Friday, May 29, 2015

Join us for Lake Race 2015!

Each year hundreds gather at Bagnell Dam to experience one of the most exciting boat races in the Midwest. From family fun events all week long to the actual race on Saturday and Sunday, Lake Race 2015 offers fun for all ages. Make a Lake of the Ozarks family vacation out of it and join us May 30 - June 7 for this boating event, featuring speed, power and excitement!

Lake Race Schedule 

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Saturday May 30th
  • Lake Race 5K Run/Walk on the Bagnell Dam Strip
  • Lake Race, Fireman's Fun Run sponsored by Poly Lift: 13 waterfront stops ending at The Topsider at 6pm for the after party and auction.

Wednesday June 3rd
  • Lake Race volunteer gathering, starting at 6pm, at Beavers at the Dam (Volunteers will receive their assignments and shirts.)

Thursday June 4th
  • Lake Race VIP reception, 6pm lower patio, Camden on the Lake--for all Sponsors, Racers, and committee members. (Sponsors can pick up their information packets, visit with racers and steering committee members.)

Friday June 5th
  • 9am--The lower Bagnell Dam Strip area will be closed to traffic, and Race Village set up will begin (Vendors are encourage to be there to set up by 12 noon. 5pm Race Village set up complete.)
  • 6pm-- Lake Race Street Party on Historic Bagnell Dam Strip begins. Open to the public to enjoy a family fun area; Meet with the Race Teams, see the boats up close.
  • 8:30pm--Entertainment on the Street with The Patrick Lentz Band from Kansas City

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Saturday June 6th
  • 9am--Crane starts operating--Bagnell Dam is closed to traffic so spectators can view the race
  • 11:30--Honorary Chairman Emeritus Dave Scott will take the ceremonious first lap of Lake Race 2015
  • 11:55 am--Opening Ceremony on the Docks, Beavers at the Dam
  • 12 noon--Powerboat Racing at its best begins. 3 hours of live TV and radio coverage begins on Fox KRBK TV, and KRMS radio.
  • 4pm--Racing concludes--Bagnell Dam is reopened to traffic.
  • 8pm--Lake Race Party at Beavers at the Dam--Disco Dick and the Mirrorballs on stage.

Sunday June 7th
  • 10am--Crane starts operating--Bagnell Dam is closed to traffic for spectators to view the race
  • 11:55am--National Anthem
  • 12 Noon--Powerboat Racing begins
  • 4pm--Racing concludes--Bagnell Dam is reopend to traffic.
  • 5:30pm--Awards Ceremony on stage at Beavers at the Dam
  • 6pm--Lower Bagnell Dam Strip is reopened to traffic

Tuesday June 9th
  • Lake Race Chopper Dropper --Cocktail party and ball drop--Osage National Golf Club

When you come down for Lake Race 2015, Summerset Inn is the place to be! Our family-friendly resort at the Lake of the Ozarks offers accommodations ranging from 1-5 bedrooms. Centrally located in Osage Beach, you're just a short distance from restaurants, shopping, attractions and more!

Summerset Inn Resort & Villas
1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065

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