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Gladfest 2021

October 1, 2, 3

Downtown Gladstone

Linden Square

Thank you to these
2021 Gladfest Sponsors
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Congratulations to these 2021 Winners!

 

Little Mr and Miss Gladfest Contest

LIttle Miss Gladfest- Gemma McConnell

Little Mr Gladfest - Emmett Dowell 

Gladfest Princess - Maddyn Emery

Gladfest Prince - Carter Gray

Gladfest Parade Winners

Mayor’s Choice - Miss Dianna's School of Dance
Chamber Chair Choice - Pride Martial Arts
Parade Marshal’s Choice - The Movie Car Man 

Announcer’s Choice - Ibsen Dance

 

Best Display of Theme - Easter Seals
Best Display of Originality and Creativity - KC Longboarders

Most Crowd Pleasing - Scout Troop 606/607

Most Spirited - Good Shepherd UMC Gladstone

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GLADFEST 42

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

Be a 2021 Gladfest Sponsor! Click here for plans to fit all budgets
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Gladfest is planned for our Community to get together and enjoy the sights and sounds of a local Fall Festival.

Check out what's happening this year!

 

IT'S BACK for 2021!! 

The Digital Scavenger Hunt returns to Gladfest!

The winner receives a

$300.00 Hy-Vee grocery card

courtesy of the Gladstone Hy-Vee

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The Gladfest Parade starts at 10am on Saturday, Oct 2nd

The parade stages at 65th & North Oak. travels North on North Oak to 70th Street; East on 70th Street to North Holmes; North on N Holmes to 72nd Street;

East on 72nd Street and end in the Antioch Bible Baptist Church Parking Lot

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Ongoing entertainment on the

Linden Square Stage all weekend!

See Schedule of Events Below

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The Carnival will be open all three days for kids of all ages. 

Regular price is $1 per ticket and rides average 3 to 4 tickets per ride

 

$23 "All You Can Ride" Wristband Specials on

Friday, Oct 1st from 5:00PM to 10:00pm

Saturday, Oct 2nd from Noon to 5:00PM & 5:00PM to 10:00PM

(each time frame has a SEPARATE Wristband)

and Sunday, Oct 3rd from Noon to 4:00 PM

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Kids Corner presented by Oakhill Day School will have many family friendly activities to check out. Find them in the tent on the playground of their Cherry Street Campus

Marketplace Tents, located on the west side of the Gladstone Community Center on Holmes, offer valuable contacts with local businesses and civic organizations.

Larger commercial vendors and the best in food and beverages will be found along 70th Street and along N. Holmes

 

Arts and Crafts vendors can be found in the tents west of City Hall and south of the carnival

 LIKE the Gladfest Facebook page to stay updated on Gladstone's Biggest Party!

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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 - 7 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                               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                          Now and Then                                                                   Linden Square Stage

TIME
SATURDAY, OCT 2nd EVENTS
LOCATION

10 AM - Noon                      Gladfest Parade

The parade stages at 65th & North Oak, travels North on North Oak to 70th Street; East on 70th Street to North Holmes;

North on N Holmes to 72nd Street;

East on 72nd Street and end in the Antioch Bible Baptist Church Parking Lot.

10 AM - 6 PM

Train Show Exhibit

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

11:45 AM                                    Parade Winners Announced                                             Linden Square Stage

Noon - 10 PM                            Carnival - All you can ride wristband $23 good from

                                                     Noon-5p & 5p-10p (separate bands for each time frame)    North of City Hall

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

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM                  Pride Martial Arts                                                                 Linden Square Stage  

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM                    Miss Dianna's School of Dance                                          Linden Square Stage

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM                    Ignite Contemporary KC                                                      Linden Square Stage  

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM                    Ibsen Dance Theatre                                                            Linden Square Stage

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM                    Spark Spot Arts Entertainment Center                             Linden Square Stage

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM                    Mad Science                                                                          Linden Square Stage

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM                    Animal Interaction/Adoption (Gladstone Animal Control)    Linden Square Stage

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM                    Fire Safety Demo (Gladstone Fire Dept)                                 Linden Square Stage

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM                    School of Rock                                                                     Linden Square Stage

7:30 PM - 10 PM                       The Accidental Moguls                                                      Linden Square Stage

TIME

7:30 AM

Noon - 4 PM

SUNDAY, OCT 3rd EVENTS

Scarecrow 5K Run/Walk - Click Here for More Info

Carnival All you can ride wristbands $23

LOCATION

Linden Square

Gladstone City Hall Parking Lot

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