BRANSON EVENTS

BRANSON EVENTS
  • Easter Brunch at Keeter Center
    On-Going Event: 2/21/2019 - 4/21/2019
    Personalized omelets and waffles, hand-cut fresh fruit, domestic and imported cheese, crudites, and made-to-order Caesar salads. Call for reservations. The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Annual Irish Celebration
    On-Going Event: 3/1/2019 - 3/31/2019
    A month-long celebration to honor the 159 Irish passengers and crew that were aboard Titanic. Titanic Museum Attraction, Branson. 800-381-7670  www.titanicbranson.com
  • National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship Tournament
    3/21/2019 - 3/24/2019
    Up to 2,500 archers and 10,000 spectators are expected during this two-day event. Missouri students from 4th through 12th grades will compete. Branson Convention Center, Branson. 800-227-1488  www.mochf.org
  • Ozark Spring Roundup
    3/22/2019 - 3/24/2019
    Shop 90,000 sq. ft. of indoor trade show and many outdoor exhibits. Free attractions including horse demonstrations, cattle handling & more. Free admission and free parking. Fri. & Sat. 10am-6pm and Sun. 10am-3pm.  Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.ozarkempirefair.com
  • Ozark Empire PRCA Pro Rodeo
    3/23/2019 - 3/24/2019
    8pm. Adult admission $15 and child (ages 2-12) $10. VIP $35. Doors open at 6:45pm.  Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.ozarkempirefair.com
  • Annual Buddy Bass Tournament
    3/30/2019 - 3/31/2019
    Sat. 7am-4pm and Sun. 7am-noon. Food, beverages, attendance prizes and plaques provided by Aunt's Creek Area Association. Aunt's Creek RV Park, Table Rock Lake. 417-739-5267  www.auntscreekassociation.org
  • 2019 Kenneth Copeland Branson Victory Campaign
    4/4/2019 - 4/6/2019
    Hosted by Kenneth & Gloria Copeland. Free admission. Register online. Faith Life Church, Branson. 800-600-7395  www.kcm.org
  • Branson International Film Festival
    4/4/2019 - 4/7/2019
    BransonIFF is a Christian, faith-based, family friendly festival. All films will be free of nudity, profanity and sexual content. The Festival is designed to educate, equip and empower Christian Filmmakers from around the world here in the heartland of the United States. White House Theater   www.bransonfilmfestival.com
  • KVD Big Bass Tour
    4/5/2019 - 4/7/2019
    Registration is required. Everyone who is registered will be notified of the start time on the Friday before the tournament. Long Creek Marina, Table Rock Lake. 877-958-8687  www.bigbasstour.com
  • Young Christians Weekend
    4/5/2019 - 4/7/2019
    The ultimate 3-day youth event including inspirational music by live bands, dynamic speakers & sessions, located in a world-class theme park. Featuring For King & Country. Echo Hollow Amphitheatre, Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-417-7770  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • 417 Fashionation
    4/6/2019
    7:30-9:30pm. Featuring a VIP pre-party, fashion show, runway seats, live music, pop-up shops, and more. Tickets required. Springfield Exposition Center, Springfield. 417-881-5300  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Cherry Blossom Kite and Pi¤ata Festival
    4/6/2019
    11am-3pm. Kite-making and flying from the Botanical Center's roof plaza and great lawn. Free event. Kites available for a small fee. Botanical Center at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, Springfield. 417-891-1515  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Show-Me Gourd Art Festival
    4/6/2019 - 4/7/2019
    Sat. 9am-5:30pm and Sun. 10am-3pm. Nationally recognized gourd artists showing and selling, live auction, workshops, competition classes, awards, and more. Adult admission $5 and children under 12 free. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield.   www.showmegourdsociety.com
  • Festival of Wonder
    4/10/2019 - 4/28/2019
    Amazing shows and performances as well as an incredible collection of one-of-a-kind, over-the-top, culinary creations. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Branson Elvis Festival
    4/11/2019 - 4/14/2019
    A festival where fans can become immersed in everything Elvis. The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest takes place April 14 at 7pm where a multitude of exceptional artists will compete for the top prize as they pay tribute to the world's most beloved singer. Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater, Branson. 417-334-4400  www.bransontourismcenter.com
