Spend New Year’s Eve in Branson, where the celebrations are bigger and better. There’s always something fun for everyone and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Check out these five incredible events and welcome 2015 with the Branson community.
Ring in the New Year at Big Cedar and Top of the Rock
Wednesday, Dec. 31, times and prices vary based on event, Big Cedar Lodge, 612 Devil’s Pool Rd., Ridgedale, Mo., 417-335-2777, http://www.big-cedar.com. Reservations required.
There is SO MUCH going on at Big Cedar Lodge this year for New Year’s Eve, but every option is simply fantastic. Join the celebration at one of Big Cedar’s delicious restaurants, The Worman House, Devil’s Pool Restaurant or Buzzard Bar, as each one serves up a delectable meal. Ring in the new year with a complimentary champagne toast at The Worman House, the special holiday creations of the chef at Devil’s Pool Restaurant or live entertainment from Clay Self at the Buzzard Bar. Top of the Rock’s Osage Restaurant will also be serving up guest favorites before a magnificent fireworks display. Looking for a kid friendly celebration? Big Cedar has that too. Attend the Disney Bash, where children are invited to dress as their favorite Disney character for an evening of exciting games and an incredible fireworks show to end the night. Teens will enjoy a blacklight skating party at Skate World before heading back to the lodge for the fireworks show.
New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dancing at the Keeter Center
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m., $45, The Keeter Center, 1 Opportunity Ave., Point Lookout, Mo., 417-335-1900, http://www.keetercenter.edu. Reservations required.
Dine on a farm-to-fork inspired four-course meal at The Keeter Center featuring delicious foods like Shrimp Cocktail Calypso, Baked Stuffed Dates, Holiday Spinach Salad, KC Strip, Atlantic Halibut and more. Top it off with sweet desserts like Chocolate Soufflé, Blackberry Napoleon and Salted Caramel and Bobcat Crunch ice cream or Raspberry Lemon Sorbet. After an incredible meal enjoy dancing, live music and a sparkling cider toast for a picture perfect way to close out 2014.
Slide into the New Year at Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m., $30 for one person, $100 for 4 people, $130 for 5-6 people, Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark, 3001 Green Mountain Drive, Branson, Mo., 1-888-273-3919, http://www.CastleRockBranson.com. Reservations required.
Start your new year off with incredible, splashtacular fun with one of the area’s most unique New Year celebrations at Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark. Bring your family out for the 6th annual New Year’s Eve Party and enjoy great music and DJ karaoke, a mouth-watering buffet and beverages, crazy cool prizes, fun games for the kids and party favors for each guest. Capture timeless memories of your one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve celebration with the photo booth onsite before ringing in the new year with a beach ball drop at midnight.
Rowdy Beaver’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $25, The Rowdy Beaver Restaurant & Tavern, 1810 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson, Mo., 417-334-7409, http://www.rowdybeaver.com.
Live entertainment, good company, delicious food and cold brews. That’s what you’ll find at the Rowdy Beaver this New Year’s Eve. The Eagles tribute band Take It To The Limit will be the highlight of the entertainment, featuring dance music and other covers to get the party started. You’re guaranteed a good time as you enjoy a champagne toast at midnight and a hearty breakfast buffet at 12:30 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks Display at Chateau on the Lake
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 7 p.m., package price is based on the selected room type, Chateau on the Lake, 415 North State Highway 265, Branson, Mo., 417-334-1161, http://www.chateauonthelake.com. Reservations required.
Book a stay at the beautiful Chateau on the Lake and enjoy a luxurious New Year’s Eve celebration. Staff will provide complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a delicious three course meal and party favors for each guest. The amazing Liverpool Legends will take the stage at 9 p.m. and start the party with some of the Beatles’ greatest hits. Welcome 2015 with a balloon drop and a champagne toast complimented by an incredible fireworks display.