping light displays to be put up. And every year Branson, Missouri never fails to make sure that their light display is worth the wait. Known as the Branson Area Festival of Lights, it lights up the winter town for two months with its dazzling structures of the season. Every year, it amazes people and people never get tired of it. The festival lights up town with different figures and structures from snowflakes to the gifts of the Twelve Days of Christmas. It’s a must that you witness the lights of this festival that is more than ten million in count just to make displays possible.

All throughout the city of Branson, Missouri, there is a harmonious combination of dazzling lights and businesses in the atmosphere. Magic will always be in the air as the city is aglow for the holidays. You can enjoy fabulous shows, spectacular shopping, and breathtaking scenery. But there’s more since other cities, such as Kimberling City, Indian Point on Table Rock Lake, and other communities, all offer special sights to make Branson’s Area Festival of Lights a truly encompassing time of cheer in the Ozarks. With all of that, Branson is a special gift for you and your family during the best time of the year. Let Branson make you feel the most special with all of these!

The main attraction of the Branson Area Festival of Lights is a Drive-Through into town. It is simply like driving through the neighbourhood and witnessing the majestic light displays on the road. The beautiful lights flickering in the dark winter night will delight people of all ages – whether a senior or a child. The journey begins with a magical one-mile drive along a path illuminated with more than 175 amazing light displays. At this time of the year, the Branson Area Festival of Lights would absolutely make your holiday the best. And for your convenience, the light displays are located off Shepherd of the Hills Expressway and Roark Valley Road.

If you enjoy driving through the neighborhood and seeing the different light structures, then you’ll definitely want to experience Branson’s Area Festival of Lights. It is a one-of-a-kind family experience that promises to be spectacular. It is open daily for two month from November 1 through January 2 from dusk until 11 pm. And never forget that with Branson’s Area Festival of Lights, you will be able to create a traditional Ozark Mountain Christmas with your family that you will always cherish and remember. Better book that next Christmas Vacation and let Branson’s Area Festival of Lights be the main attraction!

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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.Christmas in Branson

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.


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Christmas Events in Branson

There is nothing like spending Christmas in Branson, Missouri. It lets you experience the classic way of celebrating the Yuletide Season, and your Christmas spirit is sure to intensify further with the series of events in Branson Missouri.

First off, a festival that you should not miss is the Festival of Lights in Branson. This festival starts on the first of November 2013 and ends in the second of January 2014. Light displays are all over town for the visual delight of the visitors and of Branson locals, too. Drive around town and witness the magnificent display of lights. If driving around is not your thing, you have an option to take the Trolley or Ride the Ducks. These services that Branson offers to the tourists would greatly help in appreciation of the place and also in getting to know more about the history of Branson.Christmas time in Branson Missouri

The Trail of Lights at Shepherd of the Hills is another sight to behold. You can take your car round Shepherd of the Hills and be amazed with the display of lights and dioramas around the area. Shepherd of the Hills also has restaurants where you can beat the winter cold by sipping through a cup of rich, hot chocolate. There is also a gift shop in Shepherd of the Hills so you can buy souvenir items for yourself and for your loved ones, too. A thing not to be missed is a ride to the top of the Inspiration Tower, wherein you will see the whole place of Branson covered in lights that seem to dance in merriment. This festival runs from November 1 to December 31.

Silver Dollar City is known to be Branson’s premier theme park. During the Christmas season, it is also one of the most visited tourist spots in Branson. Silver Dollar City has a festival called Old Time Christmas, which begins November 3 and ends the last day of December. Old Time Christmas lets you in on a beautiful display of lights and also a 5-story Christmas tree, which will surely please kids and adults alike. There are also live musicals in Silver Dollar City during Old Time Christmas, like It’s a Wonderful Life. Theater plays are also present to treat you to a good show. Some theater plays are the Living Nativity and Frosty the Snowman. Silver Dollar City also has the best theme park food all over America, so keep your tummy happy while you treat your eyes to a wonderful and colorful Christmas festival.

A favorite among Branson residents is the Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony. Your Christmas in Branson would just be incomplete without this festival. It marks the beginning to the Christmas holiday. This festival also features a parade and lighting ceremony that will surely delight the kids and will also bring out the kid in you. This festival begins on the first days of December.

When you go to Branson for a Christmas vacation, Thousand Hills Golf Resort would be more than happy to have you as their guest, too. Experience luxury, comfort, and serenity during your Christmas break – all in Thousand Hills. Make a move now and call 1-877-262-0430 for reservations and inquiries.

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