Summer’s always over too fast. So here’s some help for planning your Lake of the Ozarks days, every month of the year.


Eagle Days— Jan.6, Osage National,The Encore, Willmore Lodge, & other locations

Photo credit of Lake Shots Photography


Overland Park Boat Show— Feb.15–18,Overland Park Convention Center Lake (Mardi Gras)

Pub Crawl— Feb.17,Osage Beach & Lake Ozark

Polar Bear Plunge— Feb.24, Public Beach #2 (Grand Glaize Beach)


St. Charles Boat Show— Feb.29–March 3, St. Charles Convention Center

St. Pat’s Boat Parade & Pub Crawl— March 16, Lake West

Photo credit of Lake Shots Photography

St. Patrick’s Day Parade— March 16, Bagnell Dam Strip Bridge & Dam

Half-Marathon— March 23, Bagnell Dam Strip


Spring In-Water Boat Show— April 19–21,Dog Days Bar & Grill

Spring Big Bass Bash— April 20–21, Lakewide

Dogwood Festival— April 25–27, Camdenton


Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals (car show)— May 3–5, Bagnell Dam Strip

Photo credit of Lake Shots Photography

Spring Harbor Hop— May 4, Lakewide

Ozarks Amphitheater Summer Concert Season Kickoff— Dates TBD


Canine Cannonball— Date TBD, Dog Days Bar & Grill

The Great Shoot out Treasure Hunt— June 1, Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill

LOTO Powerfest— May 30–June 1, Shady Gators & Camden On The Lake

Photo courtesy of Jeff Helmkamp


July 4th Fireworks Around The Lake— July 4th Weekend, Lakewide

Aqua Palooza— July20, Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill

Midwest Coast Wake Surf Open— July 20, Ha Ha Tonka Cove


Great Dam Duck Drop— Date TBD, Osage River below the dam

Shoot-out Street Party— Aug.21, Bagnell Dam Strip

Shootout Boat Races— Aug.24–25, Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill


Bikefest — Sept.11–15, Bagnell Dam Strip

Photo courtesy of Lake Shots Photography

Fall In-Water Boat Show— Sept.20–22, Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill

Veteran’s Day Fireworks— Veteran’s Day Weekend, Lakewide


Fall Big Bass Bash— Oct.5–6, Lakewide

Fall Harbor Hop— Oct.12, Lakewide

Photo credit of Lake Shots Photography

Fall “Frank’s Swap” Meet— First weekend of October, Jacob’s Cave Meadowlands


See Fall Foliage By Land & Boat— Late Oct.–Early Nov., Lakewide

Gala Of Trees Silent Auction— Mid-Nov., Wobbly Boots Bar & Grill

Lake West Chamber Lighted Christmas Parade— Last Saturday of Nov., Hwy 5 in Lauri

Photo credit of Lake Shots Photography