Schedule

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
WEDNESDAY, June 1st at 5:00 P.M.
(unless otherwise stated)
NO EXCEPTIONS
To register, call the contact person listed.
CARNIVAL
Jones & Company Carnival
Thursday – Friday 6 – 10 P.M.
Saturday 1 – 5 P.M. and 6 – 10 P.M.
ARMBANDS:  $20 per day

THURSDAY, JUNE 2nd
1:00 13-POINT PITCH TOURNAMENT
Betty Brazelton Center

6:00 – 10:00 FOOD, CRAFT & RETAIL BOOTHS OPEN
Contact Amy MacEwen, 816-596-1238.

6:30 OPENING CEREMONIES
Kyle Beane, Festival Emcee

6:45 SENIOR ADULT KING AND QUEEN CONTEST
Nominate your favorite senior 65 and older at participating Lathrop businesses.
Contact Jen Lanning 816-699-6346
Sponsored by Lathrop Assembly of God Church

7:00 AWARDS CEREMONY
Rotary Citizen of the Year
Friendship Festival Grand Marshal

7:15 FARM FESTIVAL GAMES
Sponsored by Lathrop Chiropractic

8:15 ROTARY 50/50 RAFFLE & BALL DROP

8:30 SOCA JUKEBOX – Steel Drum Band

FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd
9:00 – 11:30 KIDS MORNING IN THE PARK Kid’s activities and lunch served at 11am at the Lathrop Park. Contact Carrie Sellers, 816-665-5706.
Sponsored by Carrie’s Child Care 2.0

6:00 – 10:00 FOOD, CRAFT & RETAIL BOOTHS OPEN

6:00 – 10:00 AXE THROWING Closed toe shoes and signed waiver REQUIRED.

6:00 – 10:00 MECHANICAL BULL RIDING Signed waiver REQUIRED.

6:30 FARM FESTIVAL GAMES
Sponsored by Lathrop Chiropractic

7:00 FESTIVAL BINGO
Betty Brazelton Center

7:00 FARM SCAVENGER HUNT
Sponsored by Williams Family Farm

7:30 LIP SYNC BATTLE
Sponsored by Volkmann Construction

8:15 ROTARY 50/50 RAFFLE & BALL DROP

8:30 THE CODY VANDERAU BAND – Local Country Music Favorite

SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH
MORNING
7:00 – 10:00 PANCAKE BREAKFAST
First Baptist Church serving pancakes, sausage – free will donation.
Sponsored by The First Baptist Church.

7:30 5K RUN/WALK
Entry Fee: $20. Proceeds will benefit the LHS Volleyball team. Contact Nita Lewis, 573-355-3567. Complete Google Form to sign up at www.lathropfestival.com

8:00 FOOD, CRAFT & RETAIL BOOTHS OPEN

8:00 DOG SHOW
Eligible dogs MUST be legal by city ordinance (NO PIT BULLS) and NOT IN HEAT. Register behind stage before contest.
Sponsored by Kaylen Piekenbrock Jones of Fancy Paws Grooming

8:00 DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT
Lathrop Middle School Gym. Visit lathropfestival.com for more information.
Contact Jaime Reeves, 816-787-5577
Sponsored by Lathrop PTO

9:00 – 4:00 LATHROP QUILT SHOW
Lathrop Community Center at 406 Elm Street
Cost $1 to view and vote on your favorite quilt. Forms available at City Hall. Contact Don Burkholder 816-509-4061 or Jennifer Hardesty 913-552-8450.
Sponsored by The Lathrop Sew-N-Sews

9:00 – 11:00 GREASED PIG CONTEST
Age Groups: Kids (12 & Under), Teens (13 – 18), Adults (Male & Female) at the Lathrop City Park. Register at the City Park before contest. $5 entry fee.
Sponsored by LATHROP FFA

9:00 BABY SHOW
Contact Martha Martin, 816-528-3218 or Michelle Dalinghaus. 712-269-4046.
Sponsored by Karen’s Hair Station

9:30 LITTLE MISTER UNIVERSE & MISS BATHING BEAUTY
2 & 3 year olds. Contact Carrie Sellers, 816-528-4452.
Sponsored by Carrie’s Child Care

9:45 LITTLE MISTER & MISS LATHROP
4 & 5 year olds or enrolled in Kindergarten 2022-2023 school year. Lathrop School District. Contact Michele Wells, 816-632-0429.
Sponsored by Michele Wells

11:00 FROG RACES Ages 5-12 Bring your own frog! Registration begins at 10:45. Contact Megan Henry, 816-589-3175.
Sponsored by Stith Family Funeral Home

AFTERNOON
11:00 – 2:00 BAKED POTATO & SALAD BAR – Lathrop United Methodist Church, free will donation.

1:00 PARADE
Check in between 11:00 and 12:30 in the Lathrop Middle School parking lot.
Contact Jennifer Morrison 816-882-6213
Sponsored by Goppert Financial Bank

2:00 – 4:00 HOMEMADE ICE CREAM, CAKE & PIE SOCIAL
Masonic Lodge – Downtown Lathrop

2:00 FESTIVAL BINGO – CLEAN UP
Betty Brazelton Center

2:00 – 5:00 CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
Register at Festival Stage before tournament. Contact Megan Nichols 816-719-7323
Sponsored by Lathrop After Prom

2:00 – 10:00 AXE THROWING Closed toe shoes and signed waiver REQUIRED.

5:00 PEDAL TRACTOR PULL
Entry Fee: Kids $2, Adults $5. Contact Travis Harris, 816-223-5494
Sponsored by Harris Excavating & Construction

EVENING
6:00 – 10:00 MECHANICAL BULL RIDING Signed waiver REQUIRED.

6:00 FESTIVAL TALENT SHOW
For more information visit lathropfestival.com. Contact Darian James 816-645-4480 or via
email at darian.james10@gmail.com.
Sponsored by The Hamilton Bank

7:00 MILITARY TRIBUTE

7:15 DEAL OR NO DEAL
Sponsored by Cooters Plumbing

8:15 ROTARY 50/50 RAFFLE & BALL DROP

8:30 SHAWN GERHARD – With an unparalleled attention to detail, Shawn Gerhard has spent years crafting the most accurate tribute to award-winning country entertainer Garth Brooks anywhere.