All American Red White & Blue Festival

2018 Schedule
July 4 – 7
Schedule of Events!!!!

Please check back for changes or updates.  Please note venue and date changes in case of rain.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

UNCLE SAM Run for Flats

9 am Downtown Kirksville, beginning at the DuKum Inn, Rain or Shine Event!,  FLATS Uncle Sam 5K entry form

Splash Bash

1-5 pm Kirksville Aquatic Center; $3.50 admission.  Sponsored by Kirksville Parks and Rec. Department


Dusk at the Kirksville Country Club. Parking available at Kirksville R-III Schools, YMCA (hard surfaces only), Health and Fitness Center, Orscheln’s, JC Penney, Goody’s and The Crossing Church.  Rain Date July 5

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Cemetery Theatre

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

Friday, July 6, 2018

Flag, Fourth of July

All-American Apple Pie Contest & Auction

5-6:30 pm Courthouse Lawn; Sponsored by United Way of Adair County

Pie contest winners announced at 6:00 pm, pie auction immediately following announcement!

Pie Contest Form     Pie Donation Form

Apple Pie and Ice Cream Sales ($2)  

5-7:00 pm Courthouse Lawn; Sponsored by Colton’s Steakhouse and Century 21 Whitney Agency

Kirksville Community Band Performance and Veterans Tribute  (Free)

5-6 pm Adair County Courthouse Lawn

United Way Pie Auction

6 pm  Donated and Contest Pies, all homemade, sold on LIVE auction.  Proceeds benefit United Way

Summer on the Square Concert: Aaron Russell Band – Country Western (Free)

7 pm Courthouse Lawn; Sponsored by Chariton Valley Association and Kirksville Arts Association

In case of Rain, all activities for Friday night will be at Wrongdaddy’s – 301 W. McPherson

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Joint Service Club Pancake Breakfast  ($5)

7-11 am  Downtown Kirksville, parking lot north of Courthouse, Sponsored by Kirksville Kiwanis, Kirksville Rotary Club, Thousand Hills Rotary Club, Sojourners, Kirksville Optimist Club, Quota International of Kirksville, and chaired by the Kirksville Women of Today.  In case of rain, breakfast will be served at Take Root Cafe, inside the Picklers Famous Building.

Kirksville Kiwanis Farmers Market

7 am-Noon Market is on Elson Street, west side of the Courthouse Lawn. Rain or Shine Event!

All-American RWB Car Show

8-12:00 Downtown Cinema 8 Parking Lot.  The RWB Car Show is a judged show with awards, door prizes, lots of gear talk, and just plain fun! Rain or Shine Event!  Click here for Car Show Entry Form 2018

Red White & Blue Parade – Rain or Shine! 

9:30 am Downtown Kirksville, Franklin Street. Pre-registration is required for all parade entries.  Rain or Shine Event!

Click here for All American Red, White, & Blue Festival Parade Letter, Float Contest Rules, & Entry Form 2018.

Movie in the Park (Free)

Dusk – Rotary Park Amphitheater, “Leapsponsored by Kirksville Tourism Office.  See Parks & Rec webpage for rain dates.


For more information, contact us by email or call 660.665.3766

Download the Red, White, & Blue 2018 Poster!

Downloadable RWB Schedule 2018