March 1, 2013
The Branson 2013 winter has been mild and we creep closer to spring and a
start to a new season for Branson entertainment. Some shows have been open for
a while. The Grand Jubilee has been open since early January, The Hughes
Brother's "IT" opened a few weeks later and Pierce Arrow in February.
Some shows have been running, as well, at the Little Opry
Theater in the IMAX complex during the winter months.
March will be the opening
dates for many more shows with the remaining opening in April.
There is always a
lot to do in Branson and many activities are available year-round. Nature
doesn't close so, depending on your likes, the Ozarks offers outdoor activities
throughout the winter months.
There is still some rebuilding taking place as a result
of last year's tornado but most will be completed before the season is in full
Branson 2013 Activities
Silver Collar City's new Outdoor Run, the World's Most Daring Wood Coaster opens after much
publicity in March.
The Promise Land Zoo opens a new "Foot Safari"
on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway this spring. The zoo will feature up close
and personal interaction with many Baby Animals that will gradually be
transferred to the main Zoo in Eagle Rock, MO as the mature. This should be a
The all new Branson Auto Museum re-opens this spring
after a complete re-build after the tornado damage of 2012. The new facility
will have a whole new look.
Branson 2013 Shows
Pierce Arrow begins 2013 with a whole new show and several new cast members. Funny man Jarrett Dougherty also brings some new characters to his ever more funny routines.
Andy Williams Moon
River Theater has scheduled many new shows for 2013 along with some big
stars for limited engagements. Though Andy will be missed, the theater will
continue with great entertainment to come in 2013.
Kirby Van Burch
moves his show to the Music City Center on Hwy 76 and will open in the middle
of March. We'll have more on his new show soon. Joey Riley will continue to have his show at the Music City Center.
moves his show to his own theater at the old Branson Star Theater. The theater is located behind the Olive
Garden Restaurant in the west section of Hwy 76.
Diner , the hit show on RFD TV will again have a big presence at the Starlite Theater in 2013 with the first
guest stars being "Joey and Rory
on April 25-26.
The Legend of Kung Fu will be on a worldwide tour in 2013
so a new show is scheduled at the White House Theater called The Adventures of Marco Polo. Paul Harris and The Cleverly's will
continue to have their show at the White House Theater throughout 2013.
moves from Yakov's theater to the RFDTV theater for 2013 with an all new show
called "Totally 70's Music Explosion" joining the Haygoods, Roy Rogers Jr, Buck Trent
and a host of touring stars.
And speaking of touring stars, there are several venues in 2013 that will be hosting superstars and legends throughout the year. You will want to check frequently on these shows as they will likely be added throughout the year. The main venues hosting limited engagement shows are:
The Oak Ridge Boys Theater,
RFDTV The Theater,
Black Oak Amphitheater,
Andy Williams Moon River Theater
And, of course many touring stars in Bluegrass and Gospel
will be coming to town during the festivals at Silver Dollar City. and superb
acts from around the world will be at Silver Dollar City during World-Fest.
All of our show pages should be updated in the next few days
and the Activity pages will be updated soon as well. Theaters and shows will be
added throughout the season as they are made public.
We will also be adding roadtrips, daytrips and scenic
drives throughout the year.
More to come soon for Branson 2013,
To review pages from 2012, you can click the links below
Branson Tornado 2012
New Years Eve 2012