Top Attractions, Shows, and Entertainment in Branson, MO

If your sights are set on the perfect family vacation filled with fun and excitement, then you've found it. Branson, Mo., has everything you need for an unforgettable trip and offers some of the best live entertainment in the world. With 70 live shows featured at 40 different theaters you'll never be at a loss for activities. You'll find everything from music to comedy in Branson's fantastic shows and have an opportunity to see performances from some of the legends of country music.

Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner & Show gives you the best of both worlds. Fabulous food and live entertainment come together in this 35,000-square-foot arena which gives you not only a look back in history but a chance to change it! The battle between the North and the South comes alive through performances by graceful Southern belles, roguish gentlemen and more than thirty amazing horses. The theater seats 1,000 and features an action-packed show that will have you shouting along and cheering your side between bites.

Head over to the Music City Center Complex for one of the most unique live entertainment experiences ever you won't want to miss The Haygoods. The cast is made up of eight siblings ranging in age from 10 to 26. With over 6,000 performances before almost 2 million audience members, this family has it all. The show combines pyrotechnics, modern stage sets and lighting with more than 20 instruments to provide the audience with an unforgettable one-of-a-kind show. From guitars to fiddles, tap dancing to melodic harmony topped off with high-flying acrobatics, this family knows how to put on a fabulous show with masterful performances that will keep you talking for weeks to come!

Variety really is the name of the game at the Branson Variety Theater. Featuring hits from Cats, Cabaret, Chicago and many others, Broadway! The Star-Spangled Celebration comes direct to you from London with a fun-filled and exciting performance. Or you can head back in time with the velvety voices of yesteryear with The Rat Pack, Live from Las Vegas. The Branson Variety Theater features the best in traditional Broadway hits and a variety of music and shows throughout the year.

If magic's your cup of tea you'll want to make your next stop the Kirby VanBurch Show. Known far and wide as "The Prince of Magic," Kirby VanBurch, will leave you in awe with his stunning magic acts that include a tiger, lion, panther and more. There's never a dull moment during this extraordinary show featuring amazing stage sets, beautiful dancers, dazzling costumes and stunts that are sure to leave you with goosebumps.

For those looking for a faith-based experience while in the Ozarks, Sight & Sound Theatre Branson offers a variety of popular show options. From engaging stories such as Noah being brought to life to general celebrations of the lord that include Miracle of Christmas, there are numerous options for faith-based entertainment.

Have you always dreamed of seeing Elvis, Liberace, Frank Sinatra or Marilyn Monroe live on stage? Well here's your chance at Legends in Condert. The outstanding cast of Legends in Concert brings these stars to life right before your eyes and you'll find yourself wondering if they're the real thing! All original performances backed by a live band mean you'll never see lip synching and you'll be amazed that the performers not only look like the stars you love but sound just like them too! Some of the "stars" that can be seen here include Elvis, Garth Brooks, The Blues Brothers, Celine Dion, Charlie Daniels, Diana Ross, Faith Hill, Janet Jackson, Buddy Holly and Rod Stewart. With a rotating lineup, you never know who you'll find gracing the stage but you can be sure it will be one of the most entertaining shows you've ever seen.

With shows that are sure to please any audience you can't go wrong in Branson. You'll be amazed by performances of musicians of the past and present along with magicians and comedians. The choices seem endless for live entertainment and they keep audiences coming back year after year to see their favorites and those they've never seen before.

Miracle of Christmas at Sight & Sound Theatre Branson
Best show of the trip for me--fantastic theater. The cast was marvelous--just a wonderful time experiencing the true christmas story. The decorations in the lobby were breathtaking! Awesome experience for our first night in branson.
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-- Janette Turner - Brandon, MS
Legends in Concert
Absolutely a great show for the entire family. My teens even enjoyed the show eventhough some of the acts were way before their time. Well worth the time and money. Will see again if we ever get a chance!!!
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The Haygoods
This family is our all time favorite. We have seen them twice, and plan on going to their show every time we come down to branson. They are such a blessing.
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-- Robert Krusemark - Perham, MN
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