What's New in Branson 2019
The 2019 season in Branson, MO is set to be one of the biggest and best of all time! There are so many new things going on, from Up Close and limited engagement concerts to new festivals and events. Do not miss out on everything great that Branson has to offer during 2019!
New Events, Festivals & Shows at Silver Dollar City
Silver Dollar City is Branson’s beloved amusement park featuring everything from awesome rides to vendors offering up delicious treats. For the 2019 season, there are several new things to see and do! This season really focuses on festivals and concerts to provide year-round entertainment. There are new events such as the Echo Hollow & Saloon Show, and events like the brand new Country Music Days featuring great country music and Saturday Night Celebrity concerts which bring your favorite artists to the Ozarks! The new Harvest Festival featuring Craft Days and Pumpkin Nights also kicks off this year! During this beloved seasonal festival, guests will be able to enjoy a new lumberjack show as well as pumpkin-themed events. There are also new shows to be seen such as Reuben’s Swashbuckling Adventure and Kid Magic. The 2019 Festival of Wonder is also fantastic this year, and guests can see new shows with Phoenix Fire, Harp Extreme, and a revamped CirqUnique performance.
New Activities & Exhibits at Branson's Wild World
Branson's Wild World is the Ozarks' most beloved animal park and aquarium. Wild World is home to a variety of awesome animals including wolves, stingrays, sharks, and a gorgeous sea turtle! Guests can feed these animals, participate in fun blacklight mini golf, and enjoy making family memories. In March of 2019, guests will also be able to visit the Living Dinosaurs exhibit which is comprised of animatronics, statues, and a dazzling water feature. There will also be a brand new five-minute escape game, The Curse of the Mummy, as well as the renovations done to revamp the center. Do not miss out on everything new and amazing for Branson's Wild World's 2019 season!
'On Ice' Shows at Andy Williams
Brand new for the 2019 season, guests can head to the Andy Williams Performing Arts Center to experience fantastic 'on ice' shows. This classic stage transforms into a cool ice skating rink to accommodate these amazing shows. See dazzling costumes, live ice skating stunts, and awesome music!
- Cinderella on Ice (summer 2019): See the classic story of Cinderella played out before you at Cinderella on Ice. The stage truly transforms into a unique set as beautiful costuming and talented ice skaters bring this classic fairytale to life right before your eyes. This family-friendly show is a great addition to your Branson summer vacation.
- Celebration on Ice (November 2019): Hear amazing music with 5th Dimension with Celebration on Ice. Guests will be able to enjoy classic motown-style music and hear songs from beloved artists like Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, and of course 5th Dimension classics such as 'Up, Up and Away' and 'Aquarius'.
These shows are totally unique and truly bring awesome talent and skill to the Branson stage.
Up Close Concerts
Each year, there is a multitude of amazing limited engagement concerts brought to the Ozarks. The Up Close Concert series is one of the most popular entertainment features in Branson and has seen many talented artists, comedians, and musicians. The 2019 season is fantastic, allowing guests to see performances from some of their favorite celebs.
- Friends! The Musical Parody (April 7, 2019)
- Ronnie McDowell (April 11, 2019)
- Howie Mandel (May 3, 2019)
- Vicki Lawrence and Mama (May 12, 2019)
- Billy Dean & Darryl Worley (May 18, 2019)
- Tommy James & The Shondells (May 25, 2019)
- The Platters (October 9, 2019)
- Gary Lewis & The Playboys and Dennis Tufano (October 12, 2019)
- Moe Bandy (October 16, 2019)
- Hermans Hermits (October 18, 2019)
- Mel Tillis Jr (October 23, 2019)
- Lee Greenwood (November 10, 2019)
- TG Sheppard (November 13, 2019)
- Crystal Gayle (November 20, 2019)
Limited Engagement Shows at the Mansion Theater
The Mansion Theater also sees its fair share of limited engagement shows. The 2019 season offers up some fantastic performances from some great artists, so do not miss out!
- Gene Watson (October 18, 2019 & November 8, 2019)
- Johnny Mathis Christmas (November 22, 2019 & November 23, 2019)
Samson at Sight and Sound Theatres Branson
2019 is the last season to see Samson at Sight and Sound! With so many amazing shows and entertainment options, Sight and Sound brings together everything the Ozarks are known for - quality entertainment, family-friendly atmosphere, and unique storytelling. The theater itself is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, and you are sure to be impressed as the story of Samson unfolds right before your eyes. Watch in awe as Samson wrestles a lion, conquers armies, and follows the path set forth to him by God. The entire family is sure to have an amazing time at this memorable show. Also returning for the 2019 season is the beloved Miracle of Christmas show. This production showcases the birth of Christ and the true reason for Christmas using all of the amazing effects Sight & Sound is known for.