Kansas City Irish Fest - Kansas City, MO - Sep 4 to Sep 6, 2020
One of the three largest irish festivals in the nation. 30 Celtic rock and traditional Irish bands on 7 stages. Massive children’s area, plus heritage workshops and displays, geneology, comedy, and more!
Concordia Fall Festival - Concordia, MO - Sep 8 to Sep 12, 2020
Thousands visit this themed festival every year held the first week after Labor Day, which started as a public Market Day in 1898. Queen contest, three parades, exhibits, bake sales and contests plus carnival rides like a carousel, ferris wheel, giant slide and more.
Dancefestopia - La Cygne, KS - Sep 10 to Sep 13, 2020
This event features non-stop musical entertainment on 3 stages for 3 days and four nights. Also available to enjoy are canoe trips, helicopter rides, fireworks, art, camping, and showers plus over 35 headlining performers.
Calhoun Colt Show - Calhoun, MO - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
It features 3 days of events from art, farm, orchard, flowers, baby show, car show, pet parade and more. Also Equine events, beer garden, carnival, church services, contests, night time music and lots of vendors. Since 1909.
Jesse James Festival - Kearney, MO - Sep 11 to Sep 20, 2020
Carnival, barbeque cook-out, craft fair, fishing tournament, demolition derby, rodeo, mud volleyball, 5K/10K, Little Miss and Mr. contest and more.
Blue Springs Fall Festival - Blue Springs, MO - Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020
Feast on turkey legs, funnel cakes, BBQ Sunday, kettle corn, shaved ice, resh lemonade and more whie enjoying a carnival, parade, petting zoo, and two stages of entertainment. Shuttles are available from parking areas.
Burg Fest - Warrensburg, MO - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2020
A car show, KCBS BBQ contest and entertainment on the Main Stage plus craft vendors, children’s area, food vendors, live music, home brew competition and more.
Liberty Fall Festival - Liberty, MO - Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2020
Carnival, parade, vendors selling everything from food, arts & crafts, and farmer’s market, plus music, dancing and entertainment. They have a mobile app again this year with a map and schedule (Palaroo). Since 1934.
Gladfest - Gladstone, MO - Oct 2 to Oct 4, 2020
Carnival, bands, crafters, market, pageant, parade, and more!
KC Oktoberfest - Kansas City, MO - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2020
KC Bier Co and Grünauer Restaurant’s Oktoberfest host. Come celebrate authentic Bavarian-style beer, food, and entertainment at the Crown Center.
Applefest Celebration - Weston, MO - Oct 3 to Oct 4, 2020
Parade (including antique tractors, classic cars, fire trucks and bands), arts & crafts, apple dumplings and other food products from local churches. Children’s activities include pumpkin painting, pony rides, face painting and carnival games. Adult admission is $1. Kids under 15 are free. Free parking.
Missouri Day Festival - Trenton, MO - Oct 16 to Oct 17, 2020
Over 15,000 attend the largest Trenton festival of the year. Started in 1984, it honors the history of Missouri. Visitors can enjoy a parade, car show, over 150 vendors, contests, and high school marching band festival. Parking and shuttle are available from First Baptist Church.
Dogtober Fest - Blue Springs, MO - Oct 18 to Oct 18, 2020
Free admission (with donation of canned or dry dog food) to this event with trail dog-walks, contests and games, workshops, demonstrations, and many more canine events. Don’t forget to bring your pup!
Southside Fall Festival - Saint Joseph, MO - Jan 1 to Sep 22, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Enjoy fun for the whole family with parades, fireworks, rides, contests, food, crafts, music and more!