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Christmas Events

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Business Hours: (All times Central Standard Time)
Open 7 days a week. 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM, with the exception of
Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Close Early, December 13, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Christmas Day, December 25, 2014 CLOSED

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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.

Old Time Christmas - Silver Dollar City

An Old Time Christmas - November 1 to December 30, 2014

Bring your entire family and celebrate the true meaning of this magical season amidst the glow of over 5 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, Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade featuring Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer & Friends (NEW), and Tastes of the Season!

Get a 1 Day Pass or call us for details on how to save on a second day! 1-800-785-1550

Silver Dollar City Tickets

Branson Area Festival of Lights

Experience the magic of the season during the Branson Area Festival of Lights 2014 as all of Branson is aglow for the holidays. From fabulous shows and dazzling lights to spectacular shopping and breathtaking scenery, Branson is a special gift for everyone in your family during this special time of year.
The centerpiece, Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive-Through, will delight children of all ages. Your journey begins with a magical one-mile drive along a path illuminated with more than 175 displays. Conveniently located off Shepherd of the Hills Expressway and Roark Valley Road, this one-of-a-kind family experience promises to be spectacular.
Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive-Through is open daily Nov. 1 -- Dec. 31, from dusk until 11 p.m.
Admission Fees
Family Vehicles- $15
Family Season Pass- $25
Mini-Coaches (12-28 seats), Church Vans and Limos- $30
Full Sized Motorcoaches- $60
Contact Branson Tourism Center for directions and location. 1-800-785-1550

Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights

The Trail of Lights in Branson, Missouri is a drive-thru animation display that will transport you into the heart of the Christmas Season. The Trail winds its way through the historic 160-acre Shepherd of the Hills Homestead, and will take you down the famous "Trail that Nobody Knows How Old" into a holiday wonderland. The display begins November 1st and ends on December 31st. The lights are open from dusk until 11pm (daily). Call Branson Tourism Center to book your light tour, and ask a reservation specialist about other wonderful holiday light tours! 1-800-785-1550

The Shepherd of the Hills
5586 West Highway 76
Branson, MO 65616
Annual Adoration Parade

66th Annual Adoration Parade
December 7, 2014

The 66th Annual Celebration will take place on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Starting with the annual lighting of the largest area nativity scene, overlooking Lake Taneycomo at dusk/5pm and culminating with a community gathering like no other (route image below). 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.

Annual Adoration Parade Route
Branson Landing Fountain

On November 15th at 10am, 2014 the Branson Community, Branson Chamber, Branson Landing and Branson Entertainers will join together to celebrate the holiday season and honor Mr. Christmas himself, Andy Williams. Don't miss the 2nd Annual "Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade" dedicated to Mr. Christmas, Andy Williams -- where Branson entertainers will gather together at Branson Landing for a beautiful holiday parade. With more than 100 Branson star entertainers, floats, marching bands and Santa & Mrs. Claus, Branson will welcome the Christmas holiday season.

Color commentators for the parade will be Rudy Gatlin and KOLR 10's own Joy Robertson; Clay and Tina Cooper will be the emcees for the dozen live performances from the main stage in front of the Branson Landing fountains and the grand finale will be a special presentation honoring Mrs. Debbie Williams and Mr. Don Williams, Andy's beloved wife and brother. Among the many entertainers appearing will be The Osmonds, The Lennon Sisters, SIX, The Texas Tenors and more.

At NOON Santa Claus arrives at the Branson Landing. From November 15th to Wednesday, December 24th Santa will be inside his Christmas Treehouse. Come and visit him and be sure to have a keepsake photo taken in his very own Treehouse!

Santa Schedule

Branson Landing
100 Branson Landing
Branson, MO 65616