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Annual Events

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Riverside Short Film Festival

New Haven is home to the only short film festival in Missouri, and is one of five total in the US. Entries for the festival come from all over the globe. You can be a part of this event in April. Be on the lookout for ticket sales in March!


Miller's Landing Day

Celebrate the town’s founding with Lewis & Clark re-enactors and encampment, exhibitors, live music, food and drinks, classic car exhibition, quilt show, art show, square dancing, children’s activities, and fireworks! Look for this event in May.

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New Haven Community Youth Fair

The New Haven Community Youth Fair prides itself on making the fair about the children! With livestock shows, tractor pulls, fishing, washers, cornhole, archery, kids' zone, food, drinks, and more, you are sure to find something for everyone! Look for this event in July.

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Hot Air Balloon Glow, Race, and Festival

The Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of New Haven sponsors a spectacular Balloon Glow, Race and Festival in September that is Free and Open to the public.


Wing Competition

Have a great wing recipe or just love wings? Get in on this annual event hosted by Lang-A-Tang Deli, Charcuterie, and Catering! You can compete or sample and vote for your favorite wing masters! Look for this event in October. Contact Meg at  to compete!

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Scarecrow Fest and Pumpkin Glow

Each fall Downtown New Haven Inc hosts a scarecrow and fest and pumpkin glow. Come see the creative scarecrows and pumpkins, bring the kids for the costume contest and hayrides, and peruse the shops that stay open late. Look for this event in October.

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Thriller on Miller

Halloween isn't just for the kids! Thriller on Miller is a collaboration between Pinckney Bend Distillery, Lang-a-Tang Catering, and Paddle Stop Brewery for a 21+ Halloween celebration. Look for this event in October!


Pinckney Bend Distillery's Birthday Bash

Pinckney Bend Distillery Celebrates big for their birthday and you're invited! Look for this Bonfire Bash in November!

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Christmas by Moonlight

Nostalgic for an old fashioned Christmas? Fridays in December you'll find downtown New Haven all dressed up for the holidays with shops open late, carolers, carriage rides, and more!

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