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2020 Welcome Back Weekend and Poker Run
March 5 - March 8
Welcome Back, Grand Lakers!
It’s time for the annual Grand Lake Welcome Back Weekend, and all sorts of Grand Lake fun to get you ready for the 2020 season and the 80th anniversary of the completion of Pensacola Dam and the creation of Grand Lake!
Included in the fun is the opening of VIP Pizza and Cherokee Yacht Club for the season.
The highlight of Welcome Back Weekend is the annual Ice Breaker Poker Run on Saturday, March 7th.
The 5 stops on the Poker Run, which can be done either on land or on Grand, include Arrowhead Yacht Club, Cedar Port Marina, Cherokee Yacht Club, Mooney’s Sunset Bar and Grill, and VIP Pizza at Hammerhead Marina.
Chips will be handed out at all locations between 11 am and 5 pm.
The fun culminates at the 80th Anniversary Party at Cherokee Yacht Club on Saturday night, where you can hand-in your chips from 6 pm to 8 pm and get dealt your cards.
You MUST have chips from each location to be dealt a hand.
Winners will be announced at 9 pm, and stick around for big fun and great live tunes from The DownBeat Band.
Kick-off the 2020 lake season and get your Grand Lake Living groove on at the 2020 Welcome Back Weekend and Poker Run!