April Events in Branson

April is Awesome in Branson

Warmer temperatures bring new life to the flora and fauna of the Ozarks and give an early start to the summer travel season with a bevy of events and activities the whole family will enjoy.

From festivals designed to ignite your inner sense of wonder and one of the biggest Elvis-inspired events this side of Memphis to a golf tournament featuring some of the sport’s greatest players, you don’t have to look far to find fun in Branson this April.

Here’s a look at some of the can’t-miss events running from April 1 – 30:

Festival of Wonder at Silver Dollar City

This new event, running April 11 – 29, at the 1880s theme park will leave you awed with performances by the Earth Harp Collective, featuring the world’s largest playable instrument, and the Flamenco Kings. Your taste buds will be treated to The World of Bacon and other far-out festival fare.

Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge

Legendary golfers from around the world have made this annual event one of the biggest happenings on the PGA Champions Tour. Played at Buffalo Ridge Springs and Top of the Rock, the tournament also incorporates outdoor activities, such as shooting sports and fishing. Pro-am activities take place April 19-20, with tournament play running April 17 - 22. New for 2018 is a Mountain Top Course designed by Gary Player that will make its debut during this year’s tournament.

Branson Elvis Festival

Elvis is in the building during the 12th Annual Branson Elvis Festival on April 13 - 15. Located at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theatre, this event honors the King of Rock N Roll. Sunday is the Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™, the highlight of the festival. Other activities, such as Elvis Vendor Village and Youth Tribute Artist Showcase, are also a part of the festivities.

Branson Music Fest

Check out two fun-filled days (April 21-22) of crafts and music during this rollicking event at Welk Resort Branson. Excellent food offerings and vendor booths add to the fun.

Branson Car Auction

Check out two fun-filled days, during April 20 – 21, of crafts and music. This springtime event at Welk Resort Branson celebrates internationally inspired entertainment, attractions and cuisine. Excellent food offerings and over 40 vendor booths representing 30 countries.

Southern Bred Cyclefest

You don’t have to be a biker or bike owner to have fun at this first-ever event, which celebrates all things motorcycle. Held at Branson Cedars Resort near Ridgedale on April 26-29, Cyclefest features live music, magic, food and drink vendors, stunt shows, and activities for children.

Kayak Branson’s Biggest Flotilla Adventure on Lake Taneycomo

The biggest Flotilla adventure on Lake Taneycomo is at Kayak Branson. You can learn topographical and historical information about the beauty of Lake Taneycomo with fun guides on April 28.

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