Can you believe September is already here? Where did summer even go?!
If you’re not into summer heat and bustling crowds, there is no better time than fall to head to the Lake of the Ozarks.
Fall festivals. Jacket weather. S’mores and reminiscing over a campfire. The changing leaves. Gold. Red. Orange. Brown. Beautiful.
This month, there are several events you’ll want to check out, including:
- 14th Annual Fall Festival in Osage Beach
- Iguana Fireworks at Iguana Cove on September 11th
- Grand Opening of Pickleheads Roadhouse September 11th – 14th
- BIKEFEST 2014!
- 45th Annual Laurie Hillbilly Fair
- AND MORE!
Check out a full list of events in September at the Lake of the Ozarks here.
Photo courtesy: Eldon Chamber of Commerce
With Fall officially here, Turkeys beware! 😀
This Saturday, September 28th is Eldon’s 27th Annual Turkey Festival in Downtown Eldon.
The day will be packed full of delicious food, fantastic live music, as well as a parade, Demolition Derby at the Miller County Fairgrounds, and the Turkey Trot 5k run/walk. Something for the entire family!
Besides being a great time for the family, it’s also an opportunity to give back. The Eldon Food Pantry will be accepting canned goods and can be taken to the Parade Registration Desk. Be sure to check your pantry before heading to the festival!
The festival begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 10 p.m.
Some events to keep in mind:
Friday, September 27th
- Eldon Turkey Festival Little Mr. & Miss Contest – 6pm – Eldon South Elementary School
Saturday, September 28th
- Turkey Festival Parade – 10 a.m.
- Shake Your Tail Feathers Flower Show – 1 p.m. til 4 p.m.
- Turkey Festival Demolition Derby – 5:30 p.m.
If you have any other questions, be sure to contact the Eldon Chamber at (573) 392-3752.
As summer comes to an end and kids return to school, there’s still plenty to look forward to at the Lake of the Ozarks!
Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year at the lake and there’s no shortage of events. The Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau has a comprehensive listing of events at the lake in September. It all begins with fireworks over Labor Day weekend and ends with the 28th Annual Turkey Festival on September 28th.
Click here to see the all of the events happening in September.
Even though the finals days of summer are upon us, there’s a whole lot going on this fall at the Lake of the Ozarks! Here’s a snapshot of some must-attend events. Book your stay with us this fall and be sure to ask about our latest specials!
Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest 2012: September 12th – 16th – www.lakeoftheozarksbikefest.com
Lake of the Ozarks AIR SHOW: September 22nd – ALL Day – www.lakeoftheozarksairshow.com
World’s Largest Pontoon Party at Captain Ron’s: September 22nd – ALL DAY – www.captainronsatthelake.com
Big Bass Bash: October 6th & 7th – ALL DAY – http://midwestfishtournaments.com/bigbassbashhome.html
Lake of the Ozarks Fall Harbor Hop: October 13th – http://funlake.com/harborhop/
16th Annual Fall Classic Open Bass Buddy Tourney – October 27th & 28th – http://alhonna.com/
Do you know of any other events?? Write in the comments below!
We can already hear the roar of motorcycles heading to the Lake of the Ozarks!
What’s better than fall weather with bands, food, and booze?!
We have plenty of cozy vacation home rentals available for that weekend.
To check out all that we have to offer, visit our website. Mention that you’re visiting for the Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest and we’ll give you a 10 percent discount on your stay.
Also, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 1-866-273-2169 with any questions.
Click here to find more details about the 2012 Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest!
Fall is the best time of year to visit the Lake of the Ozarks if you’re into festivals. Here are a few festivals worth checking out!
In the Lake area, autumn means the Turkey and Apple festivals. First up is the Turkey Festival held in downtown Eldon Saturday, Sept. 24. The Olde Tyme Apple Festival in downtown Versailles is the following weekend, with the main event being Saturday, Oct. 1.
Let’s talk turkey.
When 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24
What to expect Turkey legs are a treat at this fest that also includes music, vendors and kids activities
Parade The festival parade features a wide variety of floats and walk-alongs. Don’t miss the action that starts at 10 a.m.
Turkey Trot & Gobble Wobble 5K With a $15 entry fee, this walk/run starts at 7 a.m. from 111 S. Oak
Apple Jammin’ is the theme of this year’s fest. Expect some great music to be playing around the downtown square on Saturday where a multitude of craft and food vendors will also be set up.
When Friday, Sept. 30-Sunday, Oct. 2
- Friday Includes a car cruise, kid contests, sock hop and more
- Saturday Includes a parade at 10 a.m., booths, food, live entertainment, games for children and a car show
- Sunday Golf tournament at Rolling Hills Country Club
Tip Parking can be a bear at this popular fest, but a shuttle service is available to take visitors downtown from the Morgan County Fairgrounds off Highway 52.