Happy New Year’s Eve from Branson Shows!

nye2014All of us here at Branson Shows want to wish you a very safe and happy New Year’s Eve! We hope you had a wonderful 2014 and have an even better 2015!

For all you last minute planners, check out this blog post for some exciting ways to welcome the new year in Branson tonight!

New Year’s Eve in Branson? I think yes.

If you still don’t have plans for New Year’s Eve, consider welcoming 2015 alongside the Branson community and its many talented entertainers.

There are several different theaters putting on special New Year’s Eve shows and events complete with party favors, fireworks, cash bars, delicious dining, live countdowns and even a ball or two dropping!

Branson is the perfect place to spend New Year’s Eve, so check out the many fun events in town.

Read my previous blogs “5 New Year’s Eve Events in Branson You Don’t Want to Miss” and “6 Incredible New Year’s Eve Shows in Branson” for all the details!

Learn to Make Your Own NYE Appetizers and Cocktails at Big Cedar Lodge

If you’re planning on hosting your own New Year’s Eve party this year, check out the New Years Eve Party Cooking 101 class at Big Cedar Lodge.

The lodge regularly features unique cooking classes to offer guests easy and delicious solutions in the kitchen at home and this class is perfect for a DIY New Year’s Eve party.

The cooking class, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 20 from 11 a.m.- noon will feature tips and great recipes for delicious party appetizers and perfect champagne cocktails. It will be held in the Lakeview Room at Grandview Conference Center.

Reservations are required for this class, so call Guest Services at 417-335-2777 to reserve your spot today!

Ring in the new year with fantastic homemade cocktails, appetizers and your friends and family with Big Cedar Lodge’s New Year’s Eve Party Cooking 101 class.

For more information, please visit www.big-cedar.com.

5 New Year’s Eve Events in Branson You Don’t Want to Miss

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.

6 Incredible New Year’s Eve Shows in Branson

Can you believe it’s almost New Year’s Eve already? I can’t. In fact, I’m in such disbelief, I haven’t made any plans yet! Have you?

If you’re still on the lookout for a fun and exciting way to spend your New Year’s Eve, Branson has a slew of incredible shows lined up for you. Spend the last hours of 2014 enjoying great food and drinks, incredible live entertainment and the joyous sounds of the Branson community in full celebration mode. Check out some of these New Year’s Eve shows in Branson and make it a night you’ll never forget!

The Clay-Goods Jambor-Eve

Wednesday, December 31
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Clay Cooper Theatre
For tickets: http://www.claycoopertheatre.com

Count down to the new year with the Clay Cooper crew and The Haygoods. Join the celebration complete with hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and incredible, fast-paced entertainment. At midnight, toast with a non-alcoholic beverage and watch the balloon drop!

Legends In Concert New Year’s Eve 2014

Wednesday, December 31
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater
For tickets: http://www.bransonshows.com

Spend New Year’s Eve with some of the biggest stars in music history. You’ll enjoy stellar performances from Rod Stewart, Reba McIntire, The Blues Brothers, Nat King Cole and Elvis Presley with special guest Kenny Chesney. Call us here at Branson Shows to learn more about special celebration packages featuring gourmet boxed lunches, party favors and preferred seating. 1-800-987-6298

Grand Jubilee 

Wednesday, December 31
Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Grand Country Music Hall
For tickets: http://www.bransonshows.com


Your New Year’s Eve couldn’t get any more fun and dynamic than when you spend it with the crew of Grand Jubilee. They might as well celebrate New Year’s every show! With incredible variety, mind-blowing talent, larger than life personalities and hilarious comedy, you’ll have a blast welcoming the new year with Grand Jubilee.

Doug Gabriel New Year’s Eve Show

Wednesday, December 31
Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Doug Gabriel Theatre
For tickets: http://www.bransonshows.com

Ring in the new year with Doug Gabriel and his incredible family. At the Doug Gabriel Theatre, they like to go big or go home so you’ll be treated to party favors, cake, drawings a live countdown and fantastic entertainment!

Pierce Arrow New Year’s Eve Show

Wednesday, December 31
Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Pierce Arrow Theater
For tickets: http://www.piercearrowtheater.com

This New Year’s celebration is one you simply can’t miss! Enjoy special party favors for each guest and gourmet boxed lunches from Vasken’s Deli as you sit back and enjoy fabulous entertainment. Incredible vocals, fast-paced action and a live countdown all make the Pierce Arrow Show the perfect way to welcome 2015.

Hamners’ New Year’s Eve Show & Dinner

Wednesday, December 31
Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Hamners’ Variety Theater
For tickets: http://www.bransonshows.com


Get in on the fun at Hamners’ Variety Theater this New Year’s Eve, with unparalleled entertainment featuring comedy, incredible music, unbelievable magic, ventriloquism, amazing acrobats and more! You’ll enjoy delicious food from Qdoba Mexican Grill and at midnight, raise a toast to the new year with a non-alcoholic beverage.