There is so much to see and do in Branson that it’s sometimes hard to make sure that you don’t miss something you might want to do. If you’re planning a trip to Branson during May through August 2019 access to information on Branson Shows and Attractions is commonly featured and readily available at many internet sites including www.BransonTourismCenter.Com.
What is not as commonly as available, and is a little harder to find, particularly in one place, is schedules of national stars and shows appearing in Branson for “limited engagements,” and information about special events. BTC’s Best Branson Insider Highlights provides this information in a convenient format sorted by starting date to make it easier to see what’s available on the dates you you plan to visit Branson.
Featured Limited Engagement:
Everyone’s favorite ogre “Shrek,” is coming to the Welk Resort Theatre this summer, from June 8 through August 10. Shrek The Musical is filled with wonderful music, hilarious comedy and a heartwarming message of love and acceptance. Based on the award-winning Broadway show and movie, it’s an entertaining story of a gruff, but lovable ogre who sets out on an adventure, so that he can be left alone. But, along the way, he discovers that friendship and love can have a place in his life. This unique Branson entertainment experience is a show the whole family will enjoy together.
Limited Engagements: May – August
May 5: Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee – The Urban Cowboy Reunion*
May 12: Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show
May 18: Darryl Worley with Special Guest Billy Dean
May 25: Tommy James & The Shondells
Jun 1-30: Shrek The Musical
Jul 1-31: Shrek The Musical
Jul 1-13: Yakov – Famous Russian Comedian!
Aug 1-10 : Shrek The Musical
* First day of multiple appearances during month. Check Schedule for additional dates.
Featured Special Event:
Silver Dollar City’s Star Spangled Summer Festival offers all the excitement and adventure the world class 1880s styled theme park is noted for; over 40 thrilling rides & attractions including the 10 Family Adventures of Fireman’s Landing® and The World’s Fastest, Steepest & Tallest Spinning Coaster — Time Traveler®! In addition, the festival features ‘“Kid Magic,’the youngest professional magician in the world, Kadan Bart Rockett and sister Brooklyn with their jaw-dropping illusions;” comedian, magician and juggler Greg Bennick; ‘“Reuben’s Swashbuckling Adventure’ created exclusively for Silver Dollar City by the park’s award-winning producers.” This Broadway-style musical is a magical journey of discovery and dreams; and much more.
Special Events: May – August
May 2-27: Bluegrass & BBQ at Silver Dollar City
May 12: Mother’s Day
May 24-27: Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale at Tanger Outlet Mall
May 26: Memorial Day Fireworks at Big Cedar Lodge
May 27: Memorial Day
May 28-Jun 7: Season Pass Holder Appreciate Days at Silver Dollar City
May 31-Jun 2: 2019 Summer Concert Series at Silver Dollar City
Jun 1-2: 2019 Summer Concert Series at Silver Dollar City
Jun 1 – Jun 7: Season Pass Holder Appreciate Days at Silver Dollar City
Jun 7 – Jun 9: 2019 Summer Concert Series at Silver Dollar City
Jun 8 – Jun 15: National Law Enforcement Week
Jun 8 – Jul 21: Star Spangled Summer at Silver Dollar City
Jun 10 – Jun 15: Stage One National Dance Competition
Jun 16: Father’s Day
Jun 28: Praise & Waves at White Water
Jul 1-21: Star Spangled Summer at Silver Dollar City
Jul 4: Independence Day
Jul 4: Independence Day Show at the Hughes Brothers Theatre
Jul 12-14: Cooking School at The Keeter Center
Jul 20-Aug 4: Moonlight Madness at Silver Dollar City
Aug 1-4: Moonlight Madness at Silver Dollar City
Aug 16-18: Cooking School at The Keeter Center
Aug 22 – Sep 2: Southern Gospel Picnic at Silver Dollar City
These are just the highlights of some of the things going on in Branson. Branson’s entertainment scene is in constant motion. To keep up with of any changes or additions, please feel free to call one of the Branson Tourism Center’s Branson based Travel Planners at 1-866-593-9740. They will be delighted to answer any questions you might have about Branson and assist with reservations and tickets. There is no charge for this service, and they are available daily, except Christmas Day.