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The Best Dam Birthday Bash ALL SUMMER LONG!

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The Lake of the Ozarks is the place to be this summer! Not only are we voted one of the best places to vacation in the United States for summer 2021, but we're also making it even bigger and better this year! Missouri is celebrating our 200th birthday and the Bagnell Dam is celebrating our 90th birthday so gear up for an all summer long birthday celebration like no other! As the Best Lake Attractions , we're thrilled as we work hard to bring this event together with many other community members, organizations, and businesses. Check out the details of what we have on the books for the Lake of the Ozarks Best Dam Birthday Bash and stay tuned for more updates and happenings to come! Guinness Book of World Records Boat Parade Saturday, June 12 9:00am The Lake of the Ozarks is trying to beat the Guinness Book of World Records Longest Boat Parade. Currently the world record is held in Malaysia with 1180 boats. We need everyone's help to break this record. Mark your calendars to

Explore Bridal Cave Both Inside & Out!

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Bridal Cave is one of the most scenic places at the Lake of the Ozarks. Whether inside the breathtaking cave near Camdenton, MO or exploring the trails at Thunder Mountain Park, there are exciting places to explore both inside and out at Bridal Cave ! Check out the details of the fun that awaits: Explore INSIDE Bridal Cave 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 room after room of incredible mineral deposits. Giant columns, delicate soda straws and massive draperies abound throughout the cave. Millions of years of struggle between water and rock have created this cavern with more onyx formations than any other known cave or cavern. In fact thousands of school children each year explore Bridal Cave as part of their educational program. A tour through Bridal Cave is a family adventure you will never forget.

Don't Miss the 2021 Spring Harbor Hop!

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This weekend looks like the perfect time to be out on the water soaking it all in! It's ideal timing for the 2021 Spring Harbor Hop at the Lake of the Ozarks! As the Best Lake Attractions , we know how important events like this are for our area and we can't wait to share the details of this upcoming boating event! Our very own Bear Bottom Resort is even one of the dealer stops so be sure to stop by & check out the waterfront restaurant near Sunrise Beach . What is Harbor Hop? The Spring Harbor Hop takes place on May 1, 2021, and it's time to start making plans to attend! Participants stop at 7 of the participating 40 waterfront stops to select a poker card at each stop. At the end of 7 (or more) stops, you turn in your poker hand in hopes to win big! There are a TON of prizes up for grabs -- even the worst hand gets a prize! The REAL prize is getting to spend all day with your crew out on the boat while visiting some of your favorite waterfront spots. It really is the

Attractions You MUST Visit this Summer at Lake of the Ozarks

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The Lake of the Ozarks is going to be booming this summer. It's even been voted in the top 10 places to vacation in summer 2021! Our Best Lake Attractions are here to make sure you & your crew have the best getaway possible. As you're planning your Lake of the Ozarks vacation , go ahead and put these 4 attractions on your must-visit list! 🎵Rock Out at Ozarks Amphitheater The Ozarks Amphitheater has been voted the Best Live Music Venue in Missouri. The acoustical brilliance of the theater enhances the concert experience for both performer and audience. Conveniently located in Central Missouri at the Lake of the Ozarks, this open-air venue has over 10,000 dedicated seats and is surrounded by stunning landscapes. The lineup for this summer is fantastic and there are more big announcements to come!  😎Chow Down & Have Fun at Bear Bottom Resort Bear Bottom Resort has everything you can image for a day of fun with your crew! From mouthwater eats to refreshing drinks to thri

Can't Miss Events at Ozarks Amphitheater

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Here at Best Lake Attractions , we're thrilled that Ozarks Amphitheater is able to host some amazing events this year! Coming off the year of cancellations and postponing events in the music industry, Ozarks Amphitheater is knocking it out of the park in 2021! Check out the amazing lineup SO FAR at the best live music venue in Missouri : Wednesday - Saturday, April 15 - 17, 2021 70th ANNUAL DOGWOOD FESTIVAL  Saturday, May 22, 2021 AARON LEWIS Show Time: 7:00 pm Saturday, June 19, 2021 JAMEY JOHNSON & WHISKEY MYERS Show Time: 7:00 pm Friday, June 25, 2021 RODNEY CARRINGTON Show Time: 9:00 pm Sunday, July 4, 2021 REO SPEEDWAGON Show Time: 7:00 pm Friday, July 9, 2021 JON PARDI Show Time: 7:30 pm Wednesday, August 11, 2021 SHINEDOWN Show Time: 8:00 pm Friday, September 3, 2021 BRANTLEY GILBERT Show Time: 6:45 pm Friday, September 17, 2021 THREE DOG NIGHT Show Time: 7:00 pm Saturday, October 2, 2021 THE AVETT BROTHERS Show Time: 7:00 pm Don't miss your favorite acts at the brea

7 Reasons to Plan Your Family Vacation to the Lake of the Ozarks

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Summer is almost here, and the Lake of the Ozarks should be your next vacation spot. Our Lake of the Ozarks attractions are here to help make your family getaway unforgettable! There is a ton of fun waiting for you and your family at the lake. If you have not started planning your trip to the best lake in Missouri, here are 7 of our Best Lake Attractions to make your stay memorable! 1. Explore Bridal Cave Bridal cave is a great family activity to enjoy year-round. Guided cave tours occur every few minutes and last around an hour, making it fun and easy to travel through the cave’s 60-degree environment. You will get to experience informative guides, breathtaking mineral deposits, and an overall adventure for everyone to enjoy. If you are looking for a family adventure you will never forget, be sure to check out the best cave at the Lake of the Ozarks! 2. Catch Some Waves at Big Surf Waterpark The fun is never ending at Big Surf Waterpark. Opening day is on May 29th and summer is the

DON'T MISS IT! Last Community Connections Meeting Before Season

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This month will be the 4th installment of the Community Connections meeting brought to you by Best Lake Attractions , and you won't want to miss this amazing opportunity! The group meets once a month during the off-season months to share about each business and discuss events and happenings that impact the entire Lake of the Ozarks area! Be a part of this incredible movement to bring individual businesses together for the greater good of our entire area. The meeting is hosted at the Thunder Mountain Event Center on April 9th from 7:30-9:00. It's a fantastic opportunity to network with like-minded business leaders in the community. Check out the details below: About Community Connections: Community Connections is a way for businesses and business leaders to connect at the Lake of the Ozarks. Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to share about their business, ask for referrals, and network with fellow business associates in the area. The group will meet during the off-seas