Christmas in Branson is a magical affair, and Branson Christmas shows play a crucial role in weaving this festive magic. Whether it’s the stunning parades, riveting murder mysteries, heartwarming nativities, or breathtaking illusions, Branson Christmas shows offer a variety of entertainment that caters to every taste. Let’s delve deeper into some of the must-see shows that add sparkle to Branson’s winter wonderland.
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Dolly Parton’s Stampede
A holiday extravaganza like no other, Dolly Parton’s Stampede is an experience that will transport you straight to the heart of Christmas. With a heartwarming blend of equestrian skills, friendly competitions, and a grand display of musical talents, this show epitomizes the holiday spirit. As the North Pole and the South Pole come together in a festive showdown, the audience is taken on a delightful ride filled with laughter, cheer, and, of course, Dolly Parton’s signature charm. This is not just a show; it’s a Christmas feast for the senses. Make sure to arrive early for the pre-show entertainment, and don’t forget to indulge in the mouthwatering four-course festive meal that accompanies the main event.
Celebrating Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede starts early in October and lasts until January 5th, 2024.
An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City
If you’re looking to get swept away by a sea of lights, “An Old Time Christmas” at Silver Dollar City is where you need to be. An Old Time Christmas® is five-time winner of USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice poll for the nation’s Best Theme Park Holiday Event! Imagine a parade where floats are brilliantly illuminated by a staggering 200,000 LED lights, each one meticulously designed exclusively for the park. These radiant floats, combined with the picturesque setting of Silver Dollar City, create a visual spectacle that’s truly unparalleled. But the floats are just the beginning. The entire park embraces the yuletide spirit with festive decorations, traditional Christmas music, and, of course, delicious holiday treats. A visit here is like stepping into a Christmas card – one filled with joy, love, and endless celebration.
An Old Time Christmas starts at Silver Dollar City on November 4th, 2023 and lasts until December 30th, 2023.
Branson’s Christmas Wonderland
“Captivating” is the word that comes to mind when you think of Branson’s Christmas Wonderland. This annual celebration is not just a show but a journey into the very essence of Christmas. Over two hours, audiences are treated to a dazzling array of performances that bring to life everyone’s favorite Christmas characters, from the jolly Frosty the Snowman and the ever-joyful Santa Claus to the reflective Mr. Scrooge.
The stage is adorned with stunning decorations, providing the perfect backdrop for the talented and costumed singers and dancers who breathe life into beloved holiday hits. Whether it’s the timeless melodies of “White Christmas” and “Silent Night” or the peppy beats of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” and “Joyful Joyful”, there’s a song for everyone. And if you’re a fan of the Nutcracker, be prepared to be swept off your feet by a rendition that beautifully captures its magic. Branson’s Christmas Wonderland isn’t just a show; it’s a tradition that promises festive fun for the entire family.
Branson’s Christmas Wonderland lasts from November 1st, 2023 – December 31st, 2023.
WhoDunnit Hoedown – A Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner Show
For a twist on the usual Christmas cheer, the Whodunnit Hoedown Murder Mystery Dinner Show provides a mix of intrigue, suspense, and festive fun. Forget silent nights; here, the action unfolds in a gripping plot where every audience member turns detective. As clues emerge and riddles are deciphered, the onus is on you to pinpoint the culprit behind the chilling crime. While your mind grapples with the unfolding mystery, your taste buds are treated to a scrumptious holiday meal. Christmas has never been this exhilarating!
You can join in on the Christmas murder mystery on select dates between November 2nd, 2023 – December 31, 2023. View all dates here.
Miracle of Christmas at Sight & Sound Theatres® Branson
Amidst the glitz and glamour, it’s essential to remember the heart of Christmas, and the Miracle of Christmas at Sight & Sound Theatres does precisely that. Embark on a poignant journey with Joseph and Mary as they navigate trials and tribulations to bring Jesus into the world. This production isn’t just a retelling; it’s an immersive experience. With a live nativity scene boasting real animals, a gripping original script, enchanting music scores, and performances that tug at your heartstrings, this show is a gentle reminder of the true spirit of Christmas – love, sacrifice, and divine miracles.
This show lasts from November 5th, 2023 – December 28, 2023 this year.
The Haygoods Christmas Show
Step into a world of festive splendor with The Haygoods Christmas Show, an enchanting blend of vibrant costumes, melodious tunes, and breathtaking lighting effects. With a mix of both contemporary and timeless Christmas anthems, The Haygoods promise an auditory delight that resonates with the season’s spirit. But it’s not just about the music; the ever-mischievous Banjo Boy is back, sprinkling his signature shenanigans throughout the show, complete with unexpected surprises that’ll have audiences grinning from ear to ear. And if you thought you’d seen all there is to Christmas lights, think again. The Haygoods elevate this holiday staple, offering a luminous experience that’ll make your Branson visit truly unforgettable. Make sure to pencil in this Branson classic into your Christmas itinerary for a spellbinding evening of festive fun!
Tickets are available for The Haygoods Christmas Show on select dates from November 2nd, 2023 – December 30, 2023.
Watch Branson Christmas Shows and Stay at Grand Oaks Hotel
Branson Christmas shows ensure that the festive season is celebrated with unparalleled grandeur and joy. From soul-stirring performances at Dolly Parton’s Stampede to the mesmerizing light displays at Silver Dollar City, the town offers something for everyone.
After a day filled with Christmas magic and captivating shows, retreat to the comfort and luxury of Grand Oaks Hotel. Nestled in the heart of Branson, our hotel offers top-tier amenities, cozy accommodations, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, making it the perfect place to relax and reminisce about your festive adventures. Plus, our central location ensures you’re always just a stone’s throw away from all the holiday action. Don’t just visit Branson; experience it in style and comfort. Book your stay with Grand Oaks Hotel today and make this Christmas in Branson truly special! ????????????????????