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What’s New in Branson for 2019!

Wonder Works in Branson!
Wonder Works in Branson!

Wonder Works – The upside down Adventure – Coming Summer 2019 – An indoor amusement park for the mind, will build its sixth location in Branson, Missouri bringing STEM focused activities for all ages to the area. WonderWorks will offer guests over 100 hands-on activities focused on science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, with interactive exhibits about natural disasters, light, sound, space, imagination, and more. The attraction will also feature a physical challenge area and exclusive to its Branson’s location, they will have an interactive military experience and an exhibit that gives a nod to Branson’s rich history.

 

Ozarks National Golf Course
Ozarks National Golf Course

Big Cedar – Ozarks National Golf Course – Adding to an amazing list of world-class golf courses, Big Cedar Lodge is proud to introduce Ozarks National, Missouri’s first and only golf course designed by architect duo Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Measuring 7,036 yards from the back tees, the course represents the terrain of the Ozarks with incredible vistas and beautiful views. The 18-hole layout features challenging carries and a variety of visually appealing approach shots that are highlighted by the native habitat. The course also includes interesting features, such as a 400-foot wooden beam and plank bridge, which connects the tee box and fairway of the 13th hole that stands 60-feet above a flowing creek.

 

 

Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy
Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy

Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy -Big Cedar is proud to continue to grow its reputation as a lodge for THE AMERICAN SPORTSMAN™. One of its newest attractions, The Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy, is a stunning outdoor playground for sportsmen and outdoor enthusiast. Designed for all skill-levels, this world-class facility is the ideal destination for family and group activities. It offers training and experience in shooting sports all in front of the stunning backdrop of Table Rock Lake. Various shooting disciplines including ATA Trap, Wobble Trap, American Skeet, Sporting Clays, and 5 Stand are available. Shotguns, ammunition, clay targets and all required safety gear are available. The academy and its outdoor amphitheater are also available for private functions and special events.

 

Nascar Themed Thunder Alley
Nascar Themed Thunder Alley

Nascar Themed Thunder Alley Go Karts – Rumbling beneath the Timber Ridge Ropes Course is our Thunder Alley Go-Carts – designed by 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr., along with NASCAR crew chief and former stock car racing driver Cole Pearn. This one-of-a-kind, ¼ mile race track is called Thunder Alley to inspire participants to enjoy the great outdoors in a completely unexpected way. Outfitted with NASCAR themed design, these go-carts allow guests to use a ‘boost’ feature twice in each ride to help participants blast past their competitors. Reservations: Thunder Alley Go-Carts are available on a first-come, first serve basis. • Pricing: $10.00 per go-cart per ride • ADA Accessible: Yes • Ages: Must be 8 years old; height and weight restrictions also apply • Busch Speed: Guests must be 50” tall and 8+ years old • Drivers Cup Speed: Guests must be 16+ years old with driver’s license • Single Rider Weight Restriction: 300 lbs. • Double Rider Weight Restriction: 550 lbs.

 

Andy B's Bowl Social
Andy B’s Bowl Social

Andy B’s Bowl Social – Dine, play, bowl, let loose and live it up. At Andy B’s we bring out the good times in life. A place where friendly competition and great food make for a memorable time out. Whether you’re high fiving or fist bumping, let’s celebrate, regardless of who’s winning. It’s time to forget about the to-do’s in life and live in the moment. No matter your age or the occasion, let’s party. Let’s live it up.

 

 

 

Paula Deen's Family Kitchen
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen – Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen was born from the values of spending time with family and loved ones, serving up delicious food and always showing southern hospitality. We wanted to create an environment that feels like home without the worry of cleaning up the mess afterwards! Some of Paula’s most cherished memories involve enjoying a meal while being surrounded by family and friends, passing dishes back and forth – and that’s exactly what we want our guests to do!We opened our very first restaurant in April of 2015 at The Island in Pigeon Forge, TN, and it soon became known as one of the most unique dining experiences in the South. We just knew we couldn’t limit this experience to one location, and soon the doors were opened in Myrtle Beach, SC. With our two newest locations located in Dallas and San Antonio, Texas, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen is on a mission to share Paula’s famous recipes in a family-style setting with as many people as possible.

