The late summer and fall schedule can look a little different than the summer one, so you’ll want to be sure which facilities will be open on the days you are planning a visit. This is broadening your horizons (and, it’s maybe not ALL about you)! The good news is that those gondolas are being installed this week, which makes it one step closer to opening! And for a limited time you can purchase the Spring Break Go Card to get more fun for your money. Sight & Sound’s production of Moses – My husband and I got to attend their opening night last week. If you didn’t get a chance to visit Fireman’s Landing last year, this is a must-stop for families with young kids. Your choice of show at Starlight Theater – The 2016 lineup at the Starlight Theater includes something for every taste – The Texas Tenors, Billy Dean LIVE, Larry’s Country Diner, Paul Harris LIVE Comedy and The Cleverlys, The Blackwood Singers, and two especially kid-friendly shows . This live escape game designed for small groups of 2-6 people.
If your family is anything like ours on vacation, we push through despite the “obstacles” we might face: You’re tired? 3) The opening date is not set, but it will almost certainly be “mid to late June.” So, if you’re planning your Branson trip for before then, you’ll just have to plan to come back! The Go Card is the best deal for your family (click here for more inf0), and the Spring Break Go Card is an even better deal than usual – in FREE credits! You have 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries inside a room.
Every year I say the same thing: “I cannot believe it’s already time to go back to school! But, the other part of me CANNOT STAND the thought of having to get everyone out the door by a.m.! The Back-to-School Card comes loaded with 4 rides / attractions (go-karts, bumper boats / cars, laser tag, and mini golf) for $26. So, be sure to purchase online before August 16th and start planning your next trip to Branson! The thought of going up 150 feet into the air makes me feel a little queasy. Some of you keenly observant ones have already noticed this from the pictures. Check out my top 5 stops for major FUN this Spring Break: 1. So, if you find yourself with cabin fever and want to get away this winter, check out The Track’s operating schedule. If you don’t know about this deal, you are missing out!
Something that usually helps me embrace this time of year (even a.m.)? This year The Track is offering a great back-to-school deal . Now, before you come, you may want to check out the operating schedule. You aren’t interested in this particular attraction or sight? So, the bad news is you can’t ride the Branson Ferris Wheel yet. The Track – Your one-stop spot for fun for the entire family! You will leave both entertained and inspired – a great combination! Silver Dollar City – The park opens for Spring Breaks starting this weekend (March 12-13, 16-20, 24-26 and April 1 & 3). Buckets N Boards Comedy Percussion Show and Reza, Edge of Illusion – NEW in 2016! The Escape Branson - I have to confess that I have not done this, but it is on my list! The great thing about this schedule is that it shows which locations are scheduled to be open (Track 4 is the one this winter) AND what attractions are open right that minute.
The good news is that you don’t have to use the cards before August 16th, so you can plan a fall getaway if that works better for your schedule (more about that later). Check out these shots from both directions: If this is you, I am with you. Ok, so a few more things for you to know about the Branson Ferris Wheel: 1) Each gondola seats up to 6 people. 2) The above mentioned gondolas are not yet on the wheel. If you haven’t made plans for a spring getaway, come on down to Branson! A weekend trip to Branson during the “slow season” can actually be quite pleasant, especially in the traffic department. the 2016 Go Card is available for purchase either online or at The Track. Here are my top three reasons: 1) When you buy the Go Card, you get bonus credits .
The card must be purchased online before August 16th. There’s a new show in town, and it’s not what you might expect. The view won’t be Lake Michigan and the skyscrapers of the Chicago skyline, but it will be the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Within the next month or two, I will have photo proof that I did it. Though some businesses close their doors for a couple of months after the busy holiday season, did you know that if the weather is mild, The Track is open on weekends all year long? more for your money (especially if you buy online – 10 extra bonus credits)!
