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Dec. 1, 2022

Havasu Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2022

The Annual Boat Parade of Lights to Start December 3rd in Lake Havasu City

Boat Parade of Lights in Lake Havasu City 2022

We love the Festival of Lights. It makes Lake Havasu look so magical during the holidays. But we also love spending time on the water. What happens when you combine Christmas lights with boating? The Havasu Holiday Boat Parade of Lights!

 

  • What: Havasu Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2022
  • Where: Bridgewater Channel - Maps & Directions
  • When: Saturday, December 3rd, 6 pm to 8 pm

 

ℹ️➡️ Cant make it? Live Stream it on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/events/520172483487597/

 

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Nov. 25, 2022

Lake Havasu Top 12 to Buy Lake House

Lake Havasu City AZ Makes Top 12 City To Buy A Lake House in The US

Travel & Leisure names Lake Havasu City one of the top 12 places to buy a lake house in the U.S.

A new report from TravelandLeisure.com and Evole.com reveals the best places to buy a lake house in the U.S., complete with scenic views, a laid-back lifestyle, and excellent rental potential.

 

 

 

This list of homes features at least 3+ Bedrooms, a pool and decent boat deep garage. 

 

"When determining the best places to buy a lake house, we look at destinations that have advantages for both potential investors and future guests," Louis Olds, director of real estate at Evolve, told Travel + Leisure. "For investors, we present the Evolve Difference as a way to help lake house owners maximize income and exceed the projected revenue of the market. For guests, we showcase desirable locations that have the right atmosphere for relaxation, natural beauty, and many ways to have fun."

Year-round sunshine, 400 miles of pristine lakefront, and a desert backdrop define Lake Havasu City — a Southwest destination with name recognition for being “Arizona’s playground.” It draws a steady stream of visitors (835,000 every year, in fact) from major metros like Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas to enjoy water sports and untamed off-road trails.

To get the best results form a vacation rental home purchase in Lake Havasu, it must have all the amenities renters are looking for. With the busiest rental market season being the summer boating months, renters like to sleep as many people as possible, want a pool and outdoor hangout BBQ areas and somewhere to park thier boat. The closer to a launch ramp the better!

 

This list of homes features at least 3+ Bedrooms, a pool and decent boat deep garage. 

 

Nov. 19, 2022

Lake Havasu Festival of Lights 2022

Lake Havasu City to Kick Off The Holiday Season With the 27th Annual Festival of Lights

Lake Havasu Festival of Lights 2022Christmas decorations have been up in the stores since September. But we still have Thanksgiving to get through before the Christmas season officially begins. And in Havasu, we kick it off with the Festival of Lights.

 

  • What: Lake Havasu Festival of Lights 2022
  • Where: English Village & London Bridge Resort - Maps & Directions
  • When: November 25th to January 8th, dusk to 10 pm
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Nov. 16, 2022

Desert Bash & Off Road Poker Run 2022

Desert Bash & Off Road Poker Run Presented by Anderson Powersports

Desert Bash & Off Road Poker Run Lake Havasu 2022

Our lake offers hours upon hours of fun. But even in the desert, the water gets a bit cold during the winter. Thankfully, Havasu is surrounded by over one million acres of BLM land (Bureau of Land Management). That means that playtime continues on land when the water gets a bit on the chilly side. If you are looking for something fun to do, sign up for the Lake Havasu Desert Bash.

 

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Nov. 10, 2022

Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo 2022

11th Annual Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo Back at Lake Havasu State Park

Sand and Water Expo Lake Havasu 2022

The rest of the country may be held prisoner to freezing cold rain, bitterly chilling temperatures, and even hurricane watches. But not here in Havasu. Yes, our temperatures have fallen a bit. However, we still enjoy boats on the water, playing in the dirt, and camping in the middle of the desert. If you want to "up" your toy game, then you need to make the 11th Annual Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo your destination of choice.

 

  • What: Havasu Sand, Water & RV Expo 2022
  • Where: Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4 - Maps & Directions
  • When: November 18th and 19th
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Oct. 28, 2022

Fright Night in Lake Havasu 2022

The 17th Annual Fright Night in Lake Havasu City is Back on Mainstreet for 2022

fright night lake havasu 2022

So many cities around the country are experiencing quite a cold snap right now. But who wants to put on a jacket to go trick-or-treating? Well, in Lake Havasu, you don't have to cover up your costume when you participate in the Main Street Halloween Fright Night. 

