In any season Lake Havasu City, Arizona on the shores of Lake Havasu is a destination. And Mudshark Brewery and Public House, voted America’s Favorite Solar Craft Brewery of 2018, is the destination in Lake Havasu City. 

It is a destination for connoisseurs of craft beer. It is a destination for people to make memories over a meal shared with friends. And it is a destination for people who enjoy delicious seasonal beers, games, and tunes. 

The months of fall and winter are ideal for discovering the charm of Lake Havasu City, and Mudshark Brewery and Public House. Did you know that in Lake Havasu City the average January high temperature is 66 degrees? Perhaps that is why so many festivals are held in October, November, December, January, and February. 

As an example, on October 15, from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM, Main Street will be transformed with the 11th Annual Zombie Pub Crawl. The Lake Havasu City tourism website ( describes the event as, “THE place to show up dressed as your favorite zombie as you join the horde invading Main Street on the hunt for fresh brains and flesh. Don’t miss the fun of making new zombie friends as you have a bloody good time pub-crawling. There will be a ton of zombies of all kinds, enjoying live music, DJ’s, and dancing.”

The Southwest Kayaks Fishing Open Championship takes place on October 1st, November 5th, and December 3rd. This unique opportunity to see Lake Havasu at eye level is a kayak bass fishing tournament with a $20 buy in that kicks off at 6:00 AM. 

The big event of the season is the 44th Annual Relics & Rods Run to the Sun at London Bridge Resort on October 21. Formed in 1979 by nine people who had a shared passion for hot rods and classic cars, the Relics & Rods Car Club initially met informally at various locations around Lake Havasu City.  

In 1978 the club members decided to put on spring a car show in the London Bridge Shopping Center’s parking lot. Billed as the Camp-O-Rama only twenty-eight vehicles were displayed. 

From these humble beginnings the event grew to be one of the largest in the southwest. Moved to fall to capitalize on the beautiful Lake Havasu City weather, and to avoid conflicts with other area car shows, registration often exceeds 1,000 vehicles. 

Enhancing the event were recent changes that allowed for the entry of cars and trucks manufactured in 1972 or earlier. The event is also a fund raiser for the Relics & Rods Car Club that has donated more than $250,000 from the shows to local charities.

This fall and winter, make Lake Havasu City, and Mudshark Brewery and Public House a destination. This year discover why this vibrant and dynamic lake side community is a destination for thousands of snowbirds, fisherman, outdoor adventures, and people who are looking for a place to make memories with friends.  

Written by Jim Hinckley of Jim Hinckley’s America