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Cruise to Watch the Shootout Races

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The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is coming soon! We want you to have the perfect place to view the action from our cruise ship. On August 26th & 27th, the power boats will be putting on quite the show at Captain Ron's Bar & Grill. Our Lake of the Ozarks cruise ship offers the ideal place to view the race boats as they speed down the course. Find information about the cruises to the Shootout below.


Do you want to watch the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout from the water... but don't own a boat? No problem! Come out and enjoy all the festivities the Shootout has to offer aboard our Lake of the Ozarks cruise ship. Climate controlled interior, full cash bar, restrooms, and snacks available for purchase can help you enjoy the experience even more. Take advantage of all the excitement from the comfort of our cruise ship.

Shuttle boats will also be running off the main dock at Captain Ron's all day and allow you a chance to take you and your party to and from the Celebration bo…

Take Advantage of our Regular Cruise Schedule

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The lake area offers a number of fun entertainment opportunities available. For a unique experience for your entire family to enjoy, set sail on our Lake of the Ozarks cruise ship. With a wide variety of cruise options, you can find an event that appeals to your group aboard the Celebration Cruises. Come out for an entertaining and memorable experience you and your family can cherish for years to come. Check out our regular cruise options below, to select which one you are interested in participating.


Celebration at the Grand Glaize
Narrated Lake Cruise-

Our narrated cruise sails daily (except on Mondays), to help our passengers enjoy the Lake of the Ozarks at it's finest! The ship will board at 12:00 and cruise beings at 12:30. Take in the beautiful scenery and get a complete narration about area attractions. A BBQ lunch is available! The cruise costs $22 and lunch is $11. This cruise will last about an hour and a half, giving you a well-rounded history of the area.

Evening Lake Cru…

Fun Facts About Lake of the Ozarks

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The Lake of the Ozarks is one of the best places to live AND visit in the state of Missouri. Whether you were born and raised in the area or visit your favorite vacation spot on a regular basis, there are plenty of interesting facts for everyone! Just like these interesting facts can appeal to a wide range of people... our cruise at the Lake of the Ozarks can do the same. With plenty of cruise options to choose from each day, you're sure to find the right one to meet all of your Lake of the Ozarks entertainment needs. To learn some of the fun facts about your favorite body of water, take a look at the information provided below by Celebration Cruises.



Fun Fact #1:
The construction of Bagnell Dam helped to relieve the effects of the Great Depression by providing jobs for over 10,000 people.

Fun Fact #2:
Spanning about 92 miles in length, the Lake of the Ozarks offers breathtaking views and plenty of entertainment opportunities for many.

Fun Fact #3:
About 617 billion gallons of water …

Come Aboard the Celebration II for Our Solar Eclipse Cruise!

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With the upcoming solar eclipse being visible on Monday, August 21st, we've decide to celebrate too! A number of people are being drawn to "watch" locations to get a glimpse of this once in a lifetime opportunity. Whether you're into the science side of things or simply don't want to miss out on this unique occurrence, we'd love to have you aboard the Celebration II at the Lake of the Ozarks!


What is a Solar Eclipse? As the moon orbits the Earth, it rarely moves between the sun and the Earth, blocking the light of the sun from reaching the planet. During a solar eclipse, the moon casts a shadow onto the Earth. An eclipse is only visible throughout a small area on the planet. Inside this small area, it will appear as if it is night time. Here at the Lake of the Ozarks, we are near one of these small areas in which the upcoming solar eclipse will be visible. The eclipse will only last for a few minutes, but it is such a rare occurrence that you won't want t…

Join Us For Our Hot Summer Nights Fireworks Cruise!

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If you're looking for a unique and fun way to stay entertained this Friday night, July 14th, we have the event for you! The monthly summertime event at the Lake of the Ozarks, Hot Summer Nights, is a great way to enjoy cool cars and the beautiful weather at the Lake. After you've walked around the Historic Bagnell Dam Strip, hop aboard our cruise ship at the Lake of the Ozarks for a memorable evening. Filled with a beautiful sunset and breathtaking fireworks, our Hot Summer Nights cruise is the perfect way to end the evening.


All About The Event:
A monthly celebration takes place on the Bagnell Dam Strip on the second Friday of each month - from May through September. From 6-11pm, rain or shine, you can find a number of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and anything with an engine lined up and down The Strip. Whether you prefer to cruise up and down the road or get out and enjoy the sweet rides up close, this free event is always a good time! With a wide range of makes, models, and st…

The Most Unique Venue For Your Big Day

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Are you recently engaged and looking for the perfect wedding venue at the Lake of the Ozarks? Whether you live here full time or want to plan a destination wedding to the area, we'd love to help. Our cruise ship at the Lake of the Ozarks can be rented out for private parties, like your big day. From catering service to entertainment options, we have a full lineup for your wedding at the Lake of the Ozarks.


Prepare For Your Big Day During your rehearsal dinner, we can provide a number of menu options for your wedding preparation ceremony. Whether you have your wedding booked with us or simply want to celebrate with those closest to you with a private cruise for your rehearsal meal, we want to help you get ready for your big day. Take it easy and enjoy the ride as you partake in a tasty meal and refreshing drinks aboard The Celebration Cruises.

Say "I Do" Our cruise ship can accommodate up to 100 guests during the ceremony. Whether you want chapel style seating or your gue…

LIVE Entertainment Aboard the Celebration Cruises

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We are happy to announce our new lineup for LIVE entertainers you can enjoy, when you board our cruise ship at the Lake of the Ozarks. From relaxing sounds to exciting tunes, your entire group can enjoy the breathtaking views and entertainment options at Celebration Cruises. For a unique Lake of the Ozarks entertainment spot, we'd love to have you out to enjoy our spectacular cruise. From memorable views, tasty treats, and enjoyable music, take advantage of this great entertainment opportunity with us!



Sounds of Sinatra Shades of Sinatra will be aboard the Celebration at the Grand Glaize Bridge for our 12:30 pm cruise every Sunday during the Narrated Lunch Cruise.  This cruise is $22 with lunch available for purchase. Relax with soothing sounds as you enjoy the breathtaking views as we cruise down the Lake of the Ozarks. With live entertainment added to the already spectacular cruise, you don't want to miss out!

Rhythmic Jazz Aboard the Celebration II at the Bagnell Dam Strip,…