Christmas in Branson is certainly the most wonderful time of year with glistening lights along the 76 Strip, plenty of holiday cheer, and numerous Christmas shows to fill your holiday trip to Branson with memories to last a lifetime.
Branson Shows Top 5 Christmas Picks
An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City
(Nov 3 – Dec 30, 2012)
Celebrate the magic of the Christmas season by the glow of 4 million lights in Silver Dollar City! The 5-story special effects Christmas tree in the city square will mesmerize you upon entrance as its one million lights sparkle and dance to classic music of the Christmas season. Several of the rides will also remain open during the Christmas season, weather permitting.
Christmas on the Trail Chuck Wagon Dinner & Show
(Nov 1 – Dec 31, 2012)
Christmas on the Trail will treat you to a meal straight from the old west off of a vintage 1800's chuck wagon while you’re entertained by favorite songs of the season. After enjoying dinner and music, guests will have the chance to drive through the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead
to enjoy 2.5 miles of millions of twinkly lights adorning trees and animated displays.
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Christmas Show
(Oct 24 – Dec 29, 2012)
Dixie Stampede transforms into a winter wonderland for the Christmas season, with lights, Christmas songs, a magnificent live Nativity scene, and a friendly competition between the North and South poles. You'll surely be feeling the holiday spirit when Santa arrives in his authentic sleigh to complete Dixie Stampede's fantastic country-style Christmas celebration.
The Gatlin Brothers and Debby Boone Christmas Show
(Nov 1 – Dec 8, 2012)
The Gatlin Brothers and Debby Boone come together at the Mansion Theatre to perform their complex country harmonies, top hits, as well as share their favorite songs of the season. This energetic and inspirational Christmas celebration is a must-see for the holiday season.
Andy Williams Christmas Show
(Nov 1 – Dec 12, 2012)
Andy Williams Christmas Show, with an amazing variety of singers, a 24-member chorus, dancers, and a live band all performing Christmas carols in the tradition of Andy Williams is the biggest Christmas show in Branson. American Idol singer Katie Stevens, Cat's Pajamas, fiddler Dean Church, and many more special guests make this show a Christmas celebration you can't miss!
Branson Shows With Christmas Specials
As early as November 1, Branson performers get into the holiday spirit and begin special Christmas shows instead of their usual performances. There are plenty of festive Branson Christmas shows, including:
Red Hot & Blue
A Christmas Snow
Mickey Gilley Show
Acrobats of China
Clay Cooper's Country Music Express
Todd Oliver and Friends
Cassandre Christmas Show
Hamner Barber Wings of Christmas
Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas Show
3 Redneck Tenors
Mollie B Polka Party
Presley's Christmas Jubilee
SIX Christmas Show
Shows Without Christmas Specials
If you'd prefer to see a Branson performer's regular show rather than a Christmas special, no worries. There are plenty of Branson shows that carry on with their year-round shows during the holiday season, including:
Showboat Branson Belle
Price Is Right Live
Legend of Kung Fu
Red Skelton: A Performance Tribute