Kids Fest



Head to Ellis-Porter Riverside Park to enjoy entertainment, games, education, and hands-on activities for kids of all ages! There will be a variety of vendors and concessions for sale. Free admission.

When: June 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Ellis-Porter Riverside Park


Kids Fishing Derby

Binder Lake

Come cast your line into Binder Lake! Prizes and trophies will be awarded for smallest, largest, and most fish caught by age categories ranging from under five years to 16.

When: June 8, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Binder Lake


JCMO Art Around Town

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Join JC Parks for an evening of fantastic artwork displayed at different locations around Jefferson City! Guests can start at any location and enjoy many different art mediums. Several locations will have artists onsite for live demonstrations. Follow JC Parks on Facebook for a list of locations.

When: June 13, 4 - 8 p.m.
Where: Various Locations in JCMO 


Juneteenth Heritage Festival


Get ready to celebrate freedom and culture at the 24th Annual Juneteenth-Jefferson City Heritage Festival on June 15, 2024! This event is free for all, so come out and celebrate!

Join for a day filled with excitement and joy as we commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans with an unforgettable lineup of events and activities, including dance performances, live music, a car show, and delicious food. 

When: June 15, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Community Park


Thursday Night Live

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Come dance in the streets and enjoy live music from local bands! June's Thursday Night Live will feature Shiloh Country Band, a country and country rock cover band.

When: June 20, 6 - 10 p.m.
Where: Downtown Jefferson City


Jefferson Landing State Historic Site Backyard Concert Series

Backyard Concert Series

Jefferson Landing State Historic Site is excited to invite you to its 9th season of live music on the Lohman Lawn. This year we're introducing a "new to the Lohman" group to the series and bringing back some old favorites. These are family-friendly BYOC (bring your chair) events, so bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic suppers for a summer of music that captures Missouri's music traditions, past and present.

In the first performance of the 2024 concert series, Rod, John, and Buff Music performs folk, rock, country, and traditional music from the 1970s to today.

When: June 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Jefferson Landing State Historic Site

Visit our event calendar for even more exciting events in JCMO!