Branson Christmas Celebration Enters It's 20th Season
Twenty years strong and growing, Branson's Christmas celebration continues to grow and earn the title of America's home for the holidays. An Ozark Mountain Christmas begins November 1st and continues through the end of the year so travelers are encouraged to make plans today see why Branson has become the country's hottest holiday destination.
Area lodging providers also work to provide a memorable and affordable home away from home for guests to Branson. Branson, Missouri lodging providers such as Thousand Hills Resort offer alternatives to cramped hotels. With fully furnished Branson condos in the heart of town to Branson cabins and log homes featuring cozy fireplaces for nightly rental, guests will have everything they need for a holiday experience they will cherish for a lifetime. Whether guests are looking for a quick weekend getaway or an extended family Christmas celebration Thousand Hills provides an ideal Branson holiday destination.
Holiday shoppers will also want to make Branson their number one destination. Whatever type of Christmas shopping visitors are looking for can be found in Branson. With outlet malls such as Tanger Outlet Mall and Branson Factory Outlet, Dozens of Crafts and Antique stores, and the cosmopolitan holiday shopping of the new Branson Landing district Branson has all the bases covered.
After taking in the musical sounds of an Ozark Mountain Christmas, don't forget to take in the spectacular sights as well. The entire town of Branson dresses up for the occasion with lights and holiday banners around every corner. Visitors will also want to take in the many light shows and holiday tours, including the world famous Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City. An Old Time Christmas creates a festive atmosphere with over 4 million lights, dozens of holiday shows and more all celebrated around an old-fashioned Christmas theme.
Branson has long been known as a live music destination, with hundreds of live shows and theaters. The holiday season is no exception--numerous shows continue their season throughout an Ozark Mountain Christmas. And even guests who have been to Branson in the past are in for a surprise--most shows are updated to include holiday themed songs, skits and more. The holiday show spectacles are anchored with favorites such as Andy Williams, Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede, the Baldknobbers, Presleys among others. Special guests to help Branson celebrate the holidays include the music of Mannheim Steamroller at the Grand Palace Theater, Mel Tillis & Connie Smith at the Welk Resort, and many more.
An Ozark Mountain Christmas was originally started in 1987 as a way to give visitors more entertainment options during the traditionally slow winter months. What started out as a handful of Christmas themed live shows has grown steadily each year and now includes numerous shows, parades, fantastic light displays, Christmas shopping experiences found nowhere else in the Midwest, and plenty of unique lodging experiences for all travelers.
Branson, Missouri (PRWEB) November 6, 2007 -- For the last 20 years, The Ozark Mountain Christmas festival has been Branson's answer to those who say there's no reason to vacation once summer is over and fall foliage has dropped. Every year the town of Branson pulls out all the stops to create an unforgettable holiday memory for travelers, and 2007 will prove to be no exception.