Memorial Day Weekend in Branson

There’s no better time than Memorial Day weekend to visit Branson, where live shows, great attractions and special events offer a memorable way to usher in the unofficial start of summer.

Here’s a look at ten ways to enjoy your Memorial Day weekend visit in Branson: 

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

For one night only, two of country music’s hottest artists will be in Branson for all to see on Friday May 25. Chris Janson and RaeLynn concert is a part of the Shepherd of the Hills’ first annual Smokin’ Summer Kickoff. Come back to the festival the next day to enjoy some great BBQ from professional barbecue teams participation in the Kansas City Barbecue Society cook-off competition.

2. GOLF IN BRANSON

Dust off the golf clubs and prepare yourself for the challenge waiting at one of the many world-class golf facilities offered in Branson. Many of the golf course incorporate natural rock outcroppings, waterfalls, creeks and wooded areas into the design features. Branson has courses for all skills levels are available.

 3. LIVE SHOWS IN BRANSON

No trip to Branson is complete without seeing a show! Enjoy favorites like SIXLegends in Concert"it" starring the Hughes Brothers, and many more!

4. LOST CANYON CAVE AND NATURE TRAIL

Grab a golf cart and go for a ride at the Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail, part of the stunning Top of the Rock complex just 10 minutes south of downtown Branson. The two-and-a-half-mile ride showcases beautiful cave formations and a waterfall. 

 5. BLUEGRASS AND BBQ FESTIVAL AT SILVER DOLLAR CITY

Visit one of Branson’s most-popular destinations, Silver Dollar City, for its Bluegrass and BBQ Festival, which wraps up over Memorial Day weekend. As you can guess, this event features loads of great barbecue plus fantastic live music and bands.

6. MAKENNA & BROCK AT THE BRANSON LANDING SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Kick off the Branson Landing Summer Concert Series with an incredible duo, Makenna & Brock on May 26 at 7 p.m. As seen on X-Factor, this pair will be one you won’t want to miss.

7. RIDE THE DUCKS

Get prepped for a splash when you take a Ride The Ducks tour on Table Rock Lake. After a driving tour around Branson, you have a water-based adventure on Table Rock Lake.

8. WHITE WATER

May 26 is White Water's opening day for 2018 and will surely be another year full of fun water adventures and summer fun. From towering water slides and mat races, to lazy rivers and a wave pool, there are enough activities for hours of entertainment.

9. PARAKEET PETE’S WATERFRONT ZIPLINE

Zip across Lake Taneycomo with a ride on Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline. Start at Branson Landing and then zip up toward Mount Branson for a great view of the city and lake below. Zip back down to your starting spot, where you’re just steps from great shopping and dining options. When you’re ready to leave the ground again, don’t miss the Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon! Take a relaxing ride up the hot-air balloon structure and see Branson from a new perspective, while enjoying the 360 degree view, high above the city.

10. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FIREWORKS

Enjoy stunning firework displays on Table Rock Lake at Big Cedar Lodge and Chateau on the Lake to cap off your Memorial Day weekend in Branson!

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