All American Red White & Blue Festival

2016 Schedule

Friday, July 1st

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

Flag, Fourth of July

All-American Apple Pie Contest

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

Pie Registration Form

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

Apple Pie and Ice Cream Sales ($2)  

5-6:30 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

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 2nd

Joint Service Club Pancake Breakfast  ($5)

Rain Location: Pickler’s Famous, 114 W. Harrison

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 chaired by the Kirksville Optimist Club

Kirksville Kiwanis Farmers Market

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

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

Firecracker Registration 2016

Red White & Blue Parade – Rain or Shine! 

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

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

Movie in the Park (Free)

Rain Date: Saturday July 9 (more than a drizzle)

Dusk – Rotary Park Amphitheater “Apollo 13”

 Sunday, July 3rd

Cemetery Theatre

Rain Date To Be Announced

5:00-7:30 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)

Monday, July 4nd

Splash Bash

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


Rain Date: July 5

9:30 pm/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.


For more information, contact us by email or call 660.665.3766

Download the Red, White, & Blue 2016 Poster!