Missouri 2021 Ice Cream Social
LOCATION: 714 S Garrison Ave., Carthage, MO 64836 Central Park
TIME: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM August 10, 2021
Carthage Council on the Arts and Carthage Historic Preservation are excited to celebrate the Missouri Bicentennial with a community ice cream social in Central Park. The event will include live music, lawn games, FREE ice cream treats and more!
Food Truck Friday
LOCATION: 714 S Garrison Ave
TIME: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Food Truck Friday is Four State’s Finest Local Event for 2020! Taking place the second Friday every month from April to October in Central Park. Come enjoy food, live music, and much more! https://foodtruckfridaycarthage.com/
Red Oak II Festival
LOCATION: 12275 Kafir Rd, Carthage, MO 64836
TIME: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM September 11, 2021
The Red Oak II Festival is a tribute to Lowell Davis, founder of Red Oak II & local artist. It will feature hayrides, Dutch oven cooking, children’s games, boutique clothing, crochet demonstrations, a music jam, a pie-eating contest and craft vendors that will include Davis’ art booth.
Rallye 66 5K
LOCATION: 800 S. Main St.
TIME: 7:30 AM September 19, 2021
The Rallye 66 Benefit partners with Petersons Outdoors Ministries which helps wounded veterans through outdoor recreational therapy. The Rallye 66 Benefit includes a 5k, a 5k Ranger Run, and a Kids Obstacle Run. Registration ends September 4th. The Rallye starts a 7:30 AM With the Kids Obstacle Course!
Maple Leaf Fall Festival
LOCATION: Carthage Square
TIME: 9:00 AM - 9:00PM The Third Weekend of October
Every year, the city of Carthage proudly welcomes 80,000+ visitors to southwest Missouri's premier fall celebration. Under the canopy of thousands of trees in their full fall color spectacle. Every year, on the 3rd Saturday of October, the biggest day of the festival begins with the largest parade in Southwest Missouri. This keystone event begins at 9 a.m. and ends around noon. The parade begins on the Historic Square and ends at the Carthage Jr. High. Events are scheduled throughout the day to include a marching band festival, art & crafts vendors, car and tractor shows, wine tasting, quilt, craft, and food vendors, and live entertainment. The month of October is filled with activities including art and museum exhibits, lobster boil, bike tour, carnival, evening 5K, beauty pageants, dog show, classic car cruise-in, and class reunions. Carthage will celebrate the 55th year of the Maple Leaf Festival in 2021.