August Events in Branson

Turning the calendar to August means summer is quickly nearing its end. Add a trip to Branson to your to-do list before school starts for a perfect end to the season. There's still plenty of summer fun in store here!

From sporting events and concerts to after-dark attraction hours, Branson has everything you need to end the summer on a high note. Check out these events happening this August in Branson:

MOONLIGHT MADNESS AT SILVER DOLLAR CITY

With extended park hours until 10 p.m. through August 4, Silver Dollar City is a whole new experience in the dark. Roller coasters, shops and more will all stay open into the night so visitors have more time to make memories. Every evening, there will be a show at Echo Hollow followed by a fireworks finale to finish the day with a bang!

BRANSON FARMERS MARKET

Every Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. in the month of August, the Branson Farmers Market will be located at the south Branson Landing parking lot near the Lake Taneycomo Bridge. A wide selection of locally-grown and homemade products will be available for purchase. While you’re here, don’t forget to find a unique gift from the Ozarks!

CAL RIPKEN MAJOR70 WORLD SERIES

The Babe Ruth League, Inc., Branson Convention & Visitors Bureau and Ballparks of America are teaming up to put together a big-league experience for the top talented 12-year-old baseball players around the world. Check out top-performing young, talented baseball teams from around the globe compete at the Cal Ripken Major70 World Series at the Ballparks of America in Branson August 1-10. Games are free to attend. 

MISSOURI’S SALES TAX-FREE WEEKEND IN BRANSON

Save on name-brand clothes and school supplies during Missouri’s sales tax-free weekend August 2-4. Branson has plenty of shopping areas and outlet centers, including Tanger Outlets Branson, the Branson Landing, Historic Downtown Branson and more

FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN

During the first Friday evening of each month in 2019, Historic Downtown Branson is hosting free, family-friendly events and entertainment in Liberty Plaza. On August 2, you can immerse yourself in local fine art at the Branson Regional Arts Council's Art Walk and enjoy live music with a Dancin' in the Street Concert (at Lakeside Shoppes next to North Beach Park). There's no better way to spend a warm summer night in the Ozarks!

WAGENS AT THE WHEEL

Catch groovy summer vibes with a concert and Volkswagen car show at the fourth annual Wagens at the Wheel celebration August 2-3. Wagens at the Wheel kicks off Friday, August 2, with a free live concert by the Mile Zero band at The Paddlewheel beginning at 7 p.m. The fun continues on Saturday, August 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a Show & Shine display of various VW models at the Branson Ferris Wheel. Face painting, balloon animals, food trucks and more will be available. 

WHITE WATER'S NIGHT WATER 

Visitors can enjoy the last of White Water's Night Water during the first two weekends in August (August 2-3 and 9-10). Night Water features extended park hours, ending with a special fireworks display on Saturday evenings at 9:45 p.m. 

TITANIC FLASHLIGHT TOUR:

On August 3, Titanic Museum Attraction guests can take a gudied flashlight tour of the ship replica at night. Be prepared to be awed as history comes to life! 

PRINCESS & PIRATE CRUISES ABOARD THE SHOWBOAT BRANSON BELLE

Young princesses and pirates can board the Showboat Branson Belle's Princess & Pirate Cruise on August 4 and 11 for a special swashbuckling adventure. This two-and-a-half-hour crusie includes a dance party, pancake breakfast, live show onboard and a chance to interact with real princesses and pirates on deck! Each cruise will set sail at 11 a.m. 

BRANSON LANDING SUMMER CONCERT SERIES:

End this summer on the right note with the Branson Landing's summer concert series and musical performances in August, featuring musicians such as Prince Ivan, Makenna & Brock, The Dirty Saints and SOUL DeVille. For a full lineup of performers, visit here. Come early to shop and dine before rocking the night away!

BRANSON GRAND PRIX OF MISSOURI 

Branson will host a portion of the 2019 Powerboat Nationals at the Branson Landing on August 17-18. Cheer on professional racers as they compete for a championship title in the ProTunnel Two, ProSport and SPARK Series on Lake Taneycomo

SOUTHERN GOSPEL PICNIC AT SILVER DOLLAR CITY

August 22 marks the beginning of the popular Southern Gospel Picnic festival at Silver Dollar City, which features over 70 performers and groups through September 2. This festival is full of talent, including award-winning artists such as Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, The Isaacs, The Collingsworth Family and many more. Between performances, you can feast on an amazing all-you-can-eat selection of fried chicken at The House of Chicken & Fixin's in the theme park. 

SIDEWALK SALE AT BRANSON LANDING

Save big on back-to-school fashion August 30-September 2! Shop favorite brands such as H&M, J. Jill, New Balance and more at the Branson Landing's Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale.

TANGER OUTLETS' END OF SUMMER BLOCK PARTY & FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

Keep scoring major deals through Labor Day Weekend with savings at Tanger Outlets. Sales kick off August 30, and food trucks will setup to sell all your tailgate favorites August 31-September 2 by Under Armour. Face painting, corn hole, ring toss, a selfie station and more will be available to keep everyone in your shopping crew entertained. 

Although summer is coming to an end, Branson still has a lineup of festivals and activities for the family! Planning your next Branson vacation over Labor Day Weekend? Visit here for a full list of Labor Day events and celebrations. 

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