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Christmas Events

2013 information is below. Information for 2014 will be available soon.

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Branson Ozark Mountain Christmas

Christmas in Branson

As a visitor you will see Christmas lights glowing in every directions, celebrities and stars filling the stages and shopping bags in everyone's hands. Branson is known for its live entertainment and there's no exception at Christmas time. There are many shows completely dedicated to the holidays and nearly every theater incorporates Christmas music into at least half of the performance. You'll hear traditional Christmas music, carols and hymns, sounds from the past and sounds from today. You'll see Christmas lights, decorated sets and displays, costumes and more. And, you'll feel the Spirit of Christmas everywhere you go.

Annual Adoration Parade

64th Annual Adoration Parade
December 8, 2013

The 64nd Annual Celebration will take place on Sunday, December 8, 2013. Starting with the annual lighting of the largest area nativity scene, overlooking Lake Taneycomo at dusk and culminating with a community gathering like no other.If you've ever asked yourself the question, "What happened to Christmas?"- this inspirational community event is the answer you've been seeking. The Branson community gathers on this special day to set aside our individual aspirations and celebrate the true meaning of the Christmas season. It is our chance to stop and reflect on the beauty of the Christmas story that still inspires people today. On this special night, no one is in the limelight and no organization is promoted, only an overwhelming outpouring of community and celebration as we come together to honor the story of Christmas.

Ride The Ducks Land & Lighting Tour

Ride The Ducks Land & Lighting Tour with Splash's Winter Wonderland

November 1 to December 8, 2013 - 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm

Join Ride The Ducks this holiday season as we add a new Christmas tradition to our magical Holiday Lights tours -Splash's Winter Wonderland. Located next to our famous Duck Dock on the 76 strip and anchored by a 27' animated tree of lights you'll find a snowy white tent full of Christmas surprises. This walk through Winter Wonderland set with twinkling lights, decorated trees and fun-loving elves will bring a smile to every face. Create a unique Ride The Ducks style Christmas ornament, write a letter to Santa, play reindeer games and sit on Santa's lap for a photo.Next door in the Toymaker's tent you can listen as Nicholas the Head Toymaker tells about a very special Christmas gift and outside you'll see an array of light displays to charge your Christmas spirits.

The holiday season won't be complete without a Holiday Lights tour Duck style! Put on your Santa hat, listen as your Captain tells stories of Christmas past, quack along to Christmas music using your Wacky Quackers™ and see the Branson area Festival of Lights on our nightly tours (night tours do not go in the water). Your Holiday Lights tour ticket price includes all Splash's Winter Wonderland activities. Get your tickets with us!

Ride The Ducks Land & Lighting Tour with Splash's Winter Wonderland

Old Time Christmas - Silver Dollar City

An Old Time Christmas - November 2 to December 30, 2013

Bring your entire family and celebrate the true meaning of this magical season amidst the glow of over 4 million dazzling lights. You'll take home beautiful holiday memories destined to last a lifetime! The #1 Holiday Light and Tree Show, a musical 5 story Christmas Tree, holiday light parade, It's A Wonderful Life holiday show, Dickens Christmas Carol show, Live Nativity, and Tastes of the Season!

Get a 2 Day Pass for the price of 1 Day with us!

Silver Dollar City Tickets

White Flight at the Butterfly Palace

November 1, 2013 - January 15, 2013

White Flight is one unique way to brighten your holiday! Starting on November 1, thousands of white tropical butterflies are released at the Butterfly Palace. The rain forest inside the palace is decorated with thousands of twinkling lights, a live 18 foot tall Poinsettia Christmas Tree, Living Statues of Angels, and traditional holiday music to fill the soul, White Flight at The Butterfly Palace is a unique holiday exhibit the whole family will love.

This special event includes:

  • 45 minute educational movie about the monarch migration
  • Banyan Bungee Adventure
  • Emerald Forest Mirror Maze
  • Plus the thousands of white butterflies in the rain forest which you will walk through!

Butterfly Palace Tickets

Titanic Fantasy Princess

Titanic Fantasy Princess Brings New Holiday Magic to Branson

Legend has it that Missouri's ancient Ozark Mountains are home to blithe spirits and woodland fairies, often sensed but seldom seen. Just in time for the holidays, the Titanic Museum Attraction will bring an enchanted forest to life with help from a mystical Fantasy Princess. The magic begins Thanksgiving Weekend Thursday November 28 and continues every Wednesday through Sunday to December 29.

"Our Fantasy Princess will be here soon to greet little girls and boys and help make their holiday dreams come true," announces John Joslyn, expedition leader of the first private exploration dive to Titanic and owner of the Titanic Museum Attraction. "She will embody the holiday season's magic and mystery shared by children of 1912 and today."

The Titanic Fantasy Princess is this year's beautiful addition to the annual Titanic Christmas Winter Wonderland, which features thousands of holiday lights, Edwardian-style decorations, costumed merry-makers and a Gift Shoppe brimming with one-of-a-kind selections. Also available is a magical photo op with the princess herself.

"Every day we remember and honor the men, women and children who sailed on Titanic, but this is especially so during the holidays. You'll truly experience what a Titanic Christmas voyage might have been like 100 years ago," says Joslyn.

Titanic Museum Attraction Tickets