  • Branson.com Honors Purple Heart Recipients
    4/11/2019 - 4/13/2019
    The sole purpose of the event is to specifically remember and honor the sacrifices of those who have been wounded in combat while defending our country and have received the Purple Heart as a result of that service. Branson. 417-334-4400  veterans.branson.com
  • Branson Auto Auction
    4/12/2019 - 4/13/2019
    Branson collector car auction. Fri. 11:30am and Sat. 9:30am. Tickets on sale at the door.  Branson Convention Center, Branson. 800-335-3063  www.bransonauction.com
  • Music Summit Choir Festival
    4/12/2019
    For high school, junior high, middle school, and elementary choirs. Groups will have 20-minute warm-ups and 20 minutes to perform. Groups will perform between 9:30am-6pm. Go online for more information. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-323-0974  www.silverdollarcitymusicsummit.org
  • MCDA Cheer and Dance Championships
    4/13/2019
    Registration and tickets at 8am, warm-ups at 9am, and competition begins at 9:30am. Individual and team awards. Spectators/adults $15 and children $10.  The Mansion Theatre, Branson. 618-530-7948  www.midwestcheeranddance.com
  • Easter Egg Hunt
    4/20/2019
    9-11am. For infants to 10-year-olds. Hunts for 3 different age groups. Prizes, inflatables, and other fun family-friendly activities. RecPlex Ballfields, Branson. 417-335-2368  www.bransonparksandrecreation.com
  • Tanger's Superhero Saturday & Food Truck Festival
    4/20/2019
    Bring the whole family to Superhero Saturday! Enjoy selfie meet & greets with a few of your favorite superheroes! Discover all this FREE for the entire family from 11am-3pm. PLUS, play games, join the dance party or wear a superhero mask with face painting and score extra savings during our Sidewalk Sale! Tanger Outlets, Branson. 417-337-9328  www.tangeroutlet.com/branson
  • Easter Brunch at Chateau on the Lake
    4/21/2019
    10am-2pm. Enjoy a special menu of gourmet cuisine with a lake view. Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson. 888-333-5253  www.chateauonthelake.com
  • Legends of Golf Tournament
    4/24/2019 - 4/28/2019
    Watch the PGA Tour Champions' longest-running event with the game's greatest champions. Legendary golfers return to the Ozarks to compete for the top prize. Top of the Rock Golf Course, Ridgedale. 888-347-4426  www.bassprolegends.com
  • 20th Annual Rock 'n Ribs BBQ Festival
    4/25/2019 - 4/27/2019
    11 hours of live music, kids play zone and plenty of food and drinks. BBQ sampling begins on Sat. at 1pm. $10 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 347-424-2566  www.rocknribs.com
  • Branson Music Fest
    4/26/2019 - 4/27/2019
    See over 20 Acts during 2 Days of Concerts! Over 25 of your favorite Branson stars on one stage. A Celebrity Iron-Chef Cookoff will begin at 9:30 each day under the tent. Arrive early to get your choice of seating for the cookoff! Welk Resort Theatre, Branson. 417-348-1434  www.bransonticket.com
  • Music Summit Choir Festival
    4/26/2019
    For high school, junior high, middle school and elementary choirs. Groups will have 20-minute warm-ups and 20 minutes to perform. Groups will perform between 9:30am-6pm. Go online for more information. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-323-0974  www.silverdollarcitymusicsummit.org
  • Bluegrass & BBQ Festival
    5/2/2019 - 5/27/2019
    Award-winning Bluegrass artists and red-hot rising stars take to the stage while you enjoy mouthwatering barbecue feasts at venues throughout the park. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-888-7277  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Artsfest
    5/4/2019 - 5/5/2019
    The largest fine arts festival in Southwest Missouri featuring 140 artists from all over the country and over 80 performances. Enjoy food from some of Springfield's favorite restaurants along with a kid's hands-on area with lots of fun activities. Historic Walnut Street, Springfield. 417-831-6200  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Branson Landing Puppy Love
    5/4/2019
