February at Lake of the Ozarks means winter weather, romance and… Mardi Gras!

It may not be summer boating weather, but there’s still plenty to do at the Lake. Check out these ways to beat the winter blues and have some fun this month…

Saturday, Feb. 11: Winterfest 2022 – Love Gala

This Daybreak Rotary event is always a hit! This year’s theme—Love Gala— is a romantic night of dinner, drinks and live music that’s perfect for couples and anyone else who wants to share the love in the community! 

Saturday, February 11, 2023, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 14: Valentine’s, Lake-Style

Ready to make Valentine’s Day special? It’s on a Tuesday this year, so whether you’re celebrating the day-of, or the weekend before, here are a couple fun ideas…

Lodge of Four Seasons Valentine’s Package: From February 10 – 12th, enjoy a cozy room and welcome amenity, $100 dining credit at HK’s Restaurant & Bar, and a delicious breakfast for two. Plus, enjoy live music from 6:30pm-9:30pm on Valentine’s Day. https://4seasonsresort.com/valentines-package/

Stark Caverns: Here’s a unique Valentine’s experience: a Sweetheart Black Light Tour of Stark Caverns. The themed Black Light Cave Tour includes a Champagne Reception, Chocolate Tasting, and Keepsake Photo. More info at https://www.starkcaverns.com/buy-tickets.

And some more ideas for lovers enjoying the Lake:

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Feb. 17-18: Home, Business And Lake Living Expo 2023

Feb. 17, 2023: 3 – 7 p.m.

Feb. 18, 2023: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Regalia Hotel and Conference Center, 250 Racquet Club Dr., Lake Ozark, Missouri, 65049

The Home, Business, and Lake Living EXPO is “the place to be” for the latest innovations, offerings, and ideas related to personal and business services as well as in the home building, landscaping and remodeling industries! This annual event is organized by the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce.

Feb. 23-26: St. Charles Boat Show, Presented by Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers Association 

This is the premiere show for boating enthusiasts all over the Midwest and certainly in the St. Louis market. Watch LakeExpo.com for a sneak peek of what’ll be at the boat show.

Feb. 24-26: Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

Now a full weekend of fun, the Mardi Gras Pub Crawl is a popular annual bar hopping event, where participants head to their favorite pubs around Osage Beach and Lake Ozark.

Saturday, Feb. 25: Lake Of The Ozarks Polar Bear Plunge: Freezin’ For A Reason

Saturday, February 25, 2023, 2 p.m.

2 p.m. — Public Beach #2

It’s the most wonderful, miserable day of the year! Hundreds of Polar Plungers hop into the frigid Lake waters at Public Beach #2 in support of Missouri Special Olympics. Join in the fundraising fun… or watch safely from shore.

Saturday, Feb. 25: Lake Of The Ozarks Polar Bear Strut: Freezin’ For A Reason

9 a.m. — Public Beach #2

Before the Plunge comes the Strut. Absurd costumes are a must, and team themes are even better. This parade is a riot.


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