The city with the highest recorded temperature in the United States is throwing a huge party to celebrate its 25th anniversary of when it soared to 128 degrees.

“We’ve always known we were hot, both literally and figuratively,” said Terence Concannon, President/CEO of Go Lake Havasu. “This party is perfect to celebrate all of the hotness surrounding our famed party spot, the Bridgewater Channel, as well as our summer temperatures that makes our lake even more appealing than it is just naturally.”

“Hot for Havasu: America’s Hottest Party” kicks off from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Koko Beach Stage in the Bridgewater Channel in Lake Havasu City. Lake Havasu City reached 128 degrees on June 29, 1994.

This is the first time the city is celebrating its record temperature.

The party will feature Kicker Marine Audio’s new double-decker pontoon boat, VIP cabana boats, a floating tiki bar, a “mermaid,” an ice sculpture carving the high temperature for the day in ice, chocolate chip cookies baking on the dashboards of cars and an afterparty at Kokomo’s at the London Bridge Resort, the party headquarters.

Furnace Creek, the unincorporated region of Death Valley National Park, is the highest record temperature in the U.S. of 134 degrees reached on July 10, 1913. The record temperatures have been confirmed by the National Weather Service. Lake Havasu City is about 275 miles southwest of Furnace Creek, Calif.

Go to the calendar at for more information or call the Go Lake Havasu tourism bureau at: 928-453-3444.


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