Boat America boating certificate class

August 1, 2023

Boating Certificate ClassBoat America is a boating certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course, and provides the knowledge needed to obtain a boating certificate. Class cost is $25. This class is for ages 12 years old and older. Either Arizona or California residents can participate and will be issued a state boater’s card.TOPICS INCLUDE Introduction to Boating – Types of power boats, boating vocabulary, sailboats, paddle boats, powering boats, and engine types.Boating Law – Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.Safety Equipment – Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.Safe Operation and Navigation – Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.Boating Emergencies – Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.Trailering – Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer. … Continued

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April 30, 2023

ARIZONA FREE FISHING DAY – JUNE 3RDArizona’s Free Fishing Day is celebrated as part of National Fishing and Boating Week. On Saturday, no fishing licenses are required for persons fishing any public waters in Arizona.“Whether you’re a seasoned angler who wants to introduce a newcomer to the sport, or someone who’s always been interested but never took that next step, this is the perfect time to head out to your nearest community lake and experience what fishing in Arizona is all about,” said Julie Carter, aquatic wildlife branch chief. “Or take advantage of cooler weather by fishing a lake or stream in Arizona’s high country.” All fishing regulations, including daily bag limits, remain in effect on Free Fishing Day. Children under 10 can fish for free throughout the year in Arizona, so this special fishing license exemption gives older youths and parents a free pass for the day, as well.Find your favorite … Continued

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Super Cat Weekend.

April 2, 2023

April 27th, 2023 – April 30th, 2023 Location of Event is at the Havasu Riviera Marina2067 Havasu Riviera ParkwayLake Havasu City, AZ | Admission Price:Free to spectatorsStreet Party will be April 28th from 2pm-10pm, come see all the big fast boats and vendors.Looking for a great day on the water to follow the events, contact for an awesome boat rental or call 928-854-4242

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Brews & Bands on the Beach Lake Havasu City

February 27, 2023

Live Music! Food Trucks on Site! Craft Brews Festival!Bands & Brews by the Beach originated by the Lake Havasu Chamber Foundation for Education & Leadership (CFEL) Leadership Lake HavasuMarch 18th, 2023 @ 11:00am – 5:00pmClick here to purchase tickets!While visiting the awesome Lake Havasu, stop by rent a boat to check out the great views. 

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20th Annual Bluegrass on the Beach Music Festival

February 19, 2023

Its time for the 20th Annual The Bluegrass on the Beach Festival and mingle with bluegrass veterans and newcomers alike. There are jam sessions on and off stage, so don’t be shy about bringing your favorite instrument and joining in. Events include workshops, arts and crafts, great food and beer, and more. Shuttle service within the festival available.March 4th, 2023 @ 9:30am – 7:00pmLake Havasu State Park699 London Bridge RdLake Havasu City, AZ 86403lakehavasubluegrass.comCome on out to The Bluegrass on the Beach Festival and mingle with bluegrass veterans and newcomers alike. There are jam sessions on and off stage, so don’t be shy about bringing your favorite instrument and joining in. Events include workshops, arts and crafts, great food and beer, and more. Shuttle service within the festival available.Bands Attending the FestivalLorraine Jordan & Carolina RoadJunior SiskDanny PaisleyRussell Moore & IIIrd Tyme OutDave AdkinsThe Kody Norris ShowFlint Hill SpecialLarry Gillis & West Coast SwampgrassMark Phillips & IIIrd … Continued

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Desert Storm Poker Run 2023

January 19, 2023

2023 Desert Storm Poker RunDesert Storm Street Party has become famous in the performance boating world and well it should. Arguably the largest event on Havasu’s Main Street, as a multi-million dollar presentation of extraordinary super-charged racing vessels from the world’s top custom boat-builders are on display.  You’ll see massive 40-50′ offshore racing boats as well as custom Center Console boats with 4-6 outboards motors on them.Taking place in Lake Havasu City, AZ, Desert Storm was known in its infancy as the Spring Heat Wave. It was conceived by a small group of boaters (spearheaded by organizer Jim Nichols Sr.) in the 1990s who gathered once a year to romp around on Lake Havasu for a day. In the passing of decades, Nichols grew the event to an extravaganza lasting several days. Desert Storm also spun off a second Havasu event, the Halloween-themed Monster Bash.The Desert Storm, billed as the largest … Continued

