Latest and Upcoming Openings in Branson
Explore Branson’s list of exciting new openings—from attractions to dining to entertainment—and upcoming resort property developments with first-class hotels on the horizon. Group planning in Branson is about to get even better for your next meeting or event.
One thing your groups can count on is Branson finding new ways to entertain and accommodate your next meeting, event or reunion.
Attractions and Restaurants Now Open
Payne’s Valley Golf Course at Big Cedar Lodge
Be part of history as you experience Payne's Valley Golf Course, Tiger Woods' first and only public access course in the world. This renowned course designed by Tiger Woods pays tribute to Payne Stewart, one of the most respected golfers present in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Complete this special experience with a unique 19th hole called "The Big Rock at Payne's Valley."
Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen + Bar
Guy Fieri, famed chef, author and television personality, made his mark at Branson Landing with the 2020 opening of his new restaurant. Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen + Bar boasts unique, bold flavors packaged inside signature sandwiches, scratch-made entrees, house-smoked meats and mouth-watering desserts that can be enjoyed in a scenic atmosphere on the banks of Lake Taneycomo.
Heroes Tastes + Taps
Now open and ready to serve up some savory bites and assorted brew flights, Heroes Tastes + Taps is crafting up classic and elevated New American cuisine with up to 24 brews on tap in an atmosphere designed to highlight and honor our HEROES from every walk of life. Located less than 15 minutes from the Branson Convention Center and downtown area, groups can enjoy a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu of traditional favorites and trendy plates. Throughout the year, the restaurant plans to create opportunities to call attention to traditional heroes like veterans and first responders, and also emphasize heroes like healthcare workers, teachers and farmers.
Bricktown Brewery is finally here at the Branson Landing! A beloved chain featuring local beer and great food, Bricktown is the perfect stop for catching a game and sharing a delicious bite with friends on a cozy outdoor patio. Their full menu features everything from nachos and wings to chopped salads, burgers and pizzas. The first restaurant on the right at the Branson Landing, you won't be able to miss it!
Dig Town Adventure Park
Opening in May 2023 is Dig Town Adventure Park in the Branson Entertainment District. Offering a unique experience, kids and kids at heart will have access to operate down-sized construction machinery like cranes, fork lifts and excavators to play in a giant dig site or to use in a round of mini golf! Truly an attraction like no other!
Coming Soon - 2024 & Beyond
The Social Birdy is scheduled to open in 2023, however some believe it may prolong to 2024. Designed as a novel hub for leisure and recreation, guests are encouraged to “hang out and swing easy” at the 9,000-square-foot social venue. It is a concept like no other in the region. Capitalizing on Branson’s reputation as a premiere golfing destination, the new venue will include a full-service golf shop and an area where professionals can assist golfers with custom club fitting, golf lessons and a professional style 18-hole putting green. Pros and amateurs alike can also try their hand at one of the five golf simulator bays. Each simulator can take players to 80 different golf courses and operate several fun hybrid golf games. Beyond golf, the simulators offer baseball, soccer and dodgeball and many more games—perfect for conduct outings, birthday parties, date nights and family fun.
Imagine Hotels & Resorts Property
Big things are coming to the Branson area in 2026, and they include the $300 million, 68-acre Imagine Hotels & Resorts Property development in Hollister, MO. Located just south of downtown, the luxury destination resort will feature exceptional accommodation and noteworthy amenities, including:
- Over 100,000 sq. ft. of indoor themed family-friendly waterpark
- 450 guest rooms and cabins
- 5-7 themed restaurants & dining experiences
- Spa attractions
- Over 40,000 sq. ft. of "family entertainment space"
- Over 10,000 sq. ft. of retail space
- Over 30,000 sq. ft. of convention space ideal for corporate meetings and reunion
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