Many of us are excited about the arrival of the fall season because it allows us to see the beautiful transformation of nature from lustrous shades of green to the delightful colors of red, orange, and yellow. Listed below are the 5 autumn attractions that you should not miss during autumn in Branson.
1. Fall Foliage Tour
The Fall Foliage Tour is one of the most fascinating autumn attractions that you should not miss during autumn in Branson. If you want to spend a fantastic autumn experience during your vacation in Branson, don’t miss to take Fall Foliage Walking/Jogging Tour in downtown Branson. This Fall Foliage Tour covers 1.5 miles of paved walking paths/sidewalks around Branson Landing area which takes 50 minutes walking and 25 minutes jogging.
When you are not joining the tour, you still can enjoy the event by taking a walkabout a ¼ mile along the lake until you come to the Water & Fire Fountain Show at the town square where you can have some rest and watch the hourly fountain show. If you join the self-guided Fall Foliage Walking/Jogging Tour, it will cross Branson Landing Blvd. passing the train depot, cross the tracks and continue west along Main Street. It will then cross Sycamore Street and climb the hill into Historic Downtown Branson.
2. National Crafts & Cowboy Festival
The National Crafts & Cowboy Festival at Silver Dollar City is one of the biggest autumn attractions in Branson celebrated on September 13 to October 28, 2019. The festival is celebrated with over 125 visiting craftsmen along with authentic cowboy cooking, art, music, and more. During the festival, you will be fascinated once you see more than 100 demonstrating craftsmen create unique works of art right before your eyes such as blacksmithing, glass blowing, candy making and more.
During the festivity, you will see blacksmiths make everything from fireplace sets and kitchen utensils to tools such as nails and shovels. You’re sure to appreciate the wonderful works of these blacksmiths at the Wilderness Road Blacksmith Shop.
The master glassblowers at the festival will stun every visitor as they transform fire, sand, and water into beautiful works of art. You will see these skilled craftsmen demonstrate their skills at Hazel’s Blown Glass Factory. For visitors who want to get some idea in candy making, you’re sure to be entertained and amused by lively, interactive demonstrations of fudge making and brittle making. While you’re being entertained by their great craftsmanship, you can ask for a sample of the candies being demonstrated.
3. Autumn Daze & Craft Festival
The Autumn Daze & Craft Festival is another fascinating autumn attraction in the Ozarks that you should not miss during autumn in Branson. The festival celebrates American heritage with craft and music where you can see great displays in big tents in downtown Branson. You will see sidewalk sale in every corner from Thursday through Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.
You’re sure to enjoy a fantastic time during the festival once you see over 150 craftsmen displaying their works of art which are the best of the Ozark Mountain handcrafted items. All of the craft items displayed in the festival are all hand-made and can be a great keepsake for everyone.
Throughout the Autumn Daze & Crafts Festival, the entertainment stage features free live music from some of Branson’s finest performers. Crafts and artists from around the country come to Branson to participate in this famous attraction during autumn in Branson. Shoppers from all walks of life will feast on a wide selection of items including quilts, woodcrafts, clothing, jewelry, hats, crocheted and knitted items, ladies’ accessories, purses, floral arrangements, ironworks, toys, collectibles, and more.
Aside from the continuous presentation of entertainment performances, Autumn Daze Festival will also feature a food celebrity autograph booth, a food court, a sidewalk sale in the downtown area, and more. During the festival, you will find local crafters, vendors, artisans, and entertainers occupy the streets of historic downtown Branson for three days displaying an array of crafts with demonstrations of their talents in creating handcrafted items. These men and women show how their crafts are made right before your eyes at the booths and showcases.
4. Southern Gospel Picnic
The Southern Gospel Picnic is one of the popular events at Silver Dollar City that you should not miss during autumn in Branson. Southern gospel music is always heard in the Ozarks, from country churches to grand stages and even in backyards during family get-togethers. When you attend one of America’s Biggest Southern Gospel events at Silver Dollar City, you will once again enjoy that Southern Gospel music.
During this event, you can have the chance also to savor southern cooking at its best at The House of Chicken & Fixin’s on the City’s square. You can enjoy your favorite styles of chicken and a choice of succulent Apple-Glazed Chicken, Hickory-Smoked Chicken or the famous Southern Fried Chicken with all the dishes.
5. Halloween in Branson
Halloween in Branson is a popular event that everyone should not miss to celebrate during autumn in Branson. Halloween is also a great time for the family to enjoy the great outdoors where you will be able to see the delightful colors of the foliage around the Ozark Mountains. This is also the season where many festivals and events are celebrated at Silver Dollar City.
With everything from spooky Halloween-themed events to corn mazes and hayrides, Halloween in Branson is filled with exciting seasonal events that everyone wants to enjoy. During the Halloween season, residents and visitors alike enjoy many family-friendly activities and a variety of Halloween party events.
Some areas in Branson will be transformed into a fantastic Boo-City where many Halloween activities are being organized. Haunted tours will be an exciting activity for all kids. Many large business establishments host trick-or-treat activities where kids will be happy to fill their candy buckets.
When you are planning to spend a wonderful vacation during autumn in Branson, be sure not to miss these 5 autumn attractions in this favorite vacation destination in the Midwest.
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