Branson Festivals: Fun for Every Season

Every season offers a wide variety of festivals and events in Branson. From handmade crafts, hot air balloons, classic cars and international music to holiday events like Christmas parades, Easter egg hunts and fireworks. There’s something to see year round in Branson.

FALL

NATIONAL CRAFTS & COWBOY FESTIVAL

Celebrate fall fun with this highly popular festival at Silver Dollar City. Over 125 crafters from the “four corners” of the United States come together for six weeks to create works of art ranging from fiddle making and weaving to soap making and jewelry — all with pioneer period costumes and tools. There is also fantastic live bluegrass and folk bands, stunt shows and the always fun Western Barn Dance!

VETERANS DAY PARADE & CEREMONY

For over 80 years, Branson has been honoring veterans with one of the country’s largest Veterans Day parades. As part of the Veterans Homecoming Week, the annual parade is one of many ways Branson pays homage throughout the year to those who have served. Enjoy discounts on tickets as well as shows celebrating veterans during this special week.

STILL WATERS RESORT HARVEST FESTIVAL

The First Annual Still Waters Resort Harvest Festival will be held at Still Waters Resort. With the beautiful Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake as the backdrop, this festival is one the whole family will enjoy. Giant inflatables, live music, great food and drinks, pumpkin patch and hayrides will all be available. Open to the public Sunday through Thursday featuring daily activities.

STATE OF THE OZARKS FESTIVAL

In historic downtown Hollister, the entire street of Downing St. will be full of live music from varying types of entertainment and shopping. The festival features local artists and artisans, crafts, a lecture series on the Ozarks, street actors, cosplay characters, dancing, yoga sessions, and a kids’ area with inflatables. After the festival there will be live music at couple of downtown ventures.

FALL ROUNDUP

Every Friday – Sunday through the month of October, the Fall Roundup will be held at Sycamore Creek Family Ranch. Celebrate fall with a carnival-style atmosphere that includes 4-acre corn maze, mugs of hot cocoa, football games and crackling fires. Bring the family to experience fall in a way that honors the best of nature.

WINTER/OZARK MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS

MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR PARADE

Celebrate the holiday season with this festive parade each November at the Branson Landing. Formerly known as the Holiday Promenade of Stars, the parade features a variety of performers. Past guests have included SIX, The Hughes Brothers, The Osmonds, The Lennon Sisters, The Duttons…not to mention guests of honor Santa and Mrs. Claus! After the parade, enjoy performances of your favorite Christmas songs in front of the spectacular Branson Landing fountain.

AN OLD TIME CHRISTMAS

With over 5 million dazzling lights, 1,000 decorated Christmas trees, two Broadway-style productions and a five-story tree with special effects, the Christmas season at Silver Dollar City is like nowhere else. Be sure to try a “loaded” hot chocolate, wassail or one of Silver Dollar City’s famous apple dumplings while you’re there.

ADORATION CHRISTMAS PARADE & LIGHTING CEREMONY

For almost 70 years, the Adoration Christmas Parade & Lighting Ceremony has been a much-loved Branson tradition. Starting with the annual lighting of the nativity scene overlooking Lake Taneycomo at dusk and culminating with a community gathering, this special evening celebrates the true meaning of Christmas.


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