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Ozark Mountain Christmas Nov-Dec The annual Holiday extravaganzawhen
Branson becomes a holiday wonderland with spectacular holidaylighting displays,
Christmas shows, theme parks and show venues deckedout in glorious holiday décor
and special season events!
Branson Area Festival of Lights Nov 1-Jan 2
Drive through holiday displays.
Branson’s 65th Annual Adoration Parade Dec 8
Bringing the communitytogether since 1948, this celebration is one of
Downtown Branson’s mostbeautiful and nostalgic festivals. Don’t miss this lovely
opportunity to celebrate the true reason for the season!
Silver Dollar City's An Old Time Christmas Nov
2-Dec 30 At Branson's world famous 1880s theme park. One of the top 5
Holiday Events in the Country! –Good Morning America. Celebrate the
holidays and create memories amid the glow of more than 4 million brilliant
lights, a 5-story Christmas tree and the awesome Tastes of the Season. Holiday
entertainment includes the musical adaptation of It’s a Wonderful Life,
plus the Broadway style A Dickens Christmas Carol, Frosty and the
famous production of the Living Nativity.
Final Seasons Better see these shows in
2013 because they will no longer be in Branson after this season. With heavy
hearts we will bid adieu to Tony Orlando’ s Great American Christmas, ,Sight &, Sound’s® monumental
Joseph!, (which in 2014 will be replaced by the spectacular Jonah)
the epic Miracle of Christmas, which won't be back until 2015) and The Hamner Barber Variety Show!
Broadway has come to Branson yet again,
with Kenny Rogers' The Toy Shoppe featuring Billy Dean, now playing
Nov/Dec at the Starlite Theatre. , This show is getting ALL the good buzz
The Magic &, Comedy of Taylor Reed has mysteriously vanished, yet will
return in May, 2014…Jim Barber’s departure at the end of the 2013 season
will bring to a close the popular Hamner Barber Variety Show, yet will
give birth to Unbelievable, an ambitious new production starring
award-winning magicians The Hamners. , Wings of Christmas will still
star the dynamic duo Nov &, Dec.
In addition to Branson's over 100 regular
shows, check out the guest stars in town at this time of year!
Nov-Dec—Andy Williams Christmas Show starring The
Osmonds &, The Lennon Sisters at Andy Williams Thtr
Nov/Dec—Daniel O’Donnell at Andy Williams Thtr
Nov-Dec—The Texas Tenors at Starlite Thtr
Nov-Dec-Larry Gatlin &, the Gratlin Brothers at Starlite Thtre
Nov-Dec-Kenny Rogers Presents The Toy
Shoppe featuring Billy Dean at Starlite Thtre
Nov-Dec—Dinner with Yakov (Smirnoff) at Yakov Thtr
Nov-Dec—Miracle of Christmas at Sight &, Sound Thtr
Nov-Dec-Wings of Christmas at Hamner Barber Thtr
Nov 5-Nov 28—Tony Orlando’s Christmas Celebration at
Nov 1-3, 6-8, 13-15—The Oak Ridge Boys at The Oak Ridge
Nov 1, 21-22—Neal McCoy at The Oak Ridge Boys Thtr
Nov 15-16 , Johnny Mathis at The Oak Ridge Boys Thtr
Nov 17—Ricky Skaggs &, Kentucky Thunder at RFD-TV Thtr
Nov 17—Steve Wariner &, Jeannie Seely at RFD-TV Thtr
Nov 21—Terry Bradshaw Boys &, Girls Club Event, Hilton
Branson Conv. Ctr
Nov 23—Sawyer Brown at The Oak Ridge Boys Thtr
Nov 24—The Vogues, Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius at
the RFD-TV Thtr
Dec 31 NEW YEARS EVE SHOWS
Check theaters for complete listings
Doug Gabriel’s #1 Hits Tribute 9p Doug
Grand Jubilee 9p Grand Country Thtr
Hamner Barber Wings of Christmas 9p Hamner/Barber Thtr
The Haygoods 9p RFD-TV Thtr
Hughes Brothers Christmas Show 9p Hughes Bros. Thtr.
The Jim Stafford Rockin’ Comedy Show 9p Jim Stafford Thtr
Kirby Vanburch Magic 9p Kirby VanBurch Thtr
Legends in Concert 3pm, 9p Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Thtr
Pierce Arrow 9p Pierce Arrow Thtr
3 Redneck Tenors 9p Americana Thtr
Take it to the Limit 8p Tribute Thtr
The Veterans Museum was closed temporarily, yet has now reopened…)…Southwest Airlines now flies right into Branson
(BKG)…new attractions include Parakeet Pete Zipline (which sails into
Lake Taneycomo), Explore Space, and Branson Segway &, Adventure Center…
Silver Dollar City’s new $10 million wooden roller coaster Outlaw Run
won 2013 Best New Ride in the theme park industry at the industry’s “Golden
Ticket” Awards in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Branson Lodging Newsflash! Branson’s
beautiful Welk Resort has announced the completion of their exciting
multimillion dollar hotel renovation! The renovations include too many plush
amenities to list. These major add-ons all come with Welk’s state-of-the-art
Splash-tacular Water Park and abundant family activity centers, plus the
lodging’s theater—home to the enormously popular Price is Right Live! and
Tony Orlando’s farewell concert season! (See
p. 7) Elsewhere in Branson’s lodging news—Branson Has 3 Comfort Inn “Hotel of
the Year” Finalists! For the second year in a row, Branson’s three Comfort
Inns have been selected as the three finalists for Choice Hotels’s International
2013 “Hotel of the Year” for the Comfort Inn brand, The Comfort Inn &,
Suites, Comfort Inn at Thousand Hills and the Comfort West.
All three are locally owned by Branson’s Myer family.
• Joey Riley multi-talented comedian and musician who for decades
remained a Branson favorite, died July 19 from Stage IV colon cancer. Joey
in the Mickey Gilley Show for twenty years, before joining Clay Cooper’s Country
Music Express, as well as starring in his own show at Music City Centre.
A native of Wylie, Texas, Joey’s career began at the Wylie Opry. Playing steel
guitar, fiddle, and comedy, Joey began touring at the age of 17 and came to
Branson with the Texas Gold Miners. Joey’s singing, his funny faces,
laugh-out-loud comedy, wild eyes and crazy antics made him one of Branson’s most
popular entertainers. Joey his survived by his wife Kelli. He was 43.
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