Arcadia Valley hosts multiple venues to enjoy live music throughout the year.  From blue grass, 40's, 50's and 60's to country and jazz.  There are also other festivals, farmers markets and family friendly events throughout the year.

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Mountain Music Festival


Every May & October Arcadia Valley hosts the Mountain Music Festival.

These festivals are family fun at it's best.

Admission is FREE

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Bar-B-Que Battle

Whether you are a BBQ master  or simply love to eat fresh BBQ and enjoy live music you are sure to have a great time at the Arcadia Valley Bar-B-Que Battle.  Teams compete for a share of $7,500 in winnings.  While spectators can enjoy BBQ food, live music, beer garden and vendors.

Visit the official website for more details.


Battle of Pilot Knob Re-enactment

Every three years history is relived in Arcadia Valley.  One of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War was fought at Fort Davidson in Pilot Knob, MO.  The battlefield is brought back to life with a full scale civil war re-enactment that features Artillery, Calvary and Infantry units.  Reenactors make 19th century camps that include tents, shops, fire pits and cooking over open flames.  There is a live full scale battle reenactment on both days of the event.  The battle portray the forward assault against the Fort by the Confederate Army.

The event is full of history and a must attend for all families.

Visit the official website for more details.


Annual Chalk Festival

Each year the Arcadia Valley region hosts a free chalk festival to help kick start summer.  This family friendly event is open to the public.  Once here you will see chalk arts from professionals and amateurs of all ages.

Food, beverages, treats and crafts of all kinds are available to purchase and enjoy.  Live music fills the air all day at this rain or shine event.  Come join us for the Annual Arcadia Valley Chalk Festival!


Annual July 4th Celebration

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Each year Arcadia Valley plays host to large crowds coming to our historic valley to celebrate our nation's independence.  


It is an all day event filled with fun and enjoyment for all ages.  From car shows to bounce houses surrounded by delicious food and laughter filling the air.  It is the small town feel that many come to enjoy.  The fun and excitement culminates with a very impressive fireworks show.

As the fireworks explode, the thunderous booms echo off the ancient mountains surrounding the valley.

Come celebrate our nation's independence on July 4th in the historic and beautiful Arcadia Valley.


Christmas comes every year, but experiencing the holidays in Arcadia Valley is like no other Christmas experience you'll ever have.

Each year we celebrate the beginning of the holiday season by joining as a community to enjoy a Christmas parade, snacks, drinks, pictures with Santa, business decorating contest and our famous lighting of the Historic Iron County Courthouse.  It is a small town American tradition and you and your family are invited to join us for the festivities.  Come be a part of our community on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  Watch our calendar for more details and times.

As this a very popular event here in the valley, make sure to make your reservations for lodging early.

Christmas in the Valley

13700 Highway 21  Arcadia, MO 63621


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