Showing posts from 2018

Great Places For a Thanksgiving Day Feast at the Lake

November is here, which means it's officially the holiday season! Thanksgiving is all about reflecting on what each of us are thankful for and a time to be with family and friends. Of course, we can't forget about all the delicious food! Although, all that delicious food isn't going to cook its self... Want a great Thanksgiving meal but don't want to have to cook? The Lake area has several options for getting a delicious Thanksgiving feast without all the work! You will, however, want to make your reservations as soon as possible becasue they will book up fast! Your favorite family attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks has all the details on where to fest on Thanksgiving!

The Lodge of Four Seasons  The Lodge of Four seasons will be carving the roast baron of beef and laying out the sweet potato mash and pumpkin pie. Of course, they will have the traditional fixings as well, roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and much more! See their full menu here. To…

FREE Fall Decor & MORE! πŸŒΎπŸŽƒ

Our second annual Fall Festival was a HUGE success! We want to say THANK YOU to everyone who came to enjoy the fall festivities, and everyone who helped make this spectacular event possible. The park was decorated phenomenally this year! With that being said, we have a ton of leftover decorations. Rather than them going to waste, we are giving these decorations away for FREE! Beginning Friday, November 2nd at 9am at Bridal Cave, we will be giving away all of the produce used in decorating the park.

Here Is What We Have  If you have a use for straw, mums, corn, corn stalks or pumpkins it will be available for FREE. Whether you are a farmer, you want your home to be perfectly decorated for November, or you want to make some delicious homemade pumpkin pie for the holidays, help us recycle these decorations! Below is what we have available:

Over 1,000 bales of straw that can be used for animal bedding, mulch or planting grassOver 1,500 pounds of corn for animal feed or deer huntingA few hu…

LAST Weekend for Our Fall Festival! 🍁

We have been having a blast at our Thunder Mountain Fall Festival this year! If you haven't had the chance to join in on the fun fall activities at Bridal Cave, it's not too late! Our Fall Festival at the Lake of the Ozarks will be open on Saturday and Sunday but it will be your last chance until next year. Why not bring your whole family out for some Family Fun...As It Should Be!

Exciting Demonstrations and Live Music!  As part of our Fall Festival, we have some exciting demonstrations and live music in the park! From 12pm to 3pm the extremely talented Bluegrass Duo Jim & Darlene will be in the park playing bluegrass music. 
We will also have a demonstration on how to make sarsaparilla. Sarsaparilla is an old time root beer and surprisingly delicious! You'll get to see how it's made and even get a free sample to try!  Our Fall Festival Activities  For the price of admission to tour Bridal Cave, the activities for our fall festival are all included, which makes our…

BEST Weather This Weekend for Some Fall FUN!

Our fall festival at the Lake of the Ozarks is off to a great start and if you haven't got the chance to check it out, this weekend is going to be the perfect weekend to bring the gang out to Bridal Cave! The weather forecast is looking perfect for some fall fun at our scenic attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks. In addition to the natural scenic beauty, the whole park is decorated with pumpkins, mums, straw bales and more! Coming to see the decorations alone is worth the trip.

Beautiful Scenery  Bridal Cave is known as one of Americas most scenic caverns. You will see room after room of incredible mineral deposits, giant columns, stalactites and stalagmites, massive draperies, and so much more all created over millions of years of formation. Take a tour of our cave at the Lake of the Ozarks and our fall festival activities are included with your cave admission which adds even more excitement to our family attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Take a step outside, in Thunder Mount…

Origins of Sarsaparilla

We have one weekend under our belt for our 2nd Annual Thunder Mountain Fall Festival and both our staff and guests had a great time enjoying all the fall activities in the park. If you missed us last weekend, no worries because our Fall Festival at the Lake of the Ozarks will take place every weekend in October, so you still have plenty of time to join in on the fun at our family attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks. From pumpkin painting, caves tours, pedal tractor racing, and much much more, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Fall Festival. One of the popular stations at our Fall Festival is our sarsaparilla making tent! Not sure what sarsaparilla is? Continue reading to find out!

What is Sarsparilla?  During our Fall Festival, we show you what goes into making sarsparilla soda, which is much like an old fashion root beer. But what exactly is sarsparilla? Sarsparilla is a vine that grows in warmer clients in southern states in the US and Central & South America. The…

Our Fall Festival Opens THIS WEEKEND!

It's finally here, our 2nd Annual Thunder Mountain Fall Festival at Bridal Cave! Our staff has worked hard the past few weeks to transform our family attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks into the best decorated fall event at the Lake of the Ozarks. In addition to our normal cave tour, there will be so many fun activities to enjoy while you are here in the park. Our Fall Festival will take place every weekend in October so you will have plenty of opportunities this October to join in on the fun! Read on to find out what this spectacular event will entail this October!

