Branson, Missouri is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Ozark Mountain Spring Festival. The festival is scheduled to take place starting March 1st and will run through Memorial Day. In total, more than 35 separate events will be incorporated into Ozark Mountain Spring in Branson.
The Wal-Mart FLW Walleye Tour is the first major event of the year. It will be held March 4-7. Just three days later, the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship will begin at College of the Ozarks. The tournament will tip-off on March 10 and end on March 16th.
The Dick Clark American Bandstand Theater is hosting an Elvis Festival, which will include its “Ultimate Elvis Contest.” The event is slated for April 16-18. The Chateau on the Lake Resort will host the Second Annual Missouri Food & Wine Festival April 23-25. Bonniebrook, home of the American artist Rose O’Neill will be hosting a Kewpie Festival that same weekend.
During 2010, Silver Dollar City will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary. There will be a year-long anniversary celebration, special events, live musical guests, new shows, festivals, and $50,000 giveaway. Silver Dollar City is debuting a new ride in the Spring – “Tom & Huck’s RiverBlast.” During the last weekend of April and first weekend of May, the park will host its Birthday Celebration Weekend. The Ozark Mountain Daredevils are set to perform and the park will be open extended hours.
“See the World in Branson,” an annual springtime event showcasing the vast amount if internationally inspired entertainment, attractions and cuisine available to Branson visitors begins April 2 and will last through the beginning of May.
The Compton Ridge Fiddler’s Convention returns May 13-16. It will feature fiddling jam sessions and performances.