Events

FAMILY FUN IN BENTON COUNTY



Warsaw Wine Stroll

When: Sat April 26 2014 - Sat April 26 2014

Where: Warsaw Downtown and Drake Harbor

Sample wines from the finest of Missouri's wineries while you stroll the streets of beautiful downtown Warsaw. Join us by the Drake Harbor in our new outdoor City Amphitheater, enjoy your wine and listen to some great music.

 
Kids Fishing Day

When: Sat April 26 2014 - Sat April 26 2014

Where: Lost Valley Fish Hatchery

Kids, 15 and under, fish FREE in a ½ acre stocked pond for channel catfish and hybrid sunfish. Children can participate in a variety of other activities during the course of the day and also receive a free gift with registration. Throughout the day, drawings are held for tackle boxes and fishing poles as well. Lunch is provided and the event is free to the public. Operated by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Lost Valley Fish Hatchery is the largest state owned, warm-water hatchery in Missouri and one of the largest in the nation. Our 2,000 square foot visitor center with a 12,700 gallon aquarium is also open free to the public. The hatchery raises walleye, muskellunge, channel catfish, large mouth bass, striped and hybrid bass, bluegill and hybrid sunfish to stock in Missouri waters. Lost Valley Hatchery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm. For more information contact, Lost Valley Hatchery at 28232 Hatchery Avenue, Warsaw, MO or call 660-438-4465

 
Best Wurst Pub Crawl Ever

When: Sat May 03 2014 - Sat May 03 2014

Where: Cole Camp

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a special German flair at the Pub Crawl. Bands, giveaways, drink specials, salsa dancers and a whole lot of fun. Visit this event on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ColeCampCincoDeMayoPubCrawl.

 
Cole Camp Rockin' Bikes and BBQ

When: Sat May 17 2014 - Sat May 17 2014

Where: Cole Camp

This is an open contest that will be held starting Friday May 17th at 6:00 p.m. on South Maple Street, Cole Camp Mo. Categories will include Pork Ribs, Beef Brisket, and Peoples Choice Pork Butt (Pulled Pork). Six Ribs and Six slices of meat will need to be provided for Judging. Judging will be based upon thoroughness of cooking, Appearance, Taste, Tenderness. After you have eaten your full of great BBQ stay for the outstanding Motorcycle Show. And don't forget to rock out with our special quest band!

 
MSTPA Sanctioned Tractor Pull

When: Sat May 24 2014 - Sat May 24 2014

Where: Cole Camp - 50 Case Avenue

Located on the east side of town at the Cole Camp Tractor Club Grounds (50 Case Avenue) Join us for a great night of high-power, high-energy, officially sanctioned pulling like you have never seen before. Check out these classes: Tractor Classes: 5900 Pro Field 6000 Super Stock 6200 Pro Stock 7400 Modified 9000 Pro Field 9500 Limited Pro Stock Truck Classes: 6200 Two Wheel Drive 6200 Pro Stock 8000 Diesel For More Information: Mike 816-392-6166 Kevin 660-723-6241

 
Jubilee Days

When: Thu June 05 2014 - Sun June 08 2014

Where: Warsaw

Kick off Summer right at this unique festival with attractions, kids activities, food, crafts and a carnival. The biggest question is what is not at Jubilee Days! You'll see parades, classic cars, carnival rides, beautiful baby contests, queen and her court competitions and live music. Oh, I forgot to mention the turtle races. FunTime Shows Carnival weekend kicks off on Thursday and runs through Saturday. Jubilee Days Parade will be Saturday morning starting at 11 a.m. Saturday night is the special concert. Come to Jubilee Days in Downtown Warsaw. You'll find a festival like you remember with lots of commercial vendors, crafts, rides, food, music and a whole lot more. For information call 913-706-5271

 
OUTLAW/MSTPA Tractor Pull

When: Thu June 05 2014 - Thu June 05 2014

Where: Lincoln, MO

Come down for Jubilee Days in Warsaw but definately come to Lincoln and hear these monster tractors roar! The action starts at 7 p.m. Located at the Ryan Koll Memorial Pulling Track, Lincoln, MIssouri. Tractor Classes: 5900 Pro Field/6200 Two Wheel Drive/8000 Diesel. 4X4 Truck Outlaws: Pro Stock 4x4 Truck/Limited Pro Stock Tractor/Light Super Stock Tractor For more info call 660-547-2718.

