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JAPANESE FALL FESTIVAL
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden
The Japanese Fall Festival is a celebration
of authentic Japanese culture highlighting
Springfield’s sister city relationship with
Isesaki, Japan. The festival features traditional Japanese
demonstrations and interactions with attendees.
WICKMAN GARDENS FALL FESTIVAL
Wickman’s Garden Village
Free admission with craft booths, pony rides
and more. Of course, Wickmans famous
mums, asters, succulents, fall wreaths, pumpkins and
gourds will be ready for purchase!
BASS PRO OUTDOOR FITNESS FESTIVAL
SEPT 10 – NOV 10
The Bass Pro Shops Fitness Series promotes
the health and wellbeing of our community
and all participants. Bike, run or kayak your way to
better health during the Bass Pro Shops® Outdoor
Rocky Ridge Farm, Mansfield
Annual celebration commemorating Laura
Ingalls Wilder, America’s favorite pioneer
girl. Experience vendors and craftsmen
showcasing the midwestern hospitality common in
Mansfield all through the year.
Two-day fall festival on Walnut Street in
Springfield featuring regional artists and
crafters, performances, fall-themed activities
for kids, and, of course, delicious apple cider!
MYTHS & MONSTERS
99x Ninety Nine Times
Join The Springfield Art Museum for an
evening of living art tableaux inspired
by Rose O’neil’s mythical and fantastical
creatures called “Sweet Monsters.” Creative cocktail
attire encouraged. #99xArt Tickets are $35 in advance,
$45 at the door.
STOCKTON WALNUT FESTIVAL
Enjoy over 130 crafts and produce
booths, bands, an amazing parade,
numerous area schools participating in the annual
Queen Contest, a carnival, kiddie tractor pull and
FAIR GROVE HERITAGE REUNION
Fair Grove, Missouri
Dedicated to preserving and restoring
the century-old Wommack Mill, the Fair
Grove Heritage Reunion has hundreds of craft booths
and presentations about early settlers’ lives.
WINE, WOMEN & SHOES
Benefitting the Victim Center
Wine Tasting, Savory Bites, Designer
Shopping, Best in Shoe Contest, Auctions,
Fashion Show, Charming Shoe Guys, Chance
to Win The Ultimate Girls Day Out and More!
Info at www.winewomenandshoes.com
OZARK CRAFT FAIR
Finley River Park, Ozark
Enjoy one of the area’s largest craft shows
with over 350 booths. Admission is free to the
public and all are invited.
REPUBLIC PUMPKIN DAZE
Celebrate the harvest season with giant
pumpkins from the entire Ozarks area along
with fall arts and crafts.
APPLE BUTTER MAKIN’ DAYS
Mt. Vernon, Missouri
Apple Butter Makin’ Days, one of Missouri’s
most popular festivals, has been held on
the courthouse square in Mt. Vernon each
October since 1967. The main attraction is apple butter,
cooked using century-old methods in huge copper
kettles over open fires.