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The following events were supplied to us by festival organizers and tourism offices throughout the state, and selected by Midwest Living editors. This is not intended as an all-inclusive list of all events in this state. If you decide to go, call first: Dates and specific events can change at the last minute.

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Discover Downtown/Apple Blossom Festival
St. Joseph, May 5, 2018

Discover Downtown St. Joseph! Watch the Apple Blossom Parade from Felix Street Square, then spend the afternoon shopping from the many local merchants set up at Coleman Hawkins Park, including food vendors. Live entertainment at the gazebo Saturday afternoon. Includes Apple Blossom Barbecue Contest at Civic Center Park. Full calendar of events at StJoMo.com. (facebook.com/downtownstj; 800-785-0360)

Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival
St. Joseph, June 8-9

Join in the celebration of St. Joseph’s native son, Coleman Hawkins, with all-day concerts by famed area jazz musicians. Includes art vendors and concessions. Admission is free. Coleman Hawkins Park on Felix Street Square, 701 Felix Street. Full calendar of events at StJoMo.com. (800-785-0360; colemanhawkins.org)

Trails West! Festival
St. Joseph, August 17-19

The largest event in Northwest Missouri offers music, dance, fine arts, crafts and interactive experiences for the whole family. As the sun goes down the main stage comes alive to bring the talents of national recording artists from Country, Rock, and Blues to St. Joseph. Full calendar of events at StJoMo.com. (800-785-0360; stjoearts.com)

Sound of Speed Airshow
St. Joseph, August 25-26

The United States Navy's flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels will display their exceptional flying prowess at the Sound of Speed Air Show at Rosecrans Memorial Airport. The Blue Angels Team squadron, comprised of Navy and Marine pilots, was formed in 1946 making it the second oldest flying aerobatic team in the world. Full calendar of events at StJoMo.com. (800-785-0360; stjairshow.com)






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