Lake Havasu City has lots of ongoing, smaller local events around town. Please click through to the local happenings’ website for details on the local event.
|Afternoon Tea||Entertainment||London Bridge Resort|
|Enjoy an afternoon tea with a variety of hot teas, scones w/clotted cream and jam, wafer cookies and cheesecakes, as well as a brief presentation on the history of tea and the London Bridge. Reservations required. $10/person||Every Wed (excluding March)|
|Art Show||Arts & Culture||RU Gallery|
|Free outdoor art gallery and market with exhibits from many award-winning local artists. Open fall and winter months.||Monthly|
|ASU Wednesday Lecture Series||Education||AZ State University|
|ASU hosts educational lectures the third Wednesday of every month. Lecture topics include wilderness, local history, politics, technology, city operations, and everything in between.||3rd Wed,|
|Bill Spresser Art Exhibit||Arts & Culture||Lake Havasu Visitor Center|
|Monthly rotating art gallery displaying works from talented, local artists.||Daily|
|Canvas & Cocktails||Entertainment||London Bridge Resort||Discover your inner artist! $35 includes all material, instruction and one free cocktail! Tuesdays at 6pm. Reservations required. Payment due at time of reservation. Email for upcoming painting schedules.||Every Tues|
|Cars & Coffee||Cars||The Shops at Lake Havasu||Car clubs converge in front of Bealls Outlet Store. Social Bean coffee house will open early to accommodate this event.||1st Sun, Monthly|
|Chamber Mixer||Networking||Chamber of Commerce|
|Meet Lake Havasu City’s local business owners and network with Chamber members. No RSVP necessary. Non-chamber members welcome.||3rd Thurs, Monthly|
|Chamber Social Hour||Networking||Chamber of Commerce|
|Chamber Social Hour is a casual, no host event that provides members and guests an opportunity to support local business and grow Lake Havasu City’s economy.||1st Tues, Monthly|
|Creative Comrades||Networking||Creative Comrades||A meet-up for all creative professionals in Lake Havasu. All welcome: Designers, photographers, programmers, coders, writers, artists, makers of anything. The goal is to cultivate camaraderie, collaboration and community.||First Wednesday of every month|
|Cruisin’ on Main||Cars||Downtown Havasu District|
|Classic car enthusiasts converge along McCulloch Bl. (downtown) to show off their rides.||Every Thurs|
|Eclipse Exercise Class||Sports/Exercise||Southwest Kayaks 480-440-6948||Low impact/high intensity exercise combined with mediatation.||Daily, Tues-Fri|
|Escape Room||Entertainment||Grey Matter Escape 928-486-6363||Experience an exciting fantasy adventure brought to life! Gather your group for an unforgettable 60 minutes solving brain-teasing puzzles and riddles! Ages 16+; reservation required.||Daily|
|Flashback Fridays||Entertainment||Martini Bay|
|Request your favorite music from the 70s, 80s, and 90s.||Every Fri|
|Full Moon Drumming Circle||Spiritual||One-In-Spirit Connection|
|Drumming under the full moon is to connect spiritually with the earth and the universe by expressing innate inner rhythm. Once a month during the full moon at a Lake Havasu City Vortex site.||Monthly during full moon|
|Group Connect Play & Crafts||Family||Parents as Teachers|
|Free educational play activities, crafts and fun for families with children through age 5. This fun playdate is a great way to socialize with other children and parents while learning!||Monthly|
|Hava Hoop Hula Hoop Jam||Sports/Exercise||HavaHoop|
|Hula Hooping. Free family fun and fitness. Hoops are provided. A great way to socialize and get some fun exercise!||Every Tue|
|Karaoke||Entertainment||Flying X Saloon|
|Karaoke with Charlie from Littletown.||Weekly|
|Kokomo Backyard Pool Party||Entertainment||Kokomo|
|Begins 12pm every Saturday and includes games, contests, and a DJ. The Kokomo food truck will be open serving great food. 21 and over only.||Every Sat|
Memorial Day-Labor Day
|Lake Havasu Beach Club||Networking||Lake Havasu Beach Club|
|“Meet & Greet” mixers for anyone wanting more information about the Lake Havasu City area (biking, kayaking, SUP, snowbird-connect, etc.)||Every Thurs|
|Laughing Yoga||Sports/Exercise||Lake Havasu Senior Center|
|Laugh and let go of stress with Laughing Yoga, a technique combining Yoga with self-induced laughter.||Every Wed|
