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30th Annual Winterfest February 7, 2015 @ 10am-5pm; February 8, 2015 @ 10am-4pm
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  • Activities

    Looking for fun things to do in Arizona? Explore Lake Havasu, Arizona vacation ideas, from off-roading and rock climbing to speed boating and jet skiing!

    • Beaches & Swimming - There’s an Arizona beach experience for everyone in Lake Havasu City. Our Lake beaches feature the same sandy, blue-water glory of the ocean but are better. Find out why!
      • Aquatic Center - The Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center offers indoor water recreation including an indoor waterslide, two pools, and a wave pool with splash play area.
      • Top Boat-In Beaches - Lake Havasu City has beaches offer a variety of activities. Many have BBQs, picnic facilities, and restrooms. Boat-in beaches along Lake Havasu, Arizona offer fun for boaters and kayakers.
    • Boating - Enjoy your next vacation on one of America’s best boating lakes in Lake Havasu City, the finest in Arizona boating. Plan your vacation now!
      • Boating Attractions
      • Marinas & Launch Ramps - There are several marinas and launch ramps on Lake Havasu for the convenience of boaters and non-motorized watercraft users.
      • Boat-In Beaches - Lake Havasu City has beaches offer a variety of activities. Many have BBQs, picnic facilities, and restrooms. Boat-in beaches along Lake Havasu, Arizona offer fun for boaters and kayakers.
      • Boat-In Camping - Boat-in camping is a fantastic way to spend a weekend with the family on your own private beach. There are plenty of spots to choose from along the shores of Lake Havasu, many of them providing total privacy.
      • Boat-In Dining - Lake Havasu has many restaurants that are accessible by boat, keeping you on the water and enjoying the lake for as long as possible. Whether you want breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there's a boat-in restaurant for you!
      • Boat Detailing & Upholstery - Lake Havasu City Boat Detailing Services
      • Boating Events
      • Boat Fuel Locations
      • Boat Rentals - The Lake Havasu Convention and Visitors Bureau is your source for Lake Havasu boat rentals. Browse a complete list of our local Arizona boat rental services and book today!
        • Cabana Boats - Cabana boats are perfect for relaxing on Lake Havasu's Bridgewater Channel. Your cabana is stocked with beverages, delivered and moored for you.
        • Houseboats - Lake Havasu houseboat rentals and information for one of Arizona's premier houseboat vacation destinations. Explore over 60 miles of navigable water.
      • Boat Repair & Services - Boat repair and service providers in Lake Havasu City
      • Boating Safety
      • Boat Storage - Boat storage in Lake Havasu City
      • Designated Captain Program - Be smart - hire a Designated Captain to drive your boat if you plan on indulging in the spirits. Safe boating is top priority for boaters on Lake Havasu.
      • Overnight Mooring - Lake Havasu City Arizona has boating services including Lake Havasu overnight mooring, docks, storage and boat repair.
      • Lake Havasu Map - Map Of Lake Havasu
    • Cycling - Bike enthusiasts of all types love Lake Havasu City cycling! There are plenty of mountain bike trails, SARA Park BMX track and two paved multi-use trails in Lake Havasu City, AZ.
      • Bike Rentals - Bike rentals in Lake Havasu City include cruisers, road bikes and mountain bikes for offroad cycling trails.
      • BMX
      • Mountain Biking
      • Road Biking - There is plenty of asphalt in Lake Havasu to give even the most dedicated Road Biker a challenge.
    • Entertainment - Plenty of entertainment can be found in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Nightlife, Havasu 95 Speedway, performing arts, and much more awaits visitors heading to Lake Havasu.
      • Movie Theaters - Two movie theaters are in Lake Havasu City and are conveniently located.
      • Nightlife Venues
      • Local Bands & Artists - Lake Havasu is home to some great local talent and they are usually playing around town on any given weekend.
      • Performing Arts - Lake Havasu City is home to several first-class Performing Arts theaters. Whether you're looking for a comedy, ballet, opera, or are even interested in auditioning, Lake Havasu can fulfill your cultural desires.
    • Fishing - Drop a line in one of the best fishing lakes in the Southwest! Lake Havasu ranks among the top Arizona fishing lakes for bass and striper. Plan an Arizona fishing trip!
      • Bait & Tackle Shops
      • Fishing Docks - Lake Havasu has several free fishing docks available to the public and are open 24 hours a day.
      • Fishing Events
      • Fishing Lake Havasu - Fish species in Lake Havasu attract events and tournaments year-round.
        • Bass Fishing - Bass fishing in Lake Havasu may be one of Arizona’s best-kept secrets. Teeming with fish, natural fresh waters, and warm climate make it one of the best bass fishing spots in the state.
      • Fishing Licenses - Fishing license information for Lake Havasu and the lower Colorado River
      • Fishing Champ Dean Rojas - Dean Rojas is a top-rated bass fisherman and Lake Havasu City, AZ resident. He says the varied terrain and great fishing conditions in Lake Havasu help him train for pro bass tournaments.
    • Gaming & Casinos
    • Golf - Lake Havasu City's golf courses offer some of the most stunning views in Arizona to drink in while teeing off in luxury, convenience, and comfort.
      • Search Golf Courses - The Lake Havasu City official destination website is the most accurate and complete resource for information on Lake Havasu-area golf courses, including pictures, ratings, greens fees and more. Start searching!
      • All Golf Courses
      • Golf Map
      • Best Golf Courses - Tee off on some of the best golf courses in Arizona and enjoy the desert scenery. Plan your trip to Lake Havasu City today!
