Mohave County
May 2024
Volume 24 Issue 3

Oct 2023 | October 2023

October 2023


Enjoy October Savings on Hotels, Home Rentals, Dining and Fun Gear
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (Sept. 27, 2023) – The summer crowds are gone in Lake Havasu City, and so are the high temperatures. As the weather cools, prices drop on Arizona’s West Coast, the four-season tourist destination on the Colorado River, 2-1/2 hours by car south of Las Vegas.

According to a recent survey of local businesses conducted by Go Lake Havasu, the city’s tourism bureau, money-saving midweek hotel rates, lower-cost home rentals and discount offers are available in October for visitors ready to save on their vacation. Here are some examples:

The London Bridge Resort shines at night.

The London Bridge Resort offers a Stay and Play package – With a minimum three-night stay, guests receive a $150 resort credit for the resort’s dining establishments, bus tours, afternoon tea, golf, bike, paddleboard or boat rentals. Other terms apply. (

Poolside at The Nautical

The Nautical Beachfront Resort’s Early Turtle promotion offers 15 percent off its rates with a 14-day advance purchase (non-cancellable). The resort’s Fall Cyber Sale reduces room rates by 20 percent on minimum three-night stays. (Valid through Nov. 30, 2023) (www.nauticalbeachfrontresort)

Save at The Heat Hotel this fall.

The Heat Hotel’s Weekend Whenever package features a 15% discount plus a $20 bar credit for a minimum two-night stay from Sunday to Thursday. (

The first three Sunday nights in October at the Hampton Inn Lake Havasu City are just $119. Prices drop again to $117-$118 on Oct. 29-Nov. 1. (

Thinking of renting a home instead for the whole gang? For $200 a night, Casa Del Sol sleeps 10 and boasts an exotic tropical paradise backyard that includes a jacuzzi, BBQ, and a private splash pad. For a couple’s getaway at only $125 a night, Lakeshore Condo offers access to a community pool, spa, and tennis courts and proximity to shopping, restaurants, beaches, and launch ramps. Learn more about these and other vacation rental properties at

Coupon Deals

The savvy vacationer can save with coupon offers that abound in Lake Havasu City. Use Groupon to stay at WorldMark Havasu Dunes Resort for 46% off – book a mini-suite, for instance, that sleeps four for $88 per night, down from $163 per night (four-night minimum). (, a local discount coupon service visitors can access online before they leave, offers money-saving deals for food from Small Cakes, Papa John’s and Jersey’s American Grill, among others. (

Also look for coupon ads in the Lake Havasu Shopper, distributed throughout the city (
For other ideas on how to enjoy a budget-friendly visit to Lake Havasu City, including low-cost activities such as pickleball, hiking, canoeing and bowling, view:
Most October Events are Also Free to Spectators
October is a busy month for events in Lake Havasu City. After booking their lower-cost hotels and home rentals, visitors can enjoy being a spectator at one or more October events, most at no cost. Here are some highlights:

Watch 500 of the world’s best personal watercraft racers,

42nd IJSBA World Finals, October 2-8, 2023, Crazy Horse Campgrounds ­– The International Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA) Jettrim WGP1 World attracts over 500 of the world’s best personal watercraft racers. (

Taste of Havasu, October 18th, 2023, SARA Park Rodeo Grounds ­ –
Taste of Havasu is a great way to help the K-12 Foundation while sampling food from Lake Havasu City’s finest restaurants. The nonprofit event will feature food booths, wine, and beer tasting, and entertainment. (

One sweet ride.

45th Annual Relics & Rods Run to the Sun, October 20-22, 2023, Bridgewater Links @ London Bridge Resort and Sunday parade down Main Street – One of the largest car shows in the Southwest, attracting over 800 vehicles from across the country. Admire vehicles from 1977 and older. American muscle cars from 1978 to the present, including Camaros, Challengers, Corvettes, and Mustangs, will be on display. A two-day spectator pass is $10.

Which witch is which?

Witches Paddle, Oct. 21, 2023, Rotary Community Park ­ – The 2023 Witches Paddle invites the public to dress up in spellbinding style and paddle down Bridgewater Channel to either the London Bridge or the lighthouse at Lake Havasu State Park. A party at Kokomo Beach Club at the London Bridge Resort will follow this event, sponsored by Southwest Outfitters. Want more likes on your posts? This event is made for selfies. (

C.H.A.S.M. Fest, October 27-29, 2023, SARA Park Rodeo Grounds – It’s a destination festival for the active, creative and adventurous. A full schedule of activities, focusing on camping, health, arts, sports and music, will engage your mind, body and soul. Tickets start at $99. (

Not many cities honor a bridge the way they do in Lake Havasu City.

52nd Annual London Bridge Days Parade, Oct. 28, 2023, Downtown Havasu District (Main Street) – Annually for the past 52 years, Lake Havasu City celebrates the reconstruction of the famed London Bridge with a parade featuring marching bands from various schools and organizations in the area. Free for spectators. (

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky.

18th Annual Main Street Halloween Fright Night, Oct. 31, 2023, Downtown Havasu District (Main Street) – The month of October winds down with another free event, a family-friendly celebration of Halloween on Main Street (McCulloch Blvd between Smoketree Ave. and Acoma Blvd.). Local ghouls, ghosts, and goblins will collect candy and treats from local businesses and organizations. Enjoy a graveyard walk, “Thriller” dancers, belly dancers, games, face painting, balloon magic, karaoke, food, and, of course, tons of candy. (

About Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Havasu on the Colorado River border of California and Arizona. The city was established in 1963 by Robert P. McCulloch, Sr. as a self-sufficient, planned community. Lake Havasu City is located on what is known as “Arizona’s West Coast.” Driving time is three hours west of Phoenix, 2-1/2 hours south of Las Vegas, and four to five east of the Los Angeles region. As part of the northern and western limits of the Sonoran Desert, Lake Havasu City and the surrounding area feature outstanding biodiversity.
The area attracts 835,000 visitors annually with its historic London Bridge, pristine lake, friendly community, abundant sunshine and annual events, ideal weather, and wide range of restaurants and lodging. More than 400 miles of stunning coastline offer exceptional watersports, including fishing, skiing, kayaking, and house boating. Visitors can also explore the lake from the beautiful beaches, campsites, and hiking trails.
Rated one of the top 100 best bass fishing lakes in America, Lake Havasu is ideal for catching large and small-mouth bass and striper fishing. The region is also host to extensive off-road trails and undeveloped stretches of river. For more information:
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Media contacts:
Jason Castellucci, Go Lake Havasu
928 453 3444 x 133
Jeff Blumenfeld, Blumenfeld and Assoc. PR
203 326 1200,
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