Dec 05

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Posted on December 5, 2018 at 10:52 AM by Lebanon Tourism

With Holiday Season in full swing there are a great deal of area events you won't want to miss!  
Thursday, December 6th:  Ugly Sweater Social at Boat Town Brewing (Exit 123 off I-44) from 5 PM-9 PM.  Help Freedom Home Crafters ring in gift of hope this Christmas!  Large basket auction, games and raffle.  Prize for the best ugly sweater, $5 to join the contest.  Pull a name from the giving tree enjoy live music and shop the Christmas merchandise.  All proceeds will go to Project 360 Youth Services.  For more details, contact 417-894-6452.

Friday, December 7th:  Mid-MO Bank will be hosting their Christmas Open House from 9 AM- 5 PM with Santa visiting from 4-5:00 PM!  Enjoy refreshments, raffles and prizes.

Friday, December 7th:  8th Annual Christmas in the Park!  Atchley Park from 5 PM-8 PM
Free hot dogs, hot chocolate bar (first 150 receive a free mug), pictures with Santa, inflatables, horse drawn hayrides, light displays, vendors and more!

Saturday, December 8th:  Enjoy Breakfast with Santa at Jordan Valley Community Health Center from 9 AM-11 AM.  Enjoy waffle bar, crafts, games, kids dance, carolers, Santa and more!

Saturday, December 8th:  3rd Annual Christmas at the Lodge Shopping & Craft Show!  Mighty Oak Lodge from 9 AM- 2 PM

Saturday, December 8th:  2nd Annual Christmas Movie Night at the Lodge!  Mighty Oak Lodge 7 PM-9 PM.  Movie begins at 7 PM with basic concessions available.   Bring lawn chair and blanket.  $5 for ages 11
Kids 10 & under are $3
*(Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by adult supervision)*

Tuesday, December 11:  The Manor House Inn Christmas Open House, Manor House Inn 5PM-8PM.  Light refreshments, tours and Christmas decor on display.

If you have a holiday event or any event you would like to see added to these post or the Events Calendar, contact the Tourism Department at 1-844-4LEBANON or email

Happy Holidays!!
Jul 06

Happenings Around Town!

Posted on July 6, 2018 at 11:59 AM by Nicole McGinnis

July 7: Salute to 75 at the I-44 Speedway!  75-lap Pro Late Model feature event and a fireworks show following the event!

July 9-14:  Bring the whole family out for the 2018 Laclede County Fair! Enjoy a 4 wheeler rodeo, carnival rides, draft horse pull, truck and tractor pull, and much more! Season tickets are available at the Chamber Office or sold Tuesday at the gate. Season tickets are $30.

July 13:  Lebanon Laclede County Library is showing Moana at 10 AM.   Don't forget to bring a snack and a blanket to enjoy the movie with.  Beat the heat inside with the AC!

July 20:  Boat Town Brewing Christmas in July 5-8 PM.  Boat Town Brewing invites you to come out and shop while sampling wine, mead and spirits in a fun atmosphere with great friends! Vendors will be offering door prizes as well as table prizes!

July 21-22: 9th Annual Fiber U for knitters, weavers, spinners, and all fiber artists from the Midwest at the Cowan Civic Center. Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sunday 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Free admission! Enjoy vendors, demos, fiber artists showcase, and classes. 

July 27-29: The New Horizons present the 2018 Gospel Music Spectacular at the Cowan Civic Center! No tickets needed! Emcee Duane Garren will be there to introduce the Lesters, Diplomats, Dove Brothers, and many more!

August 1-4: The 3rd Annual Lebanon Gospel Music Get-Together will be back at the Cowan Civic Center! Enjoy the musical talents of the Isaacs, Perrys, Whisnants, Primitive Quartet, McKameys, and many, many more! To order tickets or for more information call 417-236-9090 or visit 

Jun 13

Father's Day Weekend Fun

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 11:30 AM by Nicole McGinnis

If you're looking for some family fun this weekend to help celebrate Father's Day or just to celebrate the fact it's summer, the sun is shining and you're here to experience it then you have hit the jackpot in Lebanon!  
All weekend long beginning on Friday, Lebanon will be home to several wonderful family events that will have an abundance of free family fun!

Friday, June 15th starting at 1 PM the Route 66 Festival will be underway at the Historic Munger Moss Motel.  Attendees can participate in the classic car cruise-in, listen to the Route 66 Band and splurge on some great eats.  This event runs until dark and is free!

Also on Friday, June 15th starting at 6 PM is the FBC Block Party!  Come visit downtown Lebanon on Commercial and Monroe Street and experience fun for every age!  Cotton Candy, Ice Cream, Food Trucks, Bounce Houses, Carnival Games and local favorite Dawson Hollow are just a few of the items on deck that are sure to keep the family entertained.  This event is free aside from any food truck purchases and all are encouraged to attend!  

Starting Saturday, June 16th at 9 AM will be the continuation of the Route 66 Festival at Boswell Park!  Enjoy the classic car parade from the Munger Moss Motel to Boswell Park on Historic Route 66, craft booths, Route  66 Memoribilia, Live Music and Entertainment all day as well as family games, parking shuttle and yummy treats! All you need to bring is your lawn chairs!  This event runs until 4 PM at Boswell Park and is free to attend!

To cap the weekend off right, The Our Town, Your Town Annual Celebration will be the Grand Finale!  On Saturday, June 16th starting at 5 PM  at the Laclede County Fairgrounds, the Our Town, Your Town Annual Celebration will take place.  Attendees will enjoy a game zone, 50/50 raffle, inflatables, live music entertainment featuring Christian Contemporary group Selah, and to finish the night-a fantastic musically synced fireworks display!  What more could you ask for in a celebration?!?  Wait, did I mention it's free!!  

Lebanon is THE place to be this weekend!!  Don't miss out on any of the fun!  See you there!