Branson, Missouri is a town that strongly believes that veterans deserve a lot of recognition and respect from every one of us. The town shows its reverence towards Branson veterans by honoring them through festivals, welcome home celebrations, parades, and patriotic musical numbers during shows.
There are two big annual events for Branson veterans. The Armed Forces Remembrance Days happen during the third week of May. Active duty personnel and veterans from all over the country visit Branson during this time of remembrance and gratitude. The week is jam-packed with exciting events, including a cruise, silent auctions, parades, an arts and crafts festival, casino nights, pig roasts, and special shows and entertainment.
The Veterans Homecoming Week is the other annual event that is hosted in Branson. The seven-day tribute occurs during November 5-11 and is the country's biggest Veterans Day celebration. The happenings during the week are mostly free and they all honor Branson veterans and other veterans from all parts of the country.
These two events bring many visitors, both veterans, active duty personnel, and their families to Branson every year, but there are many other veteran events happening throughout the year in the town. There are special patriotic shows, such as the Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Celebration Show at the Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater and designated dinner boat nights, such as the Special Armed Forces Day Salute hosted by Showboat Branson Belle.
There are other special events for Branson veterans peppered throughout the year. The Disabled Veterans Golf Tournament is a fun event for those who love both golf and our country. If golf isn't your thing, there's a lot of other sporting activities in town, such as fishing, boating, swimming, and kayaking.
The people of Branson also express their gratitude through small, everyday actions. From VIP treatment at restaurants to spontaneous applause for veterans by the audience during shows, Branson veterans are treated with warmth and deference. Every veteran, male or female, from all branches and all wars, of all services, are always treated this way in Branson.
Veterans themselves love to visit the town of Branson because of all the reasons mentioned above and this is shown in the fact that the town hosts hundreds of military reunions every year. There's no other better place in the country than Branson for a veteran.
Those who have devoted part of their lives to the service of the country deserve a place where they are respected and appreciated everywhere they go. If you or someone in your family is a veteran, schedule a vacation in Branson soon and see for yourself why the town is loved by thousands of veterans all over the country. Families of veterans will also enjoy themselves at Branson, since there are so many things to do. From nightly dance and music shows for the adults to theme parks and fun museums for children, every person will completely enjoy his or her retreat to Branson.
You won't find a better place for veterans anywhere else. Stay in a cozy cabin in Branson or a comfy condo with your family during your vacation in Branson, where veterans are appreciated and loved every single day.