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This year the festival will be held on Saturday, JUNE 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with the International Scott Joplin Ragtime Music Festival. Since its creation, Queen of the Prairies Festival of the Arts has grown steadily in artists and visitors.

Sedalia known as the Queen City of the Prairie, has everything for a wonderful day of family fun. Opening at 10 a.m. The Queen of the Prairies Festival of the Arts transforms historic downtown Sedalia into a venue for award-winning artists, fine art crafters that draws art lovers and fun seekers from all over the state to this one-day free event. Presented by the Sedalia Visual Art Association and Sedalia Downtown Development, inc, the festival celebrates its 7th year in 2017.

Visitors can leisurely stroll through historic downtown and marvel at works from Missouri’s most talented artists, who display their original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, captivating sculptures, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography. With such a diverse array of unique art displayed for sale at affordable prices, the Queen of the Prairies Festival of the Arts is a great way to purchase one-of-a-kind art for you or a friend.

Music from local, regional and international musicians features ragtime, a blend of folk, jazz, country, pop and soul genres. These musical treats are absolutely free and open to the public.


Children's Art
While adults explore art booths and listen to music, children can unleash their artistic talents at "Kid’s Alley." A variety of make & take projects await their creative ideas. They can design and draw their own masterpieces inside the huge walk-in inflatable and draw with sidewalk chalk.

Culinary Arts
Food booths at the festival attract customers with mouth-watering treats.

Dogs on leashes are permitted.


Event Schedule
    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Artist and Vendor Booths Open
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Kid's Alley Activities


Music & Entertainment

 

 




Queen of the Prairies Festival of the Arts
P.O. Box 820
Sedalia, MO 65302


The Queen of the Prairies Festival of the Arts is a joint effort of
The Sedalia Visual Art Association and Sedalia Downtown Development, Inc.
For more information, please call 660-826-7080 or email mgressley@sbcglobal.net.

 

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     2017 Festival Sponsors

 • Sedalia Downtown Development, Inc.
 • Sedalia Visual Art Association
 • Missouri Arts Council
 • Central Bank of Sedalia

7th Annual
Queen of the Prairies Festival of the Arts

NEW DATE!!! JUNE 3, 2017

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