Nobody appreciates veterans more than Branson! Every year from November 5-11, we proudly host Branson’s Veterans Homecoming Week, America’s largest Veterans Day celebration. This event presents a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn from, honor, and reconnect with veterans from around the nation.
Below, you will find information and resources, both local to Branson and nationwide, that may be of service to every veteran. This page will continually be updated as new information or events are created in the Branson, Missouri, area.
Thank you for your Service!
November 6, 2022
4:00pm-7:00pm Rehearsal (location TBD)
7:00pm-8:00pm Dinner Break
8:00pm-9:30pm Dress Rehearsal
November 7, 2022
12:00pm – 1:30pm Sound Check at the Mansion Theater
2:30pm – 4:00pm Hearts and Hopes of Heroes
2905 W. Hwy 76, Branson. 5–6:30 pm. NO admittance charge. Open to all veterans and their families. No reservations are required. For information, contact Dee at 870-421-3511.
A beautiful and moving ceremony will take place at Branson Landing on September 11, hosted by Brett’s and Branson Veterans Task Force. It is held as a remembrance of the tragic events of 9/11/01. There will be two Branson Firetrucks in place with ladders and American flags, possibly two police cars and two ambulances, depending on their availability. On this day of healing, remembrance, and reflection, we honor the nearly three thousand lives lost, as well as the actions, were taken by our brave first responders and US Military. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Veterans Village is visited by thousands of military veterans, active military, first responders, and other patriots during Veterans Week. The event features a mess hall, patriotic vendors, and an entertaining dayroom. Veterans Village is a popular gathering place for group photos and informal gatherings.
3050 Green Mountain Dr., Branson. Noon-3pm. Hot lunch, entertainment, door prizes, and lots of time to talk. RSVP Dee at 870-421-3511 Stone Castle Hotel
2800 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson. 8:30-10am. Mel’s Hard Luck Diner in the Grand Village provides breakfast for those who’ve served in the Gulf War or after. NO admittance charge. RSVP Dee at 870-421-3511.
Baldknobbers Theatre, 645 St. Hwy 165., Branson. 10 am. Join Barbara Fairchild, along with husband Roy Morris, for a morning of inspiration and worship. Free admission, donations are welcome.
Stone Castle Hotel, 3050 Green Mountain Dr., Branson. 1–3 pm. Join us for entertainment, hot lunch, gifts, and door prizes. RSVP by calling Dee at 870-421-3511 or online.
The Branson Hillside Hotel 1984 St. Hwy 165, Branson, MO. 8am. Outdoors at Vietnam Memorial Wall, weather permitting – will move inside if weather is extreme. No admittance charge, public welcome. Information 417-336-4232.
3216 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson. The cost of admission to the 10 am Hot Rods & High Heels 1950’s show will be $18 per person. In addition to your lunch reservation, that ticket will also guarantee your seat for the afternoon Veterans Show. If a ticket is not purchased in advance, there is no guarantee of seating for lunch or the afternoon performance. Reservations 417-332-2529.
Stone Castle Hotel, 3050 Green Mountain Dr., Branson. 2–4 pm. Coffee, dessert, door prizes. No admittance charge. For information, call Kathy and Mac, 417-230 -1282.
Grand Pavilion at Westgate Resort, 2201 Roark Valley Rd., Branson. 8:30 am. Public bell tolling ceremony to honor the lives and service of Naval shipmates. Please join us for this free service at 8:30 am for coffee and entertainment, followed by the service, which will begin at 9:00 am. For information, call Becky at 417-332-3557 or email [email protected]
Taste & Taps Restaurant. “Mindfulness” by Shifu Jerry Erickson starts at 2:00 pm. For information, call Rebecca at 618-308-2086.
Grand Pavilion at Westgate Resort, 2201 Roark Valley Rd., Branson, 2–4 pm. Join your brothers and sisters in arms for a time of bonding and fellowship. For more information, contact [email protected] or 417-332-3557.
Chateau on the Lake, 415 St. Hwy 265, Branson. 5–11 pm. $55 a person. Saluting the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown and Tomb Guards. All branches, all wars welcome, public invited: dinner, USMC Birthday Cake Cutting, Dancing, Fireworks, Entertainment. Business attire, after 5, Uniforms, Mess Dress, formal wear, please. Reservations required 417-336-4232.
At Grandma’s Cafe 1315 76 Country Blvd Branson. 7:00 am until 11:00 am. Provided by Grandma’s Cafe & American Legion Post 220
Tribute Show: Mansion Theatre, 189 Expressway Lane, Branson. 8:30–11 am. The pre-show starts at 8:30 am. The main show is at 9:00 am. The event will be co-hosted by Barbara Fairchild and Roy Morris again this year!
Lunch: Branson Event Center, 4562 N. Gretna Rd., Branson. 11:30am-1:30pm. For info, call Dee at 870-421-3511
College of the Ozarks Patriotic Park, 100 Opportunity Way, Point Lookout, MO. 7 am.
Annual Veterans Day Parade, Downtown Branson. It starts at 11:00 am. For more information, contact Bob Sarver at 417-294-0728
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