Fun and excitement brightens Branson throughout Christmas season

Pierce Arrow, Luke Menard, left, Gary Korebia, Scott Fraker and Tim Storms, one of Branson's hottest shows will be open during Christmas Season.

BRANSON, Mo., December 9, 2012 —  “From lions and tigers, shopping, fishing and golf to acrobats, comedians, music of every genre, dinner shows with horses or on a boat and so much more, in terms of adventure, excitement and fun, Branson is like a Christmas Tree decorated with lots of each,”  said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “Whether it’s seeing Christmas Lighting displays, having fun at one of Branson’s shows or attractions or simply relaxing with those you love, there is something special about Christmas in Branson,” she continued.

Even with a number of the Branson shows ending their 2012 schedules by the weekend of Dec. 15, some of Branson’s finest shows will remain open through Christmas until the end of the year,” These include:

Acrobats of China featuring New Shanghai Circus

Absolutely Patsy

Amazing Pets

Christmas on the Trail

Comedy Jamboree

Dixie Stampede

Grand Jubilee


Kirby VanBurch

Jim Stafford


Legends in Concert

Ozark Murder Mysteries

Paul Harris & The Cleverly’s

Pierce Arrow

Showboat Branson Belle

The Price is Right, Live

The Titanic Museum Attraction is just one of the many Branson attractions that will be open.

Johnson points out that the majority of Branson’s most popular attractions are open all year round and will also be open throughout the Christmas Season. Some of the most popular include:

Adventure Ziplines of Branson

Amazing Waltzing Waters

Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure

Castle of Chaos

Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors

Hollywood Wax Museum

IMAX Adventure Films

Inspiration Tower

Main Street Lake Cruises Lake Queen

Main Street Lake Cruises Landing Princess

National Tiger Sanctuary

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum

Shoot for the Stars Mini Golf

Silver Dollar City (Old Time Christmas – Closes for season Dec. 30)

The Track Family Fun Parks

Titanic Museum Attraction

Vigilante Ziprider

Branson Tourism Center’s Johnson also points out that Branson’s nationally acclaimed Christmas Lighting displays will also be available during the Christmas season. These include Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas, The Branson Area Festival of Lights and the Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights.

Whether its golf, shopping, fishing or any of a myriad of other activities, there is always something that is fun and exciting to do in Branson and the Christmas season is no exception. Johnson does advise however that a lot of the shows and attractions, especially on the 24th and 25th of December, will be operating on Christmas schedules through the end of the year. Additional information on each show and attraction is available through the link provided. Johnson also offered the assistance of the knowledgeable locally based Travel Planners of the Branson Tourism Center to assist in answering any questions about the excitement of the Christmas Season in Branson. That service is available by calling their toll free number, 1-800-785-1550.

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