Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

2019 Calendar of Boating Events at Lake of the Ozarks

March 15, 2019 by Boat Planet

Lake of the Ozarks is packed full of awesome events (many family-friendly) for the 2019 boating season! It seems like there’s something going on almost every weekend! We’ll update many of these events as the date grows closer, so be sure to check back to get all of the insider information. Also, make sure you’re prepared for the busy season by brushing up on our tips for busy boating weekends at Lake of the Ozarks.

For now, here is a sneak peek of our 2019 Calendar of Boating Events at Lake of the Ozarks:

March Boating Events

March 16: St. Patrick’s Water Parade
The 28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Water Parade is a perfect reason to de-winterize your boat a little early. Decorate your boat and join the parade for your chance to win a prize.

Time:
8 AM - 4 PM

Location:
Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill (34.5MM)
82 Aloha Lane
Sunrise Beach, MO 65049

For more information, visit: https://lakewestchamber.com/st-pats-water-parade/

April Boating Events

April 12 - 14: LOMDA Spring In-Water Boat Show
Attend the Lake Ozark Marine Dealers Association (LOMDA) Spring In-Water Boat Show and see a variety of boats including new cruisers, performance boats, runabouts, and PWCs.

Event Dates & Times:
Friday, April 12, 1 PM - 7 PM
Saturday, April 13, 10 AM - 7 PM
Sunday, April 14, 10 AM - 4 PM

Location:
Dog Days Bar & Grill (19MM)
1232 Jefferies Road
Osage Beach, MO 65065

For more information, visit: https://www.lakeozarkboatdealers.com/mo-boat-shows.asp

May Boating Events

May 4: Spring Harbor Hop
Start your 2019 boating season by taking part in the Lake’s largest poker hop on the water with over 40 participating locations on the water! Be sure to check out our 5 Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Spring Harbor Hop.

Time:
Start time varies by location
Turn in poker hand by 7 PM

Location:
Lake Wide Event

For more information, visit: https://www.funlake.com/harborhop

May 11: Performance Boat Center Spring Fun Run
Enjoy a fun-filled day of boating complete with a meet and greet, pool party & dinner, and even an antique boat show. 

Times:
Meet and Greet, 9 AM - 10:30 AM
Pool Party & Dinner, 5 PM - 10PM
Antique Boat Show, All Day

Location:
Performance Boat Center (21MM)

For more information visit: www.performanceboatcenter.com

May 18: Dam to Dam Fun Run
Check back closer to the date to get all of the information.

Event Dates & Times:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lotodam2dam/

May 24 - 27: Memorial Day Weekend
Lake of the Ozarks is the place to be for Memorial Day Weekend! Check back closer to the date to get all of the information.

Event Dates & Times:
May 24 - 27, 2019

Location:
Lake Wide Event

For more information, check out our Boaters Guide here.

May 30 - June 1: Lake Race
Lake Race is a sanctioned OPA/P1 Offshore Race held at Lake of the Ozarks. 50+ powerboat teams from all over the world will converge on the lake to claim the largest sponsorship funded prize purse in the USA.

Event Dates & Times:
Thursday, May 30: Kick-off party at Shady Gators
Friday, May 31: Lake Race Festival of Speed
Saturday, June 1: Lake Race

Location:
Camden on the Lake (7MM)
2325 Bittersweet Road
Lake Ozark, MO 65049

For more information, visit: http://www.lakerace.com

June Boating Events

June 7 - 9: The Canine Cannonball
This family-friendly event features canine athletes competing in events like Big Air, Extreme Vertical, and Speed Retrieve.

Event Dates & Times:
Friday, June 7, 1 PM (registration) - 6 PM
Saturday, June 8, 10 AM (registration) - 5:30 PM 
Sunday, June 9, 10 AM (registration) - 5 PM

Location:
Dog Days Bar & Grill (19MM)
1232 Jefferies Road
Osage Beach, MO 65065

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/280809082867223/

June 8: Shootout Family Fun Run
Check back closer to the date to get all of the information.

Time:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information, visit: https://lakeoftheozarksshootout.org/events/family-fun-run/

June 13 - 16: Performance Boat Center Cigarette Rendezvous
Calling all Cigarette owners and friends of Cigarette owners. Take part in a Cigarette themed weekend filled with a Meet and Greet, Fun Runs, an Awards Dinner, and a day of rehab at the pool!

Event Dates & Times:
Thursday, June 13, Meet and Greet, 4 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday, June 14, Fun Run, All Day
Saturday, June 15, Fun Run and Awards Dinner, All Day
Sunday, June 16, Rehab Pool Party, All Day

Location:
Performance Boat Center (21MM)
1650 Yacht Club Dr
Osage Beach, MO 65065

To R.S.V.P. please email [email protected]

June 28: Support Our Troops Poker Run
One of the lake’s largest poker runs returns this year to benefit H.E.R.O.E.S Care. Rides will be provided to military members and spouses.

