SDC's Festival of Wonder Debuts in Branson

By: Kerry Pearson Publish Date: April 17, 2017 If you haven’t heard by now, Silver Dollar City has just upped their game by adding an all-new festival to their lineup. Until April 30, you can enjoy the “Festival of Wonder” experience at the 1880’s themed park. This festival has been well received by visitors already and it&rsq...details »

Big Changes Bring New Fun on the Showboat Branson Belle

By: Kerry Pearson Publish Date: April 3, 2017 Since 1995, families have enjoyed the Showboat Branson Belle dinner cruise on beautiful Table Rock Lake . From the entertainment and food to the overall experience, this attraction has given thousands of visitors lasting memories of their vacation in Branson. Recently, the 278-foot paddle-wheeler underwe...details »

Drive, Float and Fly in Branson

By: Kerry Pearson Publish Date: March 13, 2017 When vacationing to Branson, chances are you haven’t fully seen the beautiful landscape of the Ozarks or some of the local’s favorite spots in the area. After you have seen the  shows , take some time to go exploring around the area in a fun, new way. If you enjoy beautiful scenery and ...details »

What's New for 2017

By: Michael Ayo Publish Date: March 9, 2017 Another new year brings more exciting changes to the wonderful town of Branson. With several new shows being added and exciting attractions being built, it’s hard not to have an incredible time while on vacation. From Silver Dollar City to Promised Land Zoo, be amazed at what new things are in store. ...details »

Don't Miss the Temptations at Legends in Concert

By: Michael Ayo, Kerry Pearson and Bethany Shaw Publish Date: February 27, 2017 Choose Branson met up backstage with the Temptations from "Legends in Concert" to talk about what it is like performing in the show. The group talked about their musical past as it relates to the original Tempatations and what their favorite parts of the show are....details »

Explore the Ozark Caves

By: Michael Ayo Publish Date: January 23, 2017 The vast Ozark landscape is filled with many explored, and perhaps unexplored, caves. With all the shows and attractions constantly running in Branson, it may be easy to forget about the beautiful cave tours offered in the Branson area. There are three caves in particular that offer tours throughout...details »

Sign Up for the Choose Branson Monthly Newsletter

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George Dyer is Lighting up Mickey Gilley's

By: Michael Ayo, Kerry Pearson and Bethany Shaw ​Publish Date: June 27, 2016 George Dyer has a new home in Branson, and he met Choose Branson there to talk about his 2016 season. Dyer talked about the different kinds of music you can expect to hear from his show and what he likes most about performing in Branson. George Dyer is in his first season at...details »

Branson History

Staff Report - The city of Branson, MO is named after Ruben Branson. Branson was an entrepreneur who came to Taney County in the early 1880's and opened a general store along the White River (what is now Lake Taneycomo). - Branson was officially incorporated as a town on April 1, 1912, at which time there were 1,200 residents. - Construc...details »

Branson 101

Staff Report - Today, Branson has more than 50 theaters located throughout town. Collectively, Branson has more theater seats than Broadway in New York City. - During the 2015 census, the population of Branson totaled 11,431. - At any given moment during the busy season, Branson can have more than 100,000 visitors. - According to TripAdvisor, ...details »