The 32nd Annual Lake Area Christmas Paradewill be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm. The Parade will line up at 242 starting at the HH & Bagnell Dam Blvd. intersection, and will turn right to proceed down Bagnell Dam Boulevard to the Dam. The Parade will be lead by the Maine Corp League Honor Guard with the Grand Marshall and all parade participants following them.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will again be arriving in style in Santa’s beautiful Red Sleigh lit with over 2,000 lights. Along with the lights are over 100 ft of garland. Numerous Christmas songs will fill the air with sounds of the season, and Santa’s helpers on board will toss out treats!
Santa’s ride is provided by a collaborative effort of Steve Lemens, Pam Leeper, Mike Kolar, Pat Lemens, Glen & Sonya Colliver, and Randy & Kerry Mueller with special thanks to Glencove Marina and Summerset Boat Lifts.
The return of many of the previous attractions are expected for this years’ parade such as, The School of the Osage Marching Band, Lake of the Ozarks Corvette Car Club, Camden County Saddle Club, The Shriners, Clowns, plus other familiar organizations, Horse Clubs, Car Clubs, Civic Organizations, Dance Troupes, Businesses and local Church groups just to name a few.
Please note the changes this year!
The parade starts at 3:00 sharp, then immediately after the parade Santa will be greeting all the kids at the top of the Strip at Two Bit Town! At the bonfire there will be treats for the kids, hot chocolate, coffee and refreshments, Christmas music and caroling and also the Parade Float winners will be announced there at the Bonfire !! So after the parade come to the top of the Strip and enjoy the old time community Christmas atmosphere and cheer as Santa greets the kids, and enjoy the Lake Holiday Bonfire!!
Schedule of Events
Saturday December 10, 2016
3:00 p.m. Sharp
Partial list of Participants
* Local Marine League Color
* Grand Marshall
* Osage High School Marching Band
* Shriners Organization
* Knights of Columbus float
* Camden County Horse & Saddle Club
* Car Groups
* Motorcycle Clubs
* Dance Groups
* Cub Scout / Boy Scout Groups
* Fire Department Trucks
* Lake Ozark Police
* Various Business Floats
* Church Groups
Plus other groups too numerous to mention
For parade information contact:
Jeff VanDonsel: 573-365-2460
Mike Page: 573-280-4589