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 are required; email for reservations. $10/person||Every Wed|
|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,|
|Bike Night||Motorcycles||Flying X Saloon|
|Motorcycle enthusiasts converge along McCulloch Bl. (downtown) to show off their rides.||Every 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 materials, instruction and one free cocktail! Reservations are required. Payment due at time of reservation. Email for reservations and 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. Meets at College Street Brewhouse & Pub.||2nd Wed, Monthly|
|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 meditation.||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|
|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 up to 75 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. Reservations are required; email for reservations.||Every Monday|
|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||Quality Inn & Suites|
|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)|
|Painting Class||Arts & Culture||London Bridge Resort 928-855-0888||Enjoy an afternoon of painting for all ages and all abilities, cost is $20. Reservations are required; email for reservations.||Every Wednesday|
|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|
|Pottery Classes||Arts & Culture||Christine’s Fine Art and Pottery Studio|
|Pottery classes available for beginners, intermediate, and advanced and for individuals or groups, call for schedule or to make an appointment.||Daily|
|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|
|String Art Class||Arts & Culture||London Bridge Resort|
|Have fun making creative patterns with colorful string! Your choice of which project to take home. All ages welcome. Reservations are required; email for reservations. $20/person||Every Thurs .|
|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.