    Bring your dog for an afternoon of fun, we'll have a doggie fashion show, dog-owner lookalike contest, a raffle, puppy & people treats and so much more. If you don't have a dog, then no worries we'll have a rescue group with lots of dogs awaiting new homes and ready to be adopted. You can sign-up for the fashion show and dog-owner lookalike contest when you arrive at the registration tent. The first 20 that sign-up for the doggie fashion show and or doggie-owner lookalike contest will get goodie bags from Don't 4 Get About Me with lots of good coupons and discounts from Branson Landing stores and restaurants. Tervis is offering one free tumbler to every dog that's adopted.  Branson Landing, Branson. 417-239-3002  www.bransonlanding.com
  • Community Garage Sale
    5/4/2019
    7am-1pm. Set-up is at 6am. Branson RecPlex, Branson. 417-335-2368  www.bransonparksandrecreation.com
  • Costa FLW Fishing Tournament
    5/9/2019 - 5/11/2019
    Final Registration on May 8 by 2pm. Table Rock Lake Marina, Branson. 270-252-1000  www.stateparkmarina.com
  • Mother's Day Brunch at Chateau on the Lake
    5/12/2019
    10am-2pm. Enjoy a special menu of gourmet cuisine with a lake view. Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson. 888-333-5253  www.chateauonthelake.com
  • Mother's Day Brunch at Keeter Center
    5/12/2019
    Special Mother's Day Brunch with a special menu. 10am-2pm. The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Skaggs Classic Charity Golf Tournament
    5/20/2019
    8:30am. Deadline to register is May 13. Meals, beverages and tee gifts included. Cash prizes for top golfers. LedgeStone Country Club, Branson. 417-348-8998  www.skaggsfoundation.org
  • Mid-America Street Rod Nationals
    5/24/2019 - 5/26/2019
    The area's largest, most spectacular street rod event with more than 2,200 cars 30 years old and older. Enjoy kid and adult games, arts and crafts, an auto swap meet, and a church service on Sunday. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.nsra-usa.com
  • Memorial Day Celebration
    5/26/2019
    Kick off summer with fun games, contests, crafts, entertainment and more. Tickets and Activities Bundles will be available at the ticket booth. Join us for our Patriotic Picnic on the Swimmin'Hole Lawn on Sunday, May 26 from 5pm-dusk. The band performance will begin at 6:00pm. Our spectacular fireworks display will kick off with a fighter jet flyover just before sunset, followed by a special Memorial Day presentation. Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale. 417-335-2777  www.big-cedar.com
  • Season Pass Holder Appreciation Days
    5/28/2019 - 6/7/2019
    Exclusive ride time from 8:30-9:30am each morning. Plus, find special deals at select shops and eateries. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Classics Cruisin' Table Rock Lake
    6/6/2019 - 6/9/2019
    Antique & classic boats from several states uniting for scenic cruising and dining at various lakefront restaurants. Mini-show on Saturday. No admission for spectators. Rock Lake Marina at Rock Lane Resort, Kimberling City. 402-770-5400  www.visittablerocklake.com
  • Relay For Life
    6/7/2019
    6pm to midnight. To participate or volunteer please call or go online. Branson RecPlex, Branson. 417-447-1490  www.relayforlife.org/taneystonemo
  • Law Enforcement Recognition Week
    6/8/2019 - 6/15/2019
    The community will invite active and retired law enforcement personnel and their families to come for a weeklong series of events to pay tribute and honor those that serve and protect. Branson.   www.bransonsalutes.com
  • Run For a Vet: 5k & Half Marathon
    6/8/2019
    Race Course: Dewey Short Visitors Center to Lakeshore Trail to State Park Marina (asphalt surface trail). Packet Pickup Friday, June 9, 5-7pm. Dewey Short Visitor Center, Branson. 417-263-0412  www.bransongroups.com
  • Star-Spangled Summer
    On-Going Event: 6/8/2019 - 7/21/2019
    Over 40 thrilling rides & attractions. Meet your favorite cartoon characters in person, see championship cloggers, enjoy family games & contests and so much more.  Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Star-Spangled Summer
    6/8/2019 - 6/21/2019
    Over 40 thrilling rides & attractions. Meet your favorite cartoon characters in person, see championship cloggers, enjoy family games & contests and so much more.  Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Stage One National Dance Competition
    6/10/2019 - 6/15/2019
    Free admission for the general public. Visit website for schedules. Branson Convention Center, Branson. 405-573-7733  www.stageonedance.com
  • Father's Day Brunch and Car Show
