Mark your calendars. After a year of lockdowns and cancelled events, we are excited to announce we are back. The combined events of Dawson’s Run, Joplin Art in the Park, Joplin Car Show, and the Joplin Motor Rodeo will take place Saturday, June 19th. Watch for details on this event page for a list of all the things available for you to do and see that day.
The day’s events kickoff with Dawson’s Run. Make sure to pre-register with Jada Fraser to assure yourself a race t-shirt. Race check in starts at 9:00 am in front of the old Joplin Mart. The race start time is 10:00 am. There is a one-mile and three-mile race.
Car show registration is from 9:00-11:00 am in the northeast corner of the park. The award ceremony for the car show will be at 4:00 pm at the park gazebo.
From 10:00 am-4:00 pm area vendors will be selling their goods in the park. Food and drinks will be available throughout the day. You will find Nancy’s bar wagon right next to the horseshoe tournament.
Do not forget the kids, there will be lots for them to do. The Kids Zone will have rides, inflatables, and lots of fun treats.
Stay around for the evening events.
Gone are the snowmobile races, but do not fear there will be tons of excitement as the Juvat crew are expanding the Joplin Motor Rodeo at the old Joplin football field. Food and drinks will continue into the night at the field.
"Big Sky Drive: will provide live music both Friday and Saturday night at Nancy’s Bar.
We can always use more volunteers, locals that want to get more involved with this event please give us a call.
Hope you can join us for a fun day filled full of events for the whole family.