• Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Saint Louis, MO 63121 in Saint Louis, MO

For over three decades, the community has offered this unique event that celebrates the art of storytelling. More than five dozen entertainers from around the world combine efforts with regional artists who captivate audiences by offering stories through verbal and visual communication.

  • Historic Independence Square 210 W. Truman Road Independence, MO 64050 in Independence, MO

The five-day event begins at the end of August and commemorates the pioneer days of the historic community. The California Trail, the Oregon Trail and the Santa Fe Trail all began here before venturing out west. Visit hundreds of vendors, enjoy dancing and music, and a carnival along with traditional contests that include root beer chugging and watermelon seed spitting.

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