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5 Good Reasons You Should Visit The Branson Landing This Year | Branson Travel Group


Visitors come to Branson every year from every corner of the country to shop, dine, see live shows, and attend attractions. One particular area in Branson has all of those features — and more—in the convenience of one spot. This area is none other than the Branson Landing, home to over 100 specialty shops, restaurants, attractions, and the famous water and fire fountain show! 

The Branson Landing appeals to all ages and interests as this spot not only offers great shop-till-you-drop options but also luxury accommodations, air balloon rides, ziplines, lakeside dining, and annual events for big holidays such as Christmas and the Fourth of July. The Branson Landing is less than a mile long in walking distance and is capped on the north end by the Belk department store and on the south end by Bass Pro Shops. 

If we haven’t talked you into visiting yet, read on! Maybe something will catch your eye in our list for the top ‘5 Good Reasons You Should Visit The Branson Landing’

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Unique Attractions

The town square of the Branson Landing might just be one of the most visited spots by locals, guests, travelers, and show performers every year — and for good reason. At the center is the open plaza featuring the crown jewel of Branson Landing is its Town Square featuring the $7.5 million Fountain Show that includes colorful lights, fire, water, and synchronized music. Visitors can sit and watch the choreographed display every hour or venture up and down the north and south ends of the Landing where other fun attractions such as arcades and ziplines are located.

Attractions Found at the Branson Landing

  • Arcade City
  • Branson Jet Boats
  • The Mirror Maze
  • Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline
  • Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline
  • 7D Dark Ride Adventure
  • Fast Shot Shooting Gallery
  • Main Street Lake Cruises

Great Dining

Nothing gets the hunger going than a good walk and a good shop. Luckily for visitors, the Branson Landing has dozens of dining choices for its shoppers whether they’re looking for something simple like a burger or wings from Andy B’s or a whole plate of enchiladas from Cantina Laredo. There’s also something for the sweet tooths out there at Northwoods Candy Emporium, Kilwins, and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. 

Restaurants at the Landing:

  • Andy B’s Bowl Social
  • Big Whiskey’s 
  • Black Oak Grill
  • Cantina Laredo
  • Charley’s Philly Steaks
  • Guy Fieri’s Kitchen + Bar
  • Garfield’s Restaurant & Pub
  • Joe’s Crab Shack
  • Landshark Bar & Grill
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • The Paddlewheel
  • Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
  • Waxy O’Shea’s Irish Pub
  • Fish House
  • And more! 

Dozens of Shops

If you need to shop for a birthday, an anniversary, or a holiday, the Branson Landing has it all with more than 60 stores carrying a variety of goods, merchandise, housewares, and clothing. a shopping magnet with more than 60 stores. There’s jewelry, gifts, apparel, housewares, sports-fan gifts, outdoor gear, and many other finds so you’re guaranteed to find something at the Branson Landing. Shoppers can also find all of the name-brand favorites at retail chains such as H&M, Chico’s, Belk, Bass Pro Shops, Christopher & Banks, and Famous Footwear. There are also boutiques, specialty shops, and locally-owned businesses such as Smith Creek Moonshine, Branson Quilts, Never a Dull Moment Knife Shop, and Smith Creek Moonshine.  

Other shops include:

  • Francesca’s Collection
  • H & M
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • Tervis
  • Seasons Home
  • Spice & Tea Exchange
  • Rue21
  • Hot Topic
  • Famous Footwear 
  • Northwoods Candy Emporium
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
  • Lids
  • Sunglass Hut
  • Color Nails & Spa
  • Earthbound
  • Never A Dull Moment Knife Shop
  • On The Ball Sports
  • Ridemakerz
  • Kirkland’s Home


Special Events

Branson Landing hosts several special events throughout the year, including charitable 5K walks and runs, parades, benefits, and free concerts. One of Branson Landing’s largest and most popular concerts is the annual Liberty Light Up, which takes place during the Fourth of July weekend. The Branson Landing Winter Wonderlanding Season is another favorite event during the months of November and December that includes lights, decor, Mr. & Mr’s Claus, and the lighting of the spectacular 63′ Christmas Tree in the town square.

Other Annual Branson Landing Events:

  • Festival of Trees
  • Branson Landings Winter Wonderlanding Season
  • Turkey Trot 5K
  • Black Friday Blowout
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
  • Live Concert Events
  • Branson Landing Fountain Show

New Additions

With such a high visit index, the Branson Landing is constantly updating and presenting new shops, restaurants, and attractions.

What’s New at the Landing:

  • Ramata Italian
  • Ferro’s Gourmet Popcorn
  • Ozark Home
  • Branson Aphicar Tours
  • Andy B’s Tiki Bar
  • Guy Fieri’s Kitchen + Bar
  • Raylene’s Magnolia Ice

Photos from Branson Landing Website


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