Fall Festivals and Activities in the Ozarks – 2015

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It’s fall Y’all.  All around the Ozarks towns big and small are coming together to celebrate their heritage.

Each festival has it’s own unique traditions. Many take place over multiple days and include signature food, crafts, and parades. So, break out your fall sweaters and get those walking shoes on. You’ve got a lot of festivals to chose from. You’ll want to print this list!

*Please keep in mind most of these festivals occur on the weekends only. This list is just intended to be a time-frame guide.

August 2015 

  • Crane Broiler Festival, August 21, 2015

September 2015 

  • Sole Old Judge Days (Mammoth Springs, AR), September 3-4, 2015
  • Crocker Railroad Day, September 5, 2015
  • Miller Fall Festival, September 5, 2015
  • Cole Camp Fair, September 10-12, 2015
  • Seymour Apple Festival, September 10-12, 2015
  • MSU Ozarks Celebration Festival, September 11-16, 2015
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church’s (Springfield) Harvest Home: September 11-12, 2015
  • Celtic Heritage Festival, September 11-12, 2015
  • Japanese Fall Festival (Springfield), September 11-13, 2015
  • Conway Community Days, September 11-12, 2015
  • Junk on Blunk in Galena, September 11-12, 2015
  • Wickman’s Garden Fall Festival (Springfield), September 12-13, 2015
  • Bolivar Country Days, September 12, 2015
  • Ozark Fall Fest, September 12, 2015
  • Strafford Route 66 Days, September 12, 2015
  • Lockwood September Days, September 12, 2015
  • Hootin an Hollarin (Gainesville), September 17-19, 2015
  • Branson Autumn Daze, September 17-19, 2015
  • Dixon Cow Days, September 18-19, 2015
  • Marshfield Harvest Days, September 18-19, 2015
  • Marionville Applefest, September 18-19, 2015
  • Rutledge-Wilson Farm Fall Fest (Springfield) September 19-Oct. 25, 2015 (weekends)
  • Crafters and Artisans Market (Springfield) September 19, 2015
  • Mansfield’s Wilder Days, September 19, 2015
  • Cider Days on Walnut Street in Springfield, September 19-20, 2015
  • Shakin’ in the Shell Festival & Car Show (Shell Knob), September 19, 2015
  • Junkfest (Mountain Grove, Mo), September 19, 2015
  • The 1860’s Lifestyle Expo at the Gray-Campbell Farmstead (Nathaniel Greene Park, Springfield), September 19-20, 2015
  • Stockton Black Walnut Festival, September 23-26, 2015
  • Fair Grove Heritage Reunion Festival, September 26-27, 2015
  • Norwood Farmers Day, September 26, 2015
  • Ozarks Model Railroad Association Fest (Springfield), September 26, 2015
  • Pioneer Day (Mountain View, Mo), September 26, 2015
  • Exeter Corn Maze Fall Festival, September 26, 2015
  • 7C’s Winery Mead Festival, September 27, 2015

October 2015

  • Maple Leaf Festival (Carthage), October 1-31, 2015
  • Ozark Arts and Craft show In Ozark, October 2-4, 2015
  • Ozark Farm Fest at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, October 2-4, 2015
  • Octoberfest Faith Lutheran Church (Branson) October 3-4, 2015
  • Autumn Fest in Mountain Grove, October 3, 2015
  • Republic Pumpkin Daze, October 3, 2015
  • Whispering Oaks Vineyard Grape Stomp & Harvest Fest (Seymour), October 3, 2015
  • Taste of Springfield and Octoberfest, October 3, 2015
  • Southern Stone County Fire District Chili Cook-off (Reeds Spring High School), October 4, 2014
  • Original Ozarks Folk Festival (Eureka Springs), October 6-10, 2015
  • Yellville Turkey Trot, October 9-10, 2015
  • Apple Butter Makin’ Days (Mt. Vernon), October 9-11, 2015
  • The Beer and BBQ Fundraiser at St. Joseph Catholic Academy (Springfield), October 10, 2015
  • Shell Knob Falling for Art, October 10, 2015
  • Hollister Grape and Fall Festival, October 10, 2015
  • Circle B Campground Arts and Craft Show (Eminence), October 10-11, 2015
  • Buffalo Pioneer Day, October 10, 2015
  • 7C’s Annual Octoberfest, October 11, 2015
  • Art in the Park (Springfield) October 11-12, 2015
  • Octoberfest (Springfield) October 11, 2015
  • War Eagle Mill Fall Arts and Craft Show, October 15-18, 2015
  • Pets and Pumpkins on C-Street (Springfield), October 17, 2015
  • Homestead Days Festival (Ash Grove), October 17, 2015
  • Hurley Fall Festival, October 17, 2015
  • Arts in the Park (Rogersville) October 17, 2015
  • Warsaw Heritage Days, October 17-18, 2015
  • Springfield Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show, October 17-18, 2015
  • Glade Top Trail Flaming Fall Review, October 18th, 2015
  • Cassville Chili Cook-off, October 24th, 2015
  • Dade County October Festival, October 24, 2015
  • Sparta Persimmon Days, October 24-26, 2015
  • 2nd Annual Slippin N Sawin Chainsaw Festival (Springfield) October 31-November 1, 2015

November 2015

  • Women in Business Shopping Event (Springfield), November 7, 2015
  • Newburg Children’s Museum Craft Bazaar (Rolla), November 7, 2015
  • The Rolla Junior Club Holiday Bazaar, November 14, 2015
  • 8th Annual Ozark Craft Show in the OC (Ozark), November 20-21, 2015
  • Queen City Craft Show (Springfield), November 28, 2015
  • Marshfield Shop Local Christmas Bazaar, November 28, 2015

December 2015

  • Nixa Jr. High Craft Show, December 5, 2015

 

For more info on these events, please visit:  http://www.ky3.com/news/local/list-area-fall-festivals-and-craft-shows/21048998_27759658

 

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