Spring in the Ozarks can be a truly magical time, and now is your chance to experience all it has to offer with an Ozark Mountain Spring. As the trees begin to fill with vibrant greens and the weather warms the lakes of Table Rock and Taneycomo, natural beauty and activity begin to abound. The many popular theaters along the 76 Strip open for the new season, ensuring a variety of live entertainment to visitors, and throughout the area a host of events and festivals are held to celebrate topics every bit as varied as the shows that Branson is famed for. And this is precisely what Ozark Mountain Spring is about; not any one aspect of Branson, but the entirety of the town’s offerings from March to May. So regardless of whether you’d like to participate in world-class fishing, reflect on days gone by or revel in celebration of the now, Ozark Mountain Spring is sure to have at least one activity taking place that will appeal to you! Read on to learn more about some of the more popular events that will be taking place during Ozark Mountain Spring to help in planning your Spring Break in Branson, MO.
Titanic Salutes the Irish (March 1 – March 31)
Throughout the entire month of March, Titanic – World’s Largest Museum Attraction will be placing a focus on the Irish history surrounding the Titanic. From the numerous Irish ports the Titanic stopped at to the role of the Irish in building the Titanic and the Irish passengers that were part of the ship’s ill-fated journey, special exhibits and attractions will touch on every aspect of the Titanic’s Irish experience.
NAIA II Men’s Basketball Tournament (March 11 – March 19)
The NAIA’s thirty-two top teams compete in a single elimination tournament, offering a touch of March Madness to the Branson area. All games are scheduled to be held at the Keeter Gymnasium at College of the Ozarks.
World Fest at Silver Dollar City (April 4 – May 3)
Experience cultures and traditions from around the world at Silver Dollar City as the popular theme park is blessed with acts ranging from Chinese acrobats to Ghana percussionists.
2009 Branson Car Collector Auction (April 17 – April 18)
A classic car auction held annually in Branson. Just a few of this year’s gems are set to include a 1967 Chevrolet Bel Air, 1961 XK 150, and 1940 Ford Woodie Wagon.
3rd Annual Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest (April 18)
Sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., the Legends in Concert’s Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest is an excellent way to both enjoy memories of Elvis and show off your own touching tribute to The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Kewpiesta (April 22 – April 26)
Held at Bonniebrook, home of famed Kewpie doll creator Rose O’Neill, Kewpiesta is an annual celebration of the Kewpie. Enjoy meeting with other fans and even touring Bonniebrook.
Great American Pie Show (April 24 – April 25)
Entering its inaugural year, the Great American Pie Show is just as it sounds – an ode to the American tradition of pie! Numerous activities and competitions are set to be held, with a special guest appearance by the Today Show’s Al Roker.
Branson Air Show (May 8 – May 10)
Another first for Branson in 2009, the Branson Air Show will celebrate the opening of the Branson Airport with flight demonstrations, grounded aircraft displays and more.
Learn More About Branson, MO
To learn more about Branson, MO and secure lodging reservations for any of the mentioned dates, either visit www.BransonShows.com or call 1-800-987-6298.