Spring Break in Branson, Missouri

Silver Dollar CityFamilies making their way to the Ozarks for Spring Break will have their choice of fantastic family-friendly Branson activities, but there is none better than Silver Dollar City’s Family Spring Break Days!

Opening March 14 for Family Spring Break Days, Silver Dollar City presents Branson visitors with the season’s first opportunities to ride Outlaw Run, named Best New Ride of 2013 worldwide, in addition to 30 incredible rides and attractions. SilverDollarCity is complete with explosive coasters, family rides including the Electro-Spin disk ride, and outstanding entertainment. Comedian and juggler Mike Bliss in addition to bluegrass/country music groups will be featured during the park’s Family Spring Break Days, guaranteeing families a day filled with music, thrills, and excitement! The official dates for Silver Dollar City’s Family Spring Break Days are as follows: March 14-16, 19-23, 27-28 & 30, 2014. For more information or tickets to Silver Dollar City please visit http://www.bransonshows.com/activity/SilverDollarCity.cfm

While staying in Branson, take advantage of the wide selection of hotels offered. Westgate Branson Woods, La Quinta Inn & Suites are just a couple of Branson area hotels featuring indoor pools, a favorite among families.

Lastly, no trip to Branson would be complete without a little shopping excursion! Families vacationing in Branson for Spring Break can shop ’till they drop at one of the many outlet malls in the area featuring Spring Break specials and deals! Tanger Outlet has fashions for the whole family, from The Children’s Place to Gap Outlet, making it a perfect pit stop to do some retail therapy!

What are you waiting for? Pack up the family and head on out to Branson, Missouri for a Spring Break your family won’t soon forget!

For more information about Branson, things to do, and places to stay visit http://www.bransonshows.com/

New Additions to Branson in 2014

2014 is going to be a year of many changes for the Live Entertainment Capital of the World! New shows, new attractions, and new rides are all in store for Branson during this upcoming year. Branson Shows Blog is keeping up-to-date on these new developments and letting Branson lovers know what they can expect for 2014!

New ShowsDublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

Dublin’s Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies
The 12 Irish Tenors broke hearts all across Branson in 2013 when they told fans that they would not be returning for another season, but admirers of the handsome group need not despair; in 2014 five of the lads now known as “Dublin’s Irish Tenors” will once again grace the stage at King’s Castle Theatre in Branson and this time they’re bringing some special guests along!

New to Branson in 2014, Dublin’s Irish Tenors with special guests The Celtic ladies will bring audiences beautifully blended harmonies alongside Irish elements of music and dance! Audience members will be captivated by the tenor’s radiant smiles and mesmerizing harmonies as they melt hearts performing timeless hits such as “Danny Boy”, “Hey Jude”, and many more! Joining the company of this good-looking group, the Celtic Ladies proudly hold their own! Audiences will fall in love with this gorgeous group of lasses as they perform the finest mix of traditional Irish tunes, adult contemporary and beloved classics such as “Scarborough Fair”, “Ticket to Ride”, and more! No strangers to the spotlight, the Celtic Ladies have performed with the likes of Santana, Rihanna, and Rod Stewart at the 150th anniversary of the Sporting Summer Festival in Monte Carlo!

Dublin’s Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies will perfectly blend together traditional Irish melodies along with a hot new stage production, something that Branson visitors will not want to miss!

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Over 800,000 audience members have enjoyed the inspirational story of Jonah at Sight & Sound Theatres in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and in 2014 this epic production is due to begin in Branson, Missouri!

Opening March 22 at Sight & Sound Theatre, Jonah tells the Biblical story of one man’s tribulation and God’s grace and everlasting love—all the tune of a $3 million production value! Audiences will be immersed in the larger-than-life tale of Jonah as they witness the hero’s journey take him through a terrifying storm, a fishy encounter of massive proportions, his new life in a corrupt empire, and his internal battle as he learns to trust the Lord.

Dazzling audiences with state-of-the-art special effects, original music, and spectacular staging, Jonah at Sight & Sound Theatres in Branson is a definite must-see show for 2014!

