Missouri Festivals, Events and Entertainment
in the Arcadia Valley Region and Black River
Music and Entertainment
for the whole family! 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
Bar-B-Que Battle Every June!
Sanctioned by the St. Louis BBQ Society
The Arcadia Valley Bar-B-Que Battle is held on the grounds of the historic Iron County Courthouse in Ironton, Missouri. Each year, enter for your chance to win $4000
in prize money! Grand Champion wins $1000! Along with the Bar-B-Que competition
there is a beer garden, washer tournament, pork steak competition and live bands!
4th of July Fireworks Display, Fall Festivals and County
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
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
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.
Valley Mountain Music Festivals
- Every May
and October you'll be treated to 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
won't want to miss them.
Read more here.
of the Battle of Pilot Knob
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
learn more about these events, join us on Facebook for updates and
information as the time for each event draws closer.