Festivals in Missouri

Missouri Festivals, Events and Live Entertainment, Festivals in Missouri - Arcadia Valley and Black River Recreation Area

Missouri Festivals, Events and Entertainment

in the Arcadia Valley Region and Black River Recreation Area

Live Music and Entertainment for the whole family!  Choose from "Branson Style" shows at Bobby Powell's Arcadia Valley Jamboree, or dine at one of our fine restaurants providing live entertainment from Bluegrass to live DJs and Karaoke.  During the summer season enjoy concerts and music festivals by the river and under the stars and outdoor entertainment throughout the Valley.  See more here.

New in 2014! Bar-B-Que Battle!
Sanctioned by the St. Louis BBQ Society
June 13 & 14
The Arcadia Valley Bar-B-Que Battle will be held on the grounds of the historic Iron County Courthouse in Ironton, Missouri. Enter for your chance to win $4000 in prize money! Grand Champion wins $1000! Along with the Bar-B-Que competition there will be a beer garden, washer tournament, pork steak competition and live bands! Click banner for information.
BBQ Contest


Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display, Fall Festivals and County Fairs  Come to the Arcadia Valley Region and Black River Recreation Area for County Fairs during the summer months and the best fall color in Missouri.  October is the month for our Annual Fall Festivals.  You don't want to miss them!  Make your lodging reservations early!  Take a Missouri Fall Foliage drive, or come for a Missouri Getaway Weekend.  See the best fall color in Missouri Read more here.

Christmas in the Valley Annual Festival - This Annual Missouri Christmas Festival will even charm and delight the "grinches" among you.  Join us every Thanksgiving Weekend for an old fashioned Christmas Celebration.  From the Christmas Parade to Santa's arrival, our region becomes a winter wonderland.  Read more here.


Arcadia Valley Mountain Music Festivals  -  Every May and October you'll be treated to Music, Music, Music everywhere when we bring you the Arcadia Valley Mountain Music Festivals.  Help us celebrate Spring and Fall the old fashioned way with period and bluegrass music filling the air and old time demonstrations and exhibitions.  Held in May and October, the events are free and open to the public.  You won't want to miss them.  Read more here.

Reenactment of the Battle of Pilot Knob - Every third year a full-scale re-enactment of the Battle of Pilot Knob is staged, attracting tens of thousands of spectators to the Valley.  Be sure to make your plans now to attend the next two re-enactment scheduled during the Civil War Sesquicentennial in Missouri:  September 27-28, 2014.  Make your lodging reservations now.  Read more here.

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Nash’s Carriage Rides (year round)
475 South Main, Ironton

Treat yourself to a romantic carriage ride. We at Nash’s Carriage welcome you to slow down and enjoy a horse drawn carriage tour experience with an eye on the traditions of the past. Listen to the quaint background rhythm of the horses hoofs Clip Clop, Clip Clop as we take you on a very informative historic town tour or a civil war tour of Fort Davidson. We take time and care in sharing with you the architectural wonder of our city's finest old homes and buildings. There's something incredibly romantic about a horse and carriage -whether it be a Birthday, Anniversary, Wedding, Proposal, or "Just Because", let us help make these special moments become memories to last a lifetime. Schedule our services by calling 573-734-6184 or 573-760-2668.

Tour our historic communities in Missouri - Take  carriage rides throughout the year!
Missouri Fairs during the Summer Season!
The Iron and Reynolds County Fairs in Missouri will delight!Missouri Christmas Festival, Christmas in the Valley held every Thanksgiving Weekend!

Request our brochure and you will be automatically entered to win a free Missouri Getaway Vacation  valued at $250
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