    • Hiking - The official Lake Havasu City tourism website offers the most complete and unbiased listing of area hiking trails. Find trailhead locations, photos, difficulty ratings and more for every trail.
      • Search Hikes
      • Hiking Heroes - Local hiking experts contribute their knowledge of Lake Havasu area hikes to www.golakehavasu.com.
      • Day Hike Checklist - This page gives a complete checklist of everything ot consider when hiking for the day in the desert surround Lake Havasu City. Check it out before you take that next hike in paradise!
      • Desert Wildflowers - Hiking in Lake Havasu City's surrounding deserts in the springtime can bring a flurry of color to the eyes as desert wildflowers are in full bloom.
      • Arizona Hiking - Trek across some of the finest hiking trails in Arizona here at Lake Havasu. Wind your way through slot canyons or climb to the tops of red-rock mountains in this awesome Arizona hiking destination.
      • Hiking Map
    • Off-Road - Ready to head off road? Arizona ATV trails abound in the sand dunes, canyons and open deserts around Lake Havasu City. Come get dirty!
    • Parks - Lake Havasu City, Arizona has several neighborhood parks and four major parks, two with dog parks. Lake Havasu State Park, London Bridge Beach and Rotary Community Park are all accessible by boat. SARA Community Park is the site of several hiking and mountain bike trails, rodeo grounds, roller hockey rink, BMX track and softball fields.
      • Dog Parks - Pets are welcome in Lake Havasu City! With three dog parks and plenty of pet friendly hotels, Lake Havasu City is the place for the whole family, including the four-legged members.
      • Lake Havasu State Park - Lake Havasu State Park has facilities for tent and RV camping, boat launch ramps and a beach area formerly known as Windsor Beach. The park is the site of many popular events including the Annual Lake Havasu Boat Show.
      • London Bridge Beach - London Bridge Beach is a popular park and top Lake Havasu attraction. Within walking distance of the London Bridge, the park has a beach, swimming area, boat access, dog park, basketball & sand volleyball courts.
      • Rotary Community Park - Rotary Community Park in Lake Havasu City Arizona has a beach, walking path, skatepark, playgrounds, beach volleyball court, softball fields, bocce court and is accessible by boat and car.
      • SARA Park - SARA (Special Activities and Recreation Area) Park has a network of hiking and mountain bike trails, ballfields, dog park, rodeo grounds and a roller hockey rink. Other activities include RC planes and a shooting range. The 1100-acre park includes mountain views and access to Lake Havasu.
      • Tinnell Memorial Sports Park - Located within Rotary Community Park, the Tinnell Memorial Sports Park is a 40,000 sf lake-front, multi-use skate park and is a Street League Skateboarding-certified facility also open to BMX and scooters.
    • Shopping - Lake Havasu City is home to many specialty shops, as well as several chain retail stores.
    • Spirits
    • Tours
      • Search Tours - The official Lake Havasu City tourism website is the definitive source for tours and tour guides in the Sonoran Desert and lower Colorado River. Search by group size, price, time of year and more to find the perfect Lake Havasu adventure tour.
      • All Tours
      • Tours Map
      • Self Guided Tours - These self-guided tours are designed for small groups of 2 to 8 people who want to experience Lake Havasu City based on a theme.
        • Girlfriends' Getaway - Girls' getaway in Lake Havasu City includes spa treatments, Lake Havasu City restaurants and Arizona resorts and a visit to London Bridge AZ.
        • Outdoor Enthusiasts - Outdoor adventure in Lake Havasu City. Hike, swim, paddle and go offroading in and around Lake Havasu City Arizona.
        • Tee Off Time - Lake Havasu City is the place for an affordable golf vacation.
        • Bird Watching - Bird watching in and around Lake Havasu City, AZ
      • Motorcoach Itineraries - Bring your group or motorcoach tour to Lake Havasu City to see the famous London Bridge, AZ. Lake Havasu City restaurants welcome tour groups.
        • Havasu Sampler - Learn the history of Lake Havasu City, the London Bridge, and the area. This is a real oasis in the desert. The London Bridge tour gets rave reviews.
        • Spirits Tour - Learn about other world spirits connected to the London Bridge. Sample taste tempting spirits brewed in Lake Havasu City and the nearby area.
        • Motorcoach Friendly - These hotels and restaurants are offering special pricing to motorcoach groups.
      • Arizona Adventure Tours - For top Arizona adventures visit Lake Havasu City. Our Arizona adventure tours take you to the London Bridge on foot, to lighthouses by boat, to beaches riding Segways, and more!
    • Watersports - Lake Havasu is the perfect spot to enjoy your favorite watersports - whether it be paddleboarding, wakeboarding, jet skiing, waterskiing, kayaking, or scuba diving, Lake Havasu is the place to be!
      • Paddlesports - Lake Havasu offers many non-motorized watersports including kayaking, canoeing, and standup paddleboarding.
      • Scuba Diving - Scuba diving Lake Havasu is always an adventure - with over 30 dive sites throughout the lake, you could spend weeks diving the lake and still not see it all.
        • Top 5 Dive Sites - Lake Havasu, Arizona is an unexpected andinteresting freshwater SCUBA diving site. Secluded coves, abundant fish, and abandoned underwater wrecks make diving Lake Havasu an adventure.
      • Wakeboarding & Waterskiing - Lake Havasu wakeboarding and waterskiing
    • More to Do - Lake Havasu City has more to do than just boating. Arizona day trips, wildlife refuges, parks, entertainment, outdoor sports, nature viewing, and lots more await visitors coming to Lake Havasu.
      • Arizona Day Trips - Lake Havasu City is the perfect home base for all your Arizona day trips. These Arizona road trip ideas will show you a whole new side of the state. Explore!
