Branson, Missouri always seems to know exactly how to celebrate yearly festivals and holidays in style — and New Year’s Eve is NO exception! Get ready for fireworks, chilled champagne, and all-you-can-eat buffets as we go through our list for the Top 15 New Year’s Eve Celebrations to do in Branson, Missouri, this 2021 year!
Celebrations & Parties
1. Showboat Branson Belle New Year’s Eve Cruise
Jump aboard the beloved Showboat Branson Belle and join the talented cast and crew in celebrating New Year’s Eve with Cruise Times at 4 PM and 9 PM ! Guests aboard the Belle are in for a treat as a 3-course meal will be served hot and fresh to guests upon arrival, followed shortly by a musical variety show, comedy, and dancing! The 9PM cruise time will include a count down to midnight with sparkling grape juice and party favors, only aboard the Showboat Branson Belle!
When:Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 9:00 PM – 12:30 AM
2. New Year’s Eve Party at Clear Lounge
What better way to ring in the new year than at Clear Lounge, a cocktail bar located on the first floor of the HIlton Branson Convention Center Hotel? A night of celebration awaits for ticket-wielding guests who will get to enjoy a full dinner buffet, a champagne toast at midnight, and a live DJ! Tickets are limited.
When:Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 9:00 PM- 1:00 AM
3. Waxy O’Shea’s Irish Pub
Branson’s ONLY Irish pub and arguably one of the best bars in town —Waxy O’Shea’s offers a variety of draft beers, daily Happy Hour specials, and great entrees like Shepherd’s Pie and Classic Corned Beef & Cabbage. Overall, Waxy O’Shea’s is an ideal spot for special celebrations — like welcoming the 2022 year!
When: Open 7 Days a week 11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
4. New Year’s Eve Celebration
Get your party hat on for a night of fun activities and food at none other than Fun Mountain (Big Cedar Lodge). There will be bowling, prize drawings, and tasty food catered from Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl & Grill. A champagne toast will go down at 11:45 PM with a grand firework show over the property at midnight.
When:Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM
5. Rock the Dock New Year’s Eve Party
Rocking out the New Year in true Paddlewheel fashion, this waterfront alehouse will have a special dinner and drink menu for New Years’ Eve along with live music from DJ Valence. The Times Square Ball Drop will show on Paddlewheel’s 200-inch big screen, and — at midnight — complimentary champagne will be provided so guests may properly toast to the new year!
When:Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 11:59 PM
6. New Year’s Eve 2022
What’s happening at the Cruise-Inn & Throttle Down bikers inn at Kimberling City to celebrate the New Year you ask? Great question! There will be live music by Bill Campbell, delicious food to enjoy, party favors, and champagne at midnight! Stop by for fun times and views overlooking the beautiful Table Rock Lake!
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | Starts at 6:00 PM
7. Disco New Years Eve Party
For New Year’s Eve, Double OH Grill in Reeds Spring will have their kitchen open from 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM and music by 9 PM by DJ VATION.
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | Party at 9:00 PM
8. New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks Display
Guests can choose between two packages at Chateau on the Lake to celebrate the arrival of 2022 — both of which offer dinner, a private cocktail reception, a spectacular firework display over the property, and a midnight breakfast buffet to enjoy!
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 9:30 PM – 12:00 AM
9. New Year’s Eve – Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater knows how to throw a party! That’s why you should join Elvis, The Blues Brothers™, Whitney Houston, Dean Martin, and SIX® for a night of live music, party favors, gourmet boxed dinners, and wine/beer service.
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | Show at 8:00 PM
10. Hamner’s Variety New Years Eve Fiesta
The Hamner’s Variety Theater is putting on the show of all shows to wrap up the 2021 year and welcome 2022. It’s a perfect opportunity for the whole family to win prizes, witness amazing live magic and illusion, and see a special appearance by special guest, Mike Walker. There’ll be plenty of tasty food to enjoy from Mexican Villa, and a magical laser light show will signal the countdown to midnight!
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | dinner starts at 7:30 PM. Performance starts at 9:00 PM
11. New Year’s Eve Party Hughes Brothers Theatre
Mark Friday, December 31st, as the day you can celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Hughes Brothers! This celebration will provide snacks, party favors, games, prizes, and an unforgettable balloon drop at midnight. A triage of all five shows from the Hughes Brothers Theatre will perform Friday night, including songs and acts from the Hughes Music Show, Oh Happy Day, Hughes Brothers Christmas Show, ReVibe, and Hughes Brothers Country Show.
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
12. Clay Cooper & The Haygoods New Year’s Eve Celebration
Enjoy a New Year’s Eve party of the year with Clay Cooper’s Country Express and The Haygoods for a family-friendly end-of-year celebration! Clay Cooper will be joined on stage by 25 singers and dancers, and then come the talented family of musicians, singers, and dancers— The Haygoods—for one unforgettable performance! Guests will also find at this particular celebration hors d’oeuvres, party favors, a cash bar, and a balloon drop at midnight!
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
13. Grand Jubilee New Years Eve Show
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | Show starts at 9:00 PM
14. Anthems of Rock
It’s always great to celebrate New Year’s Eve in a NEW way! That’s why if you’re a fan of good music and a good time, Anthems of Rock at King’s Castle Theatre in Branson will the ideal place to be Friday, December 31st. Get ready for banging 80s hairstyles and stunning vocals as this cast and crew sings and dances to some of the best top hits from rock bands such as Queen, The Beatles, Bon Jovi, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, and more!
When: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | Show at 8:00 PM
15. Pierce-Arrow New Year’s Eve
Welcome 2022 the right way starting with a mouth-watering BBQ meal ( catered from Big D’s BBQ), then jump into the festivities of the New Year with Pierce Arrow! There will be prize giveaways, auctions, party bags, and a balloon drop — all at the Pierce Arrow Theater in Branson!
When:Friday, Dec 31, 2021 | 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM