It’s that time of year again, when Branson MO fall festivals begin to pop up! In 2022, we have several festivals to choose from.
Most aren’t too far of a drive from us. So, if you’re a fall lover these festivals are worth a nightly or weekend stay at our Branson hotel. We’ve listed the events below in order of their start date so you can quickly check if any are happening during the time of your trip.
All dates and descriptions of these Branson MO fall festivals were pulled from their respective websites, Facebook posts, or other official announcements and are subject to change without our knowledge. So, please double check with event organizers before making plans to attend.
Branson MO fall festivals in 2022
All of the fall festivals below are within a reasonable drive of the Branson area.
Shepherd’s Fall Craft Fair — Sept. 9-11
The Shepherd’s Fall Craft Fair is hosted by The Shepherd of the Hills. Their festival is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday it runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
They promise “tons” of craft vendors on their historic farm. Your entry includes a self-tour through the historic farm. Your kids will enjoy Lil’ Pete’s Kid’s Playland, Petting Zoo, mini golf, and bounce houses.
There will be live music daily and they’ll have plenty of food trucks to choose from.
They charge a $5 entry fee at the gate but children 12 and under are free. They have free parking in their main parking lot at 5586 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson, MO.
Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts & Music Festival — Sept. 15-17
This is the 49th Annual Autumn Daze Festival. Artisans and crafters will exhibit their work during the Branson MO fall festival in historic downtown Branson Thursday and Friday (Sept. 15 and 16) 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 17 the hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Each day there will be free live music on an entertainment stage, a food court, a celebrity autograph booth, and a downtown Branson sidewalk sale.
There is no fee for attending or parking at this event! It’ll be hosted in the Awberry Parking Lot at 100 W. Atlantic St., Branson, MO 65616.
Annual Grape & Fall Festival — Oct. 8
Historic Downtown Hollister’s Annual Grape & Fall Festival begins with the “Color Me Grape” 5K Fun Run at 9 a.m. on Oct. 8.
If you’re not interested in the run, the rest of the festivities run from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Downing Street in Hollister, MO which is just a short drive from Branson. There will be live entertainment throughout the day, a beer and wine garden, and, of course, an array of food and craft exhibitor booths. There will be a Kid Zone for children to enjoy games and a petting zoo.
As is tradition, there will be a “Grape Stomp” in the afternoon where pre-registered teams of four will compete for a trophy, cash, and prizes.
Unless you’re a racer or a grape stomper, there is no cost to attend this fall festival!