        • 'Akahav Tribal Preserve - The 'Akahav Tribal Preserve is a wildlife preserve near Lake Havasu City, AZ that was set aside to restore and protect the natural ecosystem of the lower Colorado River and to recreate the native habitat of the area.
        • Bill Williams Wildlife Refuge - The Bill Williams Wildlife Refuge is a great day trip for hiking, fishing, hunting, bird and wildlife watching, kayaking, canoeing, and much more!
        • Blythe Intaglios - The Blythe Intaglios is a great day trip to explore the wonders of history. Whether it be Indians or aliens who created the Blythe Intaglios, to view these geoglyphs is amazing.
        • Diamond Creek Road - Diamond Creek Road is a perfect day trip from Lake Havasu City and the only road you can drive to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
        • Hualapai Mountains - A day trip to the Hualapai Mountains from Lake Havasu City is a great way to escape the heat and enjoy a day in the majestic mountains The Hualapai's are less than an hour from Lake Havasu City.
        • Oatman - A day trip to Oatman is just an hour away from Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and you can walk side-by-side with the burros that roam the streets of Oatman.
        • Route 66 Museum - Kingman - The Route 66 Museum in Kingman is only an hour's drive from Lake Havasu City. The Museum depicts historical evolution of travel and displays murals, photos, and dioramas of groups who have traveled Route 66.
        • Stops Along Route 66 - Some of the best day trips from Lake Havasu City along Route 66 are just a few hours away. Oatman, Kingman, Grand Canyon Caverns, and Diamond Creek Road are just a few.
        • Topock Maze (Mystic Maze) - Less than an hour away you'll find the Topock Maze (Mystic Maze), an extensive geometric pattern dug in the desert that once spanned over 50 acres. This geoglyph was created by the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and is of symbolic and ritual significance.
      • Archery
      • Birding - Lake Havasu City, Arizona is a bird enthusiasts' dream location, with more than 350 species of birds. Lake Havasu Day Trips to Bill Williams and Havasu National Wildlife Refuges are great ways to go birding.
        • Birding at Bill Williams Wildlife Refuge - Bill Williams Wildlife Refuge is a great place to go bird watching. With nearly 6000 acres along the Bill Williams and lower Colorado Rivers, you're sure to see an abundance of wildlife.
        • Birding at Havasu National Wildlife Refuge - Havasu National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to go bird watching. With 30 river miles and 300 miles of shoreline, you're sure to see an abundance of wildlife.
        • Bird Species - Lake Havasu and the surrounding Bill Williams and Havasu National wildlife refuges are home to over 355 different species of birds.
      • Bowling - Lake Havasu City has a great bowling alley with 32 lanes, a full service sports bar & grill with three pool tables, four steel tip dart boards, video games, jukebox, and plenty of flat screen TVs.
      • Disc Golf - Disc golf, also known as Frisbee golf, is a great way to get outdoors and play some not-so-traditional golf.
      • Fitness Centers - Lake Havasu has several fitness centers available for those who want to work out while visiting the city. Day passes are available at all of Lake Havasu's fitness centers.
      • Geocaching - Lake Havasu City has many outdoor activities. Geocaching is a great way to find treasures around the lake.
      • Havasu 95 Speedway - Lake Havasu City's Havasu 95 Speedway is an ASA-sanctioned paved oval track in SARA Park with stock car races in classes including late model, modified, truck, street stock, legend, bandolero and factory stock.
      • Hunting - Arizona hunting is some of the best hunting in the nation. Lake Havasu's surrounding areas have a very diverse wildlife population and unique habitat, home to bighorn sheep, elk, javelina, mountain lions, mule deer, doves, and quail.
      • Kids' Zone - Lake Havasu City has lots of activities for kids and teens, whether they're local or coming into town on vacation.
      • Library - The Mohave County Library, Lake Havasu City, offers free workshops and classes, book clubs, Wednesday Storytimes, Sunshine Soup Program, sponsored contests, and convenient amenities such as free internet access.
      • Lighthouses
      • London Bridge - In 1967, London had to sell its famous London Bridge. Lake Havasu City founder Robert P. McCulloch found a new home for the London Bridge in Arizona. Read more!
      • Museum - The Lake Havasu Museum of History showcases the city’s unique history and culture. Permanent exhibits include history of Native American Chemehuevi and Mohave tribes, Parker Dam, the London Bridge, and Robert McCulloch.
      • Rock Climbing
      • Rockhounding - Rockhounding in the deserts around Lake Havasu is fun and exciting as you collect nature's gems.
      • Shooting Ranges - Lake Havasu City is home to two excellent shooting ranges available and open to the public.
      • Skateboarding & Scooters - Located within Rotary Community Park, the Tinnell Memorial Sports Park is a 40,000 sf lake-front, multi-use skate park and is a Street League Skateboarding-certified facility also open to BMX and scooters.
      • Stargazing - Lake Havasu's desert skies are the perfect place to stargaze and see billions of stars, a clear view of the Milky Way, and the planets in our solar system - all visible to the naked eye!
      • Tennis & Racquetball
      • Tinnell Memorial Sports Park - Located within Rotary Community Park, the Tinnell Memorial Sports Park is a 40,000 sf lake-front, multi-use skate park and is a Street League Skateboarding-certified facility also open to BMX and scooters.
      • Volleyball - Lake Havasu City is home to six outdoor sand volleyball courts and one indoor volleyball court.
  • Deals

