Fireworks to light up the Branson sky in celebration of the 4th of July

The Chateau on the Lake Fireworks.

BRANSON, Mo Branson will not disappoint those wanting to see spectacular fireworks displays celebrating the Fourth of July. In fact, although the majority of the firework displays will be over the Fourth of July weekend, Branson’s celebration of America’s independence will start in spectacular fashion with the College of the Ozark’s “Honor America” celebration on June 26.

From concerts with fireworks, to picnics and BBQ with fireworks or just plain beautiful and exciting firework displays, Branson area skies will be lit up with spectacular fireworks. The following is a list of the major Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks displays for the Branson area sorted by date along with a contact phone number to obtain further information such as rain dates etc.

Name: Honor America
Place: College of the Ozarks by Lake Honor
Phone: College of the Ozarks – 417-690-2212
Date/Time(s)/Comment(s): June 26, Picnic 4:30 p.m., Entertainment 5:00 p.m., Patriotic Program & Concert 8:30 p.m. with entertainment provided by the cast of Red, Hot and Blue and the Peterson Family Band. The program and concert will be followed by Fireworks. Please bring your own chairs and come early.

Name: Fireburst Fireworks Display
Place: Kimberling City
Phone: Kimberling City Table Rock Chamber of Commerce – 1-800-595-0393 or 417-739-2564
Date/Time/Comment(s): July 2 at dusk. Good Viewing Area: Right on Route 13 in downtown Kimberling City, near Kimberling City Shopping Mall, about 6 miles south of Branson West. It can also be viewed very well from Table Rock Lake near the north end of the bridge. The event will be a full day of activities, including 2 bounce houses, a 16 foot blow up water slide and basketball hoops for the kids. Food, craft, retail and nonprofit vendors will be there as well to keep young and old busy throughout the day and bands including “M-Dock” and “Members Only.” will be performing.

Name: Treasure Lake Resort
Place: Treasure Lake Resort behind the IMAX
Phone: Treasure Lake Resort 417-334-1040
Date/Time/Comment(s) July 2 at dusk. Advice is come early and bring a chair.

Name: Branson Landing 4th Annual Liberty Light Up
Place: Branson Landing Town Square by Fountains
Phone: Branson Landing – 417-239-3002
Date/Time(s) /Comment(s) July 3, Concert by “SOULED OUT,” at 8:00 p.m. followed by Fireworks.

Name: Branson Landing Lake Queen or Landing Princess
Place: Branson Landing
Phone: Tickets and info through Branson Tourism Center 800-785-1550
Date/Time(s) /Comment(s) July3. This is a unique and exciting way to see the Branson Landing fireworks display while cruising on either the Lake Queen or Landing Princess on Lake Taneycomo. On July 3rd these cruises will be positioned to provide a spectacular and unique view of the Branson Landing fireworks display. Although there is still availability, it is advisable to make reservations as early as possible in advance by calling the Branson Tourism Center at 800-785-1550.

Name: BBQ and Fireworks at Chateau on the Lake
Place: Chateau on the Lake – North of Table Rock Dam on State Highway 165/265
Phone: Call the Branson Tourism Center at 800-785-1550 for information on the fireworks or to make reservations at the Chateau on the Lake for the Fourth of July Weekend.
Date/Time/Comment(s): July 3 at dusk. Paid BBQ event, complete with live music will be followed by fireworks display which is easily and conveniently viewed for free from Table Rock Lake via boat or park in loop just south of new overrun floodgates on Table Rock Dam or the Chateau’s public areas.

Name: Showboat Branson Belle
Place: Showboat Branson Belle
Contact: Tickets and information through Branson Tourism Center 800-785-1550
Date /Time/Comment(s): July 3, 8:00 p.m. dinner cruise. There are no guarantees and you take your chances, but the 8:00 PM Dinner Cruise on the night of the Chateau on the Lake’s Fireworks display has been known to stop and provide passengers with a spectacular view of this fireworks display as part of the cruise. This cruise is generally sold out so the further in advance reservations are made the better.

Name: Shepherd of the Hills
Place: Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Theatre
Phone: Tickets and info through Branson Tourism Center 800-785-1550
Date/Time/Comment(s): July3th immediately after the presentation of the outdoor drama “Shepherd of the Hills.” It will be only for those who viewed the outdoor drama. Miller advises that tickets for Shepherd of the Hills are available through the Branson Tourism Center.

Name: Branson Spirit of 76 Independence Day
Place: Branson Landing
Phone: Branson Veteran’s Task Force – 417-337-8387
Date/Time/Comment(s): July 4, 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. (Simultaneously both locations) Show your patriotism on Independence Day by wearing Red, White and Blue and join the celebration.

Name: Rockaway Beach 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Display
Place: Downtown Rockaway Beach
Contact: – Rockaway Beach Chamber of Commerce – 417-561-4280
Date/Time/Comment(s): July 4 at dusk. Family activities and events start at 10:00 a.m. and Fireworks start at dusk. Rain date July 5

Name: Hollister’s 58th Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Place: Historic Downing Street in Hollister
Phone: City of Hollister- 417- 337- 8315 or Hollister Chamber of Commerce – 417-334-3050
Date/Time/Comment(s): July 4 at dusk. Good Viewing Area: Along Business Hwy 65 in Historic downtown Hollister.

Name: Big Cedar Fireworks Display
Place: Big Cedar Lodge
Location: Off State Highway 86 in Ridgedale, MO
Phone: Big Cedar – 417-335-2777
Date/Time/Comment(s): July 4 at dusk. Good Viewing Area: In front of Registration Building or from Table Rock Lake.

Name: Shell Knob Fire & Thunder Fireworks Display
Place: Shell Knob, MO, 1 mile S. of Bridge
Phone: Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce – 417-858-3300
Date/Time/Comment(s): July 4 at dusk. One mile S. of Bridge. Rain date July 5

Name: Cape Fair Fireworks Display
Place: Cape Fair Marina
Phone: 417-538-2222
Date/Time/Comments: July 4 at dusk.

Those planning to attend these events should allow plenty of time, arrive as early as possible and, except for paid events, should bring their own chairs etc. It should be remembered that the Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest of the year in Branson and advance reservations are advisable to ensure not only availability, but the best choice of seats and accommodations.

The staff of Branson Tourism Center (BTC), one of Branson’s largest and most respected vacation planning services, would be pleased to provide information on any of these fireworks displays or information or tickets to any of Branson’s shows and attractions or for lodging arrangements.  please contact the Branson Tourism Center (BTC). BTC can be reached by either calling their toll free number 1-800-785-1550 or through their website www.BransonTourismCenter.com.
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