5:00 p.m.  Ham & Bean Dinner/Ice Cream Social

5:00 p.m.  Pet Show (Registration 4:30 p.m.)

5:30 p.m.  Cake Walks  (throughout the evening)

5:45 p.m.  BINGO with fun prizes

6:00 p.m.  Banjo Picking Contest/Jam Session

7:00 p.m. Dogpatch Days King & Queen coronation (Age 19-30; 31-49;

                          50 & over)



                                     40' Bungee Run Basketball Shootout

                                          30' Dual Lane Rock Climb Slide

                                                    40' Obstacle Course

Schedule of Events


Scotty Kemp

Live Music


32nd Annual Freedom Fest

Kids' Game Tent,  Bounce House, Corn Hole & Washers Competition, Outhouse Race, Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull, & more!

Games Galore!


King & Queen Contests

Teeny Pumpkin Prince & Princess:

Ages 0-24 Months

Tiny Pumpkin Prince & Princess:

Ages 2-3 Years

Pumpkin Prince & Princess:

Ages 4-5

Voting begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sat. Oct. 12th and closes at 1:30  p.m.​

Friday, Oct. 11th & Saturday, Oct. 12th 2019. The theme is "Dogpatch Days". Check back often for details!

South Iron High School

​Doors open at 4:30 p.m.



K-6 Master Freedom Fest & Little Miss Freedom Fest 7-12 Grade Freedom Fest King & Queen K-12 Voting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday evening. All Voting Closes at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday All Votes are a penny per Vote! Proceeds from all King and Queen Contests will be applied a community-based project...check back often for more information!

Pumpkin King & Queen Contest

South Iron School Alumni Banquet

7:00 a.m.   Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast (Community Center)

9:00 a.m.   20th Annual Car Show @ Annapolis First Baptist Church

                        Food & Craft Vendors & Petting Zoo opens

                      Voting begins for all Prince, Princess, King & Queen Contests

                     Kids' Contests...Bounch House...Kids' Games...Face Painting

10:00 a.m. Parade begins with Flag Raising Ceremony

11:00-?  Live Music featuring Shannon Cox & Tin Mines

​1:00 p.m.  Corn Hole/Washers Competition

1:30 p.m.   Voting Closes for all King & Queen contests

                       Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull (3-4 yrs.; 5-6 yrs)

                       (sponsored by Iron Co. University Extension)

2:00 p.m.   Outhouse Races

3:00 p.m.   Freedom Fest Quilt Raffle Drawing/Winner Announced

3:30 p.m.   Winners of Prince, Princess, King & Queen Contests Announced

4:30 p.m.   Doors open @ South Iron School for Alumni Banquet

Freedom Fest is coordinated by South Iron Community Betterment Association

Interested in vending at Freedom Fest? Call 573.598.1064 or click here to download the vendor registration form.

Quilt Raffle

SICBA is raffling off a quilt that was handmade and hand-quilted (and donated!) by our own Crazy Quilters!

Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Purchase them from any SICBA member or buy them at the Freedom Fest event. The drawing for the quilt winner will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12th.