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Historic Independence Square|103 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO | Map

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From the Organizer

The 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. Hosted on the Historic Independence Square, Independence, Mo 64050. (Osage to Memorial Drive, between Truman and Walnut streets) PARKING - Free parking is available at the Community of Christ Auditorium parking lot located at 1001 W. Walnut. Shuttles are available for $1 per person for the shuttle ride to the festival grounds. Shuttles run every 15 minutes. Handicap accessible shuttles are available. FREE Admission for All activities (excluding carnival)