Fort Scott's Good Ol' Days 2017!

New things are coming to the 36th annual Good Ol’ Days festival, as well as your old favorites!

Join us on Thursday, June 1, for Fort Scott Talent Extravaganza! You’ve watched contestants sing during Fort Scott Idol, now you can enjoy their many other talents. Fort Scott Talent Extravaganza is a mix of all kinds of talent from singing, to dancing, to playing instruments and much more. Come to Memorial Hall and cheer on your favorites!

Friday night is full of events. Vendors on North Main (between Wall Street and Skubitz) will be open for business again this year, so get ready to shop on Friday! The Tom Davis Dragoon Charge (previously the Dragoon Charge) has moved from Saturday morning to Friday night and will follow a new route! Before the parade, walkers and runners will start at 6th and Main and follow the parade route until they get to North National, then head to the Riverfront Trails to finish the race. Red Garter will perform their first show at 7:00 on Friday night and will continue all day Saturday at the First Street Stage behind the pavilion.

On Saturday, June 3, we are excited to partner with Adam LaRoche, Buck Commander and Duck Commander to bring you the BBCO Outdoor Expo. Outdoor vendors will be lined up on Main Street between 1st Street and 3rd Street. Outdoor events will also be taking place in the parking lot on the northeast corner of Main Street and 3rd Street. A few of the scheduled events are a sanctioned turkey calling contest, duck calling contest, dunk tank, virtual shooting booth and casting contest. A full schedule of events will be available closer to the festival. You won’t want to miss it!

Evening entertainment is scheduled for Friday night and Saturday night. Friday night will feature The Crayons, a band from the KC area that plays 60’s and 70’s music. You will hear songs from The Byrds, Kinks, Rolling Stones, Searchers, Zombies, Monkees, Hollies, CCR, Badfinger, Beach Boys and much more! On Saturday night, Shotgun & Lace will play at Skubitz Plaza. S&L is a country/rock trio made up of siblings from Schell City, Missouri. Accompanying their signature harmony, and undoubtedly what sets them apart, is the sister’s twin fiddles. Both classically trained and equipped with years of experience, the girls bring a refreshing element not often found in country music.

We hope you join us for a fun-filled weekend at the 2017 Good Ol’ Days!