15 New Things To Do in Branson, Missouri | Shows, Attractions & Dining


What’s more exciting than some brand spanking new things to do in Branson, Missouri? With a wide range of new selections in restaurants, shows and attractions, vacation at Branson, MO just got all the more sweeter.

Read on and see all the new things you and your family can enjoy doing in Branson your next vacation getaway!


1.Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Fill up on Southern-Style Dishes at Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen at the Branson Landing. Serving both lunch and dinner in an open, fresh and enjoyable family style setting, enjoy items like Chicken & Dumplings, Fried Okra and Georgia Fried Catfish.

There’s even the Paula Deen Store that has over 3,000 retail items to browse for neat gifts and select souvenirs.

Location:545 Branson Landing, Branson MO 65616

2.Andy B’s Bowl Social

Andy B’s Bowl Special is way…way more than some ordinary bowling hub! Delve into an afternoon or evening of good food, good drinks, interactive social games and entertainment from the moment you walk through the front doors. Try bowling with some friends, tackling some classic arcade games, going through escape rooms or try your hand at some traditional table games. Let your worries and your strife fade away when you go to Andy B’s located at the Branson Landing.

Location: 405 Branson Landing Blvd Branson, MO 65616

3.Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen & Bar

You know Guy right? Middle aged guy, dark goatee, bleached spiky hair, good taste in food. Yeah, that guy. Well good news for the visitors and locals of the Branson area. Fieri recently opened a restaurant right here in the Ozarks! Eat your heart out with Garlic Parmigiana Wings, The Baja Bowl, The Bacon Mac-N-Cheese Burger & Jack Daniels Strip Steak. Don’t forget to leave room for desserts like the throw your diet out the window Pretzel & Potato Chip Covered Marble Cheesecake. Come hungry and ready to dig into dishes that are huge, well-priced and truly delicious!

Location: 100 Branson Landing Blvd Suite# 1111, Branson, MO 65616

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4.Landshark Bar & Grill

Enjoy this new waterfront restaurant at the Branson Landing. Yes! Another restaurant at the Landing. We’re starting to see a pattern here.

With not just a view of Lake Taneycomo, the outdoor patio area offers a wide open view to the daily fountain show.

Taking inspiration from “beach joints” on the Atlantic Coast, Land Shark presents an equally coastal style/interior décor with beach themed dishes like Crispy Coconut Shrimp, the Caribbean Burger, and the New Orleans Style Shrimp Po’ Boy. Pair those dishes with a cold draft or other frozen concoction and you are all set at this neat new restaurant in Branson!

Location: 915 Branson Landing Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

Photo Credit: Landshark Bar & Grill Facebook Page

5.Shepherd’s Mill Restaurant

Want a taste of true authentic Ozark Dining? You’ll want to try out Shepherd of the Hills newest addition to the family: Shepherd’s Mill Restaurant. Open and serving lunch and dinner, see why this quaint and cozy eatery is quickly becoming a family favorite.

Some Lunch & Dinner Items:Hillbilly Nachos, Chicken Fried Chicken,The Shepherd’s Pie,Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, Salmon Savory.

Location: 5586 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

6.Mellow Mushroom

Your first impression of Mellow Mushroom might be something along the lines of ‘Wow, this place is very colorful!’ This artsy, and coincidentally mellow pizza hub serves delicious stone-baked pizza with Appalachian spring water crust. Didn’t know that was a thing? Well now ya do!

The Mellow Mushroom menu additionally offers yummy munchies, sandwiches, salads, burgers, beer and cocktails! Options for gluten-free or vegan items are also available for customers!

Location: 333 Branson Landing Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

7.Captain’s Quarters

Offering spectacular panoramic views, delicious food, and live entertainment, Captain’s Quarters is the pinnacle of Branson, Missouri Restaurants. This unique, tropical themed eatery is located on the 10th floor of Nantucket’s newly built Tower Resort. Guests are truly in for a treat of fun pirate themed décor, stunning views over the lake, and a full bar and grille offering wings, pizzas, fried mushrooms, drinks & more! Open to the public 7 days a week from 5-10 PM, Captain’s Quarters is a must visit!

Location: 90 Nautical Mile Dr. Branson, Missouri 65616

Photo Credit: Captain’s Quarters Facebook Page


8.Wonder Works Museum

Drive by this particular museum, and you might be wondering two things. One, why is that building upside down? And two, “Is this place going to tip over?” The answer to both questions is simply in the name of the “ Wonder Works Museum” for everything from the exterior to the interior of this place is simply that: A wonder.

