Community Events

 January: Eagle Days

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Eagle Day: NEW DATE

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Daddy/Daughter Tea Party

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Daddy/Daughter Tea Party

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Wine Stroll

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Wine Stroll-2018

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Jubilee Days Celebration 2018

Drake Harbor Fireworks Flyer

CIGAR BOX MUSIC & BBQ FESTIVAL

Pumpkin Painting...fun for everyone!!

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Pumpkin Painting: October

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Zombie Run...come out if you dare!

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October: Heritage Days

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Heritage Days by the Harbor

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Halloween Hoopla

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Lights

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Christmas on the Harbor 2016

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ANNUAL EVENTS 
* Dates, locations & times will vary yearly. 
* Dates and information are updated once they become available.
*Activities/times are subject to change based on weather conditions and may or may not be re-scheduled.!!

January   

Eagle Day: JAN 12TH CANCELLED
New Date set for: Saturday, February 9th. 2019

Location: Truman Visitors Center
Additional Information for this event:
Call (660) 438-2216
Did you know that Eagles develop the white head and tail around the age of 5 years? or did you know that an adult Eagle has a wing span of approx. 6 ft wide! Come find out more about our National Bird the Bald Eagle. See two live Eagles presented by the Dickerson Zoo, learn how Eagles hunt, or how big nest can be and more, look at art displays, photographs, Music and more. Great experience for the whole family. 
For other locations please call the Truman Lake Visitor Center or look at the Missouri Conservation Magazine.
CLICK TO PRINT FLYER

 February

Benton County Hunting & Fishing Expo:  
Date: Stay tuned for 2020
Time: 
The Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting this years  Hunting & Fishing Expo Saturday Feb. 24th. at the Community Building located at 181 W. Harrison St. Warsaw, MO. 
Vendors from around the area showcase hunting & fishing equipment and anything you would need to have a great outdoor experience.
Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Raffles and More. 
Special Guest: Hunting & Fishing with Harry
Just $5.00 at the door. 
$3.00 with a canned food item.
Children 12 and under FREE
Call the Chamber for more information. 660-438-5922.
Click here to visit the Chamber of Commerce for this event


Business Expo

Date: Stay tuned for 2020
Location: Held at the Community Building 181 W. Harrison Local Business will be there to show off their goods or services. 

March

Daddy Daughter Masquerade Ball:


Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
Date: stayed tuned for next years date
MUST REGISTER BY 
Time: 
Location: Warsaw Community Building (Lower Level)
Daddy's bring your daughters and join us for a fun & exciting afternoon. (Grandpa's, Uncles's Brothers etc. welcome to bring your little princess).
Drinks & Snacks, Music, Photo booth, Crafts and Games and FUN!!
Registration is required for this event. 
Click here to print out Registration form
*Please return Registration form to the Utilities Office. Read & Sign back pg. Liability Wavier Form. 

Give Back Quarter Mania: 

Date: March 14th 2020
Time: 6:00 PM
This event is the largest fundraiser benefiting the Relay of Life. Great fun bidding on items with quarters. Includes Dinner, fun and prizes.
Contact Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.
Held at Warsaw Community Building. Warsaw, MO. 
181 W. Harrison St. 

PUBS AND POKER
Saturday, March 30th. 2020
Presented by Benton County Tourism
Click here for details

April


CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE & CITY WIDE CLEAN UP 
Stay tuned for 2020 Dates
Let's keep Warsaw beautiful and clean...this event is free. Just get those unwanted items out and make some money during the sale, or simply have the clean up take care of any items you would like to get rid of....stay tuned for 2020 dates.




Benton County Wine Stroll: 
Date: Stay tuned for 2020
Time:
Sponsored by Benton County Community Foundation
Tickets:
Advanced tickets: $-------per person
Day of event tickets: $------per person
(Must be 21 or over to participate)
Cost includes souvenir glass
Location: Downtown Warsaw
*Begins at the Community Building -181 W. Harrison St. 
All proceeds go towards the annual grant process that provides money to non-profit organizations throughout Benton County. 

For Information:


Call Tracy Spry at (660) 438-7992. 
For more information visit:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1985600861556040/

Tickets available at:


1. Tracy Spry & Associates Office: 304 Main St. Warsaw, MO. 660-438-7992
2. Wine Antiques & More
301 E. Main St.-Cole Camp. 660-668-0049
3. Online at eventbee.com
4. 2019 Benton County Wine Stroll

June

Jubilee Days: Stayed tuned for 2020 
Date: Stay tuned for 2020 dates
Hosted by the Jubilee Days Committee.
Theme:
NEW Locations:

Jubilee Days brings a host of fun. Come see the Classic Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show, Parade, Carnival, Bike Races, Turtle Races, FFA Petting Zoo, Karaoke Contest and a little Miss Contest, 5k Run     & 1 Mile Walk and more!
Their will be plenty of vendors displaying Arts & Crafts, Food vendors, and Live music.  Mark your Calendar now because you don't want to miss out on all the fun & Excitement.
CLICK HERE TO PRINT VENDOR APPLICATION

July

The Drake Harbor Fireworks Experience: 


Date: Stayed tuned for 2020 Date
Sponsored by: The Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce
NEW LOCATION!! Fireworks will be shot off from Kickapoo Trail across from Drake Harbor.
A.M Pyrotechnics will be conducting a patriotic salute to America with music from KDKD 95.3 FM. This event has numerous areas to view from and they may also be seen from boats around the Drake Harbor area as well as from the nearby park areas. Get there early for a great spot. Donations are greatly appreciated by the Chamber of Commerce or the day of the event. 
Fireworks start at dusk. 
For information call 438-5922. 


