Community Events

 January: Eagle Days

Local Eagle

Daddy/Daughter Tea Party


Daddy/Daughter Tea Party


April: Wine Stroll

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Wine Stroll

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April 21st. 2018

Poker Run 2018

Jubliee Days: June

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Jubilee Days Parade

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Turtle Race Winner

Micah Meyers age 2 Turtle race

Relay for Life


Jill Cobb (R) & Erin Williamson(L) leading the 2016 Relay.


2 Dam Days

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2018 Cigar Box Music Festival

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Pumpkin Painting: October

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Pumpkin for everyone!!

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October: Heritage Days


Heritage Days


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Heritage Days-Visitor Center

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ol time Heritage Days

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Heritage Days by the Harbor

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Heritage Days by the Harbor

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Zombie Run: Oct

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Zombie Run...come out if you dare!

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October: Boo on the Square


Christmas on the Harbor 2016

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& more lights all throughout the Harbor

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ANNUAL EVENTS: Dates, locations & times may vary yearly. Please keep in mind dates are updated once they become available.
All outdoor activities and times are subject to change based on weather!!


Eagle Days: 2018: Saturday, Jan 13th
Date: Normally held on the Saturday of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Location: Truman Visitors Center
Additional Information for this event: Call (660) 438-2216
Did you know that Eagles develop the white head and tail around the age of 5 years? or did you know that an adult Eagle has a wing span of approx. 6 ft wide! Come find out more about our National Bird the Bald Eagle. See live Eagles presented by the Dickerson Zoo, learn how Eagles hunt, or how big nest can be and more, look at art displays, photographs and more. Great experience for the whole family. 

Benton County Hunting & Fishing Expo:  
Date: February 24th, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
The Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting this years  Hunting & Fishing Expo Saturday Feb. 24th. at the Community Building located at 181 W. Harrison St. Warsaw, MO. 
Vendors from around the area showcase hunting & fishing equipment and anything you would need to have a great outdoor experience.
Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Raffles and More. 
Special Guest: Huntin' & Fishing with Harry
Just $5.00 at the door. 
$3.00 with a canned food item.
Children 12 and under FREE
Call the Chamber for more information. 660-438-5922.
Click here to visit the Chamber of Commerce for this event

Business Expo

Date: Stay tuned for 2018 date
Location: Held at the Community Building 181 W. Harrison Local Business will be there to show off their goods or services. 


Daddy Daughter Par-Tea:

Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
Date: Stay tuned for 2018 date
Location: Warsaw Community Building (Lower Level)
Daddy's bring your daughters and join us for a fun & exciting afternoon. (Grandpa's, Uncles's Brothers etc. welcome to bring your little princess).
Meet a real live Princess, Drinks & Snacks, Music, Photo booth, Crafts and Games!!
Registration is required for this event by: TBA

Ducks Unlimited Show: 
Date: Stayed tuned for 2018 date
New event - join in on a fun filled evening with dinner, auction and great prizes. Meet new faces and get information on what's new.Stayed tuned for next years (2017) Ducks Unlimited event

Give Back Quarter Mania: 
Date: March 3rd. 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
This event is the largest fundraiser benefiting the Relay of Life. Great fun bidding on items with quarters. Stay tuned for future dates. Includes Dinner.
Contact Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.
Held at Warsaw Community Building. Warsaw, MO. 
181 W. Harrison St. 


Tour of Trails Poker Run/Walk/Bike Fundraiser

Date: April 21st. 2018
Time: Registration 9-10 AM
Location: Drake Harbor-Warsaw, MO.
Event begins upon completion of registration!
Hosted by Osage Lakes Greenway Corp. The City of Warsaw, Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce & Truman Lake bikes.
Enjoy the Riverfront trails with friends and family and play your hand at poker.
$25.00 pre-registration (18 & over) with bonus poker card.
$10.00 pre-registration for 17 & under.
Kids earn medals for placement.
30% total payout with 10% each division: Bike, Walk, Run. 
FREE MEAL Included for all participants.
Benton County Tourism & Recreation (660) 438-2090 for information and to Register!!

Benton County Wine Stroll: 
Date: Saturday-April 28th.
Sponsored by Benton County Foundation
Like Wine? join the fun wine hoppin' around downtown businesses to sample great wines.  All proceeds go towards the annual grant process that provides money to non-profit organizations throughout Benton County. 
For more information visit:

Truman Lake Showdown USA Softball Tournament

Date: April 28th & 29th.
Location of tournament: Bledsoe Ferry Sports Complex-Warsaw, MO.
Contact Warsaw Parks & Recreation for more details or visit:!/tournaments/tournamentDetails.php?TID=23619
Register and view site for information 
Age Brackets: 10U - 18U 
For questions please email or call                         Susan Cooner @ 660-723-2643

Jubilee Days: 
Date: June 7th - 9th.
Hosted by the Jubilee Days Committee.
This years Jubilee Days brings four days of fun. Come see the Car Show, Parade, Carnival, Bike Races, Turtle Races, FFA Petting Zoo, Karaoke Contest and a little Miss Contest.
Their will be plenty of vendors displaying Arts & Crafts, Food vendors, Live music and much much more.  SO-mark your Calendar now because you don't want to miss out on all the fun & Excitement. 
Crafter's wishing to register please click on the link to obtain Registration form.

