Black Friday – make it fun in Branson!

The day after Thanksgiving, millions of Americans descend on stores to shop. For Christmas. For bargains. For gifts. For things they need themselves. News the next day is filled with reports comparing sales to last year’s. Retailers are happy. Shoppers are happy. Well, some of them. But if you spend Thanksgiving in Branson, Black Friday…

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Whoops, Southwest aside, Branson air travelers have many excellent choices

  BRANSON, Mo., January 13, 2014 – “With all the national attention ‘Branson’ airports are getting because of Southwest Flight #4013, a 737-700 with 124 passengers aboard, that mistakenly landed at the wrong airport last night; the erroneous information flying around the social media networks about the airports that serve Branson and the fact that…

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No closure or shutdown for Branson shows, attractions or shopping

BRANSON, Mo., October 4, 2013 – “We have had questions regarding the effect of the federal government ‘shutdown,’ closure, on what people visiting Branson can expect,” said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “Although our hearts go out to those directly impacted by the shutdown of the federal government, from…

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Flooding is a nonevent for Branson tourists

“While acknowledging the hardships the localized flooding has caused some living in the Branson area, the only ‘flooding’ anyone planning a trip to Branson should be concerned about is the fun, excitement and entertainment that floods Branson every day, said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “In spite of the…

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It’s no illusion, Hamner Barber is a wonderful funny magical Branson experience

In Branson, Missouri or anywhere else, a person attending a professional production magic show expects a show consisting of great illusions artfully presented by a master illusionist. Those attending a comedy ventriloquism show expect great ventriloquism liberally laced with comedy. What many do not expect however, is to attend one show where one of the…

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A season of world class Silver Dollar City Festivals kicks off with “World-Fest”

“From visiting the world without ever leaving the Ozarks during World-Fest to the spirit filled traditional celebration of an Old Time Christmas with everything from BBQ, blue grass and gospel music, America’s largest ‘kidsfest’ and hundreds of Americas finest craftsmen in between, Silver Dollar City’s six world class festivals are unrivaled in terms of their…

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Branson – Up Close and Personal with Elvis Tribute Artist Dean Z

There are many Elvis Presley impersonators and tribute artists, but it is doubtful there is one that has spent more of their life perfecting their tribute than Dean Z who has been perfecting his since he was three years old. The fact that he is portraying Elvis, in the Branson, Missouri production of the world’s…

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Table Rock Lake – a flood of fun preventing floods

“Table Rock Lake is one of the major things making Branson the unique wonderful entertainment destination it is,” said Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “Most of the Branson visitors boating, swimming, fishing or otherwise enjoying the recreation provided by its normally calm and placid 43,500 acres of  water and…

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Give your Valentine a special celebration in Branson

“Do you really want to do something unique and romantic for your Valentine this Valentine’s day?” asks Stephanie Milton, the Director of Special Events for the Branson Tourism Center (BTC). “It doesn’t get much more romantic that to renew your wedding vows on the magnificent “Grand Staircase” of Branson’s Titanic Museum. It is an exact…

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