FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 12, 2015
FAT TUESDAY FUN HAPPENS ON SATURDAY AT CENTRAL MISSOURI'S 
LAKE OF THE OZARKS
Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. - "Fat Tuesday" fun happens at Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday, Feb. 21, with the 14th annual Mardi Gras Pub Crawl.  The event features live entertainment at 22 restaurants and nightspots in the Lake area.

  

The Mardi Gras Pub Crawl has grown from just eight locations in its first year to become the biggest off-season event at the Lake, attracting more than 6,800 participants last year.  Jeff Carroll, Pub Crawl organizer, attributes the Crawl's success to the number of venues, the quality of the food and entertainment, and the availability of safe transportation. 

 

A $10 wrist band provides admission to all Pub Crawl locations, as well as shuttle bus transportation from participating hotels, motels and resorts to all of the venues. The economical price and the convenience of the shuttle service are two of the reasons the event continues to grow each year.

   

A total of 32 buses will cover the entire shuttle route, stopping at each venue, as well as returning participants to their Pub Crawl lodging locations from any stop along the route.  Bus service will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 2:30 a.m.  "Your Pub Crawl wristband allows you to put your keys away and enjoy the fun without worrying about driving," Carroll said.

  

Many "pub crawlers" dress in costumes, often featuring the traditional Mardi Gras colors of purple, gold and green.  Pub Crawl T-shirts will be available at all venues, both on the night of the crawl and for purchase before the crawl, beginning approximately mid-January.

   

Most of the Pub Crawl restaurants and nightspots will feature live bands playing music from rock to blues to country.  At others, participants can dance to music spun by DJs or even make their own music at locations featuring karaoke.  When it comes to food, pub crawlers will have their choice of an eclectic mix of Mexican cuisine, Italian favorites, prime rib, seafood, Ozarks-style barbeque, Chicago-style pizza and much more.

 

For more information about lodging, entertainment schedules and dining options, visit www.LakePubCrawl.com.  For up-to-the-minute news on the Lake of the Ozarks Mardi Gras Pub Crawl, "like" the event's Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/LakePubCrawl.


The Mardi Gras Pub Crawl is just one of the many fun events at the Lake of the Ozarks. For information on the year-round fun at Missouri's Fun Lake, including activities, events, dining and accommodations, call the Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau (CVB) at 1-800-FUN-LAKE or visit the CVB's multiple award-winning website, FunLake.com.

 

For media assistance or high-resolution photography, please call The Beenders-Walker Group toll-free at 1-800-544-8474 or email Marjorie BeendersJo DuncanDeb Hendricks or Kyle Stewart.

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LAKE OF THE OZARKS TRI-COUNTY LODGING ASSOCIATION 

& CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAU

Phone: 800-FUN-LAKE (386-5253) Fax: 573-348-2293  

P.O. Box 1498  Osage Beach, MO 65065

Website: www.FunLake.com  Email: Info@FunLake.com  

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