Gearing Up For a Great Good Ol' Days in 2016!
Fort Scott's 35th annual Good Ol' Days Festival kicks off Thursday night at 6:00 PM with Fort Scott Idol at Memorial Hall. Enjoy the best in Local talent and see who will be proclaimed this years's Fort Scott Idol! Friday night, June 3rd at 6:00 PM is the Grand Parade through Historic downtown Fort Scott. This year's theme is: "100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service" and promises fun and excitement for your entire family! Be sure to bring your lawn chairs!
New this year: the Street Fair/Marketplace will be open on Friday night! Vendors on North Main between Wall Street and Skubitz Plaza will be open for business from 5 – 10 pm. You can stroll the street, enjoy Friday's exciting entertainment and shop our wonderful vendors! On Saturday, The Street Fair/Marketplace will be open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and vendors on Main Street will stretch from 3rd Street to Skubitz Plaza.
Friday night at Skubitz Plaza from 8 – 11 pm, Bill and Monica’s Excellent Adventure takes the stage!
Bill and Monica's Excellent Adventure is a band to end all bands…well, cover and tribute bands at least. Bill and Monica’s Excellent Adventure (BAM) delivers high energy 90’s music to enthusiastic crowds. With a wide variety of styles at their disposal, BAM leaves you humming Gen X anthems you thought you had forgotten. From C&C Music Factory to Nirvana, Alanis to Sublime, and everything in between, BAM is truly a memorable jukebox for an era!
Spike Blake as Half of Dueling Pianos!
Saturday, starting at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm on the Plaza Stage, Half of Dueling Pianos will perform. Dueling pianos is one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the Midwest and across the nation today. Half of Dueling Pianos is a unique twist on the dueling pianos concept. Spike Blake is Half of Dueling Pianos and the audience is "the other half." With Spike, you get an all request traditional dueling pianos and comedy show, a kickin’ dance band, and highly interactive DJ hits, ALL IN ONE SHOW! It’s entertaining and fresh from beginning to end. Spike will also entertain on Saturday night at Skubitz Plaza 8 – 11 pm.