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Ozark, Missouri, hosts several major events throughout the year that attract both locals and visitors. Here are some of the highlights: 

  • Ozark Craft Fair: Held annually in early October, this event has been a gathering spot for family and friends for nearly 50 years. It features a wide range of handcrafted items, food, and entertainment, offering a festive atmosphere for all ages​. 
  • Christmas Lights of Ozark: This popular holiday event kicks off with the Mayor's Tree Lighting in mid-November and runs through early January. The drive-through light display at Finley River Park is a highlight, with thousands of lights creating a magical experience. Donations are accepted to support the event and other park needs​. 
  • Easter Egg-stravaganza: An annual Easter event featuring egg hunts, activities, and family fun, typically held in March or April​​. 
  • Sertoma Duck Race Festival: Another summer event that features duck races, live entertainment, food, and activities for all ages. It's a fun and unique way to support local. causes and enjoy a day by the river​ ​. 
  • Booster Club Pro Rodeo: It is an annual event featuring various rodeo competitions and family-friendly activities, held at the Ozark Boosters Club Arena in July.
  • Showcase Ozark Community Expo: The Showcase Ozark Community Expo is an event that highlights local businesses, services, and organizations in the Ozark region through exhibits and networking opportunities.

These events reflect the vibrant community spirit of Ozark, providing numerous opportunities for fun, entertainment, and community engagement throughout the year.  


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