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The Colourful Carnival at Lake Of The Ozarks

The Colourful Carnival at Lake Of The Ozarks

April 19-21, 2018

662 Laker Pride Road

Camdenton, MO 65020

If you’re looking for a great weekend of family fun, don’t miss the 68th Annual Dogwood Festival In Camdenton, Missouri! The main event, the Dogwood Parade, begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The parade features marching bands, fire engines, and decorated floats. Bring a bag or two, because the kids will go home with candy….lots and lots of candy! This year’s parade theme is Fairytales in Bloom. If you’d like to promote your business or cause, it’s not too late. Parade entries are accepted until April 8, so join the fun!

The Dogwood Festival also features the Dogwood Pageants for Little Miss, Little Mr., Junior Miss, and Teen Miss Dogwood on  Saturday, April 7th, at the RC Worthan Auditorium at Camdenton High School.

The Festival Arts and Crafts Show will be held at the Camdenton Middle School Gymnasium on Friday, April 20 from 5:30-8 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Dogwood 5K will be held on Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 a.m. at the Camdenton High School. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. and proceeds support the Arc of the Lake, an organization devoted to serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The cost is $20 if pre-registered by April 9 and $25 on the day of the race.

Don’t forget to visit the carnival for rides, arcade games, and all the carnival food you can eat! The carnival operates from 5-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday and noon-10 p.m. on Saturday. Outdoor vendors will be selling their wares Friday and Saturday.

For more information on the Dogwood Festival, visit the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce website:

Dogwood Festival

Phone: 573-346-2227 or email info@camdentonchamber.com

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