Warsaw Kid'Athlon

Date: June 23rd.
Stay tuned for event details. 

The Dam Experience: 

Date: June 30th. 2018
This is the largest fireworks show around. Fireworks are shot off from the Truman Lake Dam and A.M Pyrotechnics will be conducting a patriotic salute to America with music from KDKD 95.3 FM. This event has numerous areas to view from and they may also be seen from boats around the Dam as well as from the nearby park areas. Get there early for a great spot. Donations are greatly appreciated by the Chamber of Commerce or the day of the event. 
Fireworks start at dusk. 

1st. Annual Trashboat Regatta:  2017 Cancelled
Date: Stayed tuned for 2018 details
Individual OR Groups can join in on the fun to build a floating vessel out of re-purposed items such as; milk jugs, old coolers, wood, anything that might get you down the river to Drake Harbor. 
No entry fee, however donations made to the ASPCA or a local animal shelter is greatly appreciated.
See you there!!

Cigar Box Music Festival & KC BBQ Competition at Drake Harbor
Date: Aug. 4th & 5th.

Presented by: Benton County Tourism & Recreation Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce.
Located at Drake Harbor, Warsaw, MO.
Vendor Registration/information please visit
For more information please contact the Benton County Tourism at 660 438-2090

Relay for Life: 
Date: Stayed tuned for 2018 dates

This event is held a Drake Harbor and raises thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.  
From 6:00 pm-12:00 midnight this years event includes: A live auction, survival walk, luminary ceremony and music that fills the evening.
Come Celebrate, Remember and Fight, for those with Cancer as well as those who have lost the battle with Cancer and those who have survived. Hope to see you there.
For more information please call  Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.

2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon:  
Date: Stay tuned for event date

The 7th annual LOWA (Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance) presents the 2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon. From 3 miles to 92 miles this event has something for everyone. Kayaks to Stand Up Paddle Boards participants can race in teams or individually.
For more information click the link below to connect you with the official LOWA website.  

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Pumpkin Painting and or Craft Classes
Date: Stay tuned for event date

Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
This events provides the Pumpkins, decorating kit for each person along with breakfast goodies that include: Bagels, Coffee & juice. 
All ages welcome to come have fun painting pumpkins. 

*Wait for information and flyer.

Heritage Days:
Date: Oct 20th & 21st.
Future dates: Oct. 19-20
This two day festival hosted by the Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce is a two day festival celebrating  and honoring both the historical and modern day crafts of our Missouri pioneers. Step back in time....see craft demonstrations from the 1800's at the Visitor Center while downtown's Drake Harbor features modern day crafts in large tents. Bus connections to and from Drake Harbor to the Visitor Center is available.  Click the link for more information or call the Chamber at 660-438-5922. 

Zombie 5K Run/Walk & Scary Movie Night at Drake Harbor: 
Date: October 27th.
This event sponsored by the Benton County Tourism & Recreation Corporation. Loads of fun for the whole family!!
Stay Tuned for more details as they arrive.

Halloween Hoopla on Main Street:
Date: October 31st.
Hosted by: Chamber of Commerce
Dare you to join us at this years Halloween Hoopla. Enjoy trick-or treating as the local businesses decorate a space along Main Street to hand out tricks or treats in a safe and friendly surrounding. Great for all ages. Area streets around are closed during this event.
Stayed tuned for more details for this fun event.


Country Crafts & Collectibles Show:
Date: Stay tuned 
The Craft & Collectibles show is held in the Community Building located at 181 W. Harrison st. Warsaw.
For more information please call Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.

Christmas Lights On:
Date: Stay Tuned for date and details

The Downtown area and Drake Harbor holiday lights will turn on at sunset November 22nd. and will continue until January 2nd. for holiday enjoyment. 
Walk or drive the downtown and Harbor areas for an array of lights, colors and smells of the holidays. Enjoy with family and friends. 


Kaysinger Christmas: 
Date: Dec. 1st. & Dec 2nd.
Time: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Harry S. Truman Visitor Center

The Kaysigner Bluff Pioneer Heritage Association presents their annual celebration of Christmas in the 1800's. This event is located at the Kaysigner Bluff Visitor Center. Enjoy hay wagons rides, signing of carols, fireplaces, wood stoves, luminaries and buildings decked out in old fashion decor. Step back into time and see what it is like to have only candles for light. Come and enjoy hot coco, hot apple cider, visit the General store to find unique gifts and more. 
Adults $____ - Children 6-12: $_____ Ages 5 and under FREE.!!
Wristbands are good for admission on both days.
Lunch and Dinner available at the food barn.

CHRISTMAS ON THE HARBOR:                                
Date: December 14th. & 15th.

Time: TBA
This years theme: "Home for the Holidays"

Join us downtown Warsaw and Drake Harbor for an unforgettable Christmas experience. 

Stay tuned for event schedule.