Fourth of July Celebrations In Branson

Summertime in Branson means extra fun for the whole family, and nothing compares to Independence Day celebrations in the Ozarks! Whether you call the area home or you're planning a visit, you won't want to miss out on any of these festivities.

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Branson with these Independence Day events and activities:

HONOR AMERICA CELEBRATION AT COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS

On Sunday, June 30, College of the Ozarks will host its annual Honor America Celebration on campus. The public is invited to attend this free event, which features a fireworks display, children's activities, a barbeque dinner and more. The Keeter Center, the elegant, on-campus restaurant, will host an All-American Barbeque as a part of the celebration. This event tends to sell out quickly, so reservations are a must! Reservations are available to book online

BRANSON LANDING’S LIBERTY LIGHT UP CELEBRATION

You won't want to miss the Branson Landing's 12th annual Liberty Light Up celebration on July 3! This year's event will include the Liberty Light Up concert, featuring Jason Pritchett & The Steel Horses on the Branson Landing stage at 7 p.m. After the show, sparks will fill the night skies over Lake Taneycomo with an amazingly choreographed fireworks display that's sure to leave spectators in awe.

FIREBURST IN KIMBERLING CITY

Just a few minutes from Historic Downtown Branson, Kimberling City will host its annual Fireburst fireworks show near the Kimberling City Bridge. Viewable by boat, car or lawn chair, this display attracts thousands to watch fireworks over the waters of Table Rock Lake. 

MAIN STREET LAKE FIREWORK CRUISES

For an unforgettable view of Fourth of July festivities in Branson, hop on board the Main Street Lake Queen or Landing Princess July 3 and 4. Whether you choose to board the historic Lake Queen paddleboat or the luxurious Landing Princess yacht, both cruises are sure to provide patriotic views and memories of a lifetime across Lake Taneycomo. Both cruises are popular during the holiday, so be sure to book your voyage early.

RED, WHITE & BLUE BLOCK PARTY AT TANGER OUTLETS

Enjoy 4th of July weekend sales and a block party at Tanger Outlets July 5-7! Food trucks, face painting, a DJ, selfie station, games and more will all be a part of the celebration near Under Armour. 

HUGHES MUSIC SHOW INDEPENCE DAY CELEBRATION 

The Hughes Music Show is a big show in Branson that celebrates Independence Day in a big way! Beginning July 4 at 12 p.m., the Hughes Brothers Theater will host a traditional family picnic with plenty of games for everyone. At 3 p.m., the cast of more than 50 amazing singers, dancers and musicians will present a patriotic Independence Day show like no other, followed by a special fireworks display.

CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE WITH YAKOV

Celebrate the Fourth with Yakov Smirnoff, the famous Russian comedian, and his special Independence Day-themed show! You'll be rolling in the theater aisles after hearing his unique take on patriotic comedy. This special performance will be held July 4 at 2 p.m., so you have plenty of time to catch an evening fireworks show. 

FIRECRACKER 5000

Looking to start the holiday by burning some energy? Register for the Annual Firecracker 5000, featuring 5k and 10k races at the Branson Landing. A 1-mile race is also offered to walkers and children. To register, visit the Firecracker 5000 website.

"ROCKIN' 4TH OF JULY" AT ROCKAWAY BEACH

Rockaway Beach, just a little over 10 miles from Branson, will host its annual "Rockin' 4th of July" celebration, which features craft booths, food trucks, games, a lawn mower parade and a fireworks display at dusk on July 4. The "Rockin' 4th of July" celebration continues to be a local favorite patriotic event of the year.

STAR-SPANGLED SUMMER AT SILVER DOLLAR CITY

Celebrate freedom and family all day long on July 4 at Silver Dollar City! The theme park's Star-Spangled Summer festival runs through July 21 and features over 40 thrilling rides and attractions. The park is open from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 4, which leaves you plenty of time to catch a fireworks show after a fun-filled day spent in the theme park. 

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION AT CHATEAU ON THE LAKE

Chateau on the Lake, Resort, Spa & Convention Center is one of the most popular resorts in the Branson area. Its Fourth of July Celebration features an outdoor barbeque complete with live music, as well as a spectacular fireworks display to light up the evening sky. Contact the Chateau for reservations so you don't miss out on a day full of fun and activities!

ANNUAL HOLLISTER 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

A favorite local July Fourth celebration includes the fireworks show and Little Miss Firecracker Pageant in Hollister, Missouri. This celebration feautures the oldest fireworks exhibit in Taney County! 

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS AT BIG CEDAR

Big Cedar Lodge features spectacular views of the Ozarks in addition to world-class dining and incredible entertainment. Fourth of July visitors are sure to enjoy an unforgettable night at Top of the Rock, overlooking Table Rock Lake as the resort honors America's independence with an awe-inspiring fireworks show at dusk.

WHITE WATER'S NIGHT WATER

If you're looking for the perfect way to cool off from the summer heat, White Water kicks off its annual Night Water extended hours just after the Fourth of July holiday on July 5. The park will be open until 10 p.m., allowing you time to beat the heat late into the evening. Brave the drop of the Kalani Towers, splash to your heart's content in Splashaway Cay, or relax by floating the Aloha River. White Water's Night Water is the ultimate way to stay cool while celebrating the peak of summer!

There are so many ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in Branson! For more July events, visit here.

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