63rd Annual Sumner Wild Goose Festival

Friday, October 27th, 2017

4:00pm-6:00pm    Classic Car Cruise                     Main Street

4:00pm-7:00pm    Chili & Soup Supper                 American Legion

4:00pm-5:30pm​    Gooseberry Pie Entry               Pioneer Kitchen

​                                                 Lisa Stewart 660-734-1469

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

7:35am             Wild Goose Chase Gravel Grinder     Sumner Park

                                  Matt Burris   816-392-4262


9:30am                    Baby Show Registration            Grand Stand

                                (0-3 years $3.00 entry fee)  Jennifer Jacobus

10:00am                        Baby Show                             Grand Stand

10:00am-6:00pm        Entertainment                       Main Street

           (National Guard Activities/KCP&L Boom Truck Rides/KC Copters/Vendors/Blow Up Games)

10:00am-11:00am       Gooseberry Pie Entry                 Pioneer Kitchen

                                    Lisa Stewart 660-734-1469

10:00am               Prince & Princess Judging            Methodist Church

                                        Royalty: Tricia Cleveland

10:30am                  Queen Judging                             Methodist Church      


11:00am                    Quilt Show                                   Methodist Church

                                                       Martha Montgomery

12:00pm                 Crowing of the Royalty               Grand Stand


12:00pm-3:00pm   Contest Registration                Grand Stand

      Oldest Man/Woman, Newest/Oldest Married Couple, Traveled the Greatest Distance

12:00pm                        Lunch

                American Legion Fish Fry, Sportsman Club, Vendors

12:30pm                       Gooseberry Pie Auction        Grand Stand     

12:45pm                        Parade Line-up               Corner of Maple and 139

1:30pm                          Parade                          

Grandstand Entertainment

Following Parade          Free Kids Games (Dimes in Saw Dust, Sack Races & More)


Following Parade          Duck and Goose Calling Contest

3:00pm                           Drawing, Raffle & Contest Winner

4:00pm-8:30pm           Jason Craig and The Wingmen               Grand Stand

                                              Outdoor Concert  


5:30pm                          Attendance Drawing Sign Up All Day

                                      $100 Cash Prize & More to Given Away!

                                             Must Be Present to Win!!!!

Dark                                       Light Up the Sky                              Main Street

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

9:00am                          Worship Services                                    Sumner Methodist Church

Notice:As per section 537-550 of House Bill 0795, the city of Sumner and/or the Goose Festival Committee will not be liable for injury or death resulting from the inherent risks of participating in any Goose Festival activity.  This bill relieves cities and towns with fewer than 10,000 persons of liability during a fair, festival or similar gathering.

General Information

Watch for additional festival activities to be announced Goose Festival Day, weather permitting.