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September 22 - October 31

Grab your blanket, throw on your favorite flannel, slip on some boots and join us for Cedar Fest at Big Cedar Lodge! We'll celebrate fall by putting an autumn spin on our most-loved guest activities. The bonfires are crackling, the pumpkins are picked and the wagons are loaded with hay - come on down for a fall favorite hoop-dee-doo!

Featured Cedar Fest Activities

Pile of pumpkins with bokahed backgorund and sunflare

Saturday Festival


EVERY SATURDAY IN OCTOBER | 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Join us for good ol’ fashioned fun for the whole family! A guided tram tour will take you to our very own pumpkin patch and after, enjoy pumpkin decorating, pottery painting, tie-dye, face painting, a balloon artist, outdoor activities and rides on our mechanical bull, Nitro (ages 5 and up required for mechanical bull)! Complimentary popcorn and hot chocolate will be available.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Haunted Corn Maze

Ozarks' Lost Soul Maze


Swimmin' Hole Lawn

Get spooked in our Ozark's Lost Souls Maze. This 3,700 sq. ft. maze features ghostly images of Ozark's past. Soldiers, Indians, spiders, pumpkins, skeletons, and more! The maze is rated PG and we recommend children under 13 be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday - Thursday | 6:00PM - 10:00PM | $5 per person
Friday | 4:00PM - 11:00PM | $7 per person
Saturday | 1:00PM - 11:00PM | $7 per person

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Chuckwagon Chili cooking over an open fire

Fall Chuckwagon Tour


EVERY THURSDAY IN OCTOBER | 5:30PM - 7:00PM

Join us for a beautiful evening aboard our Big Cedar tram! Enjoy a scenic ride around the Big Cedar property, with some prime photo stops along the way. Our Rangers will tell you all about the history of Big Cedar and a few Dorothy Worman stories. The tram will take you to our private Chuckwagon site where you will enjoy a warm bowl of soup and your choice of beer or wine while listening to music around the campfire.

$42 PER PERSON | AGES 21 & UP
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Little boy riding on hayride with friend in the background

Fall Tram Tour


EVERY FRIDAY IN OCTOBER | 5:00PM

Big Cedar's fall Tram Tour is the perfect way to get in the fall spirit. Pulled by a John Deere tractor, you can ride along for a little fall fun with a tour guide by the Big Cedar Lodge Rangers. Many fall photo opportunities will be available.

$15 PER PERSON
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Spooky Jack-o-lanterns in front of black background

The Great Pumpkin Hunt


EVERY SATURDAY IN OCTOBER | 7:00PM

Bring the whole family or a group of your closest friends for a teamwork treasure-hunt around Big Cedar property! Clues are only visible with a blacklight!

$15 PER PERSON
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Children Trick or treating at Big Cedar Lodge

Trick-or-Treat Trot


OCTOBER 31ST | 6:00PM

With your costume on, join us for trotting around the Big Cedar property in search of delicious Halloween candy.

COMPLIMENTARY
RESORT GUESTS ONLY

Little boy in a skeleton halloween costume

Spooktakular Bonfire


OCTOBER 31ST | 6:00PM

Bring the whole family and wear your costumes for some spooky tales, candy, and s’mores around the campfire.

COMPLIMENTARY
RESORT GUESTS ONLY

Activities & Events Calendar

Plan ahead for your stay at Big Cedar Lodge. Check out the activities and special events taking place in the near future.

Directions to Cedar Fest


Big Cedar Lodge

Swimmin' Hole Lawn

612 Devil's Pool Rd.
Ridgedale, MO 65739

Call Us | 888-457-0402

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