Schedule

49th Annual Jesse James Festival

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

JESSE JAMES PARK, KEARNEY, MO



22 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.


Updated 09/04/2019 Corn Hole Tournament has been moved to Saturday, Sept. 21st 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Jesse James Park Pavilion

Updates: FREE CARNIVAL RIDES Thursday Sept. 19th 2019 through Sunday Sept. 22nd 2019.


 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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Thursday, Sept. 19th 2019


6:00 PM – Carnival Opens

6:00 PM through 9:00 PM – NEW THIS YEAR !! Safari Adventures Educational Shows – Educational presentation of animals and biofacts given by professional zoo staff !
HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH THE KANGAROO AND DON’T FORGET TO RIDE THE CAMEL !!
Camels, Red Kangaroo, Ball Python, Uromastyx Lizard, KuneKune Pig, Mountain Coatimundi, Ringtailed Lemur, Hedgehog, Sulcata Tortoise, Baby Alligator.
Present by the Lazy L. Safari Park, LLC


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

6:00 PM through 9:00 PM – NEW THIS YEAR !! Safari Adventures Educational Shows – Educational presentation of animals and biofacts given by professional zoo staff !
HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH THE KANGAROO AND DON’T FORGET TO RIDE THE CAMEL !!
Camels, Red Kangaroo, Ball Python, Uromastyx Lizard, KuneKune Pig, Mountain Coatimundi, Ringtailed Lemur, Hedgehog, Sulcata Tortoise, Baby Alligator.
Present by the Lazy L. Safari Park, LLC

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 !!
Tuff N Nuff Miniature Rodeo Association website

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 – 8:45 AM – Disc Golf Check-In near Hole 1 – More Info

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 – Disc Golf – Players Meeting Near Hole 1 – More Info

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

9:30 AM – Flag Raising Ceremony at the corner of Washington and Jefferson Streets downtown Kearney conducted by the E Howard Porter VFW Post 5717

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.

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM – NEW THIS YEAR !! Safari Adventures Educational Shows – Educational presentation of animals and biofacts given by professional zoo staff !
Camels, Red Kangaroo, Ball Python, Uromastyx Lizard, KuneKune Pig, Mountain Coatimundi, Ringtailed Lemur, Hedgehog, Sulcata Tortoise, Baby Alligator.
Present by the Lazy L. Safari Park, LLC

12:00 PM – Carnival Opens

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 – Corn Hole Tournament – At Jesse James Park. Contact Brad Whitford 816-809-3863 or whitford.realestate@gmail.com – More Info

1:00 PM – Studio 320 dancers at the Jesse James Park Amphitheater.

1:00 PM – CO-Ed Mud Volleyball

1:30 PM – Comedy Magician – Magic Mike

3:00 PM – Comedy Magician – Magic Mike

4:15 PM – Comedy Magician – Magic Mike

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

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 to 5:00 PM – NEW THIS YEAR !! Safari Adventures Educational Shows – Educational presentation of animals and biofacts given by professional zoo staff !
Camels, Red Kangaroo, Ball Python, Uromastyx Lizard, KuneKune Pig, Mountain Coatimundi, Ringtailed Lemur, Hedgehog, Sulcata Tortoise, Baby Alligator.
Present by the Lazy L. Safari Park, LLC

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

12:00 PM – Carnival Opens

12:30 PM – Comedy Magician – Magic Mike >

1:45 PM – Comedy Magician – Magic Mike

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