Get an educational and entertaining experience like never before at Branson’s newest marvel as the kids and kids at heart experience ZERO Gravity, visit special exhibits on Route 66, learn about space exploration and venture through neat art galleries.

Location: 2835 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

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9.Aquarium At The Boardwalk

Coming soon to Branson, Aquarium at the Boardwalk will give visitors a unique up close experience to a world under the sea. Speaking of the sea, the new aquarium will give people a chance to see sea creatures like seahorses, jellyfish, eels, colorful fish and even sharks! Even reach into the water to touch amazing rays! Dive in and enjoy a plethora of other activities including climbing through kelp forests, getting your picture taken in a diving suit, going through the Waters Tunnel and exploring Mermaid Palace.

Location: 2700 W 76 Country Blvd unit a, Branson, MO 65616

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10.Mystic River Falls At Silver Dollar City

Hold on for the ride of a life time at Mystic River Falls, the newest addition to Silver Dollar City. Float up, down and side-to-side in rapid rivers as you laugh, scream and splash along this fun new journey. With nearly $27 million dollars invested in this ride, Mystic River Falls gives an all new spin to water rides that you don’t want to miss out on!

Location: 5125 State Hwy 265, Branson, MO 65616

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11.Big Air Trampoline Park

With over 60 attractions, Big Air Trampoline keeps visitors jumping, diving and climbing all during their stay. Get ready to spend hours of fun where there is never a dull moment and everyone is guaranteed to keep all participants active and entertained with obstacle courses, rock walls, foam pits and trampolines of course! A superb place for large groups and special events!

Location: 3300 Gretna Rd, Branson, MO 65616


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12.Beyond The Lens

Go behind the scenes to learn pop culture, conspiracy theories and take part in attention capturing exhibits. Walk through a large scale camera and discover interactive exhibits, reality games, escape rooms, a hunt for Bigfoot and photo ops! Lots and lots of photo ops! Test your skills, explore fun at ever turn and open your mind to learn and soak in everything this new Branson attraction has to offer!

Location: 3115 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616


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13.Parrotville Jimmy Buffett Tribute

Feast your eyes and ears upon the greatest hits of Jimmy Buffett in this island inspired show complete with life size parrots and palm trees galore. This show will walk through the amazing career of Jimmy Buffett with well-loved hits like “Magaritaville” and “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”. Tap your foot and bob your head as the talented performers of the show sing, dance and entertain for an overall enjoyable and memorable experience!


Location: 3440 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

14.Steve Moris Unique Comedy & Music Show

Sit back and watch the The Unique Comedy & Music of Steve Moris, the only “People’s Choice Entertainer of the Year” for Princess Cruises.Be entertained as you laugh and sing along with the talented and humorus Steve Mori’s who is sure to bring you joy and a smile to your face with every performance. Great show for the whole family!

Evening Show Offered— June 22-Aug 22, 2020 at 8:30pm

Lunch Show Offered—Aug 24- Dec 12, 2020 at 12:00pm

Location: 625 MO-165, Branson, MO 65616


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15.Escape Reality Magic & Illusions Dinner Show

Garry & Janine Carson are no doubt one of the most sought after entertainers and have even appeared on major stages all across the world. They have even been on FOX’s “Masters of Illusion” series! Garry will stun his audience with an energetic, intelligent and highly entertaining approach! A show appropriate and engaging for all ages, Garry, his wife and crew will work hard to pull off a truly flawless and immensely enjoyable experience.

See why the Escape Reality Magic & Illusions Diner Show is so sought after the next time you hit up Branson, Missouri!


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Other New 2020 Branson Shows to see: A Neil Diamond Tribute, B.J. Thomas and Jay & The Americans, Country Legends Lunch Show, Dancing in the Streets-A Motown Revue, DooWop & The Drifters, Elvis The Rocker, Starring Dean Z, James Taylor & Friends, Lee Green, T.G. Shepperd, Matt Gumm & Company, Neil Diamond Gold Starring James Garrett, Rick McEwen’s Big Show, Ryan Pelton Presents “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, Shepherd’s Chuckwagon Diner Show

What new things in Branson, Missouri are you interested in trying out this season?

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