Ozarks Fall Festivals Schedules & Guides
The days are getting cooler, the pumpkins getting larger and the trees are starting to don their vibrant autumn colors. When September rolls around, it can only mean one thing: Fall Festival days are finally here!
The Ozarks is the best place to be when the leaves start to turn, not only for the stunning beauty of the area but because we have all the best fall festivals in the region! No matter your taste or pace, you won't be able to resist the fall fun. Download our 2014 Ozark Fall Festival Calendar and don't miss all the fair food, handmade crafts and parades going on this year.
Here's a lineup of the 2014 Festivals you can enjoy this year:
Bolivar Country Days - Sept. 6, 2014
Located in a few miles North of Branson in the city of Bolivar, the Bolivar Country Days is an annual festival that features free live music in a variety of genres, handmade arts and crafts booths, an art and photo competition, a Kids Alley with lots of games and fall fun for the little ones, a car show and of course, fall food like caramel apples and pulled pork.
Sept. 6, 2014
- 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Bolivar, Missouri
- Read our Bolivar Country Days Overview
Seymour Apple Festival - Sept. 11 - 13
This 42nd annual outdoor festival features day and nighttime fun for everyone with good food, handmade arts and crafts booths, contests, live entertainment, a street dance and more apples than you've ever seen before! They have everything from an Apple Princess competition on Friday to a 5K on Saturday morning, so be sure to get there early so you don't miss a thing.
Sept. 11 - 13
- Thurs: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
- Fri: 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- Sat: 9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
- Sat 5K race: 7 a.m.
- Seymour, Missouri
- Read our Seymour Apple Festical Overview
Conway Community Days - Sept. 12 - 13
This annual festival is free to the public and has a little bit of something for the whole family! The Conway Community Days have more craft booths and vendors than you can see in a day, an early Saturday morning parade, a quilt show, car show, music and drawings, fair games and rides for the kids.
Sept. 12 - 13
- 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
- Conway, Missouri
Hootin an a Hollarin - Sept. 18 -20
This celebration honors the traditions of the Ozarks with live music, a street dance every night, artisan booths with demonstrations of old-time handmade crafts, and several pageants for the girls. This roaring good time is sure to help you ring in the fall season in the Ozarks.
Sept. 18 -20
- Thurs: 5 p.m., dancing at 9 p.m.
- Fri: 9 a.m., dancing at 9 p.m.
- Sat: 9 a.m., dancing at 9 p.m.
- Gainesville, Missouri
- Read our Hootin an a Hollarin Overview
Dixon Cow Days - Sept. 19 - 20
The Dixon Cow Days features two full days of live local entertainment, the best fair food in the area, craft vendors, live music and silent auctions all weekend long! There is a parade on Saturday, a fall festival pageant, a 5K run, several judging contests and drawings for prizes. This festival has been going on for three decades, so you can be sure you're going to experience the best at Dixon Cow Days.
Sept. 19 - 20
- Events start at 10 a.m.
- Dixon, Missouri
Humansville Fall Festival - Sept. 19 - 20
This "Hometown Harvest" fall festival features a daily carnival with rides, games and prizes, nightly music and entertainment, craft booths, food vendors and exhibits the whole family will enjoy.
Sept. 19 - 20
- 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
- Humansville, Missouri
If you love everything apples, then the Marionville Applefest is the place to be! Activities begin on Friday and go through the weekend. You can peruse all of the craft and food booths, see the Saturday parade, try your hand at the daily carnival, view the classic cars at the car show or watch the crowing of the King and Queen of the festival during the beauty pageant.
Sept. 19 - 21
- 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
- Marionville, Missouri
Cider Days on Walnut Street - Sept. 20 - 21
This historic celebration takes place only a few miles North of Branson in Springfield, Missouri. Throughout the weekend, you can view arts and craft booths from local artisans, listen to free live music, check out the Scarecrow Village and take part in the bed races or take your little ones to make crafts at the Children's Area. And, of course, you just have to sample the homemade cider!
Sept. 20 - 21
- 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Springfield, Missouri
Stockton Black Walnut Festival - Sept. 24 - 27
The Black Walnut Festival in Stockton is one of the biggest events in Stockton and features a parade, live local music, a daily carnival, a pet parade, a quilt show, contests, airplane rides, old-time artisan demonstrations, craft booths and of course, fair food!
Sept. 24 - 27
- 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
- Stockton, Missouri
Fair Grove Heritage Reunion Festival - Sept. 27 - 28
The Annual Fair Grove Heritage Reunion Festival features hundreds of craft booths with the best handmade arts and crafts items in the area. There is a parade Saturday morning, a street dance, food vendors, pony rides, an antique tractor competition and live music all weekend long.
Sept. 27 - 28
- Parade starts at 10 a.m.
- activities to follow
- Fair Grove, Missouri
Republic Pumpkin Daze - Oct. 4
The Republic Pumpkin Daze was started in 1992 and the festival celebrates the huge and delicious produce grown by local farmers. Come and see the huge pumpkins for yourself and get a taste of traditional fair food, live music and tons of arts and craft booths!
- 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Republic, Missouri
Ozark Arts and Craft show - October 3 - 5
For more than a quarter century, the Ozark Arts and Craft Show in Ozark, Missouri has the showcase for some of the area's best artists and craftspeople. You'll be blown away by the raw talent displayed at this annual fall show.
October 3 - 5
- Fri, Sat: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Sun: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Ozark, Missouri
Apple Butter Makin' Days - Oct. 10 - 12
One of Missouri's most popular festivals, this fall festival has been running for nearly 50 years and features a parade, contests for everyone (like a pet parade, bubble gum blowing contest, apple pie eating contest or nail driving contest), good food, live entertainment and, of course, homemade apple butter on the courthouse lawn!
Oct. 10 - 12
- Mt. Vernon
Pets & Pumpkins on C-Street - Oct. 18
The 7th Annual Pets and Pumpkins festival is a chance to show off the best costumes and get in the spirit of Halloween with marshmallow roasting, safe trick-or-treating fun, a costume parade and contest, food, music and entertainment (and candy) for everyone!
- 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
- Springfield, Missouri
War Eagle Mill Fall Arts & Craft Show - Oct. 16 -19
Broken up into three separate craft fairs throughout the weekend, the War Eagle Mill Fall Arts & Crafts Show is one of the biggest fairs in the area! You'll get to see hundreds of booths with fantastic homemade crafts and art exhibitions, good food and fun for everyone! If you love fall festivals, craft shows, good food and art, then this is one show you simply won't want to miss.
Oct. 16 -19
- Breakfast: 6:30 a.m.
- Thurs- Sat Booths: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Sunday Booths: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Rogers, Arkansas
There are plenty of things to do during the most plentiful season of the year, with festivals every weekend. So if you are ready to sample the best caramel apples, street musicians, arts, crafts and fun for the whole family that the Ozarks has to offer, download Branson Shows' 2014 Ozark Fall Festival Calendar. There is always something to do in the Ozarks this fall season.
But don't think the fall season be the only time for fun and festivals! For up-to-date information about the best shows and fun year-round, check out www.bransonshows.com. There's always something to do in the Ozarks!