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It’s a magical time in Branson with lights, a chill in the air, and holiday spirit everywhere.

What is Branson’s Ozark Mountain Christmas? Its uniqueness comes from the spirit of a Branson community as it celebrates the reason for the season and honors the birth of the very child for whom Christmas is named.  One of the few places left in America where the true spirit of a traditional American Christmas is celebrated and honored! You’ll feel the Spirit of Christmas everywhere you go…….

Tour Includes

8-nights’ accommodations/14 meals/10 shows/Spectacular Veteran’s Day Parade


Package Price per Person: Single $2,079.00 | Double $1,599.00 | Triple $1,426.00 | Quad $1,339.00

Pickup Locations

Delta Marriott – Utica, NY – 8:30 AM
Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 7:00 AM
Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 6:30 AM

Tour Itinerary

Day 1     Our adventure begins today as we bid “farewell” to eastern New York State and motor westward to celebrate Ozark Mountain Christmas, featuring live shows that make Branson the “Live music show capital of the world.”.

Day 2     After BREAKFAST, our group will make our way to Springboro, Ohio to La Comedia Dinner Theatre for “Elf the Musical”, a hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy based on the beloved holiday film starring Will Ferrell, along with their famous mouth-watering BUFFET. Tonight, our tour will be staying at the Drury Inn Terre Haute, IN. arriving just in time for their 5:30 kick-back!                                                                B,L

Day 3     This morning we begin with a hot BREAKFAST, our group will motor through Illinois to St. Louis – Here you will see the tallest manmade natural monument in the US, the Gateway Arch, with an option to soar 630 feet above the Mississippi River before we depart on a pleasant drive through Rolla, Lebanon and Springfield brings us to Branson late-afternoon.  Upon arrival into Branson, we’ll check into Stone Castle Hotel (417) 335-4700 for the next 4-night at this beautiful hotel, where every night is a Christmas celebration – a local entertainer will come after their show and read a Christmas story.  You will enjoy hot wassail and cookies to go along with the story!

Have a little time to freshen up before we have our first DINNER in Branson, followed by The Dutton Family Christmas Show. It is an exciting colorful extravaganza of Christmas cookies, toy soldiers, Jingle Bells, Frosty the Snowman, the honoring of the birth of the Christ Child and so much more. From beginning to end, it is like sitting around the Christmas tree opening gifts, excitement and anticipation for what is coming next.  A special Christmas blessing as the Dutton’s share their family in a wonderful way, the most wonderful time of the year and what better way to begin our Branson visit!     B,D

Day 4     After BREAKFAST we will celebrate in ‘A Gabriel Family Christmas’ a great start to your Christmas season presenting Doug Gabriel’s #1 Tribute Christmas Show.  You will hear many of your favorite seasonal songs including, ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Oh, Holy Night,’ ‘Rockin’ ‘Round the Christmas Tree,’ and others. Comedy will also be on tap, along with a lot of holiday Christmas surprises. The performance will climax with a tribute to the true meaning of Christmas: The Birth of Jesus……….

This afternoon you are in for a real treat with the show SIX – Dubbed “An Orchestra of Human Voices”, SIX combines the musical showmanship and boundless energy of six remarkable brothers captivating audiences with comedy and family stories like only blood-brothers can, the masterful command of their voices take listeners on a roller coaster of emotion!

Tonight, following DINNER, you we enjoy The Hughes Family Christmas show, “the world’s largest performing family.”  It’s the Ultimate Christmas Experience, The Hughes Brothers & family transport you to a Christmas wonderland filled with the season’s best vocal, inspiring instrumentals, and light-hearted humor.  Along with all the festivities and treasured family traditions, see Santa in a new light when he explains the symbols of Christmas in the most moving Christmas presentation you’ve ever witnessed.   “A triumph of everything you want to feel at Christmas time.”                                                                     B,D

Day 5     We start our day with BREAKFAST and then to make your season merry and bright we sprinkle you with the new Christmas show on the Showboat Branson Belle’s, add some magic and comedy and footwork from the toe-tapping Showboat Dancers, aboard America’s Most Entertaining Lake Adventure on beautiful Table Rock Lake! Your experience also includes a delicious THREE-COURSE MEAL!

Free afternoon to explore the area, or to simply relax and enjoy the beauty of the Ozarks!

Enjoy DINNER tonight and then a Holiday Celebration at the Clay Cooper’s Country Christmas Show – if “variety is the spice of life,” Clay Cooper’s Christmas show is the McCormick spice company of Branson.  The variety of entertainment on stage is mind boggling!                                                                                              B,L,D

Day 6     After a leisurely BREAKFAST we depart for Historic Downtown Branson for the spectacular Veteran’s Day Parade to honor all of America’s Veterans who served their country.  This is the biggest Veterans Homecoming celebrations in the nation and a memorable ending to our stay in Branson.

We wouldn’t leave Branson before seeing Daniel O’Donnell an afternoon extravaganza – join us for “Christmas and More with Daniel O’Donnell,” on stage at the Welk Resort Theatre, featuring many Christmas and countless other festive songs, dancing, and live music!

Then enjoy another delicious DINNER, followed by Presleys’ Country Jubilee, a wonderful way to end our Branson visit with Branson’s Original Show on the Strip, with over 52 Years!                                    B,D

Day 7     After BREAKFAST we give you a farewell encore to Branson with our final showstopper, the Outrageously Famous Russian Comedian, YAKOV! “It’s time to Make America Laugh Again.” We will begin our way home with an overnight at the Drury Inn St Louis in time for 5:30 kick-back!      B

Day 8     After BREAKFAST, we continue our travels to Bellville, Ohio for our final overnight.            B

Day 9     BREAKFAST then continue our travel home and get ready to ring in the Christmas Holiday….

Special Requests & Additional Information

SEATING PREFERENCE: If yes, please let us know your preference in the special requirements section on the booking page with the specific seat, seat location and if you would like to sit near someone. Check out our seat assignment policy page for our seating chart. If no preference is made, your seat will be assigned by Wade Tours. Check out the seating chart to the left!!

We encourage you to book early to accommodate any special needs and to assure that members of your party will be seated together. We reserve the right to assign seats when necessary.

ROOM PREFERENCE: We offer both two queen bed rooms and single king bed rooms. Please let us know your preference and we will do our best to match you to that room.

RESERVATIONS:  To be FAIR and IMPARTIAL seat assignments will be taken at the time of booking your reservation.  Deposit of $100 per person. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations within 60 days from departure will be subject to a $100 fee per person, plus cost for tickets, meals, hotels and other non-recoverable expenses.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Is available and recommended due to unforeseen circumstances that can arise and if they do, we want you to be protected BEFORE and DURING your tour. Travel Insurance 

BAGGAGE: One large suitcase, and one carry-on bag per person.

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Christmas in Branson” (CC BY-ND 2.0) by Branson Missouri