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Congrats to all 211 Couples Who Got Married at Bridal Cave in 2020!

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Happy New Year from Bridal Cave and Thunder Mountain Park! This week, we would like to pay a special tribute to all of the wonderful couples who got married at Bridal Cave this year! In 2020, we had 211 weddings inside Bridal Cave and we wanted to say congratulations! Check out a collage of all of our couples from 2020 below.  2020 Bridal Cave Couples  Get Engaged Over the Holidays?  Did you get engaged over the holidays? First, congratulations! We hope you continue to enjoy this time with your new fiance! Once it's time to start planning, we would love to be part of that process.  Get Married Inside Bridal Cave  If you are planning a small wedding and you are a couple looking for a unique venue, then  Bridal Cave  may be the perfect wedding venue for you. It is an absolutely breathtaking backdrop for your nuptials with a lot of history. Over 3,500 couples from around the world have exchanged vows here with us. Our underground Bridal Chapel can accommodate up to 50 standing guests.

2nd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! 🌊🎁

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Once again, a group of businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks have got together to help you celebrate Christmas this season! This will be our second year for the 12 Days of Christmas! 12 Businesses have put together a gift for one lucky winner and it could be you! Read on to find out the details for the second annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway.  Just like the song 12 Days of Christmas, each business will be giving a special gift from their business with a coordinating number to the song! Check out what you could win!    12 Ice Skating Passes - Old Kinderhook Resort  11 Peppermint Mocha - Higher Grounds Coffee 10 Classes Pass Integrity Yoga  9 Shots of Fireshine - The Fish and Company  8 Cluckin' Chickens - The Butcher Shop in Camdenton 7 Pints of Ice Cream - The Ice Cream Factory  6 B-12 Shots - New Spring Wellness Center  5 Season Passes - Bridal Cave  4 Concert Tickets - Ozarks Amphitheater  3 pounds of Fudge - Blairs Landing  2 Season Passes - Big Surg Water Park 1 Family Pass

Warm Holiday Fun at Bridal Cave! πŸŽ…πŸŒŸπŸŽ„

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Christmas time is here and with the holiday festivities underway, it's likely that you will have guests coming into town! If you are looking for a fun way to get the whole family out of the house for a while, Bridal Cave is open daily from 9am - 4pm for tours of our Lake of the Ozarks cave. We will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day but open every other day! Find out what we have in store for your visit below! 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 - 4 pm  with Bridal Cave tours leaving every few mi

Circle the Lake with Christmas CheerπŸŽ„

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The amazing Circle the Lake with Christmas Cheer event is taking place on December 19th and you're invited! Bridal Cave is a proud sponsor of this event. If you want to help make a difference in the lives of those living and working in assisted living facilities this year, we have the perfect opportunity for you! And the best news? There's more than one way to participate! Check out the details and learn how you can help spread Christmas cheer this year.  Circle the Lake with Christmas Cheer Saturday, December 19th, 2020 Join us for a community-wide outdoor Christmas Caroling event. The group will leave Big Surf Waterpark at 10:00am. Along with the vocalists from Main Street Music Hall, we'll travel around the Lake stopping at nursing and assisted living facilities spreading Christmas joy for all to hear! Busses will be available for transportation. If you'd rather drive yourself from stop to stop, you are more than welcome to join in the caravan! Be mindful that some

Christmas Around the Lake of the Ozarks! πŸŽ…πŸŽ„πŸ¦Œ

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December is here and the Christmas spirit is in the air! From Christmas shopping at local retailers and shops around the Lake Area, to participating in the many local events there is plenty to keep your spirits bright at the Lake of the Ozarks! Read on to find out all of the happenings for Christmas around the Lake of the Ozarks!  Christmas Village at Old Kinderhook  November 27th - December 27th The Lake of the Ozarks' only Christmas Village is at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton, Mo. Every weekend (Friday-Sunday) experience s'mores around the campfire, gingerbread house making, horse-drawn carriage rides, elf storytelling, Santa visits, and more. Versailles Unity Circle Of Lights Nov 26, 2020 - Jan 01, 2021 Versailles City Park The city of Versailles will light up its city park for the Unity Circle of Lights from Nov. 26 - Jan. 1. The holiday light park is named after the "Unity Circle," a monument erected at the park entrance to show cooperation among various entities i

Host Your Holiday Party at Our Thunder Mountain Park Event CenterπŸŽ„

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The holiday season is here and you may have held off on making some of your holiday plans in advance but the time is here to start getting those plans solidified. One of the most scenic caves in America is proud to be home to one of the best places to host a party at the Lake of the Ozarks , as well! Our Thunder Mountain Park Event Center is the ideal place for an upcoming holiday gathering. Whether it's for an organization or a personal party with friends or family, you're sure to love this spot. Did we mention the amazing view of the Lake of the Ozarks you and your guests can soak in while inside the event center?! About Our Event Center: Thunder Mountain Park Event Center is an intimate mountaintop venue located on one of the highest points of Camden County with a million dollar view of the Lake of the Ozarks and the surrounding Ozark Mountains. This newly remodeled facility is available for any group occasion but is ideal for: Weddings Receptions Family Reunions Corporate

Walk Off Those Turkey Calories the Friday After Thanksgiving!