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Featuring world renowned illusionists Dave & Denise Hamner, Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show is one of Branson’s most anticipated new shows in 2014!

Best known for their one-of-a-kind act, The Hamners have performed throughout the entire country including Las Vegas, Disneyland, and Hollywood’s MagicCastle, and now proudly present their newest stage production complete with comedy, singing, dancing, magic, and a heartfelt veteran’s tribute. The show will be premiering at Hamners’ Variety Theater (formerly Hamner Barber Theater) in 2014 and show creator Dave Hamner vows to amaze audiences with unbelievable illusions, close up magic, Russian acrobatics, impressions, and even a few surprises. Audiences of all ages are welcome to come see the spectacular wonderments at Hamner’s Unbelievable Variety Show in Branson, Missouri!

New Attractions

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In January 2014 the Branson Titanic will feature a newly added major themed exhibit, for the first time anywhere, introducing visitors to the eight heroic musicians who played on board the Titanic as it sank. These brave men played music, intending to calm passengers, for as long as they possibly could and went down with the ship when it went under, losing their lives. The stories of their bravery have captured the spirit of courage, duty, and self-sacrifice honored at the Branson Titanic and this awe-inspiring tribute will be something that you won’t forget.

Get more information about this new exhibit and other events hosted by the Branson Titanic years year here.

New Rides

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Coming to White Water in mid-May 2014 is the $1.7 million thrill ride, Ka Pau. This new ride at the well-known Branson water park boasts a staggering tower height of 40 feet, two encapsulated slides whose bottom drops out, creating a free-fall drop for the rider at 70 degrees at 26 feet per second (that’s 18 miles per hour) through a looping 240-foot translucent waterslide, before spitting them out into a pool of water. This rocket-like plunge is complete with an AquaLaunch trap door and has an impressive water flow of 1,000 gallons per minute! This thrill ride is guaranteed to go beyond any ride constructed at the tropical theme park in Branson and families will not want to miss out on their chance to take the plunge at Ka Pau!

New Themes

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Silver Dollar City
When the theme park opens this coming March, it will open with a brand new theme and an upcoming new festival. “Celebrate America,” says the theme park, and this new theme will bring in several new attractions and rides. General Manager Brad Thomas says they hope that every day, all summer long it feels like you are visiting Silver Dollar City on the Fourth of July with red, white, and blue coloring everything! Along with this new theme, the park will replace its long-running “KidsFest” with a brand new summer festival called “Star-Spangled Summer,” which will feature illusionist Brad Ross, as well as Olympic athletes performing stunts on trampolines. This festival makes it the perfect time to celebrate an all-American summer with your family!

For more information about these new developments, shows, attractions, and places to stay in Branson please visit http://www.bransonshows.com/

New Exhibit and Events at Titanic Musuem

TitanicWhen visiting Branson this holiday season, be sure to make a trip to the world famous Titanic Museum—the world’s largest museum attraction! Guests visiting the interactive museum will have an opportunity to walk the grand staircase, steer the ship, learn to send an SOS signal, and even touch an iceberg during this two-hour walk through experience!

As the winner of the 2012 and 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, the Titanic Museum in Branson promises Branson visitors an unforgettable trip back in time as they explore a number of exhibits and over 400 authentic artifacts.

In addition to the museum’s already stellar exhibits, the Titanic Museum will be presenting a new, world exclusive exhibit in 2014! Starting on Friday, January 10, 2014 the Titanic Museum will be home to a new exhibit featuring a beautiful exploration of the lives of the ship’s eight heroic musicians. The exhibit will take an in depth look at the musician’s lives, loves, and legacies and promises to be a powerful and moving display of the valiant men’s lives.

March 15th – March 22nd the museum will host the 2nd Annual Titanic Author’s Week! Praised authors of Titanic historical books and novels will make a public appearance on Saturday, March 15th through Saturday March 22nd at the museum from 10am – 5pm. Titanic fans and enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet these celebrated authors during this book-signing event.

For more information about the Titanic Museum in Branson, please visit http://www.bransonshows.com/activity/Titanic.cfmTitanic