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Programs & Events


Founder's Day Festival: June 2, 2018
-- First Saturday in June from 7:30-midnight. A celebration in the main park featuring a fun 5k/10k run/walk, craft booths, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, children's activities/games, food/beverages and music. Music entertainment will last until midnight.

Timeline of events:
UNION AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 5K/10K - 7:30AM to 9:00AM

KIWANIS & UNITED BANK OF UNION 3 ON 3 TOURNAMENT FOR ALL AGES (BASKETBALL COURTS) - 8:30AM FEE: $40.00 PER TEAM WHICH INCLUDES A MINIMUM OF 2 GAMES

BREAKFAST BY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (LARGE PAVILION) - 8:00AM to 10:00AM

PETTING ZOO WITH FFA (GRASS AREA) - 10:00AM to 12:00PM

REGISTRATION: FAMILY GAMES WITH FIRST BAPTIST - 11:30AM to 12:00PM
FAMILY GAMES WITH FIRST BAPTIST (GRASS AREA) - 12:00PM to 1:30PM

OPEN SWIM: $1.00 PER PERSON ALL DAY (SPLASH-N-SWIMPLEX) - 12:00PM to 7:00PM

BALLOON SCULPTING BY LOLLYPOP & STARBURST (PAVILION #3) - 1:00 PM to 3:00PM

FACE PAINTING BY JESSICA AHNER (PAVILION #3) - 1:00 PM to 3:00PM

ROCK WALL, GIANT TWISTER, PHOTO BOOTH (GRASS AREA) - 1:00PM to 5:00PM

REGISTRATION: TURTLE RACES-BOX TURTLES ONLY - 3:00PM to 4:00PM
TURTLE RACES FOR AGES 2-13 (GRASS AREA) - 4:00PM to 5:00PM

REGISTRATION: PEDAL TRACTOR PULL - 5:00PM to 5:30PM
PEDAL TRACTOR PULL FOR AGES 3-10 (WALKING PATH) - 5:30PM to 7:00PM

CRAFT SALE - 9:00AM to 6:00PM

FOOD/SNACK VENDORS - 11:00AM to 9:00PM

REGISTRATION: BUDWEISER WASHER TOURNEY - 11:00AM to 12:00PM
FEE: $10.00 PER TEAM (2 PEOPLE TO A TEAM)/MAXIMUM OF 20 TEAMS
BUDWEISER WASHER TOURNEY WITH CASH PRIZES (GRASS AREA) - 12:00PM TO ???

BEER GARDEN - 12:00PM to 11:45PM

STARLIGHTERS (LARGE PAVILION) - 3:00PM to 6:00PM

PAUL COCKRUM TRIO (LARGE PAVILION) - 6:00PM to 9:00PM

THE TALL POPPIES (LARGE PAVILION) - 9:00PM to 12:00AM

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CRAFTERS: For Craft Sale registration form, click here.

FOOD/SNACK VENDORS: For Concession Stand registration form, click here.

SUPPORTERS: This event takes many hands to help and fund to make it a success. If you would like to provide a contribution to support the event, access the Sponsorship form by clicking here.

For information about the 5k/10k, contact the Union Area Chamber of Commerce at 636-583-8979.

For information about the 3 on 3 basketball tournament, click here to visit Kiwanis Club of Union's website.

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Thank you to the 2018 Event Sponsors (as of 5/21/2018):

ALTERNATIVES INSURANCE AGENCY
ANONYMOUS
BANK OF SULLIVAN
BLACK DRAGON ARMS, LLC
BOCO, INC.
BRUNSMANN ROOFING
BUDDEEZ, INC
CAPRI POOLS & AQUATICS
CARL BURNS ASPHALT PAVING & SEALING
CRAIG'S TREE SERVICE
CROSBY HOME IMPROVEMENTS
D & M CAR WASH, LLC
DAIRY QUEEN
DICKEY BUB FARM & HOME
GATEWAY EXTRUSIONS, LTD
GRUS FOUNDATIONS, LLC
HALL BROTHERS LUMBER CO.
HERITAGE COMMUNITY BANK
HOLMES CONTRACTING LLC

INTEK INDUSTRIAL HEATING TECHNOLOGY
K.J. UNNERSTALL CONSTRUCTION
LEGENDS BANK

MIDWEST PETROLEUM CO.
NB WEST CONTRACTING CO., INC
REGION WELDING
SEPTIC SERVICES, INC
SILGAN PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINERS
STORAGE DEPOT
UNION NAILS
UNION RECYCLING
UNITED BANK OF UNION
VOLPI FOODS
WAYDE'S EQUIPMENT OF UNION, MISSOURI, LLC
WAYNE'S PEST CONTROL COMPANY
WHITE ROSE CAFE
   


2018 Ticket Consignment Program -- This amusement park program is made available to Union Parks & Recreation Department (UPRD) through the Missouri Parks and Recreation Association (MPRA). Discounted tickets must be purchased at the UPRD Office during normal hours of operation. For ticket availability, please call the office at 636.583.8471.

