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Nov. 15, 2017

SXS Expo Friday Night Madness

 

SXS Expo Friday Night Madness to Kick off Sand, Water & RV Expo

SXS Expo Lake Havasu

Organizers of the Sand, Water & RV Expo this weekend want to kick things off with a bang. So, this Friday, they'll be hosting a SXS Expo Friday Night Madness at the HEAT Hotel. Partying and prizes await all who enter!

 

  • What: 2017 SXS Expo Friday Night Madness
  • Where: HEAT Hotel (1420 N McCulloch Blvd) - Maps & Directions
  • When: Friday, November 17th, 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Admission: FREE

 

The 2017 SXS Expo Friday Night Madness provides the general public with a chance to show off their side-by-sides. Extra points for originality here. HEAT bar manager Jason wants to see who owns the baddest SXS in the City. All you have to do to enter is to show up in the HEAT's parking lot by 8 pm. No registration fees. Just pure, unadulterated fun.

Heat Hotel Lake Havasu

What's at stake at the SXS Expo Friday Night Madness? A $50 credit for apparel from Riverdavesplace.com for third place (redeemable at the expo over the weekend). A brand new set of Safeglo Whips (up to $130 value) for the second place winner. And the grand prize winner receives free drinks on the house all night long (Friday night only). Winners will be announced at 9 pm.

Lake Havasu SXS Expo

Even if you don't win a prize, you're still a winner. Beer and cocktail specials run all night long. A live band keeps the atmosphere light... and you can't beat the amazing view of the London Bridge and the channel? Just make sure that, if you're going to drink, you've got a sober ride home. Whether that's a designated driver, Uber or cab ride, all that matters is that you and everyone around you stay safe.

 

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Nov. 7, 2017

Lake Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo 2017

 

6th Annual Sand, Water and RV Expo is back in Lake Havasu City!

Lake Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo 2017

The calendar may say fall, but the weather says there's still plenty of time for summer fun. Like RVs, sandrails and boats? You'll find everything you need for a day of outdoor play at the 2017 Lake Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo.

 

  • What: 2017 Lake Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo
  • Where: Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4, behind the Hampton Inn - Maps & Directions
  • When: Sat, Nov 18th, 9 am to 5 pm & Sun, Nov 19th, 9 am to 3 pm
  • Admission: $5/adult, $8 for two, FREE/kids ages 6 & under
  • Sand & Water Expo website: www.sandandwaterexpo.com

 

At the 2017 Lake Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo, hundreds of vendors want to make you great deals on your next big- boy toy purchase. Love spending time out on the lake? They've got new powerboats, pontoons, party barges, kayaks and personal watercraft of all kinds. Fancy yourself more of a sand dawg? Check out the SxS, ATVs, UTVs, 4x4s, sandrails and other offroad vehicles. Like to go camping? Peruse the multitude of fifth wheels, travel trailers, and RVs available. Need something to haul all of your toys to where you want to play? They've got trailers galore!

Lake Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo.

Feel free to bring your pooch to the Lake Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo. Just make sure they are on a leash the entire time. We expect large crowds. Parking is absolutely free. No outside food or beverage is allowed on-site. However, food and beverage vendors provide lots of good eats for sale. For the adults, feel free to visit the beer garden.

 

Lake Havasu Paddlefest returns this year the 17th-19th

Lake Havasu Sand Water and RV Show 2017

Southwest Kayaks will be doing “Paddlefest” again this year at the Sand-Water-RV Expo November 17-18-19.  This is a amazing opportunity for the paddling community to get together and hangout with hundreds of like-minded enthusiasts of kayaking, paddleboarding, outriggers and canoes. The Lake Havasu Paddlefest will be located at Lake Havasu State Park, on the Windsor 4 beach next to the lighthouse.  For more information please contact the Southwest Kayaks store located in the Old English Village of the London Bridge 928-680-9257 or visit www.southwestkayaks.com

Lake Havasu Sand Water and RV Show 2017

Whatever you need for your year-round recreational activities in Havasu, the Sand, Water & RV Expo is sure to have it. All you have to do is stop by and check things out for yourself. The event goes on rain or shine. Don't miss it!

 

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Oct. 19, 2017

Havasu 95 Speedway October Schedule

 

Havasu 95 Speedway

As temperatures throughout most of the rest of the country start to drop, Lake Havasu continues to shine. Only in Havasu can you spend the day on the water and then watch high octane excitement on the track at night. The October 2017 Havasu 95 Speedway Races offer quarter mile excitement for all ages.

