Branson Christmas Shows

There’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit this year than by enjoying a Branson Christmas show. From country music to Broadway-style productions, Branson's lineup of live performances offers a wide variety of holiday entertainment.

Feel your feet tap along as you are serenaded with your favorite holiday tunes, and be inspired by world-class Christmas productions this season in Branson! Need help deciding on a performance? Check out some of these favorite holiday shows: 

Dolly Parton's Stampede

Dolly Parton's Stampede brings the holiday season to life. You'll be amazed as the Stampede arena is magically transformed into a true fantasyland complete with twinkling lights, evergreens, poinsettias, old-fashioned holiday costumes and familiar Christmas music. The entire cast, including 32 majestic horses, takes its audience on a festive Christmas journey filled with nostalgia and holiday humor. Get ready to cheer for your favorite elf as North and South Pole elves hold a friendly competition! If everyone behaves, St. Nick himself may make an appearance. No need to worry about getting hungry during the show - guests are served a four-course, country-style meal with all the holiday fixins.' 

A Brett Family Christmas 

With powerful musical numbers, comedy acts and beautiful dancing, A Brett Family Christmas brings out the best Christmas sentiment in everyone. Also featuring a heart-warming patriotic tribute, this performance is one you'll remember for holidays to come. 

An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

The holiday classic "It’s a Wonderful Life" is brought to the stage during Silver Dollar City's annual holiday festival, An Old Time Christmas. In this original musical adaptation of Frank Capra's 1946 film, small town businessman George Bailey discovers the true value of life, family and friends with a little help from his guardian angel, Clarence. Brought to you by Silver Dollar City's award-winning producers, "It's a Wonderful Life" also features dazzling special effects and a talented cast of 14 actors and singers.

The elaborate "A Dickens' Christmas Carol" is another must-see production presented on the Silver Dollar City stage during An Old Time Christmas. This 60-minute Broadway-style show surprises audiences with a talented cast of 15 actors accompanied by a live band, astounding special effects, stunning Victorian scenery and exquisite period costuming. Created especially for Silver Dollar City, this unique adaptation of the famous classic novel by Charles Dickens uses both humor and inspiration to share the story of redemption, hope and the transforming power of one simple prayer.

Andy Williams Ozark Mountain Christmas Show 

The legacy of Mr. Christmas continues with a beautiful holiday tribute by The Lennon Sisters and talented acts from Illusionist Rick Thomas. A cast of singers and dancers in magnificent costumes, reindeer and the incredible seasonal sounds of the Moon River Orchestra make this performance a treat with classic holiday touches. 

The Texas Tenors - Deep in the Heart of Christmas 

Emmy Award winners and Billboard #1 Recording Artists The Texas Tenors return to Branson this Christmas with top-knotch country harmony. From opera arias to traditional country ballads, this show is jam-packed with extreme talent. Show segments also include a live choir, unique visual effects and the appearance of magical holiday characters for young ones in the audience. 

Hot Rods & High Heels 1950's Christmas

Bop down memory lane this Christmas with the Hot Rods & High Heels gang for a rockin' holiday! With 50s hits like "Dig That Crazy Santa Claus" and "Jingle Bell Rock," you'll feel like you've stepped back into "the good ole' days." This performance is fun for the whole family!

A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol

Holidays remind us of the importance of preserving history and time-honored family traditions. At The Shepherd of the Hills Homestead, the new production A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol does just that. While the audience indulges in a full turkey dinner and pumpkin dessert, a true Christmas classic starring your favorite characters from The Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama happens right before your eyes. Additionally at Shepherd of the Hills catch Merry Christmas with Dino, Todd Oliver’s Funniest Night of Your Life and Santa & Pancakes

The Haygoods Christmas Show

With bright costumes, new and traditional Christmas songs and special lighting effects, The Haygoods are offering a Christmas show you'll want to add to your Branson Christmas itinerary. Also, Banjo Boy is up to his normal shenanigans with several surprises included in the show. Enjoy Christmas lights in a whole new way when you come to this Branson favorite!

Hughes Brothers Christmas Show

Step back in time as the Hughes Brothers – Marty, Jason, Ryan & Andy – and their families create a Christmas wonderland filled with the season's best vocal harmonies, exciting dances, inspiring instrumentals, and of course, the charm that everyone loves about these multi-talented brothers. The show is filled with festive surprises, extraordinary performances and treasured family traditions. You'll see Santa Claus in a new light when he explains the symbols of Christmas in an incredibly moving Christmas presentation.

Christmas Wonderland

Christmas Wonderland is a lavish production filled with all the warmth of the season. Prepare to be wowed as a sparkling cast of singers and dancers takes you on an unforgettable and magical sleigh ride through a grand Christmas extravaganza.

The Duttons' Christmas Show

Influenced by Christmas traditions from all over the world, The Duttons' Christmas Show celebrates the season with everything from Celtic fiddles and Christmas classics to beautiful orchestrations and delightful production. With a dancing snowman, toys that come to life and amazing musical talent, The Duttons provide a joyful holiday celebration of song, dance, comedy and magical surprises.

Miracle of Christmas

Follow the story of a simple, faithful couple used by God in a Miracle of Christmas, produced by Sight & Sound Theatres. Over 45 actors, numerous live animals, elaborate sets and costumes make the biblical account of Jesus Christ's birth come to life. Sight & Sound extends its Christmas experience into its theatre lobby with a live, high-energy performance that sparkles with favorite Christmas carols, detailed Victorian costumes and a 100% chance of snow!

Presleys' Christmas Jubilee 

Performing for over 50 years in Branson, the Presleys continue their tradition of entertaining crowds with country, gospel and bluegrass music, plus hilarious comedy through the holidays. You'll leave this show feeling nothing but merry!

Starting the first of November, many of Branson's shows begin their holiday performances. For a full list of Christmas shows and schedule information, visit here

View more Branson shows here. Looking for more ways to celebrate the season this Christmas? Read more about The Most Wonderful Time of the Year in Branson

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