    6/16/2019
    10am-2pm. Feast on personalized omelets and waffles along with other culinary delights while enjoying the custom and classic car show.  The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Father's Day Brunch at Chateau on the Lake
    6/16/2019
    11am-2pm. Enjoy a special menu of gourmet cuisine with a lake view. Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson. 888-333-5253  www.chateauonthelake.com
  • Summer Solstice Trop Rock Music Festival
    6/20/2019 - 6/23/2019
    A very exciting musical lineup for one Trop Rock filled summer weekend. $90.00 (Nonrefundable) gets you a fun-filled weekend with all your trop rock friends! Rock Lane Resort, Branson. 417-849-9163  www.visittablerocklake.com
  • Branson Landing's Summer Concert Series
    6/22/2019
    Jam sessions and live music on an outdoor performance stage with a fountain backdrop.  Downtown Branson. 417-334-1548  www.explorebransondowntown.com
  • Branson Landing's Summer Concert Series
    6/27/2019
    Jam sessions and live music on an outdoor performance stage with a fountain backdrop.  Downtown Branson. 417-334-1548  www.explorebransondowntown.com
  • All American BBQ & Honor America Celebration
    6/30/2019
    5pm. An evening of family fun with a BBQ dinner, children's activities, reserved parking, and reserved seating for the fireworks display. College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-239-1900  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Pledge Allegiance for a Free Ice Cream
    7/1/2019
    3-5pm. Nettie Marie's Homemade Ice Cream is proud to support the I Pledge Program. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.  The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • 12th Annual Liberty Light Up Concert & Fireworks
    7/3/2019
    Celebrate Independence Day - a day early! Free event. Branson Landing Amphitheatre, Branson. 417-239-3002  www.bransonlanding.com
  • Fireburst Celebration
    7/3/2019
    Whether on foot or all aboard, there is no bad seat in the house. Fireburst will set off your imagination with an unbelievable fireworks show. Table Rock Lake, Kimberling City. 417-739-2564  www.visittablerocklake.com
  • Independence Day Celebration
    7/4/2019
    Come and enjoy the dazzling annual fireworks display at dusk. Top of the Rock Golf Course, Ridgedale. 417-334-4084  www.explorebranson.com
  • July 4th Celebration
    7/4/2019
    5-8pm. After their outdoor BBQ event, complete with live music, they will light up the evening sky to celebrate Independence Day. Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson. 888-333-5253  www.chateauonthelake.com
  • Old-Fashioned 4th of July
    7/4/2019
    Join them for a special show as they celebrate a fun, old-fashioned Independence Day. Fireworks will light up the sky immediately following the performance. Shepherd of the Hills, Branson.  417-334-4191  www.theshepherdofthehills.com
  • Pledge Allegiance for a Free Ice Cream
    7/4/2019 - 7/5/2019
    3-5pm. Nettie Marie's Homemade Ice Cream is proud to support the I Pledge Program. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.  The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Pledge Allegiance for a Free Ice Cream
    7/11/2019
    3-5pm. Nettie Marie's Homemade Ice Cream is proud to support the I Pledge Program. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.  The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Pledge Allegiance for a Free Ice Cream
    7/18/2019
    3-5pm. Nettie Marie's Homemade Ice Cream is proud to support the I Pledge Program. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.  The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Moonlight Madness
    7/20/2019 - 8/4/2019
    Extended ride time until 10pm. Entertainment includes nightly street dances, special deals at select shops and eateries, and fireworks finale each night. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • 83rd Annual Ozark Empire Fair
    7/25/2019 - 8/3/2019
    The largest annual event in the Ozarks! Great food and fun! Carnival rides, games, concerts, and more. Admission fees. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.ozarkempirefair.com
  • Pledge Allegiance for a Free Ice Cream
    7/25/2019
    3-5pm. Nettie Marie's Homemade Ice Cream is proud to support the I Pledge Program. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.  The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout. 417-690-2146  www.keetercenter.edu