    For the ultimate affordable vacation ideas, make plans to visit Arizona’s Playground, Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Travel deals are available now–check them out!

  • Lodging

    Find a complete list of Lake Havasu City hotels, motels, campgrounds and the best Arizona resorts from the official Lake Havasu City destination website.

    • Search Lodging
    • All Lodging - Find a complete list of Lake Havasu City hotels, motels, campgrounds and the best Arizona resorts from the official Lake Havasu City destination website.
    • Resorts - For affordable Arizona vacation resorts, make plans to stay in the scenic lakeside resorts of friendly Lake Havasu City, Arizona’s only beach front resort.
    • Hotels/Motels/Suites - Ready for adventure in Arizona’s Playground? Find affordable Lake Havasu motels or make reservations at beachside Lake Havasu hotels today!
    • Condos/Vacation Rentals
    • RV Parks & Campgrounds - Lake Havasu, Arizona RV parks and campgrounds offer stunning scenery, beach front sites and access to fun activities. Plan a Lake Havasu RV vacation!
    • Lodging Map
    • About Lake Havasu Lodging - Need a place to catch your breath on your next action-packed Lake Havasu vacation? We have an accommodation for every budget and taste. Book Lake Havasu lodging!
  • Dining

    Get a complete listing of restaurants in Lake Havasu City, AZ on the official destination website. You’ll love the variety of Lake Havasu City restaurants!

