December 2017 Events at Lake of the Ozarks

Christmas Light Parks Around The Lake – Nov 17 – Jan 1

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Don’t miss the winter wonderland of lights, this holiday season.   Watch the children’s faces light up when you drive through these wonderful displays. These displays are free, though donations are appreciated.

Click HERE for more information.

Christmas Village at Old Kinderhook – Nov 23 – Dec 24OK-ChristmasVillage2017

The Ice at Old Kinderhook – 678 Old Kinderhook Dr., Camdenton

Call them for hours of operation – 573.317.3500

Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve you can ride in a horse drawn carriage, decorate gingerbread houses, meet Santa & Mrs. Clause, S’mores around the fire, ice skating and much more.  This is an awesome family experience that oozes Christmas spirit!

Click HERE for more information.

Deck the Docks Holiday Cruises – Nov 24 – Dec 30

Celebration Cruises – 5085 Davis Dr., Osage Beach

Wednesday, Friday & Saturday – 5:30pm – 8 pm

From November 24 through December 30 there will be nightly cruises on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday to tour the docks and homes that are decorated for Christmas.  Tickets are $25/each and proceeds benefit the Dogwood Animal Shelter.  Reservations must be booked in advance.  Call 573.480.3212

Click HERE for more information.

Camdenton Christmas On The Square – Dec 2

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Saturday – 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Don’t miss this free event (though canned goods for the Lamb House are encouraged) on the Camdenton Square, in front of the courthouse.  The 5K Running of the Elves (this event does cost) begins at 9:30 am…at 10:30 the other activities begin, including games, ornament making, chocolate snowmen, prize drawings, craft tables, music, cooking decorating, petting zoo, hot dogs, and so much more!  Santa, himself, will arrive at 11:30!!  This event is so much fun and is anticipated by the kids all year long!

Click HERE for more info for Running of the Elves

Christmas For Kids Benefit Dinner – Dec 9

Lodge of the Four Seasons – Granada Room – 315 Four 2017-11-27_1517Seasons Dr., Lake Ozark

Saturday – 5:30 pm – Cocktails
6:30 pm – Dinner

This is a wonderful benefit sponsored by Kiwanis Club, Christmas for Kids committee and Lake Area Businesses.  All proceeds benefit underprivileged children in the Lake of the Ozarks area, LOSA, Wonderland Camp, Hope House, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Lake Reg. Pediatrics, YMCA, Share the Harvest Food Pantry and Kid’s Harbor.

Enjoy a 3-course dinner, drink station, excellent silent auction and entertainment.  Each person attending is asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy with a value of $20 or give a $20 cash donation at the door.

Cost for tickets is $70 per person.  RSVP your table today!  You must be 21 to enter!

Click HERE for more info!

Lake Ozark Christmas Parade – Dec 9

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Saturday – 3 pm – 5 pm

This year’s parade theme is “A Musically Magical Christmas”.  Lineup will start at HH & Bagnell Dam Blvd and will proceed down the strip to the Dam.

Following the parade, Santa will greet children and families for a bonfire at Two Bit Town.  There will be treats for the kids, hot chocolate, coffee and refreshments and music.

Eldon Electric Christmas parade – Dec 9

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Saturday – 5 pm

This is Eldon’s first EVER electric Christmas parade!  Parade begins downtown and ends at Rock Island Park where there will be a tree lighting ceremony.  Come out and see Santa, marching bands, EHS choir and more!

New Year’s Eve Celebrations Around the Lake

New Year’s Eve at Tan-Tar-A:  Click Here for more info!IMG_1872

Family New Year’s Eve Fun at Timber Falls at Tan-Tar-A: Click HERE for more info!

New Year’s Eve at Old Kinderhook: Click HERE for more info!

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Party at H. Toads: Click HERE for more info!

New Year’s Eve at Lodge of the Four Seasons: Click HERE for more info!

New Year’s Eve at Inn at Grand Glaize: Click HERE for more info!

New Year’s Eve at Redhead Lakeside Grill & Yacht Club: Click HERE for more info!


Have a safe and wonderful holiday season!  And, as always, if we can be of any help while you are here, give us a call at 573.302.2323!

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