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Oktoberfest Joplin and Kids Fall Fest
 
Oktoberfest Joplin and Kids Fall Fest
Joplin, Missouri, USA
Early October
Description
Raising funds for local breast cancer awareness & screenings in women & men, thus full-fledged festival boasts a great time for families and everyone . OKTOBERFEST AND KIDS FALL FEST ARE NOW ACCEPTING ARTS/CRAFTS VENDORS, GIFT/PRODUCT BOOTHS, PERFORMERS & MUSICIANS, BUSINESS EXHIBITS, AND KID BOOTH GAMES AND ACTIVITIES BY CHURCHES, NON-PROFITS AND BUSINESSES. Email us for a packet: oktoberfestjoplin@gmail.com WHAT: This combo festival boasts side-by-side street fair attractions alongside Kids Fall Fest. WHERE: Oktoberfest is centered around 2nd/Main, Downtown Joplin. PARKING: Park on side streets along Main for Oktoberfest near 1st to 3nd Streets along Joplin Avenue. 6 BLOCKS OF FUN WITH BOTH EVENTS: Kids Zone 2 blocks long Performers Shows Music Stagess Artisans & Crafters Show Contests Food Court Fenced Beverage Tents Vendor Gift Bazaar WHY: All for great causes! Every year, more than 100 businesses and non-profits come together to create the festivals. Non-profits like Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation, Downtown Joplin Alliance, Joplin Family Y, Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland, Rotary, Murphysburg Historic District, Alliance for Southwest Missouri and many others participate to raise funds, communate their message and mission, as well as to serve the public. Parts of the proceeds annually go to selected partner charities. FREE ADMISSION & SUGGESTED PARTICIPATION WRISTBANDS/RIBBONS: Admission is Complimentary into the areas of the festivals. Some rides/attractions require a fee or cover charge. Festival Ribbons/Wristbands/Cards will gain you free access to certain rides/attractions and discounts all during October. See below. FESTIVAL RIBBON/WRISTBANDS: $2 IN ADVANCE OR $4 AT FESTIVAL GATES. This I Support the Festival ribbon/wristband gains complimentary access to some attractions and major discounts (such as 1/2 off) on certain attractions- plus receive a FALL FESTIVAL MONTH DISCOUNT CARD good at 10 area businesses the entire month of October- well worth the price of the ribbon/wristband/card. Portions of the proceeds go towards musicians, performers and select charities. Ribbons/Wristbands/Card go on Sale in September at select locations around Joplin, at Third Thursday Artwalk in September downtown. Watch for details on locations. Email us for group rates and packages. oktoberfestjoplin@gmail.com
Performers
Over 100 regional folk, rock, and German performers, entertainers and vendors at this annual street festival.
Venue
Main Street Downtown Joplin
Directions
From I-44: Take Main Street (Hearnes Blvd) north to 7th Street. From Hwy 43: Hwy 43 turns into Main Street. Continue to 1st Street. From I-249: Take 7th Street west to Main Street.
Times
Fri, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Sat, 110:0 am - 10:00 pm (Shorter hours for vendors/food, kids activities)
Admission & Parking
Free Admission. Suggested $4 Participation Wristband. Free Parking in City/Business Lots.
Infophone
417--850-4916
Email
oktoberfestjoplin@gmail.com
 


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