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Lake Race 2018

May 31, 2018 - Jun 12, 2018
0 MM - 3 MM | Beavers at the Dam
0 MM - 3 MM | Beavers at the Dam
1076 Bagnell Dam Blvd
Lake Ozark MO 65049
Lake Race events on the Bagnell Dam Strip will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, 2018. Designated parking areas are below the Dam and at Christ the King Church at the top of the Strip. Shuttles will run Friday & Saturday. PLease visit the Lake Race website for complete parking information.

Enjoy over one week of action-packed powerboat and racing themed events at Lake of the Ozarks, starting May 31st, 2018.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, 5/31/18; 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Lake Race Festival of Speed
Location: Big Thunder Marine Showrooms in Lake Ozark
Enjoy fast exhibits such as fast cars, boats, motorcycles and more. Parking and race team staging will be located at the old Staples building, which is now under remodel construction for an additional Big Thunder showroom. All parking will be located at Staples, shuttles will operate between 4pm and 9pm to transport visitors who want to be up close and meet the racers who have arrived by Thursday. There will be food snacks and beverages at the Big Thunder showroom on Bagnell Dam Blvd. Also the new showroom will be on display for folks to visit and see all the new boat inventory.

Friday, 6/1/18; 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm: Lake Race Meet & Greet Street Party
Location: On the Bagnell Dam Strip (Bagnell Dam Blvd.)
Historic Bagnell Dam Strip | Race fans will experience everything unique about Lake Race. Meet driver and get up close and personal with the race boats. Entertainment and Kid's Zone! Shuttle service will begin at 4pm and be available throughout the weekend. All Lake Race Parking will be in the campground below the dam.

Saturday, 6/2/18; All Day: Official Races
Location: Beaver's at the Dam; Race Course at the 0MM to 3MM
Watch Power boats from all across the nation compete for their share of the money. Race viewing by land on Bagnell Dam and Beaver's at the Dam. Boats will run from the 0 Mile Marker to the 3 Mile Marker. Watch the races live online at

Saturday, 6/2/18; Awards Ceremony After Official Races Conclude
Location: Camden On The Lake; When the races are over, head to Camden on the Lake to cheer on the drivers at the Awards Ceremony. Lake Race Steering Committee along with our Sponsors will award the richest race purses in US powerboat racing.

Saturday, 6/2/18; After Party w/ Fireworks
Location: Beaver's at the Dam & Lower End of Bagnell Dam Strip; Entertainment will be available at various spots along the Strip. Fireworks at Dusk.

Additional Lake Race themed events:

Friday, 6/8/18; 10:00 am: Lake Race Props & Hoses Poker Fun Run
Location: Starting at Camden on the Lake at 10:00am.
$20 raffle tickets available at each location for a 50/50 Drawing at Camden at the Lake at 4:00pm.
Fun Run Locations:
Camden on the Lake- Start Location 10:00am
Big Thunder Marina Westside
Dog Days
Larry's on the Lake
Franky and Louie's
Backwater Jack's
Paradise Tropical Restaurant
Return to Camden on the Lake

Saturday, 6/9/18; 7:00 am: Lake Race 5K Run or Walk
Location: Starting at Beaver's at the Dam.
Registration: 7:00 am, Race begins at 8:00 am.
Participants will proceed below the Dam on Valley Rd, to JJ Twigs, and down Business 54 (The Strip) back to Beaver’s. Cash Bar available at the Finish Line and a Raffle!!

Tuesday, 6/12/18; 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm: "Paddle Battle 2018"
Location: Franky & Louies; 1028 Deer Valley Rd in Sunrise Beach, MO (10MM)
In association with Lake Race 2018 and Hosted by Frankie & Louie's Beachfront Bar & Grill Sponsored by Franky & Louie's, Paradise Restaurant and Bar and Tucker's Shuckers. Paddle Boards supplied by Super Dave's Paddle Craft Adventures. 3-person Team Race Costumes Welcome and Encouraged! Fun family event. All ages may participate. $25 per team entry fee Prizes for 1st Place, LAST Place and BEST COSTUME!.