Known for its wonderful live shows, Bransons Highway 76, also known as the Strip, is chock full of wonderful experiences. Ranging from country tributes, modern musical acts, and entertainment of all forms; there is plenty to find for every vacationer. Here are some of our top picks that will stun you in Branson.
1. Americana Theatre
Originally built in 1973 by Rosie and Darrell Plummer, the Americana theater has been a mainstay on Branson’s famous Highway 76 strip. Recently renovated after a tornado, the Americana is looking as good as ever. Featuring many shows throughout the year, the Americana is the perfect place to find some wholesome and family-oriented entertainment. Crowd favorites return, such as: C.J. Newsom’s Classic Country & Comedy, Dolly & Friends – A Tribute, and the Janice Martin Cirque show to name a few. Make sure you reserve your tickets by calling the box office at 417-544-8700, or purchasing the tickets online.
2. Branson Hot Hits Theatre
Do you have a bit of taste for the good old days of Motown and Soul? Make sure you check out the Branson Hot Hits Theatre, then! Find the Golden Sounds of the Platters, Doo Wop & More, and Kirk Hunter’s Tribute to the Music of Marvin Gaye! Located right next to Taneycomo Landing, this is the perfect place to catch a show after a day of shopping and exploring! You can purchase tickets by calling 417-337-7426 or by purchasing online.
3. Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater
Also located on the Famous 76 Strip of Branson, Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater is the home to Branson’s Legends in Concert! Legends in Concert is a fantastic show bringing back to life musical act icons from today and yesterday. The show contains a huge collection of tribute artists who look, sing, and perform just like their real counterparts. To book tickets to this wonderful show make sure to call at 417-339-7469 or online.
4. God and Country Theatre
Also located on the famous Highway 76 Strip, the God and Country Theatre is situated right in the heart of Branson. Home to dozens of regularly scheduled shows that perform year-round, there’s always something great to experience! See great tribute acts for Chicago, Neil Diamond, Fleetwood Mac, and even Elvis Presley! This complex has two stages, making sure groups of any size and individuals alike can be accommodated. You can contact the box office at 417-334-6806 or find them online.
5. Grand Country Music Hall
The Grand Country Music Hall contains some of the best entertainment you can find in Branson. Each year they perform close to 1,000 shows, and with great variety. You’ll find comedy shows, musical acts rooted in country and gospel, an amazing pet show, and even acts that blend many of these together. Grand Country Music Hall is also home to the New South quartet, one of the best acts in all of Branson. If you’d love to get a little taste of everything that makes Branson’s shows great, then make sure to visit here. You can call in at 888-505-4096 or visit them online.
6. Little Opry Theatre / IMAX
The Little Opry and IMAX theatre is a great double threat location! Featuring IMAX movies on one end and fantastic family shows on the other! Here you can catch a wonderful variety of shows from musical tributes to the gospel comedy musical, Smoke on the Mountain! Whether you’re looking to sing-a-long to popular tunes or have a gut busting laugh, the Little Opry Theatre is sure to provide you with the entertainment you want on your vacation to Branson!
Branson is known as a vacation destination in America, and its dearth of shows are one of the many reasons why. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find something to give you a memory you can carry home.