Battle of Pilot KnobBattle of Pilot Knob Re-enactment

September 25 & 26, 2021

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 15 – 16, 2021

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, 2021

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

The best place to get into the Christmas Spirit!  Music and vendors start at 2  pm.  Christmas parade begins at 6 pm.  Activities will be happening during the entire event.

Millstream Gardens53rd Annual Missouri Whitewater Championships

March, 2022

Hwy. 72, Fredericktown, MO

The 53rd 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.

Arcadia Valley Spring Mountain Music Festival

May 20 & 21, 2022

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

The Spring Mountain Music Festival features Bluegrass and Gospel music, artisan/craft/food vendors and children’s activities.  Friday evening will begin with Pickin’ on the Square followed by a “street dance” and headliner band.

A full day of music will begin at 10:00 AM on Saturday.  A street dance will begin at 7:30 PM with music by a headliner band.  Watch for updates.  Come join the fun.  FREE to all!

8TH Annual Arcadia Valley BBQ Battle                                                                                 June, 2022

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

Whether you are a BBQ master or simply love to eat fresh BBQ and enjoy live music you are sure to have a great time at the Arcadia Valley Bar-B-Que Battle.  Teams compete for a share of $7,500 in winnings.  While spectators can enjoy BBQ food, live music, beer garden and vendors.

Annual July 4th Celebration

Annual 4th of July Celebration at the Fort

July 4, 2022

Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site, Pilot Knob, MO

Enjoy a beautiful fireworks display at dusk sponsored by the Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Annual Arcadia Valley Lions Club Rodeo (IPRA – ACRA)

August, 2022

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

The Baptist HomeThe Baptist Home – Annual Auction & Homecoming

September, 2022

The Baptist Home, 101 Riggs Scott Lane, Ironton, MO

The Baptist Home will be hosting their fundraising annual auction and homecoming.

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