What's New in Branson for 2010
From brand new activities to fresh additions to your favorite Branson attractions, you will find lots of new shows, activities, and more to enjoy this season. Check back often as we will be adding to the list as the season comes closer.
Branson Zipline and Canopy Tour: Branson's first zipline and canopy tour is set to open in spring of 2010. Featuring multiple lines and suspension bridges, the zipline and canopy tour is sure to be a hit in Branson for the summer. This thrilling outdoor adventure combines the excitement of flying through the air with an educational and beautiful ecological experience. The Branson zipline is sure to thrill every visitor!
"I Pilot" Adventure: The "I Pilot" Adventure in Branson takes your sightseeing helicopter tour of Branson to a new level by letting you take control of the helicopter in the skies over Branson. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that provides you not only with wonderful aerial views of the famous Branson sights like the Branson Strip, and at the same time also gives you an informative, educational, and thrilling experience in helicopter flight. Give yourself an experience you won't soon forget with the "I Pilot" Adventure in Branson!
The Cat's Pajamas Vocal Band: The Cat's Pajamas has been making waves throughout the country with their amazing vocal talent, and they will be showcasing their talent in Branson, MO throughout 2010! The Cat's Pajamas is a popular quartet that has reached the Top 30 in The Next Great American Band, the Top 10 in the National Oreo Cookie Jingle Competition, and was featured on NBC's America's Got Talent. With their amazing vocals and their enigmatic personalities, The Cat's Pajama's puts on quite a show. Now you can enjoy this award-winning quartet at the beautiful Dutton Family Theater.
Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show: Vicki Lawence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter on your trip to Branson. This hilarious show features the amazing comic talents of Emmy Award-winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence, who is best known for role in the hit TV show, "Carol Burnett Show." Vicki takes on the roles of herself and the lovable character of "Mama" for a hilarious look at real life from two very different perspectives, making for an unforgettable two nights of comedy in Branson this May.
Shake Rattle & Roll The Best Hits of the 50's: Rock the evening away in Branson at Shake, Rattle, and Roll The Best Hits of the 50's. This exciting show transports you to yesteryear with a trip down rock 'n roll's memory lane. During the show, a variety of hits from the 50's will be performed for ane experience that will take you back to a time of poodle skirts and bobby socks.
Legend of Kung Fu: Having gained international acclaim at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Legend of Kung Fu brings an action-packed tale of honor and redemption to Branson complete with first-rate displays of martial arts. In total, Legend of Kung Fu has visited more than 3,000 locations around the world and is considered the longest running show in China, and now you will have the opportunity to be a part of this remarkable experience in Branson throughout 2010!
Jeerk: From Sweeden, Jeerk offers a high-energy, percussive performance that combines musical artistry with impromptu creativity. Whether the group is coming together seamlessly on drums or with a hockey stick and lunch box, intricate rhythms and a lively stage show will combine for a one-of-a-kind performance in the Ozarks.
Silver Dollar City: Branson's only theme park will debut a new ride as soon as the weather warms up for the summer. The Tom and Huck RiverBlast is one of the first rides of its kind in the U.S. This exciting water ride features rafts that are equipped with water blasters, allowing riders to shoot other raft riders and onlookers. As a ride sure to get you soaked, it is the perfect way to cool off during a hot Missouri summer. In addition, Silver Dollar City will celebrate its 50th birthday in 2010, and the entire season will feature various celebrations and special events.
Additional News and Notes
After a paralyzing injury in Summer 2009, Mickey Gilley plans to return to the Mickey Gilley Theater in Branson in April of 2010. The singer continues to improve and hopes to make a full recovery. Check back soon for his 2010 schedule.
The Roy "Dusty" Rogers, Jr. and High Riders show will move to the Mickey Gilley Theater in 2010. Formerly, the show played at the Roy Rogers — Dale Evans Museum, which closed after the 2009 season.
We are excited to see what Branson has in store for 2010, so check back often to find more new Branson activities to check out in the upcoming year.