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Lake Havasu City Rockabilly Reunion

January 11, 2023

It’s all about cool cats and chicks, retro-fashion, rock-n-roll oldies music, rat-rods! Take a three-day stroll down nostalgia lane with 150 vendors of all types, food, beer garden, and the ever popular Pin-Up Girl contest. NEW: A second stage added and 30 bands will be rockin’ your socks. Over 800 cars and motorcycles will be on display. Events include giveaways, a swap meet, and a 1950’s hair salon and barber and more.EVENT PERKS800+ vehicles on displayBest Food Court Ever with over 10-12 different menus150+ vendors in the Vendor VillageLargest Pin Up Beauty Pageant West of the MississippiMotocross Freestyle Stunt Show – Performed by BRIGADE FMX22 Bands From all cross the country and Europe performing in 3 daysHarley Davidson Motorcycle Stunt ShowGENERAL ADMISSION TIMES:  Friday: 12pm-9:30pm Saturday: 8am-10pm Sunday: 9am-7pmTICKET PRICING: (prices may change) $25/day. Children 11 and under Free. Tickets availble for purchase Online. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate … Continued

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Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair

January 11, 2023

12th Annual Havasu Balloon Festival & FairJanuary 19th, 2023 @ 12:00pm – 10:30pm Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4171 London Bridge RdLake Havasu City, AZ 86403Admission Price:General admission: $20 (tickets are good for all 4 days), children 10 years old and younger are freeThe Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair Store is available to answer questions by calling: 928.505.2440 from 10am-2pm Tue-Fri or by e-mailing: REMEMBER! Ballooning is fully dependent on wind conditions. The safety of the operator and crew is always of the utmost importance; balloons cannot ascend in windy conditions and morning or afternoon ascension will be cancelled if the wind picks up. Notice of cancellation will not be known until the hour of ascension as wind conditions change quickly. For updates, check the Havasu Balloon Festival’s Facebook page.Run with Balloons 5K6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 to begin at the Balloon Arch near the Main Stage in the Festival: Cost is $35/person, $129/families (2 parents and 2 children), $180/Teams … Continued

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Monster Storm Poker Run

August 22, 2022

This is the fall Halloween-themed high-performance “storm” and Poker Run that is rolling into Lake Havasu Sep 30-Oct 2, 2022 at the London Bridge Resort.Don’t forget, the public is welcome to wear costumes to the awards and after-parties.  All meetings and parties will be held at the London Bridge Resort. There will be a vendor and sponsor booths that will be on display at the London Bridge Resort. Cash and prizes will be awarded to the three highest hands and the three best Halloween costume contest winners. Want to register for Monster Storm, go to and click the Monster Storm tab for registration fees and to download the registration forms. Event Organizer:Christina CranePhone:623.238.1330

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July 4th Fireworks Lake Havasu

April 27, 2022

Watch the sky light up over Thompson Bay with fellow boaters, beach-goers and tailgaters for Lake Havasu July 4th Firework spectacular. Make sure you get to your viewing location early. Celebrate the magic and wonder of this Fourth of July fireworks spectacular or spend the day on the water with your fellow boaters in Thompson Bay to watch the fireworks from the comfort of your boat.Fireworks will be set off directly across the bay from Lookout Point on Spectator Point (at The Nautical Beachfront Resort).Great Viewing Locations:London Bridge Beach (on the island, free parking, coolers allowed)Thompson Bay (via boat*, please anchor both bow and stern due to winds and current, anchor early as Thompson Bay fills up)Rotary Park (plenty of free parking, straight view of the fireworks, coolers allowed, no alcohol or pets permitted)The Nautical Beachfront Resort (on the island, limited free parking and limited access starting at 8pm, coolers and outside alcohol not permitted)Venue LocationThompson BayLake … Continued

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