 

  • When: Oct 21st 6 pm, Oct 27th 8 pm, Oct 28th 6 pm
  • Where: Havasu 95 Speedway - Maps & Directions
  • Admission: $6 - $25 (Kids 5 & under are free)
  • Contact: Shelby Horn, Havasu 95 Speedway (760) 338-8057

 

The October 21st race marks only the second one of the season. This race features factory stocks and karts from teams like Get it in Gear, Havasu Wiring, Flowers Assisted Living and Sam Nichols. Watch them compete again on October 27th & 28th. If you come a little earlier on the 27th, see the teams test and tune their vehicles before the race (4 pm to 5 pm for karts, 5 pm to 8 pm for all other classes). Bandoleros join the fray for both races that weekend. Lucas Oil modifieds will be there on Saturday only. 

Havasu 95 Speedway

Gates open two hours before the official start time. There is no assigned seating at the speedway (including VIP seats). So, come early to scope a good spot.

General admission runs $12 per person. Kids ages 6 to 16 get in for $6. Senior citizens, members of the military and handicapped patrons pay $10 each. All Lake Havasu High School students receive a $1 discount when they present their school ID.

Havasu 95 Speedway

Are you a family of four race fans (two adults and two children)? Save yourself some money by purchasing a family pack for just $25. Prefer the VIP touch? Purchase a VIP ticket. For $25, you will receive a pizza dinner and two non-alcoholic drinks while sitting on a padded seat at the start/finish line.

Visit the Havasu 95 Speedway box office online at www.havasu95speedway.com/tickets to purchase your tickets ahead of time.

Havasu 95 Speedway

Come see the oil fly when you watch stocks, modifieds and karts compete on the track the Havasu 95 Speedway this October. It's fun that the whole family can enjoy.

 

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Oct. 4, 2017

Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event 2017

 

Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride event Topock Gorge

Lake Havasu City offers the best of all worlds. Even though we live in the desert, we have lake and river access right in our backyard. In fact, Laughlin is just an hour or so up the river. And they provide docks for boats and personal watercraft. With the Blowision World Finals in town, a new adventure has been created: the Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event 2017.

 

 

Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event Topock Gorge

 

The West Coast Watercraft Club decided to put together the Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event this year to complement the activities going on at Blowision. Anyone with a Jet Ski, Sea Doo, WaveRunner or other personal watercraft is welcome to join the group. Just meet up at Site 6 on the island at 8 am. From there, participants take a 25 mile trek up the Colorado River to Topock. Once there, everyone disembarks for a nice little lunch at Pirate Cove Resort. Each person is responsible for paying for their own meal. So, make sure you bring some cash money with you. After lunch, everyone heads back to Site 6 in Havasu. They predict all participants in the ride should be back by 3 pm.

Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event Topock Gorge

Need a bit of fun this weekend? Want to do more than watch others playing on the water at Blowision? Go to Site 6 this Saturday morning. Bring your PWC and your sense of adventure. Take a trip along the Colorado River at the Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event!

Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event Pirates Cove

Lake Havasu Ultimate Ride Event Pirates Cove

* Riders must follow all local and US Coast Guard laws while on the water. Visit http://uscgboating.org/regulations/ and https://golakehavasu.com/activities/boating/boating-safety/arizona-boating-laws/ to learn what is allowed and what is not while out on the water.

* You must sign a waiver to receive a wristband or you won't be able to participate. Simply visit the West Coast Watercraft Club's website at http://wcwcc.com/JOIN/ to fill out and submit your waiver right now.

* Anyone found under the influence cannot participate and will be told to leave. Please act responsibly.

 

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Sept. 21, 2017

Desert Bar 2017

 

Desert Bar Gets Ready for the 2017-2018 Season!