 

  • What: Main Street Halloween Fright Night 2022
  • Where: McCulloch Blvd N, Downtown Havasu - Maps & Directions
  • When: Monday, October 31st, 4 pm to 8 pm

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Daytime highs reach into the low '80s this time of year. So, you will be feeling nice and warm when you visit Main Street on Halloween night. Beginning at 4 pm, bring the kids to any of the Downtown Havasu businesses located along McCulloch Blvd. Organizers set up fun activities for your little ones to enjoy in between trick-or-treating. Plus, vendors sell food and drinks to help you keep your strength up when hauling all that candy around!

Halloween Lake Havasu City 2022

If you feel like you're not quite ready to go home after Fright Night, head over to the London Bridge. More specifically, head to the stage located under the bridge. Starting at 6:30 pm, the LHC Ghostbusters host their Thriller Dance Contest. Participants get to learn THE dance routine that Michael Jackson showed off in his classic "Thriller" video. First, the Ghostbusters start off slow so you can practice each move. Then, they play it at normal speed for you to dance along. Don't worry. Even if you have two left feet, the Ghostbusters make it easy to follow along by calling out each of the dance steps over top of the music. You got this!

All ages are welcome to join the Thriller Dance Contest for free. Costumes are not required but are greatly encouraged. And they will even be passing out candy to the little ones.

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halloween lake havasu city

So, trick-or-treat on Main Street first. Then finish the night with some thrilling dance moves under the London Bridge. Sounds like a great way to spend Halloween with your friends and family to me!

 

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Oct. 20, 2022

44th Annual Run to the Sun Car Show

Relics and Rods to Host The 44th Annual Run to the Sun Car Show in Lake Havasu City

run to the sun lake havasu

From Charlie Ryan's "Hot Rod Lincoln" to Thomas Rhett's "That Old Truck". Songs about taking your car and your love out for a drive have been around for decades. For many of us, getting our driver's license allowed us that first bit of freedom to go anywhere and do anything. Celebrate the vehicles that you owned or just admired in years past at the Havasu Relics and Rods Run to the Sun 2022 Car Show and Cruise.

 

  • What: Havasu Relics and Rods Run to the Sun 2022
  • Where: Bridgewater Links at London Bridge Resort - Maps & Directions
  • When: October 20th to 23rd
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Oct. 14, 2022

Desert Bar Opens For 22-23 Season

The Desert Bar Opens for the 2022-2023 Season

The Desert Bar Parker

Last week, I talked about The Bunker Bar opening up here in Lake Havasu. But there is another bar located just outside of Parker that has developed one heck of a following over the last several years... and that is The Desert Bar... Also known as The Nellie E Saloon. They opened up for the 2022/2023 season last weekend. And I guarantee you, it is well worth the trip to get there!

 

  • What: The Desert Bar
  • Where: Approximately Five Miles North of Parker, AZ - Maps & Directions
  • Hours: Every Saturday & Sunday from October 1st, 2022 to April 1st, 2023, 12 pm to 6 pm 
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Oct. 13, 2022

Classic Outboard Championships 2022

Classic Outboard Championships Return to Lake Havasu for 2022

Lake Havasu Classic Outboard Championships

While the rest of the country deals with decreasing temperatures and inclement weather, Havasu folks enjoy sunny skies and temperatures in the upper-80s/low 90s. Higher temps for longer periods of time mean that our lake water feels like a lukewarm bath. That allows water activities like the Lake Havasu Classic Outboard Championships to take place so late in the year.

 

  • What: Lake Havasu Classic Outboard Championships 2022
  • Where: The Nautical Beachfront Resort (1000 McCulloch Blvd N) - Maps & Directions
  • When: October 14th to 16th
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Oct. 3, 2022

IJSBA Jettrim World Finals 2022

The IJSBA Jettrim World Finals Back at Crazy Horse Campgrounds for 2022

2022 Jettrim World Finals Lake Havasu 2022

October is here. Yet, we still see temperatures in the upper 90s/low 100s right now. Warm water means more time to play on the lake. The weatherman predicts triple-digit temperatures and high 90's throughout this week. That makes it the perfect time for Havasu to host the IJSBA Jettrim WGP1 World Finals 2022!

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