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Plan Your Next Gathering at Bridal Cave’s Event Center!

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Finding the perfect spot for your next big event doesn't have to be a hassle when you have the best event space in Missouri - Bridal Cave's Event Center! Our center is perfect for any type of gathering. Plus, reserving the space is hassle-free, and we can't wait to tell you how you can plan your next event in this blog!  Keep reading and find out how you can reserve this space for your next big get together!  All About the 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 Meetings -Private Parties Event center rental is only $300 per day with all other services available a la carte by recommended vendors. The Rental Contract Our rental contract can be found on our websi

The History of Bridal Cave

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Are you aware of the rich history surrounding Bridal Cave? In our newest blog we want to discuss the legends, the facts, and the process of our tours and how you can immerse yourself in Bridal Cave and get a new perspective on this beautiful landmark! Bridal Cave is beautiful by itself, but once you add in the backstory, you will find that even if you have been before, the history makes your next visit to the most scenic cave tour in America a completely new experience!  Read more below to discover all you need to know about the history of Bridal Cave! The Legend of Bridal Cave Centuries before the paleface found his way into the Ozark Mountains, this vicinity was inhabited by the Osage Native Americans. Within the Osage tribe many smaller tribes were formed. Centuries ago, the Osage Native Americans discovered the pristine beauty that lies beneath Thunder Mountain. Local folklore tells of a legendary Native American wedding ceremony held in the cave in the early 1800s. Word spread fa

Bring Your Group to Bridal Cave!

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Did you know that Bridal Cave offers more than just single admissions? We understand that you may have a whole group of individuals with you, or maybe you are a school looking to bring some students out for a great experience of learning and tons of fun! That is why we offer group tours and field trips! The best fun can always be had when exploring one of the best caves in America ! So, keep reading to find out more about the tours we offer and how you can schedule your next group tour or field trip!   Group Tours Our group tours are truly a time to remember! Whether you are out with a bunch of friends and family celebrating or if you are a team of professionals looking to bond over the gorgeous scenic views Bridal Cave has to offer, the group tours are just perfect for you! Bridal Cave has been voted America’s Most Scenic Tour, meaning you can anticipate a fantastic time full of amazing sights and tons of fun for the entire group! Group tours are done by creating a reserv

Planning Your Next Trip to Camdenton, Missouri!

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Whether you are familiar with the area or if this will be your first visit, there is always something fun to discover and explore in Camdenton, Missouri! You can be sure to find plenty of fun activities in Camdenton, Missouri this summer! And now is the perfect time to start making new memories. You'll come to find there are plenty of activities for you and your family to enjoy! Keep reading to find out all of the entertainment that you can find throughout Camdenton! Ha Ha Tonka State Park This spot is a must-see for any new or returning visitor! With more than 15 miles of trails, you and your family are in for a day of total fun exploring! In addition to the trails, you can also find the ruins of a 20th-century castle that remain a-top of a high bluff. The combination of gorgeous scenery and incredible architecture.  Golf at Old Kinderhook Looking to get away for a relaxing day of playing golf? Look no further than one of the most spectacular golfing spots in America, Old Kinderh

Planning Your Wedding at Bridal Cave!

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Your wedding is something that should be absolutely breathtaking. You want to remember this moment as one of the best. That's why at Bridal Cave we offer a beautiful wedding location that is unforgettable with how gorgeous and unique the experience is.  Glamour Magazine listed Bridal Cave as one of the Top 10 Unique Wedding Venues in America, and for good reason! Over 3,000 weddings have been performed inside Bridal Cave’s beautiful stalactite adorned Bridal Chapel or in the Pavilion overlooking Lake of the Ozarks. Weddings can be performed daily year round!  Wedding Packages at Bridal Cave Romance to Remember – $695 Use of the stalactite adorned Bridal Chapel or the outdoor pavilion overlooking the Lake of the Ozarks Minister to Perform your Ceremony Recorded Pipe Organ Music Silk or Fresh Flowers for Bride and Groom Services of a Professional Photographer including 15 color prints in souvenir embossed Album and 8 x 10 wall portrait. Lifetime pass to the Cave for the

Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off Bridal Cave’s Lantern Tours!

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It is finally here! Bridal Cave in Missouri Lantern Tours are beginning this Saturday, May 28th at 7:00pm, and we have all of the inside information on what you can expect with these incredible and special tours! We will be discussing all of the amazing details of the Lantern Tours in this blog, so stay tuned to find out all of the goodies you should anticipate when booking! When Do Tours Begin? As we mentioned earlier, tours begin this Saturday, May 28th at 7:00pm, so be sure to book in advance to secure your spot! But, these lantern tours are only available on Saturdays, meaning the times that we have are all that we have for the week, so it is advised to reserve sooner than later to ensure you get to experience this wonderful experience at Bridal Cave! Tours will be held through Labor Day Weekend, so once Labor Day rolls around you'll have to wait until next Memorial Day to experience such a fun and special event! What Can Be Expected During the Tour? This tour lasts a whopping

3 Reasons to Add Bridal Cave to Your Lake of the Ozarks Vacation Plans

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 It's time to start planning your next exciting summer vacation. Make it a vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks this year, and the first item to add to your itinerary of fun is a trip to Bridal Cave & Thunder Mountain Park .  Why is that? Well, there are LOTS of great reasons to visit our family fun attraction in mid-Missouri , but for today, we've narrowed it down to three. (You can discover all the rest for yourself after you get here!)  It's NOT Weather-Dependent First and foremost, you can add a trip to Bridal Cave to your plans and not worry about scrambling to change those plans at the last minute if it rains. The cave tour, as well as the amazing gift shop and rock shop, give you plenty of adventure time away from whatever Mother Nature decides to do that day.  On sunny days, you can add a hike through Thunder Mountain Park to your list of things to do. Of course, if that sunny day gets too hot to enjoy being outdoors, well, the cave's temperature is always a

Rockin' Concerts at Ozarks Amphitheater Memorial Day Weekend!

