2016 Branson Christmas Shows
There is no place like Branson to experience the most wonderful time of year! Twinkling lights and world-class shows make this city the go-to destination for audiences of all ages wanting to feel some holiday cheer!
During the holiday season, the Dixie Stampede transforms into a winter wonderland to bring the spirit of Christmas to life! Snow falls softly as you watch a live nativity scene, complete with three kings atop real camels on their way to see baby Jesus in Bethlehem. Twinkling lights, evergreen trees, poinsettias, old-fashioned holiday costumes, and familiar holiday music easily puts you in good cheer as Good Ole St. Nick arrives in an authentic sleigh full of presents. This Christmas show will take you on a nostalgic holiday adventure that you don’t want to miss!
Celebrate the legacy of Andy Williams, by ringing in the holiday season with the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza. Bring your family to spend the evening with the Osmond and Lennon families as they take you on a holly jolly journey of all your favorite Christmas songs along with a heartwarming tribute to Mr. Christmas himself, the man who started it all. Step back in time as they sing your favorite carols from the Andy Williams' Specials of Christmas' past, with the help of the Moon River Orchestra. Joining the Osmond Brothers and Lennon Sisters in this variety show extravaganza are the Lennon granddaughters, live reindeer, ballroom dancers, and illusionist Rick Thomas. This show has everything you need to make a magical holiday memory that your family will never forget!
Since her debut on the front of Hallmark cards everywhere, the crabby and down-to-earth Maxine has delighted fans for nearly 30 years. Now, for the first time in Branson, audiences can join Maxine on an unforgettable, heartwarming, and undeniably sassy journey through the Dickens' classic story. Maxine's Christmas Carol is only available during the holiday season and is sure to entertain everyone--young and old--as she grumps her way through songs and Christmas ghosts to learn the true meaning of Christmas.
Join in this unforgettable blend of Chinese and western culture as the Acrobats of China delight you with incredible feats of strength and flexibility. Sit back and enjoy the best of the Acrobats of China as these incredibly talented performers dazzle you with unbelievable stunts, graceful trapeze acts and gorgeous aerial ballet routines. You won't believe your eyes as these acrobats combine the flexibility and artistry of dance with the incredible control and strength of acrobatics and present it to you, gift wrapped in the joy and warmth of the holiday season. The Acrobats of China Christmas Show features a unique blend of festive costumes, holiday music and mind-blowing acrobatics that is sure to be an enjoyable experience for all.
The holiday spirit is reflected in Silver Dollar City’s Christmas decorations, one of the best light and tree shows in the nation, featuring a musical 5-story Christmas tree that twinkles and dances with over 4 million dazzling lights. The Gifts of Christmas Holiday Light Parade winds its way through the streets of the city twice each evening, adding over 100,000 lights to the beautifully lit square. Shows in the City feature lovable classics like The Living Nativity and Frosty, and see Santa at Kringle’s Krossing. You can also spend the holidays enjoying your favorite rides and attractions, weather permitting, and take home beautiful holiday memories!
Shepherd of the Hills offers an unforgettable Christmas experience with their Christmas on the Trail Dinner Show, providing a delicious chuckwagon dinner and exciting entertainment. Gather round the campfire for old-time cowboy caroling before taking a 2.5-mile journey down the Trail of Lights, a traditional display of Branson Christmas lights, sound, and motion! Finish off the evening with a heartwarming cup of coffee, hot chocolate, or spiced cider before riding up to the top of Inspiration Tower in a glass elevator for a Santa’s-eye view of the trail below!
Branson Shows Exclusive Christmas Only Shows
Branson Dinner Shows with Christmas Specials
Christmas is the perfect time to be surrounded by family and friends and what better way to spend time with your loved ones than with a delicious dinner and a festive show.
- Christmas on the Trail Chuckwagon Dinner Show
- Dixie Stampede Christmas Show
- Showboat Branson Belle Lunch and Dinner Cruises
Branson Shows with Christmas Specials
Beginning in early November, several Branson theaters start to display their holiday spirit by offering Christmas shows. Do not miss out on these festive performances!
- Baldknobbers Jamboree Show
- Doug Gabriel Show
- Twice Adopted Christmas Show
- Hamners' Wings of Christmas
- Ayo! Starring Voices of Glory
- Pierce Arrow
- Neil Diamond
- Jim Stafford
- Taylor Reed Master Illusionist
- Rock & Roll Revival
- George Dyer
- Legends in Concert
- Classic Country's Patsy Cline Remembered
- Magnificent 7 Variety Show
For Branson show lovers who have had their share of holiday specials, have no fear! There are still several Branson shows that offer regular performances during the Christmas season.