WANTED: Explorers at the “Best Recreational Lake in the Nation”

Wondering about a great place for a fall getaway? ….Look no farther than our ‘Great Lake’ right here in Central Missouri, the lovely Lake of the Ozarks! The Lake has just been voted the ‘Best Recreational Lake in the Nation,’ … Continue reading

AquaPalooza 2014 comes to Lake of the Ozarks!


Grab the kids; grab gramma and head for Lake of the Ozarks and a day of fun on the water. Today, July 19th, 2014, the Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers Association and The Lake Boat Store.com present the largest on-water family boating event at the Lake!

Based at Dog Days Bar & Grill, 1232 Jeffries Road in Osage Beach, or at the 19 Mile Marker by water, this water festival begins at noon and goes till 5PM. Live music and water are the centerpieces of this event, which also features games and prizes.

Boats line up and drop anchor in the Main Channel of the Lake by the Grand Glaize Bridge, while swimmers and floaters take advantage of this near deadlock to safely paddle around in the Lake!

Enjoy summer fun at our Fun Lake! Four live concerts, food, drink and a good time are waiting for you. After your day of fun on the water bring your boat back to our Inn (where there’s nice level parking) and let us pamper you in one of our luxurious Osage Beach bed and breakfast guest rooms.  Then you can float your rubber ducky in one of our private starlit hot tubs or  twosome tubbies!  Play like a kid and sleep like a baby at the Inn at Harbour Ridge!Aquapalooza 2014


At Lake of the Ozarks you can celebrate St. Patty’s Day on the water or on land! Grab your green and head for the Lake this Saturday, March 15th, 2014. Celebrate on the water ‘wild, wild westside’ style. The Lake West Chamber has planned a breakfast buffet beginning at 9AM at the Ozark Bar-B-Que, located on TT-75 by land. Father Patrick Dolan will bless the fleet of parade boats at 10:15 before the parade sets sets sail at 10:30. The Tropic Island Cruise Boat is available for those who want to enjoy a day relaxing on the water. This is a fun parade with colorfully decorated boats traveling on the Gravois Arm of the Lake. Shamrock Dollars will be awarded for the best dressed boat, crew, and landlubber! Enjoy the 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade hosted by the Bagnell Dam Strip Association. This Lake Irish tradition begins at 1PM at the Al Elam Real Estate office on Business Hwy 54. Expect over 100 floats during this two hour rite of Spring! Ron and I hope you’ll make our Lake of the Ozarks, MO Bed and Breakfast, the Inn at Harbour Ridge, your home base for this busy weekend! The 4th Annual Short Bus Shuffle will be held at various west side bars and restaurants on Saturday, March 15th. $5.00 wristbands are required to ride the buses which will sop at Cannon Smoked Saloon, Captain Ron’s, Scallywags, Chances ‘R,’ Boomers, Bear Bottom Resort, Big Dick’s Halfway Inn, Taterhoggz, the Branding Iron, and Hurrican Dolly’s. The 6th Annual Chili for Charity Cook-Off will be from 11AM to 3PM at Tar-Tar-A Resort. Sample dozens of chili. Live entertainment provided by the Lake’s barefoot legend, Dale Blue. Cost is $7.00 for adults with all proceeds going to Citizens Against Domestic Violence. . The Lake has something for everyone to enjoy! More good news – the weatherman is calling for sunny skies and warm temps. So come enjoy the luck of the Irish this weekend at the Lake! Then come back and relax in front of your inn-room fireplace, soak in a private starlit hot tub, and enjoy a fun and fabulous breakfast. We’ll even let you kiss our blarney stone! Happy hearts, Sue and Ron Westenhaver Owners/Innkeepers Inn at Harbour Ridge ~~ Follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/InnatHarbourRidge ~~