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Featuring Wynonna & the Big Noise

Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 33-year career. Once dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline,” this iconic performer has received over 60 industry awards, with countless charting singles, including 20 No.1 hits such as “Mama He’s Crazy,” “Why Not me,” and “Grandpa, (Tell Me ‘Bout The Good Ole Days).”
6 pm
7 pm
8 pm
Classic Car Cruise
Kid’s Zone
Heritage Village & Stage
Event Sponsors
Live Eagle Show
parade
Little Mr & Miss Independance
Red, Bike & Blue
Hot Dog Eating Contest
Food Courts
Beer garden
beer garden Stage
adventure zone
area Sponsors
Downtown stage
Extreme Stage
salute to heroes
avenue of the americas
show-me missouri
opening ceremony
Street Dance
July 4th
Carnival Land
photo by Salute to America Chair, Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin
 2017 Salute to America Salute to America A Capitol Celebration FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO GET INVOLVED: e: info@salutetoamerica.org 700 East Capitol Ave. | Jefferson City, MO 65101 t: 573.761.0704 c: 573.619.2200 directions
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Beer Garden Stage
Beer Garden Stage
July 4th
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Welcome to the celebration with something for everyone!

Come find out how our State Capitol celebrates our Nation’s Independence with this multi-day celebration in the heart of historic downtown Jefferson City. We kick off with a concert event at the decommissioned Missouri State Penitentiary on Saturday, July 1st. Events on July 3rd include the Parade, Opening Ceremony, Carnival and FREE concert on the lawn of the Capitol. July 4th is huge with 17 city blocks of themed areas, 7 entertainment stages, vendors, eclectic festival food, beer gardens, live eagle show, historic & military displays, petting zoo & pony rides, another FREE concert and so much more all capped off with the largest fireworks shells shot in the state in our Red, White and Boom sky concert simulcast to your favorite music.  Jefferson City is uniquely positioned in the center of Missouri with easy access for guests from across the state. So plan to bring your family & friends and stay the whole weekend and see all America’s most beautiful small town has to offer!
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Get your tickets for this unprecedented, historic concert Inside the Walls of the Missouri State Penitentiary,

once known as "the bloodiest 47 acres in America".

When: Saturday, July 1st , 2017 Time: Doors open at 4 pm, concert starts at 5 pm Line Up: 8 pm  Wynonna & the Big Noise 7 pm  Hillbilly Vegas 6 pm  Steve Griggs Band 5 pm  Shotgun Creek Tickets: $39 general admission + service fee (only (2500 tickets) Other: * All ages; over 21 writbands available *  Beer Garden, wine, coke products and water; food/snack concessions *  Prison Dinner in A-Hall: $2 p/p limited reserve seats; prepared by Prison Brews *  Prohibited items: Firearms/weapons of any kind; Coolers or outside beverages; Backpacks or large      bags; Canopies/tents/umbrellas; Pets *  Allowed items: Lawn chairs, blankets (chair rental available) *  Rain or shine. No rain date. Sorry, no refunds.
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ABOUT US

Our Foundation...

The Salute to America Celebration operates under the direction of a not-for- profit 4th of July Foundation, a working partnership between the City, County, State, Chamber, Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and of course, our Sponsors. Festival Committee The event is organized and staffed by the all volunteer Salute to America Committee, Dan Roling, Chair. Sponsors This event wouldn't happen without the generosity each year of our community- minded benefactors. Each themed area in the Festival District is also sponsored by a business or organization. There are many, many opportunities for businesses, civic organizations, clubs, school groups, entertainers and individuals to contribute in a variety of ways. If you're interested in learning more, contact our office at 573.761-0704 or click here for a Fax Back form or Donate Here.

Our Mission...

Continue to foster a cooperative effort between the Chamber, City, County and the State to showcase Jefferson City as our State Capitol’s celebration; Develop an environment of inclusion and opportunity to encourage involvement by local and statewide civic groups and other organizations who may mutually benefit by participation; Attract and increase corporate and other sponsorships by offering enhanced branding opportunities through association with this event; Creating a prideful, patriotic environment with diversity and abundance in activities, entertainment, exhibits and retail opportunities to attract a broad audience and increase attendance.

Our Management

Salute to America is managed by Daily Plan-it, Jill Snodgrass Festival Director and Sean Krikorian, Festival Coordinator, under the direction of the Salute to America Foundation Board of Directors. Summer internships are available. Click here to send an email
Kris Scheperle, County Commissioner, Foundation Chair, Representing Cole County Carrie Tergin, Mayor, Foundation Vice Chair, Representing the City of Jefferson Dan Roling, Committee Chair Angela Nale Representing Downtown Jefferson City; Committee Vice Chair Kathy Crow, Past Chair Randy Allan, Representing the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce Diane Gillespie, Representing the Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau Cathy Brown, Representing the State of Missouri Mark Kaiser, Representing Community Civic Organizations John Hickey, Past Chair Greg Gaffke, Past Chair Jayne Dunkmann, Past Chair
Board Members

Welcome to the celebration with

something for everyone!

Come find out how our State Capitol celebrates our Nation’s Independence with this multi-day celebration in the heart of historic downtown Jefferson City. We kick off with a concert event at the decommissioned Missouri State Penitentiary on Saturday, July 1st. Events on July 3rd include the Parade, Opening Ceremony, Carnival and FREE concert on the lawn of the Capitol. July 4th is huge with 17 city blocks of themed areas, 7 entertainment stages, vendors, eclectic festival food, beer gardens, live eagle show, historic & military displays, petting zoo & pony rides, another FREE concert and so much more all capped off with the largest fireworks shells shot in the state in our Red, White and Boom sky concert simulcast to your favorite music.  Jefferson City is uniquely positioned in the center of Missouri with easy access for guests from across the state. So plan to bring your family & friends and stay the whole weekend and see all America’s most beautiful small town  has to offer!
A Capitol Celebration FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO GET INVOLVED: e: info@salutetoamerica.org t: 573.761.0704
SALUTE TO AMERICA
A Capitol Celebration

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celebration in America’s Most Beautiful Small Town.

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photo by Salute to America Chair, Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin
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