Dozens of shows and festivals throughout the year, wilderness areas and spectacular mountains make Branson a prominent destination all-the-year-round. In addition, tourists are welcome to enjoy excursions to nearby cities and locations, including Celebration City, Silver Dollar City, Dixie Stampede, Showboat Branson Belle, White Water Branson, Branson's American Star, Splash Country, Stone Hill Winery and Eureka Springs.
While staying in the city, don't miss the opportunity to visit some of its great shows, featuring musical celebrities and best impressionists. Branson shows are diverse, ranging from comedy shows and musical performances to historical plays, revealing the past of the city. One of the most popular and stunning Branson Shows, #1 Hit of the 60s will take you back to the fabulous period with the outstanding cast of sixteen, highlighting the dance and music of the time. During the two-hour show you'll enjoy the memories of the Age of Aquarius, Motown and California Surfin and feel like being part of them.
Those who think it is too late to enjoy Elvis, Marilyn Monroe or Frank Sinatra, evidently haven't visited the Legends in Concert, one of the greatest Branson shows, featuring images of prominent legends performing on stage. Because entertainers in the show change regularly, visitors can see Legends in Concert numerous times, always acquiring unique experience.
With Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show, you'll be taken to the period of the feud between the South and the North, with breathtaking and powerful horses, courageous heroes and elegant belles. Here you'll be offered to take part in a fine four-course meal fit for a queen or king. One of the numerous fascinating races during the show is horse-cart racing, an unsurpassed performance that will make visitors screaming for more. You'll also have a wonderful opportunity to become a part of the show through participation in games and fun. Whether you support the South or North during the show, everyone wins a victory in this exciting performance.
Recognized as one of the most unique Branson shows, the Haygoods is a group of siblings, offering a kind of performance, like nothing else you've enjoyed before. Seven brothers and one sister will entertain you by playing more than 20 instruments, ranging from the trademark Haygood fiddles to saxophone serenades and explosive guitar solos. This is accompanied with wonderful acrobatics, tap dancing, dramatic stage settings and pyrotechnics.
Have you ever thought of an opportunity of staying in Branson and enjoying New York and Broadway at the same time? With the Star-Spangled Celebration it is possible! This great musical performance will take onto Broadway to enjoy the highlights of such renowned performances as Cats, Chicago, Mama Mia, Crazy for You, Oklahoma, A Chorus Line, Grease, Gipsy and much more. New selections of the year feature songs from God Spell, the Music Man and Sweet Charity. All the highlights of the big stage and your favorite Broadway performances can be enjoyed with the Star-Spangle Celebration. For its 2006 season the show will be hosted by the lead singer of Osmond Brothers, Merill Osmond.