Summerfest-2


Our summerfest-2 page covers the period July & August with family activities, 4th of July celebrations, and as always, lots of music. We haven't given you every activity throughout the area but we have provided website names to check for more programs, activities, hikes and more.


Summerfest-2 Activities carried over from June



The Route 66 Exhibit, The Mother Road through Springfield
Apr 28-September 7, 2013,
History Museum on The Square, Springfield, MO, Springfieldhistorymuseum.org

National KidsFest , Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO
June 8-July 21, 2013 - 800-475-9370 - SilverDollarCity.com

Wild Cave Adventure tour At Smallin Cave ,
3575 N. Smallin Rd, Ozark, MO
7-9 PM thru August 2013 – 417-551-4545 – smallincave.com



summerfest-2 (4th of July Celebrations)



Celebrate Neosho , Neosho, MO - June 29, 2013
Old Fashion Picnic, Fireworks & more – neoshomo.org

Independence Day Fun ,
Mt. Nebo State Park, Dardanelle, AR
July 3-5, 2013 - arkansasstateparks.com

Rolla Lions Club Carnival Holiday Event ,
Rolla, MO - July 3-6, 2013 - visitmo.com

Branson Landing’s 6th Annual Liberty Light Up Concert & Fireworks ,
July 3, 2013 - 417-239-3002 - BransonLanding.com

Salem's 4th of July Parade and Fireworks ,
Salem, MO - July 4, 2013 - visitmo.com

2013 Fire in the Sky ,
First National Bank Soccer Complex, Harrison, AR
July 4, 2013 - 888-283-2163 - HarrisonArkansas.org

Fourth of July Programs ,
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville, AR
July 4, 2013 - arkansasstateparks.com

Independence Day Celebrations,
Bull Shoals, White River State Park, Bull Shoals, AR
July 4-6, 2013 - arkansasstateparks.com

4th of July fun & Games Day ,
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR
July 4, 2013 - Phone: 501-727-5441
Check out Programs, Hikes and Tours at petitjeanstatepark.com/things_to_do/calendar.aspx

Fun for the Fourth,
Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould, AR
July 6, 2013 - arkansasstateparks.com

Independence Day Celebration ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 4, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Donkey Days ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 4, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Join us for a celebration of the shear stubborn cussed-ness of the mules and donkeys of the Ozarks. Honoring the spirit of independence, the Ozark Folk Center is hosting several donkey and mule competitions on the 4th of July

Fun on the Fourth,
Pinnacle Mtn. State Park, Little Rock, AR
July 4, 2013 - arkansasstateparks.com

4th of July Celebration ,
Chateau on the Lake, Branson, MO
July 4, 2013 - 417-334-1161 - ChateauOnTheLake.com

60th Annual Fourth of July Celebration ,
Historic Downtown, Hollister, MO
July 4, 2013 - 417-334-3262 - CityofHollister.com

Independence Day Picnic & Fireworks ,
Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO
July 4, 2013 - 800-225-6343 - BigCedar.com

Shepherd of the Hills July 4th Fireworks
Shepherd of the Hills Amphitheater, Branson, MO
July 4, 2013 – 417-334-4191 – oldmatt.com

Silver Dollar City’s Independence Day Celebration
Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO
July 4, 2013 - 800-475-9370 - SilverDollarCity.com

Downtown 4th of July , Eureka Springs, AR,
July 4, 2013 - Eurekasprngs.com

Fireworks Display at Ventris Trails End ,
Beaver lake at Eureka Springs, AR
July 5, 2013 - Eurekasprngs.com

Fireworks Extravaganza, Greer's Ferry Lake ,
Heber Springs, AR
July 5, 2013 – 501-362-2444, heber-springs.com



summerfest-2 (July 1-15)



28th Annual Starvy Creek Summer Bluegrass Festival
Starvy Creek Park , Conway, MO
July 4-6, 2013 - StarvyCreek.com

38th Annual Devil's Den Games ,
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork, AR
July 4, 2013 - arkansasstateparks.com

Handcrafted Evening in the Park ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 4, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Laura's Memories-Laura Ingalls Wilder ,
Mansfield, MO - Pageant
July 5-Sept 21, 2013 - visitmo.com

