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LOTO Lowdown - March Edition

It's March!

Here is everything you need to know from Holiday Happenings to March's Lake Events you won't want to miss.

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38th Annual Lake of the Ozark's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 12

Bagnell Dam Strip

What You Need to Know: The parade begins at 1:00pm so find your seat early! The road will be shut down at 12:45pm and will re-open at approximately 3:00pm.

Visit for more information!


St. Pat's Water Parade

Saturday, March 12

Begins & Ends at Captain Ron's

All Aboard Celebration Cruises!

What You Need to Know: Boarding begins at 9:45am and breakfast is not included, however you may attend the optional breakfast beginning at 8:00am. Not interested in the cruise? Jump on your own boat and join the parade! There will be drawings inside of Captain Ron's for the Best Costume / Decorated Boat and Raffle Drawings after the parade. Cost for the cruise is $55.00 and you can call 573-374-5500 to purchase.

For more information and the full line-up of stops along the way, visit


St. Pat's Pub Crawl

Saturday, March 12

Various locations on the West Side of Lake of the Ozarks

What You Need to Know: There are 10 stops to include Bear Bottom Resort, Branding Iron, Captain Ron's, Chance's R, Franky & Louie's, Hurricane Dolly's, NautiFish Rum Bar, Rocky Top Bar & Grill, Stogies Liquor & Tavern and finally, The Glory Hole. There will be bus transportation between the stops that will begin at 5:00pm. Note that there is lodging available, but must be booked in advance. Wristbands are required and they are $10.00 per person.


Bridge & Dam 5K, 10K, Half Marathon & 25K

Saturday, March 26

Bagnell Dam

What You Need to Know: I know what you're thinking - the bridge is still under construction! No worries, there is a backup route already in place if the dam construction is not completed in time. You have the option of a 25K, half marathon, 10k or 5k. Arrive EARLY if you are participating or spectating as there will be limited parking. Participants should arrive no later than 6:30am and the timer starts at 7:30am. Registration fees go up beginning on March 24 and shirts are only guaranteed if you register by March 12, so register now!

**By the way, keep an eye out for your very own Kristen & Phil running in the 5k!

Visit the Marathon website for details on registration, route and maps, updates on the dam construction and more:


Jacob's Cave Spring Swapping Days

Thursday, March 31 - Sunday, April 3

Jacob's Cave Meadowlands

What You Need to Know: You can't miss this event! It's Missouri's largest swap which includes antiques, crafts, guns, flea market finds and so much more. Gates are open 7:00am - 10:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Gates are open Sunday from 7:00am - 4:00pm. Vendors tend to begin to close down at sunset. Admission is $10.00 per vehicle per day whether you're planning to buy or sell.

Visit Jacob's Cave website for a full list of FAQs and ground rules:


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