Lights, Camera, Fireworks! Celebrate the Fourth of July in Branson

by Linda Burlingame Branson offers many shows and attractions that elicit “Ooh’s” and “Ah’s,” but around the Fourth of July those exclamations are for area fireworks displays that light up the night skies. The Fourth is right smack in the middle of the week this year … start celebrating before the end of June and…

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Branson honors Purple Heart Recipients for 9th consecutive year

Hundreds of Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country gathered together in Branson April 20 – 22 , for the 9th  Annual “Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients” event. Started in 2009, it’s the only Veteran’s event dedicated to honoring and remembering those who have received the “Purple Heart” for wounds received in combat while…

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Happy 241st Birthday to “The Few, The Proud, The Marines!”

As a proud U.S. Marine, I was reminded by the 37th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, General Robert B. Neller, in his Birthday Message, that “we are Marines for Life.” It is in that spirit that I say to my fellow Marines, “Happy Birthday!” as we celebrate the 241st birthday of our Corps. Commandant…

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New route and best viewing opportunities for 83rd Branson Veterans Day Parade

“For the last couple of years the Downtown Streetscape project in historic downtown caused a change in the traditional route of the Branson Veterans Day Parade,” said Preston Garrison, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center, one of Branson’s largest providers of tourism services and information. “With the completion of Phase I of…

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First ever Scott’s Firefighter Combat Challenge in Branson!

In honor of the Fire Service and Firefighter Appreciation Month, the first ever Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge in Branson will be held May 6 – 7 at Branson Landing. As seen on ESPN for a dozen years, the Challenge annually attracts hundreds of U.S. and Canadian municipal fire departments at more than 25 locations and…

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67th Branson Adoration Parade to be biggest in years

“In terms of the traditional American Christmas, no other major travel destination celebrates the holiday and honors the real reason for the season like Branson, Missouri,” said Annette Wood, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center, one of Branson’s largest and most respected vacation planning services. “It is a consistent theme in…

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Streetscape project impacts Branson Veterans Day Parade Route for 2nd year

“The delay in the completion of the Downtown Streetscape project in historic downtown Branson might change the route, but the 82nd Branson Veterans Day Parade will start on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month,” said Annette Wood, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. “This continues an…

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