Fall Family Fun at the Lake - Punkin Chunkin Palooza 2019!

A popular myth about living at the Lake of the Ozarks is that there are only fun things to do during the summertime. This is a common misconception about the Lake Area! There are many fun annual events that take place at the Lake of the Ozarks. A fun annual event at the Lake of the Ozarks that is packed full of family fun is the Punkin Chunkin Palooza. Read on to get all of the event details from your favorite real estate team the Lake of the Ozarks!


Saturday, September 28th, 2019 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Ozarks Amphitheater

2629 North Business Route 5
Camdenton, Mo 65020 

About Pumkin Chunkin Palooza

Punkin Chunkin Palooza is a one-day fall festival that takes place at the Lake's largest outdoor music venue at the Lake - Ozarks Amphitheater! The main event happening 11:00 am every hour on the hour is a huge trebuchet "chunkin" pumpkins! There will also be a lot of fun fall-themed activities to partake in while you're there. 

Fall Activites 

  • Exotic Petting Zoo
  • Kids Activities
  • Pumkin Chunkin Competition
  • ChalkArt Competition and Exhibition
  • Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest 
  • Face Painting

Event Schedule 

  • Gates open at 10 AM
  • Trebuchet contest to start at 11AM-4PM
  • Trebuchet demonstrations will be held every hour on the hour.
  • Pirate and Magic Shows in the kid's area
  • Lake Area Arts Council Sidewalk Art Contest and Exhibition
  • Pie Eating Contest – Rules and Registration
  • The contest will begin at 1:00 pm, Each contestant will be given three pies
    • The first to finish all three pies win
    • If no one finishes in 8 minutes (allotted time), the contestant who eats the most pie wins
    • Must be 18 to enter
    • Register Day of event
    • 5 registrants will be called randomly from the list
    • Winner will receive a trophy and a stomach full of pie

Admission Prices

Adults (13 and older) – $8
Children 5 to 12 – $5
Children Under 5 – Free
Family Pass (max if 6 family members) – $20
Parking – FREE

Why We LOVE Our Lake of the Ozarks Community! 

One of the many reasons the Fran Campbell Teams loves the Lake of the Ozarks community is there are many great charity organizations that do great things for the community! Lake of the Ozarks is very community-driven, and many individuals and businesses give generously to these organizations. 

In fact, the proceeds from the Punkin Chunkin Palooza will benefit four lake area charities doing big things in the lake area! The event proceeds will benefit: 

Share the Harvest Food Pantry

Share The Harvest Food Pantry and Resale Nook exists to strengthen the family unit by connecting people in need to food and other resources to meet their needs.

Lake Area Industries

LAI’s mission is to provide meaningful employment for individuals with disabilities, providing them daily challenges and support to reach their greatest potential!

West Lake Aquatic Center

The Westlake Aquatic Center is open 7 days a week for water aerobics, lap swimming, arthritis classes, open swim, swimming lessons, pool parties, lifeguard training and more. The mission of the Westlake Aquatic Center is to improve the health and quality of life for residents and visitors of all ages by providing physical fitness, rehabilitation, education, and social opportunities in a safe and environmentally friendly facility accessible to all.

Food 4 Morgan County

Food for Morgan County values everyone in the Morgan County and surrounding areas. F4MC strives in working to provide food for the Morgan County residents in need. F4MC works in connection with the Food Bank of Central and Northeastern Missouri.

Fran Campbell Team Can Help You Relocate to the Lake of the Ozarks! 

The Lake of the Ozarks is truly a fantastic place to live. The Lake Area always has something fun to do and it's a great place to raise a family. From great school systems, family fun activities and events, and not to mention the gorgeous scenery that surrounds us year-round! If you've been considering relocating to the Lake of the Ozarks, give Fran Campbell Team a call! Our team has extensive knowledge of the Lake Area and real estate market and we'd love to help you find a new place to call home! 


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