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.


 

Grand Marshalls Tom ad Cindy Sloan

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


Thursday, Sept. 13th 2018


6:00 PM – Carnival Opens – $20 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.


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/Craft vendors set up time.

8:15 AM – Little Mr & Miss Contest Line Up.- in front of Kearney Feed & Supply
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8:30 AM – Little Mr & Miss Judging Begins.- in front of Kearney Feed & Supply
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10:00 AM – Parade – Grand Marshall – Tom & Cindy Sloan – 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 CO-Ed Mud Volleyball Captains Meeting

Haskell University Native American Dancers

1:00 PM CO-Ed Mud Volleyball

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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9:00 PM – Festival Dance at Pavilion
21 & over only
NO CARRY IN COOLERS OR BEVERAGES
Presented by the 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.

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