Wyatt Earp's Fallfest 2017

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Name: Wyatt Earp's Fallfest 2017
Date: October 7, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Wyatt Earp's Fallfest famous for bi-hourly wild west shoot-outs & amazing costumed attendees, features nearly 100 quality general vendors, informational & civic groups, arts and craft booths including original designs such as: textiles, wearable art, hand-crafted ceramics, decorative and functional wood, jewelry, leather, photography, paintings, drawings, prints, and metal work.  Find us on Facebook & let your friends know you're coming at:  https://www.facebook.com/events/141855562897196/



Car Show You'll enjoy the Old Geezers Kustom Car Show
featuring Midwest Mercs Contest.  Look for them on 
Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/OldGeezersCarShow


 
Step 4 Hope 5K Run / 2Mile Fun Walk-Run

1st-3rd place medals given, male and female categories 19-Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+.  Award Given for 1st place male and female finisher on this Certified Course with Chip Timing.  Benefits Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks.



Toddler Show Enter your little one in the Fallfest Toddler Show taking place at the Plaza Theater at noon (Registration starts at 11;30am)  $5 entry fee.  Boys & Girls ages 2-6.  Categories are 2&3 and 4-6.  OPEN TO ANYONE (not just locals) Children should dress in a cowboy or cowgirl theme.  All proceeds go to fund the Tulip Garden shelter project.

Baby Show:  Diaper Only & no hair accessories.  Category for each gender 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months and twins.  $5 fee.  DOWNLOAD FLYER



Kids Area
Featuring a variety of kids games and activities for children of all ages.  Details coming soon.


Re-enactors:  Wyatt & His Gang
Featuring shoot-outs throughout the day by Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday and the whole gang! Help our talented re-enactors catch the lawless cowboys as they stroll the downtown square, get deputized and learn about gun safety too!  Fun for everyone all day long!



Food
Tasty food and beverages are sold throughout the festival, many are to benefit local non-profit groups, so enjoy the food and support a cause!



Costume Contests & "Best In Theme Booths"
Dress up & be a part of the event!  Awards will be given for the best costumes in three age groups:  Under 10, 11-18, and Adult. And even our vendors will be able to be a part of the fun as they dress up and decorate their booths to win the "Best In Theme" booth award - a free booth space at the next year's event!



Information Booth
All Festival information can be obtained at the Information booth. The booth will be located on the northwest corner of the courthouse lawn near the bandstand.



Parking
Parking at the Festival is free to the public and there are several public parking lots in the area and on-street parking is allowed.



Suggestions
Wyatt Earp Fallfest suggestions can be sent to astra@bartoncounty.com





REGISTER FOR ONE OF OUR EVENTS
For more information & to register for the Old Geezer's Car Show visit: www.facebook.com/OldGeezersCarShow

For more information & to register for the Rolling Thunder MS Bike Show visit: www.facebook.com/RollingThunderMS 

For more information & to register for Step 4 Hope visit:  https://www.facebook.com/step4hope/



VENDOR INFORMATION
Vendors selling name brands (Mary Kay, Jamberry, etc) will be placed on a FIRST PAY basis (meaning, the person who gets their $$ in first, will secure their place at the event.)  Anyone registering second, third, etc - will have their money refunded and be notified by email as soon as possible.

Booths are 12'x12' and are placed in the parallel parking spaces around the square.  Booths and tables will NOT be provided.  As electricity is limited around the vendor spaces, it will be provided to food vendors for certain but will be available only to a limited number of regular vendor spaces.  PLEASE email astra@bartoncounty.com if you need electric for your booth space.

Event staff will be on site starting at 7am on the day of the event.  Vendors are welcome to set up early, but no security is provided.  All booths must be set up & open by 9am promptly and tear down no earlier than 3pm.  There is no rain date for this event and no refund will be given in case of inclement weather.  

Vendors will be contacted with event packets no later than 3 days before the event via email.  If you do not have an email account you must reach out to the Barton County Chamber of Commerce to obtain your booth location BEFORE the day of the event.  Vendor maps will be secured to light posts around the square in case you forget yours and can not figure out where you are located. PLEASE DO NOT SELECT A SPACE RANDOMLY - it is important you set up in the place designated for your booth.

SPECIAL! - Vendors are invited to dress in theme (wild west) and decorate their booths as well.  The booth with the vendor who wins "Best In Theme" will be awarded a free booth at next year's event!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, Oct 7th
6:30 pm:  Shoot out Skit at Tractors BBQ
7:00 pm:  Re-enactors will be joining Tractors patrons for dinner
Saturday, Oct 8th
7:00 am:  Walk 4 Hope 5K Run /  2Mile Walk Registration
8:00 am:  Old Geezer's Car Show Opens
8:00 am:  Step 4 Hope ~ Pink Apple 5 K Run / 2 mile Walk Begins
9:30 am:  Baby Show Registration Begins at Plaza
9:00 am:  Vendor Booths Open
10:00 am:  FIRST RE-ENACTMENT / SHOOT OUT
10:00 am:  Baby Show Begins at Plaza
11:00am:   
Kids Area Opens
11:30:  Registration for Toddler Show Begins
12:00pm:  Toddler Show Begins

12:00 pm: SECOND RE-ENACTMENT / SHOOT OUT
2:00 pm: THIRD RE-ENACTMENT / SHOOT OUT
3:30 pm: Costume Contest & "Best in Theme" Booth Announced at Bandstand

4:00 pm FORTH RE-ENACTMENT / SHOOT OUT
4:00 pm Event Officially Ends

LODGING
Due to the large number of guests visiting Lamar, hotel space fills up fast.  Be sure to book yours today & let them know you're coming to Wyatt Earp Fallfest!
Lamar Super 8 - This local hotel is a multi-award winning facility (Trip Advisor & Super 8) features breakfast & late night snacks!  Call for your reservation: 417-682-6888

Blue Top Inn - This historic inn has recently come under new management and has been renovated to make it a truly memorable stay.  Call for reservations:  417-682-6034

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
We are seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of Fallfest activities. Volunteers are needed to ensure this and any event is a success.

Volunteers are needed for placing and assisting vendors, picking up the square after the event, running our kids area, helping to host entertainment activities and much, much more!

Individuals or groups interested in volunteering to assist at Wyatt Earp's Fallfest should contact the Barton County Chamber of Commerce at 417-682-3595 ext. 4

 

 

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Location:

Booths will be placed all around
Lamar Missouri Constitution Square
1004 Gulf Street
Lamar, MO 64759

Date/Time Information:
Friday, Oct 6th
Robbery at Tractor's BBQ
6:30 pm Skit in Tractors parking lot

Saturday October 7th
9am - 4pm ~ Full Schedule listed in description area
Contact Information:
Barton County Chamber Staff
Fees/Admission:

Free to the Public!
$25 12x12 booth (Members Only)
$50 12x12 booth (Non-Members)
$50 Food Vendor (Members Only)
$100 Food Vendor (Non-Members)

We accept payments in the form of cash, money order, credit card & check. Make checks payable to:  Barton County Chamber of Commerce

Refunds will be issued only until August 1st.

VENDOR LIST**

 

 

 

** List is manually updated by staff weekly.  To secure your place at our event please ensure payment is rendered as soon as possible.  

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