  • Branson Landing's Summer Concert Series
    8/19/2019
    Jam sessions and live music on an outdoor performance stage with a fountain backdrop.  Downtown Branson. 417-334-1548  www.explorebransondowntown.com
  • Southern Gospel Picnic
    8/22/2019 - 9/2/2019
    A celebration of Southern Gospel music concerts, food, and family fun. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Southern Gospel Music Cruise
    8/25/2019 - 9/1/2019
    These special noon cruises include inspiring gospel melodies from Showboat Branson Belle performers, followed by Southern Gospel greats singing your all-time favorites. Plus, enjoy a three-course home-style feast! Tickets required. Showboat Branson Belle. 800-775-2628  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Doggie Swim
    9/2/2019
    6-7:30pm. Bring your furry four-legged friend to take a dip at the Branson AquaPlex. Can pre-register online or at the gate. $8 fee includes entry for one dog and one human companion. Branson AquaPlex, Branson.  417-335-2368  www.bransonparksandrecreation.com
  • Labor Day BBQ
    9/2/2019
    5-8pm. Backyard BBQ buffet, live music, and a spectacular fireworks display. Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson. 888-333-5253  www.chateauonthelake.com
  • Labor Day Celebration
    9/2/2019
    Summertime fun filled with games, attractions, contests, crafts, mechanical bull rides, and a special performance by the Clay Self Band. Stay around as they light up the night sky with a spectacular fireworks display. Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale. 417-334-4084  www.explorebranson.com
  • Labor Day Fireworks
    9/2/2019
    8:30pm. Summer finale fireworks show. Cape Fair Marina, Table Rock Lake. 800-595-0393  www.visittablerocklake.com
  • Country Music Days
    9/6/2019 - 9/22/2019
    13 days of back-to-back concerts featuring country music stars! Plus, experience Saturday night celebrity concerts in Echo Hollow Amphitheatre! Closed Mon. and Tues. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Japanese Fall Festival
    9/6/2019 - 9/8/2019
    Celebrate Springfield's sister city – the Isesaki, Japan – with artists, performers, martial arts demonstrations, special guests, vendors and more! Springfield. 417-881-5300  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Bass Pro Shops' Outdoor Days
    9/9/2019 - 9/10/2019
    This weekend event is filled with outdoor exploration and fun activities for all to enjoy; whether you are a seasoned weekend warrior or looking to try something new, we will have a wide variety of recreational options through programs and adventures for all ages, backgrounds, fitness levels, and areas of interest! Sat. 10am-4pm. Sun. 10am-2pm. Table Rock Lake State Park. 1-877-422-6766  conservation.basspro.com
  • Route 66 Festival & Car Show
    9/9/2019 - 9/10/2019
    A festival celebrating the city where Route 66 was named. Featuring an awesome car and motorcycle show, parade, and live music. Park Central Square, Springfield. 417-881-5300  www.route66festivalsgf.com
  • 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
    9/11/2019
    6pm at the Branson Landing Fountains. Please join them as they pay tribute to the healing, remembrance, and reflection of that day. Branson Landing, Branson. 417-239-3002  www.bransonlanding.com
  • 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
    9/11/2019
    A ceremony to honor the victims of 9/11 will be held at the Lest We Forget Memorial  College of the Ozarks Fire Department, Hollister.  417-334-4084  www.explorebranson.com
  • PFI Professional Bull Riders Invitational
    9/13/2019 - 9/15/2019
    Watch some of the country's toughest cowboys take on the toughest bulls. Tickets range from $15 to $110. JQH Arena, Springfield. 800-222-4734  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Bass Pro Shops Run the Rock
    9/14/2019
    7am. This is a 6-mile run for experienced runners only! Go online to register. Top of the Rock Golf Course, Ridgedale. 417-873-5214  www.basspro.com
  • Community Garage Sale
    9/14/2019
    7am-1pm. Set-up is at 6am. Branson RecPlex, Branson. 417-335-2368  www.bransonparksandrecreation.com
  • Landing to Landing Canoe and Kayak Race
    9/14/2019
    Registration at 8am at Cooper Creek, includes a delicious lunch and long-sleeved shirt. The race begins at 10am from Cooper Creek to Branson Landing on beautiful Lake Taneycomo.  Branson Landing, Branson. 417-334-4084  www.togetherforeverskyler.org