Silver Dollar City:

Adult One-Day (ages 12+) - $60.00
Child One-Day (ages 4-11) - $50.00
Adult Two-Day (ages 12+) - $65.00*
Child Two-Day (ages 4-11) - $55.00*

*Two-Day tickets are not sold at Silver Dollar City gates.

White Water:
Adult One-Day (ages 12+) - $40.00
Child One-Day (ages 4-11) - $22.00
Adult Two-Day (ages 12+) - $45.00**
Child Two-Day (ages 4-11) - $27.00**

**Two-Day tickets are not sold at White Water gates.

White Water Silver Dollar City Splash & Play Pass:
Adult Three-Day (ages 12+) - $82.00
Child Three-Day (ages 4-11) - $62.00

Six Flags/Hurricane Harbor:
One-Day Pass - $46.00***
Season Pass - $64.00***
***Ages are not considered; same price applies to all.

Big Surf:
Adult (ages 11-59) - $29.00
Junior (ages 4-10) - $24.00
Senior (ages 60+) - $22.00


Lawn Chair Movie Nights -- Free family movies series, shown on the third Friday evening of the month at the City Park, in grass area west of the large pavilion. All friends of the community are invited. All you have to do is bring a lawn chair and a blanket. Coolers and food are welcome. All shows will start at approximately at dark. Movies are subject to change due to availability of the movie.

East Central College is the co-host for the events. To celebrate the 50th anniversary, ECC will provide pre-movie activities about an hour before each movie starts. Be sure to come out to help us celebrate!

May 18, 2018: Ferdinand at 8:15pm, June 15, 2018: Leap at 8:30pm, July 20, 2018: CoCo at 8:30pm, August 17, 2018: The Nut Job at 8:30pm and September 21, 2018: Everyone's Hero at 7:30pm.

Click here to view/print the event flyer.

Concert in the Park -- Free concerts series, performed on the first Friday evening of the month at the large pavilion at City Park. Come enjoy a variety of music. The selected band for the evening will play from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Coolers and food are welcome.

May 4, 2018: Crossfire, June 1, 2018: Texas Giants, July 6, 2018: Pocket Change, August 3, 2018: Pik'n Lik'n and the last concert will be September 7, 2018 with Fanfare Entertainment.

Click here to view/print the event flyer.

Doggie Day at the Pool: August 14, 2018 -- Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Place: Splash-n-Swimplex, Fee: $4/pup
Dog days of summer getting you down? Bring man’s best friend and come cool off in our beautiful pool. Owners are responsible for cleaning up any accidents. Dogs must be accompanied by an adult. You may use your punch card for this event. More information to follow at a later date for 2018 season.

Halloween Bash: October 2018 -- Held at the Large Pavilion in the main park. For kids age 10 and under, the costume contest will start around 6:00pm. Spooky hay rides, refreshments and a lot more. More information to follow at a later date for the 2018 event.

Is your business interested in sponsoring the Costume Contest or pass out candy to the trick-or-treaters at Halloween Bash? Check back closer to the event for details.

Children's Christmas Party: December 2018
-- Held in the Union City Auditorium, for kids 10 & under. Doors open immediate following the parade, at approximately 6:30pm. Bring your family to this fun & free event! There will be refreshments, face painting, a balloon sculptor, picture's with Santa Claus (bring your own camera) and every child (10 & under) will receive a gift. Please bring food to help stock the food pantry for the holiday's. More information to follow at a later date for the 2018 event.

For information about the Winter Wonderland Parade, please contact the Union Area Chamber of Commerce at 636-583-8979.

Valentines Dinner & Comedy Show: February 2019 -- Join us for the 17th annual event that is sure to have a lot of laughs! Comedians TBA. This adult-only event will be held at Union City Auditorium with doors opening at 6pm. Tickets include dinner, comedy show, rose (for the ladies) and dance. Cash bar will be available, no outside beverages allowed. More information to follow at a later date for the 2019 event.

Rummage Sale: Late Winter/Spring 2019 -- at Union City Auditorium. More information to follow at a later date for the 2019 event.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: April 2019 -- at City Park from 9am-11am. More information to follow at a later date for the 2019 event.