This festival is the best decorated event at the Lake with Over 3,000 pumpkins, 1,000 bales of straw and hundreds and hundreds of fresh blooming Mums…all for sale at discount prices with a cave tour. Get your fall decorations and have Family Fun as it Should be.
Included In Paid Admission to the Bridal Cave Tour!  In addition to touring one of Americas most scenic caverns, every weekend in October you will get enjoy f…

Fall Festivals at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Fall is finally here and the Lake of the Ozarks is going to be full of fun events to enjoy with your friends and family! Our Thunder Mountain Fall Festival starts very soon and our staff is working hard to transform our Lake of the Ozarks attraction for our 2nd Annual Thunder Mountain Fall Festival! Every weekend in October, the park comes alive with live bluegrass music, over 1,000 pumpkins in the park, and many other fall-themed activities! In the meantime, if you can't wait to have some fall fun, Saturday, September 29th, 2018 with be the Pumkin Chunkin Palooza at Ozarks Amphitheater. Get all the details below!

Pumkin Chunkin Palooza Saturday, September 29th 10am-5pm The main event is centered around the giant trebuchet, which is a machine that was used in medieval times to hurl stones or other large objects at their opponents. For this event, one was built to chuck pumpkins far and wide, just for fun! Trebuchet demonstrations will be held every hour on the hour!  

Event Activiti…

✈ Lake of the Ozarks Air Show THIS WEEKEND! ✈

The Lake of the Ozarks is full of fun annual events. This weekend, Saturday, September 22, 2018 is the Lake of the Ozarks Air Show at the Camdenton Memorial Lake Regional Airport. Vendor booths will open at 10:00 am and the show will conclude at 3:00 pm.  This annual event at the Lake of the Ozarks is going to be packed with entertainment for folks of all ages to enjoy. This day will consist of areal displays, static displays, vendor booths, car vs. plane rases, and much more. Your friends underground here at Bridal Cave and Thunder Mountain Park have all the details for what to expect at the Air Show this year!

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Air-Show Acts  Saturday will be a full day of fun and exciting air show acts. Expect to see a wide variety of planes sore through the sky. This year, you will get to see modified Pitts, Bi-Plane low level routines, WWII era aircraft, 1940s vintage Super Stearman, and much more! Visit the official Lake of the Ozarks Air Show We…

A Heartfelt Surprise 65th Wedding Anniversary Inside Bridal Cave!

The emotions were high on Sunday, September 9th, 2018 inside Bridal Cave. We had the opportunity to be a part of a surprise 65th wedding anniversary. Frank and Peggy Brown's extremely thoughtful children reached out to us to help plan a romantic and intimate surprise inside our cave at the Lake of the Ozarks and we were happy to help! Find out all the details below!

65th Wedding Anniversary Surprise! On September 9th, 2018 Frank and Peggy Brown celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Their children wanted to do something special for them so they planned a romantic anniversary surprise in honor of their accomplishment. Mr. and Mrs. Brown celebrated their honeymoon in 1953 with a trip to Bridal Cave with longtime friends. What better way to celebrate their milestone 65th anniversary than revisiting their honeymoon destination! Their children gathered to surprise their parents with a heartfelt rendition of "Could I Have This Dance" in honor of their 65th anniversary. Wat…

12th Annual Bikefest at Lake of the Ozarks!

It's that time of year for another Bikefest to roll through the Lake of the Ozarks. This year, the 12th Annual Bikefest will take place September 12-16, 2018. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts from all across the United States will spend a few days taking in some of the most scenic rides in the country. From concerts, extreme motocross, and much more you won't want to miss the chance to ride your bike to one of the biggest events of the year at the Lake of the Ozarks. Your favorite cave at the Lake of the Ozarks has all the details for Bikefest 2018!

Photo Credit: Bikefest Passport Program  Do you want your chance to WIN a 2017 Harley Davidson FXDL 103 Dyna Low Rider Motorcycle? Take the ultimate scenic cruise through the Lake of the Ozarks and hit up all of the Passport Locations during the course of Bikefest! Once you have a stamp for every location, turn your passport in for your chance to win. A $20 entry is a donation and you can fill out multiple pa…

Last Blast of Summer...Labor Day Weekend!

It's theLast Blast of Summer...Labor Day Weekend! It's the perfect time to get the whole family together and explore nature at it's finest at our natural attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks. Tours will be leaving every few minutes and we hope to see you at our cave at the Lake of the Ozarks over this long holiday weekend. While Labor Day Weekend is the "unofficial end of summer" if you can't make it, don't sweat it because we will still be open even after the summer season is over. Check out what will be happening here at Bridal Cave over the holiday weekend.

LAST LANTERN TOUR!  While we will be open for our daily tours after Labor Day is over, but our Lantern Tours are only offered through Labor Day Weekend. This special 75 minute guided tour of Bridal Cave details the adventure of what cave exploring used to be before electric lights. Imagine the excitement of seeing this now famous cavern by hand held lanterns. Your guide will give an in-depth history…