We’ve picked out our favorite, must-see Branson Christmas shows and lights for you and your family.
The Branson Christmas Shows
The Moon River Christmas Show at Andy Williams
The crew at Andy Williams’ show are celebrating their 30th Anniversary for the Moon River Theater. Don’t miss the updated Christmas special featuring songs and memories from previous years. Expect to see special guests appearances from people who were invited on his television show, including The Letterman, The Cowsills, Nadia Cole, and Illusionist Rick Thomas. All of these magical guests on top of their talented dancers, musicians and singers. Don’t put off your visit for too long, this show only runs until December 9, 2022! https://tickets.moonrivertheatre.com/show/andy-williams-christmas
A Brett Family Christmas
With a legacy of 23 years, the Brett Family announced that this is the final year for their show. As their family grows, they’ve pursued different projects and dreams, and made the difficult decision to make this their final year. Experience one of Branson’s favorite families at the American Bandstand Theater as they sing, dance and make you laugh one last time. The show runs now through December 10, 2022. Secure your tickets here: http://www.thebrettsshow.com/schedule-1/.
Christmas in Wonderland at King’s Castle
One of Branson’s largest holiday productions, Christmas in Wonderland is another special you don’t want to pass up. You can expect high energy dancers, colorful costumes, and high-kicking chorus girls, that all come together for a sparkling Christmas Extravaganza. Tickets can be purchased for this show through December 31, 2022, at https://kingscastletheatre.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=5.
Miracle of Christmas at Sight and Sound
The Sight and Sound Theatre never disappoints with an incredible production of the classic Miracle of Christmas. Emerge yourself in the story of Christmas as you walk alongside Mary, Joseph and the three wise men with a massive set and live animals! This show is literally an experience worth every dollar. Purchase tickets here: https://sight-sound.com/ticketing/shows/date
These are just a few of Branson’s favorite Christmas shows. With so many to choose from, you won’t have enough time to watch them all. Many of the shows that run all year round continue to perform their normal shows during the Christmas season. Several will do half-Christmas shows with their normal year-round performance so you get the best of both worlds! Snag your tickets now because it’s Branson’s favorite and busiest time of year!
Christmas Light Displays in Branson
Christmas in Midtown Light Spectacular at Silver Dollar City
A special family tradition for some, the Christmas in Midtown Light Spectacular at Silver Dollar City is an incredible family activity worth bearing the chilly weather for. With 6.5 million lights and a parade, you’ll really feel ready for the Christmas season.
Trail of Lights at Shepherd of the Hills
The Trail of Lights is celebrating over 30 years as Branson’s longest running drive-thru. This attraction is filled with millions of multi-colored Christmas lights and animated displays. Explore the lights as you drive through the 160-acres of Shepherd of the Hills Homestead.
Lights of Joy
Lights of Joy is another Christmas drive-thru in Branson with all new displays and new video boards. The sparkling drive-thru is over a mile long and won the Best of Branson award for Branson’s Best Christmas Light drive-thru for 2022. Stay warm and cozy in your car and snag some Branson ticket show savings when you get there with a complimentary Branson information packet. Lights of Joy is another great Christmas tradition to start with your loved ones while in Branson.
Holiday Tram Ride at Big Cedar Lodge
Bundle up and hop aboard a twinkling tram ride pulled by a big green tractor, decked out with Christmas lights at Big Cedar Lodge. Their recently expanded Holiday Light display is fun for the whole family while enjoying complimentary hot cocoa, cider and s’mores on a stick! Save your gas for this different type of Christmas light drive-thru because you don’t have to be a member of Big Cedar Lodge nor do you have to be a guest! Now through the first week of January, buy your tickets: https://bigcedar.com/activity/holiday-light-tour/
So many lights, so little time. The twinkling lights that fill Branson really do set the mood for the season. Be sure to add one or all of these Christmas light displays to your list of activities during your Branson Christmas getaway this year!
One more thing…
The Ice-Skating Rink at The Branson Ferris Wheel
This one’s not a show or a light display, but so much fun, we couldn’t go without mentioning it! The Ice-Skating Rink at the Branson Ferris Wheel is a seasonal activity with 7,200 square feet of real ice. This skating rink is the same size as the one in Rockefeller Center in New York City. It’s not winter without a bit of ice-skating!
Finalize your Christmas Trip with Room Accommodations
Grand Oaks Hotel is here and ready for Christmas! We’re booking up fast for the holidays, so check our availability now for your Branson Christmas trip. We know you’ll have loads of fun with these must-see Branson shows, light displays and other activities. ‘Tis the season, for our best and favorite season!