  • CAF Airpower History Tour
    9/18/2019 - 9/22/2019
    Experience the sights, smells, and sounds of historic World War II aircraft. Visitors will be allowed to tour the cockpit, talk to the crews, teach the kids, and watch planes fly. Branson Airport, Hollister. 972-387-2924  www.airpowersquadron.org
  • Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts & Music Festival
    9/19/2019 - 9/21/2019
    Homemade crafts, food, live entertainment, and more. Thurs. & Fri. 9am-6pm and Sat. 9am-4pm. Free admission. Historic Downtown Branson. 417-334-1548  www.explorebransondowntown.com
  • Cider Days
    9/21/2019 - 9/22/2019
    An outdoor fall celebration featuring more than 100 juried artists and crafters.  Historic Walnut Street, Springfield. 417-881-5300  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Sertoma Oktoberfest
    9/27/2019 - 9/28/2019
    Fri. 5:30-9:30pm and Sat. 11am-11pm. Free beer sampling, live music, wiener dog race, brat eating contest, food and beer vendors, games, and more. Springfield Expo Lot, Springfield. 417-863-1231  www.sertomaoktoberfest.com
  • Ozark Fall FarmFest
    10/4/2019 - 10/6/2019
    Livestock exhibitions, livestock equipment, tractors, trailers, and balers. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.ozarkempirefair.com
  • 2019 Tour De Bass
    10/6/2019
    5 events to choose from for every level of cyclist. Lunch will be provided after the ride is completed. T-shirts are included in the price of registration for the first 4 levels. Go online to register. Races begin at 7:30am. Mercy Orthopedic Hospital, Ozark. 417-873-5214  www.basspro.com
  • Kids Fishing Derby Tournament
    10/6/2019
    1-5pm. Ages 3-14. Fee is $2. All fish will be weighed and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Registration is required. Branson Community Center, Branson. 417-335-2368  www.bransonparksandrecreation.com
  • Run Grand Country Half Marathon & 5K
    10/6/2019
    7am. Family-friendly race to benefit the Branson Education Foundation. All race participants will receive a shirt, swag bag, and custom water bottle. Post-race food and drinks. Registration required. Grand Country Resort, Branson. 417-334-4084  www.explorebranson.com
  • Dragonfest Renaissance Faire
    10/19/2019
    Dragonfest Renaissance Faire is held each October to raise funds for the tuition assistance program at Infinity Academy, a school for kids with learning disabilities like autism. Dragonfest will include food, games, music, vendors, and demonstrations. NEW THIS YEAR - Jousting Tournaments. This inclusive, family-friendly event is open to the entire community. 11:30am-5pm. Regular Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (11 to 17) kids 10 and under are free.  Springfield Riding Club Facility, Rogersville. 417-708-6670   www.dragonfest.net/
  • HOWL-o-ween
    10/19/2019
    12-2pm. Win prizes in the costume contest with categories for small dogs, big dogs, and human/dog combo. Rosalee & Elmo Memorial Dog Park, Branson. 417-335-2368  www.bransonparksandrecreation.com
  • Ozarks Bacon Fest
    10/19/2019
    A tribute to bacon where Ozarks best chefs prepare amazing creative bacon snacks. The best craft and micro beers and select hand-crafted spirits will also be on hand to sample. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.ozarksbaconfest.com
  • Pets & Pumpkins Festival and Parade
    10/19/2019
    12-5pm. A pet-themed extravaganza. $2 for all attendees including pets. Admission cost includes games, inflatables, costume parade/contest, and more.  Downtown Springfield. 417-881-5300  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Halloween BOOnanza
    10/26/2019
    5-8pm. Activities include a trick-or-treat maze, a haunted hayride, costume contest, themed games, and inflatables. $1 per person.  Branson RecPlex, Branson. 417-335-2368  www.bransonparksandrecreation.com
  • Safe Street Trick or Treat
    10/31/2019
    Branson Landing merchants will be handing out treats to trick-or-treaters from 5-7pm. Branson Landing, Branson. 417-239-3002  www.bransonlanding.com
  • Trunk or Treat
    10/31/2019
    6-8pm. Decorated trunks and plenty of candy. Entertainment will be provided along with complimentary hot chocolate & apple cider. First Baptist Church, Nixa. 417-725-3867  www.fbcnixa.org
  • Trail of Lights