When it starts to get dark, the 144,000 new LED lights on the Branson Ferris Wheel start wowing viewers with colorful animations that can be seen from many vantage points across the city. ELECTRIFY is a nightly light show “choreographed” to music that can be heard through the speakers around Track 4 and the Branson Ferris Wheel at , , and p.m. Each stuffer is good for TWO rides/activities at any Track location in Branson (excludes Skycoaster). Things are a little quieter around Branson during this time of year, which makes it one of the best times to visit. Check out one of these “Best Fall Scenic Overlooks in Branson” to see the beauty at its best! Really, what’s not to love about Silver Dollar City in the fall? Million Dollar Quartet, a Tony award-winning Broadway musical right here in Branson.
The goal is simple yet challenging: get out in time! Order online for per stuffer - that’s up to off and you get FREE standard shipping. This card can be used for wooden high-rise and classic go-kart tracks, bumper boats / cars, laser tag, or mini golf. Once you taste this fall treat, you’ll understand why this is on the must-do list: Yes, that is the Pumpkin Pie Concrete from Andy’s Frozen Custard. Right there blended up in that yummy custard is an ENTIRE piece of pumpkin pie. It’s worth skipping dinner and heading straight for dessert! The Ozarks has some of the most beautiful fall color in the country. take advantage of your last days of summer and head to Branson this weekend for an almost-back-to-school getaway! Simply stand at the fence around the bumper boat pond, and I feel sure your family members would take great delight in spraying you (I speak from experience! After you finish, head on over to your go-kart track of choice. All locations have great arcades, but Track 5 has a few special indoor attractions. ), I find myself near the base of the Ferris wheel watching this show. You’ll be glad you did After all these months of anticipation, the Branson Ferris Wheel is opening this Thursday, June 23. This is a don’t-miss event starting at NOON and going until LATE with plenty of fun for the entire family. Well, the obvious fun is finally getting to ride this beauty! I have seen just a few pictures of what is in store for this show, and I can’t begin to describe how AWESOME it is going to be. Visitors and locals alike are so excited about the addition of the Branson Ferris Wheel to the Ozarks skyline. The thing about this Ferris wheel is that it has a story. The new Branson Ferris Wheel is the old Navy Pier Ferris Wheel from Chicago. First of all, who knew you could move a Ferris wheel? If you’re considering a trip to Branson for the Christmas season, stop right now and plan to come! 2) When you’re all dried out, head inside to experience The Track’s indoor attractions. A lot of evenings lately (the actual number will not be disclosed! Take a break from your family fun at The Track and the Branson Ferris Wheel to experience all of the ELECTIFY shows. Check out this entertainment schedule (click on the picture to see an enlarged view): So, you might have noticed that there will be a light show (if you didn’t know, the Branson Ferris Wheel has 144,000 lights on it! Yes, that’s late, but I guarantee that YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS. There has been social media buzz, national news stories, and lots of talk around town. ) to be received by mail, so head on over and order yours now! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours! Be sure to check out the operating schedule to see which tracks are open on the days you plan to visit. Be sure to check out the Wild West Show, which is back by popular demand! But I’m here to tell you that the show itself is motivation enough. So far there are two different shows, with a third to be completed in the near future. In addition to riding the Branson Ferris Wheel on Thursday, you can also enjoy great entertainment throughout the day. Orders must be in by December 14 (that’s in 3 days! Here are some of my favorite “can’t miss” things to do in Branson this fall: 1) GO-KARTING! But, it is still a great activity to enjoy with your family! Until October 31st, you can experience the National Harvest and Cowboy Festival. The show is inspired by the true story of the night that Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins were in the same recording studio. I hope you and yours will find time to come on down, up, or over to Branson to take advantage of all that is fall in the Ozarks! And, if you happen to be in your car close to the Ferris wheel, you can tune your radio to 98.1 FM to hear the music! The rides never expire so you can use them sooner or later. Most of the family attractions are still open with full schedules on the weekends, so there is plenty for your family to do! the Happy Fall Y’all Card, which gets you four rides or rounds on any attraction for . The weather is gorgeous, the food is delicious, the rides are fun. I had the pleasure of seeing it this summer, and wow, the talent is amazing!