Scenic-Beauty-1-deerWest Plains is situated around the Mark Twain National Forest with exquisite streams, rivers, lakes and historic mills within a short drive. For the tourist traveling through the area, West Plains provides the most options for lodging, dining, outfitting and other services.

oldtimemusicfestivalThere are also numerous events and activities for all ages throughout the year, highlighted by the city’s signature event – The Old Time Music Ozark Heritage Festival.

Below is a complete listing of annual events and activities available in West Plains. For more information about any of these events and activities, please call the Ozark Heritage Welcome Center at 1-888-256-8835

Feel free to also download our West Plains Visitor’s Guide.

Annual Events:

Optimist Arts & Crafts Show-
Chocolate Festival-  See their FACEBOOK page
Chili Cook-Off- See their FACEBOOK page
WP Council on the Arts Brewfest
SMHBA Home Show-
Mid America Gospel Concerts-
TLR Gun & Knife Shows- See their FACEBOOK page
MSU-WP Auction-
Annual Foster Children Benefit-
OMC Fun Run-
MSU-WP Annual Alumni Picnic-
MSU-WP Oz Con Convention-
ORN Bridal Expo
ORN Baby Toddler Expo-
HOBA Festivals-!
West Plains Car Club Show-
Heart of the Ozarks Fair-
Monster Truck Show-
Howell County Relay for Life- See their FACEBOOK page
South Central MO Dog Kennel Shows-
Taste of Missouri-
Haunting in the Hollows-FACEBOOK
Zizzer Homecoming Parade-
Christmas Parade-
Caddy Shack Golf Tournament-
Community Messiah Sing-
OMC Lights of Life-
Annual Fit 4 All Ages Festival- Burton Creek-FACEBOOK
Toys for Tots-
MSU-WP Christmas Concert-


Mark Twain National Forest-
MO Conservation Department-
Municipal Golf Course-
Country Club Golf Course-
McWilliams Pumpkin Patch  -
West Plains Soccer Association-
Cloud 9 Ranch- Baseball Complex-
Softball Fields-
Flying R Ranch-
Walking Trails-
Galloway Creek Park-
Disc Golf-
Aquatic Center-
Neathery Skateboard Park-
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Jimmie Carroll Sports Complex-
WP Civic Center Indoor Pool-




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