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If there is a holiday rolling around, you can be sure that the city of Branson is getting ready to do it big. The community here really appreciates a good party, and they know how to celebrate. This is one of many factors that make this city a wonderful place to visit around Halloween. You will find some classic celebrations, as well as some that are unique to Branson. Here are a few reasons you should make down to celebrate Halloween in Branson.


Fun Trick or Treating for the Kids

There are endless opportunities for amazing trick or treating for the family. “Safe Street Trick or Treat” takes over the beautiful Branson Landing from 5 to 7 pm on October 31st. Your kids will find an abundance of candy and fun here. The Halloween BOOnanza is taking place from 5 to 8 pm in the Branson RecPlex on October 28th and is the best place to go for Halloween activities like mazes, hay rides, and costume contests.


Branson Halloween Fun for Adults

There are endless costume parties happening throughout the city during the days surrounding Halloween. One of the most exciting of these events is the Halloween Extravaganza at Copper Run Distillery. As this is an award-winning distillery, there is never a bad time to visit, but Halloween offers a very special occasion. A costume contest along with a first-hand look at the distillery and moonshine tastings make this a great way to spend a Halloween for the adults out there.


Seriously Haunted Houses

There are plenty of spooky opportunities to hit a haunted house in Branson. The most unique of all these opportunities is the one at the Castle of Chaos 5D Adventure. This is the place to go if you want to be transported inside the horror film as it is complete with a 3D video experience, cutting-edge special effects, motion, and more.


The Weather is Nice

The weather might not be suitable for a bikini model costume, but it really is a great time of year for the weather here. You can expect to find comfortable temperatures during the day in the 60s and beautiful, cool nights in the 40s. This offers ample opportunities to explore by day and hunker down by a fire by night.


Ghost Tours and Pumpkin Patches

There are many opportunities to explore some of the spookiest places in the historic area of downtown Branson. Paranormal experts give you incredible glimpses into the hauntings of classic venues like Owens Theater and many more. And of course, you got to love the endless patches of pumpkins throughout Branson!

A Branson Halloween has something for everyone during this spooky season, mostly because the area is home to almost every type of person. Regardless of how you like to spend this fun holiday, you can be sure it will be time well-spent in Branson. Contact us today to book one of our great vacation rentals!

There’s nothing like the beginning of the holiday season, when the excitement and joy in the air is palpable and spills over into an onslaught of fantastic and entertaining events for everyone to enjoy. Below, we’ve detailed just a handful of Branson’s top events that will impress, astound, and entertain you during your stay here.

Beginning on November 1st and lasting until December 30th each year, there are several ongoing local events that are sure to bring a smile to your face. During this time, you can attend a number of trails, festivals, and ceremonies dedicated to the exquisite light displays put on throughout the season. Read on to learn more about celebrating the winter season, Branson-style!


The Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights (and Other Light-Themed Festivities)

This Branson feature is quite a sight, winding its way through one hundred and sixty acres of the historic Shepherd of the Hills Homestead, with animated scenes set to music and a trip up Inspiration Tower for a bird’s eye view of the twinkling lights. Other wonderful displays of lights and holiday-themed décor include the Winter WonderLanding at Branson Landing Shopping Plaza, the Ozark Mountain Christmas Lights & Village on Magical Mile and the LED displays in the Branson’s Gift of Lights celebration.


Veteran’s Homecoming Week and the Veteran’s Parade

On November 5th through November 11th, Branson honors veterans of all wars in one of the most patriotic weeklong celebrations in America, including reunions for surviving veterans of wars from World War II until the present, concerts, free meals and activities, an annual military gala and banquet, and the spectacular annual Veterans Day Parade hosted in downtown Branson.


The Old Time Christmas Festival at Silver Dollar City

Beginning on November 5th and lasting through December 30th, Silver Dollar City holds its yearly Old Time Christmas Festival, which includes the Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade, musical productions of It’s a Wonderful Life and A Dickens’ Christmas Carol, the Main Street Christmas light and sound show (with a five-story special effects Christmas Tree), over five million lights, and a bounty of holiday shows and musical Living Nativity scenes—in addition to the rides and shopping already offered at Silver Dollar City!


The Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade at Branson Landing

On November 19th, locals and visitors alike gather at Branson Landing for the star-studded entertainment of Branson’s leading performers, complete with elaborate floats and cars, leading up to the appearance of Santa Claus himself during the Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade. After the parade, live musical performances of cherished Christmas songs can be seen on-stage in front of the Branson Landing fountains.


The Branson Adoration Christmas Parade

On the first Sunday of December each year (which falls on December 4th this year), Branson partakes in its annual tradition of lighting the enormous, twenty-eight-foot adoration nativity scene atop Mount Branson by way of a grand parade, caroling, and more in the historic downtown Branson area.


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