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Holiday Parade

Santa's Workshop

Saturday, November 18th at 10 a.m. in Downtown Chillicothe.  This year’s theme is “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”

Kids Christmas and Memory Tree Dedication Ceremony

Memory Tree

Thursday December 1 Kids Christmas shopping event – small business shopping geared towards our smallest customers all in one place with Santa’s helpers.  4-6 p. Downtown Courthouse Memory Tree Dedication 6 pm in Silver Moon plaza – purchase an ornament in memory of a loved one to decorate this magnificent tree in the heart of… Read more »


Festival of Lights bridge tunnel

November 18th is the most festival day of the year starting at 10am with the Holiday Parade. After that, holiday shopping and sales, food, and fun await. The finale of the DAY is the opening ceremony for the Festival of Lights at 5:30 pm at Simpson Park Happy Holi-DAY to all!

Sliced Bread Day

sliced bread day

The state of Missouri has declared July 7th as Sliced Bread Day in Missouri. Celebrate with us in the Home of Sliced Bread, Chillicothe, MO. Enjoy parades, contests, shopping, concerts, and more.


car show

Cars, trucks, and Motorcycles. 50’s and 60’s music. Awards for all classes, plus Special Awards. Pre-entries receive a free t-shirt.


chautauqua at the park

Two‑day festival features fine arts, crafts, traditional arts, demonstrations, children’s activities, food and entertainment for the entire family.