Red, White & Blue Chili,Dutch Oven Cook-off & Country Music Festival
Live Music at Missouri Festival & RV Park, Dixon, MO,
July 5, 2013 – missourifestivalandrvpark.com

Kid's Clay Camp ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 8-10, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Grand Illumination , Downtown Eureka Springs, AR
July 9-14, 2013-Eurekasprngs.com

Fleur Delicious Weekend , Downtown Eureka Springs, AR
A French themed Weekend with a Street Fair Atmosphere
July 9-14, 2013 - Eurekasprngs.com

Crawford County Fair , Cuba, MO
July 9-13, 2013 – visitmo.com

Traditional Shape Note Singing School,
Ozark Folk Center , Mountain View, AR
July 12-13, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Antique festival of the Ozarks ,
Holiday Inn convention Ctr, Springdale, AR
July 12-13, 2013 - arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Crystal Music Festival , Mena, AR
July 12-13, 2013 - arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Locker Hooking-Learn to make rugs, placemats & more
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 13, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Gospel, Bluegrass & Fish Fry Festival ,
Live Music at Missouri Festival & RV Park, Dixon, MO
July 13-15, 2013 – missourifestivalandrvpark.com

Borders & Beyond Quiltfest ,
Hot Springs, AR – July 12-13, 2013
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

6th Annual Mule Jump , West Plains, MO
July 15, 2013 - visitmo.com



summerfest-2 (July 16-31)



Great Smoky Mountain Cloggers ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 18-20, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Bellamy Brothers in Concert ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - July 19, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Third Annual Butterfly Festival ,
Nathanael Greene / Close Memorial Park , Springfield, MO
July 20, 2013 - 417-891-1515 - FriendsoftheGarden.org

Moonlight Madness , Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO
July 20- August 4, 2013 - 800-475-9370 - SilverDollarCity.com

Adult Clay Camp ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 22-24, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Johnson County Peach Festival ,Clarksville, AR
July 25-27, 2013 - arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 25-27, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Frog Gigging , Winona, MO
July 27, 2013 – visitmo.com

Johnson County Arkansas Peach Festival ,
Courthouse Square, Clarksville, AR
3rd Weekend in July
https://sites.google.com/site/johnsoncountypeachfestival

Altus Grape Festival , Altus City Park, Ozark, AR
4th Friday in July - 870-468-4684 - Altusgrapefest.com

Soapmaking-Clean and Natural ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 26-27, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Summertime Folk School-Candlemaking ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 29-31, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Summertime Folk School-Beginning Spinning ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 29-31, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Summertime Folk School-traditional Ozarks Crafts and Gardening
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR,
July 29-August 2, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Summertime Folk School-Beginning Knife Making ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 29-August 2, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Summertime Folk School-Shuckery, The Art of playing with Corn Husks
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR,
July 29-August 2, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Summertime Folk School-Sheep to Shawl Class ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
July 29-August 2, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com



summerfest-2 (August 1-15)



Phelps County Fair , Rolla, MO
July 31-August 3, 2013 –visitmo.com

45th Annual Brumley Gospel Sing ,
Cowan Civic Center, Lebanon, MO
July 31-August 3, 2013 - 800-435-3725 - BrumleyMusic.com

Hammered Dulcimer Workshops ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - August 1-3, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Route 66 International Festival-2013,
501 Main St. Joplin, MO
August 1-3, 2013 – 417-625-4789 – visitmo.om / route66internationalfestival.com

The Mother Road is Calling the World to Joplin!

Come to the festival's core, the Main Street Marketplace, to meet with famous Route 66 authors, artisans, historians and collectors - you find everything Route 66 at the Main Street Marketplace in downtown Joplin. Information about festival events happening around the city also will be available at the marketplace, which is open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, and from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. Public admission to this event is free!

Many events are scheduled throughout Joplin during the festival, held the weekend of Aug. 1-3, 2013. Activities include a car show & cruise, motorcycle rally, live music, delicious food and much more!

