Branson’s Christmas Celebration Continues to Grow

Branson Missouri is celebrating Christmas with more shows, decorations & lodging options than ever before. New stores for Christmas Shopping have opened making this year the perfect time to visit Branson for the holidays.

Branson, MO (PRWEB) November 13, 2006 — The world-famous Christmas celebration in Branson, Missouri continues to expand with more lights, more shopping and more Christmas themed shows than ever before. Travelers who haven’t experienced a Christmas in America’s heartland should make plans now to participate in an Ozark Mountain Christmas-the perfect holiday combination of modern and traditional celebrations. Travelers wanting a place to stay during the Branson Christmas season will want to look at one of Branson’s best lodging options, Thousand Hills Resort. Guests can get condo and cabin rental information by visiting

Here are just a few of the many highlights of the Branson Christmas Options:

–Festival of Lights in Branson–During the Christmas season, there are many beautiful lights all around town. The Branson Area Festival of Lights begins November 1 and ends December 31st, 2006. There are many light displays all over town that visitors can drive through or they can let others do the driving by hopping on a Trolley that will take through the best light shows in Branson.

–Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas–Old Time Christmas begins November 4th at Silver Dollar City and runs through December 30th, 2006. Here guests can see the miles of lights and the beautiful 5 story Christmas tree which will delight people of all ages. There are also many shows like The Christmas Carol which will get the holiday off to a great start. Visitors can sit back with a cup of Hot Chocolate or Wassail and travel back in time to celebrate the holidays. For more information visit Silver Dollar City’s website at

–The Christmas Music of Mannheim Steamroller at the Grand Palace–Mannheim Steamroller is the number one selling Christmas artist of all time and now visitors to Branson can see them live at the Grand Palace Theatre in a multimedia show created by Chip Davis. Mannheim Steamroller performs their traditional and modern Christmas Carols in a multi-media show of orchestral & electronic sound, videos, synchronized lighting and more special effects. Contact the Grand Palace for Ticket Information; shows run from November 3rd to December 9th.

–Branson Shows and Theaters–With all the holiday festivities around town Branson Christmas visitors should not forget the hundreds of live shows and theaters in Branson. Many of them incorporate a Christmas theme into their existing show in order to help celebrate the season. Shows are located throughout Branson from November 1st to December 31st.

–Branson Christmas Shopping–Visitors who need a gift for family or friends will find everything they could want in Branson. Besides shopping at Branson’s many malls like Tanger Outlet Mall, guests won’t want to miss the brand new Branson Landing shopping district in historic downtown Branson. Hundreds of stores from Bass Pro Shop to Belk, numerous restaurants including Famous Dave’s BBQ and Joe’s Crab Shack, and a multi-million dollar fire and water show along the Lake Taneycomo boardwalk make this the hottest Christmas shopping destination in the Ozarks. Even if you don’t want to shop you’ll want to come to Branson Landing for the “Winter Wonderland” celebration. Performers sing Christmas Carols and there are decorations around every corner to put you in the Christmas Spirit. Even the fire & water show will be playing to Christmas music.

Visitors coming to Branson will also need a relaxing place to stay amid all the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Thousand Hills Resort is a premiere Branson Christmas destination offering nightly condo or luxury log cabin rentals that make the perfect Christmas home away from home. Celebrate Christmas this year at Thousand Hills where guests will find a memorable Branson holiday experience made easy. Thousand Hills is located in the heart of Branson just minutes from all the Christmas shows and shopping. Stay in one of the condos or cabins and use the full kitchen to prepare the family meals. After the meal everyone can gather in the living room for family time. Nightly rentals are available now. Christmas travelers can make their reservation online at or by calling the toll free number at 1-800-864-4145.

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