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As April slips into May, we at Sunset Nightly Rentals start to feel the excitement building. Summer is just around the corner, and boy are we ready! Not just because of summer vacation—although that always plays a part in our feelings—but because summer is when our sweet mountain village starts to come alive! Winter coats are shed, summer dresses and flip flops become all the rage, and as the days grow longer, so does the list of events and activities that help keep Branson one of the top tourist destinations in all the world!

Warm days, cool nights, and more fun than you can ever remember having on vacation—summer is almost here, isn’t it time you started planning your annual getaway? Here’s some of our favorite reasons why a summer visit to Branson should be in your future. Enjoy!


Bluegrass & Barbecue – May 26th and May 27th

Memorial Day Weekend brings about this charming festival filled with the music of the Ozarks and some of the best smoked meat you have ever tasted! Held at Silver Dollar City Theme Park, this is one event you won’t want to pass on!


Gold Wing Road Riders Association Parade & Light Show – June 2

Shiny motorcycles with colorful lights and riders parading through the streets of Branson; how can you not be interested in this wonderful summer display? Held in historic downtown Branson at the landing, the parade starts at 7:00 PM. We apologize in advance for your husband and/or son’s sudden interest in purchasing a “chopper” for themselves!


Branson Landing’s 10th Annual Liberty Light-Up Concert & Fireworks – July 4th

Celebrating our country’s birthday has never been this special. The choreographed fireworks show held at Branson landing is guaranteed to be the highlight of your summer vacation!


Rock the Spectrum – August 5

You can have a rocking good time while helping out a good cause at this benefit. All proceeds go to the local families who have children with autism! Offering awesome music, fun kids activities, and so much more, summer vacation may be nearing its end, but at least you get to go out with a bang!


Sunset Nightly Rentals Loves the Summer!

It’s never too early to start planning. Book your rustic Sunset Nightly Rentals cabin today and discover the wonder that is Branson in the summer!

There’s nothing like a night out with the gals! And what better way to do it than with Branson getaways? Leave behind the old haunts and look for something exciting and new in Branson, Missouri!

When you hit up a new town for the first time, all the old rules are off and you can make up a new set as you go along. Every new street is a new memory made, and every choice made is a brand-new story that will have your friends back home hanging on your every word. Post some pictures to social media and keep people posted—they’ll fall in love with Branson from wherever they are! Don’t be intimidated by not knowing where to go—we’ve got that covered for you.



The quintessential girls’ get-together is a spa date, and Branson has plenty of quality spas to choose from. Feel like a brand-new you! Spa O2, City Spatique, and Body Works Day Spa and Salon are all high-rated spas in Branson that’ll have everyone along thrilled that they came on this trip. Your face will feel ten years younger, your hands will be immaculate, and you’ll feel like you’re walking on pillows when these experts are done with your feet!


White Water Waterpark

What’s a great way to get someone out of their shell? It’s not a claustrophobic bar or a noisy strip club—it’s a water park! Show off your bathing suits and soak up some rays at this thirteen-acre water park. The water will come to you at the wave pool, and real thrill-seekers can head to the water rides and giant slides. And if you just want to relax, take a few laps around the Aloha River. It’s a blast that each girl can enjoy her way.



Pictures are great, but souvenirs are also fantastic memories, and show people back home you were thinking about them. Clothes, of course, are also perfect ways to remember your fabulous getaway each time you look in your closet. Branson Landing is one major hub of shopping, entertainment, and restaurants, where you can easily spend half a day wandering from one window to the next. For a smaller shopping district, the upscale stores of The Grand Village Shops rarely disappoint—especially if you enjoy jewelry!


A Ladies’ Night In During Branson Trips

If you can’t decide where to go or are just too tired to head out, that’s fine too—you’re in a gorgeous rental property expertly tended by Sunset Nightly Rentals. Make use of all your space for a make-up/drinking party, or use the Wi-Fi for a Netflix binge. Just look at our rentals and you’ll find that any of our properties alone make for a fantastic girls’ getaway—call us at 888-4420-5558 and ask about planning one today!

Branson Live Music Venues

Whether it’s grooving to some old favorites or rocking out to the latest pop sensation, there are times when the music just has to be live! If you want some good vibes for your dinner or drink, we’ve got plenty of places to stop in Branson. And if you’re looking for some of the best concerts in the state, you’re not far from Springfield’s spectacular venues like JQH Arena and Gilloz Theater. Read on to find some of the top places to catch live music in Branson, MO!


Outback Pub

A casual Branson live music venue that features food, sports games on TV, and a dance floor—plenty to enjoy! They have two performance areas, with the Party Deck being the more popular—it’s got an intimate sizing that lets you really feel the energy of the performers. Stop here for a delicious dinner and stick around for a night of music!


Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar and Grill

The gentlemen who man the pianos here take their job seriously—as does the audience!  The pianists are proud to play any music you can imagine, while the patrons’ jobs are to make requests and sing along. You’ll be surprised at the variety these musicians can cover, wanting to stay for “just one more song” perpetually to see if they can be stumped. With their menu of soups, salads, and sandwiches to keep you fed, you’ll easily want to stay here until closing!


JQH Arena

Also called “The Q,” this is arena features basketball and special events. It boasts great seating and plenty of access to facilities. Check and see if you can get seats in the loges or private suits! The only major drawback to this arena is parking, so make sure you plan ahead.


Gillioz Theatre

The Gillioz Theatre is dedicated to arts and entertainment—music not least among them! More of a concert hall, this is where you go if you want to really soak up the music and shut out the outside world. As a smaller venue, any seat is a good spot for enjoying the show!


Stay with Sunset Nightly Rentals

What do you want after a night of music? A place to crash after partying? A place to reflect on the show? A quiet spot to write a blog post? Whatever you need, our rentals offer it! So, if you’re in town for a show, stay with us! Call us at 888-429-5558 to learn more about our offerings!