New Madrid, Missouri

Upcoming Events in New Madrid Missouri


8 - 13 Eagle Fest Carnival - Food, games, rides, and lots of fun. Downtown New Madrid

Address: Downtown New Madrid , New Madrid, Missouri
Ph: 573-748-5300 (Always call and confirm events)

20 Easter Egg Hunt - Four age groups of children can hunt eggs in the yard of a Victorian mansion.

Address: The Hunter Dawson Home State Historic Site, 312 Dawson Rd. , New Madrid, Missouri
Ph: 573-748-5340 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


15 - 16 Cabela's King Kat Tournamnet - An outdoor festival including a fishing tournament, archery competition, skeetshoot, and craft fair all in the Riverfront Park area in downtown. There will also be a car/motorcycle show on May 31.

Address: New Madrid City Park, Davis Street , New Madrid, Missouri
Ph: 877-748-5300 (Always call and confirm events)


4 July 4th Celebration - Live entertainment starting 6:00 pm followed by fireworks on the Mississippi River at Riverfront Park.

Address: Riverfront Park , New Madrid, Missouri
Ph: 877-748-5300 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 573-748-5402
Fee: Free


20 Merchants Christmas Open House - Merchants in Historic Downtown New Madrid have a special showing of all new Christmas merchandise and displays. Refreshments served.

Hours: 1 - 5 p.m.

Address: Main Street , New Madrid, Missouri
Ph: 877-748-5300 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


29 - 30 Christmas Candlelight Tours - Oldest American city west of Mississippi offering free Candlelight tours in a Victorian Home and a Open House at Museum and One Room School decorated in time periods.

The house will be decorated in lavish Victorian style with hundreds of feet of pine roping and three Christmas trees with ribbons and trimmings � all illuminated by oil lamps and candlelight. Staff in period costume will be on had to answer questions and will serve refreshments. 6 pm to 8:30 pm.

Address: Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site , New Madrid, Missouri
Ph: 877-748-5300 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Higgerson School Historic Site

Restored to the one-room school that operated at Higgerson Landing on the Mississippi River in 1948

New Madrid, MO Historic Schoolhouses

Mississippi River Observation Deck

Stroll down the 120 foot observation deck and view the one of a kind 20 mile long "Bessie Bend" of the Mississippi River. Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the mighty Mississippi and see an interpretive exhibit on the Civil War Battle of Island No. 10

New Madrid, MO Natural Attractions

Hunter-Dawson Park

Nice shady park with a paved and lighted walking trail, new four baseball field complex, soccer, volleyball, playground equipment, gazebo and covered picnic/

New Madrid, MO Recreation

New Madrid Historical Museum

The New Madrid Historical Museum occupies the former Kendal Saloon, 1886. Exhibits reflect the culture of this ever changing river town from the Mississippian Indian period through the great earthquakes of 1811-1812, New Madrid's role in the Civil War and the early 20

New Madrid, MO Museums

Things to do near New Madrid, MO

Rocky Holler

Pony rides, fishing, a tram ride, lake, wagon rides, petting zoo, antiques on display, panning for gold, a blacksmith shop an...

Rafter K Arena

Rodeo arena featuring open rodeo series, youth rodeo series, barrel racing series, and other events....

Red House Interpretive Center

The Interpretative Center is a museum focusing on the 1803 time period, the Mississippi River, the life and times of Louis Lo...

Casino Aztar

Gaming boat and pavilion which includes Corky's BBQ & Ribs and Sidelines. Picnic area, rodeo arena and expo center....

St. Francois State Park

This park, rich in Civil War lore, consists of rugged Pike Run Hills. Canoeing on Big River, camping, hiking, equestrian trai...