Shepherd of the Hills Debuts All-New Christmas Adventure in its 59th Season


For Immediate Release
October 23, 2018
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

BRANSON, MO. — Shepherd of the Hills is thrilled to announce the addition of several new Christmas attractions this holiday season, opening November 1. With the return of the Trail of Lights, Shepherd of the Hills is also debuting the North Pole Adventure and two all-new live shows — Santa and Pancakes and A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol.
North Pole Adventure
This all-new family walk-through experience takes you on a journey through thousands of twinkling lights, hot chocolate stands, and artisan crafts. Get an up-close look at the busy elves in the “Wishlist Workshop” and “Stardust Stables.” Play Together at the “Tree Top Lot-A-Maze-ing Fun,” and then it’s “Ho Ho Ho 200 Feet Up We Go,” for the tallest Santa Claus visit in the country! Open November 1 - December 30 at dusk for $15 per adult and $12 per child.
Santa and Pancakes
What better way to celebrate Christmastime than with Santa and Pancakes! The Shepherd of the Hills homestead has been magically transformed into the North Pole, where you’ll feast on a pancake breakfast with all the toppings & trimmings! Watch Santa, Mrs. Claus, Santa’s helpers, and the elves as they prepare for the big night with all sorts of holiday mayhem that’s guaranteed to delight and tickle the funny bone of everyone! Join us on Saturday mornings in November and December at 8:30 a.m. for pure Christmas fun. Adults are $34.75 and children are $24.75 (price includes same-day admission to North Pole Adventure).

A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol
The Holiday season brings to mind the importance of preserving the history and time-honored family traditions. No one understands that more than the Shepherd of the Hills. Here, in our 59th season, we are proud to bring you our new production A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol. We invite you to enjoy a full course turkey dinner with pumpkin dessert while we present our version of a true Christmas classic starring your favorite characters from the story The Shepherd of the Hills.

Our tale catches up with Ollie Stewart several years after losing his sweetheart Sammy Lane to his childhood friend and rival Young Matt Matthews. Join us as Mandy Ford, Uncle Ike, and the rest of the neighborhood attempt to include Ollie in their Christmas festivities. Laugh along they try to remind an incorrigible Ollie Stewart of the magic of Christmas and the true meaning of friendship. Plenty of family-friendly fun awaits you in an event that is sure to be on everyone’s Christmas list for years to come

A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol shows are Tuesdays - Saturdays at the Pavillion Theater with dinner service beginning at 4:15 p.m. and the show at 5 p.m. Tickets are $44.75 per adult and $34.75 per child (price includes same-day admission to the North Pole Adventure).
Trail of Lights
Come back to Branson‘s original, longest running drive-through light display at the Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights. With wonderful light displays and animated figures, this drive-through is like no other and has been the most popular and visited Christmas light drive-through in Branson for 29 years. Open November 1 - December 30 at dusk, guests can enjoy this holiday tradition for $25 per vehicle.

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About The Shepherd of the Hills
Shepherd of the Hills is home to numerous family attractions including live shows, historic homestead tours, Inspiration Tower and the Shepherd of the Hills Adventure Park. The famous drama displayed at Shepherd of the Hills is based on the bestselling 1907 book by Harold Bell Wright. Experience the thrilling drama in the exact Ozark Mountains portrayed in the story, complete with 90 actors and actresses, 40 horses and a herd of sheep. The Shepherd of the Hills Adventure Park features the thrilling Vigilante Extreme Ziprider, Ropes Course, ATV Adventure, and Canopy Zipline Tours. For more information, visit

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