All American Red White & Blue Festival


Thursday, July 2nd

Flag, Fourth of JulyCemetery Theatre

5:30-7:30 pm Forest-Llewellyn Cemetery, Sponsored by Curtain Call Theatre and Friends of Forest-Lewellyn Cemetery. ($5 adults, $2 children, $12 for families of 4 or more)

Friday, July 3rd

Red, White & Blue Bike Ride

7:30 -11 am FLATS Trail at Thousand Hills State Park. Sponsored by Forest Lake Area Trail System.

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Kirksville Community Band Performance and Veterans Tribute  (free)

5-6 pm Adair County Courthouse Lawn

All-Amerian Apple Pie Contest

5-6 pm Courthouse Lawn; Sponsored by United Way of Adair County

Pie auction winners announced at 6:15 pm

Apple Pie and Ice Cream Sales ($2)  

5-7 pm Courthouse Lawn; Sponsored by Colton’s Steakhouse and Century 21 Whitney Agency

Summer on the Square Concert: The Aaron Russell Band  (Free)

7 pm Courthouse Lawn; Sponsored by Kirksville Arts Association (Rain site: Wrongdaddy’s – 301 W. McPherson)

 Saturday, July 4th

Firecracker 5K Run/1K Walk

7 am Registration (preregistration preferred); DuKum Inn 8 am Event Start. Sponsored by The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri

Joint Service Club Pancake Breakfast  ($5)

7-11 am Downtown Cinema 8 Parking Lot, Sponsored by Kirksville Kiwanis, Kirksville Rotary Club, Thousand Hills Rotary Club, Sojourners, Kirksville Women of Today, Quota International of Kirksville, and Kirksville Optimist Club

Kirksville Kiwanis Farmers Market

7 am-Noon Market is on Elson Street, west side of the Courthouse Lawn.

Red White & Blue Parade – Rain or Shine! 

9:30 am Downtown Kirksville. Pre-registration is required for all parade entries.

Splash Bash

1-4 pm Kirksville Aquatic Center; $3.50 admission.  Sponsored by Kirksville Parks and Rec. Department


9:30 pm/Dusk at the Kirksville Country Club. Parking available at Kirksville R-III Schools, YMCA, Health and Fitness Center, Orscheln’s, JC Penney, Goody’s and The Crossing Church.


For more information, contact us by email or call 660.665.3766