- Published on Wednesday, 07 May 2014 14:21
- Written by Wes Wade
The 2014 Perryville Mayfest begins tonight and runs through Saturday on the Square in Perryville, MO. This annual event routinely draws crowds in the thousands from all over the region. Mayfest is a great community oriented event offering plenty of opportunities to visit with old friends and make new ones too.
Wednesday and Thursday nights beginning at 5:30pm Mayfest kicks off with a carnival on the American Legion Parking lot. The carnival will open at 5pm on Friday and 11:30am on Saturday with Wednesday through Friday being armband Night.
Beginning at 6pm Friday, a parade featuring the Wonder Wheelers Unicycle Troup will travel from Perryville City Park to the Downtown Square. Also on Friday there will be a Youth Art Show with activities and games for the family. For entertainment, The Tungsten Groove Band will begin playing on the main stage at 7:30pm.
Saturday has a host of activities from Bed Races and Diaper Contest to Quilt Shows and Antique Tractors. Roving jugglers, magicians and balloon animal creators compliment the craft and food vendors as well as the live music of Rustic plus Griffin and the Gargoyles. Saturday scheduled events begin at 8am.
Below is the entire schedule but be sure to check with the Chamber regarding any changes or visit their Facebook page.
Click here for the photos we took at Mayfest 2011