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Events of the Missouri Ozarks

Past Event – Ozark Fall Farmfest

Springfield, MO – October 3-5, 2014. Admission and parking are free for this large agricultural trade show (It’s one of the largest in the Midwest!) held at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, MO.

There will be over 750 booths of products and services for the farm and ranch, as well as more than 500 head of purebred livestock on display.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is free.
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds is located at 3001 N. Grant, Springfield, MO.

Contact the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds for more information.

Past Event – Ha Ha Haunt – Camdenton

Camdenton, MO – October 25, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This is Ha Ha Tonka State Park’s 20th annual Ha Ha Haunt. Come to the park for this free, family-friendly Halloween activity. The quarter-mile trail from the parking lot to the castle ruins will be lined with jack-o-lanterns carved by Camdenton Elementary students. The students compete in several categories at the local school to see who can carve the best jack-o-lantern then display them at Ha Ha Haunt. At the castle ruins, you can make a s’more over a campfire and enjoy hot chocolate. Kids can do a Halloween craft, get a bag of treats, and try their hand at a bean bag toss to win a prize. The castle lawn will be full of decorations that are always fun to look at and take pictures with.

For more information, call 573-346-2986.
1491 State Road D
Camdenton, MO

Past Event – Rose Holland Trout Derby – Salem

Salem, MO – October 3-4, 2015. The proceeds from this derby will go to the American Heart Association.

Registered contestants can return tagged fish for prizes. Prizes will be awarded for the heaviest trout and there will be a random drawing for attendance.

Throughout the event there will be various activities including hiking, Bingo, car show, and more.

Click here for more information, or call 573-548-2201.
Montauk State Park
345 County Road 6670, Salem, MO

Past Event – Eldon Turkey Festival

Eldon, MO – September 27, 2014. The Annual Turkey Festival in Eldon is an all day event that includes a parade, music, food, car show, quilt show, demolition derby, figure eight derby, craft booths, contests, and more.

There will be lots of good food – famous deep fried turkey breast meat & turkey legs, plus BBQ beef, pork, alligator meat, funnell cakes, kettle corn, corn dogs, Chinese food & many other food items.

Turkey Trot 5K/Run at 7:00 am starts at Eldon Aquatic Park. Parade starts at 10:00 am.

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