 
Cole Camp Classic Car Show

When: Sat June 07 2014 - Sat June 07 2014

Where: Downtown Cole Camp

Come see some truly great Classic Cars at the Annual Car Show.

 
Missouri Mountain Bike State Championships

When: Sun June 08 2014 - Sun June 08 2014

Where: Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park

THIS IS THE BIG ONE! 2014 USA Cycling Missouri State Mountain Bike Championship happens in Warsaw this year! This event, sanctioned by USA Cycling is bringing the best mountain bike racers in the state to our fantastic mountain bike course. Through this Championship event riders will be able to qualify to compete at the USA Cycling National Championship events. The park is located at 28565 Benton House Avenue, just 2 miles west of Highway 65 off the North Dam Access Road in Warsaw, Missouri. For more registration and more information visit www.usacycling.org or call Mac at (660) 438-0039.

 
Saengerfest - German Singing Festival

When: Sat June 14 2014 - Sat June 14 2014

Where: JC Park, Cole Camp, MO

If you are not fluent in German you probably didn't know that Saengerfest means Singers Festival. And what a festival it is. The Cole Camp Saengerfest is comprised of some the best German singers in the world. Come join us for the fun, food, entertainment and, of course, the singing. For more information contact the Cole Camp Chamber of Commerce or email heimat@embarqmail.com.

 
Fourth of July Celebration

When: Fri July 04 2014 - Fri July 04 2014

Where: LIncoln

A traditional small town 4th of July celebration with all the things you would expect. Rides for the kids, craft, music, good food and activies all day. And of course, fireworks at dusk. Come and enjoy our nation's birthday in the grand old fashion in Lincoln.

 
Dam Experience

When: Sat July 05 2014 - Sat July 05 2014

Where: Truman Lake Dam Warsaw

The Rockets Will Red Glare!!! With beautiful Truman Lake as the backdrop. Celebrate America's birthday with a one-of-a-kind fireworks display that you can watch from land or water. Patriotic music will be simulcast to the largest and best fireworks show you have ever seen. With the great American outdoors around you and massive fireworks above you'll never forget this Dam Experience! Come early and enjoy the day in Benton County.

 
Warsaw Sprint Triathlon

When: Sun July 27 2014 - Sun July 27 2014

Where: Drake Harbor, Warsaw

It WILL NOT be easy to get a personal best in Warsaw! A 500 yard swim, a 12 mile bike ride and then a 5k run. Join us for the 1st annual Warsaw Area Spring Triathlon. This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned and insured event. Register on line at www.splitmastertiming.com. For more information contact the Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce (660-438-5922) or City of Warsaw Parks and Recreation (660-438-2312).

 
34rd Annual Heritage Days

When: Sat October 18 2014 - Sun October 19 2014

Where: Truman Visitors Center/Warsaw

Visit Drake Harbor and the Warsaw Community Building where scores of modern contemporary crafters display and sell their wares. Then celebrate the unique Warsaw area heritage with old-time demonstrations from the 1800's at the Harry S. Truman Visitors Center. Both areas provide plenty of eating opportunities as well. Thousands of visitors attend this festival and we can't wait to see you! Admission to the Harbor area is free. Bus transportation back and forth to Truman Dam is $4 for the entire weekend. Both parts of the festival have handicap parking and bus transportation available. Call 660-438-5922 or 1-800-WARSAW-4 for details.