By order of the chieftain, there shall be no soliciting, proselytizing, pamphleteering, or otherwise causing of nuisances during the Fifth Annual StateoftheOzarks Fest, 10AM-6PM, Saturday, September 18, in historic Downtown Hollister, Missouri.


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State of the Ozarks Fest 21

(HOLLISTER, MO) — STATE OF THEOZARKS FEST IS a one-day celebration bringing community together in a heightened street fair filled to the brim with food, art, craftsmanship, and uproarious fun, all tied to the history and culture of our land. MORE

State of the Ozarks Fest ’21 Event Schedule

Main Square (in front of Old English Inn):

10AM — Opening Ceremony
11AM — Order of the Red Boar FIGHT
12PM — Moon Magic Dance PERFORMANCE
1PM — Premiere Dance Academy PERFORMANCE
2PM — Kira Kira Anime Dance PERFORMANCE
3PM — Queen City Beard & Moustache Federation COMPETITION
4PM — Order of the Red Boar FIGHT
6PM — Closing Ceremonies

Historic Railroad Depot:

Throughout the Day: Historian Re-enactors Brent and Becky Paschall, Jim Ridenour and friends bring the 19th century Ozarks to life!

Limestone Stage (in front of Hook & Ladder Pizza):

Brought to you by Song of Hope & entertainer Luke Acker!

11AM Tim Elliott
12PM Dylan Pratt
12:30PM Pure Wonder! Idols
1PM Katie and JJ Wright
2PM Tom Lovato
3PM Tim Elliott

Mid-Street Stage (in front of Twinkle Market):

10AM to 2PM — Ozark Mountain Music Association
3PM to 5PM — Larry Doran


3:30PM — Russ and Diskey the Wonder Dog
Throughout day: Viking Shield Wall skirmishes

* All schedules subject to change for any reason

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WE ALL NEED times to get out of our daily routine and experience something fresh. StateoftheOzarks creates timeless events you’ll cherish for a lifetime. Join the community in fun, see the creativity of the region, and even showcase your own work. MORE HERE

MANY DO NOT have access to farm-fresh products. Because of this, StateoftheOzarks partners with local growers, bakers and craftsmen to give our region a hub for things such as homegrown vegetables, local fruit, baked goods, Ozark honey, and handmade soaps. MORE HERE