Themed Celebrations

Party On! Great Escapes’ Themed Fun

Join the party at Great Escapes RV Resorts Branson with our themed celebrations. Each season brings new excitement with a variety of activities, games, crafts, and more. Perfect for families and friends, our events range from traditional holidays to unique, creative festivities.

All activities and dates are subject to change without notice.


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July 22-28, 2024

Jurassic Week

Did you know that dinosaurs are classified as reptiles? Join us for a weekend where the ancient meets the modern, as we celebrate the remarkable reptiles that have shaped our planet. Explore the rich history of dinosaurs, their classification as reptiles, and their enduring legacy. Marvel at the wonders of modern reptiles and gain a deeper appreciation for their vital role in the natural world.

Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a journey that spans millions of years, where ancient reptiles and their modern relatives come alive. It’s a weekend of discovery, education, and awe-inspiring encounters that will leave you with a newfound admiration for the remarkable reptiles that have graced our planet.

July 29, 2024 – August 4, 2024

Splashapalooza: Beat the Heat Extravaganza!

Join us for a wet and wild week filled with fan favorites and exciting new additions! Dive into the refreshing fun of our wet wagon ride, test your balance with log rolling, and swing for the fences at our thrilling batting practice. But that’s not all – cool off in style at our BRAND NEW resort-style pool, complete with a splash of excitement from our awesome wibits pond! As a special homage to our beloved mascot “Biscuit,” this water-filled week promises laughter, memories, and a whole lot of splash-tastic fun. Don’t miss your chance to create unforgettable moments with family and friends – book now and remember to pack your towel! For some family fun, engage in Biscuit’s Splash Dash Relay, a hilarious water obstacle course relay with challenges inspired by Biscuit’s playful spirit. And don’t forget to test your aim in Biscuit’s Soak-a-thon Toss, a water-soaked sponge toss game that keeps everyone cool and smiling under the sun.

August 5-11, 2024

Retro Revival: Fabulous ’50s Drive-In Delight”

Step back in time to the fabulous ’50s where nostalgia meets fun in a blast from the past! Gather your friends and family for a weekend filled with the iconic spirit of the 1950s. Kick off the festivities by channeling your inner grease monkey as you and your crew create custom cardboard cars. Once your cardboard classics are ready, roll into our “drive-in theater” and enjoy the magic of an outdoor movie night under the stars.

The fun doesn’t stop there! Deck yourselves out with poodle skirts, leather jackets, and slick hairstyles for an authentic touch.Get ready to twist and shout at our ’50s dance party, where the jukebox will be playing the tunes that defined an era. Strut your stuff in your best ’50s attire and show off your best jitterbug!

For those who love a friendly competition, dive into a world of ’50s games that will test your skills and bring out the laughter. From hula-hooping to sock-hop relays, there’s something for everyone.

August 16-18, 2024

Mad Science Week

Unleash your inner scientist as you dive into a world of hands-on activities and experiments specially designed for kids like you. From creating colorful chemical reactions to launching rockets into the sky, there’s no limit to the scientific wonders you’ll explore. Get your hands messy and your imagination buzzing with our interactive science-themed crafts that will make your artistic talents shine.

August 23-25, 2024

Neon Nights and Tie Dye Delights

Immerse yourself in a dazzling world of color and glow! Join us for an unforgettable experience featuring an Evening Glow Parade, Late Night Glow Swim, thrilling Color Run, and captivating tie-dye activities. Get ready to be enchanted by a vibrant celebration that will leave you with cherished memories!

August 30, 2024 – September 2, 2024

Labor Day Celebration Weekend

As the summer sun sets and we bid adieu to the carefree days, join us for a Labor Day weekend extravaganza that embodies the spirit of “We Work Hard and Play Harder.” This celebration serves as the unofficial end of summer and the gateway to the enchanting fall camping season. Prepare for a dynamic experience filled with exciting activities, joyful parades, creative arts and crafts, and a refreshing pool party that will make this holiday one to remember.

Embrace the essence of this transitional moment as we pay tribute to the hard work and dedication that defines us. Let us gather in a spirit of camaraderie and revel in the rewards of our labor. It’s time to celebrate both the accomplishments and the joys that life offers.

September 6-8, 2024

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Unleash the fun this weekend as we roll out the red carpet for your furry friends! Join us for an array of tail-wagging activities tailored just for your canine companions. Biscuit, our friendly host, can’t wait to make the acquaintance of the four-legged members of your family. Get ready for delightful puppy playdates, indulgent pup-cuterie treats, and a host of other paw-sitively awesome activities. Plus, don’t miss the highlight of the weekend – our inaugural Corgi Races, promising a dash of furry excitement in our first annual spectacle!”

September 13-15, 2024

BBQ Bonanza Weekend: Grill, Chill, and Thrill

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived – it’s time to fire up those grills and unleash your BBQ mastery at the annual smoking and BBQ competition! You’ve spent the entire year honing your skills, and now the moment of glory is within reach – the coveted Great Escapes BBQ championship trophy could be yours.

But it’s not just about the competition; it’s a weekend dedicated to bringing families together through a universal language – the language of delicious food! Picture this: the sizzle of BBQ pits, the thrill of the three-legged race, the joy of a wet wagon ride, and the anticipation of sampling mouthwatering BBQ creations.

Who will emerge victorious and claim the prestigious Great Escapes Branson Pit Master title? Join the excitement this weekend with activities that will tantalize your taste buds and spark friendly competition. And let’s not forget the grand Awards For Best BBQ Pork Butt:

🥇 1st Place: A triumphant one-free night stay and the revered pit master trophy.*
🥈 2nd Place: Enjoy a day of cruising with a complimentary golf cart rental.*
🥉 3rd Place: Dive into some aquatic fun with a free wibit pass.*

Get ready for a weekend filled with flavor, fun, and the chance to etch your name in BBQ history!
*Some restrictions apply

September 20-22, 2024

Taste of the Ozarks

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our ‘Taste of the Ozarks’ extravaganza! Immerse yourself in the breathtaking hues of autumn while indulging in the finest local wines and beers. But wait, there’s more! Dive into a world of creativity with our optional painting class, where you’ll channel your inner artist to craft an iconic fall Ozark scene.

And that’s not all – we’ve got bingo madness to add a dash of excitement to your weekend. Fancy a cozy movie night under the stars? You’re in luck because we’ve got that too! Join us for a weekend filled with vibrant colors, delectable sips, artistic vibes, bingo thrills, and a magical movie experience under the twinkling Ozark sky. It’s a taste of the Ozarks like never before!

September 27-29, 2024

Boo-Tiful Harvest Jubilee Weekend 1

Get ready for a harvest of joy and family-friendly fun! Join us for a wholesome celebration with a pumpkin patch filled with the cheeriest pumpkins, delightful pumpkin painting that sparks creativity, and a friendly pumpkin carving contest that promises smiles all around. Dress up in your favorite costumes and take part in our heartwarming costume contest, where imagination knows no bounds.
Families can showcase their spirit of togetherness in our site decorating contest, and little ones can enjoy a sweet adventure with our trick-or-treating festivities. For those seeking a gentle thrill, take a stroll down our enchanted walking trail, where laughter and light abound.
This fall celebration is crafted with kids and families in mind, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all. It’s a blessed time filled with joy, laughter, and the spirit of community!
Don’t forget candy for the trick-or-treaters!

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