2019 MISSOURI - SEPTEMBER 2019
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
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September 3-7, 2019
86th Annual Grape & Fall Festival
St. James, Missouri
Street Market; Queen Pageant; 4-H/FFA Livestock Show & Sale; 4-H/FFA Exhibits; Lucy Wortham James; Open Exhibits; Kids' Games; Carnival; Live Entertainment; Demolition Derby; Wine & Beer Garden; Parade.
September 5, 2019
Sweet Corn Tasting - Columbia, Missouri
The Bradford Research Center will host a farm-to-table dinner featuring sweet corn grown at the Research Center. University Club Executive Chef Matthia Accurso has curated a one-of-a-kind menu, highlighting the versatility and flavor of sweet corn, especially for this event.
September 6-8, 2019 58th Annual Annunciation Greek Food Festival
Kansas City, Missouri
Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation Greek Food Festival featuring traditional homemade Greek delicacies including soulvakia, gyros, domathes, spanakopitas, baklava and more. Live bands and dance groups will perform traditional folk dances and invite festivalgoers to join in the fun. The Festival will offer many children’s activities also.
September 7, 2019 Bolivar Country Days - Bolivar, Missouri
Great food and Music!Lots of free activities for the kids!Vestal peddle tractor pull, C & C free pony rides, hands on, make and take craft Alley! Car Show with over 100 classic cars, Antique Tractors, Fire Trucks.
September 7, 2019 Mother's Oktoberfest - Springfield, Missouri
Mother's Brewing Company. 'Once Upon A Time in the Ozarks.' We're changing it up a little this year, and going all Medieval on you. Think Grimm's fairy tale Oktoberfest style.
September 12-14, 2019 Annual Seymour Apple Festival
The Apple Festival is totally FREE...no admission to get in or anything; but what you eat, drawings or crafts you buy. The weekend is open outside event, with family entertainment day and night bring in 15,000+ people from all over in 3 days. Some families even make this their time to have family reunions. Over the three day event you can be entertained with 100+ craft and various vendors, FREE live entertainment, and on Saturday enjoy a 5K run, parade, Johnny Appleseed contest, decorated bike contest, serval apple contest and auction, apple peeling contest, apple princess contest, and so much more. Attendance: 15,000+
September 12-15, 2019
57th Annual Steam-O-Rama
The Ozarks Steam Engine Show. Daily parade, large steam traction engines in operation, antique & classic tractors, saw mill, threshing, flea market, molasses making & much more!
September 12-15, 2019
American Royal World Series of Barbecue
Kansas City, Missouri
The American Royal Barbecue is the opening event of the American Royal and the season finale for the competitive circuit. Presented by Smithfield and held at the Kansas Speedway, The Royal is the largest barbecue contest in the world. This signature Kansas City event will once again include more public events and activities, including incredible live music, delicious BBQ and local food, a full line up of kids activities, and a vendor fair authentic to Kansas City and BBQ enthusiasts.
September 14, 2019 Annual Downtown Wine Festival
Relax and enjoy a variety of wines from the region's vineyards. Live music and light hors d'oeuvres complement this outdoor event. Held downtown.
September 14, 2019 Fall Family Festival - Kansas City, Missouri
Join us for the annual Fall Family Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for this day of fun at KCCG’s lovely Beanstalk Children’s Garden (located at KCCG offices in Swope Park- 6917 Kensington Ave. KCMO 64132). From 10AM - 3PM the Beanstalk will be filled with games, demonstrations, and garden foods to sample. The day will include garden games, face painting, horse rides, and much more! Children can paint gourds, plant herbs to take home, and make peanut butter. Visitors can purchase lunch and drinks. Sales of garden crafts will raise money for the Beanstalk Children’s Garden, where each summer and fall children’s tour groups and families are encouraged to see, touch, smell and taste the plants in the garden as they learn about growing a garden, eating healthy foods and identifying plants and insects. Donations will be welcome. Bring the family – and grandparents, too!
September 14, 2019 Apple Festival - Raymore, Missouri
The Apple Festival will be the 36th and final Apple Festival conducted solely by MBCH. Just like every year before it will be held at Fellowship Church, formerly First Baptist Church Raymore in Raymore Missouri. This year we will celebrate the history of the Festival along with the quilters, craft makers and volunteers who have made it possible for the Festival to exist for the last 35 years. The Festival will feature a Quilt and Craft Auction beginning at 1:00 p.m. There will be no children’s area or craft vendors.
September 20-21, 2019 Marionville AppleFest - Marionville, Missouri
September 20-21, 2019 Annual Harvest Festival - Augusta, Missouri
Swingin” In The Vines" concert & picnic, wine tasting presented by the area's wineries, BBQ, pie baking contest and pie walk, etc.
September 21-22, 2019 22nd Annual Cider Days - Springfield, Missouri
On Historic Walnut Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. This two-day fall festival will feature regional artists and crafters, three performance stages, fall-themed activities for kids, and, of course, delicious apple cider! Artists and crafters from across the region exhibit at Cider Days, selling a variety of handmade products including jewelry, pottery, glass, wood, furniture and much more. Admission is $5 per person; children 10 and under are free.
September 26-28, 2019 59th Annual Black Walnut Festival
Enjoy the parade, "Nut Run", pie baking contest, craft demonstrations, musical entertainment, queen pageant, baby contest, carnival rides, children's events, and a variety of food and craft booths. Wednesday thru Saturday.
September 28, 2019 34th Annual Turkey Festival - Eldon, Missouri
Turkey calling contest, food booths, arts & crafts, parade, live music, quilt show, and more.
September 27-29, 2019 - Oktoberfest - St. Louis, Missouri
Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. 9th annual Munich-style celebration with German food, amusements, live music, and of course, German Bier!