Thursday, January 11, 2018

Book Now for Your Favorite 2018 Annual Events

As we dive into 2018, we prepare for all of our favorite annual events at the Lake of the Ozarks! Today's blog offers the dates for this year's biggest annual events so that you can start planning your Lake of the Ozarks vacation now. During these popular event weekends, accommodations at the Lake of the Ozarks book up fast. Now's the time to arrange your stay with the best vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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FEBRUARY 17: 17th Annual Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

The biggest party of the year is back in 2018! This year's Mardi Gras Pub Crawl will feature over a dozen local bars and restaurants. Wristbands are $10 and get you into each venue. Leave the keys at home as the buses will take you safely from stop to stop. Enjoy live music and entertainment at each of the various locations on the 2018 Mardi Gras Pub Crawl map!

MAY 4-6: 30th Annual Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals 

The Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals is a unique show for all makes, models and years of show vehicles, trucks and motorcycles. The event takes place along the historic Bagnell Dam Strip, which is closed to normal traffic during the show. It's an absolutely electric atmosphere, and one event you don't want to miss!

MAY 5: 21st Annual Spring Harbor Hop 

Kick off the 2018 boating season by participating in the 21st Annual Spring Harbor Hop at the Lake of the Ozarks. At the Lake's largest poker run on the water, you'll be able to choose from over 40 of the best waterfront restaurants and marinas to stop at. Collect cards at each stop to create a winning poker hand. Prizes are awarded to the winners and anyone can play!

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MAY 30 - JUNE 3: Lake Race 2018

Enjoy 5 days of action-packed powerboat and racing themed events at the Lake of the Ozarks. A variety of festivities, including street parties and meet & greets with the racers, lead up to a weekend of powerboat racing! The official viewing spot for the races is Beavers at the Dam, but fun can be had all along the Bagnell Dam Strip the entire weekend.

JUNE 8-10: The Canine Cannonball 

The Annual Dock Dogs jumping contest will be held at Dog Days Bar & Grill again this year. Canine athletes will compete in Big Air, Extreme Vertical and Speed Retrieve at this family-friendly event.

JULY 21: Aquapalooza 

The Lake's largest family boating event is happening July 21st at Dog Days Bar & Grill. All boaters are invited for a great day on the water featuring live music and other activities. They're still finalizing the 2018 music lineup, but it's sure to be even better than last years set! Take your boat to the 19 MM, just West of the Grand Glaize Bridge, tie up and make some new friends while enjoying this huge on-the-water party!

AUGUST 25-26: 30th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Mark your calendars for the largest unsanctioned boat race in the Midwest! The event will bring top powerboat racers and off shore power boats from across the country, topping 200 MPH. Proceeds from the event benefit Lake Area Rescue Teams and other charitable organizations. Make a whole week of it, as there are fun racing themed events happening all week long leading up to the races!

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SEPTEMBER 12-16: 12th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest 

The largest biker event at the Lake of the Ozarks will be back in 2018, bigger and better than ever! Events include spectacular scenic rides, more than 200 biker-friendly bars and restaurants, great parties, vendors and rockin' concerts at night. Plus you'll have a chance to win a new custom Harley!

OCTOBER 13: 33rd Annual Fall Harbor Hop

Visit over 40 participating locations on the water to collect the best poker hand. You can enter by stopping at any of the checkpoints. Then you'll hop your way around the Lake, drawing one card at each location until your hand is complete with 7 cards. Turn your hand in by 7 pm for a chance to win big!

These events will be here before you know it, so now's the time to start arranging your travel plans and getting your accommodations booked. Your Lake Vacation offers the best selection of private home and condo rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks. Give us a call at 877-284-00267 to make your reservations today. The earlier you book the more a selection you'll have to choose from, as we fill up for these major events quickly!

For more information please call us toll free at 1-877-284-0267!!
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Osage Beach, MO 65065
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