Branson in May Offers Grand Openings, Festivals and Limited Engagements

The weather isn’t the only thing warming up in the Ozarks as the beginning of May is set to see a variety of special events in Branson, offering the perfect time to get out and experience the varied entertainment and natural beauty of the area. From internationally known musicians and comedians to festivals and grand openings, it is all taking place within the next few weeks, so read on now and put the final touches on your next visit to Branson, MO!

Kenny G – April 24, 2010

He has sold over 75 million albums worldwide, and now you can see him live in Branson, MO for one night only! Kenny G has impressed the masses with his abilities and feats on the Alto and Tenor saxophone, including his still-standing world record for playing the longest continuous note on a sax. Throughout the night, Kenny’s smooth jazz style will offer the perfect accompaniment to a romantic outing in the Ozarks, though all music fans are encouraged to quickly secure what is left of tickets regardless of your reasons for visiting the area.

Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours – Opens May 1, 2010

Opening May 1, Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours brings an entirely new level of excitement to the area while emphasizing an adventurous look into the Ozarks ecology. A variety of zip line and canopy tour options are featured, ranging from encompassing tours including numerous zip lines and suspension bridges to thrilling zips that will have you soaring over 100 feet above the ground, literally surrounded by the Ozark Mountains canopy. And while we encourage everyone to Soar into Adventure as soon as possible, Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours will be open every day throughout the year!

Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show – May 7 – 8, 2010

With talents too big for one-night only, Vicki Lawrence will be bringing her latest stage show to Branson, MO for both May 7 and 8. Having first found fame on the legendary Carol Burnett Show and later with her own sit-com Mama’s Family, Vicki also experienced a successful music career that included the #1 hit “The Night that the Lights Went Out in Georgia.” Whether familiar with Vicki’s prior work or simply a fan of stand-up, two of the funniest nights Branson has ever seen will be back-to-back at the Mansion Theatre with Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show.

Bluegrass & BBQ at Silver Dollar City – May 13 – 31, 2010

Experience all of the thrill rides, live shows and attractions typically featured at Silver Dollar City along side mouth-watering barbecue and knee-slappin’ bluegrass during the park’s annual Bluegrass & BBQ Festival. Throughout the month, The House of BBQ will serve a variety of barbecue from across the nation as legendary bluegrass artists including Rhonda Vincent, The Grascals, Dailey & Vincent and more visit the park for live performances.

For more general information on the Branson, MO area and to easily place reservations for a wide range of activities, shows, lodging and complete vacation packages, visit

7 thoughts on “Branson in May Offers Grand Openings, Festivals and Limited Engagements”

  1. Wow, it looks like the next month is going to be full of excitement! I’ll have to get some time off to get myself down to Branson.

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