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44th Annual Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival, September 2 - 5

The 44th Annual Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival in Independence, MO commemorates the origin of the Santa Fe, California and Oregon trails during the country’s great westward expansion by early pioneers. More than 300,000 attendees spend Labor Day weekend at the region’s oldest and largest festival. At this popular festival, you'll find arts and crafts booths, food vendors, live entertainment, a large carnival, bingo and square dancing.