Branson Christmas Lights
When Branson does Christmas, it does it BIG. Endless strings of multi-colored lights line the roads, building after building is adorned with festive decorations, and fluffy, sparkling snow lays gently on the rooftops and along the sidewalks that line the busy roads. Christmas in Branson begins November 1 and so do all the beautiful holiday lights displays, so get bundled up in your scarves, hats and heavy coats and make your way to Branson for some of the most beautiful Christmas lights you've ever seen.
Branson Christmas Lights With An Entry Fee
Let There Be Lights Promised Land Zoo Christmas Experience
Celebrate the holidays among adorable animals at the Branson Promised Land Zoo. While the zoo operates as usual during the day, at night it truly comes alive with holiday spirit. Enjoy a beautifully-lit two-mile drive-thru Christmas light experience where you can see tons of great LED displays. Tune your radio to the KLAUS station to listen along to Christmas music. The drive ends at Candy Land Courtyard where guests can participate in fun holiday activities. Meet Santa and his herd of reindeer, pet a baby camel or lamb at the Live Nativity Petting Zoo, and sip hot chocolate. Christmas traditions have never been more fun!
Trail of Lights
The Shepherd of the Hills puts on an annual display of authentic holiday cheer with two and a half miles of animated, lighted displays for the whole family to enjoy. This family-oriented drive-through display is perfect for groups with young children who want to enjoy the Christmas lights while still staying bundled up and warm. Drive through the winding paths of the 160-acre Shepherd of the Hills Homestead and cozy up inside the warmth of your vehicle as you pass by twinkling displays featuring iconic characters like Rudolph, Mrs. Claus, Santa's elves and more.
Silver Dollar City's An Old Time Christmas
With more than 5 million stunning Christmas lights, 1,000 decorated Christmas trees and one very unique, five-story special-effects tree, Silver Dollar is one of the best places in Branson to find unparalleled lights and holiday displays. The Holly Jolly Christmas Parade delights guests with even more holiday fun, featuring musical, lighted floats and more than 200,000 LED lights. Whether you're strolling the Main Street, admiring the decorated storefronts or riding the coasters high above the city, you and your family are bound to see more Christmas lights than anything else with Silver Dollar City's festive An Old Time Christmas celebration.
Branson's Gift of Lights Tour
Branson's Gift of Lights drive-through display is located just a few blocks north of the Branson strip at the intersection of Shepherd of the Hills Expressway and Expressway Lane and draws thousands of visitors every year. This one-mile, illuminated path is filled with festive, lighted scenes that are a guaranteed hit with the kids including scenes depicting the 12 Days of Christmas, Noah and the Ark, and more. The 2018 display features 25% brand new custom-made scenes. You'll want to come back year after year to see the new additions and old favorites. Grab a cup of hot cocoa on your way there and drive through this incredible display of holiday cheer as you stay warm and bundled up inside the comfort of your own vehicle. Bring a non-perishable item to donate!
Branson Christmas Lights With No Entry Fee (Free)
Branson Landing's Winter Wonderlanding
Start a new holiday tradition and browse the lights for free at the Branson Landing along the shore of Lake Taneycomo. Glittering reflections bounce off the surface of the water as the walkways and storefronts are all transformed into a winter wonderland during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. You can even catch Santa underneath the majestic 50-foot Christmas tree in the town square! Experience the magic at the Branson Landing as you're immersed in the holiday lights, Christmas music, festive decor and of course, great deals on Christmas presents.
Grand Village Shops
Visit Branson's most magical shopping village this Christmas season and enjoy thousands of twinkling lights, larger-than-life candy canes, life-size reindeer and Santa Claus himself! Get some holiday shopping done while making your way through this quaint Christmas village that is bound to get you in the holiday spirit. Plenty of photo opportunities await you here in this magical village, so don't forget to bring the camera!