 

When blazing Lake Havasu temperatures begin to dip below the triple digit mark, one of the most popular attractions opens for business: the Desert Bar. Also known as The "Nellie E Saloon" Located well off the beaten path in the Buckskin mountains, this remote property welcomes thousands of visitors each year. On September 30th, the Desert Bar opens up for the season. And I think you're going to want to be there. Map & Directions

Desert Bar in Lake Havasu

What began as a old mining camp started as a five stool shack in 1983 and has blossomed into one of the most popular seasonal watering holes in the Parker/Lake Havasu region. Desert Bar season begins on the last day of September and continues on through until the last weekend in April. Due to its remote location, the bar operates weekends only (Saturdays and Sunday, 12pm to dusk). Map & Directions

Desert Bar Parker AZ

Visitors can still visit the original shack. However, Ken, the owner of the Desert Bar, built a bigger saloon on the property in 1988. And it continues to operate to this day. In addition to the original shack and current saloon, the Desert Bar location includes restrooms, a church (no religious affiliation), covered walking bridge, horseshoe pit, stage and large cooking area. Everything here is solar powered. Water comes from a solar powered well on-site.

Nellie E Saloon Desert Bar

Every bit of alcohol and food must get trucked in each week. This business operates on a cash only basis. No credit or debit cards allowed. And definitely no checks accepted.

The owner lives on the property as well. So, since this is his home as well as his business, he asks visitors to kindly adhere to the "weekends only" hours of operation. Offroaders may be tempted to trek the five miles of unpaved road to visit during the week. But that would be trespassing as this is private property. Let's respect the man and his home! Maps & Directions

Bands at Desert Bar in Lake Havasu

To get to the Desert Bar, take the Cienega Springs Rd exit off Hwy 95. These unpaved roads can be rough on a suspension. While you don't need to have 4 wheel drive to make it to the bar's location, it wouldn't hurt. Or, you can leave your regular road vehicles behind and ride on up on your ATV, sand rail, dirt bike or other offroad vehicle instead. Maps & Directions

 Desert Bar in Parker AZ

Feeling adventurous? Want to do something a little different now that the weather's cooling off? The Desert Bar opens for business on September 30th. I highly suggest you make at least one trip out there this season. It's like nothing you've ever experienced before. Happy trails!

 

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Sept. 15, 2017

Lake Havasu City IJSBA Blowsion World Finals 2017

 

The 2017 IJSBA Blowsion World Finals come to Lake Havasu City

ijsba Blowsion world finals 2017

Havasu temperatures started tapering back down to double digits lately. While still comfortably in the 90s, they're far below the 100+ temps we see during our hottest summer months. That's why we can still host events like the Lake Havasu Blowsion World Finals 2017 at the end of September.

 

 

When someone says "Lake Havasu", what immediately pops into mind? Water and boating, of course. We see thousands of boats and personal watercraft (PWC) hit the lake every year. The Lake Havasu Blowsion World Finals is an "invitation only" event. More than 750 of the best PWC athletes from all over the world come to Lake Havasu City to compete for the title of "World Champion" at this IJSBA-sanctioned event.

Registration and the pits open up on the first two days of the Blowsion World Finals (September 30th & October 1st). Practice for the novice/amateur divisions takes place on the lake on October 2nd. Novice/amateur athletes actually race against each other on October 3rd. But first, come watch the Parade of Nations under the London Bridge.

IJSBA Blowsion world finals Lake Havasu

Next, the amateur/expert divisions race each other on October 4th. On the 5th, it's the amateur/expert/pro-am divisions. These individuals finish on the 6th, with awards for all completed class racing handed out on Friday night. On Saturday and Sunday, it's all about the pros. In addition to the normal competition races, spectators receive a treat with the amazing Pro Freestyle Expo. Awards for the pro level race winners will be handed out on Sunday night.

IJSBA Blowsion world finals in Lake Havasu City 2017

A special stadium will be set up along the shore for the Blowsion World Finals events. That's where you go to watch. Several merchandise, food and beer vendors will be on-site to sell their wares. Get there early to scout a good spot on the bleachers, especially when the freestyle competition is going on.

IJSBA Blowsion world finals Lake Havasu City

Keep an eye out on the weather. Wear plenty of sunscreen. Protect your eyes as well with a good pair of sunglasses. Binoculars ensure you don't miss a moment of competition. Have fun!

- Full event schedule from IJSBA

 

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Aug. 9, 2017

Lake Havasu Golfing

 

Where else can you get a lake, desert AND mountain view all in one place? Nowhere else but Lake Havasu City. All of these provide an amazing backdrop for Lake Havasu golfing. But you don't play the scenery when you golf. You play the links. And Havasu offers some of the best courses in the entire state.

Lake Havasu golf

Of the five Lake Havasu golf courses offered in the city, The Refuge Golf Course is considered one of the top courses in Arizona and Nevada. This 18 hole, par 72 championship course requires the use of every single club in your arsenal. PGA Pro Dan Trumbull offers private lessons as well as clinics throughout the year.

