The 77th Annual American Legion Cotton Carnival & Parade will be held Sept. 28-Oct. 2, the parade will be held on Oct. 2. This annual event celebrates the Sikeston community’s agricultural heritage. Sikeston is the northern most city where cotton is grown. Activities include a carnival, local foods, games, kid’s activities, pageants and parade. The parade is one of the largest in the region and the theme is “A Bicentennial Salute to the Show Me State – 1821-2021”. Prizes are awarded for floats that best represent the theme.
Join us Saturday, September 11th, 2021, from 6-10pm on Center St. in Historic Downtown Sikeston for the Fall In Love With Downtown Sikeston Wine Festival. This is an outdoor event bringing together good music, good food, and good wine. Also, in celebration of the Missouri Bicentennial, each paid admission will include a special souvenir wine glass.