When:
August 20, 2021 – August 22, 2021 all-day
2021-08-20T00:00:00-05:00
2021-08-23T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Downtown Parkville
100 Main Street
Parkville
MO 64152

One of downtown Parkville’s largest events, the Parkville Days festival features a variety of family-friendly entertainment. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy live music along the Missouri River and on Main Street. The Evans Midland Empire Carnival is open all weekend, starting Friday at 6 pm. Browse and enjoy arts & crafts, retail, food, and specialty booths. Participating downtown shops will host their “end of” sales and specials…. and much more!

Free Admission

Location: Downtown Parkville and English Landing Park

Friday, August 20
Saturday, August 21
Sunday, August 22


SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

Friday, August 20 ∙ 6 – 10 pm

  • Evans Midland Empire Carnival ∙ Wristband Special $25. Cash Only, ATMs are available.
  • Live Music starting at 6 pm (Entertainment details listed below)
  • Arts & Crafts, Retail, Food & Specialty Vendors
  • Face Painting & Caricatures
  • Helicopter Rides (Grigsby field in Platte Landing Park)
  • Beer Tent
  • Downtown merchant Sidewalk Sales and Specials

Saturday, August 21 ∙ 10 am – 10 pm

  • 5/10k River Run hosted by the Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Evans Midland Empire Carnival ∙ Wristband Special $25 (11am-5pm & 5-10pm)  Cash Only, ATMs are available.
  • Pancake Breakfast ∙ American Legion ∙ 8-11 am
  • Parkville Farmer’s Market  ∙ 7 am – Noon
  • Parkville Days Parade ∙ 10 am   Starting at 63rd Street & Hwy 9 to downtown Parkville on Main Street.  Parkville Trivia and Giveaways at Announcer Stand (1st & Main) ∙ 10 am
  • Live Music starting at Noon  (Entertainment details listed below)
  • Arts & Crafts, Retail, Food & Specialty Vendors
  • Face Painting & Caricatures
  • Helicopter Rides (Grigsby field in Platte Landing Park)
  • Beer Tent
  • ‘Parkville on Canvas’ 10-3 pm –  watch artists around the Cathy Kline Art Gallery paint Plein Air (outdoors ) and inside the gallery.
  • Download the Parkville APP and take guided walking tours to learn about the history of Parkville on Main Street and the Parkville Nature Sanctuary.
  • Downtown merchant Sidewalk Sales and Specials

Sunday, August 22 ∙ 12-5 pm

  • Parkville Days Yoga in Pocket Park  Join Om Prana Yoga in Pocket Park for (2) 30-minute sessions – 8:30-9 am & 9:15-9:45 am. Space is limited, please RSVP your spot/time.
  • Evans Midland Empire Carnival ∙ Wristband Special $25, Cash Only, ATMs are available.
  • StoneLion Puppet Theatre performance –  “It’s a Jungle Out There”  1 pm on the McKeon Stage
  • Live Music starting at 2:00 pm
  • Arts & Crafts, Retail, Food & Specialty Vendors
  • Face Painting & Caricatures
  • Helicopter Rides (Grigsby field in Platte Landing Park)
  • Beer Tent
  • ‘Parkville on Canvas’ 12-4 pm –  watch artists around the Cathy Kline Art Gallery paint Plein Air (outdoors ) and inside the gallery.
  • Download the Parkville APP and take guided walking tours to learn about the history of Parkville on Main Street and the Parkville Nature Sanctuary.
  • Downtown merchant Sidewalk Sales and Specials

 

MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

McKeon Stage in English Landing Park

We’re excited to announce CASI JOY will be performing at Parkville Days on Friday night, 7:30 pm.

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Friday August 20  
6:00 – 7:00 Jillian Riscoe
7:30 – 10:00 Casi Joy
Saturday August 21  
12:00 – 1:30 School of Rock House Band
2:00 – 4:00 Brotherhood
4:30 – 6:30 Brendan MacNaughton Band
7:00 – 10:00 Longshot
Sunday August 22  
1:00 StoneLion Puppet Theatre “It’s a Jungle Out There”
2:00 – 4:00 Mike Helton Band

 

Music on Main Street

Saturday, August 21  
 12:00 – 2 pm Music at The Exchange, 110 Main Street
 3:00 pm Mark Kline, Pocket Park (1st & Main Street)
 6:00 pm Naomi Fast, Pocket Park (1st & Main Street)

 

Our theme this year is “SHOW ME PARKVILLE” in honor of the Missouri Bicentennial. Parkville Days is one of the 50 events celebrating the Bicentennial. To help people explore our state and Missouri’s historic downtowns, get your passport and a stamp at the Information Tent as your enter English Landing Park – you can submit your passport to be eligible for prize drawings. #Missouri2021


PARKVILLE DAYS PARADE

The Parkville Days parade is on Saturday, August 21st and begins at 10:00 am at 63rd Street & Hwy 9 and ends in Historic Downtown Parkville.  If your club/organization/business/neighborhood/group is interested in participating in the Parkville Days Parade, click here to complete the online application or email us at ParkvilleParade@gmail.com.


VENDORS

VENDOR SPACES ARE FULL.  If you are interested in participating as a vendor in the 2021 Parkville Days festival, please email ParkvilleEvents@gmail.com with your business name and product description/pictures and links to your social media/website.


MORE INFO

MORE INFO AND ‘THINGS TO DO’:
• Restaurants will be open ALL WEEKEND – Visit our great local favorites.
• SHOP all of our local businesses on Main Street, East Street and English Landing Center.  We have many new businesses since Jan. 1!
• Parkville Mini Golf will be Open all weekend.
• Enjoy beautiful English Landing Park – miles of walking trails, pickleball, playgrounds, frisbee golf, sand volleyball, basketball
• Platte Landing Park and the Dog Park will be open all weekend.

 

PARKING
• Parking Lot at 4th Street and Hwy 9 (east side)
• Parking Lot at 6th Street and Hwy 9 (east side)
• Parking on Main Street and south on Main Street into Platte Landing Park
• Ballfield south of City Lot/Carnival

Dogs allowed on leashes.  No exotic animals.

COVID-19  Organizers for Parkville Days follow the Platte County Health Department recommendations and guidelines.  There will be hand sanitizer throughout the festival and sanitizing stations located at each carnival ride. If you have symptoms or feel sick, PLEASE Do Not Attend the Festival (you are always welcome next year!).

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

Event Sponsors
North Kansas City Beverage
Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce
Operation Lifesaver

Presenting Sponsors
Park University
Reese Montgomery Real Estate
Supporting Sponsors
Central Bank of the Midwest
Meyers Funeral Chapel Northland, “Todd & Nikki DeMint Family”
Contributing Sponsors
A&M Printing, Evolytics, UMB Financial Corporation & Parkville Rotary Club