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


8:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Teen Dance – Featuring Crazy Beatz Productions DJ
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. 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 – $23 Armbands – 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
Phillip Michaels Band
Free admission
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 – More Info

10:00 AM – Parade – Route Downtown Kearney

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

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

12:00 PM – Carnival Opens – $23 Armbands – Presented By Evans Midland Empire Shows

12:30 PM – 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

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 – Haskell University Native American Dancers

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
Phillip Michaels Band
$6 per person
21 & over only
NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES
Presented by the St Michaels Knights of Columbus


Sunday, Sept. 16th 2018 *** 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 – 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 – Carnival Opens – $23 Armbands – Presented By Evans Midland Empire Shows

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