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Pioneer Heritage Festival of the Ozarks


 FRIDAY , SEPTEMBER 30, 2022  from 10am to 7pm

  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2022 from 9am to 7pm

 FOX TROTTERS PARK,  One mile north of AVA, MISSOURI on Highway 5


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Want to EXHIBIT your  heritage skills?  We’ve had  everything from flint knappers and potters to bee keepers and  weavers!  Set up is free. You may sell your own handmade wares – but must be willing to demonstrate your skills.  Here’s the application form:  PHFO 2022 Exhibitor Application

Want to JAM? – Amateur musicians playing traditional music are all welcome to join in a jam session.  See the music stage schedule.

Dress up in PERIOD CLOTHES?  Go to the Costume Contest page for details!

Join the YOUTH TALENT SHOW?  Young musicians up to age 18 who play a traditional stringed instrument can enter. Go to the Youth Talent Show page for information!

TELEPHONE:  (417) 746-4006   EMAIL:  heritage417@gmail.com

PO Box 1376,   AVA, MO  65608


Pioneer Heritage Festival of the Ozarks, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.  Our mission is to preserve traditional Ozarks culture and skills, acknowledge local artisans, and build new community traditions.

Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.  Additional funding has come from a grant from the Douglas County Community Foundation


as well as from donations from individuals and businesses.  We thank everyone who has contributed!

While information on our website is accurate to the best of our knowledge when it was posted, it may be subject to change. Thus PHFO, Inc. makes no guarantees as to accuracy, reliability, and completeness of this content.