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Best Branson Christmas Shows This Year

Jessica DeLucia Branson, Christmas, Holidays

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The holiday season in Branson, MO is festive, fun and full of adventure. At Silver Dollar City theme park, an Old Time Christmas celebration includes 6.5 million twinkling lights. Downtown Branson offers dozens of Christmas trees, including a towering, 80-foot tree at Branson Landing. There’s also the mile-long Gift of Lights – a magical drive-thru lights attraction featuring more than 300 synchronized LED light displays. During the Christmas season, the Branson Scenic Railway becomes the Polar Express! Lastly, let's not forget the Best Branson Christmas Shows!

There’s simply no place like Branson to experience the holidays and that festive Christmas spirit is most evident in the famed Branson Theater District with its many live holiday spectacles.

BEST BRANSON CHRISTMAS SHOWS:

The Hughes Brothers Christmas Show

Guests will find themselves immersed in this classic holiday spectacle, with each performance bringing forth the true essence of a Christmas Wonderland. As a 14-time award-winning Christmas show, The Hughes Brothers Christmas Show presents approximately 2 hours worth of vocal harmonies, choreographed dancing, fantastic musicians, and light-hearted fun for the entire family. Note: Dinner options are available.


Hughes Brothers Christmas Show Branson


The Texas Tenors - Deep In The Heart Of Christmas

The Texas Tenors are back in Branson for another Christmas season! This year, they've got a country twist on their repertoire. The Texas Tenors - Deep In The Heart Of Christmas includes opera arias and traditional country ballads, showcasing the excellent talent they hold. From the first note to the last, you're sure to be amazed. What else to expect: a live choir, unique visual effects and appearances from holiday characters.


The Texas Tenors - Deep In The Heart Of Christmas Show


An Old Time Christmas At Silver Dollar City

Celebrate the merriest of holidays with a visit to the classic Silver Dollar City Theme Park and experience their annual An Old Time Christmas! Daily live shows - each offering a unique theme of Broadway-style, comedy, dancing, and musical performances - include the NEW Coming Home For Christmas, Frontier Fa-La-La Follies and A Dickens' Christmas Carol.


An Old Time Christmas At Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO


Christmas at Dolly Parton's Stampede

Experience the excitement of a spectacular holiday extravaganza that brings the season to life! Snow falls softly as the arena is magically transformed into a fantasy land complete with twinkling lights, evergreens, poinsettias, old-fashioned costumes and holiday music. Enjoy the fun with 32 magnificent horses, a festive four-course meal and an appearance by Santa.


christmas at dolly partons stampede


The Haygoods Christmas Show

With over 6 million tickets sold, The Haygoods Christmas show is deemed the biggest, most magical Christmas show in Branson. Every show becomes a performance of a lifetime as singers, dancers, and musicians light up the stage with holiday cheer. Instruments glow and pyrotechnic effects radiate as the special effects come to life to create an immersive experience for all.


The Haygoods Christmas Extravaganza in Branson, MO


Branson's Christmas Wonderland

Take a musical journey to the North Pole as the festive sights and sounds of the holiday season take over the stage. One of Branson's largest holiday productions, this show offers candy-striped costumes, exuberant choreography, magnificent harmonies, Santa's workshop, and a glittering Winter Wonderland, complete with the highest-kicking chorus girls of the North Pole!


Branson's Christmas Wonderland


A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol Dinner Show

Everyone who experiences A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol Dinner Show leaves full of joy, laughter, and a full stomach! The history of the holiday season carries on with an exceptional performance by your favorite characters, The Shepard of the Hills as they tell a story of friendship and the magic of Christmas. Join the family traditions with a full course turkey dinner, and sweet & savory pumpkin dessert.


A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol Dinner Show


Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you're looking for Christmas tree lights or a spectacular performance from an entertainer, Branson has everything this time-of-year. Expect to encounter thousands of decorated trees lining main streets as well as drive-through displays that will make your jaw drop!

Yes! When you visit Branson you'll not only find amazing lights and decorations of all shapes, but plenty of holiday events like The Polar Express train rides, holiday tours, drive-through light displays, eating breakfast with Santa, and more. While you're out and about, make time for grabbing some food at one of these awesome eateries!

The weather in December can be unpredictable, and beautiful! During your stay you may find chillier days than others, rain, snowfall, and/or a true winter wonderland.

The Christmas fun in Branson starts as early as the first week of November through the end of the year.




If you need even more reasons to visit Branson this Christmas, then check out our list of Things to Do in Branson during the Holidays!

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