“Opening” Christmas Day in Branson

One of Branson's favorite buffets, the "Grand Country Buffet "will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Christmas Day.

One of Branson’s favorite buffets, the “Grand Country Buffet “will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Christmas Day.

“Although Christmas Day may find many of Branson’s shows, attractions, restaurants and businesses closed, a number will be open to serve Branson visitors,” said Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. “In fact, from breakfast to dinner and after there will be a bountiful selection of places to dine, shows to see and attractions of all kinds,” she added.

Here is a list of some of the restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day and their contact numbers. It is suggested, except for the “chain” restaurants that you call to make reservations:

Chateau Grille and Atrium Restaurants – 417-334-1161
Denny’s – 417-339-3670
Grand Country Buffet – 417-335-2434
IHOP – 417-339-4467 (7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
McFarlains Restaurant at IMAX – 417-336-4680
Outback Steak & Oyster Bar – 417-334-6306
Paradise Grill – 417-334-5405
Shoney’s – 417-335-6855

Starting with Grand Country’s Amazing Petsat 10:00 AM, a great show for younger children and adults alike, and throughout the day there is a variety of shows available including:

Absolutely Patsy
Acrobats of China
Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai
Amazing Pets
Barney Fife Fully Loaded
Kelli Grant “The Queen of Swing”
Motown Downtown

From drive through Christmas Lighting Displays to zip lines, go karts, golf, and more, many of Branson’s attractions will also be open on Christmas Day to enjoy:

Branson Limousine Christmas Light Tour
Branson Limousine Wine and Shine Tour
Branson’s Promised Land Zoo
Castle of Chaos
Celebrity Car Museum
Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors
Hollywood Wax Museum
IMAX Adventure Films
Inspiration Tower
Payne Stewart Golf Club
Pointe Royale Golf Course
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum
Shoot for the Stars Mini Golf
The Track Family Fun Parks
Trail of Lights
Vigilante Ziprider

 Branson Tourism Center’s Wood points out that the limited schedule of Christmas Day will expand dramatically starting the day after Christmas and throughout Christmas Week including the excitement of New Year’s Eve in Branson. For the very latest on schedule changes, Branson information or assistance with lodging or tickets for shows and attractions please contact the Branson Tourism Center by calling 1-800-785-1550 or through its website, www.BransonTourismCenter.com.

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