Spend the holidays in a Christmas wonderland! Branson takes festive to the next level with millions of twinkling lights, spectacular shows, and magical events. Sing along to your favorite Christmas carols while watching an epic production, eat a holiday feast filled with Christmas cheer (save room for treats!), relax on a holiday cruise, ride the polar express, or take a Christmas tree tour.
Make your plans and experience a true Ozark Mountain holiday with family and friends!
Top Things To Do in Branson at Christmas
Branson Let There Be Lights Drive Thru
Meet Santa’s real live reindeer! Check out this new Branson tradition. Enjoy driving a two-mile LED Christmas light display at your own pace, visiting a stocking stuffer gift shop, a Candy Land Courtyard, drinking hot chocolate, watching Christmas movies, singing carols, and more.
Another Branson favorite family tradition is the walkthrough North Pole Adventure, a journey through a thousand twinkling lights. Make it a full day at the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead by purchasing tickets to A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol Dinner Show. Dinner is served before the show and includes Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, Mashed Potatoes with Turkey Gravy, Traditional Cornbread Stuffing, Green Beans, Dinner Roll with Butter, Pumpkin Dessert, and a Choice of Beverage.
Baldknobbers Jamboree Christmas Show
A 60-year famous Branson Spectacular. The Baldknobbers know how to do Christmas, from their incredible decorations to their stunning costumes. Have a joyous night ringing in the holiday season with country music and comedy.
Branson’s Christmas Wonderland
One of Branson’s largest holiday productions! Get ready, it just might snow while enjoying the show, PLUS all of your favorite Christmas characters will be there, including Frosty and Santa Claus. Singers and dancers will take you on the best sleigh ride yet.
An Old Time Christmas Festival at Silver Dollar City
6.5 million twinkling lights. Yes, really! An Old Time Christmas is one of the nation’s most family-friendly festivals. Celebrate your favorite family traditions at Silver Dollar City. An Old Time Christmas® is a four-time winner and reigning title-holder of a USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice poll for the nation’s Best Theme Park Holiday Event!
Dolly Parton’s Stampede
Branson’s most fun place to eat! Enjoy an amazing Christmas show and mouth-watering yuletide feast while watching Santa and his elves. Plus incredible horse stunts by 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch trick riders in a 35,000 square foot arena. This musical production is world-class and powerful, filled with spectacular special effects and twinkling lights. Arrive early and take a stroll down the Horse Walk to meet the 4-legged stars of the show.
Branson – America’s Christmas Tree City
Branson committed to becoming America’s Christmas Tree City, and to bring that to fruition, the businesses are getting creative, displaying over 700 trees. The trees are all shapes, sizes, and forms for the 2021 season. This doesn’t include the additional 1,000 trees at Silver Dollar City!
Ride to the North Pole and pick up Santa Claus! The Branson Scenic Railway transforms into an adored holiday train. You will board at the historic 1906 depot in Downtown Branson, there will be delicious cookies and hot chocolate, plus a Santa Claus reading. Pajamas are definitely encouraged! Book this one in advance; tickets sell out quickly.
One of Branson’s most popular shows! You don’t want to miss this talented family’s 29th Annual Christmas Extravaganza! Music from the 1960s to today. The family offers unique arrangements and mind-blowing special effects.
Chateau on the Lake’s Gingerbread House Village
This village of gingerbread houses is a must-see! Here are stats for you – 300 lbs. powdered sugar, 120 lbs. egg whites, and 600 lbs. assorted candy. We think that sweetly sums it up.
Plus, a bonus idea: get all your holiday shopping done and find unique gifts for everyone.
Why not stay and ring in the new year in Branson?!
Stay More, Save More with this special offer. Enjoy the tradition of excellence even more with our Stay More Save More offer at Hotel Grand Victorian. We’re less than 3 miles from world-class shopping at the Branson Landing and walking distance from all of the best shows, restaurants, and attractions in the heart of Branson. There’s so much to do and see in Branson; you’ll be glad you extended your stay!
We look forward to celebrating with you!