Ozarks Celebration Festival

Celebrate the Ozarks with us on Sept. 9-11.

Experience the music and culture that make us unique at this year’s Ozarks Celebration Festival. The 19th annual event will feature more than 300 exhibitors and musicians across four campus stages.

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Dan Tyminski and Ronnie Bowman perform at Missouri State University's Ozarks Celebration Festival

Bluegrass stars return to Concert Under the Stars

Dan Tyminski and Ronnie Bowman will return to the festival Sept. 9 to headline the Concert Under the Stars.

About the festival

The Ozarks Celebration Festival is an entertaining and educational look at the region's culture and heritage featuring dozens of artists and craftspeople plus four stages of traditional music and dance, storytelling, historical characters, exhibits, kids' area, and much more.

Location & Parking

You'll find us on the campus of Missouri State University. Several parking facilities and shuttle services are available.

Schedule of Events

Check the complete list of events, including bluegrass performances, storytelling and lectures about the Ozarks.


Learn about all the artists, craftspeople, exhibitors, lecturers, performers, storytellers and vendors.