Lake of the Ozarks

Christmas Parade

Bagnell Dam Strip Association

34th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Christmas Parade


"Sounds of Christmas"

Sat. December 8, 2018
3:00 pm
Bagnell Dam Strip


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 34th Annual Lake Area Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 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 Iguana Campground below Bagnell Dam! At the bonfire there will be treats and a small gift bag 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 campground 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 8, 2018
3:00 p.m.

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:
Kim Miller (Chairman): 417-365-0849
Mike Page: 573-280-4589

Lake Holiday Bonfire Wtih Special Guest

Santa Clause!

Immediately after the parade, be sure to bring your camera as Santa will return to Iguana Campground below Bagnell Dam and will greet all the kids at “Santa’s Chalet” with goodies, a small gift bag and Christmas Cheer while we all gather at the Lake Holiday Bonfire enjoying the huge bonfire’s warmth and the refreshments at this great community gathering celebrating the Christmas and Holiday spirit!

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