The 46th Annual SantaCaliGon Days Festival in Independence, Missouri, commemorates the origin of the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon trails during the country’s great westward expansion in the 1800's by adventurous pioneers. Today, it celebrates family and fun! More than 300,000 festival-goers spend Labor Day weekend at the region’s oldest and largest 4-day festival.
Labor Day Weekend
August 31st - September 3rd, 2018
Historic Independence Square, Independence, Mo 64050
(Osage to Memorial Drive, between Truman and Walnut Streets)
Friday, August 31st noon-11 pm
Saturday, Sept. 1st 10 am-11 pm
Sunday, Sept 2nd 10 am-11pm
Monday, Sept 3rd 10 am-5 pm
The Carnival opens on Thursday night!
Hours and prices are listed on the Entertainment page!
Parking is available at the Community of Christ Auditorium parking lot located at 1001 W. Walnut
The auditorium has four entrances: west, east, south, and north
The west entrance is the main parking area (off Crysler Street) of the auditorium.
Parking is FREE- Shuttle is $1/person (12 and older) to festival grounds
Shuttles pick up every 15 minutes.
Handicap accessible shuttles are available
Shuttle is $1/person (12 and older) return to parking lot