    On-Going Event: 11/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
    Runs from dark until 10:30pm nightly. A drive-thru animation display that will carry you into the very heart of Christmas. Tower admission and hot cocoa are included with your visit. $25 per car. Shepherd of the Hills, Branson.  417-334-4191  www.theshepherdofthehills.com
  • An Old Time Christmas
    On-Going Event: 11/2/2019 - 12/30/2019
    Over 6 million dazzling lights, 1,000 decorated Christmas trees, two Broadway-style productions, and a 5-story special effects Christmas tree. Plus, Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade featuring Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer & Friends. Silver Dollar City, Branson. 800-475-9370  www.silverdollarcity.com
  • Wingapalooza 19
    11/2/2019
    11am-5pm. Sample wings from over 30 of the top places in the area to get wings. Restaurants, bars, and other establishments will all be competing for your vote. Springfield Exposition Center, Springfield. 417-863-1231  www.winga.net
  • Most Wonderful Time of the Year Holiday Parade
    11/3/2019
    Branson entertainers will gather together at Branson Landing for a beautiful holiday parade. Live performances after the parade and a special grand finale you don't want to miss. Branson Landing, Branson. 417-239-3002  www.bransonlanding.com
  • Branson Veterans Week
    11/5/2019 - 11/11/2019
    The P.O.W-Network is celebrating their 23rd year in Branson for the largest Veterans Day celebration in the country. Over 60 special events which present patriotic salutes to veterans. Branson.   www.pownetwork.org
  • OKC Dog Show
    11/7/2019 - 11/10/2019
    9am-5pm. Hosted by the Ozark Kennel Club. Approx. 1,000 dogs from all over the country. The show is free to the public, but leave your pets at home. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.ozarkempirefair.com
  • 23rd Annual Military Gala & Banquet
    11/9/2019
    5-11pm. Branson's longest-running military tribute ball. All branches and public are invited. Dining, dancing, fireworks, and entertainment. Reservations and tickets required. Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson. 417-336-4232  www.pownetwork.org
  • 86th Annual Veterans Day Parade
    11/11/2019
    11am. Enjoy this annual parade while honoring and paying respect to all our veterans. Branson.   www.pownetwork.org
  • 6th Annual Hot Rod Holiday Show
    11/22/2019 - 11/24/2019
    Sat. 10am-8pm and Sun. 11am-5pm. Springfield's biggest indoor car, truck & bike show. Enjoy great food and drinks while taking in some of the coolest rides from the Midwest. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield. 417-833-2660  www.ozarkempirefair.com
  • 25th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
    11/28/2019
    8am. Join the largest Thanksgiving 5k run/walk in Missouri. Rain, snow or shine. Downtown Springield. 417-864-1049  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Branson Landing's Black Friday Blowout
    11/29/2019
    Experience great sales, great dining, giveaways, and more! Branson Landing, Branson. 417-239-3002  www.bransonlanding.com
  • Adoration Christmas Parade
    12/1/2019
    Dozens of bands and floats, lighting up the giant Nativity scene, caroling, and various other activities.  Historic Downtown Branson. 417-334-1548  www.exploredowntownbranson.com
  • Springfield Christmas Parade
    12/7/2019
    2pm. Annual Christmas parade featuring bands, floats, and plenty of holiday cheer. Downtown Springfield. 417-831-6200  www.springfieldmo.org
  • Hamners' New Year's Eve Fiesta
    12/31/2019
    Enjoy an amazing production show beginning at 9pm. In addition to the show, there will be fun contests, prizes, festive party favors, delicious food, and drinks. Stay for the magical laser show countdown to midnight.  Hamners' Variety Theater, Branson. 417-334-4363  www.hamnersunbelievable.com
  • New Year's Eve Celebration
    12/31/2019
    7:30pm-12:30am. Come and ring in the new year with dinner, drinks, music, dancing, balloon drop, and fireworks. Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson. 888-333-5253  www.chateauonthelake.com
  • New Year's Eve Cruise
    12/31/2019
    8pm-12:30am. Enjoy a delicious 3-course meal. Exciting musical variety show followed by live music and dancing. Call for reservations. Showboat Branson Belle, Branson. 800-775-2628  www.silverdollarcity.com