Welcome to StateoftheOzarks Fest! The festival is free and all are welcome. We do not allow pamphleteering, proselytizing, or ballot gathering without express permission of the StateoftheOzarks Editor-in-Chieftain, Joshua Heston.

StateoftheOzarks Fest

(HOLLISTER, MO) — StateoftheOzarks 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.

StateoftheOzarks Fest 2022
State of the Ozarks Festival '22

StateoftheOzarks Fest Scheduled September 17, 2022

StateoftheOzarks Fest is a day-long festival celebrating traditional and emerging cultures of the Ozarks. Hosted by StateoftheOzarks Magazine in the historic Downing District of Hollister, Missouri, StateoftheOzarks Fest features traditional craftsmen, contemporary artists, Ozarks history, local food, Ozark Mountain music, modern dance, cosplay, European combat, and more. Event is free and open to the public.



StateoftheOzarks Fest ’22

1 417 Balloon CO

2 Trunk or Treat Sneak Peek

3 Trunk or Treat Sneak Peek



5 Greg Miller Woodcraft

6 Stephanie Reynolds

7 Deck Pizza

8 Deck Pizza

9 Back A Yaad Jamaican Grill

10 Gentleman’s Soap

11 StateoftheOzarks HQ | Dark Ozarks

12 Victory Chiro

13 Kom Hot Yoga

14 Kim Cooper Art

15 Kim Cooper Art


17 Blue Eye Woodcraft, Chris Boyd

18 Blue Eye Woodcraft, Chris Boyd

19 Flowers by Billie

20 Flowers by Billie

21 Blend Nutrition

22 Collage Judlin

23 Meike Aton Art

24 Downing Apparel

25 Downing Apparel

26 Revive Juice & Coffee Bar

27 Vintage Paris Coffee Shop

28 Kilwins Ice Cream

29 Michael Lloyd Gregory, Author

30 College of the Ozarks Culinary Club

31 Sheila Lewis, Engraving & More

32 Jennifer Storey

33 Branson Healing Arts Center

34 Branson Healing Arts Center


35 BeastieHaven Farms

36 Triple Diamond Real Estate

37 Branson U

38-39 Hollister PD

40 Taneyhills Community Library


42 Leann Burkett / Dustin Burkett

43 Grandma’s Goodies & Gumbo

44 Little Hacienda

45 Connie Haworth, Realtor

46 Discover Orgonite

47 Moody’s Ozarks Traveler

48 Cole Crashin’ Events

49 Indira Jewelry

50 Boston Community Center

51 A Hip Joint

52 Thorp Creek – Private Shooting Range

53 Twinkle Market

54 Hollister Area Chamber of Commerce

55 Grandma Lena’s Honey

56 Shepherd of the Hills Humane Society

57 Queen City Beard & Moustache Federation


58 Tantone Industries

59 T.U.F.F. MAMA Gourmet Salts

60 Ron Leach Woodcraft

61 Forsyth Chamber of Commerce

62 Premiere Dance

63 Maple Hill Fine Arts & Pottery

64 Maple Hill Fine Arts & Pottery


E1 Kirk Lewis, Blacksmith + Shield Wall

65 Lindel Gore, Tolle Paper Art

66 Jehu Knives

67 Ozark Yurt

69 Hook & Ladder Pizza

72-73 Order of the Red Boar


A3 Linnie Burgan Arts

A4 The Veteran & His Boss

A5 The Veteran & His Boss

A6 Turkey Creek Brewery

B1 417 Balloon CO

B2 Mochas & Meows

B3 Celestial Garden Gems

B4 Joel Telschow Music / Stage Green Room Tent

B5 Smyrna Baptist Church

C1 Sisters Fried Pies

C4 SMAC Live Painting

D1 Branson Tri-Lakes News

D2 AJ’s Art

D3 Gypsie Jewelry

D4 Feast of the Goblin King

DEPOT Nathan Metzger (Hollister’s historic telegraphs)



Entertainment throughout Festival:

As You Wish Character Entertainment

Joel Telschow, vocalist and guitar player

Feast of the Goblin King

The Order of the Red Boar

Edwin Woolsey, harmonica

LIMESTONE STAGE (across from Hook & Ladder Pizza)

10:15AM—Noon • Brother Troy

NOON — The Order of the Red Boar Fight

1PM—3PM • Luke Acker

5PM — The Order of the Red Boar Fight

5:15PM • The Tom Lovato Band

MAIN SQUARE (at stairs / in front of Ye Olde English Inn)

10AM • Opening Ceremony

10:30AM • Kom Hot Yoga

11:30AM • Kom Hot Yoga

1PM • Branson Karate / Tai Chi Demonstration

1:45PM • Premiere Dance

2:10PM • Kom Hot Yoga

2:30PM • Pure Wonder Idols Performance: Kodoku na Heaven” by Hanayo Koizumi from Love Live

3PM • Beard & Moustache Competition for Hillbillies, Dogs & Cats

4PM • Kom Hot Yoga

5:45PM • Closing Ceremony

MID-STREET STAGE (halfway down Downing Street / across from Twinkle Market)

11:15AM—Noon • Katie & Joan Wright

** subject to change / weather dependent