What to Look Forward to in Branson 2024

Explore Branson's list of the best, newest things to do in Branson for 2024!


One thing you can count on in 2024 is Branson finding new ways to entertain you. Check out our list of the newest things you won’t want to miss on your next visit to Branson!


New Live Shows


CIRQUE - Electric Dreams

King's Castle Theatre invites you to experience a world where the impossible becomes possible, where dreams take flight, and where your imagination knows no bounds. Get ready to believe in the extraordinary, to dream with your eyes wide open, and to be swept away by the enchantment of CIRQUE ~ Electric Dreams. Join them in 2024, and let the magic begin!


MJ The Illusion: Re-living The King of Pop

This is not a Michael Jackson tribute show. It's a Michael Jackson Concert Experience. MJ The Illusion is a one-of-a-kind concert that will take you on a journey through the music and performances of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Through this experience, you'll be immersed in this magical journey of re-living Michael Jackson's Dangerous Tour. From "Jam" to "Thriller," "Smooth Criminal" and "Billie Jean, these and many more favorites will have you singing and dancing all night long!


Southern Gospel Sundays

The Frosts are proud to announce Southern Gospel Sundays, beginning April 2024 at The Americana Theatre in Branson, MO. Join Michael, Jen, and their daughter, Jael, for an evening of unforgettable gospel music accompanied by the talented Clayton Watson on piano. You'll get to hear favorite classics alongside Michael Frost's acclaimed original songs and laugh at the antics of "Sister Busybody!" It's sure to be an evening of pure joy and fun.


The Man in Black, A Tribute to Johnny Cash

Shawn Parker will bring the legacy of Johnny Cash to life in his new show The Man in Black, A Tribute to Johnny Cash. With his striking resemblance and energetic spirit, come experience the restoration of this beloved American icon during select dates between June and August, 2024.


Aaron Wayne's "Sweet Dreams" Comedy Hypnosis Show

Aaron Wayne's Clean Comedy Hypnosis Show, "Sweet Dreams," is fun for everyone and appropriate for all ages. Audiences will smile, chuckle, and laugh out loud as volunteers go on a hilarious tour of some of Branson's favorite action-packed places, using only their wild imaginations. In fact, volunteers become the stars of this Branson show! 


Jay Osmond LIVE

Jay Osmond, the youngest of the infamous original group "The Osmonds," and world class drummer among many other things, will be performing in his new show Jay Osmond LIVE starting in March of 2024! After travelling abroad with The Osmond's Musical, he is back in Branson to cover hit after hit with his live band while showcasing some of his own original music and the story behind living life as an Osmond.


Dustin Tavella, Now I see

From the stages of America's Got Talent and his show in Las Vegas, Dustin Tavella is now bringing his inspirational performance with him to Branson beginning in March 2024 through the end of the year! He won AGT with his perfect blend of magic and story-telling and is ready to take the stage in Branson for all to experience his life-changing show!


Thrilling Activities


Ozark Nights

Opening in Spring of 2024, Ozark Nights is prepared to take you on a nighttime journey where "the forest glows and the folktales grow." Shrouded in mystery, even Branson locals were kept in the dark about what this new attraction truly was...until now. Ozark Nights encourages you to explore and investigate the strange happenings that once haunted the Owen Ranch property on your immersive walk through the woods. End the night sitting around their complimentary fire pits, sharing your own strange stories and indulging in some delightful fare.


Immersive Disney Animation

Have you ever wanted to fly on Aladdin's magic carpet or follow Elsa on her adventure through the icy mountains? What about taking a swim under the sea with Ariel and friends or catching a train with Judy Hopps heading to Zootopia? Well, now you can! Immersive Disney Animation is an innovative celebration that takes you inside the greatest films of Walt Disney Animation Studios, from their very earliest, groundbreaking features to the beloved hit movies of today.


TreeTop Sky Trail at The Shepherd of the Hills

Opened in December 2023, returning Branson visitors will enjoy the beautiful view from the TreeTop Sky Trail, a network of suspension bridges that spans over 600ft long. Shepherd of the Hills itself is home to a multitude of attractions, shows, and festivals, so be sure to add their newest attraction to your list! 


New FIRE IN THE HOLE Ride at Silver Dollar City

Good news for Silver Dollar City fans, while we bid a sad adieu to the original FIRE IN THE HOLE that had a successful run of 51 years, we say hello to FIRE IN THE HOLE renewed in SDC's Fire District! This ride will be the Heartland's biggest indoor family ride, towering at five stories tall. Come be a part of this daring experience as the new FIRE IN THE HOLE tells a fictional story of a very real and dangerous night in Ozark Mountain history. 


Grand Slam Entertainment at Ballparks of America 

On-site at Ballparks of America, come play laser tag, escape rooms, and pay-to-play arcade games with your group. In Operation Laser Tag, participants will enter a military-theme, videogame-like maze where up to 22 players can battle each other in one of six game modes. Puzzle Parlor Escape Rooms will test your aptitude and skill, with one room investigating the disappearance of a Bigfoot hunter, and another requiring your team of agents to go on a secret mission against your long-time nemesis, Dr. Scorpio. Grand Slam Entertainment is ideal for friends and family, gamer enthusiasts, birthday parties, and team building workshops! 


Shopping + Dining


The Yard Milkshake Bar 

New to Branson near Historic Downtown is The Yard Milkshake Bar! Specialty milkshakes that look like art pieces, edible cookie dough, and beautifully crafted specialty ice cream bowls are just the tip of the iceberg of what this talented staff can make! Try one of their themed desserts or take it into your own hands to choose which ice cream flavor you'd like to try. Bring the fun with you and take home a jar (or two) of edible cookie dough or milkshake to share with the family!


Fig Tree Books and More

Fig Tree Books and More is a new Christian bookstore that can be found in The Grand Village Shops. Between the charming, welcoming atmosphere and the book-lined walls and merchandise, this store is the perfect place to find well-needed literary works and products to add a little light to your life and others. Also, just next door, you'll find Sugar Leaf Bakery Cafe, so treat yourself to a coffee and a good book next time you're in Branson! 


Wranglers Star Studded Honkey Tonk

A new era of country music has begun in Branson at Wranglers Star Studded Honky Tonk! There will be dining, dancing, a full bar, and live music! Wranglers is open to public from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., but from 7 p.m. to close, it's strictly for ages 21 and up. Check out VIP Priority Access & Seating in The Buckle Club or Denim and Diamonds Lounge!


Mythical 'Wich

If you're in the Historic Downtown Branson area (and even if you're not), visit Branson's newest sandwich shop, Mythical 'Wich. With over 15 specialty sandwiches to choose from, such as The Phantom, The Cyclops, The Full Monet, and Legendary Status, they also offer all-day breakfast, soup, salads, and dessert! 

That's not the end of what's new in 2024 in Branson. Check out upcoming Events in Branson!

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