SUNSET ON THE RIVERFRONT
Rennick Riverfront Park - Fourth Thurs, April thru Oct
Live music on the beautiful Missouri River. Great food & drink.
Main Street - Saturdays 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., April - December
The Washington Farmers’ Market offers something for everyone – local plants and produce, jams & jellies, and oh heavens, the baked goods. Crafters selling their handmade items have also found a home at the market, offering charming and unique items.
BAR-B-QUE AND BLUES FESTIVAL
Downtown - Third Fri and Sat in April
Sanctioned bar-b-que competition. Sanctioned by the Kansas City Bar-B-Que Society. Live Blues Music & Food Court. People’s Choice Tasting on Saturday.
MUSIC AT THE MARKET
Farmers’ Market, Downtown - Second Thurs, May thru Oct
Live music in the historic Washington Farmers’ Market. Great food and drink. Free admission
ANNUAL ART FAIR & WINEFEST
Farmers’ Market and Downtown - Third weekend in May
Sample wines at the only “All Missouri Wineries” tasting as you
view the work of artists from many regions, all along the beautiful Missouri River.
TOWN & COUNTRY FAIR PARADE AND PARTY
Streets of Washington - Sunday before the Fair
Over 150 entries wind through beautiful Washington with a free
after-the-parade party at Main & Elm Sts., with live music and
WASHINGTON TOWN & COUNTRY FAIR
Washington Fairgrounds - First Wed thru Sun in August
The third largest fair in Missouri, featuring big name entertainers, motor sport events, home economics, fine arts, livestock exhibits, and a midway. Fun for all ages. One price for all entertainment.
Farmers’ Market Downtown - Second Sat in Sept
Sample microbrew beers at the “All Missouri Brewfest” tasting as you listen to live music, all along the beautiful Missouri River.
DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON’S CHILI COOK-OFF
Downtown Washington - Fourth Fri in Sept
This popular event kicks off the Fall Festival of the Arts and Crafts weekend.
FALL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS & CRAFTS/STRASSENFEST
Downtown Washington - Fourth weekend in Sept
Shop the many arts and crafts booths, then sit back and enjoy a
bite to eat while listening to live entertainment. Get in touch with your German Heritage.
Downtown Washington - Sat before Halloween
State sanctioned giant pumpkin weigh-in, pumpkin roll, seed
spitting, trick-or-treating for youngsters. Family & individual costume contests.
HOLIDAY SHOPPING OPEN HOUSE
Downtown Washington - Third weekend in Nov
Kicks off the holiday shopping season.
HOLIDAY PARADE OF LIGHTS
Downtown Washington - Fri after Thanksgiving
beginning 6:00pm. Highlight of the downtown Christmas season.
OLDE FASHIONED CHRISTMAS
Washington Farmers’ Market - .Sun after Thanksgiving
3:00-5:00pm. Carolers, carriage rides, refreshments, and crafts. All free to the public.