The Refuge at Lake Havasu

While The Refuge itself is a private club, they offer non-member play through their Member-for-a-Day package. Greens fees range from $49 to $99. No denim allowed on the course. Players must always wear a collared shirt. When you're done, have a drink with your buddies at the clubhouse.

Lake Havasu golfing at the Refuge

Refuge website - www.refugecountryclub.com

Phone - (928)-764-1404

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Other Lake Havasu Golf Courses:

 

What: Bridgewater Links Golf Course

Where: London Bridge Resort (1477 Queens Bay) - Maps & Directions

Contact: www.londonbridgeresort.com (928) 855-4777

Particulars: 9 holes, 30 par, Executive rating

Bridgewater Links Golf course in Lake Havasu

 

What: Island Golf Club

Where: Nautical Beachfront Resort (1040 N McCulloch Blvd) - Maps & Directions

Contact: www.nauticalbeachfrontresort.com/lake-havasu-golf (928) 855-5585

Particulars: 9 holes, 32 par, Executive rating

Island Golf course at Lake Havasu

 

What: Lake Havasu Golf Club East Course

Where: Lake Havasu Golf Club (2400 Clubhouse Dr) - Maps & Directions

Contact: www.lakehavasugolfclub.com (928) 855-2719

Particulars: 18 holes, 72 par, Championship rating

Lake Havasu golf club

 

What: Lake Havasu Golf Club West Course

Where: Lake Havasu Golf Club (2400 Clubhouse Dr) - Maps & Directions

Contact: www.lakehavasugolfclub.com (928) 855-2719

Particulars: 18 holes, 71 par, Championship rating

Lake Havasu golf club

 

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, you can go golfing in Lake Havasu at any time.  You'll find other top rated courses within an hour's driving distance.  These include the Emerald Canyon Golf Course in Parker, El Rio Golf Club in Mohave Valley, Los Lagos Golf Club in Fort Mohave, Mohave Resort Golf Club in Laughlin and Laughlin Ranch Golf Club in Bullhead.  Mix it up and play them all.

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Lake Havasu City really does have it all.  In one week, you can spend the day on the water, gamble at Havasu Landing, go offroading in the desert, drop a pole in the water to catch dozens of fish, enjoy fabulous nightlife and play a round of golf on a top rated course.  The only problem you'll have is deciding which to do first!

 

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July 17, 2017

2017 Lake Havasu 5 Iron Golf Tournament

 

The Kiwanis Club 5 Iron Golf Tournament in Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu Golf Course

Who needs a driver, a putter or a wedge?  Why bother with irons 1 through 4 or 6 through 9?  A real golfer only needs their 5 iron.  At least, that's why the Kiwanis Club thinks.  Prove your mettle by signing up for the 2017 Lake Havasu 5 Iron Golf Tournament.

 

  • What: Lake Havasu 5 Iron Golf Tournament
  • Where: The Courses at London Bridge - 2400 Clubhouse Dr - Maps & Directions
  • When: Saturday, August 5th, 7:30am
  • Cost: $50 per person / $100 Tee Sponsor
  • Contact: Hal Christiansen, Event Coordinator, (928) 302-5823 or via email halc@citlink.net

 

The 2017 Lake Havasu 5 Iron Tournament marks the fourth year in a row that the Kiwanis of Lake Havasu has hosted this fun event.  Carrying around your clubs should be easy when all you need is your trusty 5 iron.  The tournament runs a four person scramble at The Courses at London Bridge.  

Lake Havasu golf courses

The tournament runs on the Old London course, the oldest course in Lake Havasu City.  After the shotgun start at 7:30am, teams make their way through the par 71 course using only their 5 iron.  That's right.  Whether you're teeing off or putting, the only golf club allowed will be the 5 iron.

Lake Havasu golf courses

Tickets for the 2017 Lake Havasu 5 Iron Tournament run $50 per person.  Your $50 fee includes a golf cart, the green fees and, of course, lunch afterward.  Don't have a full four person team?  Don't worry.  You will be paired up with other teams who might be missing a player or two.  Just let Hal Christiansen know whether you're going solo or you need players to complete your team.