25th Annual Downtown fiddle Fest ,
Branson, MO - August 3-4, 2013
417-334-1548 – downtownbranson.org

120th Annual Old Soldiers Reunion,
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Springs, AR
August 5-10, 2013 - arkansasstateparks.com

Women in the Ozarks Week ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR - August 6-10, 2013
870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Izard County Fair & Livestock Show ,
Melbourne, AR – August 6-11
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Branson’s Super Summer Cruise ,
Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead, Branson, MO
August 8-10, 2013 - 417-332-1099 ext. 4105
SuperSummerCruise.com

One of the annual highlights of the Summerfest-2 period is the Super Summer Cruise. It is the premier car event in Branson, Missouri held annually during August. It features the Show'n'Shine with over 500 cars and trucks on display at The Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead. Don't miss this fantastic weekend of fun!

Women in Mountain Music Concert ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
August 10, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Tontitown Grape Festival , Tontitown, AR
2nd week of August - 479-361-2615 - TontitownGrapeFestival.com

Salem county Fair , Salem, AR
August 12-17
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Benton county Fair , Bentonville, AR
August 14-18 - arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

42nd Northwest Arkansas Bluegrass Festival ,
Beacon Park, Harrison, AR
August 15-17, 2013 - 888-283-2163 – harrisonarkansas.org



summerfest-2 (August 16-31)



Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival,
The Aud, Eureka Springs, AR
August 16-18, 2013 – 479-253-2772 – TheAud.org

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles ,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
August 16-18, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Guns & Hoses Fishing tournament, Lilley's landing, Branson, MO
August 17, 2013 – 417-334-0380 – lilleyslanding.com

Back to School Kid's Free Fishing day at Roaring River State Park ,
Cassville, MO - August 17, 2013 – 417-847-2539
http://mostateparks.com/park/roaring-river-state-park

Dog Days of Summer rock Concert ,
Live Music at Missouri Festival & RV Park, Dixon, MO
August 17, 2013 – missourifestivalandrvpark.com

69th Annual Sebastion County Fair & Parade ,
Greenwood, AR - August 20-24
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Southern Gospel Picnic, Silver Dollar City,
Branson, MO – Aug 23-Sept 2, 2013
800-475-9370 - SilverDollarCity.com

Jamming 101 : a Traditional Music Event,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
August 23-24, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Soapmaking-Clean & Natural,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
August 23-24, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

Eureka Street Market , Eureka Springs, AR
August 24, 2013 - Eurekasprngs.com

Kayaking 101 Spring River, Mammoth Springs, AR
August 24, 2013 - 870-625-7364 - mammothspringchamber.org

Carroll County Fair , Berryville, AR
August 24-31 - arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

30th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show,
At the Ballpark, Mammoth Springs, AR
August 31, 2013, mammothsprinchamber.org

Petit Jean Founders and Builders Day ,
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR
August 31, 2013 - Phone: 501-727-5441
Check out Programs, Hikes and Tours at petitjeanstatepark.com/things_to_do/calendar.aspx

Washington county Fair , Fayetteville, AR
August 27-31 - arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Banjo rally International , Eureka Springs, AR
August 28-31 - arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Newton county Bluegrass Festival , Jasper, AR
August 29-31
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Tribute to Grandpa Jones,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
August 30-31, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com



summerfest-2 Labor Day Weekend



Labor Day Weekend-Hands on in the Park,
Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR
Aug 27-Sept 2, 2013 - 870-269-3851 - OzarkFolkCenter.com

White River Days
Bull Shoals - White River State Park, Bull Shoals, AR
August 30-September 3, 2013, 870-445-3629,
ArkansasStateParks.com

Prairie Grove clothesline Fair ,
Prairie Grove, AR - August 31-Sept 2
arkansasfairsandfestivals.com

Labor Day BBQ Competition ,
Live Music at Missouri Festival & RV Park, Dixon, MO
August 31, 2013 – missourifestivalandrvpark.com

Labor Day Fun , Mount Nebo State Park, Dardenelle, AR
August 31-September 2, 2013 - 479-229-3655 – Arkansasstateparks.com


There's great summertime fun at all the activities on the summerfest-2 page and there is more to come as Summerfest-2 fun rolls into the fall-fest in September and October

We will add to the Summerfest-2 page if more festivities arise so please check back to this page as well as festivals to come.

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