May Events in Branson

With the school year nearing the end, Memorial Day is in sight. Summer is coming, and Branson is the place for exciting events in May. Live music and shopping events are happening in Branson throughout the month of May, as are activities for veterans and commemoration events for Memorial Day.

BRANSON FARMERS MARKET

On every Tuesday in the month of May from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Branson Farmers Market will be conveniently located in the Branson Landing’s south parking lot near the Lake Taneycomo Bridge. A variety of locally-grown produce, handmade products, balloon artist, henna tattoo artist and music will the featured during this farmers market.

TANGER OUTLETS THANKS TEACHERS AND NURSES

Teachers and nurses who show a valid work ID will receive a free coupon book to be used at shops within the outlet mall during the month of May.

BLUEGRASS AND BBQ

This popular event at Silver Dollar City features what you’d expect – plenty of toe-tappin’ tunes and savory barbecue at every turn. Performers include Missouri’s own Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, along with The Grascals, Nothin’ Fancy and more. A special performance by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder is slated for May 28. Bluegrass and BBQ runs May 3-28. Make sure to double check the Silver Dollar City calendar to see when the park is open.

BRANSON MARKET DAYS

If you like to shop, this is one event you won’t want to miss. Just outside the Branson Convention Center in downtown Branson, this extravaganza features handmade items, antiques, boutique items, jewelry, clothing, furniture and other wares over Mother’s Day Weekend (May 11-12).

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH IN BRANSON

Treating mom to brunch is a great way to celebrate her on Mother’s Day. Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Level 2 Steakhouse and Main Street Marina just a few of the many Mother’s Day Brunches in Branson. With great food and great company, you can’t go wrong with choosing one of these great places.

KAYAK BRANSON’S BIGGEST FLOTILLA ADVENTURE ON LAKE TANEYCOMO

On May 19, join Kayak Branson for the biggest flotilla adventure on Lake Taneycomo! Learn topographical and historical facts while experiencing the beauty of Lake Taneycomo with our fun, informative guides. Single, Double, Triple Kayaks and Canoes will be available and start time is 1:00 pm.

MAKENNA & BROCK IN CONCERT AT BRANSON LANDING

This 7 p.m. show on May 26 kicks off Branson Landing’s Summer Concert Series. Makenna and Brock, a dynamic country duo, has a unique combination of charm, down-to-earth personalities and musical talent that make them a show you won’t want to miss.

SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS SMOKIN' KICKOFF BBQ FESTIVAL AND CONCERT SERIES WITH CHRIS JANSON AND RAELYNN

The first annual Smokin’ Summer Kickoff, sponsored by Shepherd of the Hills in partnership with the Kansas City Barbeque Society, is May 25 – 26. Festivalgoers can sample world-class barbecue, attend the boat/RV/sports hobby show and enjoy a free kid’s zone. On Friday night there will be a live concert with two of country music’s hottest artists, Chris Janson and ReaLynn.


Click here to see where there will be Memorial Day Fireworks in Branson!

Featured Blog Post: 

Branson Blogs