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The Lake of the Ozarks is a top destination for families and our attractions are just one of the draws that bring vacationers to our area. Here at Best Lake Attractions, we love providing family-friendly attractions at the Lake of the Ozarks for all to enjoy. From splashing around at Big Surf Waterpark to exploring Bridal Cave to catching hot artists at Ozarks Amphitheater, we've got the hook up for family-friendly fun! Check out what the fans of the best attractions at the Lake of the Ozarks have to say about us.


Bridal Cave Testimonials:"Our family had a great experience at Bridal Cave. The cave itself is beautiful and our tour guide was so nice. She patiently answered all of the questions coming from our kiddos. Highly recommend!" - Angie Harrington Amos
"Our guide Anthony, goes by Blue, was perfect for this job! Blue entertained all ages, was very knowledgeable and was great at getting the group to engage in conversation. Great tour for all ages and our 2.5 year …

Must-Make Stops for an Unforgettable Summer Vacation to the Lake of the Ozarks in 2020

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The Lake of the Ozarks is a top destination for family vacations and our Best Lake Attractions LOVE providing exciting places for visitors to enjoy. It may seem like a long way away, but spring will be here before we know it and now's the time to start getting your family vacation to the Lake of the Ozarks on the books. Our Lake of the Ozarks attractions are already planning for the 2020 season and so should you! Check out all the excitement when you keep up with Best Lake Attractions. In the meantime, we've provided some helpful tips on places you must visit, when it comes to planning an exciting and unforgettable vacation with your crew!


The Hype on Bridal Cave: Bridal Cave remains a constant 60° inside, so it’s a great activity, no matter what the weather! Guided tours leave every few minutes and last approximately one hour. Tours are conducted over concrete pathways through the Cave’s refreshing 60-degree environment. Park interpreters will lead you and your family through…

OPENING WEEKEND: Thunder Mountain Fall Festival🎃

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It's October and that means the Thunder Mountain Fall Festival is here! Open every Saturday & Sunday in October, Bridal Cave is hosting the annual Thunder Mountain Fall Festival! Get into the fall spirit and make plans to visit the best cave at the Lake of the Ozarks this October. Check out all the festive fun that awaits at the cave!


Thunder Mountain Fall Festival Details: The Thunder Mountain Fall Festival will open this weekend -- Saturday, October 5th and will be open on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the entire month of October. When you purchase a ticket for the Bridal Cave Tour, you get to enjoy all of the fall festival activities while you're in the park. It's the perfect combination for a fun fall day!

Thunder Mountain Fall Festival Activities:
Sarsaparilla Making Feed Giant Fish Bean Bat Toss Duck RacesPumpkin Chunkin Range Jumbo Tic Tac Toe Corn Crib Pedal Tractor RacesHaybale Mountain Fire Pits  Numerous Family Photo SettingsLive Bluegrass MusicFood TruckAn…

🎃Family-Friendly Fall Event -- Pumkin Chunkin' Palooza🎃

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The Pumkin Chunkin' Palooza in this weekend (September 28th) at Ozarks Amphitheater. This annual fall event provides the ideal place for family excitement and entertainment. The event is geared toward creating a fun atmosphere for families to enjoy each fall. Don't miss the natural beauty of our area as the Autumn colors start to turn! Check out the event details below:


Event Activities:
Pumkin’ Pie Eating ContestFood and BeveragesLocal ArtisansTrebuchet Demonstrations
Family Events:
Face PaintingPetting ZooBounce HousesCorn Crib PitOn-site Pumpkin DecoratingPirate and Magic Show
Event Schedule:
Gates open at 10 AMTrebuchet contest to start at 11AM-4PMTrebuchet demonstrations will be held every hour on the hour.Pirate and Magic Shows in the kids areaLake Area Arts Council Sidewalk Art Contest and ExhibitionPie Eating Contest – Rules and RegistrationContest will begin at 1:00 pm, Each contestant will be given three piesThe first to finish all three pies winsIf no one finishes in 8…

CAN'T MISS EVENT: Crossover Christian Music Festival 2019🎶🎤

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Have you heard? The 2019 Crossover Christian Music Festival is THIS WEEKEND (9/20-9/22) at the best live music venue in Missouri! That's right, Ozarks Amphitheater is proud to host this amazing event filled with family-friendly activities and awesome music. Check out the different Christian bands and entertainment the Amphitheater has in store. Be sure to take a look at the schedule of events below that way you know when and where to catch your favorites!


2019 Crossover Christian Music Festival Schedule:Friday, September 20 
Night of Worship
5:00 PM - Gates open
6:00 PM - Music begins with local worship bands
8:30 PM - Carrollton
Admission Free, Parking $10

Saturday, September 21
12 Noon – 4:00 PM Backlot Street Party
Ozarks Amphitheater Main Entrance Plaza
Live music, bounce houses, games, concessions, fun for the whole family
Admission Free – Parking $5 till 4PM - $10 after 4PM

4:30 PM – Gates open to Amphitheater Seats – Tickets Required (Box office will be open)
5:00 PM – Welco…

🍁Fall Festivities with Best Lake Attractions🍁

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The temps are still warm but we're already gearing up for Fall at the Lake of the Ozarks. This time of year brings about breathtaking changes in scenery, as well as some festive fun! Our Best Lake Attractions knows all about family fun all Summer long and Autumn is no different. Check out the exciting Fall festivities the best attractions at the Lake of the Ozarks has coming your way.


Pumkin Chunkin' Palooza Sep 28th, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00pm
Ozarks Amphitheater
A day of fun awaits at Pumkin Chunkin' Palooza at Ozarks Amphitheater! Enjoy pumpkin contests, fun events for all ages to participate in, and awesome entertainment all day. The day even features micro brews & Missouri wines, as well as tasty food!  Don't miss out on this fun day of Fall-inspired fun. And don't miss the exciting activities you can enjoy:

Largest Pumpkin ContestPumkin Decorating ContestFace PaintingPetting ZooKids ActivitiesClimbing WallCarnival RidesAnd MORE!

Thunder Mountain Park Fall Fest…

🎵Make Plans to Attend the Crossover Christian Music Festival!🎵

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Have you heard? There's another awesome weekend of live music at Ozarks Amphitheater this season! The Crossover Christian Music Festival is scheduled for September 20th - 22nd. If you're ready to experience fantastic music and spiritual connections, this is the place for you! The best live music venue in Missouri is thrilled to host this amazing weekend of music and comradery. Check out the details about the event below.


The Crossover Christian Music Festival is a can't miss event! This festival provides national recording artists on-stage and utilizes worship bands and musicians from local churches around the Lake of the Ozarks region. Local service organizations will also be highlighted on-stage and attendees will be shown volunteer opportunities to help these agencies better serve the homeless, hungry and hurting people of our community. Strengthen your spiritual relationship and learn how you can give back to our great community, all at this exciting festival!

FRIDAY -…