Things to Do in Historic Downtown Branson

Here’s a look at some of the amazing things that Downtown Branson has to offer.

Historic Downtown Branson is home to great shopping, a wide variety of dining options, classic shows and other attractions to experience while in Branson. Here’s a look at some of the amazing things that Downtown Branson has to offer:

DOWNTOWN BRANSON DINING: CAFÉS AND RESTAURANTS

Clockers

Located right on Commercial Street, Clockers Café has the menu to curb an appetite. Serving breakfast all day, every day, Clockers is a friendly, family-owned café here to serve the hungriest of guests. After visiting, guests know exactly why this café earned the name “Clockers.”

Mr. G’s Chicago Pizza

Mr. G’s is famous for one thing: Chicago-style pizza. Deep dish, hand-tossed if it has the name “Chicago” in it, they pretty much bake it. Stop in for the delicious pizza and the fun atmosphere of this unique downtown eatery.

Greek Gyros & Deli

Add some Mediterranean style to any day at Greek Gyros & Deli. Choose from the favorite flavors of Lamb Shank, Moussaka, Baklava, Cannoli and much more.

DOWNTOWN BRANSON DINING: DESSERTS/TREATS

Mr. B’s Ice Cream

Stop in at Mr. B’s Ice Cream for sweet flavors of delicious ice cream. Hand-dipped and scooped atop a crispy cone, it’s the perfect way to top off any meal.

The Fudge Shop

Got a sweet tooth? The Fudge Shop is sure to satisfy it! Delight one’s taste buds with the rich, creamy flavors of homemade fudge and other treats made fresh every day. After tasting all the sweet treats, a second visit may be in order!

DOWNTOWN BRANSON LODGING AND ACCOMMODATIONS

The Branson Hotel

The Branson Hotel, located near the intersection of Business 65 and Main Street, provides a cozy stay for guests just on the edge of Historic Downtown Branson. Be sure to visit the Backstage Café & Wine Bar, a bistro that features live music throughout the warmer months of the year.

Best Western Landing View

Catch a view of downtown Branson and the Landing at the Best Western Landing View. Equipped with an indoor pool, hot tub, plenty of clean rooms, and positioned with easy access to virtually any part of town, this Best Western has everything needed for an exceptional stay in Branson.

DOWNTOWN BRANSON SHOPPING

Dick’s Old Time 5 & 10

Welcome to the one-of-a-kind, Dick’s Old Time 5 and 10 right in the heart of downtown Branson. Looking for gifts, greeting cards, housewares, candy, toys, games … it’s all here. Filled with collections of sports memorabilia, artwork and prints, a nostalgia section, and the ever-changing “fun aisle,” Dick’s 5 & 10 is a destination to shop from over 50,00 items in Downtown Branson.

Cadwell’s Downtown Flea Market

Browsing through Cadwell’s Downtown Flea Market is where hidden treasure can be found! As every good “flea marketer” knows, there are gems to be found around every corner and usually at great prices.

Kelly Ann’s Upscale Resale

At Kelly Ann’s, find quality name brands at the prices everyone will love. Stop in and check out the selections from brands like True Religion, Louis Vuitton, Diesel, Michael Kors and more. This is a great place to start a shopping weekend.

DOWNTON BRANSON ATTRACTIONS

Branson Centennial Museum

Visit the Branson Centennial Museum and learn the history of Branson. Starting as a small fishing resort town, a cave tour and a family with a knack for playing music, Branson has grown into one of America’s leading vacation destinations. Learn some fun facts about the city and discover the journey of Branson’s development over the past 100 years at the Branson Centennial Museum.

Theatres on Commercial Street

Visit the Hot Hits Theatre and hear the classics of Motown Downtown, Doo-Wop and Soul, Absolutely Patsy, and Doo-Wop and the Drifters, tribute shows to some of music’s greatest vocal groups. Also, visit the Historic Owens Theatre and Branson’s House of Comedy to see the latest from the community theater and Branson Art Council.

The Escape Branson

A combination of team work and problem solving, The Escape Branson is great way to bring people closer together. This simple and fun live escape game is designed for small groups of 2 to 6 people. Each group will have up to 60 minutes to complete the mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a room. Take the challenge and try to beat the clock!

Historic Downtown Branson Murals

Visit the Star-Spangled Banner mural located on the west side of Empire District Electric Co. in Historic Downtown Branson, near the corner of Business 65 and Main Street. The mural pays tribute to Francis Scott Key, the writer of our national anthem, and portrays his inspiration for writing the beautiful poem.

The Branson mural is a highlight in Historic Downtown Branson, located on the corner of Main Street and Sycamore on the Cadwell's Flea Market wall facing the Hilton Convention Center hotel. This mural showcases different experiences while visiting Branson. Check out this awesome time-lapse of the mural being painted!

Branson Scenic Railway

Visit Branson’s “most classic attraction,” the Branson Scenic Railway. Departing from downtown, catch a train ride through the Ozark Mountains and explore the beauty of the great outdoors all around Branson. During Christmastime, hop aboard the train and head toward the North Pole on The Polar Express.

DOWNTOWN BRANSON PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION

Parking and transportation throughout Downtown Branson is a breeze. With two parking garages, as well as free street parking along Commercial and Main, Downtown is easier to visit than ever! Want to visit different areas of downtown without moving your vehicle? Then catch a ride at one of 8+ trolley stops on the free downtown trolley, with pick-ups every 15-20 minutes.

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