September Events in Branson

While Labor Day generally marks summer’s last hurrah, there’s still nonstop fun happening during the whole month of September in Branson.

From commemoration events and festivals to holiday sales and outdoor fun, September is filled with plenty of end-of-summer and early fall activities in Branson. 

Branson Farmers Market

Located at the Branson Landing’s south parking lot near the Lake Taneycomo Bridge, the Branson Farmers Market will be available on Tuesdays through September from 3 to 7 p.m. Visitors can view vendors’ booths, which hold a variety of locally-grown and handmade products.

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 September 6, you can participate in a downtown-wide collection of back-to-school items while visiting shops and businesses in the area. 

Shepherd of the Hills Friday Farmers Market

Shop fresh produce and artisan-made crafts from locals from 3 to 7 p.m. each Friday through September at the popular Shepherd of the Hills homestead. The market will end after October. 

Titanic Museum Attraction's Downton Abbey Surprise 

Fashions from the multi-award winning "Downton Abbey" television series will be on an exclusive display through September at Branson's Titanic Museum Attraction. This is a special treat for serious fans and history buffs alike!

In Concert: The Oak Ridge Boys 

See this iconic country group live at The Mansion Theatre in Branson on September 18, 19, 25 and 26 for a walk through four decades of their four-part harmonies. Tickets can be purchased in advance online

Festivals for the Family

Fall festivals are abundant in Branson, and many begin in September. Mark your calendars for these festivities: 

  • Southern Gospel Picnic - Festival fun goes into full swing beginning in September at Silver Dollar City, which kicks off with the theme park's annual Southern Gospel Picnic August 22-September 2. You’ll encounter hundreds of performances from Grammy winners, Dove Award winners, top gospel acts and more, plus concerts held each evening of the festival in Echo Hollow Amphitheatre.
  • Country Music Days - Adding to the festive atmosphere, Country Music Days will be bursting with country music fan favorites September 6-22 at Silver Dollar City. Visitors will enjoy 13 days of country music performances featuring award-winning voices and Saturday night celebrity concerts in Echo Hollow.
  • State of the Ozarks Festival - Just a few miles south of Branson, Historic Downtown Hollister will be full of entertainment, live music and shopping on September 14 for the State of the Ozarks Festival. Festival goers will find a variety of crafts, cosplay characters, dancing and yoga sessions, a kids’ area with activities and more. This free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., followed by musical performances at a few downtown locales.
  •  Still Waters Resort Harvest Festival - Between September 13 and October 31, the Second Annual Still Waters Resort Harvest Festival will be held at Still Waters Resort. Find giant inflatables, live music, specialty food items and a pumpkin patch available from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Blues, Brews & Barbecue - Make your way to the Branson Landing for the Blues, Brews & Barbecue festival on September 14. Sample fine barbecue blends, and take in a blues concert from 5-10 p.m. at the Branson Landing. Andy B's Bowl Social will host an after party with games and refreshments. A portion of the festival's proceeds will benefit The Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks. 
  • Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts & Music Festival - Branson will be bursting with activities from September 19-21 during the 46th Annual Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts and Music Festival. Homemade goodies, craft demonstrations, live entertainment and more can all be found during the festival in Historic Downtown Branson
  • Fall Roundup - On Saturdays and Sundays through select weekends in September, Ocotber and November, Sycamore Creek Family Ranch will hold its Fall Roundup, a fall carnival with activities such as gunny sack slides, bonfires, horseback rides, a huge corn maze and more.
  • Harvest Festival - From September 25-October 26, Silver Dollar City visitors will experience the theme park's first Harvest Festival featuring Craft Days and Pumpkin Nights. Extended ride times, a glowing display of thousands of pumpkins and non-frightful family fun is guaranteed to impress this fall. 

Commemorative Events and Displays 

Patriotism is honored year-round in Branson. Several events are held in September to tribute those who have sacrificed for freedom and celebrate history and heritage: 

  • 9/11 Memorial Ceremony - A ceremony to honor the victims of 9/11 will be held at the Lest We Forget Memorial located next to the College of the Ozarks Fire Department. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. 
  • Commemorative Air Force Airpower History Tour - The B-29/B-24 Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will bring aircrafts, pilots and crews from over 70 units across the United States to Branson September 18-22 at the Branson Airport. See one of the two rarest World War II bombers in the world, along with sights, sounds and smells of World War II aviation history. 

Outdoor Fall Fun 

With the beautiful Ozarks always supplying a beautiful backdrop, September is a great time to get outdoors in Branson.

Bass Pro Shops' Outdoor Days at Table Rock State Park mark an excellent opportunity to connect with nature through hands-on activities and demonstrations of outdoor skills. The event is free and open to the public on September 7-8.

Get active outdoors at the 11th Annual Fit for a Cure 5k Run/Walk and Silent Auction at Tanger Outlets on September 28. Proceeds from registration fees will benefit a charitable organization supporting cancer research and support services in the Branson area. Pre-register online here

Find more to explore this September in Branson here. Interested in learning more about things to do this fall in Branson? Read more about activities that can be enjoyed through the season!

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