Willard is a family-focused town and it shows in our events. Throughout the year you will find many things to do with family and friends.
City Wide Garage Sale – hosted by Willard Area Chamber of Commerce
Date: First weekend in June
Info: Be sure to either take part of this huge event or be ready to buy some great deals! We provide the map with garage sale locations.
Freedom Fest – hosted by Willard Parks
Date: Last weekend in June
Contact: (417)742-2262 ● www.willardfreedomfest.com
Info: For 50+ years the City of Willard has hosted one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the area, with live music, Pool Party, Miss Firecracker Pageant, Car Show & Freedom Parade, and Fireworks Show. Stop by and visit your favorite local businesses in the Chamber Village!
Freedom Feast – hosted by Willard Area Chamber of Commerce
Date: Last weekend in June – in conjunction with Freedom Fest
Contact: (417)742-2442 ● www.willardfreedomfest.com/freedom-feast-bbq-cook-off
Info: Freedom Feast is Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society
9/11 Flag Planting – hosted by Willard Area Chamber of Commerce
Date: September 10th
Info: In honor of 9/11, Willard community members go to each home, business, church, etc through the Willard area and plants an American flag in each yard.
Fall on the Frisco – hosted by Willard Area Chamber of Commerce
Date: September 21, 2019; 8am-3:30pm
Info: In partnership with the City of Willard and the Willard School District we are featuring Willard’s first Fall on the Frisco! This is an outdoor event on Jackson Street. There will be arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, live music, bounce houses and more!
Christmas on the Frisco hosted by the City of Willard and Willard Parks
Contact: (417)742-2262 ● www.christmasonthefrisco.com
Info: Willard Trailhead, 515 E. Jackson St., Willard MO. Join us for fun holiday-themed activities throughout the day. A 5k Color Run, breakfast with Santa Claus, craft fair, parade, beauty pageant, and flipping the switch to the Frisco Highline Trailhead Christmas lighting display.