Time:
9 AM Breakfast & Driver’s meeting

Location:
Camden on the Lake (7MM)
2359 Bittersweet Rd
Lake Ozark, MO 65049

July Boating Events

July 4: Independence Day at the Lake
Lake of the Ozarks knows how to celebrate Independence Day! Check back to get the inside scoop of where to celebrate and see all the fireworks.

Event Dates & Times:
TBA

Location:
Lake Wide Event

For more information visit: TBA

July 13: Formula Fun Run
Calling all Formula boat owners. Enjoy a fun day on the water with fellow Formula owners.

Time:
TBA

Location:
Lake Wide Event

For more information visit: TBA

July 20: Aquapalooza
The Lake’s largest family-friendly event will feature live music and activities all day long!

Insider Tip: Arrive early to secure a spot or reserve a slip at Dog Days months in advance.

Time:
12 PM - 5 PM

Location:
Dog Days Bar & Grill (19MM)
1232 Jefferies Road
Osage Beach, MO 65065

For more information, visit: https://www.funlake.com/aquapalooza-2

BFD Fun Run - Baja, Fountain, & Donzi

Time:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: TBA

August Boating Events

August 3: Ha Ha Tonka Fun Run
Join your fellow boaters for a cruise down to Ha Ha Tonka State Park.

Time:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: TBA

August 16 - 18: Mini-Shootout
The Mini-Shootout is where remote-control boats a fraction of the size of powerboats race at speeds in the triple digits!

Event Dates & Times:
Friday, August 16, 6 PM - 8 PM
Saturday, August 17, 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, August 18, 9 AM - 12 PM

Location:
Ha Ha Tonka Spring Cove (14.5MM Big Niangua)

For more information, visit: https://lakeoftheozarksshootout.org/events/mini-shootout/

August 21: Shootout On The Strip Meet & Greet
A fun, family event on the strip where you can meet the drivers and their race teams. Be sure to bring a camera to take pictures of all the boats on display!

Time:
5 PM - 10 PM

Location:
Bagnell Dam (0MM)

For more information visit: https://lakeoftheozarksshootout.org/events/shootout-on-the-strip/

August 23: Shootout Poker Run
The Shootout Poker Run is the largest poker run at Lake of the Ozarks with close to 150 boats participating. Don’t miss the pre-party the night before!

Time:
8 AM - 6 PM

Location:
Lake Wide Event

For more information, visit: https://lakeoftheozarksshootout.org/events/poly-lift-poker-run/

August 24 - 25: Lake of the Ozarks Shootout
The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US and was named one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events according to Powerboat Magazine.

Event Dates & Times:
Saturday, August 24, 8 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, August 25, 8 AM - 4 PM

Location:
Captain Ron’s
82 Aloha Lane
Sunrise Beach, MO 65079

For more information, visit: https://lakeoftheozarksshootout.org/events/

August 31: Boating for Cops Fun Run
Join your fellow boaters for this 4th annual fun run that supports families of fallen police officers.

Event Dates & Times:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: TBA

September Boating Events

August 30 - September 2: Labor Day Weekend
Check back to see all the details to plan out your Labor Day Weekend.

Event Dates & Times:
TBA

Location:
Lake Wide Event

For more information visit: TBA

September 14: Prenger Fall Fun Run
Join your fellow boaters for this fun run that benefits Kids Harbor and Citizens Against Domestic Violence (CADV).

Time:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: TBA

September 19 - 21: LOMDA Fall In-Water Boat Show
Check back closer to the date to get all of the information.

Event Dates & Times:
TBA

Location:
Captain Ron’s (34.5MM)
82 Aloha Lane
Sunrise Beach, MO 65079

For more information visit: TBA

September 21: Waves and Wheels Fun Run
Check back closer to the date to get all of the information.

Event Dates & Times:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: TBA

September 28: Lake of the Ozarks PowerBoat Association Big Numbers Run
Check back closer to the date to get all of the information.

Event Dates & Times:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: TBA

October Boating Events

October 5: Performance Boat Center Fun Run
Check back closer to the date to get all of the information.

Time:
TBA

Location:
TBA

For more information visit: TBA

October 12: Fall Harbor Hop
Why not enjoy a good harbor hop twice a year? Just like the Spring Harbor Hop, collect the best hand at the participating locations all while enjoying a beautiful fall boating day!

Time:
TBA

Location:
Lake Wide Event

For more information visit: TBA

Did we miss any other boating events? Let us know in the comments!

 

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