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Summer is in full swing in Branson, Missouri!

Hotel Grand Victorian is centrally located in the heart of the 76 Strip, offering close access to the best shows, shopping, and dining.

Family-Friendly Shows in Branson, MO 

Start a memorable family tradition with a unique show or performance. We are home to some of the best family-friendly shows in the country, bringing visitors to our area for over 50 years. Shows are abundant, featuring all different genres of music and performance styles, so it’s easy to find one that suits your family’s taste. Not a night owl? Live performances are offered throughout the day!

There are variety shows, music shows featuring tunes from the 1950s to the 1980s, gospel shows, magician shows, acrobat shows, dinner shows, and more.

Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Dolly Parton’s Stampede
  • The Haygood’s Show
  • Shanghai Circus – Amazing Acrobats
  • The Petersens at Little Opry Theatre
  • Reza Edge of Illusion Show
  • Branson Grand Jubilee
  • Buckets and Boards Comedy Percussion Show
  • Amazing Pets

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The Best Shopping in Branson, MO 

Plan to spend more than one-day shopping! If you are a bargain hunter or appreciate finding a local treasure, you will love shopping in Branson. There are numerous specialty and craft stores, outlets, galleries, and boutiques.

Silver Dollar City

Your Branson shopping experience won’t be complete without a visit to Silver Dollar City. Silver Dollar City is a collection of shops with unique one-of-a-kind gifts and plenty of personalized goodies. You will find beautiful handmade items made by master craftsmen, along with souvenirs and collectible treasures.

The Landing – Branson Landing

Branson Landing offers traditional, upscale shopping. You will find national retailers including Bass Pro Shops, Belk Department Store, Francesa’s, and H&M. Of course; it’s not all traditional at the Landing; there is a scenic boardwalk with fantastic fountain shows (even a 120-foot geyser!), live music, a farmer’s market, and dining.

Grand Village Shops

The Grand Village is a premier shopping destination. Grand Village offers one-of-a-kind, high-quality products from local shop owners. There are boutique shops with designer brands, gift shops with collectibles and fine gifts, and specialty shops with handmade items like soaps and carved wooden treasures.

Historic Downtown Branson

Stroll through the streets of historic Branson or take the free downtown trolley. You won’t want to miss visiting the iconic Dick’s 5 & 10. A big store that has been part of Branson since 1961, with over 250,000 items offering old-fashioned candy, retro toys, and vintage home decor. Also, be sure to stop by Ozark Quilts & More, where talented quilters showcase their gorgeous handmade wares at amazingly affordable prices.

Tanger Outlet Mall 

Enjoy savings on top brands at the Tanger Outlet Mall located within walking distance of the hotel.

Top Dining Experiences in Branson

Branson offers something for everyone with a variety of dining options. Choose from fine dining, bars & distilleries, buffets, coffee shops & bakeries, wineries, and plenty of fast food.

Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Mel’s Hard Luck Diner
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • The Keeter Center
  • Rocco’s NY Style Pizza by Mama D’s House
  • Gettin’ Basted
  • Wakyoto Japanese Steak & Sushi
  • Andy’s Frozen Custard
  • Grandma Ruth’s Cinnamon Rolls

For more summer adventure ideas in Branson, visit Top Reasons To Visit Branson, MO.

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We look forward to welcoming you!

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