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203 E. Main
Neosho, MO 64850
Ph: 417-451-8050
Fx: 417-451-8065
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fall Festival
Coming Back Big!

Neosho Fall Festival 2014 saw record public turnout and we’re planning for another fantastic event in 2015!

Neosho Fall Festival will be held Oct 3-4, 2015 in historic downtown Neosho, and includes two full days of family activities. For questions about the event in general, please call Wes Franklin at 417-451-8050. 

Vendors Wanted

No matter what you sell, autumn is a great time to be a vendor - especially at Neosho Fall Festival. Because of its variety, Neosho Fall Festival attracts people of every age and type. All food and craft vendors are welcome. All booths are outdoors on the Neosho Square and surrounding blocks. Please download vendor form here. Be sure and register prior to September 18. Please call Wes Franklin at 417-451-8050 with any questions. 

Free Inflatable Rides

All kids are welcome to play all day, both days, on the wide array of inflatables, free of charge, courtesy of the City of Neosho. All that is required is a parent or guardian signature. 

Live Music

Neosho Fall Festival attracts great local and area music artists who play all day both days on the Neosho Square. Christian music is exclusively played on Sunday. Schedule TBA. 

History Alley

Step back in time with History Alley at the Newton County Historical Park and Museum, 121 N Washington. Demonstrations in blacksmithing, lye soap making, weaving, log hewing, and lots, lots more, with plenty of hands-on activities. Check back for details. In the meantime, for more information call Deanna Booyer at 417-451-4940. 

Coaster Car Race

Build and race your own Coaster Car (think "soapbox derby") at this year's Neosho Fall Festival! In its third year, the coaster car race is always a big hit. Don't miss out on the fun! Young or old, boy or girl, everyone is welcome to compete by building and racing their own coaster car.

Download Coaster Car Rally Rules Here 

Download Coaster Car Rally Registration Form Here

For more information call Kendall Brockman at 417-389-6818. 

Scarecrow Contest

Build and show off your personalized scarecrow! Make and decorate using your imagination! Gather your family, friends, co-workers and students to join in the scarecrow contest, then auction if off to benefit your group or organization! Check back for official rules and registration. In the meantime, for more information call Karla Boatright at 417-451-0677.

Art Expo and Sale

The Neosho Arts Council Art Exposition and Sale is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 3 in the Neosho Civic, 109 W Main. If you are an artist, or if you know an artist, this part of Fall Festival is just for you! Please check back for registration form and for details. In the meantime, for more information call John Mills at 417-592-0427. 


Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest

Make pictures on the sidewalk! With categories and cash prizes for both youth and adult, the Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest, sponsored by the Neosho Arts Council, is always fun. Check back for registration form and details. In the meantime, for more information call John Mills at 417-592-0427. 

Chili Cookoff

Held at Neosho Fire Station 1, 125 N College, the Neosho Fall Festival Chili Cookoff is a chili competition between the masters of the chili pot – that is, Neosho firefighters and Neosho police officers. And you, the public, can be the judge. Please check back for more information. 

Pancake Feed

Sponsored by the Neosho Lions Club, the Pancake Feed will take place 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct 3 at the Neosho Civic, 109 W Main, and is an annual staple at Neosho Fall Festival. $5 donation. 

Car, Truck, and Bike Cruise-In

No matter your ride, we want to see it at Neosho Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 4. No registration fee or signup. Just cruise in and hang out. Magnetic dash plaque for all participants. Check back for details.