Festivals

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Pioneer Days
Thousands gather in downtown Mountain View the last weekend of September each year to step back in time and enjoy Pioneer Days. This annual autumn event, presented by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, celebrates the pioneer spirit that built our town and America. Friday begins with the annual Ham and Bean Supper, music and dancing. Saturday morning kicks off with an old fashioned Flapjack Breakfast. Throughout the day, join the festivities, including old time music, dancing, antique car show, crafts, live pioneer demonstrations, crosscut wood demonstrations, Tee Pee Village, parachute flights, sack races, many children’s activities and events, crafting and business booths, carnival food, parade and many other “must-attend” events. It is a day to remember! For more information about Pioneer Days or to reserve a booth, please contact Chamber director and event coordinator Linda Lewis at (877) 266-8706 or (417) 934-2794.

Click here for the official 2014 Pioneer Days Craft Show Reservation. Review the guidelines, print and complete forms, and return with your payment to secure your booth. Also view the downtown map, with access for vendors and other instructions.

Cowboy Poet Festival
Held in April, the annual Missouri Cowboy Association gathering features a “herd” of performers of cowboy poetry, songs and music at the Mountain View Community Center in downtown Mountain View.

Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast
Near Valentine’s Day, the annual Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast is held at the Mountain View Community Center. Bring your sweetheart and support the Chamber.

Music in the Park
Saturday nights in the summer, Veteran Park is the place to be. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, or sit on the park benches, to enjoy a variety of music, featuring karaoke, bluegrass, gospel, square dancing, line dancing and more. Along with the amphitheater, the park features playground equipment, BBQ grills and more!

Christmas in Mountain View
Celebrate Christmas in Mountain View with a festive Christmas parade, tree lighting ceremony and caroling, coordinated by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce.

To learn about other events happening in Mountain View or to book your event at the Mountain View Community Center, contact the Chamber at (877) 266-8706 or (417) 934-2794.