‘Branson’ News

Bigfoot Drop Tower Attraction is Now Vertical

16864535_10210670773517003_6774509646565592402_n The long-awaited drop tower attraction on the 76 strip is showing much more visible signs of progress these days as the tower itself is now vertical and growing towards the sky. The attraction is called Bigfoot on the Strip and will include a 200 foot...

Plans Revealed For New Branson Landing & Water Chute Site Attractions

Last month we pointed out the progress on the sale of the old “Cool-off” water chute attraction. The entity behind the purchase has been revealed as FACE Amusement Group, who already operates attractions in Branson’s sister city of Pigeon Forge, TN. Against all my personal...

Cool-Off Water Chute Being Torn Down, New Attraction on the Way

About two and a half years ago we noticed that the Cool-Off Water Chute attraction was up for sale. The Chute has been in operation since 1974 and is a classic example of Branson strip attractions from the era, but a new wave of modern...

Branson Mountain Coaster Is Now Open

13244811_1288123614550949_4218421895685686053_n The long awaited “mountain coaster” at the new Branson Mountain Adventure Park is now at least partially open for guests. The grand opening ceremony is set for August 12, but today the park announced on its facebook page that it is ready to start “soft...

Branson Zip-Line Roundup

vigilante Zip-line attractions are the current hottest fad in the Branson entertainment market. There are at least five major installations around the city currently, with two more coming this summer. Here’s a quick survey of the zip-line landscape as it stands for 2016: Adventure Ziplines of...

225ft Tall Drop Tower and Other Attractions In Latest Proposal for Branson Strip

Another new attraction has been proposed for the 76 strip through Branson. Currently dubbed “Bigfoot on the Strip”, the project includes a 225ft tall tower on which several rides will be mounted including a drop tower, observation elevator, and two slingshots that are mounted at...

Mysterious $10 Million Attraction Coming to Branson Strip

A press release has been issued by a yet-to-be-revealed entity stating that a new $10 million family attraction is coming to the Branson 76 strip for the summer of 2016. Details will be revealed at a press release on October 6, but for now the...

Branson Harbor Building Demolished For New Development

The old Branson Harbor retail building and visitor’s center near the turn off from Highway 65 onto the 76 strip has been demolished to make way for a new retail development. No renderings of the new development have been released, and it sounds like the...

Branson Water Chute Up For Sale

It’s been a slow end to an era, but perhaps the last free standing water chute attraction in Branson is up for sale with an uncertain future. You can view the listing at this link. The property actually includes some extra land with an Old...

New Pasghetti’s Exterior Reveals Branson’s Continued Low Standards

When the new Pasghetti’s Italian restaurant was announced last year, most Branson observers were delighted at not only the prospect of a great new Italian restaurant, but also the engaging and interesting exterior as shown in the initial renderings: Eccentric decor  has typically been welcomed and encouraged...