|Magic Show with Jim Bodine||Entertainment||Bodine Magic||Magic show at London Bridge Resort for adults (children welcome with parents) in an intimate setting with seating for just 60 guests. Jim Bodine, who has entertained and motivated the largest of international corporations including Bayer, Pfizer and Revlon, uses no boxes or gimmicked props. It’s magic – as real as it gets.||Monthly, first and third Mondays|
|Makers Night||Arts & Culture||Makers Night|
|Join fellow makers for a night of DIY and community. Create one physical product while meeting new friends and enjoying snacks and beverages at rotating local businesses.||Monthly|
|Off-Track Racing||Gambling||Gallagher’s Dining & Pub|
|Play the ponies everyday without leaving the comfort of Lake Havasu City.||Daily|
|Paddle & Cast||Sports/Exercise||Southwest Kayaks 480-440-6948||Fishing/kayaking class focusing on getting anglers out to fish from kayaks and hopefully start competing in kayak fishing tournaments.||Monthly (3x per month)|
|Paddle with Me||Sports/Exercise||Southwest Kayaks 480-440-6948||Family-oriented SUP/kayak classes focusing on safety and exploration of Lake Havasu. Beginner, intermediate and adventure courses available.||Monthly (1-2x per month)|
|Pickleball||Sports/Exercise||Lake Havasu Pickleball|
|A racquet sport combining the elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two to four players. Easy to learn, all experiences welcome.||Daily|
|Poker||Gambling||Gallagher’s Dining & Pub|
|Draw your best Poker hand without leaving the comfort of Lake Havasu City.||Every Sun-Thurs|
|Psychic Reading & Energy Healing Sessions||Spiritual||One-In-Spirit Connection|
|Help find your healing guidance through alternative options. Must be 18 or older. Free entry.||Monthly (Mon)|
|Stand-Up Comedy||Entertainment||Pennington’s Pub|
|Local comedians showing their talent.||Weekly|
|Swap Meet||Miscellaneous||London Bridge Plaza Association|
|Good old-fashioned local swap meet with everything from jewelry, plants, car parts, kitchenware, picture frames, yard art, pet supplies, spas, albums, tools.||Every Sun|
Labor Day-Memorial Day Wknd
|Texas Hold’Em||Gambling||Gallagher’s Dining & Pub|
|Free Texas Hold’Em poker||Daily, Sun-Fri|
|Visually Impaired Support Group||Support Groups||Lake Havasu Senior Center|
|A Monthly Support group meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Open to the public for anyone experiencing a vision impairment. Meetings include support information and guest speakers from the community. Light refreshments served.||1st Wed,|
|Whimsical Wednesdays ft. Cabernet & Canvas||Arts & Culture||Arts Lake Havasu|
|Paint nights for a cause. Bi-monthly themed painting class and party. Ticket prices include canvas, paint, supplies, and light appetizers.||Every other Wed|
Local Happenings Submission Criteria
- The local event must be an ongoing event (weekly or monthly) with longevity of at least 4 months.
- The local event must be open to the public.
- The local event must have a website or Facebook page providing updated information about where and when the event is being held. Local happenings will not be listed with only a contact number.
- Only the event name, contact phone number, website, and a brief description of the event will be listed. Times and dates will not be included, nor periods of closure (i.e. summer months). Events that have a consistent closure period may provide the period they are closed (i.e. the swap meet always closes after Memorial Day and reopens after Labor Day).
- If the event closes or shuts down during a certain period (i.e. summer closure), we will list the event but will not remove the event during the temporary ‘closure’ and then re-add it. It will be the responsibility of the person submitting the event to ensure the event website is up-to-date stating when the event will be closed.
- Local happenings cannot be primarily for commercial, promotional, or sales purposes.
- Local happenings cannot be political or religious in nature.
- Examples of local events that do not meet our criteria are:
- One-day educational seminars
- Small rummage sales or block parties
- Regular meetings that require membership to attend
- Small, local events running only for a day or weekend
- The LHCCVB reserves the right to make the final decision on whether a local happening will be listed or not.
Please email the name of the local event, the event website URL, contact phone number, and a brief description of the local event to firstname.lastname@example.org for addition to this page.