Young family walking through large Christmas light display at Silver Dollar City

Christmas light display at Silver Dollar City

We Believe
In the Magic of the Season.

Branson becomes a Christmas Wonderland in November and December and it’s something to behold and experience.

Ozark Mountain Christmas

There is nothing like an Ozark Mountain Christmas in Branson. When you visit America’s Christmas Tree City during the holiday season, it’s an unforgettable experience.

For more than a quarter century, Branson has made its holiday lineup of events a treasured tradition. Celebrations run from the beginning of November through New Year’s Day – there’s no waiting for Thanksgiving to kick-off the holidays here!

Singer from The Haygoods show singing into a microphone in front of a Christmas tree with lights.

The Haygoods Christmas Show

Sing Along

Christmas Shows

Branson is known for world-class live shows. With an amazing lineup of special performances and themed shows, a Christmas show in Branson is unlike any others.

See Christmas Shows
Young family walks through tunnel of green and yellow Christmas lights.

Christmas light tunnel at Silver Dollar City

Big & Bright

Christmas Lights

Christmas light displays can be found all throughout the Branson area. Driving tours such as Let There Be Lights!, Branson's Lights of Joy and Trail of Lights are all great to explore. During the Christmas season, visitors can even experience light displays while walking down the Branson Landing. Silver Dollar City is home to the largest Christmas light display in this area during An Old Time Christmas. With Christmas in Midtown, you can find around 6.5 million lights across the park.

Drive Through Light Displays

Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

Festive Family Fun

An Old Time Christmas

Everyone can experience the wonder of Silver Dollar City during An Old Time Christmas festival. The child in everyone will come alive when they see the millions of lights covering the city. Live Christmas shows, 1,000 decorated Christmas trees, an eight-story Christmas tree with special effects and the Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade are part of the park’s amazing holiday lineup.

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Family of four carrying shopping bags and Christmas gifts at Grand Village Shops in Branson, Missouri.

Christmas Shopping at Grand Village Shops

Joy of Giving

Christmas Shopping

Looking for the perfect gifts for your loved ones? In Branson, you can enjoy Christmas traditions and get all your Christmas shopping done! Specialty shops, outlet malls and unique-to-Branson experiences await, just be sure to bring your full shopping list.

Where to Shop
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Special Events

The holidays in Branson wouldn’t be complete without several special events. Among them is the annual Veterans Homecoming Week, one of the largest events of its type in the U.S. Another not-to-be-missed event is the annual Adoration Parade, which celebrates the true meaning of Christmas. The event includes the lighting of the Adoration Scene (displayed on Mt. Branson) and a parade. See all the exciting events in Branson!

Events Calendar
A Magical Ride

All Aboard the Polar Express

What better way to see the snowy Ozark Mountains than taking a ride on the train? The Branson Scenic Railway’s Polar Express Train Ride, based on “The Polar Express” film, will bring a warm smile to your face. Like the original story, hot chocolate and cookies are given out to each passenger. Santa will be there reading parts of the book during the train ride!

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Reindeer made out of wood and string lights standing in front of Big Cedar Lodge cabins on snow-covered ground.

Big Cedar Lodge

A Warm Welcome

Places to Stay

Branson’s lodging options provide warm, comfortable environs to rest your head at night. Many hotels and resorts pull out all the stops during the holidays, to include visits with Santa, special activities for younger guests and, of course, lots of sweet treats!

Places to Stay in Branson
Deck the Halls

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