Branson Area Reviews
Branson’s best turn out for 20th Annual ‘Hot Winter Fun Big Show’
Performers from all across Branson, representing at least a dozen acts, turned out Wednesday night for The Branson Show League’s 20th Annual “Hot Winter Fun Big Show,” giving the audience an exciting sample of the talents that can be seen and heard across town everyday. From dancers, singers and musicians to comedians and tribute artists, the production also gave attendees a chance to preview what’s to come for the 2014 season.
Published Thursday, February 13, 2014 - Read This Post
Father/Daughter Valentine’s Dance to be held Saturday February 15...
Most of you gentlemen are no doubt planning something to make your significant others feel loved on February 14 — but on February 15, you have an opportunity to do the same for your daughters. The 3rd Annual Father/Daughter Valentine’s Dance is set for Saturday February 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex.
Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - Read This Post
Legacy of ELVIS Presley LIVES on through Tribute Artist Dean Z
It may be no coincidence that the letters of the name “ELVIS” can be scrambled to say “LIVES.” The legacy of Elvis Presley certainly lives on through the work of Dean Z, a performer who embodies all the stage characteristics of a top-notch Elvis tribute artist. Dean is, after all, a reigning national champion. Dean currently holds the title of the “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist.”
Published Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - Read This Post
Elvis Lives, ‘The Ultimate Tribute Artist Event’ makes its debut ...
The event is a “multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis’ life,” and brings together finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprise’s annual worldwide contest. Each finalist represents Elvis during different stages in his career. Dean Z, the newly crowned 2013 winner of the contest, and Branson Legends in Concert’s resident Elvis, will pay tribute to the 1950’s era.
Published Friday, February 07, 2014 - Read This Post
About Branson, Missouri
With an area of only 20 square miles and a population of just over 10,000, Branson, Missouri may sound like your average Midwest town. But don't let its modest size fool you. Branson has come a long way from its roots as a small community nestled in the Ozark Mountains.
Branson's convenient location in the heart of America is just one of many contributing factors to its rise in popularity. In fact, with over 7.5 million visitors each year, Branson is one of the nation's most popular vacation destinations! And with such a huge variety of things to see and do, it's no wonder visitors come back year after year.
Whether you're drawn to the Branson area for its shows, attractions, dining, and shopping or simply its pristine lakes and rolling hillsides, Branson, Missouri has it all. Including over 50 theaters in Branson (totaling more theater seats than Broadway), theme parks, museums, and tons of other exciting attractions, hundreds of restaurants with every type of cuisine, three outlet shopping malls, and more.
For the outdoor enthusiast, the Branson area boasts two gorgeous lakes with some of the best bass and trout fishing available. Boating, parasailing, swimming, scuba diving, and jet skiing are other popular activities. Those who'd prefer to stay on dry land can try their swing at one of 13 world-class golf courses or even take a walk or trail ride through the beautiful countryside.
The Branson, MO area is also home to a variety of seasonal festivals and events. Craft festivals like Plumb Nellie Days Hillbilly Festival and Craft Show held annually in May and car shows like the Super Summer Cruise held each August, provide fun-filled activities for a whole weekend. Patriotic events like Women's Veterans Week in May and Veteran's Homecoming in November draw thousands to the Branson area for a week's worth of events. One of Branson's best-known festivals, Branson Fest (held in April), allows visitors to sample a variety of live shows and restaurant fare from one convenient location.