Kansas City Fall Festivals – Sept & Oct 2019 Events

Kansas City Irish Fest - Kansas City, MO - Aug 30 to Sep 1, 2019
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 3 to Sep 7, 2019
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, MO - Sep 5 to Sep 8, 2019
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 6 to Sep 8, 2019
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.

Kansas City Chalk & Walk Festival - Kansas City, MO - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2019
A multi-cultural celebration of the arts and Crown Center Square. Street performers, paintings, workshops, Children’s Creative Corridor. Free admission.

Blue Springs Fall Festival - Blue Springs, MO - Sep 13 to Sep 15, 2019
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.

Jesse James Festival - Kearney, MO - Sep 13 to Sep 22, 2019
Carnival, barbeque cook-out, craft fair, fishing tournament, demolition derby, rodeo, mud volleyball, 5K/10K, Little Miss and Mr. contest and more.

Southside Fall Festival - Saint Joseph, MO - Sep 20 to Sep 22, 2019
Enjoy fun for the whole family with parades, fireworks, rides, contests, food, crafts, music and more!

Waldo Fall Festival - Kansas City, MO - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Free family-friendly event with kids rides, games, food trucks, live & local music, vendors, face painting and more.

Burg Fest - Warrensburg, MO - Sep 27 to Sep 28, 2019
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 27 to Sep 29, 2019
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 4 to Oct 6, 2019
40th annual! Carnival, bands, crafters, market, pageant, parade, and more!

KC Oktoberfest - Kansas City, MO - Oct 4 to Oct 5, 2019
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 5 to Oct 6, 2019
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.

Old West Octoberfest - Lexington, MO - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
Enjoy a new twist on the Old West, with music, food, vendors, and entertainment on Main Street. Formerly the Apples, Arts & Antiques Festival. Don’t forget to attend the Apple Auction at the LEX and the Fine Arts & Photography Show at P&H Event Center!

Missouri Town 1855 Fall Festival - Lee's Summit, MO - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
1850’s music, skilled interpreters, dance, buggy rides, hot spiced sider, arts & carfts, hay rides and children’s game, all held at Missouri Town 1855, a living history museum with year-round programming focused on 1800s farm life. Cost is $10 per car/van, $20 per bus.

Pumpkins & Mums Fall Festival - Excelsior Springs, MO - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
Lots of crafters, vendors, kids activities, pumpkin painting, carnival games and rides, pony rides, petting zoo, and of course great food. (Don’t miss the Zombie 5K the same day!)

Old West Oktoberfest - Lexington, MO - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
Formerly the Apples, Arts & Antiques Festival. Lots to attend including the apple auction, photography and art show, craft beer tasting, scarecrow building, kids corral and more, plus re-enactors from the Old West, music and food for a fun day.

Missouri Day Festival - Trenton, MO - Oct 18 to Oct 20, 2019
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 20 to Oct 20, 2019
25rg annual. 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!