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Thanksgiving is almost here! Thanksgiving is time to gather with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks. Our attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks will be closed on Thanksgiving day to allow our staff to enjoy the day with family but we will be open all weekend and every other day from 9am - 4pm! A tour through Bridal Cave is the perfect family activity to get out of the house and walk off some of those Thanksgiving calories! Read on to find out what we have in store at Bridal Cave and Thunder Mountain Park.  Gorgeous Views, Inside and Out You never know what the weather is going to bring our way in this area, so there's an excellent chance that the temperatures will be favorable for a nice walk along the trails of Thunder Mountain Park. We've also got a breathtaking view of the Lake of the Ozarks here, with a couple of amazing scenic overlooks.  Once you step inside  America's most scenic cave tour , it doesn't matter what the weather is like outside, because

Gift an Experience this Year AND Help Local Small Businesses!

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 Christmas is well on its way and it's time to start knocking out your holiday shopping! Trying to decide what to get everyone can be a challenge but Bridal Cave is here to help make it easy! Why not gift experiences this year! An experience is a great gift and the receiver will love getting to cash in on some fun later in the year. This year especially has been tough on small businesses at the Lake, particularly attractions that had to close their doors due to health concerns. Gifting an experience this year is not only a great gift idea but a way to support your local community! Read on to get a few ideas from our Lake of the Ozarks attraction !  Jolly Mon Indoor Water Park Tickets to the indoor waterpark located at Margaritaville Lake Resort is something that could be used at any time of year! Enjoy fun and excitement at Jolly Mon Indoor Water Park, featuring 600 feet of water slides, an activity pool, an over-sized whirlpool, and a lazy river for tubing, and floating. The high

Gift an Experience this Year AND Help Local Small Businesses!

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 "Tis the season for Christmas shopping! Sometimes crossing off your Christmas list can be a challenge when you are trying to find the perfect gift for everyone. Something you or may not have thought about is giving an experience versus purchasing material gifts. Shopping local for your Christmas this year is a great way to boost your local economy and help out the many Lake Area attractions that fell short this year due to the late start to their season from Covid-19. Read on to get a few ideas for gifting an experience this year!  Lake West Cinemas  Lake West Cinemas is a family-owned business on the West Side of the Lake that offers fantastic service and family fun. Their business was forced to be closed down for longer than most businesses and they need our help to remain open! They are offering special VIP passes through November - 5 Admissions for just $20.  Movie passes make great stocking stuffers of white elephant gifts. Head to Lake West Cinemas to purchase your tickets

Gift an Experience this Year AND Help Local Small Businesses!

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The holidays are right around the corner and it's never too early to start your holiday shopping! 2020 has been a hard year for many businesses with COVID-19. The Lake Area, especially attractions, got a late start to their season. Shopping local for your Christmas gifts this year is a great way to help those businesses who fell short this year due to businesses being closed and less traffic to attractions. Gifting an experience will give the receiver something to look forward to and you can play a part in helping small businesses at the Lake! Read on to get a few ideas for gift ideas!    Day Pass to Big Surf Waterpark  Purchasing a day pass to Big Surf Waterpark is the perfect stock stuffer for kids or other family members.  Big Surf Waterpark  has a ton of thrilling rides and relaxing attractions for surfers of all ages to enjoy. Looking for a gift to really "WOW" the kids this year? Purchase them a season pass to enjoy all Summer long!  Concert Tickets to Ozarks Amphit

Bridal Cave is OPEN All-Year for Warm Winter Fun!

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While lots of lake area businesses are closing down for the season Bridal Cave is gearing up for some WARM WINTER FUN! The cave is always a comfortable 60 degrees but during the winter months, it's especially cozy compared to the outside temps. And we will be here all winter as we are open 362 days per year. Just closing down for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Read on to find out what is in store for you at Bridal Cave & Thunder Mountain Park !  Spend an Hour Underground You can take a guided tour through the cave any day of the week which lasts approximately one hour. Tours are conducted over concrete pathways through the Cave’s cozy 60-degree environment. Park interpreters will lead you and your family through room after room of incredible mineral deposits. Giant columns, delicate soda straws, and massive draperies abound throughout the cave. Millions of years of struggle between water and rock have created this cavern with more onyx formations than any

Missouri Department of Conservation Predicts Peak Fall Colors at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Fall is an absolutely gorgeous time of year to visit the Lake of the Ozarks! The weather is beautiful and the Ozarks region boasts many trees, shrubs, and vine varieties making our fall colors phenomenal. In fact, USA Today named Lake of the Ozarks one of the best destinations for leaf-peeping by boat! Read on to learn more about when the leaves will peak and the best ways to enjoy the gorgeous scenery around the Lake of the Ozarks!  Photo Credit: Funlake.com  Missouri Department of Conservation Resource  The Missouri Department of Conservation has a handy guide on their website that gives lots of great information for when the leaves will peak throughout the state. They predict that the Lake of the Ozarks is at it's peak or getting very close!  From the Department of Conservation "Now is a great time to explore nature in central Missouri. The weather is beautiful, and most of the tree species are at or near peak color. Oaks are the exception; they remain green the longest. So

Hey students, your ticket to extra credit in class! πŸ‘

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With many kids in our local area transition to online learning, parents are looking for ways to get the kids out of the house and away from the computer screen. Did you know Bridal Cave is not only a fun experience for the entire family, but it's also educational! There is a lot to learn when you experience an underground ecosystem and we have been getting lots of student visitors throughout the week. Read on to find out how some students are even getting extra credit to visit our educational attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks.   Visit the Cave - Recieve Extra Credit!  We are seeing lots of kids through the week now that a lot of them are attending classes virtually. One thing we get asked about is something they can take back to their teacher to get extra credit for visiting the cave. We suggest they just use their ticket stub or the souvenir photo we take of every family. Some students are getting extra credit for history, geology, and biology. And some are getting extra cre