Branson is known as one of the most patriotic towns in the United States and goes all out to honor military heroes.
Branson’s shows and businesses join forces to give veterans fantastic and memorable experiences to show sincere appreciation for serving the United States.
Ceremonies and Memorials
Opening Ceremony at Traveling Veterans Memorial, "The Wall"
Glimpse history on Nov. 5 at the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial “The Wall”.
Listen to US Army Airborne Veteran and State Rep. Brian Seitz at 10 AM at the Welk Resort (1984 MO-165, Branson, MO 65616).
The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial “The Wall” is a replica of the most-visited memorial in Washington D.C. and can be viewed from 8-6 any day during Veterans Homecoming Week.
Opening Ceremonies at Americana Theatre
Call (870) 421-3511 for information about this free Nov. 5 event for veterans and their families at the Americana Theater (2905 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616). The ceremony is from 5-6:30 PM.
POW/MIA Service of Remembrance
Remember POW/MIA service members at the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial during the outdoor service on Nov. 8 at Welk Resort (1984 State Hwy 165, Branson, MO 65616). Call (417) 336-4232 for more information.
9th Annual Navy Memorial Service
Honor and remember Naval shipmates during the bell tolling memorial service. Coffee and entertainment begin at 8:30 AM and the service will follow at 9 AM on Nov. 9 at the Westgate Branson Woods Resort (2201 Roark Valley Road, Branson, MO 65616).
Worship Service with Barbara Fairchild
Worship along with your fellow vets and Barbara Fairchild on Nov. 7 at 10 AM at Branson’s Famous Baldknobbers Theatre (645 MO-165 #1, Branson, MO 65616).
Veterans Day Sunrise Service
Wake up and worship at daybreak at Veterans Village at College of the Ozarks (100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, MO 65726) on Nov. 11 at 7 AM.
Celebrations and Shows
Reserve your tickets for a value-packed day of entertainment and celebrate with your fellow vets at the Veterans Show sponsored by Clay Cooper and the Clay Cooper Theater (3216 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616).
For $18, you get two shows and a seat at lunch. See the Nov. 8, 10 AM Hot Rods & High Heels 1950s show and the afternoon Veterans Show.
Reserve your tickets by calling (417) 332-2529.
"Vets for Vets" Celebration
Experience the nostalgia of the USO at a free production on Nov. 6 at the Star Theatre at 2 PM (3750 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616). Get there early to snag a seat.
12th Annual Tribute to the Veterans Show & Lunch
Barbara Fairchild and Roy Morris will host the Nov. 10 tribute show beginning at 8:30 AM at the Mansion Theater (189 Expressway Lane, Branson, MO 65616).
Then enjoy lunch at the Branson Event Center (4562 N. Gretna Rd, Branson, MO 65616) from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM.
Call Dee at (870) 421-3511 for more information.
Galas and Parade
25th Military Gala & Banquet
Salute the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown and Tomb Guards at the Nov. 9 gala at Chateau on the Lake (415 N. State Highway 265, Branson, MO 65616).
Enjoy dinner, cake, dancing, fireworks, and entertainment.
Wear business attire before 5 PM and Uniforms, Mess Dress, and formal attire after 5 PM. All veterans and the public are welcome.
Admittance is $55 per person. Call (417) 336-4232 for reservations.
Annual Veterans Day Parade
Prepare to be celebrated and honored by all of Branson at the spectacular Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade in Historic Downtown Branson (Commercial St, Branson, MO 65616).
It begins at 11 AM, but arrive earlier to find a good viewing spot.
Experience military history on the big screen at the IMAX Military Film Fest at the Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex (3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, Branson, MO 65616).
Free tickets are available at 7:30 AM each day and the films begin at 8:30 AM.
Join Shoji Tabuchi and special guests as the IMAX features the documentary "Shoji Tabuchi: An American Dream."
Featuring the documentary "No Greater Love."
Featuring the documentary "Scramble the Seawolves."
Featuring the documentary "Vietnam War Miracle."
Producer Morton Dean will attend the screening of his documentary film "American Medivac".