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Gladfest 2021

October 1, 2, 3

Downtown Gladstone

Linden Square


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        Thank you to these 2019 Gladfest Sponsors
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GLADFEST 42

Downtown Gladstone/Linden Square

Friday, October 1st, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday, October 2nd, 10:00 am- 10:00 pm

Sunday, October 3rd 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CARNIVAL ONLY - No Vendors

Booth space secured on a first come

first PAID basis

 

Crafters

 Marketplace

Events

Parade Forms

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2019 Winners of the Little Mr and Miss Contest

Jackson Saladin
Layla Bucher
Lucas North
Scarlet Shore

 

2019 Gladfest Parade Winners
Business 1st place - Marx Family Dental
Business 2nd place - Miss Diana’s School of Dance

Non Profit 1st place - Boy Scout Troop 606
Non Profit 2nd place - Good Shepherd Church

Best Use of Theme 1st place - Summit Heating & Cooling
Best Use of Theme 2nd place - Family Foot Doctors

Best Musical Use of Theme - NKC High School

Best Use of Sam the Scarecrow- The Grove Church

Mayor’s Choice - Ibsen Dance Theatre
Chamber Chair Choice - Winnetoka High School
Parade Marshal’s Choice - Oakhill Day School
Announcer’s Choice - East Buchanan Marching Band

Gladfest is a wonderful fall festival with something for everyone!

Don't miss the Parade on Saturday morning and the ongoing entertainment on the Linden Square Stage!

The Carnival will be open all three days for kids of all ages.  It will offer "All You Can Ride" wristband specials for $23 on  Saturday, Oct 5th from Noon to 5:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM (each time frame has a SEPARATE Wristband) , and on Sunday, Oct 6th from Noon to 4:00 PM. Regular price is $1 per ticket and rides average 3 to 4 tickets per ride.

Kids Corner presented by Oakhill Day School and the Interactive Funfield (located in the northeast corner of Gladfest in Central Park) have many family friendly activities to check out. 

 

Marketplace Tents, offering valuable contacts with local businesses and civic organizations, will be located on the west side of the Gladstone Community Center on Holmes. Larger commercial vendors and the best in food and beverages will be found along 70th Street and N. Holmes.  Arts and Crafts vendors will be located west of City Hall and south of the carnival.

 

As the fun is planned it will be added to the Schedule of Events below or LIKE the Gladfest Facebook page to stay updated!

 

Hoping to offer the Digital Scavenger Hunt again!

In 2019, the winner received a GRAND PRIZE of gift cards to 3 of 

Gladstone's Downtown Merchants - $100 Summit Grill, $100 Stone Canyon Pizza, $50 Laughing Place Bakery.

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 2021 Gladfest Schedule of Events

TIME
FRIDAY, OCT 1st EVENTS
LOCATION

5 PM - 8 PM                                 Kids Corner presented by Oakhill Day School               Playground of Oakhill Day School North           

5 PM - 8 PM                                 Train Show Exhibit                                                              Gladstone Community Center

5 PM - 10 PM                               Carnival - All You Can Ride Wristbands $23                   Gladstone City Hall Parking Lot

5 PM - 10 PM                               The Interactive Funfield featuring...                                Central Park

5 PM - 10 PM                               Wood Chux Axe Throwing                                                 70 St, South of Linden Square

5 PM - 10 PM                               Marketplace Booths Open                                                N Holmes St, 70th St, Public Safety Dr              

5 PM - 10 PM                               Arts and Crafts Booths Open                                           Public Safety Dr - West of City Hall

5:50 PM                                        Welcome by Mayor and City Council                               Linden Square Stage

6 PM - 7 PM                                 Little Mr & Miss/Gladfest Prince & Princess                   Linden Square Stage

7:30 PM - 10 PM                          TBA                                                                                       Linden Square Stage

TIME
SATURDAY, OCT 2nd EVENTS

10 AM - Noon                             Gladfest Parade

10 AM - 6 PM

Train Show Exhibit

LOCATION

Starts at Shady Lane  & N Oak; North to NE 72nd St;  East on 72nd to N. Holmes;  South on N Holmes past City Hall and through the festival to head West on 70th St past Linden Square and ending at the Security Bank parking lot at 70th and N Oak.

Community Center

10 AM - 10 PM                        Market place Booths Open                                                N Holmes St, 70th St, Public Safety Dr

10 AM - 10 PM                         Arts and Crafts Booths Open                                            Public Safety Dr - West of City Hall

10 AM - 10 PM                        The Interactive Funfield featuring...                                  Central Park

11:45 AM                                 Parade Winners Announced                                               Linden Square Stage

Noon - 4 PM                        Wood Chux Axe Thowing                                                    70th St South of Linden Square                       

Noon - 10 PM                        Carnival ( All you can ride wristband from noon-5           North of City Hall

                                                 & 5-10 pm $23 each, separate bands for each time

Noon - 8 PM                          Kids Corner presented by Oakhill Day School                   Playground of Oakhill Day School North

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM             TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage  

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM               TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage

1:30 PM - 2:00 Pm               TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage  

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM               TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM               TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM               TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM               TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM               TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage

7:30 PM - 10 PM                  TBA                                                                                             Linden Square Stage

TIME

7:30 AM

Noon - 4 PM

SUNDAY, OCT 3rd EVENTS

Scarecrow 5K Run/Walk

Carnival All you can ride wristbands $23

LOCATION

Linden Square

Gladstone City Hall Parking Lot