Branson Fall Festivals
During fall, Branson celebrates American heritage with festivals throughout the season.
As temperatures start to drop, fall festivals abound in Branson! Major festivals such as Shepherd of the Hills' PumpkinFest and Silver Dollar City’s Harvest Festival will showcase hundreds of local and national crafters, merchants and entertainers. Check out these celebrations happening this fall:
September 21- October 29
Silver Dollar City visitors will be able to participate in the theme park's annual Harvest Festival featuring Craft Days and Pumpkins in the City. You won't want to miss this glowing display of thousands of illuminated pumpkins and non-frightful fun for the whole family! Featuring new craftsmen weekly, chuck wagon cooking demonstrations in Cowboy Camp, an array of western authors, craftsmen and artists at the Cowboy Emporium, the "Garden of Giants" where hulking, half-ton homegrown pumpkins will be on display, and of course, delicious fall treats, Silver Dollar City is the place to be this fall.
September 23- October 30 (Fridays-Sundays)
Visit Shepherd of the Hills for a unique pumpkin patch experience during Fall weekends with Shepherd’s PumpkinFest. If you’re looking for a fun daytime location to take your family this fall to pick out pumpkins, build a scarecrow or take a hayride, you’ve found the place! From bounce houses and jump pads, to a petting zoo, and even a rock climbing wall, Pumpkinfest is the perfect place for family fall fun in Branson. Plus, don't miss out on one of the best views around from either the Inspiration Tower or the Copperhead Mountain Coaster!
September 30- October 30
Enjoy fall with a nostalgic and rustic flare at Sycamore Creek Ranch this year. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October and select weekends in September, Sycamore Creek will hold its Fall Roundup, a carnival-style event with hot cocoa, gunny sack slides, bonfires, horseback rides, a huge corn maze and more. You'll feel in sync with nature afterwards! Some of the activities include: hayrides, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, tiny tractor races and a barnyard!
McKenna's Pumpkin Patch
September 25- October 31
Bring your family out to Mckenna Family Farm this fall for pumpkins, bonfires, activities, and fall decorations for purchase! The Bounce Pillow is up and ready for kids of all ages to bounce. Other activities include a big bale hay maze, stuff to climb on, games to play, a great hay ride through the woods and a new pallet maze.
Downtown Branson's Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts and Music Festival
September 15- September 17
Looking for a free, family-friendly event where you can celebrate autumn's arrival in the Ozarks? Head to Historic Downtown Branson for the 49th Annual Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts, and Music Festival on September 15-17! Beginning at 9 a.m. each festival day, you'll be able to explore Historic Downtown Branson while seeing hands-on demonstrations from artisans across the country.
Cedar Fest at Big Cedar Lodge
October 1- October 29
Grab your blanket, throw on your favorite flannel, slip on some boots and join Big Cedar for a fall celebration at Cedar Fest! They will celebrate fall by putting an autumn spin on some most-loved guest activities. A guided tram tour will take you to a pumpkin patch and after, enjoy pumpkin decorating, pottery painting, tie-dye, face painting, a balloon artist, outdoor activities and rides on their mechanical bull. After dark, the Swimmin' Hole Lawn comes to life with singin' jack-o-lanterns, bonfires, s'mores, movies (on select nights) and the Ozarks Lost Soul Maze.
Still Waters Resort Harvest Festival
September 9- October 31
This September and October, the fourth annual Harvest Festival will be held at Still Waters Resort. With the beautiful Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake as a backdrop, this festival is a great way to experience impressive autumn views and family fun all at the same time. The event will feature daily activities such as giant inflatables, live music, great food, pumpkin bowling and crafts for kids.
Veterans Homecoming Week
November 5- November 11
Veterans are honored all year long in Branson, but Veterans Homecoming Week is always a special week-long commemoration for servicemen and women. Special concerts, reunions, dinners, activities and the city's annual Veterans Day Parade in Historic Downtown Branson will all be a part of the event November 5-11.
Make the most of fall this year with one of Branson's festivals! Also while you’re in town, make plans to take a drive and see the area's fall foliage.
While you're visiting Branson, spend some time on our best fall hiking trails.