Movie Night at Drake Harbor


Date:
Location: Drake Harbor Amphitheater
Time: 9:00 PM
Cost: FREE


August

Ozark Cigar Box Music Festival 

&
KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Competition 

  
Cigar Box Festival: Saturday, August 3rd.  (1- 8 pm), August 4th (11am-5pm).
BBQ: Sunday, August 3rd.  (3-6pm)


Family Friendly, Build Workshops with Travis Bowlin, Vendors, Food, Live Music & FUN!!

Presented by: Benton County Tourism & Recreation Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce.
Located at Drake Harbor, Warsaw, MO.
Vendor Registration/information please visit   https://www.visitbentoncomo.com/ozark-cigar-box-guitar-music-festival
For more information please contact the Benton County Tourism at 660 438-2090




September


38th Annual Ducks Unlimited Show: 

Date: Saturday,  SEPT. 28th. 2019
Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM
Location: Warsaw Community Building     
(181 W. Harrison St.)


Join in on a fun filled evening with dinner, auction and great prizes. Meet new faces and get informed, or become a new member.
For tickets visit www.ducksunlimited.org or call 660.438.0381 or 660.221.1860
Sponsored by: Mossy Oak Properties, Steve Stokes Excavating, Charlie Browne, Burke Sawmill, Wenig Custom Gunstocks, American Family Insurance & more.


October

Pumpkin Painting Fun Night
Date: Stay tuned for 2019 date
Time: 
Location: Warsaw Community Building-Harbor Room
Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
This events provides the Pumpkins, decorating kit for each person along with goodies that include: Juice, Cider & Cookies. 
All ages welcome!! Awards in different categories given.
Kids 12 & Under $
Adults: $
THIS IS A REGISTERED EVENT.   
Click here for registration form and details

Zombie 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run/Walk 
Date: Stayed tuned for 2019 date
Registration required. Day of event or before. 
*Pre-Register for discount and t-shirt guarantee.
This event sponsored by Warsaw Parks & Recreation
Loads of fun for the whole family!!

Click here for Registration form & details

Heritage Days: 
Date: Oct. 19th & 20th
This two day festival hosted by the Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce is a two day festival celebrating  and honoring both the historical and modern day crafts of our Missouri pioneers. Step back in time....see craft demonstrations from the 1800's at the Visitor Center while downtown's Drake Harbor features modern day crafts in large tents. Bus connections to and from Drake Harbor to the Visitor Center is available.  Click the link www.warsawchamberofcommerce.com for more information or call the Chamber at 660-438-5922. 

Halloween Hoopla on Main Street:

Date: Oct. 31 st.


Location: Main Street. _____ PM


Hosted by: Chamber of Commerce
Dare you to join us at this years Halloween Hoopla. Enjoy trick-or treating as the local businesses decorate a space along Main Street to hand out tricks or treats in a safe and friendly surrounding. Great for all ages. Area streets around are closed during this event.


November

Country Crafts & Collectibles Show:
Date: Nov. 2nd.
The Craft & Collectibles show is held in the Community Building located at 181 W. Harrison st. Warsaw.
For more information please call Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.

 

Warsaw Harbor Christmas Lights On:
Date: Stay Tuned for date and details

The Downtown area and Drake Harbor holiday lights will turn on at sunset November 22nd. and will continue until January 2nd. for holiday enjoyment. 
Walk or drive the downtown and Harbor areas for an array of lights, colors and smells of the holidays. Enjoy with family and friends. 

December

Kaysinger Christmas: 

Date: Dec 6th & 7th.
Kaysinger Bluff Pioneer Village
29027 Visitor Center Rd. Warsaw, MO. 65355
Presented by Kaysinger Bluff Pioneer Heritage Assn

Come join us for an 1800s Christmas Celebration

Experience sights, sounds and smells of days gone by. Enjoy hay wagons, singing of carols, fireplaces, wood stoves, candles, luminaries, buildings decked out in old-fashioned décor, hot chocolate and hot cider! Find that unique gift at the Kaysinger General Store. 

We will be serving food at the Food Barn. 

Adults $____

Children 6-12, $_____
Under 5 free

Wristbands good for both days!

Click here to view Benton County Tourism and Recreation Official Website


CHRISTMAS AT THE HARBOR:             Date:  Dec  13th & 14th. Harbor

Warsaw Christmas Parade
Date: Dec 14th


Warsaw Kaysinger Christmas

December 7-8

Friday, December 7th, 2018  3-9 PM

Saturday, December 8th, 2018  3-9 PM
Kaysinger Bluff Pioneer Village

Warsaw MO

Presented by Kaysinger Bluff Pioneer Heritage Assn

Come join us for an 1800s Christmas Celebration

Experience sights, sounds and smells of days gone by. Enjoy hay wagons, singing of carols, fireplaces, wood stoves, candles, luminaries, buildings decked out in old-fashioned décor, hot chocolate and hot cider! Find that unique gift at the Kaysinger General Store. 

We will be serving food at the Food Barn. 

Adults $3

Children 6-12, $2

Under 5 free

Wristbands good for both days!

Warsaw Kaysinger Christmas

December 7-8

Friday, December 7th, 2018  3-9 PM

Saturday, December 8th, 2018  3-9 PM
Kaysinger Bluff Pioneer Village

Warsaw MO

Presented by Kaysinger Bluff Pioneer Heritage Assn

Come join us for an 1800s Christmas Celebration

Experience sights, sounds and smells of days gone by. Enjoy hay wagons, singing of carols, fireplaces, wood stoves, candles, luminaries, buildings decked out in old-fashioned décor, hot chocolate and hot cider! Find that unique gift at the Kaysinger General Store. 

We will be serving food at the Food Barn. 

Adults $3

Children 6-12, $2

Under 5 free

Wristbands good for both days!