National Kids Fest
June 7, 2008 – August 10, 2008
Times: Open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Silver Dollar City
Kids’ Fest presents an all-new show: The Magic of Peter Gossamer, Circus of the Century on Ice, a circus-themed show with a cool twist for summer – playful animals and clowns on ice. Also a Kid Concoctions creativity center where kids can make their own Gooey Gunk or Splongee Balls, or learn to make a volcano, from the acclaimed Kid Concoctions books and television show.
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First Saturday Night Art Walk
August 2, 2008
Times: 4-9pm
Location: Downtown Branson
Phone: (417) 335-5088
Here’s a chance for locals and vistors alike to discover one of a kind finds by artists in downtown studios, galleries and stores. Be sure to bring your walking shoes, then follow the map to visit all displays throughout downtown. Art walk maps available at Euro Cafe & Creamery and Premier Gallery to help guide you through the downtown area and ensure you don’t miss any of the unique art displays.
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AREA ’57 CRUISE IN & Drive-In Movie Night
August 2, 2008
Location: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Complex
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12th Annual Shepherd Summer Cruise
August 9, 2008
Times: 11:15pm – 11:45pm
Location: The corner of Gretna Road and Hwy 76
Phone: (417) 334-9500
Admission: Free
The Titanic Museum Attraction presents a Shepherd Summer Cruise, entertainment special featuring the famous Liverpool Legends. One of the prime, parade observation locations will be from the Titanic Museum Attraction’s parking lot. All are welcome to watch the passing parade and to enjoy a pre-parade Beatles Concert featuring The Liverpool Legends, live, on Titanic’s Bow.
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Branson Summer Cruise In & Drive-In Movie Night
August 9, 2008
Location: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Complex
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WORST FILMS EVER – Film Festival
August 15, 2008 – August 16, 2008
Location: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Complex
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Branson Area Business Expo
August 21, 2008
Times: 12 – 6 p.m.
Email: ljohnson@bransoncvb.com
Location: Hilton Branson Convention Center
Phone: 417-334-4084 ext 314
Admission: Free
FREE Workshop “Retaining Talent” provided by Ozark Technical College 2-3pm
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20th annual Downtown Branson Fiddle Festival
August 23, 2008
Times: Music begins at 10 am
Location: Downtown Branson
Phone: 417-334-1548
Admission: Free
Featuring a Celebrity Pie Contest and—for the first time—free admission to all performances!
This year, there will be performances throughout the day on street corners in historic downtown Branson along with sidewalk sales and traditional Main Street shopping. Just down the street, Branson Landing’s Town Square will be the site for the competition.Competition will be in five divisions: ages nine and younger, age 10 through 16, age 60 and older, an open category for any age and the new “Cross Tuning” category. More than $4,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded.
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Southern Gospel Picnic
August 28, 2008 – September 7, 2008
Times: Open daily from10 a.m.-6 p.m. August 30 & 31 open 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Silver Dollar City
Phone: 800-475-9370
The popular Southern Gospel Picnic returns with more glorious gospel music from some of the top names in Southern Gospel music, and a picnic feast of Chicken & Fixin’s. See hundreds of performances from the top names in southern gospel music! The heavens will resound with the sweet sounds of your favorite southern gospel groups on stages throughout the park by day. Then Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre will be serenaded with music from the famed Southern Gospel Nights concert series each evening.
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Greater Ozarks Pontiac Club Regional Car Show
August 30, 2008
Location: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Complex

Information courtesy of Branson Chamber of Commerce