Schedule

49th Annual Jesse James Festival

September 13th, 14th, 19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd 2019

JESSE JAMES PARK, KEARNEY, MO



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

$10 Admission PER DAY

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

NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES.


 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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Friday, Sept. 13th 2019


8:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Teen Dance –
Located at Kearney Amphitheater Pavilion in Jesse James Park.
Grades 6th -> 12th
Any questions call 816-918-2766
$5 per person to enter.
You may not leave and reenter.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
Proceeds going to Teens in the community
Plenty of chaperones.
Parents are welcome.
Sponsored by the Kearney First Christian Church.


Saturday, Sept. 14th 2019

8:00 AM  – Jesse James 5K/10K Classic Run – registration information

7:30 PM – Demo Derby $10 Admission / 5 & under Free / concessions on site – Presented by Grandstand Attractions, Inc. – and Power Wheels for the kids ! More Info


Thursday, Sept. 19th 2019


6:00 PM – Carnival Opens


Friday, Sept. 20th 2019

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

5:30 PM – 8th Annual Kids Q on the Hill Cooks Meeting Kids Ages 6 to 15

6:00 PM – Carnival Opens

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

7:00 PM- NEW THIS YEAR !! MINIATURE RODEO- Participants ages 19 & under Miniature livestock size appropriate for the size of the participant! Presented by Tuff N Nuff Miniature Rodeo Association – Classes: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc, Barrrel Racing and Bull Riding – Top 2 winners advance to perform in Saturday Sept. 21 URA Rodeo at 7 pm !!

8:00 PM – 12:00 AM – Festival Dance at Pavilion
Outlaw Jim & the Whiskey Benders
No cover charge on Friday
NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES
Presented by the St Michaels Knights of Columbus


Saturday, Sept. 21st 2019

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 to 8:00 PM pm – NEW THIS YEAR !! Safari Adventures Educational Shows – Educational presentation of animals and biofacts given by professional zoo staff ! Check back for todays three different show times. HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH THE KANGAROO AND DON’T FORGET TO RIDE THE CAMEL !! Present by the Lazy L. Safari Park, LLC

9:30 AM – Frisbee Golf Tournament presented by Dick Parker (913-206-7157 or dick.parker@hotmail.com) More Info

10:00 AM – Parade – Route Downtown Kearney

11:00 AM – to 8:00 PM – Nick’s Barnyard Petting Zoo

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

12:00 PM – Carnival Opens

12:00 PM – Comedy Magician – Magic Mike – Check back for performance schedule

12:30 PM – 31st Anual BBQ Cookoff – Judging Begins – Awards Ceremony Saturday After Noon.– More Info

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

1:00 PM – CO-Ed Mud Volleyball

7:00 PM – URA Rodeo Presented by Grand River Rodeo Co.
– Including Kids Boot Scramble Ages 0-6 and 7-12
– Top Participants of Friday nights Miniature Rodeo competition continues.

8:00 PM – 12:00 AM – Festival Dance at Pavilion
Outlaw Jim & the Whiskey Benders
$6 per person
21 & over only
NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES
Presented by the St Michaels Knights of Columbus


Sunday, Sept. 22nd 2019

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

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – NEW THIS YEAR !! Safari Adventures Educational Shows – Educational presentation of animals and biofacts given by professional zoo staff ! Check back for todays three different show times. HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH THE KANGAROO AND DON’T FORGET TO RIDE THE CAMEL !! Present by the Lazy L. Safari Park, LLC

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

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

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Nick’s Barnyard Petting Zoo

12:00 PM – Comedy Magician – Mike Winters – check back for performance schedule

12:00 PM – Carnival Opens

2:30 PM – URA Rodeo Presented by Grand River Rodeo Co.
– Including Kids Boot Scramble Ages 0-6 and 7-12