You'll want to clear your calendar for October 15th to attend the first annual Pumkin Chunkin' Palooza at the Ozarks Amphitheater in Camdenton, MO. This day of non stop fun starts with a Costume 5K fun run at 9am this adventure will take you from the Ozarks Amphitheater down back country roads with beautiful vistas of the Lake of the Ozarks to Bridal Cave where you'll be greeted by hoards of spectators cheering you on as you challenge yourself to conquer Thunder Mountain and make your way back to the Amphitheater where you can celebrate your victory and enjoy a thirst quenching beverage while enjoying the festive sounds of a polka band. The fun doesn't stop there; we promise you fun from start to finish with hourly pumkin chunkin exhibitions. That's right; out crew has meticulously crafted a trebuchet that will be hurling unsuspecting pumpkins to their demise every hour on the hour complete with a pipe and drum band adding to the dramatic effect of every launch. Now don't get the wrong idea; we have nothing against those beautiful orange gourds we will be celebrating their awesomeness with a "Largest Pumpkin Contest" and a"Best Decorated Contest" complete with awesome prizes. Enjoy this and more complete with great MO micro brews and MO wines and tantalizing foods as u browse through all MO artisans and crafters. Throughout the day the stage will be graced then none other than The Norman Jackson Band and then The M- 80's. Did we mention this is a family friendly event? Lots for the young ones to enjoy from bounce houses, corn pits, hay rides, pony rides, face painting and games upon games. Plenty to keep everyone entertained; so grab your friends and family and spend the day at the Pumkin Chunkin Palooza soon to become your families tradition!