Enjoy your Christmas dinner in a historic barn or beneath the snow-capped Ozark Mountains. Enjoy sweet treats at Branson's heritage-filled bakery or enjoy a festive latte in Branson's downtown shopping district. Here's where to find Branson's most memorable Christmas meals:
Delectable seasonal decorations attract crowds to this charming bakery in Branson. Enjoy a selection of seasonal baked goods when you stay in Branson Hotels for Christmas. The cafe in Grand Village is famous for their world class cake creations and gargantuan homemade marshmallows. Sugar Leaf is the perfect place to refuel after hours spent discovering the Christmas trees.
Enjoy Christmas dinner in a 150 year old wooden barn which was constructed at Top of the Rock by an Amish family. Enjoy a Mexican spin on the festive season's traditional servings featuring locally sourced ingredients beneath the soaring ceilings.
Christmas Day buffet is served within view of the Ozark Mountains, just minutes from downtown Branson, though you might imagine you were sequestered in the heart of nature.
Dig into Ozark favorites at this historic diner. The scent of hickory smoked prime rib and ultra fresh rainbow trout cater to those who prefer to depart from the turkey tradition.
Branson is home to not one but several Christmas light displays. Let There Be Lights, Gift of Lights and Trail of Lights all attract visitors like moths. The illuminated city boasts five million twinkling lights come Christmas. What's more, a thousand decorated Christmas trees spread out across town and live shows mean there is plenty to see on vacation in the city. Here are the must-see sights when you spend Christmas in Branson:
See if you can spot all of the Christmas trees created by Branson's local business community. You will find trees constructed from a creative array of primary materials spring up all over Branson. Grab your Christmas Tree Tour Guide and explore the streets surrounding Branson Vacation Rentals for Christmas.
Christmas in Branson is topped off by the city's 230 foot high Christmas tree. Also known as the Inspiration Tower at Shepherd of the Hills, huge strings of lights from the tower to the ground create the largest tree in the area. Take the elevator to the top for superb views over the Silver Dollar City.
Visit Santa beneath the Christmas tree in this glittering shopping and dining plaza in downtown Branson. The iconic herd of silver reindeer scamper through the district as part of the annual Winter Wonderlanding festival. Pop up events center on a fifty foot Christmas tree in the Town Square.
Snow tube down four hundred feet of vertiginous slopes at Wolfe Mountain. Fly through the Ozark Mountains on a zip line, or catch the Let There Be Lights display at Promised Land Zoo. Catch performances of Miracle of Christmas, complete with flying angels and animatronic animals. There is so much to see and do with your family during the holiday season in Branson. Here are some highlights:
Branson's Most Wonderful Time of the Year and Adoration Celebration parades sweep through the city, leaving a trail of Christmas cheer in their wake. Costumed marching bands play their way through the streets, accompanied by bands, carollers and (of course) Mr and Mrs Claus.
Chef Doug Knopp and his fleet of kitchen helpers create an annual edible village that stands more than three feet high. The ingredients include more than 300 pounds of sugar, 120 pounds of eggs and 600 pounds of candies. Their marvellous creations wow young and old and are a must-see sight on Christmases in Branson.
One of the greatest attractions for families of Branson hotels for Christmas is the spectacular equestrian show known as Dixie Stampede. A 'cast' of more than thirty horses and riders perform impressive feats in holiday themed surroundings. Enjoy dinner before enjoying this unique show.