Fourth of July Events & Fireworks at the Lake!

The Fourth of July is a great holiday to be at the Lake of the Ozarks! Not only can you take advantage of being on the water, but there are also several Independence Day events that you and the whole family can enjoy together. Lake West Chamber is bringing you the info on all the great events and firework shows around the Lake... Live music, cookouts, parties, contests, and so much more! Keep reading to learn all about it.

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FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS!(Information from as of 7/1/2020)

July 2nd-4th, 9:00pm-1:00am
Horny Toad Entertainment Complex
2359 Bittersweet Rd
Lake Ozark MO 65049

FREE to Attend!! The Epic FM Radio Hit Band, Five Turn Knot is known as THE power house party machine. Playing #1 hits from bands like Journey, Bruno Mars, Guns and Roses, AC DC, and REO Speedwagon, Justin Timberlake and Van Halen...just to name a few!


July 3rd, 5:00pm
Lake of the Ozarks Harley-Davidson
6482 O…

Struggling Business? Learn How the Chamber Can Help!

At the Lake of the Ozarks West Chamber of Commerce, we are dedicated to helping local businesses members grow their business through tourism, local events, directory listings, e-blasts, and so much more. Right now is a difficult time for many businesses, but that doesn't mean that there aren't still some great strategies you can use through Lake West Chamber to help your business. Keep reading to hear how your local Chamber of Commerce can help you during these difficult times.

You Are Not Alone
Sometimes it can feel like you are on your own when you are a small business owner. With a lot going on in the world today, it can be even harder to navigate running a business effectively without any help. Instead of trying to "go it alone", reach out to a caring community that is there to support you and your business. Lake West Chamber is a community that you can rely on for great business resources and advice that can help you improve, regardless of what is going on in th…

Best Places to Stay at the Lake!

The Lake of the Ozarks is a great place to vacation! Having been voted the number one recreation lake in the United States, we know how to have a great time. If you are planning a vacation to the Lake of the Ozarks this summer, Lake West Chamber has you covered with a list of local businesses that make for the perfect getaway at the Lake. Keep reading to learn more!

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Buccaneer Bay & Scallywag's at Captain Ron’s
Captain Ron's is home to Scallywag's RV Park and Buccaneer Bay Resort - great places to stay and play for your vacation at the Lake this summer. With 700 feet of lakefront, 7 remodeled rental homes, two beaches, two tiki bars, and two beach volleyball courts... This is the place to be!

Buccaneer Bay Resort
Buccaneer Bay has a large selection of vacation rental listings to fit every lifestyle and vacation budget. Located in Sunrise Beach, Missouri, this resort is close to several attractions and conveniences without being in the middle of the b…

Join Lake West Chamber's 28th Annual Golf Tournament!

Voted the number one recreation Lake in the United States, the Lake of the Ozarks has a lot to offer! Not only is it a great place to go boating and spend time out on the water, but it is also a popular site for hiking, camping, shopping, and golfing. Golfing at the Lake of the Ozarks is a wonderful experience that you can enjoy at several different, pristine golf courses around the Lake.

Lake of the Ozarks West Chamber of Commerce is here to help support and promote the Lake of the Ozarks community. One of the ways we are proud to do that is by hosting the Annual Golf Tournament on the West Side! Keep reading to learn all about this great event, and how you can participate.

28th Annual Lake West Chamber Golf Tournament
This event is a great way to spend a day of fun at the Lake of the Ozarks. Enjoy golfing at Indian Rock, playing fun games, and winning great prizes! This year's hole-in-one sponsor is Hulett Chevrolet Buick GMC, and they are sponsoring the prize of a Chevy Spark! Yo…

Living & Working at the Lake!

Living and working at the Lake of the Ozarks is an amazing experience with a lot of great benefits! While some people think that the Lake is just a summer destination, it is much more than that! It's a beautiful place to be year-round. Lake West Chamber loves being part of the Lake of the Ozarks community and we are here to share the many benefits with you! Keep reading to learn why the Lake of the Ozarks could be your, or your business's, new home.

Living by the Water Living near a body of water has actually been shown to have several possible health benefits! Lower blood pressure, decreased stress, increased blood flow to the heart and brain... These are all benefits that have been correlated with life near a body of water. These health benefits could dramatically improve your lifestyle by improving your overall health. The Lake of the Ozarks is the perfect place to kick back and relax while you enjoy the benefits of living near the water.

Natural Surroundings 
While the Lak…

The New Business "Normal"

There is a lot of talk about the "new normal" and what that might be for various businesses. While some places of business are eager to return to the way things were before, others are considering a new way of operating. The Lake West Chamber has long been a reliable business resource at the Lake of the Ozarks, and we are still here for you. Today we are talking about what your own "new normal" might look like and how to make it work for your business.

Working From Home
As social distancing and stay-at-home orders were enacted, many businesses were fortunate to be able to continue their work by moving to a work-from-home environment. Several businesses had to figure out how to do this overnight... Putting databases online, moving systems to web-based platforms, changing or installing email programs, and so much more. While this may not have been something many businesses would have considered before, working from home became a widely-practiced activity in just a f…

Plan a Great Summer at the Lake!

Summer is just around the corner! While the official first day of summer is June 20th, the unofficial start to summer at the Lake of the Ozarks is Memorial Day Weekend. This summer, visit the Lake of the Ozarks for a beautiful vacation with plenty of fun and safe activities. Lake West Chamber has the resources to help you plan your incredible summer lake getaway. Keep reading to learn more!

Crappie, catfish, bluegill, bass... The Lake of the Ozarks is an incredible place to go fishing with the whole family. There are several boat ramps, fishing docks, and marinas all around the Lake to help make it even easier to catch "the big one"! Whether you are a skilled fisherman looking for a place to enjoy your favorite hobby, or a family with kiddos that want to try fishing for the first time, the Lake of the Ozarks is the perfect place to be.

Boating & Water Sports
Boating and enjoying water sports on the lake are easily the two most popular activities at the Lake of th…