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    Lake Havasu City, AZ is a great vacation destination. We have many tools on our website to help you plan your visit to Lake Havasu.

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  • Weddings

    For unique and romantic Arizona wedding locations, Lake Havasu City offers traditional venues and out -of-the-ordinary lake wedding ideas from sandy beaches to the London Bridge.

  • Planners

    Lake Havasu City events include boating regattas, balloon festivals, fishing tournaments and marathons. Event venues in Lake Havasu City are available for all types of events

    • Group Planners - Lake Havasu City has group rates and intineraries available for planners, including lodging and dining packages.
      • Planning Guide - Plan your group tour in Lake Havasu City, a Route 66 Arizona tour, view Colorado River wildlife, or visit microbreweries in Lake Havasu City.
      • Group Events - Lake Havasu City hosts many events throughout the year. Arizona group events include the Havasu Island Balloon Festival, IJSBA World Finals, Boat Parade of Lights lighted boat parade, WPA Winterblast fireworks display, and Bluegrass on the Beach.
      • Group-Friendly Lodging - Lake Havasu City welcomes groups. Choose the best group accommodations in Lake Havasu City for your needs.
      • Group-Friendly Dining - The Lake Havasu City CVB welcomes groups. There is a selection of several group friendly restaurants in Lake Havasu City.
      • Lake Havasu City Fun Facts - Lake Havasu City, Arizona, has lots of fun history, including the building of the Parker Dam, how Robert McCulloch developed the city, and how Lake Havasu became home of the London Bridge.
    • Meeting Planners - This area has been created by the Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau to provide helpful resources and information to Meeting Planners considering Lake Havasu as a meeting venue.
      • Meeting Information - Meetings in Lake Havasu City are ideal - the natural beauty of Lake Havasu against the backdrop of mountains will inspire your team to do its best.
      • Submit RFP - This area has been created by the Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau to provide helpful resources and information to Meeting Planners considering Lake Havasu as a meeting venue.
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    Lake Havasu City, Arizona weekend getaways offer something for everyone. You’ll find fun vacation spots just about everywhere you turn. Plan your trip today!

    • London Bridge - In 1967, London had to sell its famous London Bridge. Lake Havasu City founder Robert P. McCulloch found a new home for the London Bridge in Arizona. Read more!
    • City History - The history of Lake Havasu City includes the story of the London Bridge, formation of Lake Havasu and founder Robert P. McCulloch
    • Affordable - Affordable vacation spots are easy to find in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Get your Arizona vacation package for outdoor adventure, dining and lodging at reasonable rates now!
    • Family-Friendly - Looking for affordable family vacation packages or one of the best places to raise a family in the Southwest? Find out why Lake Havasu City, Arizona fits the bill!
    • Pet-Friendly - We’ll make your next vacation pet-friendly here in Lake Havasu City. You’ll find all the accommodations and activities you need for fun pet friendly vacations. Explore!
    • Photo Gallery - Images of Lake Havasu City, Arizona activities and attractions on the official Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau (LHCCVB) website. The LHCCVB promotes Lake Havasu City as a tourism destination. Higher resolution images available by request.
    • Retirement & Relocation - We’re ranked among the best places to retire in the United States. Lake Havasu City, Arizona relocation is easier than you think–find out more!
    • Romantic - The best romantic getaways in Arizona happen in Lake Havasu City-scenic beauty, laid-back atmosphere, bright starry nights and action-packed fun. For romantic Arizona Getaways - we’re it.
    • Spring Break - Nobody does spring break like Lake Havasu. Spring break packages for college students can save you big money. Find out more and plan your trip now!
    • About the Bureau - This page provides a short history about the Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau and its rise to become one of only 135 destination marketing assocations (DMOs) across the world that have been accredited by Destination Marketing Association International through December of 2011.
    • Board Members
      • Meeting Dates & Agendas - Come to Lake Havasu City to discover everything fun about Arizona -- Camping, Hiking, Boating, Swimming, Off-Roading, Fishing and more -- we have it all!
    • Staff Members - Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff Members.
    • Community Partners - Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau - Community Partners
    • Destination Research - Information on Lake Havasu City as a travel destination and related research data.
    • Tourism Impact Videos - Tourism is one of the top sources of revenue in Lake Havasu City. Tourism plays a crucial role in the town's economy and drives many other industries in Lake Havasu City.
    • Visitor Center - The Lake Havasu City Visitor Information Center is the place to go for the most up to date information about the area available to make your experience the best it can be.
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