Branson, Missouri is the show capital of the Midwest. There are entertaining shows performed morning, afternoon and night. Plus, shows run the gamut of traditional to modern, with a good mix of comedy and storytelling added for good measure. At the heart of it all is family, with shows appealing to those of all ages. Browse our quick guide of Branson shows to get a head start on your ticket needs. Take a seat, sit back and enjoy the show in Branson!
Two Branson shows – Baldknobbers Jamboree and Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama have been performing in Branson for more than 50 years. The Baldknobbers Jamboree continues to draw audiences due to its hee-haw style comedy and mix of classic country songs, today’s hits and patriotic favorites. To hear the true story of the Ozarks, attend the Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama. The homestead is home to historic sites, while the play invokes the emotions of love, loss and hardship found in Harold Bell Wright’s renowned novel of the same name. Presleys’ Jubilee has been entertaining visitors for nearly 50 years, with four generations of the family continuing the legacy of Jubilee – the first show located on the famous “Hwy 76 Strip.” With tickets to this show you’re treated to a one-of-a-kind mix of country, gospel, bluegrass and hilarious comedy.
What do you get when you combine a delicious meal with on-stage entertainment? Branson dinner shows of course! Spending the evening at a Branson dinner show is the perfect way to end the night. Choose from interactive adventure to music and comedy – all served with a delicious meal. Perhaps the most popular is the Dixie Stampede Dinner Show. Watch lumberjacks battle for top of the mountain, horses stampede through equestrian feats and engage in family-friendly competitions. Bring your appetite for the four-course feast of rotisserie chicken, pork loin, creamy vegetable soup, and more. If you’d like to combine your dinner and show with the beauty of the outdoors make reservations for the Showboat Branson Belle. The paddlewheel boat has three grand decks, each offering breathtaking views of Table Rock Lake. Inside, guests are treated to an elegant three-course-feast and patriotic performance showcasing vocalists, an aerial violinist and live band.
Branson continues to appeal to show-goers because of its mix of classic and modern performances. Theaters have ushered in a new wave of entertainment, creating a new score for visitors to enjoy. The Haygoods are at the forefront of this movement; their show consists of five brothers and one sister, all who are incredible talented! Watch as they play 20 different musical instruments, energetically dance across the stage, and dazzle with song selections based on the best of today’s top hits. SIX, a family of six brothers, has a new style of performing too. Listen to their tight harmonies and astonishing vocal feats, all of which are so rich you’ll you’re hearing a full band. Their orchestra of human voices will have you clapping along to renditions of contemporary and doo-wop classics, as well as patriotic and gospel medleys. Sight & Sound Theatres Jonah is an outstanding production – the largest in Branson. Immersive special effects, elaborate staging and expressive original music orchestrate the retelling of the biblical story of Jonah. It’s a story kids can understand and families rejoice in sharing.
Perhaps the most magical time of the year to see shows in Branson is Christmastime. Celebrate an Ozark Mountain Christmas and join in the festive cheer with Branson Christmas shows. Themed on family traditions and the true reasons for the season, these programs are the perfect holiday treat. Dixie Stampede Christmas, Christmas Wonderland, Hughes Brothers Christmas Show, and Andy Williams Christmas Variety Show offer fun family entertainment that will help make your holiday season one to remember.
Throughout the year, special one-night-only performances are held at venues like The Oak Ridge Boys Theatre, Moon River Theater and RFD-TV Theater. Superstars like Wynonna Judd, Neal McCoy, Kenny Rogers, Bill Cosby, Martina McBride, Charlie Daniels, Randy Travis and Clint Black are just a few of the headliners to appear recently. Every season brings new names to the stage, so be sure to check our show schedule frequently for new headliners.