The Trail of Lights

Branson Christmas Lights

November 1, 2024 -December 31, 2024

For over 30 years, the Trail of Lights has been the longest running and #1 favorite Branson drive-through Christmas lights attraction!  As a highlight of Branson Christmas, this mesmerizing journey showcases millions of multi-colored Christmas lights, themed and animated displays, winding its way through the 160-acre Shepherd of the Hills Homestead. 

This season , join us in the “Cocoa for a Cause” initiative. After enjoying the glow of Christmas lights in Branson, MO, grab a complimentary hot cocoa and donate to local charities.  100% of your contributions will directly benefit these charities. Come experience a favorite Branson Christmas tradition! 

Please note: The drive-thru is completely separate from the North Pole Adventure. Single axle vehicles only.


$25 – $30 per car load (price differs)

$50 per van (vehicles with 8-15 riders)

We accept cash and/or credit card. Tickets can be purchased at gate. Please note: Purchasing a ticket online, does not allow you to skip the line. 

Trail Hours

Dusk till 10:00 PM Sunday – Thursday
Dusk till 11:00 PM Friday – Saturday

Dec 31st closes on 9PM


6021 W. 76 Country Blvd Branson MO 65616 (In the parking lot of the Inspiration Tower)

Cocoa For a Cause

Hot Chocolate is located in Aunt Mollie’s Mercantile. Hot chocolate is served till an hour before closing. No hot cocoa will be served on Dec 24th. Hot Cocoa is FREE, we are asking for donations to the charities. 100% of the proceeds go to the charities. 

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