Schedule

47th Annual Jesse James Festival

September 8th, 9th, 14th through 17th 2017

JESSE JAMES PARK, KEARNEY, MO



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

FREE PARKING FRIDAY SEPT 15th.

$5 PARKING PER DAY – SATURDAY SEPT 16th

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. 8th 2017


7:00 PM – Teen Dance – Fundraiser for The Youths With Medical Needs Of Kearney – Presented by the First Christian Church Of Kearney at pavilion.


Saturday, Sept. 9th 2017

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


Thursday, Sept. 14th 2017


6:00 PM – Carnival Opens – Armbands – Presented By Toby’s Carnival.


Friday, Sept. 15th 2017 ** FREE PARKING. **

To Be Announced – Pony Rides

To Be Announced – MO-KAN Dock Dogs More Info

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

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

7:00 PM – Rodeo – Admission $15 per person – 10 & under is Free ( Free Parking )
Catch the “Half-time” performance of The Dusty And Rawhide Show
** NEW ADDITION THIS YEAR – YOU CAN SIT AND ENJOY OR GET UP AND DO SOME BOOT SCOOTIN TO THE LIVE PERFORMANCE OF PHIL VANDEL!**
No carry in coolers or beverages.


Saturday, Sept. 16th 2017

To Be Announced – Pony Rides

To Be Announced – MO-KAN Dock Dogs More Info

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/Craft 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

10:00 AM – Parade – Grand Marshall – Fire Chief Larry Pratt – Route Downtown Kearney

10:00 AM – Carnival Opens

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

12:30 – 13th Anual BBQ Cookoff – Judging Begins – Awards Ceremony Saturday After Noon.– More Info

12:30 CO-Ed Mud Volleyball Captains Meeting

1:00 PM -CO-Ed Mud Volleyball

7:00 PM – Rodeo – Admission $10 – 5 & Under is free – Catch the “Half-time”
performance of The Rawhide And Dusty Show – No carry in coolers or beverages.

9:00 PM – Festival Dance
21 & over only
NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES
Presented by the Knights of Columbus


Sunday, Sept. 17th 2017

To Be Announced – Pony Rides

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

Cowboy Worship Service

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