Silver Dollar City Pumpkin Nights
Silver Dollar City Pumpkin Nights

Silver Dollar City – The Year of Shows & Festivals -Silver Dollar City has so much in store for your family in 2019 with Larger-Than-Life Shows & Amazing New Festival Adventures! Plus, enjoy more than 40 thrilling rides & attractions, 40 live shows with signature entertainment, 60 unique shops filled with wares from 100+ demonstrating craftsmen, 18 award-winning restaurants and the promise of all that’s new!

 

 

 

Photo Courtesy of Branson Landing.
Photo Courtesy of Branson Landing.

Jimmy Buffet – Landshark Bar and GrillLandShark is inspired by the great “beach joints” that once dotted the Atlantic coast. The menu is American beach food with a fresh coastal twist. The restaurant is under the Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville umbrella. You will find Jimmy Buffett-inspired items.

 

 

 

 

Howie Mandel
Howie Mandel

Welk  Resort Theatre– Howie Mandel - You have seen him on TV as the star of the hit shows Deal Or No Deal and America’s Got Talent. Now, for one night only, you can see Howie Mandel in person on Friday May 3, 2019, 7:00pm at Welk Resort Theatre in Branson. It’s going to be a great night of laughter. The show is for ages 18 and older.

 

 

 

 

National Enquirer Live - Spring 2019
National Enquirer Live – Spring 2019

National Enquirer Live – 3115 West 76 Country Boulevard – Information to come.

 

 

 

 

 

Silver Dollar City's 8-Story Tall Christmas Tree!
Silver Dollar City’s 8-Story Tall Christmas Tree!

Silver Dollar City – Coming to Silver Dollar City in 2019. An All-New 8-Story Tree!!!

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t Miss Our New Adventures That Debuted in 2018!

 

Fritz's Adventure Aerodium
Fritz’s Adventure Aerodium

Fritz;s Adventure Aerodium – Fritz’s AERODIUM is an amazing OUTDOOR adventure for beginners, and a popular sport for experienced flyers and skydivers. AERODIUM is the inventor of and the world leader in vertical wind tunnels, providing the safest, most innovative wind tunnel flying experiences in the world since 1979.

 

 

 

Samson at Sight and Sound Theatre.
Samson at Sight and Sound Theatre.

Samson – He defeated an entire army and slayed a lion with his bare hands. But there’s a purpose to Samson’s superpower: he’s been called by God to deliver his people from the Philistines. Yet Samson has his own plans. He soon falls prey to temptation, losing his strength and sight. And it’s here where he will face his greatest challenge. Journey with this unlikely hero as he battles his enemies — and his own personal calling. It’s an unforgettable, uplifting Bible story that will literally bring the house down!

 

 

 

Silver Dollar City's Time Traveler
Silver Dollar City’s Time Traveler

Time Traveler at Silver Dollar City -  is a steel spinning roller coaster located at the Silver Dollar City theme park in Branson, Missouri, United States. Manufactured by Mack Rides, the ride was done in collaboration with the park becoming the first new roller coaster added since Outlaw Run opened in 2013. 26 million dollars. Opened March 13, 2018. 50mph.

 

 

 

Bigfoot Discovery Expedition of Branson
Bigfoot Discovery Expedition of Branson

Bigfoot Discovery Expedition™! Board our 4×4 safari vehicle and join our Bigfoot Research Team as we search for evidence of Bigfoot in the Ozarks! You will be driven through Branson Bigfoot Farms, a working Scottish Highland Cattle Farm, where you will experience some of the most incredible sites in the Ozark Mountains.

 

 

And Coming in 2020!

 

Noah at Sight and Sound Theatres for one year only in 2020!
Noah at Sight and Sound Theatres for one year only in 2020!

Noah – We are thrilled to announce that NOAH will be flooding Branson in 2020 for one season only! We invite you on board one of the world’s best-known voyages as this extraordinary Bible story comes to life all around you. Tickets go on sale January 22nd, 2019.

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