Things to Do in Branson, MO in October 2023

October is a great time to visit the Ozarks! Not only are the gorgeous leaves turning colors, but the area is brimming with attractions and activities to enjoy. From seasonal fun at Silver Dollar City to the classic dinner entertainment at Dolly Parton's Stampede and the stunning scenic cruises on the Branson Belle, there are so many things for guests of all ages to enjoy. Plus, there is a great variety of custom vacation packages, hotel options, and many other events to browse after checking the calendar. 

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Top Things To Do In Branson in October
Oct 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2023
Amazing Acrobats Of Shanghai featuring Shanghai Circus
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For me, October provides the perfect weather for appreciating the performing arts whether it be through music, dance, or theatrics. AMAZE!'s Acrobatic Troupe perfectly combines all of these where you can enjoy viewing talented artists perform stomach-dropping aerial acrobatics, daring balancing acts, and fun foot juggling. I admire the feats of flexibility and strength that it takes for hoop diving, plate spinning, and chair balancing. I love the high energy of circus acts-- from their colorful costumes and eye catching stage settings to the high stakes trapeze flipping and rare, daring acts like motorcycles closely speeding past each other in a caged sphere set to energetic music. Not only will it be hard to tear your eyes away from the amazing acrobats of Shanghai, but it will be awe-inspiring watching the theatrical interpretation of classic stories. Afterwards you can pick up unique gifts crafted by local artists to remember the amazing performance you just watched!
Oct 1, 2023 to Oct 28, 2023
WhoDunnit Hoedown A Murder Mystery Dinner Show
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What better way to spend an October evening than trying to solve a mystery? However, this is not a typical whodunnit. This one is filled with zany costumed characters. The hoedown is in full swing with music and dancing until something happens to the fiddler and everything comes to a halt. Who killed the Squeeky Bowman, the fiddler? While a delicious showdown dinner is being served, there will be time to interview all the suspects and look for clues. Lucky audience members will take part in the show, so be careful and watch out for those sitting around you. They may be the murderer. Be prepared for lots of laughs, and this show is appropriate for the entire family. The dinner menu comprises many family favorites, including pulled pork, quartered chicken, salad, rice, corn, and birthday cake for dessert. They provide beverages. This may not be the typical scary October evening, but everyone will have an amazing time trying to find out whodunnit.
Oct 3, 2023 to Oct 28, 2023
Branson Belle
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One of the most interesting things you can do in Branson, Missouri during the month of October is to take one of the Showboat Branson Belle Lunch & Dinner Cruises. The cruise which lasts 2.5 hours includes a dinner and show that is appropriate for all ages. The main production that is held in the dining theater includes elements of comedy, magic, music and dancing. If you purchase a general seating ticket (children’s menus and premium dining options are available) your meal will include a slow-cooked pot roast honey citrus chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, a salad and for desert Silver Dollar City’s Lemon Berry Ice Cream Pie. The showboat which was launched in August 1994 was meant to given the passenger the experience of riding on a paddleboat and is modeled after boats from the 1800’s era. The boat itself is over 122 feet high, has a length of 278 feet, can host up to 700 passengers and weighs over 2.5 million pounds.
Oct 2, 2023 to Oct 6, 2023
Larry's Country Diner Branson MO
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Larry’s Country Diner is a fun place to visit during the month of October when in the area of Branson, Missouri. The show is located in the Clay Cooper Theater and is about two hours long. This music show features fantastic performers such as the Sheriff, Renae, Nadine, and Larry. Additionally, the show includes a new special guest each week. These guest stars have included those such as Dailey and Vincent, Gene Watson, Riders in the Sky and T Graham Brown and many more. Situated in a setting resembling a real life diner, guests will enjoy gospel and country music as well as entertaining comedy skits. This show is family friendly as it is appropriate for all ages. The theater is handicap accessible and offers free parking. There is a restaurant in the theater for those who want to dine and a gift shop for guests interested in buying souvenirs.
Oct 4, 2023 to Oct 27, 2023
Oak Ridge Boys Live in Branson Missouri
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The Oak Ridge Boys concert in Branson delivers some of the well-known songs that the audience can sing along with throughout the evening. While guests walk throughout the city in the cooler October air, they can seek comfort in the theater while enjoying the show. The Oak Ridge Boys interact with the audience as much as possible while asking some guests to step on the stage to help sing some of the songs. Guests are encouraged to clap along and sing as many songs as they know. Some people tend to dance in the aisles while listening to upbeat performances. The lights that cascade on the stage deliver a beautiful backdrop for the group to perform in front of so that they are all illuminated. One of the songs performed is "Elvira," a well-known song that often gets audience members tapping their toes. Handicap seating is available, and the show is suitable for all ages.
Oct 1, 2023 to Oct 31, 2023
Dolly Parton’s Stampede Branson
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Visiting the Dolly Parton stampede dinner-
Visiting the Dolly Parton stampede dinner is the perfect way for you and your family members to enjoy a great dinner with great music! You and your family members will have the opportunity to enjoy some delicious food while listening to some unique hits from the singer.
The stampede a dinner will have your children engaged and entertain throughout the entire dinner itself. You will not have to worry about your children throwing tantrums because of boredom issues, but instead as a family you guys will all be laughing and enjoying some quality time with one another. This is a guaranteed away for you and your children to bond together and to leave this trip with a lot of great memories that you guys will be able to share many years down the road from now.
Make sure you make your reservation as soon as possible so that you and your family or friends do not miss out on this amazing once in a lifetime dinner experience.

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