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Annual Heritage Festival and Craft Show 2023

September 16 - September 17

Heritage Festival features fun activities for all ages

  • Traditional tradesmen & artisans demonstrating “lost arts”
  • Live entertainment on three stages a variety of genres including Native American, blues, Cajun, folk, bluegrass, traditional storytellers and magicians
  • Cowboys with their chuckwagons
  • Mountain Man Camp
  • Fun for Young’uns Area (stilts, paper pumpkins, milk the “cow,” rope making, candle dipping, candy in the haystack, hayrides, and much more!)
  • Handmade craft show including over 70 vendors
  • Saturday evening ghost stories from 8-9:30 pm
  • Tours of the Boone County History & Culture Center and Village at Boone Junction
  • Great food, including local food trucks and festival favorites!

Visitors will be taken back to the traditions of the past. Listen, learn, and see history as it comes alive. See artisans and tradesmen dressed in 19th century attire demonstrating their trades and selling their wares. A large contemporary handmade craft area will also be featured.


Nifong Park
3700 Ponderosa
Columbia, MO
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