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57th Annual Missouri Whitewater Championships

Millstream GardensMarch 15 – 17, 2024

St. Francis River – Millstream Gardens Conservation Area   Hwy. 72, Fredericktown, MO

The 57th Annual Missouri Whitewater Championships will be held at the Millstream Gardens Conservation Area located on Hwy. 72, Fredericktown, MO.  The event consists of slalom, downriver and boatercross races for all ages, kayaks, canoes and skill levels on class II-III whitewater at the Millstream Gardens Conservation Area.

“Blinded by the Light” in Arcadia Valley

April 7 – 8, 2024

                                                                                                                        TWO DAYS OF FUN IN THE SUN . . . AND MOON!            Jeep Rally & Poker Run  *  Valley-wide Scavenger Hunt Education Opportunities Outdoor Movie Night  *  Bounce House and Yard Games  *  Mongo Rides to the Top of Shepherd Mountain  *  Arcadia Valley Bike Club Ride  *  Food and Craft Vendors  *   Special solar eclipse themed products from local businesses.                                                                                                                                                                             EXPERIENCE 2+ MINUTES OF TOTALITY IN ARCADIA VALLEY!       

Arcadia Valley Spring Mountain Music Festival

May 17 & 18, 2024

Iron County Courthouse Square                                              250 S. Main, Ironton MO

The Spring Mountain Music Festival features a variety of  music from Bluegrass, old-time mountain, Americana and gospel music, make your plans to attend our Arcadia Valley Spring Mountain Music Festival.  We’ll also have artisan/craft/food vendors and children’s activities.

        FREE to all!  Download a copy of the Schedule of Events at

                      Iron County Fair       

 JULY 11 – 13, 2024

Arcadia Valley Lions     Club Fairgrounds           1400 Lake Drive                Ironton, MO                                 

                              FULL LIVESTOCK AUCTION!            CHILI COOKOFF           PIE CONTEST                                                                                            LARGEST CARNIVAL IN THE COUNTRY                                                                                SATURDAY is KID’S DAY from Noon to 3:00 PM – DRESS LIKE YOUR PET CONTEST                                    and a PEDAL TRACTOR PULL.  SATURDAY EVENING – HORSE FUN SHOW with 20+                                  CLASSES  –  So much more in the planning!  Check back for up-to-date information.                                        

Annual Arcadia Valley Lions Club Rodeo (IPRA – ACRA)

August, 2024

Arcadia Valley Lions Club Fairgrounds                                     Hwy. 21 & M, Ironton MO

                                                  Rodeo begins at 8:00 P.M. – Will go on rain or shine!

Bull riding * Barrel Racing * Saddle Bronc Riding * Team Roping * Calf Roping * Steer Wrestling * Bareback Bronc Riding * Cowgirl Breakaway Roping

Battle of Pilot Knob Re-enactment

SEPTEMBER 28 – 29, 2024   

Ft. Davidson

Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site                                  Pilot Knob,MO                                

Every three years history is relived in Arcadia Valley.  One of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War was fought at Fort Davidson in Pilot Knob, MO.  The battlefield is brought back to life with a full scale civil war re-enactment that features Artillery, Calvary and Infantry units.  Reenactors make 19th century camps that include tents, shops, fire pits and cooking over open flames.  There is a live full scale battle reenactment on both days of the event.  The battle portrays the forward assault against the Fort by the Confederate Army.

Arcadia Valley Fall Mountain Music Festival

October 18 & 19, 2024

Iron County Courthouse Square, 250 S. Main, Ironton MO

The Fall Mountain Music Festival features the Annual AVHS Fall Festival parade, the longest running parade in the state of Missouri. Blue grass and gospel music, artisan/craft/food vendors and children’s activities.  FREE TO ALL!  Download a copy of the Schedule of Events at

Christmas in the Valley

December, 2024

Iron County Courthouse Square, 250 S. Main, Ironton MO

The best place to get into the Christmas Spirit!  Music and vendors, plus much more.  Christmas parade begins at 6 pm.  Activities will be happening during the entire event.

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