Gladfest is pushed back on when applications will be available to July 15. This is subject to change based on what Clay County Public Health Dept. says in the next phase due to the pandemic.

 

GLADFEST 41 - 2020

Downtown Gladstone/Linden Square

Friday, October 2nd, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

2020 Band to be announced Soon!

Saturday, October 3rd, 10:00 am- 10:00 pm

2020 Band to be Announced Soon!

Sunday, October 4th 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CARNIVAL ONLY - No Vendors Open

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.

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

2019 Winners of the Little Mr and Miss Contest

Jackson Saladin
Layla Bucher
Lucas North
Scarlet Shore

 

 

 

Booth space is secured on a first come, first PAID basis
 

Crafters

  • Information and Application available July 1st

Marketplace

  • Information and Application available July 1st

Events:

  • Little Mr/Miss Application Form - available July 1st

Parade Forms:

  • Information and Application available July 1st

 2019 Gladfest Schedule of Events

TIME

5 PM - 8 PM

5 PM - 8 PM

5 PM - 10 PM

5 PM - 10 PM

5 PM - 10 PM

5 PM - 10 PM

5 PM - 10 PM                            Wood Chux Axe Throwing

5:50 PM

6 PM - 7 PM

7:30 PM - 10 PM

FRIDAY, OCT 4TH EVENTS
LOCATION

Kids Corner presented by Oakhill Day School

Train Show Exhibit

Carnival - All you can ride wristbands 5-10 PM $23

Marketplace Booths Open

Arts and Crafts Booths Open

The Interactive Funfield, Inflatables, Camel Rides

& Knockerball

Welcome by Mayor and City Council

Little Mr. & Miss / Gladfest Prince & Princess

Midnight Rodeo

Shelter on N. Campbell

Gladstone Community Center

Gladstone City Hall Parking Lot

N Holmes St, 70th St, Public Safety Dr

Public Safety Dr - West of City Hall

Central Park

70th St., South of Linden Square

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

TIME
SATURDAY, OCT 5TH EVENTS
LOCATION

10 AM - Noon

Gladfest Parade

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.

10 AM - 6 PM

Train Show Exhibit

Community Center

10 AM - 10 PM

10 AM - 10 PM

Marketplace Booths Open

Arts and Crafts Booths Open

N Holmes St, 70th St, Public Safety Dr

Public Safety Dr. - West of City Hall

10 AM - 10 PM

The Interactive Funfield 

Central Park

11:45 AM

Parade Winners Announced

Linden Square Stage

70th St. South of Linden Square

North of City Hall

Noon - 4 PM                    Wood Chux Axe Thowing

Noon - 10 PM                    Carnival ( All you can ride wristband from noon-5

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

Kid's Corner presented by Oakhill Day School

Noon - 8 PM

Playgound East of Oakhill Day School

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM           Pride Martial Arts      

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM             Creative Arts Academy

1:30 PM - 2:00 Pm             Miss Dianna's School of Dance

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM             Exotics-R-Us

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM             Mad Science

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

7:30 PM - 10 PM

4 Fried Chickens and A Coke

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

Linden Square Stage

 Linden Square Stage

TBA

Dave Panico, Soaring Saxman

School of Rock

TIME

7:30 AM

Noon - 4 PM

SUNDAY, OCT. 6TH EVENTS

Scarecrow 5K Run/Walk

Carnival All you can ride wristbands $23

LOCATION

Linden Square

Gladstone City Hall Parking Lot

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