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The kickoff to summer at the Lake of the Ozarks is almost here with Memorial Day weekend almost here! If you're planning a trip to the Lake of the Ozarks why not plan to attend a concert at Ozarks Amphitheater! They have TWO incredible lineups for the weekend that you won't want to miss! Read on to learn more! Ozarks Amphitheater, recently named the “Best Live Music Venue in Missouri”, is located in the heart of the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. The amphitheater has recently hosted such well-known headline acts as Alabama, Dwight Yoakam and Jamie Johnson, with more great coming attractions. A concert under the stars at Ozarks Amphitheater is a great addition to a long summer weekend at the lake. Friday, May 27, 2022 TRACY LAWRENCE AND CLAY WALKER Show Time: 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS HERE  Sunday, May 29, 2022 CODY JINKS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS LUKAS NELSON AND PROMISE OF THE REAL, WHITEY MORGAN Show Time: 6:00 pm BUY TICKETS HERE  We are looking forward to an incredible summer at the

Lantern Tours Start Memorial Day Weekend!

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 Summer at the Lake of the Ozarks is getting ready to kick off with Memorial Day Weekend right around the corner. When summer finally arrives, our family attraction at the Lake Ozarks starts our Lantern Tour! Our very first Lantern tour of the season will be on Saturday, May 28th at 7:00 PM. Read on to learn more about this specialty tour!  When are the Lantern Tours? Our lantern tour is only offered on Saturday evening at 7pm, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Space is limited and you don't want to miss out on this unique experience of seeing our  Missouri Show Cave  just like the first explorers did! 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 of Bridal Cave, Lake of the Ozarks, and cave exploration over the centuries. Don’t miss one of the most exhilarating cave

Bat's Are Our Friends! Learn Why!

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Don't be surprised if you spot a bat on your cave tour at Bridal Cave ! Bats commonly get a bad wrap for being scary or being pests. However, this could not be further from the truth! Bats play a critical role in our ecosystem. Read on to learn about a few misconceptions/information about bats!  Bats Fly in Hair  If you see a bat flying around in the cave it may appear like they are about fly right at you and maybe even land in your hair! Bats don't make nests and are aware that you are there and won't bother you during your tour. As many of you already know, bats hang upside down to roost. When they are ready to take off, they will drop down and flap their wings before flight. While it may appear that they are swooping right towards you, they're not. All Bats Have Rabies  There is a common misconception that all bats have rabies. This is simply not true at all. Like all animals, bats can contract rabies but that doesn't mean that all bats have the disease like man

The Dogwood Festival is THIS WEEKEND! Find out the Schedule of Events!

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 The 71st Annual Dogwood Festival is happening this weekend in Camdenton, MO! You won't want to miss out on this annual event! This year, the Dogwood Festivals Theme is "Small Town Proud" Read on to get a full schedule of events!  Schedule of Events  See You At the Dogwood Festival!  The Dogwood Festival kicks off today! You won't want to miss this incredible event put on by the Camdenton Chamber of Commerce. This is family fun you won't want to miss.  Our family attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks is right up the road from the Dogwood Festival so if you're looking for something fun to do in between activities, come take a tour of our Lake of the Ozarks Cave! While you're here why not take a hike on our 1/2 mile nature trail and see if you can spot a Dogwood!  One of America's  most  scenic  cave tours. Visit us at  www.BridalCave.com Like us on  Facebook . Follow us on  Twitter . Follow us on  Google+ Follow us on  LinkedIn 526 Bridal Cave Road Camde

Plan Your Summer Vacation with the BEST Lake Attractions!

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 Summer is quickly approaching and it's time to start planning your summer trip to the Lake of the Ozarks! There is something for everyone when you get away to the Lake but you won't want to skip out on the Best Lake Attractions! Read on to learn more!  Big Surf Water Park  The Biggest, Fastest, Funnest, Safest, Cleanest, Number One-en-est  Family Fun at the Lake of the Ozarks, MO ! For any age, for any amount of time, Big Surf has a variety of rides and attractions: Zambezi Falls – Exhilarating four-story drop down the Lake’s largest halfpipe Challenger Flumes – Race and rush down duelling 300 feet water slides Lazy River – 600 feet has never felt like such a long, relaxing trip  Wave Pool – Our 375,000-gallon pool generates waves up to three feet tall The Rapids – Whirl and twirl your way down the white water rapids at Big Surf Space Bowl – Our Space Bowl drops you from a sweet, swift slide into a 30-ft wide bowl Splash Island – A zero-entry pool suited for younger children A

71st Dogwood Festival April 21st-23rd 2022!

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The perfect way to kick off Spring is by attending the Camdenton Dogwood Festival this April! The Dogwood Festival will take place this year from April 21st-23rd. This festival is truly one of the best family fun events at the Lake and you won't want to miss it! You can look forward to a parade, crafts, music, entertainment, food, and more! Camdenton Dogwood Festival!  The Camdenton Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the festival dates of April 21-23, 2022 for the official 71st Annual Dogwood Festival with the theme of “Small Town Proud.” Stay tuned in the coming weeks as more information becomes available. Check back here or the Camdenton Chamber Facebook page for updates. Get ready for the kick-off to Spring with the Dogwood Festival! This popular Lake of the Ozarks annual event celebrates our beautiful state tree, the Flowering Dogwood. You will find many of these gorgeous trees all around  Thunder Mountain Park , and in the spring they are in full glory. White blos