Lake Havasu Kiwanis

Looking for a way to advertise your business or organization?  Sponsorships are available for $100 a hole.  Tee sponsorship is a great way to get your name out in the public.  Contact Hal for more information.

Like to golf?  Love to compete?  Want to improve your golfing skills?  The 2017 Lake Havasu 5 Iron Tournament offers a morning of fun, healthy competition for everyone. 

 

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June 16, 2017

Rock the Docks 2017

 

Lew Jabro to Sponsor "Rock the Docks" event in October to Benefit the Western Arizona Humane Society and Make a Wish Foundation.

Rock the Docks Havasu 2017

 

Rock the Docks 2017

If you love boats, boating, the lake lifestyle or anything river or lake related... this is the event for you! This event will also help raise money for the two chosen charities, The Western Arizona Humane Society and Make a Wish Foundation. Bookmark this page! We will release event details as they become available!

Friday & Saturday - Cruise through Motorsports Alley and meet some of the biggest names in the motorsports industry! On display will be some of the Elite Billy B Flatbottoms, NRI Insurance's Dream Team Problem Child TFH, Tony Scarlata and more, muscle cars, hot rods, AJE Motorsports and a few Pro Supercross riders will all be showcased along with exhibitors, a beer tent and whole lot of horsepower! All located in Motorsports Alley in the Nautical Beachfront parking lot!

Friday Afternoon/Night - Open boating all day and VIP Registration Party at upper pool bar at the Nautical Beachfront Resort. Come and join us and kick off the Rock the Docks event!

Saturday - Huge BBQ smokeout, raffle, charity auction, National Anthem followed by Ladies and Gentlemen, "Start Your Engines!" - watch and listen as over 50,000 horsepower fires up at the docks to salute our country and all those who protect our freedom!

Rock the Docks at Nautical Beach Lake Havasu

Rock the Docks Nautical Inn Lake Havasu

Rock the Docks Nautical Inn Lake Havasu

Rock the Docks lake havasu 2017

 

 

More event information to follow! Visit their event page on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/groups/307749736341691

Download Registration Form PDF Here

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June 14, 2017

Lake Havasu UltraFest 2017

 

UltraFest Beach Party Returns to Lake Havasu for 2017

UltraFest Lake Havasu 2017

Have you made plans yet for Father's Day?  It's this Sunday, June 18th.  Does your dad like boats?  Then, you may want to take him to the Lake Havasu UltraFest on Saturday.  This should definitely get him in the mood for a day on the lake on Sunday.

 

  • What: Lake Havasu UltraFest 2017
  • Where: Rotary Park - Maps & Directions
  • When: Saturday, June 17th, 11am to 9:30pm
  • Admission: FREE to spectators

 

Do you own an amazing Ultra boat?  Then this is THE event to come to!  Check in at the new Ultra store in the Old English Village on Friday, June 16th from 6pm to 9:30pm.  Drivers and their crew need to meet at Rotary Beach at 10am on Saturday to find out the particulars of the day's events.  A special aerial photo of all participants will be taken at 11:30am.  So, don't be late.  Then, everyone is on their own for the Ultra Selfie Photo Scavenger Hunt? What is that?  You'll need to be a registered participant and attend the meeting to find out.  But, I promise you.  It'll be lots of fun!  Just make sure your camera is charged up and ready to go!

UltraFest Lake Havasu 2017

 

You don't have to be an Ultra boat owner to enjoy the Lake Havasu UltraFest 2017.  Metal Mulisha kicks things off with an exciting moto show at Rotary Beach at 11am.  If you miss their first show of the day, don't fret.  They'll be back at 2pm and 5pm for more motocross stunts.  Join the beach party for fun games like cornhole and the family-friendly beverage pong (think beer pong without the alcohol).  And, if you've ever thought about paddleboarding, watch live demonstrations of this fun way to enjoy the lake.

UltraFest Lake Havasu 2017

 

Little Big Town performs live from 6pm to 8pm.  They will be followed by CrossCutt from 8pm to 9:30pm.  A specially catered dinner will be served on the beach.  And don't miss out on the fireworks display over the lake at 9:30pm.  For more information, contact Ultra Boats.

UltraFest Lake Havasu 2017

UltraFest Lake Havasu 2017

 

Looking for something to do for your dad or husband this Father's Day weekend?  Take him to the Lake Havasu UltraFest.  

Ultra Boats website: www.ultraboats.com/ultrafest-2017-what-you-need-to-know/

 

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