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Pumkin Chunkin Palooza at Ozarks Amphitheater! 🎃

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 Fall is in the air which means fall activities around the Lake of the Ozarks are getting ready to kick-off! One of our favorite fall events happens at Ozarks Amphitheater! The Pumkin Chunkin Palooza will be happening on Saturday, September 25, 2021, and Bridal Cave & Thunder Mountain Park want to make sure that you have all of the important information to attend this fun event. Read on to learn more!  Event Activities Pumkin’ Pie Eating Contest Food and Beverages Local Artisans Trebuchet Demonstrations Talent Contest Family Events Face Painting Petting Zoo Bounce Houses On-site Pumpkin Decorating Pirate and Magic Show EVENT SCHEDULE Gates open at 10 AM Trebuchet contest to start at 11AM-4PM – DOWNLOAD APPLICATION Trebuchet demonstrations will be held every hour on the hour. Pirate and Magic Shows in the kids area Lake Area Arts Council Sidewalk Art Contest and Exhibition Pie Eating Contest – Rules and Registration Contest will begin at 1:00 pm, Each contestant will be given three

Bridal Cave is Open All Year for Cave Tours!

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Another summer season is in the books as the season winds down after Labor Day weekend. Next up is fall, and although we don't get as many visitors, it's truly one of the most incredible times of year to visit our park! Gorgeous fall foliage and cooler weather make being outdoors enjoying nature even better! Bridal Cave & Thunder Mountian Park is open year-round for family fun!  It's Comfy in the Cave Even if it's a little chilly to be hanging around outside at the park, it's always a comfortable 60° inside  Missouri's most scenic cave tour , allowing you to get out of the house and into nature without freezing! Shimmy out of that heavy winter coat once you're inside the cave and feel like it's a nice, cool, fall day again. Instead of getting stir-crazy stuck inside the house, bring the family here to hang out with us over the holidays. We are open daily from 9 am - 5 pm with Bridal Cave tours leaving often. The only exception will be that we will be

Close Out Summer with a Bang! Labor Day Weekend Fun and Fireworks!

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Labor Day Weekend is here! It's the last blast of summer here at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate summer one last time, there will be fireworks all across the lake area! Read on to find out where to view the best fireworks over the weekend!  Labor Day Fireworks  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th 1) Bear Bottom Resort, Fireworks @ 9:45 p.m. Live Music by Nashville Fiddle Dickers, 7 - 11 p.m. View fireworks by land at Bear Bottom Resort or by water at the 38 MM. Parking is limited, so arrive early. Call for details: 573-374-6905 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th 1) Bear Bottom Resort, Fireworks 9:45 p.m. Live Music by The Nashville Fiddle Dickers, 7 - 11 p.m. View fireworks by land at Bear Bottom Resort or by water at the 38 MM. Parking is limited, so arrive early. Call for details: 573-374-6905 3) Margaritaville Lake Resort Fireworks, after dusk (About 8:30 p.m.) Viewing by land from Margaritaville property is for their resort guests only. View by water at the 26 MM.

33rd Annual Shootout at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Bridal Cave had a blast hosting the Mini Shootout meet and greet last week! Now the Lake Area is gearing up for the 33rd Annual Shootout! The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US, named one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events according to Powerboat Magazine! Read on to get all the details for this year's shootout!  33RD ANNUAL SHOOTOUT The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US, named one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events according to Powerboat Magazine, the Shootout will take place for the ninth year at Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill in Sunrise Beach (Lake Road 5-50, mile marker 34.5). The event raises funds for eight Lake-area rescue teams and numerous other charitable organizations; last year, $400,000.00 to 32 different Charities and 8 Fire Departments.  Shootout Schedule  SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Captain Ron’s breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Racer Regi

Mini Shootout Meet and Greet at Bridal Cave!

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Bridal Cave is once again hosting the Mini Shootout Meet and Greet! Meet the drivers and see the remote control speed boats up close! The drivers and speedboats will be in our parking lot at Bridal Cave! You will have the change to get a closer look at the remote control boats and Schoobie Food will be here will some delicious snacks. Read on to get all the details!    Mini Shootout Meet and Greet  Friday, August 20th, 2021 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm  Bridal Cave and Thunder Mountain Park 525 Bridal Cave Rd Camdenton, Mo 65020  Meet the Drivers! The night before the big race, you'll have the chance to meet the drivers and see the remote control boats up close and personal! If you've never had the opportunity to see what these remote control boats look like, you're in for a treat. They certainly aren't your average remote control boats - they can go over 100mph and they look like miniature versions of real speedboats! Plus, you'll get to interact with the drivers. Food Truck!

Head to Bridal Cave Before School Starts to Celebrate National Family Fun Month!

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It's almost time for the kids to head back to school which means the countdown to the end of summer fun is on! Since August is National Family Fun Month , why not make plans in the next week to bring the kiddos to Bridal Cave! We have plenty to keep your family busy inside the park! Read on to learn how you can have some family fun before school starts. Panning For Gemstones  Kids (and adults!) LOVE panning for gemstones in our sluice. All you have to do is purchase a bag of sand inside the gift shop and take it outside to our sluice and pan for a variety of rough-cut gemstones! The kids love finding treasures in the sand and the best part is this fun activity doubles as a souvenir! Depending on which bag you choose, you will go home with a variety of Emeralds, Fools Gold, Amethyst, Garnets, Sapphires, and more! Check Out Our Rock Shop  We have one of the  largest rock shops at the Lake of the Ozarks . We love to see the kid's eyes light up when they see all of the wonderful tr

Best Dam Fireworks Display for Missouri's 200th Birthday! 🎂🥳🎆 Sponsored by Bridal Cave!

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The Lake of the Ozarks is celebrating Missouri's 20th birthday in a BIG way! Events have been happening all summer long but one of the events that we are most excited about is the Lake of the Ozarks Best Dam Fireworks Display! Fireworks will be set off all across the Lake on Missouri's Birthday on August 10th! Bridal Cave is sponsoring one of the firework display locations - read on to learn more! Best Dam Fireworks Display  Missouri's 200th Birthday  August 10th, 9:45 PM  10.5 MM of the Big Niangua Arm  Fireworks will be set off in front of Bridal Cave starting at 9:45 PM and synchronized to music that will be broadcast on the 93.5 Rocks the Lake FM. The optimum viewing is by boat at the 10.5 mile marker of the Big Niangua Arm of the Lake of the Ozarks. However, we will have limited parking available at Bridal Cave!  Snacks Available!  If you need a treat while you are enjoying the firework show, Shooby Snacks Food Turck will be there as well as Ice Cream Factory Ice Crea