Schedule

48th Annual Jesse James Festival

September 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th, 15th & 16th 2018

JESSE JAMES PARK, KEARNEY, MO



20 pound bags of Ice will be for sale on the festival grounds Thursday through Sunday.

$5 PARKING PER DAY – SATURDAY Sept 15th

FREE PARKING “Family Day” Sunday Sept 16th.

ALL PETS MUST BE ON A SHORT LEASH! – NO PETS IN CARNIVAL AREA. – NO EXCEPTIONS!

NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES.


 

Honoring Mayor Bill Dane


Photo courtesy of Courier-Tribune

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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Friday, Sept. 7th 2018


7:00 PM – Teen Dance – Proceeds go to benefits the youth in need in our community – Presented by the First Christian Church Of Kearney at pavilion.
more info coming soon


Saturday, Sept. 8th 2018

8:00 AM  – Jesse James 5K/10K Classic Run and 1 Mile fun run – registration information

7:30 PM – Demo Derby $10 Admission / 5 & under Free / concessions on site – Presented by Grandstand Attractions, Inc. – More Info


Sunday, Sept. 9th 2018

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Mark Gardner book signing – Author and authority on the American West. Author of Shot All to Hell: A Graphic Novel. Located at Jesse James Farm. Address: 21216 Jesse James Farm Road, Kearney, Missouri 64060 Flyer


Thursday, Sept. 13th 2018


6:00 PM – Carnival Opens – $23 Armbands – Presented By Evans Midland Empire Shows.


Friday, Sept. 14th 2018 ** FREE PARKING. **

9:00 AM – 7:00 PM – BBQ Cook off Cooks Check In – More Info

5:30 PM – 7th Annual Kids Q on the Hill Cooks Meeting Kids Ages 6 to 15

6:00 PM – Carnival Opens – Presented By Evans Midland Empire Shows

7:00 PM Kids Q on the Hill Turn in time – Awards given at the ceremony on Saturday.

8:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Festival Dance at Pavilion
Phillips Michael Band
$6 per person
21 & over only
NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES
Presented by the St Michaels Knights of Columbus


Saturday, Sept. 15th 2018

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM – BBQ Cook off Final Check In – More Info

8:00 AM – Parade Staging (LINE-UP) Begins – Platte Clay Way.

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Arts & Crafts / Vendors set up time.

8:15 AM – Little Mr & Miss Contest Line Up.- in front of Kearney Feed & Supply
More Info

8:30 AM – Little Mr & Miss Judging Begins.- in front of Kearney Feed & Supply
More Info

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Cake Walk – Washington Street in front of parade stage – Presented by the Kearney Enrichment Council – for information contact Jenny Hayes 816-820-6666

9:30 AM – Frisbee Golf Tournament presented by Dick Parker (913-206-7157 or dick.parker@hotmail.com)
Online signups open 8/15/2017 at 8:00 AM

10:00 AM – Parade – Route Downtown Kearney

10:00 AM – Carnival Opens – Presented By Evans Midland Empire Shows

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM – Arts & Crafts / Vendors Open.

11:00 AM – Nick’s Barnyard Buddies – Petting Zoo Opens.

12:30 – 30th Anual BBQ Cookoff – Judging Begins – Awards Ceremony Saturday After Noon.– More Info

12:30 PM – CO-Ed Mud Volleyball Captains Meeting

12:30 PM – Kids Buck$ Show – at their stage

– Haskell University Native American Dancers

1:00 PM – CO-Ed Mud Volleyball

1:00 PM – Studio 320 dancers – Amphitheater stage.

1:15 PM – Magic Mike the magician – at festival stage

2:00 PM – Kids Buck$ Show – at their stage

2:45 PM – Magic Mike the magician – at festival stage

3:30 PM – Korso the fire eater and escape artist – at festival stage

4:15 PM – Magic Mike the magician – at festival stage

5:00 PM – Kids Buck$ Show – at their stage

5:45 PM – Korso the fire eater and escape artist – at festival stage

7:00 PM – Rodeo – Including Kids Boot Scramble, Dusty And Rawhide Show And New Diamond ‘N’ Dust Light Show Equestrian Drill Team.
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8:30 PM – 12:30 – Festival Dance at Pavilion
Phillips Michael Band
$6 per person
21 & over only
NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES
Presented by the St Michaels Knights of Columbus


Sunday, Sept. 16th 2017 *** FREE PARKING ***

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Fishing Tournament – Ages 0 to 6 and 7 to 12 and it is FREE – Jesse James Park pond. More Info

10:30 AM – Cowboy Worship Service presented by High Point Cowboy Church

11:00 AM – Carnival Opens – Presented By Evans Midland Empire Shows

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Arts & Crafts / Vendors Open.

11:00 AM Nick’s Barnyard Buddies – Petting Zoo Opens.

11:30 AM – Kids Buck$ Show – at their stage

12:00 PM – Magic Mike the magician – at festival stage

12:30 PM – Korso the fire eater and escape artist – at festival stage

1:00 PM – Kids Buck$ Show – at their stage

1:30 PM – Magic Mike the magician – at festival stage

2:00 PM – Korso the Fire eater and escape artist – at festival stage

2:30 PM – Kids Buck$ Show – at their stage

2:30 PM – Rodeo – Including Kids Boot Scramble, Dusty And Rawhide Show And New Diamond ‘N’ Dust Light Show Equestrian Drill Team.
Facebook Page On Youtube

3:00 PM – Magic Mike the Magician – at festival stage

3:30 PM – Korso the Fire eater and escape artist – at festival stage